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.
Four suspects are in custody after drug agents raided a home in southeastern Dawson County where an active methamphetamine lab was uncovered.
Gainesville officials are asking recycling customers to not put food or plastic bags in the recycling bins.
Thanks to small sacrifices made by Johnson High School students, 275 people in Sierra Leone have more access to drinking water.
More than 150 Hall County students now have a great reason to flash those pearly whites.
The final two men accused in a North Georgia motorcycle gang investigation by the FBI were sentenced Friday in federal court in Gainesville.
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.
Monday night brought the kind of winter storm Hall County residents wished had rolled through last week in place of crippling ice that knocked out power to tens of thousands.
Gainesville Police couldn't let it go any longer.
Some roads are slick this morning in Hall County following a dusting of snow.
Power companies worked feverishly last week to restore power to tens of thousands, but there was still work to be done Monday at Laurel Park in Gainesville.
In the first day of early voting to decide the fate of a new round of special purpose local option sales tax, 110 Hall County voters cast ballots, according to Elections Director Charlotte Sosebee.
A proposal to limit parking in the front of houses in Oakwood will get further study from the city's planning commission.
After nearly a week of winter weather, Hall County and Gainesville schools will get creative to make up missed class time.
The Hall County Board of Education is considering giving its strongest schools a bit more flexibility.