A Hall County sheriff's deputy who was shot Monday is resting well after his second surgery in an Atlanta hospital, Maj. Jeff Strickland said. Deputy Joe Groover, who was shot in the arm during a standoff Monday between police and a Lula man, had a second surgery Wednesday to repair the damage caused by a bullet from a .44 Magnum pistol.
The United Way of Hall County celebrated its 60th anniversary Tuesday by naming a new program for one of its original founders.
Georgia on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that said the state needs congressional approval to use more water from Lake Lanier. In February, a federal appeals court in Washington threw out an agreement that Georgia reached with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for water rights to Lake Lanier.
Following a day of tragedy in which Lula Elementary School was locked down for three hours, the school principal sent a letter to Lula families praising the calm actions of students, teachers, parents and sheriff's deputies.
The clamor of an old-fashioned school bell marked Lakeview Academy students' first day of the school year Tuesday.
On Tuesday, when the rest of the Hall County Sheriff's Office returned to business as usual, one deputy spent the day in recovery.
Hall County's 30th and 31st rabies cases for the year were confirmed Tuesday, more than triple the number of cases normally seen each year.
LULA - The outside world knows little about Hubert Stanley Tate, and if he had not died following an hourslong standoff with Hall County sheriff's deputies Monday, it likely would've stayed that way.
David Kimbrell, Hall County fire chief and emergency services director, will serve as chairman of the Lanier Technical College Board of Directors for 2009.
Hall County's first death penalty trial in more than three years began Monday with the start of jury selection that is expected to last at least a week.
Gov. Sonny Perdue says state revenue collections for last month fell 6.6 percent from this time last year. Revenue for the first month of the 2008-09 fiscal year totaled $1.2 billion, a decrease of $86.4 million from the same month a year ago.
Hall County educators fielded few complaints from parents concerned about the district's proposal to shuffle some middle and high school grade levels to different schools in the Flowery Branch area.
The Hall County deputy who was shot in Lula Monday will face another surgery Wednesday, Hall County Sheriff's Maj. Jeff Strickland said.
The dwindling number of open boat ramps on Lake Lanier likely will go up after Hall County officials announced at Monday's work session that four ramps could be extended.
Monday morning began like any other in Lula.
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.
Two people were arrested Thursday and charged in connection with a Nov. 14 armed robbery in the parking lot of the Taco Bell on Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville.
Second-grade students from Fair Street School took a field trip Friday that was more about service than sightseeing.
Outgoing Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Mary Carden was honored by friends and colleagues Friday afternoon at the Hall County Courthouse.
An early taste of winter is on the way with a cold start to the Thanksgiving holiday week, according to the National Weather Service.
It may be one of the biggest "what if" debates in political history.
With the national convention seven months away, Nath Hayes' job was to check out where the Georgia Jaycees would be staying during the event in Dallas.
Needy families in Hall County will have a full meal to enjoy on Thanksgiving.
Mary Anne Collier is passionate about two things: mathematics and teaching.