At age 79, Gladys Smallwood was physically abused by her only son, deprived of food, and in the weeks before she was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center, isolated to her bedroom in deplorable living conditions, according to one relative.
Hall County commissioners agreed Thursday to seek reimbursement of passport fees collected by the clerk of courts even though he is not legally required to pay them back.
A tourist is likely to have heard of places like the Outer Banks of North Carolina or the Grand Canyon, but naming a nearby county or city might stump them.
Some projects proposed by Gainesville department heads have already been subject to the chopping block.
A Flowery Branch man is charged with vehicular homicide after a Thursday afternoon accident, according to authorities. Nicholas Schnepper, 21, of Flowery Branch also has been charged with DUI, possession of marijuana and possession of an open container. Authorities say the victim's vehicle tried to make a U-turn just before noon on Buford Highway near Enterprise Drive, in the Buford area of Gwinnett ...
Three members of the SUR-13 gang were arrested Wednesday after a fight between rival gangs, according to police.
CUMMING - Two arrests have been made in what Forsyth County authorities are calling the most sophisticated indoor marijuana growing operation they have seen. William D. Morrow III, 44, and Linda Bates Vaughan, 40, were arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged by the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office with manufacturing and trafficking marijuana, a violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act. The couple was arrested after investigators discovered an ...
The Humane Society of Hall County presents its 17th annual Stray Pet Strut and 5K Run on Saturday, with all of the proceeds going to benefit the organization. The event takes place at Lake Lanier Islands, which is a new location from previous years.
On April 29, the Gainesville Police Department, the Hall County Sheriff's Office and the Oakwood Police Department will take business leaders to the Muscular Dystrophy Association 'jail' at Gainesville's Georgia Mountains Center. They will spend one hour in jail and make calls to friends and business associates to help bail them out.
The Lake Lanier Association's ongoing cleanup program, "Shore Super Sweep," comes to an end this weekend. As a last hoorah, four organized cleanups are planned Saturday morning at various locations around the lake.
Former Hall County Parks and Leisure Services Director Deborah Mockus said she felt "betrayed" when county officials suggested she leave her position due to the wishes of a county commissioner. But, county officials said they recommended she explore new positions due to her inadequate job performance.
A child who was airlifted to an Atlanta burn unit Monday with second-degree burns from spilled soup has been released from the hospital, an official said.
A Gainesville State College assistant professor will present "Understand Global Warming" at noon April 23 in the college's Continuing Education/Performing Arts Center auditorium. The public is welcome to attend.
The Georgia Department of Transportation last week installed a median on portions of Ga. 400.
When Gainesville sporting goods store manager John Lipscomb wears his Glock 23 handgun legally concealed in the waistband of his pants, he has to leave it behind when he goes into a restaurant to eat. The same goes for riding on a bus or visiting a state park.
John McHenry said one of his main goals as Flowery Branch city planner is redevelopment of the historic city center.
Hall County officials said they learned some lessons from the heavy storms and flooding that overwhelmed parts of the county last month.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch Sunday afternoon for much of North Georgia, including Hall County, through this morning.
One person was killed in a one-vehicle wreck in North Hall County this morning.
Rose Turk stands impatiently at Frances Meadows Aquatic Center, waiting for her sunscreen application.
A sunny Saturday made for a great day of cleaning and sprucing up of Gainesville's historic Piedmont Hotel.
Hall County and Gainesville school systems are part of 11 districts statewide to be selected for the Georgia Road to College grant, $2.6 million distributed through the College Board from the Goizueta Foundation of Atlanta.
Fayette County is fighting back after a court decision in May ruled the county's at-large voting system discriminated against black voters.
Flowery Branch and Hall County officials walked along Flowery Branch Creek in March, inspecting drainage structures as they went. All seemed OK at the time, except for the need for some relatively minor fixes.
People were swept away to faraway lands Saturday night at the annual Belly Dance Benefit show, performed by Alchemy Drumming and Dance.
Animals lovers understand the comfort and unconditional love that pets bring into a home.
A total of 115 runners and walkers took part Saturday in the inaugural Sheriff's Summer Sprint 5K fundraiser road race.
Gainesville City Board of Education members discussed the pending search for a new superintendent at Friday's board retreat.
Children laughed and screamed excitedly as they held their balloons up in the air waiting for the countdown to finish so they could let go and watch them float away.
The Times earned 16 overall awards Friday night in the Georgia Press Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest, including first place in General Excellence for a fifth straight year.