JEFFERSON - In the process of auditing its evidence room policies and procedures, the Jefferson Police Department found some "improprieties" that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation soon will be examining, according to a news release.
Hall County was included in Atlanta's Code Orange air quality alert Thursday. But that doesn't mean the county was smoggier than usual.
Gainesville Symphony Orchestra treated a star-spangled audience to patriotic tunes Thursday at the annual Patriotic Pops Concert at the Brenau University Amphitheater.
There will be a new face in the principal's office at Sugar Hill Elementary School soon. Rick Quarles has served as principal of the school since it opened about five years ago, but will be leaving his position at Sugar Hill this month for another administrative position in the Hall County school system, according to Will Schofield, superintendent of Hall County schools.
As the price of gasoline continues to climb, sales of both motorcycles and motorized scooters have increased in Hall County.
The Federal Aviation Administration has been called in to investigate the cause of an ultralight plane crash Wednesday morning in White County that killed the pilot. The man later was identified as Jim Lanier of Sugar Hill.
What once was deemed Dawson County's premier golf club has closed.
Memorial Park Funeral Home will be holding its annual cookout to honor area public safety officers from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at 2030 Memorial Park Drive.
The renaming of the Lula post office in honor of Pfc. Johnathon Millican will formally take place at 10 a.m. today at the facility on McLeod Street. The resolution honoring Millican was introduced last year by U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, who is scheduled to attend today's ceremony.
Authorities believe that a man found dead Wednesday on a boat at Holiday Marina was a victim of carbon monoxide poisoning.
The main office and two branches of Gainesville Bank & Trust will close permanently at 2 p.m. July 24. The main office at 500 Jesse Jewell Parkway, the East Hall branch at 2412 Old Cornelia Highway, the branch at 475 Dawsonville Highway and a drive-through location at 1210 Thompson Bridge Road are closing as a result of the merger of GB&T and SunTrust. Employees who are in positions ...
Authorities believe that a man found dead on a boat at Holiday Marina today was a victim of carbon monoxide poisoning.
It has become an annual ritual: The White House tries to balance the federal budget by cutting Medicare payments to doctors, and at the last minute, Congress manages to get the cuts rescinded.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council voted 3-2 Wednesday to add a $1 service charge to the bills of trash-only customers. Trash customers, residential and commercial, will pay $12 instead of $11 monthly for the service. Councilmen Craig Lutz and Chris Fetterman voted against the charge. Lutz wanted to delay the vote to give city officials time to study the issue of trash-only customers not ...
A Lula man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after firing on Hall County sheriff's deputies who were responding to a suicide call, according to a report.
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.