Brenau University took top honors Saturday in the 15th annual International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament held at the Gainesville campus.
After a quarter of a century, a stalwart of the Hall County Juvenile Court was honored Saturday night for his dedication to children of abuse or neglect.
HemlockFest, a family-friendly festival with an environmental theme, continues through 4 p.m. today at Starbridge Retreat, 396 Starbridge Road, Murrayville.
After weeks of silence, top Gainesville officials are now speaking out about concerns that inadequate pay is causing attrition and low morale in the city fire department.
Students from around the world are competing at Brenau University this weekend to see who is the best peacemaker.
Two acres of wooded area were burned Friday afternoon, believed to have been caused by an "unattended outdoor burn," according to Hall County Fire Services interim deputy chief Chad Black.
Hall County Fire Services determined three workers suffered breathing problems and respiratory irritation Friday after a fire suppression system malfunctioned.
Hall County Fire Services responded Friday morning to reported structure fire at a Heritage Crossing home.
A co-worker calls in sick Monday. Another calls Tuesday. By the end of the week, it feels like sickness has wiped out your whole office.
A motorcyclist in an Oct. 8 crash was thrown 16 feet from his motorcycle after veering off a Lula road, according to a Georgia State Patrol report.
Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch will appeal the reinstatement of two deputies involved in an inmate's escape, County Attorney Bill Blalock said Friday.
A Flowery Branch mother and daughter were arrested Friday and charged with prostitution following an investigation into Internet ads.
A car hit an apartment building Friday afternoon causing minor damage and knocking out power to most of the complex.
The First Friday concert with the Fly Betty Band on the downtown square in Gainesville will start at 7:30 p.m. instead of 8.
Gainesville Parks and Recreation has won the Georgia Recreation and Park Association Agency of the Year award for the 11th time in the last 15 years.
A family-filled event included kiddie train rides and free horse-drawn carriage rides with the evening culminating in the lighting of the Main Street Market's Holiday Chicken, which sits atop the building. This year's lighting was accompanied by a sound and light show by Deb and Don Harkrider. Adults could also marvel at the beautifully lit trees adorning the square. Stores on the square decorated for the season and extended their hours, allowing shoppers extra time to find and purchase Christmas gifts.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man reported missing since Tuesday afternoon.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has approved a rezoning needed for the estimated $100 million expansion of Kubota Manufacturing of America into the Gateway Industrial Centre off Ga. 365 in North Hall.
Gainesville police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting on West Avenue that led to a 21-year-old's death.
Two area couples were honored Thursday for their generosity and service to the community at an annual philanthropy luncheon.
A man suspected of child enticement surrendered to authorities following an hour-and-a-half standoff Thursday at Laurel Park.
The traditional classroom setting, with students poring over notes and teachers scribbling on chalkboards, is a thing of the past.
Gainesville City Council has approved new policies and procedures for the ways redevelopment projects seeking Tax Allocation District financing are evaluated and approved.
Harris Blackwood of Gainesville has been named to a fourth term on the board of directors of the Governor's Highway Safety Association.
The Flowery Branch man indicted in the death of his brother on Christmas Day last year has filed his intent to claim self-defense.
A woman accused of falsely reporting she was raped in 2013 has pleaded guilty to three counts of false reporting of a crime.