A judge Wednesday imposed fines of $10,000 each on the Georgia attorney general's office and the head of the state ethics commission, saying they had failed to turn over key documents in a lawsuit against the commission.
The swimming pool at the Oakwood YMCA is closed to the public after Labor Day, but on Wednesday, some lucky third-graders got to jump in.
A Gainesville man accused of a shooting at a soccer game last year has entered a not guilty plea, with a tentative trial date set for November.
A strong thunderstorm in Hall County has led to a flash flood warning and some sporadic power outages in South Hall, according to Scott Cagle, fire marshal and deputy Emergency Management Agency director.
A Clermont man died Wednesday after turning in to the path of a semitrailer on Ga. 53/Mundy Mill Road at Thurmon Tanner Parkway, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
A career fair will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. Sept. 16 in Cornelia.
Dawson County's request for the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to declassify information regarding its decision to grant clemency to a man convicted of a 1991 slaying has been denied.
Authorities planned to reconvene their search today for the victim of a possible drowning reported Monday night, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
Students in Georgia will not be held back or graded this year based on results of the Georgia Milestones standardized tests.
Following a search of a Gainesville home, two residents were arrested in connection with manufacturing marijuana, among other charges.
The firefighter who suffered heat exhaustion Monday was treated and released, Gainesville Fire Division Chief Keith Smith said.
Gainesville schools have more students enrolled today than they did at the end of last year.
President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law 50 years ago today, with no North Georgia lands included in the bill.
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank is asking people to "Lend a Hand, Give a Can" and donate canned food at local grocery stores during the next two weeks.
Gainesville City Council voted 4-1 today to leave water rates unchanged and raise the account service fee 85 cents.
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.
Two weeks before Christmas, the Gainesville Police Department will ditch pen and paper and begin the process of digital reporting.
Hall County officials are considering creating a new agency that aims to revitalize tax-foreclosed, vacant and abandoned property.
Traffic is scheduled to shift Monday on Ga. 347 in Braselton as the Georgia Department of Transportation continues work on widening the South Hall County road.
The public is invited to take part in "Conversations that Matter," a town hall meeting addressing employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.
A Forsyth County grand jury handed down an indictment last week of a North Forsyth woman arrested as part of an investigation into possible fraudulent legal practices.
A 25-year-old Butts County man has been indicted on several charges in connection with the February beating death of a 3-year-old North Forsyth County boy.
The U.S. solicitor general said he believes the Supreme Court should put off accepting a Florida lawsuit that accuses Georgia of consuming too much water.
Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites has given its OK to a new chapter representing Don Carter State Park in North Hall County.
A portion of Wilshire Trails Park will be closed Wednesday and possibly Thursday, according to Gainesville Parks and Recreation.
Libertarian candidate for governor Andrew Hunt spoke Monday to the Politically Incorrect Club at the University of North Georgia, outlining his platform as a third-party candidate.
The fall season officially begins today, bringing cooler temperatures throughout the week. The break from the summer heat has allowed several Hall County residents the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, whether it be a brisk walk through the square or relaxing downtown.