ATLANTA - The Associated Press sat down recently with the two Republicans competing for Georgia's open Senate seat to discuss three key issues.
Investigators with child protective services have been ordered to work at least eight hours per week of overtime to address 3,300 overdue cases statewide.
A person who was reported to have drowned has been found safe, according to Hall County Fire Services.
Athens Street at the railroad crossing will be closed from Monday to Aug. 1 in Gainesville, the city has announced.
The three men slipped out of their vehicles as the passenger van rolled up at daybreak Tuesday at the Big Lots in Gainesville.
As boaters take to the water in droves, one captain, as he styles himself, is hoping his Lake Lanier business stays afloat in the minds of boaters who drink alcohol in America's honor.
A day outdoors could leave you with a lot more than a suntan this summer; if you walk near tall grass, you could come home with ticks.
Gainesville has accepted a $1 million grant from the state to build affordable homes in the city.
Local government officials are considering delaying a vote on a new round of special purpose local option sales tax from this fall to spring 2015.
For law enforcement, social media is a two-way street: It's an opportunity for officers to promote their work, but also leaves them open to public critique.
Unhappy with a situation, 19-year-old Andrea Tilmuth did what has become an ubiquitous part of the online presence: She wrote a bad review.
Lakefront homeowners across Hall County have vowed in recent weeks to appeal the latest reassessments on their property, and now the final tally is in.
Sentencing has been set for Joseph Williams, the Gainesville man convicted of shooting and killing Adrian Thompson on June 3, 2013, in the parking lot of Peppers Grocery & Market in Gainesville.
Bowing to an outcry from U.S. safety regulators and parents, Graco Children's Products announced Tuesday a recall for more than 6 million child safety seats.
Today is the last day to vote early for Tuesday's runoff election.
The case involving a June 5 shooting death at a West Avenue apartment has moved to Superior Court, and a second man connected to the case has been brought into police custody.
A Hall County man arrested Wednesday in relation to growing marijuana also is suspected of being involved in cockfighting, Hall County officials said in a news release.
Flowery Branch City Council members have approved the city's first millage rate increase since 2006.
No one was hurt Thursday when a tractor trailer fire on Interstate 985 southbound shut down the highway for a time.
A Gainesville man was sentenced to life without parole after being convicted Thursday on charges of rape and false imprisonment, according to Northeastern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Lee Darragh.
A Gainesville man was convicted Thursday of attempted murder in connection with an October 2012 knife attack, Northeastern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Lee Darragh said.
Wednesday marked my second-to-last adult swim lesson at Frances Meadows Aquatic Center. It also marked my first time swimming across the pool, a full 25 yards, from the three-foot side of the pool to the six-foot side.
An Alto man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole following a conviction of aggravated child molestation, among other charges.
State revenues are increasing this year over last, but economic hiccups remain and local governments have yet to see the payoff.
Gainesville residents are trying to find ways of keeping cool in the summer heat that won't empty their wallets.
Demolition of the Lanier Plaza shopping center on Thompson Bridge Road is underway.
All three occupants involved in a two-vehicle crash in Lula on Tuesday came away from the collision without life-threatening injuries, Georgia State Patrol Trooper Jonathan S. Munger said Wednesday.
David Perdue and U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, each rolled through Hall County on Wednesday, hoping to turn out the vote in the July 22 runoff.
Scores released Wednesday show math remains a struggle for students locally and statewide.