The 2014 Howl-O-Ween pet costume contest and parade Sunday brought furry friends and their owners to Laurel Park in Gainesville for the event sponsored by Hall County Parks & Leisure and the Hall County Animal Shelter. Contest categories included scariest, funniest, cutest, best owner/pet look-alike and best overall. After the contest, the pets were paraded around the park. Participants were asked to donate pet-friendly items such as newspapers or paper towels for the Hall County Animal Shelter.
Applications are now open for rising sixth-graders at the Da Vinci Academy and the Earhart-Edison Exploration Academy, Hall County's programs of choice for middle school students.
ATLANTA - The candidates for Georgia governor came to their third and final debate ready to attack, ramping up their accusations on education, taxes and the economy.
Now that it has approved a significant tax increase to support its 2015 budget, Oakwood City Council is looking to nail down the spending plan itself.
One of Gainesville's lakefront properties is getting a makeover.
One theme keeps rearing its head this election year when it comes to contested races in Georgia: Democrats are trotting out candidates with name-brand recognition as Republicans push back against this "legacy" influence.
The old adage is "crime doesn't pay," but for law enforcement, there are dividends.
Mother-son bonding Saturday required two-by-fours, power tools and an early jump on the morning.
In Georgia, about two-thirds of new full-time students seeking bachelor's degrees will graduate on time, but for associate degrees, fewer than a quarter will graduate under the same criteria, according to Complete College America.
Gainesville's Midtown Greenway was full of laughter, music and fun Saturday when Trick or Treat on the Trail took over the half-mile loop.
Brenau University has struck an agreement with a top Chinese university to bring a steady flow of Chinese students to Gainesville.
A call for a carjacking comes over the radio, and Sgt. Steve Carey with the Hall County Sheriff's Office turns on the siren. Negotiating quick turns in following the suspect, Carey tails the perpetrator without ever leaving the Allen Creek Training Center.
Multiple agencies responded to a call Thursday afternoon at West Hall Baptist Church to a Thanksgiving feast that needed to be put away for good.
A Gainesville couple are in custody after Hall County authorities linked them to a string of residential burglaries in South Hall.
For West Hall High Principal Scott Justus, tonight's football game is less about the result and more about the community the team's winning season has inspired.
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