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.
Two Banks County Sheriff's Office deputies are uninjured after a shooting incident Friday while attempting to approach a suspect wanted on a parole violation warrant.
The 2014 fiscal year ended on a positive financial note for Hall County government, according to a report officials delivered Friday.
A Gainesville man accused of crashing into a Lula councilwoman's car and causing her death was indicted last week.
All property needed for the construction of a roundabout has been acquired by Flowery Branch, moving that particular project forward.
Changes could be coming to a couple of parks along Lake Lanier if Forsyth County is able secure federal grant funding.
After two years behind bars, Stacy McIntosh wants to leave the street life behind him.
The transportation funding bill in the Georgia legislature has had a bumpy ride so far, and the grumbling isn't just coming from people outside the Gold Dome.
Since 2009, nearly 60 abandoned or foreclosed homes in Hall County have been purchased, renovated and sold to low-income families under the federal grant-funded Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
Angie Beccue, Health and Wellness Director at the J.A. Walters Family YMCA, is always seeking to keep people motivated to state active.
Saturday's welcome day of sunshine and milder temperatures will give way to a chance of freezing rain overnight as March comes in more like a lion than a lamb.
Seasonal job seekers gathered Saturday at Lake Lanier Islands, where more than 400 positions need to be filled.
If you're wondering about how to make an extra buck this summer, Lanier Islands Resort may have your answer.
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.