Elachee Nature Science Center's newest tenant has had a rough start to the new year.
The Hall County dive team found a body Sunday night in Lake Lanier, a law enforcement official said.
The Gainesville Parks and Recreation department is ready to bid out improvements to a ballfield that include lights, concessions, restrooms and spectator seating.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, has introduced a bill that would allow the sale of 3,841 "underused" acres in the Gainesville-based Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests.
The last time the Romano family saw its potential adoptive son Yura, it was in an orphanage in the St. Petersburg area of Russia.
A Gainesville man is accused of trying to buy a date rape drug through Craigslist as part of a sexual assault scheme targeting his wife.
As Russell McMurry of Hall County was getting sworn in Jan. 20 as Georgia Department of Transportation's new planning director, the revolving door that is that department's top job swung again.
ATLANTA - The steps to the entrance of the state Capitol in Atlanta aren't quite as inspiring as those Rocky triumphantly ascends, arms raised when he reaches the top, ready for the fight of his life. But they do stir a sense of anticipation about what could be.
Last week, a threatening message written on a Gainesville High School bathroom wall led to a search of the school and heightened security the next day.
A special weekend program at Brenau University's School of Occupational Therapy sought to address challenges faced by caregivers dealing with individuals suffering from dementia. The Gerontology Conference and Dementia Care Workshop at the Brenau University Downtown Center drew more than 250 Brenau faculty and students Saturday from occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing and gerontology programs, as well as caregivers, family members of dementia patients, assisted living facility workers and community members.
HELEN - Sunny skies and bright costumes lit up North Georgia's Bavarian village Saturday for Fasching, the German celebration of Mardi Gras.
Two juvenile offenders have passed the test to earn their GEDs in the program's first year at the Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center.
A Flowery Branch man has been charged after law enforcement agents discovered methamphetamine, firearms and other materials in his home.
A former Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy has filed an employment discrimination complaint against the agency and Sheriff Gerald Couch, claiming he faced discrimination due to his race.
Efforts to clean up Lake Lanier began Friday with work to remove one of the many abandoned houseboats found along the shoreline.
An officer patrolling Lake Lanier earned the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement's 2014 Boating Officer of the Year.
In a rare request, a North Hall County pizzeria is seeking to leave Clermont so it can convert to a sports bar and serve alcohol.
As state lawmakers push closer to Crossover Day - the 30th day of the 40-day session when bills have to pass out of either the House or Senate, which is tentatively set for March 13 - a grab bag of news is coming out of Atlanta.
Hall County's Latino communities were left in limbo after a federal judge's ruling last week blocked President Barack Obama's executive action to protect up to 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Playing in nature is a proven way to improve a child's development.
Authorities arrested a Dahlonega man accused of enticing a child for sexual purposes.
City and county government officials statewide aren't the only ones upset about the General Assembly's proposed Transportation Funding Act of 2015.
With snow on the ground and a chill in the air, there wasn't a rush on the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission's Workforce Development Career Coach as it opened its doors Tuesday morning in Flowery Branch.
For nearly 48 hours last week, Hall County's emergency 911 center relied on a generator to remain operational as a crippling ice storm brought down trees, knocked out power for tens of thousands of residents and made many residential streets impassable.
While a dusting of snow kept teachers and students at home Tuesday, it didn't keep them from teaching and learning.
A Department of Early Care and Learning investigator spent Tuesday in Gainesville looking into allegations concerning a child's injury at a local child care provider.
ATLANTA - A bill to legalize cannabis oil to treat seizure disorders and seven other debilitating health problems passed a key committee in the Georgia House on Monday but faces an uphill battle in the state Senate, even in its latest, watered-down version.
Work done on the railroad going through Flowery Branch should provide a smoother ride for vehicles and trains alike.