Gainesville may be cleaning up its borders in the next couple of months and getting rid of a substantial number of unincorporated "islands" within the city.
Hall County jurors got a glimpse into the shady underworld of cocaine trafficking Friday in the death penalty trial of Ignacio Vergara.
More than 100 students and parents from Hall County are fundraising like never before, hoping to collect enough money to get the Honor Band of Southern Hall County to Hawaii to play at Pearl Harbor for the state's 50th anniversary.
Last October, Chermayne Crosdale found herself in a desperate situation. Her brother, her closest relative, had died in September, and she discovered her ex-boyfriend had been abusing her then 5-year-old daughter.
A taste of New Orleans was brought to Gainesville Saturday night at the second annual "Boogie in the Bayou."
Cell phone records of a Gwinnett county man gunned down for 2 kilograms of cocaine helped investigators unravel the mystery of who killed him, according to testimony Saturday in Hall County Superior Court.
Three people were arrested in a raid on a suspected house of prostitution this week, authorities said.
A Buford resident has received an early birthday gift worth millions. Lorie Scarbrough, who will celebrate her 54th birthday Aug. 30, won a $5 million top prize playing the Georgia Lottery's 15th Anniversary Millionaire Extravaganza.
In the state budget, they are called Local Assistance Grants, however, those who oppose them call them "pork."
Hall County recently received nearly $500,000 of competitive grant money - part of which was awarded to continue the revitalization of the Black and Cooley drives area - making it the only county in the state to receive the revitalization grant.
What many local residents had hoped would be a week full of rain has turned out to be exactly the opposite. Based on the original trajectory of Tropical Storm Fay, meteorologists were predicting that North Georgia could be in for a large soaking at the beginning of the week.
It was a toss-up when Amy Davidson was narrowing her graduate school options.
A Forsyth County cheerleader's mom is going to court over a dispute with a local youth cheer association president that reportedly got a little bit rowdy.
Is this the last splash for the Green Street Pool?
For a few days, the clock has been set back 30 years as James Mathis Sr. reclaims his role as the great promoter. In his heyday, Mathis would serve cherry pie at his bank to commemorate George Washington's birthday. He gave out piggy banks with the likeness of cowboy star Hopalong Cassidy to encourage young people to save. He seemed to never run out of new ideas to ...
Gainesville police are investigating after a man fled from a traffic stop and officers found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said.
Area residents still seeking to understand how the new federal health care law affects them are invited to a Monday hearing on the troubled rollout.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather