FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch Mayor Diane Hirling, re-elected to a second four-year term, was sworn in on Wednesday morning along with three new city council members.
A Gainesville man whose role in setting fire to an Atlanta strip club led to a sting that ensnared four other Dahlonega-based soldiers was sentenced this week in federal court.
Former Army medic Sandeo Pablo Dyson, 46, was sentenced to five years in prison for the Jan. 1, 2007 arson fire at Club Onyx.
Gainesville has a new mayor and new mayor pro tempore for the next two years.
From staff reports
Saying a 19-year-old murder suspect posed "a significant and substantial risk to flee," a judge denied bond in the case Tuesday.
Gov. Sonny Perdue visited North Georgia College & State University on Tuesday to award a $2.5 million grant from the OneGeorgia Authority to pave the way for the area's electronic super highway.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announces a detour to facilitate the reconstruction of the intersection at Brookwood and Caney roads.
Hall County firefighters responded to at least two fires Tuesday as temperatures plunged.
Commissioner Lauren "Bubba" McDonald Jr. began Tuesday his one-year term as chairman of the Georgia Public Service Commission.
The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County hosted a workshop Tuesday to help nonprofit organizations in the community get a fresh start in the new year.
Having cable service may do more than keep your family entertained. It may also help your local government provide quality services and balance its budget.
A Hall County judge who sentenced a man to 18 years in prison nearly three years ago was asked Tuesday to grant him bond.
Family and friends who placed holiday flower arrangements on graves at Alta Vista Cemetery must remove them by the end of January, according to a notice from the city.
Oakwood swore in its mayor and two council members to four-year terms Monday.
The Gainesville school board paid off some of its major bills before celebrating the new year.
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A meeting to talk about plans and ideas for the newly dubbed "Highlands to Islands" trail could take place in August.
Outreach, education and community meetings will be a critical part of selling Gainesville residents on the need for a new utility to pay for upgrades ...
Nathaniel "Nat" E. Ashe, an area poultry industry leader, died Monday at the age of 86.
The defense rested before 3 p.m. Tuesday in the felony murder case for David William Keener in the death of Randall Huling.
Gainesville City Councilman Bob Hamrick shocked his colleagues Tuesday when he announced that he will not seek reelection in November and plans to retire at ...
Hall County could start buying property in mid-2016 for the Spout Springs Road widening project, earlier than previously thought thanks to voters passing the 1-cent ...
Removing his jacket, defense attorney Dan Sammons approached the witness stand and grabbed the trash can in Superior Court on Monday.
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