Santa Claus is coming to Gainesville for a good cause on Friday.
A man who was found with $1.3 million in cash during a 2005 arrest at Gainesville's Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport was found guilty this week of federal money laundering charges.
If you walk through a Hall County school these days, you may think you're seeing double.
A budget crunch in the statewide public defender system could mean a monthlong furlough next year for some lawyers representing poor criminal defendants, but is unlikely to disrupt the flow of cases through local courts.
After much discussion, the Gainesville City Council gave the developers of a Cleveland Highway subdivision a unanimous nod of approval at Tuesday night's council meeting.
Gainesville State College's new public safety director has been named the Georgia Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators' Member of the Year.
The Oakwood City Council held a public hearing Monday evening to review the boundaries, requirements and expectations for the city's first tax allocation district that would fund development of a town center.
Lumpkin County Commissioner Steve Gooch led about 100 Dahlonega residents to sing "Happy Birthday" to celebrate Lumpkin County's 175th birthday.
Held Monday in front of the old Dahlonega courthouse, which now serves as the Dahlonega Gold Museum, the birthday party included a multilayer cake decorated with the official county seal.
If there was anyone with negative feelings about the Hall County Sheriff's Office Monday night, they chose not to voice those feelings.
Three Hall County high schools made the U.S. News & World Report's "Best High Schools 2008" report.
Drug screening in Hall County schools may not be just for athletes anymore.
A pack of 150 leather-clad motorcyclists thundered from Buford to Gainesville on Sunday afternoon to deliver toys to the Chattahoochee Baptist Association's Secret Santa project.
Thousands of people crowded the streets of downtown Gainesville Sunday evening for the seventh annual Christmas on Green Street celebration.
At Gainesville First United Methodist Church, Christmas is not defined by skin color, language or nationality.
As the level of Lake Lanier keeps dropping lower, it's like fishing in a goldfish bowl.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court last year gave states the authority to collect DNA before suspects are convicted, and Georgia may do so.
Speakers from the public, private and institutional sectors at Tuesday's Career Success Day used different methods to share their messages.
A fire at a home in the 700 block of Kenwood Drive in Gainesville damaged a home, but the residents got out without injury, officials said.
Construction crews have poured the first of 12 concrete caissons that will support the new Clarks Bridge on Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road at Lake Lanier.
Don Carter State Park in North Hall County wants area businesses to cash in on the tourism it's generating from its spot off Lake Lanier.
Local lawyer and former Hall County Commissioner Ashley Bell has formally announced his intentions to run for state school superintendent.
When the new Fair Street School building opened in October 2013, it was the Gainesville city school system's goal for all of those students to have their own school-issued tablet devices with the intent of eventually taking those home.
Ongoing concerns about the costs associated with providing services in Gainesville and unincorporated parts of Hall County have led state lawmakers to push for a bill that would put a mediation process in place for dealing with the city's next round of "island" annexations.
A new piece of equipment at the Hall County Recycling Center will increase efficiency and hopefully attract more users.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will vote on a number of proposed developments, including a South Hall apartment complex sure to bring out residents opposing the project, when it meets Thursday.
The future of Lake Lanier's water quality is on tap Thursday at a meeting at Unicoi State Park in Helen.
Collaboration was the theme at Monday night's Joint Municipal Association meeting as officials reported and heard progress toward cultivating a unified Northeast Georgia presence that is economically sound and sustainable.
Hall County students can rest easy: Barring any further bad weather, their spring breaks and summer vacations are free from being intruded upon.
The Georgia Department of Transportation calls the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing near Old Oakwood Road in Gainesville one of the most dangerous intersections in the state and has recommended closing it.