A White County man wanted in the murder of his estranged wife waived extradition Wednesday in Monroe, La., where he was arrested earlier this week while walking along the side of an interstate.
The concrete is cracking and grass is filling in the open spaces on Oakwood's sidewalks lining one side of Railroad Street between Main and Oak streets.
JEFFERSON - The Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority cut off water services to more than 300 customers this week while they installed new billing software, according to authority officials.
Georgia's prison chief said Thursday that a 100-bed diversion center scheduled for closure Oct. 1 will be converted into a center where felony probationers under heavy supervision will be required to report daily.
A sign welcoming shoppers to Lakeshore Mall on Thursday proclaimed "Save it for your tank!"
The Georgia Department of Corrections has announced the Gainesville Diversion Center will close Oct. 1 due to agency budget constraints.
DAHLONEGA - Lumpkin County sheriff's officials raided an alleged puppy mill Wednesday, seizing close to 100 small dogs that were kept in what authorities said were crowded and substandard living conditions.
The Gainesville-Hall County Economic Development Council and the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce reported Thursday that new investments set a county record in the fiscal year ending June 30.
Happy hours soon could become a part of the Gainesville day, but not all the city's council members are pleased.
The Humane Society of Hall County announced Thursday will end its contract with Hall County Animal Control as of July 1, 2009. Humane Society president Rick Aiken said the nonprofit organization's board of directors voted this week to operate a "selective admission" shelter, which will not euthanize animals simply because of lack of space. Currently, the Humane Society has a contract with the county ...
A new law goes into effect today that will allow Georgia consumers to protect themselves from the ever-growing concern of identity theft.
Renee Reeves' two young grandsons swim almost every day in her backyard pool near Murrayville. She always made sure the 20-month-old, Phoenix, was dressed in a one-piece "flotation" swimsuit to keep him buoyant.
Allison Carpenter is returning to the stomping grounds of her youth, this time as a teacher.
The main parking lot to one of Gainesville's most popular parks will close for four days next month.
Hall County Fire Services is investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a home at 8071 Lula Road Tuesday morning.
A Lula man accused of manufacturing marijuana was indicted Nov. 26 by a Hall County grand jury.
The first few months of flu season have been somewhat slow, but cases are starting to pick up, according to local experts.
Many people consider giving to charity this time of year, but not every organization deserves your donations.
The third suspect wanted in connection with the weekend shooting of a Woodstock man was apprehended Wednesday afternoon.
A man was arrested today in the theft of more than a dozen bronze animal statues from Memorial Park Funeral Home, sheriff's officials said.
Both Hall County and Gainesville schools saw four-year graduation rates increase in 2013, continuing an upward trend from 2011.
Gainesville police released a sketch Tuesday of an armed robbery suspect.
A more than three-hour standoff in Dawson County on Tuesday ended with a second murder suspect in custody.
Oakwood City Council has passed a resolution calling on its residents "to speak out" about a fire tax "inequity" for city taxpayers.
DALLAS - A Flowery Branch native and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
The Hall County Correctional Institute occupies a 50-year-old building that has seen better days, Warden Walt Davis said.
The way the state rates schools will change somewhat this year, focusing more on student progress and less on one-time achievement.
A machete-wielding man shot by Hall County deputies faces additional assault charges, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
Students across Hall County are learning how to code this week and, as a result, have made a little extra cash.
Jennifer Lefevre is the recipient of an $850 grant via Clipper Petroleum.