While significant attrition at the Hall County Sheriff's Office over the last two years has largely been filled by new hires, recent staffing shortages in the patrol division have prompted a new directive subjecting officers to 24-hour availability.
Nonprofit organizations across Georgia were the real winners Thursday as the third annual Georgia Gives Day saw another increase in donations from the inaugural event in 2012.
A woman in a floral-print sheath dress pinned a "Jimmy Carter for Governor" poster on a bulletin board.
In a year's time, decades of experience in Hall County Juvenile Court have been lost.
As the recession declines, the housing market improves and area schools scramble to make room for students in their halls.
With the snip of a ribbon, the Hall County Sheriff's Office has a permanent presence in the South Hall area.
Children bounced on their knees and shot their hands into the air, hoping the NASA scientist would call on them.
Sen. Butch Miller was honored Wednesday by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia for his efforts this year to improve policy that affects county operations and infrastructure.
In late October, the Georgia Municipal Association, a lobbying group for the interests of Georgia cities, laid out several priorities for the 2015 session of the state General Assembly during a meeting with local government officials.
Multiple agencies responded to a call Thursday afternoon at West Hall Baptist Church to a Thanksgiving feast that needed to be put away for good.
A Gainesville couple are in custody after Hall County authorities linked them to a string of residential burglaries in South Hall.
On Sunday afternoon in Gainesville, one of the city's busiest thoroughfares was shut down for the annual Victorian-themed Chistmas on Green Street.
Automobile dealerships in Gainesville are seeing huge upticks in sales this year, believed to be on the upswing due to lower interest rates and higher consumer confidence.
Area residents have two chances this week to hear or give input about a new round of the special purpose local option sales tax.
A plan to fill in space at the Hall County landfill could extend the facility's lifespan, but time is of the essence to do the work.
As the holiday season gets into full swing, many gun owners will welcome guests into their homes or hit the open road for travel.
Rahab's Rope would like to offer its employees health insurance, but as a small nonprofit organization, the Gainesville ministry is finding it hard to offer that benefit.
With hundreds of children needing foster care homes in North Georgia, Sara Griffith of Murrayville decided she wanted to be part of the solution.
Students learn best when they can learn from their mistakes.
West Hall High School's top teacher is also a graduate of the school.
The sidewalks were full on Saturday as the city of Lula held its annual Christmas Parade.
Rainy conditions weren't enough to dampen the spirits of Flowery Branch residents who turned out by the hundreds on Saturday for the city's fifth annual Christmas celebration.
Not many Georgia students take school trips to Hawaii, but 87 cadets at Riverside Military Academy are doing just that.