Tuition for out-of-district Gainesville school system students could go up this school year.
Hall County has received a federal grant for close to $500,000 to continue revitalizing and building affordable housing.
The Gainesville Police Department is set to kick off its sixth annual Business Police Academy on Sept. 9.
Gainesville police have charged a man in connection with an early Wednesday morning robbery at a convenience store on West Ridge Road.
Ignacio "Nacho" Vergara didn't fire the hail of gunshots that took the lives of two drug traffickers on a gravel road in South Hall, his lawyer told a jury Wednesday in his death penalty trial.
Hall County's 32nd rabies case of the year was confirmed Wednesday.
The trial of a reputed gang leader has been continued until next week. Charles Douglas Graham, 22, who authorities allege is the leader of Gainesville's BOE-23 street gang, was on trial this week in Hall County Superior Court on felony charges of sale of cocaine and sale of the designer drug Ecstasy.
A former Forsyth County sheriff's deputy and unsuccessful candidate for sheriff was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury on child pornography charges.
Authorities have identified a man who drowned Wednesday morning in Lake Lanier. Capt. Frank Huggins, spokesman for the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, said 30-year-old Jose Jimenez was wading in the water at about 11:45 a.m. with a friend when he disappeared. Huggins was not sure where Jimenez lived.
Gov. Sonny Perdue said if local governments want to blame him for their tax woes, he'll come to their town and "show them the facts."
FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch City Manager Bill Andrew already sees how new dollars from a proposed hotel-motel tax would benefit the city. The town has just one hotel, Hampton Inn and Suites, which is under construction on Holland Dam Road at Spout Springs Road. It is expected to open this fall. "The point to these funds is to support the city having this hotel with higher ...
Fire Marshal Jerome Yarbrough has been appointed deputy chief of the Gainesville Fire Department, city Fire Chief Jon Canada announced Thursday. Yarbrough has worked for the city for 24 years and is a Georgia EMT-I. He has worked in the fire prevention division since 1997 as a fire inspector and arson investigator and as fire marshal for the last six years. "Jerome was well-qualified," Canada said Thursday. "He ...
ATLANTA - Three Northeast Georgia counties rank as among the nation's 100 fastest-growing areas based on July 2007 housing estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Safe Kids Gainesville-Hall County is sponsoring a free car seat check event from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday. The event will be held at Target in Gainesville and will feature certified child passenger safety specialists checking car seats and providing education on proper installation.
Having trouble paying for prescription medicines? It seems there's no shortage of companies that want to help out. First, there was Wal-Mart with its $4 generic prescriptions, a program that was quickly copied by other national pharmacy chains.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather