A Lula man involved in a Monday standoff was shot dead by deputies, according to a Georgia Bureau Investigation probe of the incident.
A Hall County sheriff's deputy who was shot Monday is resting well after his second surgery in an Atlanta hospital, Maj. Jeff Strickland said. Deputy Joe Groover, who was shot in the arm during a standoff Monday between police and a Lula man, had a second surgery Wednesday to repair the damage caused by a bullet from a .44 Magnum pistol.
The United Way of Hall County celebrated its 60th anniversary Tuesday by naming a new program for one of its original founders.
Georgia on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that said the state needs congressional approval to use more water from Lake Lanier. In February, a federal appeals court in Washington threw out an agreement that Georgia reached with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for water rights to Lake Lanier.
Following a day of tragedy in which Lula Elementary School was locked down for three hours, the school principal sent a letter to Lula families praising the calm actions of students, teachers, parents and sheriff's deputies.
The clamor of an old-fashioned school bell marked Lakeview Academy students' first day of the school year Tuesday.
On Tuesday, when the rest of the Hall County Sheriff's Office returned to business as usual, one deputy spent the day in recovery.
Hall County's 30th and 31st rabies cases for the year were confirmed Tuesday, more than triple the number of cases normally seen each year.
LULA - The outside world knows little about Hubert Stanley Tate, and if he had not died following an hourslong standoff with Hall County sheriff's deputies Monday, it likely would've stayed that way.
David Kimbrell, Hall County fire chief and emergency services director, will serve as chairman of the Lanier Technical College Board of Directors for 2009.
Hall County's first death penalty trial in more than three years began Monday with the start of jury selection that is expected to last at least a week.
Gov. Sonny Perdue says state revenue collections for last month fell 6.6 percent from this time last year. Revenue for the first month of the 2008-09 fiscal year totaled $1.2 billion, a decrease of $86.4 million from the same month a year ago.
Hall County educators fielded few complaints from parents concerned about the district's proposal to shuffle some middle and high school grade levels to different schools in the Flowery Branch area.
The Hall County deputy who was shot in Lula Monday will face another surgery Wednesday, Hall County Sheriff's Maj. Jeff Strickland said.
The dwindling number of open boat ramps on Lake Lanier likely will go up after Hall County officials announced at Monday's work session that four ramps could be extended.
Special Olympics Georgia is looking for hundreds of volunteers to help with an event in Hall County next fall.
One person died Wednesday in a one-vehicle wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road near Roy Parks Road in East Hall County.
Brenau University President Ed Schrader stood among the construction of the Brenau Downtown Center as workers continued to place the final touches of a renovation that's been nearly nine months in the making.
Gainesville is looking to plant 180 trees at three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" effort tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.
Hall County may save months and millions of dollars to provide sewer to the Ga. 365 corridor by not building a new sewer treatment plant in North Hall.
DAWSONVILLE- Authorities say a single-engine plane on its way to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Chamblee lost radar and radio contact Monday night before crashing in a heavily wooded area of Dawson County, killing the pilot.
Classes will continue as normal at Gainesville High School today, though with ramped-up security following a threatening note found Tuesday afternoon.
Lanier Elementary students got a treat Tuesday when about 15 Atlanta Falcons players were on hand at the school's gymnasium for the Atlanta Falcons' physical fitness camp. The players were there to help the students through the various activities and were joined by a group of Chestatee High seniors.
Gainesville City Council members said they had to approve an ordinance Tuesday night allowing guns in city parks.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.