Severe thunderstorms are forecasted to hit overnight throughout North Georgia and could bring isolated tornadoes.
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.
Brenau University junior Zalina Nazarova has been glued to her television night after night for the past couple of weeks.
A widowed Hall County woman has been awarded more than $2 million by a federal jury in a wrongful death suit.
Three elementary school students suffered minor injuries this afternoon after the school bus they were in entered an intersection in East Hall County and was hit by a car. The driver of the car also was injured.
Area business and organization representatives mingled and residents browsed booths at the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's Buy Local Safe and Green Expo on Thursday at the Gainesville Civic Center.
After months of delay, developers of a proposed 476-acre mixed-use development in Northeast Hall County finally got the nod they were looking for Thursday night.
After Marsha Glover thanked the jurors and state's attorneys, she held her husband in a long embrace. It was an emotional release for the stepmother who said it was a "fight" for justice in the death of her son, Kile Glover.
The annual Arbor Day Celebration is scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Don Carter State Park in Gainesville.
A new traffic signal has started operating at Ga. 11/Limestone Parkway and the entrance to the New Holland Marketplace.
Those looking for work are invited to take part in a regional job fair next week in Cumming.
"Don't give up, don't give out and don't give in."
A Lumpkin County inmate captured late Wednesday after he spent nearly 24 hours on the run has two more felony charges to add to the seven he already was facing.
Local schools can rest easy as the state Board of Education has eased up on requirements to make up lost days.
With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:
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