Caseworkers from the Department of Family and Child Services testified in the trial of a Gainesville man accused of rape Friday.
Cpl. Shawn Elmore was at Lake Lanier within a few hours of being assigned as lead investigator of a double fatality accident last summer.
Bonita Jacobs, president of the University of North Georgia, said the gold on the university's historic steeple never shone as brilliantly as it did Friday afternoon.
Gainesville City Council plans to hold the second vote on annexing 115 "island" properties at a May 21 hearing. Islands are defined as unincorporated areas of the county that are surrounded by city property.
For those working in the Hall County court system, some cases really can stick with them, especially those involving young victims.
Buoyed by economic prospects, Lula is rolling out a new zoning ordinance - its first major rewrite since 1994 - that City Manager Dennis Bergin believes will "attract better development."
With more than 1,000 patients walking through the doors of Good News Clinics in Gainesville each month, the clinic could use a little extra space.
The alleged victim testified Thursday in the trial of a Gainesville man accused of rape. Testimony also included therapists and the family of the alleged victim. Jose Luis Aguilar faces four counts of rape, two counts of aggravated child molestation, one count of aggravated sodomy and seven counts each of incest, aggravated sexual battery and child molestation. During testimony in Hall County Superior Court, the now 14-year-old alleged victim often covered her face with her ...
Richard Mecum, Hall County Board of Commissioners chairman, said the county won't lose the grant funds to operate the Red Rabbit fixed-route bus service if the Georgia Department of Transportation receives an application by May 10.
Georgia wildlife authorities are looking into reports that a large black bear is menacing at least one resident in the Dawsonville area in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains.
Hall County will have three locations for the fifth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday.
Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, wove jokes and entertaining remarks with serious answers on policy issues at Thursday's Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Students at Mount Vernon Exploratory School were rewarded Thursday for their efforts to encourage fitness at their school. A group of children did a run and a tennis shoe collection earlier in the school year and more recently the school raised money to buy an Xbox gaming system and games for the physical education department. The children gathered in the school's driveway for their reward - watching Greg Cochran pull a Ford F150 pickup along the pavement.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed the second edition of a criminal justice bill into law Thursday, calling the legislation another step toward making the state "smarter on crime."
Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill Wednesday that aims to fix some unintended consequences of the state's 2011 crackdown on illegal immigration.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopes to forge ahead this spring and summer with issuing dock permits, and not resort to moving employees assigned to that task to covering parks, as it had to do last year.
A 10-member focus group giving input to Gainesville's transportation master plan is set to meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fair Street Neighborhood Center, 715 Fair St.
A horse barn was destroyed and one horse killed in a fire Monday afternoon in East Hall County.
The Hall County Board of Education discussed ways to maintain employee morale while working within next year's tight budget.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to apply for a grant to help pay for a sewer system that would serve an apartment complex where a septic drain field has been failing for years.
Making a sandwich is easy: two slices of bread, some meat and cheese, and voila.
A Hall County native is at the forefront of research into oyster populations, a touchy subject for some Lake Lanier advocates who fret over water releases to protect endangered species in the Gulf of Mexico.
Hall County expects to learn the results of its application to the Governor's Water Supply Program for funding the Glades Reservoir later this year.
Since taking the helm of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Gerald Couch has instituted changes both structurally and cosmetically, from streamlined command staff to refurbished patrol cars.
ATLANTA - The water dispute between Alabama, Florida and Georgia is provoking hardball politics in Congress, where Georgia lawmakers derailed a proposal that could restrict metro Atlanta's water supply.
Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Resolution 293 last week despite reservations over the renaming of Ga. 347 east of Interstate 985 in South Hall County, his office said.
Fires in different parts of Hall County on Sunday kept firefighters busy on Mother's Day afternoon.
Sometimes Allison Zafft said she thinks about the way her family and her life might have turned out if she'd never had her youngest daughter Aleah.