After training for the Chicago Marathon last year, LeAnne Gilleland decided to purchase a handgun and a permit to protect herself.
Tolbert N. Lester Jr. had his favorite car, a 1957 Ford Ranchero, but the Gainesville man was best known for another set of wheels - a maroon Hudson featured in the movie "Driving Miss Daisy."
A 17-year-old girl who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted Sunday escaped her alleged captor when a neighbor knocked on the door, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
So much for a resurgent Democratic Party in Georgia.
A mechanic was killed Tuesday when a car lunged forward and rolled on top of him, according to the shop's owner.
The Gainesville Fire Department truck used to rescue three Hall County firefighters injured in July after falling 44 feet in a collapsing ladder is now undergoing repairs as a precaution against the same kind of accident.
Turnout was steady at polling places across Hall County on Election Day as voters cast ballots in highly competitive races for governor and the U.S. Senate.
ATLANTA - There will be no additional campaign for Nathan Deal, no runoff in December, no more long days on the trail stumping for votes.
ATLANTA - Hall County Republican Casey Cagle won re-election as the state's lieutenant governor by a wide margin, and will again lead the state Senate as one of Gov. Nathan Deal's top legislative leaders.
Julie Edwards wants people to adopt their pets from local shelters.
Traffic will be affected today as workers get busy making the new Clarks Bridge at Lake Lanier a complete structure.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has kept Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat in GOP hands, beating his Democratic challenger on the strength of white voters in the reliably Republican state.
Incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal earned a second term in the governor's mansion Tuesday with a victory over Democratic challenger Jason Carter.
Lula estimates it could get $1.9 million from a proposed five-year extension of the special purpose local option sales tax.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator testified a man suspected of sexually assaulting a teenage girl returned her to her jogging path Nov. 2 with his girlfriend driving the car.
Sugar Hill Elementary School presented a tentative plan to the Hall County school board Monday for the creation of a Talent and Career Program of Choice.
Tennessee has suspended leading tackler A.J. Johnson, a Gainesville High graduate, and defensive back Michael Williams amid a sexual assault investigation.
Gainesville City Schools wants its students to miss less than six school days a year.
A faulty sprinkler head in an elevator shaft Monday morning caused children to be evacuated from Fair Street School.
Officials from Hall County and the city of Gainesville have reached an agreement that will allow for the development of a 199-lot upscale subdivision off Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville, near the shores of Lake Lanier.
State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, lost the vote Monday for Senate president pro tem in the Georgia legislature.
Carl Sanders was Georgia's governor but also a huge contributor to Hall County's early growth.
An electric space heater too close to a Christmas tree has left five people without a home.
A Gainesville physician is doing his part to free the Ebola virus' deadly grip on his native Sierra Leone, and he is hoping the hard work of a group he belongs to will pay off soon.
Last weekend, The Rooster's Perch, a local meeting place for people with and without disabilities, opened the doors to a brand-new central location at 210 Bradford St. in Gainesville with hopes of growth for its patrons and the community.
Merrianne Dyer, former Gainesville City Schools superintendent, was recently named to the University of Georgia College of Education's inaugural Board of Visitors.
Students residing on the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega campus may notice changes over the next year.