An advocacy program for abused and neglected youngsters has 30 new volunteers whose job is to ensure those children don't get lost in the legal system.
The Gainesville Police Department has a current budget of about $8.6 million, and Chief Brian Kelly said he expected funding to be similar in the 2015 fiscal year.
After months of inquiry and weeks of controversial debate, the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Thursday voted down two proposed energy-efficiency contracts with Siemens and Pepco Energy Services.
Morgan House has been named the new manager of the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue, with the purpose of restoring the facility and attracting visitors to the area.
A Gainesville man said his daughter-in-law stole thousands of dollars from him and his wife after helping prepare their taxes.
Cayce Koehler gently placed the headset - which looks like a pair of headphones with tentacles - on his head.
Hall County's population grew about 4.5 percent from 2010 to July 2013, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The road to today's Hall County Board of Commissioners' vote on whether to contract with Siemens and Pepco for multimillion-dollar, energy-efficiency projects has been fraught with shifting financial estimates, unknowns about future utility costs and concerns the technology might soon be out of date.
The city of Gainesville is kicking off a health initiative called Gainesville Walks on Monday at Fair Street School.
Charges were dropped against a Norcross man accused of trafficking cocaine, while the Duluth man he was in the car with pleaded guilty to the charge and was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Twenty years ago, Breana Cagle and Bethany Lind became best friends when they attended the first grade at Oakwood Elementary School together.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said a fire burning on a 10-acre island in the middle of Lake Lanier was allowed to burn itself out.
Vandals have targeted as many as six Dawson County churches in recent months, including two where several thousands of dollars of electrical equipment was taken.
Two pounds of crystal methamphetamine police say is worth $32,000 was found last week in a vehicle pulled over on Interstate 985, Gainesville police reported Wednesday.
Jobless figures in Northeast Georgia have been rising so far in 2014, but a pair of area job fairs could help reverse that trend.
A second reading and final vote on easing restrictions on where pawnshops can be located will be heard when Gainesville City Council meets tonight.
A private group with a vested interest in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin has asked its consultants to begin drafting a water management plan for the basin.
The annual Gateway to Hope fundraiser set for Friday aims tobenefit victims of domestic violence.
A single-engine Cessna plane that had to make an emergency landing on U.S. 441 in Commerce on Sunday morning appears to have run out of gas.
A draft plan featuring educator bonuses as part of the federal Race to the Top program was approved Monday night by the Hall County Board of Education.
Gainesville High School students now need only 23 credits to graduate, down from 24 last year and 28 just a few years ago.
A Dahlonega woman has been charged in a hit-and-run at a school bus stop that resulted in minor injuries to two Hall County schoolchildren.
With some hotly contested races in this year's election, including for the U.S. Senate and governor, the onslaught of political campaign advertising is just beginning.
Local attorneys representing Hall's indigent defendants welcomed an executive order providing additional funding for lawyers without conflicting interests.
A plane en route to Gainesville had to make an emergency landing in Commerce Sunday after the pilot reported "intermittent engine and power failure."
One in three Georgia inmates will return to prison within three years of being placed on parole, but a new state law aims to reduce those numbers and help nonviolent offenders get back to work.
Hall firefighters responded to a residential fire early Sunday morning, making it the sixth blaze since Thursday night.
Deputies were called to the scene of a gas station robbery Sunday afternoon.
A 6-year-old Gwinnett County boy died Saturday from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle, according to Gwinnett County Police spokesman Sgt. Brian Doan.
Students from area high schools have until May 1 to apply for this year's Junior Achievement scholarship.