A Habersham preacher is now in custody in Walton County following an arrest on charges of sexual exploitation of a child.
A judge who viewed a former Banks County prosecutor as a victim spared him from serving time behind bars in connection with a theft scheme that netted former District Attorney Tim Madison six years in prison.
With acres of peach trees in bloom, a visit from Old Man Winter is about the last thing Drew Echols wanted Monday night.
Emily Lawson has always been known as a woman of distinction.
U.S. 129: The inside shoulders will be closed daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday starting at Ridge Road to Athens Street for removal of curb and gutter. The inside lane of U.S. 129 may also be closed for equipment to work in the area.
A few well-worn mattresses piled in a parking lot were among the last signs of PineIsle Resort at Lake Lanier Islands.
Hall County government may consider assisting the city of Gainesville in funding the $11.5 million sewer project along Ga. 129, Hall County Administrator Jim Shuler said Monday. Gainesville Public Utilities Director Kelly Randall updated the Hall County Board of Commissioners Monday on the progress of the city's Athens Highway sewer project that is divided into three phases, virtually all of which are located within Hall County. The first ...
It seems hard to believe that what looks like a small discoloration on your skin could kill you. Maybe that's why people tend to think skin cancer is no big deal, if they even think about it at all.
The Southeast is home to half of the top 10 best places for business and careers for a third straight year in Forbes annual ranking.
Gainesville State College students squared off Monday afternoon to debate the existence of barriers for women in the workplace as part of the school's Great Gender Debate. Five Gainesville State College students - three women and two men - comprised a student panel that debated the realities of the theorized "glass ceiling" and affirmative action, as well as the effect Mattel's unrealistically proportioned Barbie doll has on young girls. <p ...
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, told members of the Rotary Club of Gainesville on Monday that a financial crisis looms in the federally funded Medicare program a decade from now. Deal, ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Health, told the civic club that a significant population in the 9th Congressional District, which he represents, is already dependent on government health care programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid. The 9th ...
BUFORD - When it opened 34 years ago, the PineIsle Resort was the crown jewel of Lake Lanier. The hotel was the first major venue at Lake Lanier Islands and continued to be a popular destination for both tourists and conventions. The 254-room hotel went through a succession of owners. The final one, Marriott Corp., closed the hotel on Nov. 4, 2005. The terms of the lease of the ...
In eight years with Home Development Resources, Mary Ledbetter, the organization's executive director, said she has never experienced a foreclosure rate as high as the one that plagues Hall County.
HOMER - What does it take to assemble Georgia's Largest Easter Egg Hunt? How about 100,000 individually wrapped candy eggs, 100 plastic prize eggs, volunteers and 10 acres of prime egg-hunting real estate.
Being diagnosed with cancer is like being thrown into a maze and not knowing how to find your way out.
Fifty-two foreign nationals from more than 25 countries walked into the federal court in Gainesville at 11 a.m. Friday and walked out as citizens of the United States at noon.
Crowds came by both car and by boat Friday to the kickoff for the second annual Hawgin' on Lanier barbecue competition at Laurel Park.
As the state GOP convention officially came to order Friday, a small group of tea party and other activists stood outside to announce a large-scale voter outreach effort this year in part because they feel they can't depend on national Republicans to win elections.
Firefighters were called to a blaze this afternoon at a building off Jesse Jewell Parkway in the 1000 block of Airport Drive.
Flowery Branch is moving toward a fiscal 2013-14 budget with the tax rate remaining the same, but with local option sales taxes remaining an unknown factor because of an ongoing dispute between Hall County and the cities.
The 2013 graduating class of Gainesville High School has many accomplished students who are destined to do something meaningful with their lives.
Gainesville High School's broadcast journalism class will be streaming live coverage of the school's graduation ceremony tonight.
The Powerball jackpot is at an estimated $562 million, the second highest in the game's history. Like with all big jackpots, that means many people are thinking about what they could do with that huge chunk of change, which can be doled out over 29 years or paid in a cash option of about $352.1 million. So, let's hear it. What would you do with the money?
In conjunction with National Police Week and the honoring of fallen officers, the Gainesville Police Department is lit up blue at night.
Hall County held a public budget open house Thursday evening, and one resident came.
The city of Gainesville is moving forward to create a land bank, and the next step is talking to Hall County.
Dawson County's chief tax appraiser has resigned following his arrest last week on misdemeanor drug charges.
A Dawsonville man was arrested Monday morning after he reportedly attempted to set fire to his home on Duck Thurmond Road last week.
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.