A suspect has been arrested and will be charged following a recent burglary at an antiques shop in Oakwood.
Holyer Gomez Mendoza crossed the choppy Rio Grande in a small boat before U.S. officials caught him and later decided to admit him to the country as a refugee.
In the expiring moments of the 2014 legislative session Thursday, Georgia lawmakers gleefully threw shredded paper in the air, a tradition signifying the end of business.
The five incumbent Republican state lawmakers from Hall County all are running unopposed this election year, and whether that's surprising depends on who you ask.
Hall County fire crews battled three separate fires in the county overnight Friday into Saturday morning, fire Chief David Kimbrell reported. No one was injured in any of the fires.
Officials, school leaders and students celebrated Farm at the Oaks, a new farmers market at Lanier Charter Career Academy, at a Friday ceremony.
Oakwood is leading the way in seeking bids for a repaving contract that would also serve Clermont in North Hall and South Hall County neighbors Flowery Branch and Braselton. The four governments plan to accept bids until April 10.
The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County has entered into a contract to purchase the Elks Lodge on Riverside Drive, with an expected closing date in early May.
On May 23, 2013, a bullet struck Laurien Marsh in the head. She miraculously survived the shooting with minor physical consequences, but the emotional scars never healed in the months before she died Feb. 16 at age 60, her daughter said.
Gainesville Board of Education members will take some time next month to look over the contract the high school shares with the U.S. Navy for the junior ROTC program.
Rep. Carl Rogers came through for Gainesville and Hall County officials before the buzzer sounded Thursday night on the 2014 session of the Georgia General Assembly.
As dusk fell Thursday on the state Capitol, lawmakers were busy on the floors of the House and Senate trying to pass last-minute legislation before the midnight end of this year's session of the Georgia General Assembly.
Community leaders are joining to stress the importance of reading to and engaging with young children, from day one onward.
Getting the Gateway Industrial Centre in northeast Hall County primed for tenants has been quite the challenge.
Work continues on a new Clarks Bridge across Lake Lanier in Gainesville. The project, which also calls for a new pedestrian tunnel under Ga. 284, is set for completion by Dec. 31, 2015. When completed, the new bridge will have 12-foot lanes and an 8-foot shoulder in each direction.
A fire caused by unattended cooking damaged a home in the 1800 block of Tulip Drive in Gainesville, but the occupants got out without injury, authorities said.
As it looks to expand recreational opportunities, renovate park facilities and increase staff, the Gainesville Parks and Recreation Department has proposed a $5.261 million budget for the 2015 fiscal year.
A partnership between the Gainesville Nonprofit Development Foundation and Habitat for Humanity of Hall County to build and rehabilitate homes and neighborhoods across Gainesville is beginning to pay big dividends.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville argued Wednesday before the House Armed Service Committee for control of Camp Frank D. Merrill near Dahlonega to be transferred from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Aurelio Guzman has fond childhood memories of the El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville.
Two former Hall County Sheriff's Office employees have entered into mediation with three then-inmates alleging civil rights violations in a Dec. 22, 2010, incident at the jail.
A tentative May trial date has been set for three Gainesville residents accused in a child sex trafficking case in Hall County Superior Court.
It may seem an odd pairing: College students, from the nearby University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, showing older adults at the Senior Life Center how to bowl digitally.
Thomas Funk of Gainesville has been missing since Oct. 1, 2011, and his family and the Hall County Sheriff's Office want answers.
A mobile home was damaged by a fire early Wednesday but the residents escaped safely.
Mike Banks, a Gainesville native and banker, was honored by the University of North Georgia on Tuesday during a luncheon at the Lanier Technical College Forsyth Conference Center in Cumming.