A Gainesville man is accused of trying to buy a date rape drug through Craigslist as part of a sexual assault scheme targeting his wife.
As Russell McMurry of Hall County was getting sworn in Jan. 20 as Georgia Department of Transportation's new planning director, the revolving door that is that department's top job swung again.
ATLANTA - The steps to the entrance of the state Capitol in Atlanta aren't quite as inspiring as those Rocky triumphantly ascends, arms raised when he reaches the top, ready for the fight of his life. But they do stir a sense of anticipation about what could be.
Last week, a threatening message written on a Gainesville High School bathroom wall led to a search of the school and heightened security the next day.
A special weekend program at Brenau University's School of Occupational Therapy sought to address challenges faced by caregivers dealing with individuals suffering from dementia. The Gerontology Conference and Dementia Care Workshop at the Brenau University Downtown Center drew more than 250 Brenau faculty and students Saturday from occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing and gerontology programs, as well as caregivers, family members of dementia patients, assisted living facility workers and community members.
HELEN - Sunny skies and bright costumes lit up North Georgia's Bavarian village Saturday for Fasching, the German celebration of Mardi Gras.
Two juvenile offenders have passed the test to earn their GEDs in the program's first year at the Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center.
A Flowery Branch man has been charged after law enforcement agents discovered methamphetamine, firearms and other materials in his home.
A former Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy has filed an employment discrimination complaint against the agency and Sheriff Gerald Couch, claiming he faced discrimination due to his race.
Efforts to clean up Lake Lanier began Friday with work to remove one of the many abandoned houseboats found along the shoreline.
Four suspects are in custody after drug agents raided a home in southeastern Dawson County where an active methamphetamine lab was uncovered.
Gainesville officials are asking recycling customers to not put food or plastic bags in the recycling bins.
Thanks to small sacrifices made by Johnson High School students, 275 people in Sierra Leone have more access to drinking water.
More than 150 Hall County students now have a great reason to flash those pearly whites.
The final two men accused in a North Georgia motorcycle gang investigation by the FBI were sentenced Friday in federal court in Gainesville.
When Jayla Williams walks into the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County, she knows she's following in her father's footsteps.
A small kitchen fire Friday forced eight people out of their home to stay with relatives until repairs are made.
Hall County Fire Services have received reports of impostors attempting to take donations.
Turnout during the first week of early voting on a new round of special purpose local option sales tax, or SPLOST VII, was sporadic, with snowy weather and government closings likely limiting the number who showed up to the polls.
The Hall Progress 2015 Committee, a group of local business leaders, is spearheading a campaign to pass SPLOST VII.
Five people from across North Georgia were arrested Tuesday in the continued "dismantling of a local methamphetamine trafficking network," authorities said, that is suspected of handling more than 10 pounds of the drug.
A popular song started blaring and girls screamed, starting to move to the music.
In Gainesville and Flowery Branch on Thursday, the overnight snow quickly turned to slush and what little ice remained on the pavements had melted by mid-morning.
An Ellijay man faces charges of robbery by intimidation, theft, fraud and forgery following multiple incidents in Gainesville, Oakwood and Gwinnett County.
A $44.6 billion 2016 fiscal year state budget approved Thursday by the Georgia House would close previous cuts to public education spending, slash funding for low-interest student loans and ask local school districts to make $103 million more in employer contributions to keep state insurance coverage for some part-time school employees.
If you were expecting Snowmageddon 2015 on Thursday, what you got in Gainesville was more like Snow-meh.
School was out and snow was on the ground, so people in Hall County were ready to have some fun Thursday.
Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.
A winter storm that dropped a slushy mix Wednesday on North Georgia was downgraded overnight, though light snow and black ice may still cover some roadways, making travel dangerous early in the day.