Eleven people - many of them teenagers and alleged members of rival gangs - are in jail without bond for their involvement in a fight that left a 23-year-old Gainesville man dead.
Hall County Sheriff's Maj. Ramone Gilbert saw firsthand the kinds of security threats Israelis face on a constant basis.
Furlough days for local schools tend to bring pity on the teachers, but several administrators are focused on what may happen to their students.
"We worry about where our children are going to be," said Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Merrianne Dyer. "Will they be at home by themselves? What will they eat?"
Across the globe, millions are watching as the World Cup continues this week. And though some in the community might not realize it, Gainesville is watching, too.
DAWSONVILLE - With a father who is a sheriff's officer, Taylor Swafford knows a thing or two about law enforcement.
A 23-year-old man is dead after a fight at a Gainesville apartment complex, police say.
Even though most outdoor watering restrictions have been lifted, experts say residents shouldn't turn a blind eye to conservation.
A former city manager and Air Force major will be honored Tuesday evening at Gardens on Green as friends gather for a memorial ceremony.
History lessons are hardly ever taught on the dance floor.
Twenty-five years and $35 million dollars later, the North Georgia Community Foundation is going strong with a vision for the future.
Teachers in Gainesville City and Hall County schools have been hit with furlough days for next year, but they just keep going.
Define furloughs in local schools:
Repair work to a bridge will close the left southbound lane of Interstate 985 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, if weather permits.
"The butterfly release is a legend," said Sabrina Souders, one of the event coordinators of the Butterflies by the Lake festival. "You make a wish, and you release the butterfly, and your wish goes to the heavens."
Starting Monday, Gainesville police will pick up the PACE of community policing.
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