The call came over the radio, a 10-7 (out of service) and 10-42 (end of tour of duty) for Georgia State Patrol Trooper Tyrone Collier Dillard. It was a call that gave a dignified sign-off for Dillard, who died while directing traffic Feb. 3, 1977, on U.S. 129.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners denied a request Thursday night to abandon a 1,200-foot portion of Beards Road in South Hall and intends to pave the dirt road instead.
An alleged drug deal ending in the death of the man police say was the dealer has led to two men being indicted on felony murder charges.
A Gainesville homeless man was indicted Tuesday on two counts of felony murder, having allegedly slammed another homeless man's head against a metal guardrail.
The metro Gainesville unemployment rate for August fell to 6.7 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 7 percent in July, Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
Wednesday was the day for Directed Studies' annual Bug Extravaganza in the media center of North Hall Middle School. Students had to collect at least 25 insects over the summer for the independent study project and research their scientific classifications and names. The event also featured musical presentations as well as entomology presentations by the students and buggy treats to eat.
Oakwood police are asking for any information in the theft of six computers from a local Wal-Mart.
Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle traveled to Macon last week to represent only Hall County, but he came back as an advocate for 118 more counties.
ATLANTA - Georgia voters who are tired of political advertising this year should count small blessings: It could always be worse.
It seems like an annual or biennial ritual: Contract talks between a hospital and a major health insurer break down, and customers and patients are warned of looming deadlines.
Some lakefront property owners are still unhappy with their tax assessments after revised notices were mailed last week, and promise to appeal once more, this time to the state Board of Equalization.
Four lanes of Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway between Interstate 985 and McEver Road are expected to be open to motorists today, nearly two months earlier than expected.
When the Hall County Board of Commissioners meets tonight, it will likely rescind a vote made two weeks ago awarding a contract to Scroggs & Grizzel Contracting of Gainesville to provide structural steel and other construction materials for the new correctional institute.
Four lanes of Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway between Interstate 985 and McEver Road are expected to be open to motorists by 5 p.m. Thursday, nearly two months earlier than expected.
Societies are best remembered for what they built, and Thursday some of North Georgia's top builders were recognized for their work.
Local government officials are sounding the alarm on Hall County's aging emergency 911 systems.
Officers seized $400,000 in heroin and three firearms Wednesday after searching a Lula home.
Lakeview Academy Headmaster John Kennedy kissed Purdy the Tamworth pig Wednesday at the Gainesville school as a reward for first- through fifth-grade students, who exceeded their goal in the Scholastic Reading Counts challenge.
Lindsey Shubert dialed the numbers.
Crystal Roughton hitchhiked to get to the Hall County Courthouse on time. After her newborn was taken at the hospital, Roughton had to get her baby back.
Legal representatives for the maker of the the firetruck involved in a July 22 Hall County training incident have begun discussions with County Attorney Bill Blalock.
A Gainesville man previously indicted on a kidnapping charge has been indicted on charges of kicking two correctional officers in a later incident.
There are no words to describe the loss of a child.
A Norcross consultant helping to develop a long-range transportation plan for Gainesville-Hall County has ranked the widening of Ga. 211/Old Winder Highway in South Hall as the area's No. 1 priority.
Local high school students took a break from the books Wednesday during a career success day to learn how to be successful in the world of work.
Many people may underestimate their ability to save their neighbors with a single call.
The World Trade Organization has ruled against India in its yearslong ban on U.S. poultry imports, including meat and eggs, a first step toward reopening access to the subcontinent's lucrative market.
A Roswell man who had worked to create a self-taxing district along Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in South Hall County has died.
Gainesville Exploration Academy was evacuated Wednesday when some boiler equipment in the kitchen set off the fire alarm, Superintendent Wanda Creel said.