Gainesville Police Department Deputy Chief Jane Nichols has been named interim chief and will replace retiring Chief Frank Hooper.
Four people have been charged with a series of burglaries that happened around the city in late November and early December.
FLOWERY BRANCH - For most people, the holidays are a time for family gatherings and relaxation, but for those who have lost a child, the season can be unbearable.
If you lose service on your personal cell phone, you may just curse and try your call again later. But what happens when emergency agencies and hospitals lose their vital communications?
An early 1980s rock band popularized Jenny's 867-5309 telephone number, but if you are planning to drink over the holidays, you may want to call Bill instead.
At 5:10 p.m. Monday, Claretta Shaffers knew exactly where she wanted to be.
Some songs capture an event so well, their message transcends multiple generations.
Thanks to area agencies, students and the community, Toys for Tots was able to meet its goal this year of giving 6,000 toys to needy children in the Gainesville and Hall County community.
As of late, when it comes to rain it is either feast or famine.
Changing your habits can be hard, but the new year can be a good time to get a fresh start, said psychologist Mark King.
Families and friends gathered Sunday afternoon at Antioch Baptist Church to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas at the church's annual Christmas Concert.
Gainesville State College faculty, staff and students have united to send care packages to U.S. Army troops serving in Afghanistan.
This weekend, Hall County dodged the wintry precipitation that left much of the East socked in under several inches - or several feet in some areas - of snow, but do we have any chance of a white Christmas?
DAWSONVILLE - Authorities have arrested two Dawsonville men in the death of an Effingham County woman who was in the area to visit her children for the holidays.
Authorities are seeking murder warrants for Jesse James Kilgore, 40, of Dawsonville in the death of Jennifer West Budrawich.
Kids eventually learn about the birds and the bees, whether it is from TV, peers, parents or teachers.
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A local couple that has supported more than 30 nonprofit organizations throughout the years has been named the North Georgia Community Foundation's 2015 Philanthropists ...
Inventory is short and competition is fierce for affordable rental housing in Hall County's urban cores, according to local real estate professionals.
A bit of a snafu in design plans for the Lights Ferry connector project actually ended up bringing some good luck to both Flowery Branch ...
A group of area pilots is still pushing to get the Army Corps of Engineers' permission to land their seaplanes on Lake Lanier.
Steel bars stretch upward into the sky and set the framework for the new Hall County Sheriff's Headquarters.
Dianna and Cher Singleton of Flowery Branch married in 2012. Now, that union is recognized in Georgia.
Instead of his usual yard work, retired Juvenile Court Judge Cliff Jolliff walked inside The Little House on Washington Street in Gainesville a month ago ...
Each year, students with behavioral or psychological disabilities are sent from local public schools to the Futures Program.
Punctuated by the snip-snip-snip of scissors, the dialogue between Pauline Skinner and Stylarama "operator" Sherry Armstrong touches on most every subject.
Women all over the country buy and sell breast milk, but may not realize the inherent risks of doing so.
With the nation mourning the loss of four Marines and one Navy officer who lost their lives in the attack on two military centers in ...
Area residents are skeptical about progress but eager to see completion of the Appalachian Parkway - formerly known as the Cleveland Bypass.
Anthony Hughes of Carrollton is dead serious about buccaneer life, from the bandanna tied around his head to the black Cavalier boots on his feet.
Gainesville High School's junior ROTC will host a vigil Saturday for the four Marines killed in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Students at Sage Academy in Gainesville work at their own pace, eat lunch on the downtown square and often share a classroom with a few ...
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