Every college or university is vulnerable to a natural or manmade disaster. University of North Georgia Public Safety Chief Justin Gaines wants to do something about that.
An audit of the state ethics commission has revealed systemic problems, including inequitable handling of complaints, fines and investigations, within the agency.
Hall County officials have announced they will host two additional public input meetings in an effort to generate interest and support for a new round of special purpose local option sales tax.
Georgia Mountains Workforce Development is bringing its Mobile Career Coach to the Spout Springs library in Flowery Branch on Nov. 19 to help residents with job-searching skills.
The Georgia Department of Human Services is offering help with home heating costs for those who meet income eligibility requirements and are either homebound due to health reasons or live in a household in which everyone is 65 or older.
Students and job seekers in the community donned their business-professional attire Wednesday and mingled with more than 60 potential employers.
The Gainesville Police Department may pass Go and collect $1,000 after landing at the railroad Wednesday morning with Norfolk Southern officials.
After training for the Chicago Marathon last year, LeAnne Gilleland decided to purchase a handgun and a permit to protect herself.
Tolbert N. Lester Jr. had his favorite car, a 1957 Ford Ranchero, but the Gainesville man was best known for another set of wheels - a maroon Hudson featured in the movie "Driving Miss Daisy."
A 17-year-old girl who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted Sunday escaped her alleged captor when a neighbor knocked on the door, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
So much for a resurgent Democratic Party in Georgia.
A mechanic was killed Tuesday when a car lunged forward and rolled on top of him, according to the shop's owner.
The Gainesville Fire Department truck used to rescue three Hall County firefighters injured in July after falling 44 feet in a collapsing ladder is now undergoing repairs as a precaution against the same kind of accident.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator testified a man suspected of sexually assaulting a teenage girl returned her to her jogging path Nov. 2 with his girlfriend driving the car.
Sugar Hill Elementary School presented a tentative plan to the Hall County school board Monday for the creation of a Talent and Career Program of Choice.
Tennessee has suspended leading tackler A.J. Johnson, a Gainesville High graduate, and defensive back Michael Williams amid a sexual assault investigation.
Gainesville City Schools wants its students to miss less than six school days a year.
A faulty sprinkler head in an elevator shaft Monday morning caused children to be evacuated from Fair Street School.
Officials from Hall County and the city of Gainesville have reached an agreement that will allow for the development of a 199-lot upscale subdivision off Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville, near the shores of Lake Lanier.
State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, lost the vote Monday for Senate president pro tem in the Georgia legislature.
Carl Sanders was Georgia's governor but also a huge contributor to Hall County's early growth.
An electric space heater too close to a Christmas tree has left five people without a home.
A Gainesville physician is doing his part to free the Ebola virus' deadly grip on his native Sierra Leone, and he is hoping the hard work of a group he belongs to will pay off soon.
Last weekend, The Rooster's Perch, a local meeting place for people with and without disabilities, opened the doors to a brand-new central location at 210 Bradford St. in Gainesville with hopes of growth for its patrons and the community.
Merrianne Dyer, former Gainesville City Schools superintendent, was recently named to the University of Georgia College of Education's inaugural Board of Visitors.
Students residing on the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega campus may notice changes over the next year.
The Hall County Republican Party has selected its appointments to the new elections board that will launch Jan. 1.