Harris Blackwood of Gainesville has been named to a fourth term on the board of directors of the Governor's Highway Safety Association.
The Flowery Branch man indicted in the death of his brother on Christmas Day last year has filed his intent to claim self-defense.
A woman accused of falsely reporting she was raped in 2013 has pleaded guilty to three counts of false reporting of a crime.
A Decatur man and a woman are suspected of shoplifting over-the-counter drugs from Hall County grocery stores.
The White House invited select U.S. educators to a summit today, and Hall County Superintendent Will Schofield is one of them.
The National Football League came to Lula Elementary School on Tuesday with the Atlanta Falcons Gatorade Junior Training Camp. Kicker Matt Bryant, fullback Patrick DiMarco and other Falcons players participated in the event. The students participated in several football-related drills to get acquainted with football fundamentals, as well as getting exercise.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has set public meetings on planned roundabouts at two intersections in Lumpkin County.
A set of Gainesville twins is charged with three counts of burglary each, stemming from a Gainesville police investigation.
After a Hail Mary pass connected late Monday, ending Hall County's objection, Gainesville City Council on Tuesday night gave the final OK needed for the development of a 199-lot upscale subdivision off Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville.
Residents of Cornelia are under a boil-water advisory after a 10-inch main ruptured Tuesday on Chase Road, according to a news release from the city.
A.J. Johnson, Tennessee Volunteers linebacker and Gainesville High School graduate, was named Tuesday as a suspect in a rape investigation by Knoxville, Tenn., police.
Farmers and "city folk" are strongest when they work together, according to Gordon Sawyer.
The controversial move Wednesday by the Obama administration to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba was met with approval from business leaders in Hall County who said they believe the economic benefit could be substantial for local industries.
Two H&R Block tax professionals will present a free Tax Talk from 6-8 p.m. today at Blackshear Place Library in Gainesville.
At the Gainesville Police Department, some of the new school is showing a thing or two to the old school.
The Gainesville Jaycees are accepting nominations for the 2014 Young Man and Young Woman of the Year Award.
Georgia Mountain Food Bank in Gainesville got an early Christmas gift Wednesday when Perdue Farms delivered 46,000 pounds of frozen chicken and meat products.
Four local families are getting help from the Hall County 911 Communications in a different way this Christmas.
After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations - a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money and people across the narrow waters that separate the two nations.
A 16-year-old fled on foot after allegedly stabbing his stepfather Tuesday on East Ridge Road, authorities said Wednesday.
Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of "The Interview," a comedy movie starring Seth Rogen and James Franco about a slapstick assassination plot on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Counte Cooley was tired of driving by Gainesville High School and not seeing his elephant.
Camp Frank D. Merrill outside Dahlonega has long been Army strong. With President Barack Obama's signature, it will be Army controlled.
Most Hall County schools and some Gainesville schools performed better than the state average on the College and Career Ready Performance Index, the latest tool used to measure how well schools are doing.
Tuesday marked the first day of Hanukkah. The Jewish Festival of Lights celebrates the victory of the Jewish army, the Maccabees, over Syrian forces. It also celebrates the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem, which had been ruined during battle.
In giving motorists some holiday relief, the Georgia Department of Transportation plans to suspend construction-related lane closures on all interstates and major state routes from 5 a.m. Tuesday through 10 p.m. Dec. 28.
Following the abrupt departure of its commandant of cadets, Riverside Military Academy is refilling the position.