The swimming pool at the Oakwood YMCA is closed to the public after Labor Day, but on Wednesday, some lucky third-graders got to jump in.
A Gainesville man accused of a shooting at a soccer game last year has entered a not guilty plea, with a tentative trial date set for November.
A strong thunderstorm in Hall County has led to a flash flood warning and some sporadic power outages in South Hall, according to Scott Cagle, fire marshal and deputy Emergency Management Agency director.
A Clermont man died Wednesday after turning in to the path of a semitrailer on Ga. 53/Mundy Mill Road at Thurmon Tanner Parkway, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
A career fair will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. Sept. 16 in Cornelia.
Dawson County's request for the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to declassify information regarding its decision to grant clemency to a man convicted of a 1991 slaying has been denied.
Authorities planned to reconvene their search today for the victim of a possible drowning reported Monday night, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
Students in Georgia will not be held back or graded this year based on results of the Georgia Milestones standardized tests.
Following a search of a Gainesville home, two residents were arrested in connection with manufacturing marijuana, among other charges.
The firefighter who suffered heat exhaustion Monday was treated and released, Gainesville Fire Division Chief Keith Smith said.
Gainesville schools have more students enrolled today than they did at the end of last year.
President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law 50 years ago today, with no North Georgia lands included in the bill.
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank is asking people to "Lend a Hand, Give a Can" and donate canned food at local grocery stores during the next two weeks.
Gainesville City Council voted 4-1 today to leave water rates unchanged and raise the account service fee 85 cents.
Authorities are searching this morning for the victim of a possible drowning reported Monday night, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
Gainesville City Council approved keeping water rates unchanged for 2015 in a final vote on the measure Tuesday night.
Garbed in black and Relay for Life's signature purple, Lynn Stepp seemed to dress like the antagonist of "The Wizard of Oz," but she thought otherwise.
Chris Lovelady recalled disagreement in the office over Erwin Topper's idea to set up campground housing for Army Corps of Engineers volunteers working at Lake Lanier.
A prominent worldwide event is set to once again take place in South Hall County.
An adult and two children were displaced Tuesday by a fire at the Atlanta Street Apartments in Gainesville, according to the city fire department.
After showing up with a kilogram of methamphetamine at a predetermined location, according to authorities, a Cumming woman was arrested Thursday and charged with methamphetamine trafficking.
Three Gainesville schools and two Hall County schools made a list for those with the highest progress in the state.
The two home invasion suspects pursued Monday by Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies have been charged with burglary and numerous traffic offenses, officials said.
White Sulphur Road will be closed today at the railroad crossing between Pine Valley Road and Crescent Drive.
The Army Corps of Engineers plans to begin accepting applications after 8:30 a.m. today for the remaining boat dock permits on Lake Lanier.
It may feel like autumn this week, but summer hasn't had its last hurrah yet.
Gainesville City Council will hold second readings today to roll back the property tax rate and set the water rate.
Hall County plans to present to the cities by Oct. 15 an intergovernmental agreement concerning a new five-year round of special purpose local option sales tax money, Lula City Manager Dennis Bergin said Monday night.
Two Canton residents suspected in a home invasion crashed their truck Monday afternoon in the woods after a pursuit from Hall County deputies.
Kathy Amos of Gainesville has always been drawn to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra because the music it has produced "does something for my soul."