Escaped Lumpkin County inmate Larry Lavaughan Farmer was recaptured late Wednesday about a half-mile from the Lumpkin sheriff's office, Sheriff's Lt. Wesley Burnett said this morning via email.
The Central Hall Multiuse Trail is about to gear up as a project but gear down on the name.
The board of directors of the North Georgia Community Foundation has elected James McCoy as chairman for 2014.
Escaped inmate Larry Lavaughan Farmer was recaptured late Wednesday, Lumpkin County Sheriff's Lt. Wesley Burnett confirmed.
A tentative trial date of March 31 has been set in Hall County Superior Court in the December 2012 shooting death of a Gainesville man at Carriage Mitsubishi.
Spout Springs Road in Flowery Branch is in many ways a developer's dream. The South Hall thoroughfare, particularly between Hog Mountain and Friendship roads, is growing rapidly as residents and big-box retailers alike pour into the area, stretching the meaning of Atlanta's suburban sprawl.
A national coalition is adjusting education standards in the arts, but adoption of the potential changes doesn't now seem to be on the state's radar.
A Hall County jury will begin deliberating today as it seeks to determine if a Lake Lanier fatality was merely an accident, or a crime perpetrated by the defendant's recklessness.
A bill moving through the legislature could allow guns into churches, more bars and government buildings as well as permit teachers to carry them into schools. Decisions would be left up to each individual institution, which local leaders are glad of.
The first public marina on Lake Lanier in at least 30 years - and the first ever on the Chestatee River arm of Lanier - is being considered by the Army Corps of Engineers.
Gainesville officials are hoping a name change to the tourism and trade office will boost economic development and help attract more visitors and conventions.
The state concluded its case Tuesday against Jeffrey Hubbard, an Atlanta man accused of homicide in the boating death of 11-year-old Kile Glover.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Hall County Cooperative Extension, is seeking nominations for the annual agribusiness awards.
Two Hall County men have been arrested charged with possession with the intent to distribute drugs, authorities said.
Residents expressed a wide range of opinions on widening U.S. 129 in North Hall - often depending on how they were affected - at a Thursday night meeting, but comments were commonly followed by "if the road ever gets built."
Despite emotional pleas from residents concerned about impact on traffic and schools, the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved rezoning land along Spout Springs Road in South Hall to allow for the development of a 352-unit apartment complex and limited commercial use.
The Gainesville Jaycees make a special effort to keep under wraps the identities of the Young Man and Young Woman of the Year recipients.
Local personal care home Summer's Landing at Limestone held Olympics this week at its Windward Lane facility.
Attorneys for a man accused of malice murder in the death of a young child have filed a motion in Hall County Superior Court saying the charges violate their client's right to not be subject to double jeopardy.
Chestatee High School senior Dennis Head already has a clear plan for the next eight years of his life.
As a double-decker tour bus pulled up to the Senior Life Center in Gainesville at dawn Wednesday, the promise of a trip to the state Capitol in Atlanta and an opportunity to address lawmakers energized two dozen senior citizens who were gathering.
The temperature was cool outside, but it was hot, hot, hot inside Wednesday evening at the University of North Georgia men's basketball game.
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.
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