Gainesville has accepted a $1 million grant from the state to build affordable homes in the city.
Local government officials are considering delaying a vote on a new round of special purpose local option sales tax from this fall to spring 2015.
For law enforcement, social media is a two-way street: It's an opportunity for officers to promote their work, but also leaves them open to public critique.
Unhappy with a situation, 19-year-old Andrea Tilmuth did what has become an ubiquitous part of the online presence: She wrote a bad review.
Lakefront homeowners across Hall County have vowed in recent weeks to appeal the latest reassessments on their property, and now the final tally is in.
Sentencing has been set for Joseph Williams, the Gainesville man convicted of shooting and killing Adrian Thompson on June 3, 2013, in the parking lot of Peppers Grocery & Market in Gainesville.
Bowing to an outcry from U.S. safety regulators and parents, Graco Children's Products announced Tuesday a recall for more than 6 million child safety seats.
John Breakfield, a Flowery Branch resident and Gainesville attorney, has been sworn in by Gov. Nathan Deal as one of three citizen members of the Georgia State Properties Commission and Georgia Building Authority.
All lanes of Ga. 347 have reopened after a ruptured pipe spewed gas up through the center lane of the highway at Deaton Creek Parkway. Parts of the roadway had been closed from Spout Springs Road to Ga. 211 due to damage from the gas main break.
Funds have been set up for the two families involved in the Monday morning wreck that killed two adults and three children.
A third juvenile judge will be added to the roster of two with officials' approval of the Hall County budget.
Gainesville City Council approved a zoning amendment Tuesday that will allow developer John Roberts to proceed with building a 55-home single-family subdivision off Wilson Drive.
Three of the four children injured Sunday by a car knocked out of gear are out of the hospital, and charges have been filed against the vehicle's owner.
The log cabin home of Revolutionary War veteran Col. James Roberts might soon be resurrected to its former glory.
Students from Hall County are experiencing the culture of China as part of the Arizona State University Confucius Institute Chinese Bridge Summer Camp.
Hall County is now accepting bids for Fire Station No. 3's former building on Short Road.
Parasites, memory and mockingbirds are just a few of the subjects undergraduates at the University of North Georgia are researching this year as part of Faculty-Undergraduate Summer Enrichment.
Particularly drawn to Flat Creek, Melba Horton spent the early part of the summer checking the water quality at Lake Lanier.
The Georgia Lottery Corp. last week reported its largest single-year transfer to the state's education fund, which supports financial aid for pre-kindergarten and higher education students.
Four children were injured, two critically, Sunday afternoon when a car was knocked out of gear at a home in North Hall, authorities reported.
The 29 names inscribed on the American Legion plaque proclaim the Hall County troops' "ultimate sacrifice" in World War I, but their stories are tucked away in state records from the era.
Data released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in its Kids Count Data Book rank Georgia as 42nd in the nation for child well-being.
Gainesville resident Deana Martin-Owens knows all too well the grief from losing a child is often debilitating and not many know what to do with it.
Several Hall County residents who are appealing the reassessments of their lakefront home values have raised questions about that process.
Though overdoses are down, Hall County has experienced a comparatively higher number of drug-related deaths through July on the heels of varying substance-abuse initiatives.
The clanking of metals and cracks of splitting wood filled Riverside Military Academy's Curtis Hall Gym on Saturday as Riverside played host to the 2014 National Championships martial arts event for the Atlantic Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation.