JEFFERSON - In the process of auditing its evidence room policies and procedures, the Jefferson Police Department found some "improprieties" that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation soon will be examining, according to a news release.
Hall County was included in Atlanta's Code Orange air quality alert Thursday. But that doesn't mean the county was smoggier than usual.
Gainesville Symphony Orchestra treated a star-spangled audience to patriotic tunes Thursday at the annual Patriotic Pops Concert at the Brenau University Amphitheater.
There will be a new face in the principal's office at Sugar Hill Elementary School soon. Rick Quarles has served as principal of the school since it opened about five years ago, but will be leaving his position at Sugar Hill this month for another administrative position in the Hall County school system, according to Will Schofield, superintendent of Hall County schools.
As the price of gasoline continues to climb, sales of both motorcycles and motorized scooters have increased in Hall County.
The Federal Aviation Administration has been called in to investigate the cause of an ultralight plane crash Wednesday morning in White County that killed the pilot. The man later was identified as Jim Lanier of Sugar Hill.
What once was deemed Dawson County's premier golf club has closed.
Memorial Park Funeral Home will be holding its annual cookout to honor area public safety officers from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at 2030 Memorial Park Drive.
The renaming of the Lula post office in honor of Pfc. Johnathon Millican will formally take place at 10 a.m. today at the facility on McLeod Street. The resolution honoring Millican was introduced last year by U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, who is scheduled to attend today's ceremony.
Authorities believe that a man found dead Wednesday on a boat at Holiday Marina was a victim of carbon monoxide poisoning.
The main office and two branches of Gainesville Bank & Trust will close permanently at 2 p.m. July 24. The main office at 500 Jesse Jewell Parkway, the East Hall branch at 2412 Old Cornelia Highway, the branch at 475 Dawsonville Highway and a drive-through location at 1210 Thompson Bridge Road are closing as a result of the merger of GB&T and SunTrust. Employees who are in positions ...
Authorities believe that a man found dead on a boat at Holiday Marina today was a victim of carbon monoxide poisoning.
It has become an annual ritual: The White House tries to balance the federal budget by cutting Medicare payments to doctors, and at the last minute, Congress manages to get the cuts rescinded.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council voted 3-2 Wednesday to add a $1 service charge to the bills of trash-only customers. Trash customers, residential and commercial, will pay $12 instead of $11 monthly for the service. Councilmen Craig Lutz and Chris Fetterman voted against the charge. Lutz wanted to delay the vote to give city officials time to study the issue of trash-only customers not ...
A Lula man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after firing on Hall County sheriff's deputies who were responding to a suicide call, according to a report.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
The halls of Lakeshore Mall are already decked for the upcoming holiday season, spruced up with lights and garland. Santa Claus has been installed to his throne of honor, and preparation for the onslaught of shoppers this upcoming Friday - the infamous Black Friday - are well under way.
TEXARKANA, Texas - A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday.
A piece of Gainesville and Fair Street School history, the towering oak tree in front of the school, is being cut down today.
An Oakwood spa agreed to close its business after an employee was arrested for prostitution in an undercover sting, law enforcement officials said.
Despite Hall County's September agreement with Gainesville to service the Gateway Industrial Centre in North Hall, Lula's role in treating wastewater for that portion of the county remains a point of contention.
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank will hold a food drive Dec. 3 at Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville.
Hall County native and state Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery D. Niles has been appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to the nominating committee for the selection of Georgia's next head of the Office of the Child Advocate.