Investigators with the Hall County Sheriff's Office arrested Travis Charles Bales, 37, of Gainesville in connection with a burglary earlier this week at a residence on Athens Highway in Gainesville. Someone entered the home and stole electronics, which were then pawned at local pawn shops, authorities said. Investigators were able to recover most of the property.
WomenSource, a nonprofit organization created to support women's programs in the community, is celebrating women's history month with a screening of the film "Iron Jawed Angels" Monday at Brenau University.
Two Gainesville men were among 26 people whose indictments were announced Thursday in the federal prosecution of a street gang authorities say is responsible for seven murders in the metro Atlanta area.
Georgia came one step closer on Thursday to getting a slice of the $4.35 billion pie the federal government is offering to states that prove they are committed to education reform and student achievement.
The shake-up of an oversight committee for the Chicopee Woods Golf Course was completed Tuesday, the latest move prompted by poor conditions and slipping revenues at the 600-acre course in Gainesville.
With only a few agenda items and the pending departure of City Manager Kip Padgett, who has resigned to take a similar job in North Carolina, the Gainesville City Council has canceled its scheduled work session for Thursday morning.
Kayla Spurlock watched Monday afternoon as her daughter enjoyed the sprayground at Laurel Park. She takes Violet, who is 18 months old, about once a week to the area where she can play in the water spraying up from the ground.