After training for the Chicago Marathon last year, LeAnne Gilleland decided to purchase a handgun and a permit to protect herself.
Tolbert N. Lester Jr. had his favorite car, a 1957 Ford Ranchero, but the Gainesville man was best known for another set of wheels - a maroon Hudson featured in the movie "Driving Miss Daisy."
A 17-year-old girl who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted Sunday escaped her alleged captor when a neighbor knocked on the door, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
So much for a resurgent Democratic Party in Georgia.
A mechanic was killed Tuesday when a car lunged forward and rolled on top of him, according to the shop's owner.
The Gainesville Fire Department truck used to rescue three Hall County firefighters injured in July after falling 44 feet in a collapsing ladder is now undergoing repairs as a precaution against the same kind of accident.
Turnout was steady at polling places across Hall County on Election Day as voters cast ballots in highly competitive races for governor and the U.S. Senate.
ATLANTA - There will be no additional campaign for Nathan Deal, no runoff in December, no more long days on the trail stumping for votes.
ATLANTA - Hall County Republican Casey Cagle won re-election as the state's lieutenant governor by a wide margin, and will again lead the state Senate as one of Gov. Nathan Deal's top legislative leaders.
Julie Edwards wants people to adopt their pets from local shelters.
Traffic will be affected today as workers get busy making the new Clarks Bridge at Lake Lanier a complete structure.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has kept Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat in GOP hands, beating his Democratic challenger on the strength of white voters in the reliably Republican state.
Incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal earned a second term in the governor's mansion Tuesday with a victory over Democratic challenger Jason Carter.
Authorities said they believe a Gainesville man shot his live-in girlfriend Wednesday morning, with the bullet grazing her forehead.
Sutphen, the manufacturer of a firetruck involved in a July accident that seriously injured three Hall County firefighters, has now reimbursed the county for the purchase cost of the truck and taken possession of the rig, according to documents obtained by The Times and interviews with county officials.
Authorities believe a Gainesville man shot his live-in girlfriend this morning, with the bullet grazing her forehead.
A group of top elected leaders balked this morning at approving a draft list of prioritized road projects through 2040, saying they needed first to discuss each project individually in a work session.
An accident involving two tractor-trailer trucks has mangled the morning commute on Interstate 985.
To the sounds of "Amazing Grace" and "I'll Fly Away," Gainesville homeless shelter and ministry Good News at Noon blessed its new property Tuesday evening on Davis Street.
A group of top Hall County elected leaders gets its chance to weigh in on a preliminary list of road projects in a long-range transportation plan.
Just a few months after announcing his intention to become the Senate majority leader in the Georgia General Assembly next year, Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, is now switching his focus to a higher position in the halls of the state legislature.
BY JOSHUA SILAVENT
Area students and teachers were decked out in red, white and blue Tuesday as schools commemorated the Veterans Day holiday.
The passenger in an Oct. 16 plane crash just outside Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport died Monday night, according to multiple sources.
Tuesday was a day for tributes, tears and - in the case of one Veterans Day ceremony - some serious toe-tapping.
Ron Kellner's appreciation for Veterans Day began long before he served in the U.S. military or helped lead - as he is today - a Veterans Day program for the American Legion.
As Amber Highfield opened the crate, two tiny paws jumped up and pulled on her heartstrings.