Ron Evans, founder and conductor of the Northwinds Symphonic Band, died Saturday. He was 73.
Community leaders, school alumni, parents and hundreds of students attended the replacement planting of the historic oak tree Friday in front of Fair Street School in Gainesville.
A North Georgia woman who pleaded guilty to explosives charges was sentenced Friday to serve six years on probation, but a federal judge warned her that if she appears before him again, he will send her to prison.
Area veterans and doctors at the Department of Veterans Affairs' Oakwood clinic joined federal officials Friday in a dedication ceremony.
Brenau University junior Zalina Nazarova has been glued to her television night after night for the past couple of weeks.
A widowed Hall County woman has been awarded more than $2 million by a federal jury in a wrongful death suit.
Three elementary school students suffered minor injuries this afternoon after the school bus they were in entered an intersection in East Hall County and was hit by a car. The driver of the car also was injured.
Area business and organization representatives mingled and residents browsed booths at the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's Buy Local Safe and Green Expo on Thursday at the Gainesville Civic Center.
After months of delay, developers of a proposed 476-acre mixed-use development in Northeast Hall County finally got the nod they were looking for Thursday night.
After Marsha Glover thanked the jurors and state's attorneys, she held her husband in a long embrace. It was an emotional release for the stepmother who said it was a "fight" for justice in the death of her son, Kile Glover.
The annual Arbor Day Celebration is scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Don Carter State Park in Gainesville.
A new traffic signal has started operating at Ga. 11/Limestone Parkway and the entrance to the New Holland Marketplace.
Those looking for work are invited to take part in a regional job fair next week in Cumming.
"Don't give up, don't give out and don't give in."
A Lumpkin County inmate captured late Wednesday after he spent nearly 24 hours on the run has two more felony charges to add to the seven he already was facing.
A Gainesville man was acquitted Tuesday by a Hall County jury in a misdemeanor theft by shoplifting case.
A monthlong series of events will start Saturday to help the Lake Lanier Islands resort fill about 500 seasonal positions.
A Braselton man has been arrested in connection with a Dec. 31 robbery at the Ingles pharmacy in Flowery Branch.
What does it take to be a STAR student? Intelligence, tenacity, persistence, grit and a stick-to-it-iveness that will get them through the four years of high school being at the top of their game academically.
Gainesville will implement a zero-tolerance drug-testing policy beginning Saturday for public safety workers, with termination of employment the penalty for a single failed test.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court last year gave states the authority to collect DNA before suspects are convicted, and Georgia may do so.
Speakers from the public, private and institutional sectors at Tuesday's Career Success Day used different methods to share their messages.
A fire at a home in the 700 block of Kenwood Drive in Gainesville damaged a home, but the residents got out without injury, officials said.
Construction crews have poured the first of 12 concrete caissons that will support the new Clarks Bridge on Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road at Lake Lanier.
Don Carter State Park in North Hall County wants area businesses to cash in on the tourism it's generating from its spot off Lake Lanier.
Local lawyer and former Hall County Commissioner Ashley Bell has formally announced his intentions to run for state school superintendent.
When the new Fair Street School building opened in October 2013, it was the Gainesville city school system's goal for all of those students to have their own school-issued tablet devices with the intent of eventually taking those home.
Ongoing concerns about the costs associated with providing services in Gainesville and unincorporated parts of Hall County have led state lawmakers to push for a bill that would put a mediation process in place for dealing with the city's next round of "island" annexations.