CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A drifter already serving a life sentence for killing Meredith Emerson of Buford and sentenced to death for killing a hiker in Florida is now facing murder charges for the slaying of a North Carolina couple.
Gainesville, Hall County and state crews are wrapping up the cleanup after Saturday's strong thunderstorm, and officials say all trees that were knocked down have been removed from area roads.
While Hall County debates which services to cut or by how much to raise taxes, the Gainesville City Council will be voting on a fiscal 2012 budget that includes a $5 million surplus.
Arrive early if you want a good seat.
A federal judge has promised he will decide in the next 10 days whether to temporarily block enforcement of Georgia's new immigration law.
Good soldiers know to cover their tracks - and that's not just on the battlefield.
Mike Brown, CEO and president of the Gainesville-based Georgia Mountains YMCA, has resigned effective July 6 to take a similar post in Rockford, Ill.
Gainesville taxpayers have to wait until at least September to find out whether their tax rates will go down 0.3 mills.
A young black bear was hit and killed by a vehicle in northwest Hall County on Sunday, according to Georgia State Patrol officials.
Hall County firefighters were investigating a fire to a home in the 100 block of McConnell Drive near Mountain Crest Sunday night.
After weeks of work, Gainesville's pedestrian bridge is about to take shape across Jesse Jewell Parkway. But it's going to require some road closures.
The Dawson County school system has joined the ranks of 13 others in Georgia that have received greater flexibility to govern local education.
Budget woes are forcing Hall County government to cut back on a lot - even free labor.
Local firefighters are cleaning out their closets for a cause.
Oakwood and the Georgia Mountains YMCA are working on a plan to offer expanded services in the South Hall city.
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A Gainesville Police investigator testified Monday about three hours of what the department called an "erratic crime spree" last month around Gainesville.
For the past 10 years, Robert Dowell has leaned on the Food Lion store as his source for groceries.
An East Hall home was severely damaged Monday afternoon by what firefighters believe is an accidental fire started by a faulty gas grill.
The University of North Georgia held a vigil at its Dahlonega campus Sunday night to mark the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
The Gainesville school system will hold a public forum Sept. 22 to discuss the site design for a new school at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy.
A 48-year-old Atlanta man pulled from Lake Lanier on Saturday during a family outing has died, a Georgia Department of Natural Resources official said Sunday.
Authorities are searching for a 33-year-old man suspected of murder in the Friday night shooting death of a Gainesville man.
Tyler Blaylock and Cameron Holmes have set out on a journey of their own. The Flowery Branch High School students launched Travlr, their own T-shirt ...
The temporary fix for formerly out-of-service North Hall fire hydrants is satisfactory to the Insurance Services Office, authorities said last week.
In an ironic twist, South Hall land once used for as a sewer discharge site could be a revenue boost for Hall County's sewer ...
The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks brought violence "home," but changes in how society reacts to violence more recently cause more common and more frequent ...
Braving winter weather
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