Three-time sex offender William James Santos couldn't register his home with local authorities because he had no home, his lawyers told Georgia's highest court this week.
A former prep football star who was named as The Times 2005 Player of the Year remained in the Gwinnett County Jail on Tuesday in connection with last year's fatal shooting of a teenager.
The second and final public hearing on Flowery Branch's proposed new historic district boundaries is set for 6 p.m. Thursday at Historic Depot on Railroad Avenue.
United Way of Hall County kicked off its annual Cornerstone Campaign on Tuesday at the Guest House in Gainesville.
Hall County sheriff's deputies and Gainesville police officers are investigating three separate stabbings during the July Fourth weekend that resulted in serious injuries to four people, one arrest and the search for one suspect. Roommates Lalo Gomez, 35, and Henry Velasquez Pineda, 36, began arguing at 2:52 a.m. Sunday in their home in the 300 block of Lee Street in Gainesville, said Lt. Brian P. Kelly of the Gainesville Police ...
Gainesville city school board expects to have a deficit of about $5.6 million rather than the $6.5 million deficit it previously anticipated, said board Chairman David Syfan.
Hall County schools Superintendent Will Schofield turned down a 5 percent bonus Monday after the board chairman deemed Schofield's job performance "exemplary" during the past year.
A preliminary investigation by Hall County Fire Services shows that a deck that collapsed late Sunday at 6585 Tara Trail in Lula, injuring two people, wasn't secured properly to the home.
A fundraising event in memory of slain hiker Meredith Emerson collected more than $8,500 on June 25.
A Lula woman was sentenced Monday in Gainesville to four years and nine months in federal prison on tax-related fraud charges. Molly A. Smith, 50, also was placed on three years of supervised release and ordered by U.S. District Judge William C. O'Kelley to pay restitution of $413,847 to the IRS and $777,901 to North Carolina.
For the next two weeks, young people from across the globe will learn about a variety of art forms while living at Brenau University's campus for Firespark! summer camp. Monday was the first day at Firespark! for the campers, who range in age from 13-18 and can take classes on everything from hip-hop to journalism to medicine. "They come to Firespark! to be the individuals they ...
For most children, their 18th birthday is an exciting time as they look forward to college, careers and living on their own. But if the child has a disability, turning 18 is a milestone fraught with uncertainty.
An old law could be brought back to life if the Hall County Board of Commissioners decides to authorize collecting taxes twice a year. If the commission approves it, Hall County residents will have the option to pay taxes in two increments or continue to pay once at the end of the year.
James Harrington, a driving force in the modernization of Georgia's system of technical colleges, has died following an extended illness. He was 82. Harrington, who also served as a Forsyth County commissioner, was among the first members named to the State Board of Technical and Adult Education by then-Gov. Joe Frank Harris.
A company owned by Gwinnett businessman Virgil Williams and his family has filed an application for approval of a mixed-use resort community off Friendship Road in South Hall County.
A North Hall County family of four is homeless after a fire destroyed its home Sunday morning.
The closer Christmas gets, the more excitement begins to fill the air.
A Gainesville church is continuing a tradition that may go on hiatus next year.
Work is finished on an extensive paving project at Lake Lanier parks and campgrounds, the biggest of three improvement projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first use of federal road dollars.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested four people Thursday charged with stealing a utility trailer and motorcycle.
A private tri-state water group has worked several years to find a water-sharing solution in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin that includes Lake Lanier, something that has eluded Georgia, Alabama and Florida for two decades.
The Georgia State Patrol on Friday identified the victim of a Wednesday afternoon fatal wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road as Paula J. Harper of Commerce.
Jose Galaviz was abusing drugs, including injecting heroin, when he wound up in the Hall County Drug Court program after being presented with two options.
Life as an American student is significantly different for French exchange student Arthur Schouteeten.
A revised set of design guidelines for Gainesville's historic districts separates residential-style buildings used as homes from those occupied by businesses.
Holiday festivities in the area will cause some frequently used streets to shut down for awhile this weekend.
A male victim has been flown to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after being run over by a vehicle.
Gainesville residents Friday shared their thoughts and respect for Nelson Mandela, South Africa's international icon who died Thursday at age 95.
Georgia Power has increased the ways customers can learn about outages.