On May 23, 2013, a bullet struck Laurien Marsh in the head. She miraculously survived the shooting with minor physical consequences, but the emotional scars never healed in the months before she died Feb. 16 at age 60, her daughter said.
Gainesville Board of Education members will take some time next month to look over the contract the high school shares with the U.S. Navy for the junior ROTC program.
Rep. Carl Rogers came through for Gainesville and Hall County officials before the buzzer sounded Thursday night on the 2014 session of the Georgia General Assembly.
As dusk fell Thursday on the state Capitol, lawmakers were busy on the floors of the House and Senate trying to pass last-minute legislation before the midnight end of this year's session of the Georgia General Assembly.
Community leaders are joining to stress the importance of reading to and engaging with young children, from day one onward.
Getting the Gateway Industrial Centre in northeast Hall County primed for tenants has been quite the challenge.
North Hall High School students met with an award-winning author Thursday to hear stories about the Civil Rights movement in a rural, isolated south Georgia community.
The Gainesville Kiwanis Club, a youth-oriented service group, honored two Gainesville residents for civic engagement at its annual awards banquet this week.
Crews are patching and cleaning up an area on the downtown square following a sinkhole repair made overnight.
The inaugural year of North Hall High School's STEM Academy had a bit of a shaky start.
A Gainesville man was sentenced Monday in federal court after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.
ATLANTA - With just one day of voting left, state lawmakers in Georgia face decisions on whether to expand the places where people can carry guns, whether to create a medical marijuana program for the ill and how to overhaul the child welfare system.
With some hotly contested races in this year's election, including for the U.S. Senate and governor, the onslaught of political campaign advertising is just beginning.
Local attorneys representing Hall's indigent defendants welcomed an executive order providing additional funding for lawyers without conflicting interests.
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.