A Hall County sheriff's deputy who was shot Monday is resting well after his second surgery in an Atlanta hospital, Maj. Jeff Strickland said. Deputy Joe Groover, who was shot in the arm during a standoff Monday between police and a Lula man, had a second surgery Wednesday to repair the damage caused by a bullet from a .44 Magnum pistol.
The United Way of Hall County celebrated its 60th anniversary Tuesday by naming a new program for one of its original founders.
Georgia on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that said the state needs congressional approval to use more water from Lake Lanier. In February, a federal appeals court in Washington threw out an agreement that Georgia reached with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for water rights to Lake Lanier.
Following a day of tragedy in which Lula Elementary School was locked down for three hours, the school principal sent a letter to Lula families praising the calm actions of students, teachers, parents and sheriff's deputies.
The clamor of an old-fashioned school bell marked Lakeview Academy students' first day of the school year Tuesday.
On Tuesday, when the rest of the Hall County Sheriff's Office returned to business as usual, one deputy spent the day in recovery.
Hall County's 30th and 31st rabies cases for the year were confirmed Tuesday, more than triple the number of cases normally seen each year.
LULA - The outside world knows little about Hubert Stanley Tate, and if he had not died following an hourslong standoff with Hall County sheriff's deputies Monday, it likely would've stayed that way.
David Kimbrell, Hall County fire chief and emergency services director, will serve as chairman of the Lanier Technical College Board of Directors for 2009.
Hall County's first death penalty trial in more than three years began Monday with the start of jury selection that is expected to last at least a week.
Gov. Sonny Perdue says state revenue collections for last month fell 6.6 percent from this time last year. Revenue for the first month of the 2008-09 fiscal year totaled $1.2 billion, a decrease of $86.4 million from the same month a year ago.
Hall County educators fielded few complaints from parents concerned about the district's proposal to shuffle some middle and high school grade levels to different schools in the Flowery Branch area.
The Hall County deputy who was shot in Lula Monday will face another surgery Wednesday, Hall County Sheriff's Maj. Jeff Strickland said.
The dwindling number of open boat ramps on Lake Lanier likely will go up after Hall County officials announced at Monday's work session that four ramps could be extended.
Monday morning began like any other in Lula.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.
The Good News at Noon shelter has less than 30 days to raise $209,000 so it can expand its community services.
Gem Jewelry Company owner Linda Orenstein noted that term "Small Business Saturday" was coined by the American Express Company, but the marketing just stuck.
East Hall and North Hall high schools will soon be home to brand-new facilities for their fine arts departments, including their respective theater programs.
Retailers are calling gray the new black after store hours on Thanksgiving diluted the frenzy of shoppers on the popular day-after shopping event.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center will hold its 34th annual Love Light Tree Lighting Celebration at 7 p.m. Monday.
If you're looking for a way to work off that holiday turkey and extra helpings of mashed potatoes, lace up those walking shoes and head to North Hall Middle School.
Looking for some low-tech entertainment for the kids over the holidays?
Black Friday boasts lots of sales, but with them come some pushing and shoving.
While some families gathered to eat turkey and give thanks, others volunteered time or cooking skills Thursday to make sure other Hall County residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving Day meal.
Advocates and stakeholders are seeking extra resources to help rehabilitate veterans who have wound up in the criminal justice system.
Thanksgiving is often portrayed as when families sit down to painstakingly crafted homemade meals, but that's not the reality for many who may have to work or are unable to visit family.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.