Hall County is moving forward on a road project that is geared to improving access to the Hall County Government Center and providing overflow parking for neighboring Free Chapel.
Buddy Waldrep is retiring - again - marking a career of more than 50 years in law enforcement.
Instead of turning things over in your mind today, turn them over to God in prayer, said Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch. God is always listening.
The city of Gainesville's budget for next year will not recommend a tax hike for residents.
Flowery Branch City Council gave its blessing Thursday night to the Lanier Islands Parkway Community Improvement District, a self-taxing district that would run along a western portion of Ga. 347 in South Hall County.
Forsyth County authorities are still awaiting the results of a toxicology report for a woman found dead in a house fire Easter morning.
Three juveniles have been charged in an April 24 burglary in the Lenox Drive area, according to a news release from the Gainesville Police Department.
A family pet in North Hall is recovering from a shooting incident earlier this month, and PETA announced Thursday that it is offering $2,500 for information in the case.
The cafeteria at Gainesville Middle School was buzzing with the sounds of robots, laser beams, electrical currents and sheer excitement Thursday night.
A Murrayville man died in a one-vehicle wreck in extreme northwest Hall County near the Lumpkin County line.
A steel fabricator plans to add more than 150 jobs over the next three years at its Dawson County plant to supply parts for a new Caterpillar production facility in Athens.
Although Wednesday was overcast and a bit breezier than many would expect, that did not deter the kickoff of Main Street Gainesville's Blue Sky Concert Series.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a bill requiring child care workers to undergo comprehensive, fingerprint-based background checks.
When Gainesville resident Arturo Corso went to the Hall County Tax Commissioner's Office in March to opt in to the new motor vehicle title tax program, he was told he couldn't because he purchased his car out of the state.
A Gainesville man was found not guilty Wednesday afternoon on most of the counts against him involving his relationship with a young girl.
Laurel Park's boat ramp will be closed Saturday during the Hawgin' on Lanier barbecue event.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Wednesday putting in place restrictions on a set of academic standards adopted by the state that have faced growing opposition in recent months by tea party and conservative groups.
Law enforcement officers joined Gov. Nathan Deal at the Laurel Park Boat Ramp on Wednesday to deliver the message that a blood alcohol content of .08 is the law of the land and the water.
Gainesville school officials and police were still working Wednesday to determine the identity of the third person involved in vandalism at Gainesville High School.
An icon of Southern style helped a Gainesville elementary school boost its aesthetic appeal Wednesday morning.
SAVANNAH - A water-projects bill approved Wednesday by the U.S. Senate contains a provision that would remove a bureaucratic obstacle to deepening the Savannah harbor if the measure becomes law.
State and local officials and lawmakers gave their initial thoughts on the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendation of lowering the blood-alcohol content rule to .05 for roads, from .08.
The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to OK a water reauthorization bill that will not limit Georgia's water use from Lake Lanier and Lake Allatoona, a restriction that had been sought by lawmakers in Alabama and Florida.
A presentation by the Drug Free Coalition of Hall County at the Hall County Schools District Office on Thursday night in Gainesville focused on preventing overdoses of prescription drugs.
Gov. Nathan Deal ordered Bibles be returned to rooms at state parks Wednesday after the books were removed following a complaint from a guest.
Two measures passed unanimously at a brief city of Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board meeting on Tuesday evening at the Public Safety Complex.
The Georgia State Patrol on Tuesday identified the 11-year-old boy who was injured Sunday afternoon in a four-wheeler accident in West Hall as Lanny Charles Dunagan.
A 22-year-old man was airlifted for treatment Tuesday after the Gator or similar vehicle he was riding in the woods overturned, authorities said.
Hall County will test its outdoor weather siren at 10 a.m. today.
Today's remarks at Laurel Park by Gov. Nathan Deal are expected to focus on the boating under the influence portion of the boating safety reforms passed by the legislature and signed into law April 23.