A man charged after Hall County deputies said he assaulted them in a Sept. 26 incident was misidentified as his twin brother by the Sheriff's Office.
The Lake Lanier Olympic Center may soon get an infusion of tax dollars to restore it to its former glory.
Poet Jonida Beqo, also known as Gypsee Yo, performs Friday for Da Vinci Academy and World Language Academy eighth-grade students. Her performance primarily focused on the human experience and bullying. The award-winning slam poet, based in Atlanta, also conducted some writing exercises with students, who are finishing up a unit in poetry. Slam poetry is performed in front of an audience, often during a competition between poets, with emphasis put on not just ...
A young boy burned in a residential fire this past weekend is now back with his family. Jeremiah Williams, 7, was sleeping in a front room of his home on Banks Street in the early morning hours of Nov. 9 when fire spread through the house. Six adults and two other children were able to escape. However, Cpl. Drew Reed and Officer Steven Folker with the Gainesville Police Department had to remove a window unit ...
Scam artists are coming out to play in the colder weather, with Jackson Electric Membership Corp. reporting an increase in scam attempts in its 10-county service area.
Philip Wilheit of Gainesville was elected Wednesday to a one-year term as chairman of the Georgia Board of Regents.
Gainesville will have extra money in its fiscal year 2014 budget, but revenues and expenses are likely to be a wash in 2015.
Paul J. Bennett was acquitted Thursday evening on eight counts of homicide by vessel in Hall County Superior Court.
Some Southeast Hall County residents were irate after the Hall County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the expansion of the Gainesville Quarry.
Dogs from Hall County will be getting new homes up North. Forty-four of them left the Hall County Animal Shelter on Thursday for an adoption event in New York. The dogs were being taken to the "Best Friends Pet Super Adoption" event in White Plains, N.Y., as part of the Hall County Animal Shelter's Transport Program. The program transports homeless animals in Hall County to areas of the country where there is a shortage of ...
A positive rabies alert has been issued for the Poplar Springs Road area of South Hall County.
Two Johnson High School students have been arrested in connection with false reports of a crime.
A suspect is still at large following an armed robbery in the early morning hours of Thursday.
Oakwood is edging toward a sewer project that would mainly serve an apartment complex where a septic drain field has been failing for years.
A 35-year-old man was indicted Tuesday on child molestation and rape charges by a Hall County grand jury.
DAWSONVILLE- Authorities say a single-engine plane on its way to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Chamblee lost radar and radio contact Monday night before crashing in a heavily wooded area of Dawson County, killing the pilot.
Classes will continue as normal at Gainesville High School today, though with ramped-up security following a threatening note found Tuesday afternoon.
Lanier Elementary students got a treat Tuesday when about 15 Atlanta Falcons players were on hand at the school's gymnasium for the Atlanta Falcons' physical fitness camp. The players were there to help the students through the various activities and were joined by a group of Chestatee High seniors.
Gainesville City Council members said they had to approve an ordinance Tuesday night allowing guns in city parks.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.
The city of Gainesville and the Georgia Municipal Association are teaming up for the 55th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Authorities have confirmed at least one person is dead following a plane crash in Dawson County near Auraria Road off Ga. 400.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
The city of Gainesville may lose millions of dollars it was expecting to generate from the downtown jail it bought last year after Corrections Corp. of America announced Monday it was pulling out.