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.
Gainesville Republican Doug Collins won a second two-year term to Congress on Tuesday night, soundly defeating Democrat David Vogel of Hull.
Many county and city government offices will be closed due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
For a child who has trouble reading, it can be embarrassing to read out loud at school.
The city of Cornelia has closed two roads so work can be performed on the thoroughfares.
Once belts get a bit looser from Thanksgiving feasts, some shoppers start seeking bargains on Black Friday, and the people doing that at places such as the outlet mall in Dawsonville have drawn the attention of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
A CVS pharmacy in Blairsville was robbed Monday, and authorities are still seeking a potential suspect.
Results from an autopsy on the body of a man found Monday on the Lake Lanier shoreline at Mary Alice Park in Cumming are expected today, authorities said.
Black Friday, the national shopping extravaganza on the day after Thanksgiving, is coming early to the city of Gainesville.
Traffic has been flowing since late September on Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway between Interstate 985 and McEver Road in Flowery Branch, but some minor work, or "punch list" items still could take place.
After hearing largely from constituents for the past few months, a state legislative committee now is ready to huddle over ways Georgia could boost
Reaction to the grand jury decision this week not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown was immediate and widespread - and left opinions at odds.
Gainesville police are investigating a fatal Monday night crash on Browns Bridge Road near Ivy Road.
Gainesville police are looking for two suspects in the Nov. 19 shooting death of a 21-year-old Gainesville man on West Avenue.
Starting almost 20 years ago in translation, Guillermo Arenas often works as the middleman between the judge and the defendant.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is giving residents still opposed to the development of a 199-lot subdivision off Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville a new angle in their fight.
A new long-range transportation plan for the Hall County area has taken a big step forward with officials' approval of a projects list through 2040.