Hall and Gainesville schools have similar philosophies on student attendance, but opposite reactions to new attendance guidelines from the state Department of Education.
Gainesville officials intend to interview personnel in all city departments, beginning with the fire department, after an inquiry into the police department this summer revealed growing concerns about employee morale.
Jeff Foxworthy got local residents to open their checkbooks Thursday evening at Denim and Diamonds, the annual fundraiser benefiting My Sister's Place.
Thousands of Special Olympics Georgia athletes and coaches will be in Hall County this weekend for the 2014 State Fall Games.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has postponed a decision on whether to spend $20,000 to repair a tennis court at the Village at Deaton Creek.
The Flowery Branch woman whose remains were found last October in a Hall County park was strangled with an Ethernet cable, according to Gwinnett County warrants.
The suspect in the murder of a Hall County Jail inmate was indicted on a murder charge just three days after the slaying.
Work could start in November on a new round of efforts to help with flood protection and water quality in Gainesville's Flat Creek watershed.
A probable cause hearing has been set in the case of an inmate accused of killing his cellmate at the Hall County Jail.
Forsyth County plans to explore the possibility of creating connections to the popular Big Creek Greenway through bicycle trails in District 4.
Dawson County is voting on extending the 1-cent special purpose local option sales tax in the Nov. 4 election, and the local chamber is getting behind it.
No charges will be filed against William Robert "Bob" Johnson, who the Georgia State Patrol said failed to yield in a Sept. 30 wreck that killed his wife, Nola "Erice" Johnson.
Concerns about employee morale and a silent mutiny within the Gainesville Police Department were on the minds of city management and human resources officials when they interviewed candidates to fill the role of major in mid-August, just weeks before Chief Brian Kelly resigned.
Lt. Col. Kevin Jarrard left Riverside Military Academy over a managerial disagreement, according to an email sent Wednesday to parents.
People took advantage of free health screenings Wednesday at the HealthSmart Expo in Gainesville.
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.
A school bus was involved in a wreck Wednesday morning with an SUV, according to Hall County school officials.
Both Florida and Georgia are again firing shots at each other in a 1-year-old water wars case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
When Wendy Boswell said goodbye to her foster daughter last month, she literally ached with grief.
A House committee investigating the federal government's role in education will hold its final public meeting Tuesday at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus.
Public hearings on the proposed abandoning of a portion of right of way on Tumbling Circle have been set for Oct. 23 and Nov. 13.