The board of directors of the North Georgia Community Foundation has elected James McCoy as chairman for 2014.
Escaped inmate Larry Lavaughan Farmer was recaptured late Wednesday, Lumpkin County Sheriff's Lt. Wesley Burnett confirmed.
A tentative trial date of March 31 has been set in Hall County Superior Court in the December 2012 shooting death of a Gainesville man at Carriage Mitsubishi.
Spout Springs Road in Flowery Branch is in many ways a developer's dream. The South Hall thoroughfare, particularly between Hog Mountain and Friendship roads, is growing rapidly as residents and big-box retailers alike pour into the area, stretching the meaning of Atlanta's suburban sprawl.
A national coalition is adjusting education standards in the arts, but adoption of the potential changes doesn't now seem to be on the state's radar.
A Hall County jury will begin deliberating today as it seeks to determine if a Lake Lanier fatality was merely an accident, or a crime perpetrated by the defendant's recklessness.
A bill moving through the legislature could allow guns into churches, more bars and government buildings as well as permit teachers to carry them into schools. Decisions would be left up to each individual institution, which local leaders are glad of.
The first public marina on Lake Lanier in at least 30 years - and the first ever on the Chestatee River arm of Lanier - is being considered by the Army Corps of Engineers.
Gainesville officials are hoping a name change to the tourism and trade office will boost economic development and help attract more visitors and conventions.
The state concluded its case Tuesday against Jeffrey Hubbard, an Atlanta man accused of homicide in the boating death of 11-year-old Kile Glover.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Hall County Cooperative Extension, is seeking nominations for the annual agribusiness awards.
Two Hall County men have been arrested charged with possession with the intent to distribute drugs, authorities said.
A Hall County man was in jail Tuesday night after allegedly leading Hall County deputies on an extended car chase and foot search that lasted two hours and ended under an abandoned house.
Weather permitting and if testing goes well, a new traffic signal is set to start operating midmorning Thursday at Ga. 11/Limestone Parkway and the entrance to the New Holland Marketplace.
Students at Chestatee High School in Gainesville spent their class time on Friday serving the community with good deeds and improving their skill sets.
James Allen said he felt like the heavens opened up before his eyes when he first met cartoonist Jack Elrod a decade ago.
A Braselton man is accused of embezzling more than $75,000 from Road Atlanta over the course of a year.
Qualifying ended today with one more candidate filing locally. Steven Ellis, an independent from Gainesville, will be challenging incumbent Scott Gibbs for Hall County Board of Commissioners District 3. Ellis must obtain 935 signatures by July 8 to officialy be in the race.
On the screen behind Candace Kendle, an image flashed of two separate brain scans.
Flowery Branch City Council gave its first OK Thursday night to expanding the city's lone rock quarry, while signaling company officials and area residents to keep working toward a final agreement on conditions.
As the next year's state budget takes one step closer to reality, local schools continue to cheer as increased funding looks more like a certainty.
CLARKESVILLE - Local residents were heartbroken Thursday after a large fire did heavy damage to historic buildings in the downtown area of this Habersham County town.
Gainesville officials are looking to amend the city's alcoholic beverage ordinance in hopes it will entice a South Hall business, which serves draft beer to go, to open on the downtown square.
Tony Beatty, a longtime Republican campaign strategist and consultant, pulled out of the District 1 race for the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Thursday after qualifying earlier this week.
The Gainesville Police Department is seeking a No. 2 in command after Maj. Paul Sherman retired in January, officials said.
Winter is hanging on with an icy grip as residents of the Northeast Georgia mountains could see some frozen precipitation tonight into Friday.
A memorial service is planned today for a Riverside Military Academy student who died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident.
One person was being treated for minor smoke inhalation after a residential fire in Gainesville, city fire officials said.