The Gainesville-Hall County Community Service Center's future is going to depend in part on attracting a new kind of retiree to its senior programs.
ATLANTA - Eager to get campaigning, Georgia's lawmakers will wrap up an unusually quick legislative session Thursday, likely making decisions on whether to expand the places people can carry firearms and whether to support a medical marijuana program for the ill.
Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch said in a statement released by the office that the county's proposed energy plan leaves many questions unanswered.
After his weekly spinal tap, there's only one place Robert Hart wants to visit.
Students preparing to enter kindergarten will have a chance again this summer to get ready for going to school later this year.
Faith, family and golf were all part of a weekend full of hope for future college students as the Grady Young Foundation looks toward celebrating a new crop of scholarship recipients this spring.
Autopsies are scheduled today for two deceased victims in what Hall County Sheriff's Office investigators said they believe to be a murder-suicide.
CLARKESVILLE - Cathy Roberts, a Clarkesville resident and owner of Sheep Hollow on the downtown square, sat behind the counter of her store Saturday reminiscing about what made Sweet Breads one of her favorite places to eat.
The Gainesville Communications and Tourism Department, which includes Main Street Gainesville, the public information office, TV 18, and tourism and trade office, has requested a slight increase in funding for fiscal year 2015.
Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum has a perspective on crime and law enforcement formed by his role as former sheriff.
With a company store, churches, school and recreation center at their fingertips, residents hardly needed to own a car, let alone drive outside their quaint community east of Gainesville.
Concerns about the potential for violations and lack of oversight regarding the Hall County elections office have prompted local officials to push for a bill in the Georgia General Assembly to create a new board to supervise elections and voter registration.
"Efficiency" is what the University of North Georgia, along with the other merged institutions in the University System of Georgia, hoped to achieve when consolidating more than a year ago.
Two Hall County residents have been arrested on drug charges by the Multi Agency Narcotics Squad.
The Gainesville Public Works Department presented its goals and priorities to the city council for the coming fiscal year on Thursday, but its funding requests remain to be determined, Director David Dockery said.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville argued Wednesday before the House Armed Service Committee for control of Camp Frank D. Merrill near Dahlonega to be transferred from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
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.