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.
About 150 Brenau University students kissed curfews and parents goodbye Wednesday. Parents driving overloaded minivans flooded the campus of Brenau University as freshmen and transfer students moved into residence halls. On Saturday, 315 returning students will move into university housing, an administrator said.
OAKWOOD - At 87, Truett Cathy claims he is not a public speaker. But you might have a hard time convincing the crowd that came to listen to him Tuesday night.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
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