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.
Two Hall County men have been arrested charged with possession with the intent to distribute drugs, authorities said.
A Hall County man was in jail Tuesday night after allegedly leading Hall County deputies on an extended car chase and foot search that lasted two hours and ended under an abandoned house.
Weather permitting and if testing goes well, a new traffic signal is set to start operating midmorning Thursday at Ga. 11/Limestone Parkway and the entrance to the New Holland Marketplace.
For Eduardo Castaneda, 2014 has been a happy year so far.
The federal stimulus was certainly a boost to Christie Pinson's personal economy.
To achieve success in sharpshooting competition, Hall County 4-H S.A.F.E BB Rifle Team members spend half their time learning about guns and gun safety in a classroom, the other half on the range putting their knowledge and skill to use.
The seven Republican candidates vying this year for the state's U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Saxby Chambliss have more than a few things in common.
Ron Evans, founder and conductor of the Northwinds Symphonic Band, died Saturday. He was 73.
Community leaders, school alumni, parents and hundreds of students attended the replacement planting of the historic oak tree Friday in front of Fair Street School in Gainesville.
A North Georgia woman who pleaded guilty to explosives charges was sentenced Friday to serve six years on probation, but a federal judge warned her that if she appears before him again, he will send her to prison.
Area veterans and doctors at the Department of Veterans Affairs' Oakwood clinic joined federal officials Friday in a dedication ceremony.
With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:
Braving winter weather
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.