Cleaning crews at a Gainesville apartment complex arrived just in time to keep a fire from becoming serious Friday afternoon. Shortly after lunchtime, the Gainesville Fire Department received reports of smoke coming out of a vacant apartment on the corner of Armour Street and Johnson Drive, said Gainesville Fire Chief Jon Canada. Firefighters were able to extinguish a small fire in the apartment in minutes, ...
A Forsyth County man was arrested on a murder charge Friday night after allegedly shooting his father to death in a domestic quarrel, authorities said.
The state in which Girl Scouting was born is joining the country in a realignment that is geared toward reaching more girls.
Stephen Boone Roberts may have fallen asleep around 1 a.m. when his Jeep left Ga. 400 and overturned, killing the 32-year-old Dahlonega man, authorities said.
The bicycle race coming to downtown Gainesville on Sunday is expected to cause minimal traffic disruptions, police said.
The Humane Society of Hall County has received a $15,000 grant that will help dogs stay healthy while they're awaiting adoption.
Two people were arrested in a prostitution case and another two people were charged with soliciting undercover officers in separate investigations Wednesday, authorities said Friday. Isaace Rahmir Hasty, 33, of Wesley Chapel Fla., faces charges of pimping, and Tobi Jolene Tinsley, 25, of Brandon, Fla., is charged with prostitution in connection with their arrests at an undisclosed location on Friendship Road. Authorities with the Hall ...
Hall County school officials began working Friday to restore this spring's Special Olympic games for schools in Northeast Georgia.
Relief could be on the way for Georgia schools that narrowly miss making "adequate yearly progress."
Fieldale Farms Corp. announced Friday it would reduce live chicken production by 5 percent, citing excess supply and the high cost of corn for feed. The announcement was made by Gus Arrendale, the company's executive vice president.
A spokesman for the Georgia Public Service Commission said Friday that Atmos Energy, which serves 10,000 customers in the Gainesville area, has filed for a $6.1 million rate increase. Bill Edge, a spokesman for the commission, said the application was filed in late March and would increase the average bill by $4.70 per month.
The family of a Gainesville man shot to death in a drive-by shooting 11 years ago got their first look Thursday at the man accused of his murder, bringing some relatives of Rigo Verto Verbuzco to tears.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of North Georgia that will remain in effect until 10 p.m.
CUMMING - Authorities say a 42-year-old Forsyth County man meant to harm his girlfriend when, after an argument, he struck her with his pickup truck while she walked along Shiloh Road.
ent in Athens, one week after a soldier from Gainesville was killed in a wreck in Killeen, Texas.
A private tri-state water group has worked several years to find a water-sharing solution in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin that includes Lake Lanier, something that has eluded Georgia, Alabama and Florida for two decades.
The Georgia State Patrol on Friday identified the victim of a Wednesday afternoon fatal wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road as Paula J. Harper of Commerce.
Jose Galaviz was abusing drugs, including injecting heroin, when he wound up in the Hall County Drug Court program after being presented with two options.
Life as an American student is significantly different for French exchange student Arthur Schouteeten.
A revised set of design guidelines for Gainesville's historic districts separates residential-style buildings used as homes from those occupied by businesses.
Holiday festivities in the area will cause some frequently used streets to shut down for awhile this weekend.
A male victim has been flown to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after being run over by a vehicle.
Gainesville residents Friday shared their thoughts and respect for Nelson Mandela, South Africa's international icon who died Thursday at age 95.
Georgia Power has increased the ways customers can learn about outages.
Three hundred Fair Street kids attended the American Dental Association's "Give Kids a Smile" program for underserved children on Friday at Fair Street Elementary School, said principal William Campbell. Players from the Atlanta Falcons signed autographs, posed for photos and handed out Tony Gonzalez dolls.
A Jefferson man has been arrested and charged in the death of a teenage girl and her unborn child, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation reported Friday.
A statewide video competition has inspired local high school students to share the message that when it comes to underage drinking, most people are just saying "no."
Flowery Branch city planner John McHenry presented City Council with a draft Thursday night of its marketing analysis and redevelopment plan for the city's historic and commercial gateway district.