FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch Mayor Diane Hirling, re-elected to a second four-year term, was sworn in on Wednesday morning along with three new city council members.
A Gainesville man whose role in setting fire to an Atlanta strip club led to a sting that ensnared four other Dahlonega-based soldiers was sentenced this week in federal court.
Former Army medic Sandeo Pablo Dyson, 46, was sentenced to five years in prison for the Jan. 1, 2007 arson fire at Club Onyx.
Gainesville has a new mayor and new mayor pro tempore for the next two years.
From staff reports
Saying a 19-year-old murder suspect posed "a significant and substantial risk to flee," a judge denied bond in the case Tuesday.
Gov. Sonny Perdue visited North Georgia College & State University on Tuesday to award a $2.5 million grant from the OneGeorgia Authority to pave the way for the area's electronic super highway.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announces a detour to facilitate the reconstruction of the intersection at Brookwood and Caney roads.
Hall County firefighters responded to at least two fires Tuesday as temperatures plunged.
Commissioner Lauren "Bubba" McDonald Jr. began Tuesday his one-year term as chairman of the Georgia Public Service Commission.
The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County hosted a workshop Tuesday to help nonprofit organizations in the community get a fresh start in the new year.
Having cable service may do more than keep your family entertained. It may also help your local government provide quality services and balance its budget.
A Hall County judge who sentenced a man to 18 years in prison nearly three years ago was asked Tuesday to grant him bond.
Family and friends who placed holiday flower arrangements on graves at Alta Vista Cemetery must remove them by the end of January, according to a notice from the city.
Oakwood swore in its mayor and two council members to four-year terms Monday.
The Gainesville school board paid off some of its major bills before celebrating the new year.
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No bond was set for a 19-year-old Gainesville man charged with DUI and vehicular homicide in the death of his 2-year-old nephew Sunday.
A ribbon cutting will be held 11 a.m. Friday for an independent senior living community in Gainesville.
Two people qualified Monday to run for one of two open seats on the Flowery Branch City Council.
A Cleveland man accused of making fictional real estate deals has filed through his attorney a motion to suppress documents seized recently by FBI agents.
The Newtown Florist Club has been a key player in the Gainesville-Hall area for decades, and Mozetta Whelchel was one of its hardest-working, founding members.
In the making for nearly a decade, a major link in the Central Hall Multi-use Trail is now under construction.
While Brenau University students spent the last week in final exams, the Hall County Animal Shelter provided them with some on-campus stress relief.
A 2-year-old boy was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday and a teen charged with DUI and vehicular homicide in the incident, according to authorities.
The Great American Cleanup has swept through Hall County.
Two people died and one person was seriously injured in a two-vehicle wreck in South Hall County late Saturday.
From the outside, this home in East Hall looks like any other.
One of the White County sheriff's deputies who tried to talk Shannon Hamilton out of interfering with government property at his daughter's wreck site also had a couple of pointed questions for the grieving father.
One in 5 women and 1 in 16 men will be sexually assaulted, harassed or abused while in college, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.
During monthly training, three Hall County Fire Services firefighters and paramedics try to maneuver around in an inflatable Zodiac boat.
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