A man charged after Hall County deputies said he assaulted them in a Sept. 26 incident was misidentified as his twin brother by the Sheriff's Office.
The Lake Lanier Olympic Center may soon get an infusion of tax dollars to restore it to its former glory.
Poet Jonida Beqo, also known as Gypsee Yo, performs Friday for Da Vinci Academy and World Language Academy eighth-grade students. Her performance primarily focused on the human experience and bullying. The award-winning slam poet, based in Atlanta, also conducted some writing exercises with students, who are finishing up a unit in poetry. Slam poetry is performed in front of an audience, often during a competition between poets, with emphasis put on not just ...
A young boy burned in a residential fire this past weekend is now back with his family. Jeremiah Williams, 7, was sleeping in a front room of his home on Banks Street in the early morning hours of Nov. 9 when fire spread through the house. Six adults and two other children were able to escape. However, Cpl. Drew Reed and Officer Steven Folker with the Gainesville Police Department had to remove a window unit ...
Scam artists are coming out to play in the colder weather, with Jackson Electric Membership Corp. reporting an increase in scam attempts in its 10-county service area.
Philip Wilheit of Gainesville was elected Wednesday to a one-year term as chairman of the Georgia Board of Regents.
Gainesville will have extra money in its fiscal year 2014 budget, but revenues and expenses are likely to be a wash in 2015.
Paul J. Bennett was acquitted Thursday evening on eight counts of homicide by vessel in Hall County Superior Court.
Some Southeast Hall County residents were irate after the Hall County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the expansion of the Gainesville Quarry.
Dogs from Hall County will be getting new homes up North. Forty-four of them left the Hall County Animal Shelter on Thursday for an adoption event in New York. The dogs were being taken to the "Best Friends Pet Super Adoption" event in White Plains, N.Y., as part of the Hall County Animal Shelter's Transport Program. The program transports homeless animals in Hall County to areas of the country where there is a shortage of ...
A positive rabies alert has been issued for the Poplar Springs Road area of South Hall County.
Two Johnson High School students have been arrested in connection with false reports of a crime.
A suspect is still at large following an armed robbery in the early morning hours of Thursday.
Oakwood is edging toward a sewer project that would mainly serve an apartment complex where a septic drain field has been failing for years.
A 35-year-old man was indicted Tuesday on child molestation and rape charges by a Hall County grand jury.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
There might be a lot of leftover turkey this year. Some of the relatives may not make it for Thanksgiving.
There's no need to drive to Atlanta or another major city to view dinosaur fossils; the Mesozoic Era is officially here in Hall County.
Three speakers will help close out the college careers of University of North Georgia seniors graduating this December.
Buford High School senior Christana Landress has her marching orders. Landress was chosen to be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Fire officials are warning residents not to let food and fun distract them from keeping an eye on the fire hazards that come with cooking the turkey.
A state public health team is set to visit Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville next week, as the hospital moves closer to a trauma care designation.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
Country music singer John Berry will be playing next Tuesday at Riverside Military Academy in his annual Christmas concert benefiting local nonprofit Challenged Child and Friends Inc.
The University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus is going through a face-lift, with more than $2 million in total renovations scheduled to be complete in the first part of 2014.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.