A new drug that was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration has raised concerns both locally and nationally about its potential for abuse.
James Smith's family is struggling to make ends meet, so paying for any kind of health coverage - at this point - is tough.
Blindfolded students from West Hall, with their partners guiding them, searched for a rolling beep ball Friday morning during Disability Resource Center's annual Beep Ball event at Mulberry Creek Community Center.
Before the Hall County Board of Commissioners approved a $257,000 contract Thursday for the architectural design of a new Sheriff's Office headquarters, questions emerged about whether due diligence had been given to looking at the possibility of renovating existing buildings instead, perhaps at a lower cost.
The Mutts on Main event scheduled for today has been postponed two weeks due to the rainy forecast.
Tonight marks the official beginning of prom season, with two high schools unleashing their celebratory juniors and seniors on the roads.
A suspect in a Gainesville home invasion was convicted Wednesday of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and other felonies.
A former Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy has been charged with stealing county property and violating his oath as an officer.
Officials with the Gainesville Fire Department hope to open a new fire station along Dawsonville Highway in the 2015 fiscal year, which begins July 1.
Hall County's executive director of facilities has been named the finalist as superintendent of Dawson County schools.
Two Gainesville men were arrested Thursday on charges of trafficking methamphetamine after authorities say they delivered 4 ounces of the drug.
Rather than face litigation, Gainesville City Council is expected to amend a pawnshop ordinance that has prohibited a new TitleMax from opening.
University of North Georgia junior Ty Poole waved his electronic cigarette around while sitting in his car on the Gainesville campus.
Runners and walkers gathered Thursday evening at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville for the annual Chamber Chase 5-kilometer run and 2-mile Wellness Walk put on by the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce.
A Braselton man accused of embezzling more than $75,000 from Road Atlanta over the course of a year now faces charges of embezzling another $46,000 from the South Hall County race track.
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.
Just one person qualified last week for a special election next month to replace Norman Harrop on the Lula City Council.
Women have made strides in many career areas, but it's still tough to break into some, including science, technology, engineering and math.
It may be too soon to tout a lowered re-offending rate or a quantifiable dollar amount saved to taxpayers, but a reverberation of statewide criminal justice reform is being noted by one local entity: the Hall County Correctional Institute.
The iconic fountain on Brenau University's front lawn is restored and now dedicated to one of Brenau's longtime figures.
A recent Supreme Court ruling allows individuals to donate to any number of federal candidates they want and promises to pour millions more dollars into an election system already swamped in money.
Wagging tails, barking, laughter and smiles were found on the Gainesville square Saturday as the Hall County Animal Shelter held the first Mutts On Main fundraising event.
Under a clear weekend sky, volunteers on land and water did some spring cleaning to make Hall County a bit more pristine.
Gov. Nathan Deal will sign the third phase of his criminal justice reforms today at Antioch Baptist Church in Gainesville.
Fire destroyed a house Saturday afternoon, causing $150,000 in damage, not including the contents.