FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch Mayor Diane Hirling, re-elected to a second four-year term, was sworn in on Wednesday morning along with three new city council members.
A Gainesville man whose role in setting fire to an Atlanta strip club led to a sting that ensnared four other Dahlonega-based soldiers was sentenced this week in federal court.
Former Army medic Sandeo Pablo Dyson, 46, was sentenced to five years in prison for the Jan. 1, 2007 arson fire at Club Onyx.
Gainesville has a new mayor and new mayor pro tempore for the next two years.
From staff reports
Saying a 19-year-old murder suspect posed "a significant and substantial risk to flee," a judge denied bond in the case Tuesday.
Gov. Sonny Perdue visited North Georgia College & State University on Tuesday to award a $2.5 million grant from the OneGeorgia Authority to pave the way for the area's electronic super highway.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announces a detour to facilitate the reconstruction of the intersection at Brookwood and Caney roads.
Hall County firefighters responded to at least two fires Tuesday as temperatures plunged.
Commissioner Lauren "Bubba" McDonald Jr. began Tuesday his one-year term as chairman of the Georgia Public Service Commission.
The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County hosted a workshop Tuesday to help nonprofit organizations in the community get a fresh start in the new year.
Having cable service may do more than keep your family entertained. It may also help your local government provide quality services and balance its budget.
A Hall County judge who sentenced a man to 18 years in prison nearly three years ago was asked Tuesday to grant him bond.
Family and friends who placed holiday flower arrangements on graves at Alta Vista Cemetery must remove them by the end of January, according to a notice from the city.
Oakwood swore in its mayor and two council members to four-year terms Monday.
The Gainesville school board paid off some of its major bills before celebrating the new year.
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Unemployment has dropped below 4 percent in the Gainesville metro area, the Georgia Department of Labor reported today, and remains the lowest rate in the ...
New main dishes and vegetables were on the menu Wednesday when Hall County students from kindergarten to middle school were "taste testers" for potential recipes ...
About 40 residents of Cresswind at Lake Lanier have formed a charitable group, Cresswind LL Community Fund, to support charitable, educational and cultural activities in ...
A Gainesville pipe fabricator faces a penalty of $49,375 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after multiple citations.
A 63-year-old Hall County man was charged with manufacturing marijuana after five plants were seized in a search, according to authorities.
A package containing 1,200 pills from Thailand was seized Tuesday in Jefferson through a controlled delivery by local and federal authorities.
A pair of prominent local road projects are closer to becoming a reality.
WASHINGTON - Rebellious Democrats disrupted the House's legislative work on Wednesday, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until they secured ...
A truck containing tar caught fire Wednesday afternoon and shut down McEver Road for an hour.
Following years of families hanging in limbo, U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, wants to address the 2012 Russian adoption ban.
Amazon will add a new 600,000-square-foot distribution center in Braselton and hire about 500 people.
Everyone knows the growth is coming.
A Buford man pleaded guilty last week to defrauding 11 investors of $3.2 million, according to court documents.
It doesn't seem so long ago when rain couldn't stop falling. Now, we could go days between raindrops.
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