After training for the Chicago Marathon last year, LeAnne Gilleland decided to purchase a handgun and a permit to protect herself.
Tolbert N. Lester Jr. had his favorite car, a 1957 Ford Ranchero, but the Gainesville man was best known for another set of wheels - a maroon Hudson featured in the movie "Driving Miss Daisy."
A 17-year-old girl who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted Sunday escaped her alleged captor when a neighbor knocked on the door, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
So much for a resurgent Democratic Party in Georgia.
A mechanic was killed Tuesday when a car lunged forward and rolled on top of him, according to the shop's owner.
The Gainesville Fire Department truck used to rescue three Hall County firefighters injured in July after falling 44 feet in a collapsing ladder is now undergoing repairs as a precaution against the same kind of accident.
Turnout was steady at polling places across Hall County on Election Day as voters cast ballots in highly competitive races for governor and the U.S. Senate.
ATLANTA - There will be no additional campaign for Nathan Deal, no runoff in December, no more long days on the trail stumping for votes.
ATLANTA - Hall County Republican Casey Cagle won re-election as the state's lieutenant governor by a wide margin, and will again lead the state Senate as one of Gov. Nathan Deal's top legislative leaders.
Julie Edwards wants people to adopt their pets from local shelters.
Traffic will be affected today as workers get busy making the new Clarks Bridge at Lake Lanier a complete structure.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has kept Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat in GOP hands, beating his Democratic challenger on the strength of white voters in the reliably Republican state.
Incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal earned a second term in the governor's mansion Tuesday with a victory over Democratic challenger Jason Carter.
A Gainesville homeless man accused of killing another homeless man and assaulting others pleaded not guilty at a Thursday arraignment.
Georgia residents are in luck this holiday season, as gas prices hang well below $3 just in time for family travels.
Parents, teachers, superintendents and state legislators are warily supportive of Common Core standards.
A family-filled event included kiddie train rides and free horse-drawn carriage rides with the evening culminating in the lighting of the Main Street Market's Holiday Chicken, which sits atop the building. This year's lighting was accompanied by a sound and light show by Deb and Don Harkrider. Adults could also marvel at the beautifully lit trees adorning the square. Stores on the square decorated for the season and extended their hours, allowing shoppers extra time to find and purchase Christmas gifts.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man reported missing since Tuesday afternoon.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has approved a rezoning needed for the estimated $100 million expansion of Kubota Manufacturing of America into the Gateway Industrial Centre off Ga. 365 in North Hall.
Gainesville police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting on West Avenue that led to a 21-year-old's death.
Two area couples were honored Thursday for their generosity and service to the community at an annual philanthropy luncheon.
A man suspected of child enticement surrendered to authorities following an hour-and-a-half standoff Thursday at Laurel Park.
The traditional classroom setting, with students poring over notes and teachers scribbling on chalkboards, is a thing of the past.
Gainesville City Council has approved new policies and procedures for the ways redevelopment projects seeking Tax Allocation District financing are evaluated and approved.