Every college or university is vulnerable to a natural or manmade disaster. University of North Georgia Public Safety Chief Justin Gaines wants to do something about that.
An audit of the state ethics commission has revealed systemic problems, including inequitable handling of complaints, fines and investigations, within the agency.
Hall County officials have announced they will host two additional public input meetings in an effort to generate interest and support for a new round of special purpose local option sales tax.
Georgia Mountains Workforce Development is bringing its Mobile Career Coach to the Spout Springs library in Flowery Branch on Nov. 19 to help residents with job-searching skills.
The Georgia Department of Human Services is offering help with home heating costs for those who meet income eligibility requirements and are either homebound due to health reasons or live in a household in which everyone is 65 or older.
Students and job seekers in the community donned their business-professional attire Wednesday and mingled with more than 60 potential employers.
The Gainesville Police Department may pass Go and collect $1,000 after landing at the railroad Wednesday morning with Norfolk Southern officials.
After training for the Chicago Marathon last year, LeAnne Gilleland decided to purchase a handgun and a permit to protect herself.
Tolbert N. Lester Jr. had his favorite car, a 1957 Ford Ranchero, but the Gainesville man was best known for another set of wheels - a maroon Hudson featured in the movie "Driving Miss Daisy."
A 17-year-old girl who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted Sunday escaped her alleged captor when a neighbor knocked on the door, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
So much for a resurgent Democratic Party in Georgia.
A mechanic was killed Tuesday when a car lunged forward and rolled on top of him, according to the shop's owner.
The Gainesville Fire Department truck used to rescue three Hall County firefighters injured in July after falling 44 feet in a collapsing ladder is now undergoing repairs as a precaution against the same kind of accident.
Sutphen, the manufacturer of a firetruck involved in a July accident that seriously injured three Hall County firefighters, has now reimbursed the county for the purchase cost of the truck and taken possession of the rig, according to documents obtained by The Times and interviews with county officials.
Authorities believe a Gainesville man shot his live-in girlfriend this morning, with the bullet grazing her forehead.
A group of top elected leaders balked this morning at approving a draft list of prioritized road projects through 2040, saying they needed first to discuss each project individually in a work session.
An accident involving two tractor-trailer trucks has mangled the morning commute on Interstate 985.
To the sounds of "Amazing Grace" and "I'll Fly Away," Gainesville homeless shelter and ministry Good News at Noon blessed its new property Tuesday evening on Davis Street.
A group of top Hall County elected leaders gets its chance to weigh in on a preliminary list of road projects in a long-range transportation plan.
With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:
Braving winter weather