Gainesville Fire Chief Jon Canada saw the word "interim" removed from his title Friday, as he was officially named chief of the 75-person, four-station department after a four-month trial run in the role.
Evan Leon Lee, 24, of Dahlonega was arrested on four felony counts after authorities say they discovered hallucinogenic mushrooms and marijuana growing in his home at 171 Laurel Circle.
Residents in the Longstreet Hills subdivision might have had muddy water when they turned on their taps Friday afternoon.
An East Hall High School Navy JROTC cadet has been selected as the Outstanding JROTC Cadet from the six JROTC units in Northeast Georgia.
Residents in the Longstreet Hills subdivision may have muddy water when they turn on the taps this afternoon.
School leaders for the Gainesville and Hall County school systems praised a plan by Georgia House Republicans to bring a halt to school funding cuts, which have totaled $1.4 billion over six years.
By midnight, anyone who bought a ticket might be a mega millionaire.
GAINESVILLE - An East Hall High School Navy JROTC cadet has been selected as the Outstanding JROTC Cadet from the six JROTC units in Northeast Georgia.
Jerry Norman Jones spray-painted his white car black and led Tennessee authorities on a car chase topping 100 mph, officials said, but ultimately couldn't elude the manhunt that had been on since he fled North Georgia with his young daughter a week ago.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Thursday that it was reviewing a request from Georgia to reduce the flow of water from Buford Dam on Lake Lanier.
Word of mouth has helped the Daddy Daughter Dance grow in popularity in the ninth year of the event.
A victim of a harrowing home invasion robbery on Price Road last July said she was relieved that three defendants were sentenced to lengthy prison terms this week in Hall County Superior Court. "I had waited for that day," said the woman, who is not being named by The Times because she was the victim of a sexual battery. "I felt relieved that it was over and I didn't have ...
Lisa Plowman's advanced seventh-grade math classes had been learning about proportions, drawing designs of neighborhoods with their prowess. But Matt Tate, Gainesville's principal planner, taught them a lesson on a much bigger scale.
Two women were arrested on prostitution charges Tuesday night in Gainesville in a sting operation, according to Lt. Scott Ware with the Hall County Sheriff's department. Amanda Perry, 32, of Tulsa, Okla., brokered a deal for her and Michelle Laughrey, 45, of Norcross to have sex for $400 each, according to authorities. Both the women arrived at a predetermined location on Dorsey Street to find undercover agents waiting to arrest ...
DOUGLASVILLE - A woman who married a 15-year-old boy and later bore his child will be released from prison Friday after serving two years for helping her teenage husband flee from Georgia authorities, state officials said.
A Jefferson man has been arrested and charged in the death of a teenage girl and her unborn child, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation reported Friday.
A statewide video competition has inspired local high school students to share the message that when it comes to underage drinking, most people are just saying "no."
Flowery Branch city planner John McHenry presented City Council with a draft Thursday night of its marketing analysis and redevelopment plan for the city's historic and commercial gateway district.
Children can get helmets this Saturday during a giveaway at Interactive Neighborhood for Kids in Gainesville.
Northeast Georgia could learn around the new year - if not sooner - whether it will get a trauma care designation, which one health official says could save lives by providing faster care for those badly hurt.
The Gainesville Jaycees is accepting nominations for its annual Young man and Young Woman of the Year award, which honors Hall County residents younger than 40 for their community service.
A man accused of armed robbery in the parking lot of a Gainesville restaurant has been charged with additional, unrelated offenses.
One week after the coldest Thanksgiving since the early 1900s, temperatures continue to break records - in the other extreme.
"Go Big Red!"
The regional youth detention center in Gwinnett County is closing in June, with some offenders set to transfer to the Gainesville RYDC, the Department of Juvenile Justice announced Thursday evening.
A fire Tuesday evening damaged a home on Etta Vesta Circle in Gainesville, authorities said.
Two male juveniles were arrested Wednesday in connection with a threatening note found in a Gainesville High School boys restroom.
DAWSONVILLE - An Atlanta surgeon was killed in Monday night's plane crash in Dawson County.
Construction is continuing on schedule for Hall County's two new fire stations, though the recent rainy weather is slowing things down just a tad.