An advocacy program for abused and neglected youngsters has 30 new volunteers whose job is to ensure those children don't get lost in the legal system.
The Gainesville Police Department has a current budget of about $8.6 million, and Chief Brian Kelly said he expected funding to be similar in the 2015 fiscal year.
After months of inquiry and weeks of controversial debate, the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Thursday voted down two proposed energy-efficiency contracts with Siemens and Pepco Energy Services.
Morgan House has been named the new manager of the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue, with the purpose of restoring the facility and attracting visitors to the area.
A Gainesville man said his daughter-in-law stole thousands of dollars from him and his wife after helping prepare their taxes.
Cayce Koehler gently placed the headset - which looks like a pair of headphones with tentacles - on his head.
Hall County's population grew about 4.5 percent from 2010 to July 2013, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The road to today's Hall County Board of Commissioners' vote on whether to contract with Siemens and Pepco for multimillion-dollar, energy-efficiency projects has been fraught with shifting financial estimates, unknowns about future utility costs and concerns the technology might soon be out of date.
The city of Gainesville is kicking off a health initiative called Gainesville Walks on Monday at Fair Street School.
Charges were dropped against a Norcross man accused of trafficking cocaine, while the Duluth man he was in the car with pleaded guilty to the charge and was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Twenty years ago, Breana Cagle and Bethany Lind became best friends when they attended the first grade at Oakwood Elementary School together.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said a fire burning on a 10-acre island in the middle of Lake Lanier was allowed to burn itself out.
Vandals have targeted as many as six Dawson County churches in recent months, including two where several thousands of dollars of electrical equipment was taken.
Two pounds of crystal methamphetamine police say is worth $32,000 was found last week in a vehicle pulled over on Interstate 985, Gainesville police reported Wednesday.
Jobless figures in Northeast Georgia have been rising so far in 2014, but a pair of area job fairs could help reverse that trend.
Aurelio Guzman has fond childhood memories of the El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville.
Two former Hall County Sheriff's Office employees have entered into mediation with three then-inmates alleging civil rights violations in a Dec. 22, 2010, incident at the jail.
A tentative May trial date has been set for three Gainesville residents accused in a child sex trafficking case in Hall County Superior Court.
It may seem an odd pairing: College students, from the nearby University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, showing older adults at the Senior Life Center how to bowl digitally.
Thomas Funk of Gainesville has been missing since Oct. 1, 2011, and his family and the Hall County Sheriff's Office want answers.
A mobile home was damaged by a fire early Wednesday but the residents escaped safely.
Mike Banks, a Gainesville native and banker, was honored by the University of North Georgia on Tuesday during a luncheon at the Lanier Technical College Forsyth Conference Center in Cumming.
Customized, personalized education was the common theme as parents gathered to learn more about an online learning option for their children.
The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission-Workforce Development is bringing on-the-job training to Cornelia next week.
Power was restored to thousands of customers who were left without electricity when a car hit a power pole just before 3 p.m. according to Jackson EMC.
A year later, authorities said there have been no developments in the homicide investigation of a Flowery Branch man who was killed in Griffin.
Two brothers, Jake Prince, 9, and Griffin Prince, 13, who were killed in a 2012 boat wreck were remembered Tuesday at a Victims' Rights Week event in Kenyon Plaza outside the Hall County Courthouse in Gainesville.
With spring's arrival comes road work.