Those who showed their support for the late Adrian Thompson during the prosecution of his shooter said they must extend compassion to the family of Joseph Williams.
Nicki Noel Vaughan, chief assistant public defender for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit, was elected to the State Bar of Georgia's Board of Governor's Executive Committee at the organization's annual meeting on Amelia Island.
Downtown Gainesville is adding two new storefronts to its growing roster of shops, restaurants and boutiques.
The third annual Dingo Days of Summer kicked off a three-day race weekend Friday night with the 2014 Wrenched Bicycles Street Sprints and Crits.
The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the armed man who was shot after confronting a deputy Thursday on Hopewell Road.
The Gainesville Fire Department will conduct a procession of fire trucks to honor retiree Debbie Truelove, who died this week.
Hall County may have to adjust its revenue projections and general fund budget once appeals of property assessments conclude in a few months.
The Lake Lanier Islands Development Authority approved site plans for additions to LanierWorld at a board meeting Friday morning.
A man who drowned Thursday night in Lake Lanier has been identified as a Lawrenceville police officer.
Gainesville officials have conducted a traffic study to determine if an all-way stop sign is needed at the intersection of Club and East Lake drives near the Chattahoochee Country Club.
Next year's Memorial Day parade may have a less political feel, as organizers are instituting some changes, including a ban on day-of marchers.
The owner, site director and an employee of a Clermont day care have all been released on bond in the case of a burned toddler.
Camp Braveheart, founded in 1996 by the Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, is a weeklong summer camp designed to help children who have experienced a significant loss in their family. The camp is free of charge. Volunteer camp counselors are joined by licensed social workers and an art therapist to help the grieving campers at Cedar Hill Enrichment Center in Gainesville.
With two elementary schools near capacity, Gainesville City Schools is going forward with plans to build a new elementary school in the Mundy Mill neighborhood.
A museum dedicated to education is one step closer to reality in Flowery Branch.
Georgians will be seeing more trucks on the highway in coming years - at least, if economic development plans pan out as the governor's office expects.
Until my adult swim lessons at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center, there was no way I would go into a pool past my shoulders.
This time last summer, Hall County residents were repeating a famous refrain from classic rock band Credence Clearwater Revival: "Who will stop the rain?"
The rising jobless rate in Georgia doesn't reflect the local employment picture, area business leaders say.
Today is the last day to vote early for Tuesday's runoff election.
The case involving a June 5 shooting death at a West Avenue apartment has moved to Superior Court, and a second man connected to the case has been brought into police custody.
A Hall County man arrested Wednesday in relation to growing marijuana also is suspected of being involved in cockfighting, Hall County officials said in a news release.
Flowery Branch City Council members have approved the city's first millage rate increase since 2006.
No one was hurt Thursday when a tractor trailer fire on Interstate 985 southbound shut down the highway for a time.
A Gainesville man was sentenced to life without parole after being convicted Thursday on charges of rape and false imprisonment, according to Northeastern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Lee Darragh.
A Gainesville man was convicted Thursday of attempted murder in connection with an October 2012 knife attack, Northeastern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Lee Darragh said.
Wednesday marked my second-to-last adult swim lesson at Frances Meadows Aquatic Center. It also marked my first time swimming across the pool, a full 25 yards, from the three-foot side of the pool to the six-foot side.