As Cpl. Eddie Tompkins and Ranger Shane Brown of the Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division flash their blue lights, Flowery Branch resident Michael Alvarez brings his boat to a halt.
Those who showed their support for the late Adrian Thompson during the prosecution of his shooter said they must extend compassion to the family of Joseph Williams.
Nicki Noel Vaughan, chief assistant public defender for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit, was elected to the State Bar of Georgia's Board of Governor's Executive Committee at the organization's annual meeting on Amelia Island.
Downtown Gainesville is adding two new storefronts to its growing roster of shops, restaurants and boutiques.
The third annual Dingo Days of Summer kicked off a three-day race weekend Friday night with the 2014 Wrenched Bicycles Street Sprints and Crits.
The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the armed man who was shot after confronting a deputy Thursday on Hopewell Road.
The Gainesville Fire Department will conduct a procession of fire trucks to honor retiree Debbie Truelove, who died this week.
Hall County may have to adjust its revenue projections and general fund budget once appeals of property assessments conclude in a few months.
The Lake Lanier Islands Development Authority approved site plans for additions to LanierWorld at a board meeting Friday morning.
A man who drowned Thursday night in Lake Lanier has been identified as a Lawrenceville police officer.
Gainesville officials have conducted a traffic study to determine if an all-way stop sign is needed at the intersection of Club and East Lake drives near the Chattahoochee Country Club.
Next year's Memorial Day parade may have a less political feel, as organizers are instituting some changes, including a ban on day-of marchers.
The owner, site director and an employee of a Clermont day care have all been released on bond in the case of a burned toddler.
Records show a Hall County jail sergeant fired for allegedly punching an inmate in June had been transferred to the jail shortly after a two-day suspension in 2012.
A scam targeting residential and commercial Georgia Power customers in the past week in North Georgia has been reported to law enforcement, the Gainesville Police Department reported.
The Loomis Bros. Circus this weekend will be at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center at 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville. Tickets are available online or at the gate, cash only. Friday's show will be at 7 p.m., and Saturday show hours are 1, 4 and 7 p.m. The show features acrobats, clowns, aerialists and thrill acts as well as elephants and royal Bengal and white Siberian tigers. All seating is general admission. The on-site box office opens one hour before showtimes, and doors open approximately 45 minutes prior to showtimes. Adult tickets are $20 with a $2.09 ...
Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown said he would like to see area road planners consider more than just adding asphalt in future road-widening projects.
Steven Ellis has called off the dogs.
The best test scores for Hall County and Gainesville schools were in reading and English/language arts, while the lowest were in math, science and social studies.
A fire did an estimated $75,000 in damage to a home on Cannon Creek Trail in Gainesville, according to Hall County Fire Services.
A fire at Gainesville Waste and Recycling was still smoldering days after it started, but Hall County Fire Services spokesman Scott Cagle said Tuesday he expected "smoke will greatly improve, if not stop, by tomorrow."
Moody's Investors Services, a leading credit rating agency, has upgraded the rating for Gainesville's sewer and water revenue bonds.
Gainesville's Frances Meadows Aquatic Center is a happy place. The day I go, the sun is beaming, children are laughing, and water fountains are splashing.
The Gainesville Police Department has arrested three men in connection with an attempt to rob a man of cash at gunpoint in the parking lot of Target on Shallowford Road.
Dr. Teresa Conner-Kerr will begin Aug. 1 as dean of the College of Health & Science Professions at the University of North Georgia.
U.S. Senate candidate Jack Kingston spoke to the South Hall Republican Club last month, and Monday night was Republican rival David Perdue's turn to address local conservatives.
Crews began setting beams Monday for the new Clarks Bridge over Lake Lanier in Gainesville and will continue today and Wednesday, weather permitting.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners recently approved using $12,500 in SPLOST VI money to pay for a $25,000 study to determine if Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport can handle larger aircraft landing on its runways.