Severe thunderstorms are forecasted to hit overnight throughout North Georgia and could bring isolated tornadoes.
Escaped Lumpkin County inmate Larry Lavaughan Farmer was recaptured late Wednesday about a half-mile from the Lumpkin sheriff's office, Sheriff's Lt. Wesley Burnett said this morning via email.
The Central Hall Multiuse Trail is about to gear up as a project but gear down on the name.
The board of directors of the North Georgia Community Foundation has elected James McCoy as chairman for 2014.
Escaped inmate Larry Lavaughan Farmer was recaptured late Wednesday, Lumpkin County Sheriff's Lt. Wesley Burnett confirmed.
A tentative trial date of March 31 has been set in Hall County Superior Court in the December 2012 shooting death of a Gainesville man at Carriage Mitsubishi.
Spout Springs Road in Flowery Branch is in many ways a developer's dream. The South Hall thoroughfare, particularly between Hog Mountain and Friendship roads, is growing rapidly as residents and big-box retailers alike pour into the area, stretching the meaning of Atlanta's suburban sprawl.
A national coalition is adjusting education standards in the arts, but adoption of the potential changes doesn't now seem to be on the state's radar.
A Hall County jury will begin deliberating today as it seeks to determine if a Lake Lanier fatality was merely an accident, or a crime perpetrated by the defendant's recklessness.
A bill moving through the legislature could allow guns into churches, more bars and government buildings as well as permit teachers to carry them into schools. Decisions would be left up to each individual institution, which local leaders are glad of.
The first public marina on Lake Lanier in at least 30 years - and the first ever on the Chestatee River arm of Lanier - is being considered by the Army Corps of Engineers.
Gainesville officials are hoping a name change to the tourism and trade office will boost economic development and help attract more visitors and conventions.
The state concluded its case Tuesday against Jeffrey Hubbard, an Atlanta man accused of homicide in the boating death of 11-year-old Kile Glover.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Hall County Cooperative Extension, is seeking nominations for the annual agribusiness awards.
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter, falling between Feb. 4 and March 10. It is the day after Shrove Tuesday, known in some quarters as Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras.
A Flowery Branch man accused of assaulting a deputy was acquitted by a Hall County jury of the most serious violent felony on Friday, but convicted of felony obstruction.
Riverside Military Academy officials have confirmed an 18-year-old student has died from injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident.
Two people escaped a house fire Tuesday night in South Hall County.
A Gainesville man is accused of setting a series of fires on Feb. 26.
The struggle to develop one unified vision while maintaining individual campus identities was evident at a University of North Georgia strategic planning town hall meeting.
Although the inmates' emotions were sometimes imperceptible as they learned they were the inaugural class in a first-of-its-kind educational and vocational training program for Georgia prisoners, one man voiced joy at being back home.
With Crossover Day now past, state representatives from Hall County were left Tuesday counting their wins and losses in this year's session of the Georgia General Assembly.
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department reports hundreds of residents are owed refunds on their water accounts.
Work on a new bridge on Bryant Quarter Road near Gillsville could wrap up by the end of the month, weather permitting.
The Gainesville City Council met Tuesday to appoint members to several advisory committees, boards and commissions.
One of South Hall County's oldest shopping centers is about to get its first face-lift in almost 40 years and is expected to attract new businesses, including an Aldi grocery store.
A roomful of college students got a 90-minute snapshot of the last 50-plus years of world history - from the Bay of Pigs to the Vietnam War to the most recent events in Ukraine - from a man who helped shape world events.
Hall County recently got an upgrade from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, one of the leading credit rating agencies in the country, for bonds and debts it owes.