The Haitian government shut down an orphanage last week in light of abuse findings by several U.S. charitable organizations, including Gainesville-based Adventures in Missions.
Hall County has seen its share of budget restraints over the last several months including cuts to courts, public defenders and district attorneys.
DAWSONVILLE - A former longtime Dawson County sheriff's deputy has been charged with sexual battery and false statements following a probe by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
The driver of a tractor trailer was taken by ambulance to Chestatee Regional Hospital Wednesday afternoon after losing control in a curve and careening down an embankment on Ga. 52, just east of Amicalola Falls State Park in Dawson County.
Somebody had to do it.
Retired Hall County Sheriff's Maj. Tony Carter is set to take over as chief deputy following Col. Jeff Strickland's retirement Friday, according to two sources.
A turn-of-the-century Flowery Branch home that had fallen into ruins over the years and is now owned by the city will go the way of the bulldozer.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Monday night armed robbery at a Golden Pantry convenience store in South Hall.
Col. Jeff Strickland, chief deputy with the Hall County Sheriff's Office, is retiring Friday after 28 years with the department.
Sitting off Lake Lanier like a lonely relic from another age, the Chattahoochee Park Pavilion off Riverside Drive has caught the attention of the Atlanta-based Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.
Federal agents reportedly paid a surprise visit to downtown Dawsonville early Friday, ready to shut down what they had been told was an active moonshine operation.
South Hall Commissioner Craig Lutz seems to have come to terms with his creditors in court, agreeing to pay 13 percent of the outstanding debt included in his Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing.
Road construction crews are focusing on daytime work only as they wrap up a $19.2 million resurfacing project on Ga. 365.
Across Hall County and Gainesville schools, students are signing pledges to be drug-free as part of National Red Ribbon Week, an annual anti-drug campaign that began in 1988.
With winter not too far off, Gainesville fire officials are stressing home heating safety.
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HELEN - When most people think of Mardi Gras, they think of New Orleans, brightly colored costumes and elaborate floats crowded with people flinging beads and ...
Imagine waking up one day and thinking you won't be able to see your loved one again.
A Braselton mother and her son have been charged with multiple gun and drug charges.
The owner of the Greek Food Mart at 5646 Price Road on the western tip of Hall County claims that at the age of 75 ...
Algae and mahogany aren't words you use every day. Certainly not words frequently used by elementary and middle schoolers.
The J.A. Walters Family YMCA in Gainesville has begun an estimated $160,000 in repairs to its aquatics center.
Georgia lawmakers are again trying to let licensed gun owners carry concealed handguns on public college campuses.
When winter weather hits North Georgia, the proper preparation can help get you through the storm and stay warm and safe. Follow these tips:
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