A family pet in North Hall is recovering from a shooting incident earlier this month, and PETA announced Thursday that it is offering $2,500 for information in the case.
The cafeteria at Gainesville Middle School was buzzing with the sounds of robots, laser beams, electrical currents and sheer excitement Thursday night.
A Murrayville man died in a one-vehicle wreck in extreme northwest Hall County near the Lumpkin County line.
A steel fabricator plans to add more than 150 jobs over the next three years at its Dawson County plant to supply parts for a new Caterpillar production facility in Athens.
Although Wednesday was overcast and a bit breezier than many would expect, that did not deter the kickoff of Main Street Gainesville's Blue Sky Concert Series.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a bill requiring child care workers to undergo comprehensive, fingerprint-based background checks.
When Gainesville resident Arturo Corso went to the Hall County Tax Commissioner's Office in March to opt in to the new motor vehicle title tax program, he was told he couldn't because he purchased his car out of the state.
A Gainesville man was found not guilty Wednesday afternoon on most of the counts against him involving his relationship with a young girl.
Hall County school officials had a brief scare Wednesday when gunshots were heard near Mount Vernon Elementary School, leading to a lockdown that lasted about 10 minutes.
For the longest time, it seemed like Lake Lanier couldn't reach winter or summer full pool.'
Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign new juvenile justice reforms Thursday, but he previewed his goals for more criminal justice reform next year Tuesday at an Atlanta Press Club luncheon.
Though William Morris is just getting ready to step out into the world, he already knows he wants to make a difference in it.
Jurors began deliberations Tuesday afternoon on a Gainesville man charged with rape. Jose Luis Aguilar, 42, is charged with four counts of rape, two counts of aggravated child molestation, one count of aggravated sodomy and seven counts each of incest, aggravated sexual battery and child molestation. In his closing argument, senior public defender Travis Williams urged the jurors to consider all the facts of the case, rather than turn it into a question of he ...
National Day of Prayer is Thursday and a couple of events are scheduled in Hall County. At 6:45 a.m., a breakfast will be held at the Gainesville Civic Center, 830 Green St., Gainesville. Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to speak, along with Robert Myers, president of Toccoa Falls College. For tickets, which are $15 a person or $120 for a table of eight, contact Chuck Footit at 770-536-0592. Another event will be held at noon ...
The Hall County Board of Education discussed ways to maintain employee morale while working within next year's tight budget.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to apply for a grant to help pay for a sewer system that would serve an apartment complex where a septic drain field has been failing for years.
Making a sandwich is easy: two slices of bread, some meat and cheese, and voila.
A Hall County native is at the forefront of research into oyster populations, a touchy subject for some Lake Lanier advocates who fret over water releases to protect endangered species in the Gulf of Mexico.
Hall County expects to learn the results of its application to the Governor's Water Supply Program for funding the Glades Reservoir later this year.
Since taking the helm of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Gerald Couch has instituted changes both structurally and cosmetically, from streamlined command staff to refurbished patrol cars.
ATLANTA - The water dispute between Alabama, Florida and Georgia is provoking hardball politics in Congress, where Georgia lawmakers derailed a proposal that could restrict metro Atlanta's water supply.
Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Resolution 293 last week despite reservations over the renaming of Ga. 347 east of Interstate 985 in South Hall County, his office said.
Fires in different parts of Hall County on Sunday kept firefighters busy on Mother's Day afternoon.
Sometimes Allison Zafft said she thinks about the way her family and her life might have turned out if she'd never had her youngest daughter Aleah.
Local legislators and juvenile stakeholders praised Gov. Nathan Deal's signing of a juvenile reform bill.
On the surface, it seems like an obscure water project in a far corner of the state with no impact on the Hall County area.
Students at UNG's Dahlonega campus graduated this weekend, with colleges holding separate ceremonies between Friday and today. The College of Arts and Letters ceremony was held Friday night, the College of Science and Mathematics and the Mike Cottrell College of Business held ceremonies separately Saturday. Today, the College of Health Professions and College of Education students will earn their diplomas.