Oakwood City Council member Ron McFarland underwent foreclosure on his private residence in August, but remains within the municipal limits and legally qualified to continue serving on the council.
A Friday morning apartment blaze firefighters say was started by a juvenile did about $10,000 in damage.
After months of planning and searching for an instructor, a Department of Juvenile Justice educational and workforce initiative is coming together at Gainesville's Regional Youth Detention Center, program organizers said.
Chances are pretty good Darla is the most popular new girl at The Da Vinci Academy at South Hall Middle School.
For one day, Gainesville Middle School student Adeline Bryant got to spell victory as "A-S-Y-L-U-M."
Gainesville City Council established five strategic priorities during its annual retreat Friday that will help guide its budgetary and planning decisions for the 2015 fiscal year and beyond.
More than 200 kids from Hall County and Gainesville schools took a trip to the dentist Friday.
Authorities are investigating the disappearance of a 32-year-old Oakwood mother.
Local schools have been experimenting with classes full of just boys or just girls, and the teachers and students say they are loving it.
Author and songwriter Eric Litwin got a Lakeview Academy audience moving on Thursday as he performed "Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons" in the school's gymnasium.
Flowery Branch City Council ratified the employment contract for its new city clerk during its Thursday night meeting.
It was when Sherry Crane of Commerce began helping her teenage daughter consider college that she had her "lightbulb" moment.
A public information open house is set for Feb. 27 on the Georgia Department of Transportation's widening of U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway - work that also will involve two bridge replacements.
Gainesville First Presbyterian Church will kick off its 15th annual World Mission Conference today with the aim of raising more than $93,000 to fund its missions to some of the most poverty-stricken parts of the globe.
A roadside memorial could be erected to honor chickens killed in a wreck last week in Gainesville.
Kya Nicholson wasn't shy about showing off some of her new dance moves.
Championing fiscal responsibility, personal accountability and government transparency, South Hall farmer and businesswoman Kathy Cooper announced Thursday her candidacy for the District 1 seat on the Hall County Board of Commissioners.
HELEN - There's environmental green and dollar green, and both got heavy chatter at Thursday's Lake Lanier Stakeholders meeting.
Gainesville is retiring the Red Rabbit name for its transit line and rolling out new buses with a rebranded design that officials say gives the public transportation service a more modern look.
Residents expressed a wide range of opinions on widening U.S. 129 in North Hall - often depending on how they were affected - at a Thursday night meeting, but comments were commonly followed by "if the road ever gets built."
Despite emotional pleas from residents concerned about impact on traffic and schools, the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved rezoning land along Spout Springs Road in South Hall to allow for the development of a 352-unit apartment complex and limited commercial use.
The Gainesville Jaycees make a special effort to keep under wraps the identities of the Young Man and Young Woman of the Year recipients.
Local personal care home Summer's Landing at Limestone held Olympics this week at its Windward Lane facility.
Attorneys for a man accused of malice murder in the death of a young child have filed a motion in Hall County Superior Court saying the charges violate their client's right to not be subject to double jeopardy.
Chestatee High School senior Dennis Head already has a clear plan for the next eight years of his life.
As a double-decker tour bus pulled up to the Senior Life Center in Gainesville at dawn Wednesday, the promise of a trip to the state Capitol in Atlanta and an opportunity to address lawmakers energized two dozen senior citizens who were gathering.
The temperature was cool outside, but it was hot, hot, hot inside Wednesday evening at the University of North Georgia men's basketball game.