The key to preventing deaths like those of Michael Brown and Eric Garner is improving the relationship between police officers and the community they serve.
Despite recent job growth across Georgia and the nation, Hall County has only recovered to prerecession levels in one of four key economic indicators, according to a new study released this week.
The cyclist hit by a car Tuesday on Mundy Mill Road at Fairbanks Drive in Oakwood has been identified by police.
A pedestrian suffered broken bones Thursday afternoon after being hit by a semitrailer on Atlanta Highway in the Chicopee Mill area, authorities said.
The man Gainesville police were seeking in connection with a Jan. 10 homicide at Sun Suites Hotel now has been charged with murder in the case.
Difficulty finding qualified firefighters has prompted the Gainesville Fire Department to request expanding its recruit school.
John Darrell Setchel, 24, of Dawsonville was indicted on Oct. 8 in the death of Ronald Sailers, 72, of Murrayville. Setchel is accused by authorities of slamming Sailers' head into the concrete floor repeatedly three days before the indictment.
Two Lawrenceville men accused of threatening a woman and a toddler with a semi-automatic handgun on Oct. 30, 2013, were indicted Monday.
In the next decade, the poultry industry in Georgia could include drones and robots performing tasks done today by human hands.
Gov. Nathan Deal called on lawmakers to support substantial new funding for public education, transportation projects and child welfare reform in his State of the State speech Wednesday at the Capitol in Atlanta.
North Georgia should strive to become a "second-home mecca" for affluent Atlantans seeking weekend escape, real estate executive Frank Norton Jr. said during his annual Native Intelligence report Wednesday night at the Gainesville Civic Center.
A stretcher was stolen out of a vehicle at one local funeral home and vehicles were broken into at two other local funeral homes earlier this month.
A Gainesville man accused of kidnapping a 17-year-old jogger and attempting to rape her was indicted Monday.
A group of church and community leaders plans to talk this week with area law enforcement on ways to improve relations and "build partnerships."
This weekend, Boy Scout Troops from Hall, Jackson and Barrow have come together at Scoutland campgrounds north of Gainesville for the 2015 Chattahoochee District Winter Camporee.
A math teacher, an accountant or a police chief - of those career options, Carol Martin said she never imagined herself becoming the third.
An estimated 398,000 undocumented immigrants currently live in Georgia, according to a report released Thursday by The Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., and most of them lack health insurance.
The word "assessment" might make students, parents and even some teachers nervous.
Proponents of medical marijuana were left feeling deflated last week when politics unraveled parts of a state bill aimed at regulating use of the drug in limited form and scope.
Bobby Poole, a Gainesville businessman and active community member who owned the city's last full-service gas station died Friday at age 83.
Construction is ongoing at South Hall's Cherokee Bluffs Park in Flowery Branch.
Lula and surrounding areas are still on alert after a cat that tested positive for rabies was found to have bitten five people, perhaps more.
Attorneys for Hall County Schools and others named in a U.S. District Court lawsuit filed an answer Friday related to religion in schools.
It's all smiles this time of year when Gainesville officials "retreat" to a neighborhood meeting hall and take their first meaningful steps toward balancing next year's budget.
Drugs worth almost $89,000 and about $23,700 in cash was found at a Sherry Lane home authorities searched Thursday, according to a news release from the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad.
With hundreds of children needing foster care homes in North Georgia, Sara Griffith of Murrayville decided she wanted to be part of the solution.