Three-time sex offender William James Santos couldn't register his home with local authorities because he had no home, his lawyers told Georgia's highest court this week.
A former prep football star who was named as The Times 2005 Player of the Year remained in the Gwinnett County Jail on Tuesday in connection with last year's fatal shooting of a teenager.
The second and final public hearing on Flowery Branch's proposed new historic district boundaries is set for 6 p.m. Thursday at Historic Depot on Railroad Avenue.
United Way of Hall County kicked off its annual Cornerstone Campaign on Tuesday at the Guest House in Gainesville.
Hall County sheriff's deputies and Gainesville police officers are investigating three separate stabbings during the July Fourth weekend that resulted in serious injuries to four people, one arrest and the search for one suspect. Roommates Lalo Gomez, 35, and Henry Velasquez Pineda, 36, began arguing at 2:52 a.m. Sunday in their home in the 300 block of Lee Street in Gainesville, said Lt. Brian P. Kelly of the Gainesville Police ...
Gainesville city school board expects to have a deficit of about $5.6 million rather than the $6.5 million deficit it previously anticipated, said board Chairman David Syfan.
Hall County schools Superintendent Will Schofield turned down a 5 percent bonus Monday after the board chairman deemed Schofield's job performance "exemplary" during the past year.
A preliminary investigation by Hall County Fire Services shows that a deck that collapsed late Sunday at 6585 Tara Trail in Lula, injuring two people, wasn't secured properly to the home.
A fundraising event in memory of slain hiker Meredith Emerson collected more than $8,500 on June 25.
A Lula woman was sentenced Monday in Gainesville to four years and nine months in federal prison on tax-related fraud charges. Molly A. Smith, 50, also was placed on three years of supervised release and ordered by U.S. District Judge William C. O'Kelley to pay restitution of $413,847 to the IRS and $777,901 to North Carolina.
For the next two weeks, young people from across the globe will learn about a variety of art forms while living at Brenau University's campus for Firespark! summer camp. Monday was the first day at Firespark! for the campers, who range in age from 13-18 and can take classes on everything from hip-hop to journalism to medicine. "They come to Firespark! to be the individuals they ...
For most children, their 18th birthday is an exciting time as they look forward to college, careers and living on their own. But if the child has a disability, turning 18 is a milestone fraught with uncertainty.
An old law could be brought back to life if the Hall County Board of Commissioners decides to authorize collecting taxes twice a year. If the commission approves it, Hall County residents will have the option to pay taxes in two increments or continue to pay once at the end of the year.
James Harrington, a driving force in the modernization of Georgia's system of technical colleges, has died following an extended illness. He was 82. Harrington, who also served as a Forsyth County commissioner, was among the first members named to the State Board of Technical and Adult Education by then-Gov. Joe Frank Harris.
A company owned by Gwinnett businessman Virgil Williams and his family has filed an application for approval of a mixed-use resort community off Friendship Road in South Hall County.
Northeast Georgia could learn around the new year - if not sooner - whether it will get a trauma care designation, which one health official says could save lives by providing faster care for those badly hurt.
The Gainesville Jaycees is accepting nominations for its annual Young man and Young Woman of the Year award, which honors Hall County residents younger than 40 for their community service.
A man accused of armed robbery in the parking lot of a Gainesville restaurant has been charged with additional, unrelated offenses.
One week after the coldest Thanksgiving since the early 1900s, temperatures continue to break records - in the other extreme.
"Go Big Red!"
The regional youth detention center in Gwinnett County is closing in June, with some offenders set to transfer to the Gainesville RYDC, the Department of Juvenile Justice announced Thursday evening.
A fire Tuesday evening damaged a home on Etta Vesta Circle in Gainesville, authorities said.
Two male juveniles were arrested Wednesday in connection with a threatening note found in a Gainesville High School boys restroom.
DAWSONVILLE - An Atlanta surgeon was killed in Monday night's plane crash in Dawson County.
Construction is continuing on schedule for Hall County's two new fire stations, though the recent rainy weather is slowing things down just a tad.
Immigration attorneys are welcoming the shuttering of a Gainesville immigration detention center, owned by the city and operated by the Corrections Corp. of America.
Gainesville police offered a few more details into the search and chase of a Murrayville man who was found in the woods with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head on Nov. 19.
Middle and high school girls heard a special presentation Wednesday about the importance of self-respect and setting goals.
Brenau University students got a chance to ease the stress of final exams week on Wednesday and play with puppies. The Hall County Animal Shelter brought some pups to the campus for students to visit with and forget about grades for a moment.
Special Olympics Georgia is looking for hundreds of volunteers to help with an event in Hall County next fall.