The key to preventing deaths like those of Michael Brown and Eric Garner is improving the relationship between police officers and the community they serve.
Despite recent job growth across Georgia and the nation, Hall County has only recovered to prerecession levels in one of four key economic indicators, according to a new study released this week.
The cyclist hit by a car Tuesday on Mundy Mill Road at Fairbanks Drive in Oakwood has been identified by police.
A pedestrian suffered broken bones Thursday afternoon after being hit by a semitrailer on Atlanta Highway in the Chicopee Mill area, authorities said.
The man Gainesville police were seeking in connection with a Jan. 10 homicide at Sun Suites Hotel now has been charged with murder in the case.
Difficulty finding qualified firefighters has prompted the Gainesville Fire Department to request expanding its recruit school.
John Darrell Setchel, 24, of Dawsonville was indicted on Oct. 8 in the death of Ronald Sailers, 72, of Murrayville. Setchel is accused by authorities of slamming Sailers' head into the concrete floor repeatedly three days before the indictment.
Two Lawrenceville men accused of threatening a woman and a toddler with a semi-automatic handgun on Oct. 30, 2013, were indicted Monday.
In the next decade, the poultry industry in Georgia could include drones and robots performing tasks done today by human hands.
Gov. Nathan Deal called on lawmakers to support substantial new funding for public education, transportation projects and child welfare reform in his State of the State speech Wednesday at the Capitol in Atlanta.
North Georgia should strive to become a "second-home mecca" for affluent Atlantans seeking weekend escape, real estate executive Frank Norton Jr. said during his annual Native Intelligence report Wednesday night at the Gainesville Civic Center.
A stretcher was stolen out of a vehicle at one local funeral home and vehicles were broken into at two other local funeral homes earlier this month.
A Gainesville man accused of kidnapping a 17-year-old jogger and attempting to rape her was indicted Monday.
Georgia Republican U.S. Sens. David Perdue and Johnny Isakson recently introduced the Fair Tax Act of 2015, which seeks to eliminate income taxes, abolish the Internal Revenue Service and enact a national sales tax.
Oakwood City Council gave its final OK on Monday night to a Nov. 3 election filling four council seats.
North Hall musicians, singers and thespians will soon have a state-of-the-art performing arts center, but East Hall performers will have to wait longer for the same facility.
Investigator Scott Ginn testified Monday that a 60-year-old Gainesville man raped a 20-year-old woman with an intellectual disability.
Area government leaders wanted a community group to step up and shepherd putting plans into action for a Hall County
ATLANTA - The International Production & Processing Expo opened this week to a greatly expanded trade show covering three halls of the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
Steady and stable.
The family of a missing Buford man last seen three weeks ago is hoping a bump in the reward money will bring the needed information to find him.
The flag was at half-staff at Lula City Hall on Monday and a memorial wreath hung on the building's front door, stark reminders this small town on the Hall-Banks county line was deep in mourning for one of its most energetic leaders.
A 17-year-old was found with drugs and a razor knife at East Hall High School on Friday, according to school officials.
Hall County Schools has all but ruled out becoming a charter system, but the Board of Education did weigh another option at its January meeting.
The past few days have broken a cold, wet spell in the region, but it's only small relief for many of Hall County's homeless.
Government planners and engineers aren't the only ones putting road projects under a microscope.
After a sunny, pleasant Sunday, commuters in North Georgia might be battling snow by Monday morning.