Taking the stand in his defense Wednesday, Joseph Williams said he was a "scared man shooting for his life" when he gunned down 37-year-old Adrian Thompson.
The release of a draft environmental impact statement on the proposed Glades Reservoir has been delayed again.
As temperatures rise, blood donations drop, causing a shortage of blood for hospitals around the area. LifeSouth Community Blood Center in Gainesville is trying to get donations back up.
Hall County's lead transportation planning agency is seeking public input on the organization's proposed Public Participation Plan.
Debbie Truelove, a veteran of the Gainesville Fire Department and the department's first female ranking officer, passed away Tuesday morning after a long battle with cancer.
An execution date has been set for Georgia death row inmate Tommy Lee Waldrip, who was convicted in the murder of a Forsyth County grocery store manager more than 20 years ago.
A German shepherd dragged behind a truck on June 18 has a new temporary home.
Gainesville businessman Jim Walters has been elected chairman of the Georgia Ports Authority's Board of Directors, the agency announced Monday.
A Flowery Branch woman was one of more than 70 Georgia residents arrested in a child sex-trafficking sting.
A longtime friend of murder defendant Joseph Scott Williams said he was bullied, demeaned and pushed by the victim.
Authorities have charged the owner and site director of the Clermont day care where a 16-month-old toddler was allegedly burned, and the day care withdrew its appeal of an order to close.
ATLANTA - Libertarian candidates running for U.S. Senate and governor qualified Tuesday for the November ballot with the hope their message of small government and fiscal restraint will resonate with voters.
One leg of a $38.4 million road project in South Hall is finished and open to motorists.
A Gainesville woman accused of stabbing her live-in boyfriend to death 11 days ago is facing a felony murder charge.
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.
In her first public Board of Education meeting Monday, new Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Wanda Creel used iPads to unveil the district's new strategic plan.