A suspect has been arrested and will be charged following a recent burglary at an antiques shop in Oakwood.
Holyer Gomez Mendoza crossed the choppy Rio Grande in a small boat before U.S. officials caught him and later decided to admit him to the country as a refugee.
In the expiring moments of the 2014 legislative session Thursday, Georgia lawmakers gleefully threw shredded paper in the air, a tradition signifying the end of business.
The five incumbent Republican state lawmakers from Hall County all are running unopposed this election year, and whether that's surprising depends on who you ask.
Hall County fire crews battled three separate fires in the county overnight Friday into Saturday morning, fire Chief David Kimbrell reported. No one was injured in any of the fires.
Officials, school leaders and students celebrated Farm at the Oaks, a new farmers market at Lanier Charter Career Academy, at a Friday ceremony.
Oakwood is leading the way in seeking bids for a repaving contract that would also serve Clermont in North Hall and South Hall County neighbors Flowery Branch and Braselton. The four governments plan to accept bids until April 10.
The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County has entered into a contract to purchase the Elks Lodge on Riverside Drive, with an expected closing date in early May.
On May 23, 2013, a bullet struck Laurien Marsh in the head. She miraculously survived the shooting with minor physical consequences, but the emotional scars never healed in the months before she died Feb. 16 at age 60, her daughter said.
Gainesville Board of Education members will take some time next month to look over the contract the high school shares with the U.S. Navy for the junior ROTC program.
Rep. Carl Rogers came through for Gainesville and Hall County officials before the buzzer sounded Thursday night on the 2014 session of the Georgia General Assembly.
As dusk fell Thursday on the state Capitol, lawmakers were busy on the floors of the House and Senate trying to pass last-minute legislation before the midnight end of this year's session of the Georgia General Assembly.
Community leaders are joining to stress the importance of reading to and engaging with young children, from day one onward.
Getting the Gateway Industrial Centre in northeast Hall County primed for tenants has been quite the challenge.
Gainesville is fast-tracking a rezoning application so Hutton, a developer based in Chattanooga, Tenn., can proceed with purchasing and redeveloping the Lanier Plaza Shopping Center on Thompson Bridge Road.
ATLANTA - Jurors awarded the former director of Georgia's ethics commission $700,000 on Friday, ruling in her favor in a lawsuit in which she said her salary was cut and deputy title removed for investigating complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal.
Lisa Ritchie has been hired as the new clerk for the Hall County Board of Commissioners.
It's taken a volunteer effort to restore operating days at Bolding Mill campground in northwest Hall County.
Nine months after dropping out of a national testing consortium, Georgia is still considering testing options for the next school year.
Time to pack the cars and hit the roads - when school ends today, students in both the Gainesville and Hall County systems are on spring break.
Chris Slate didn't exactly leave the meeting a happy camper.
Flowery Branch City Council approved a request by Vulcan Materials to expand its quarry operation by an additional 41 acres.
Authorities are investigating an early Thursday boat fire on Lake Lanier, including trying to find the vessel's owners.
The attorney for a Gainesville man acquitted on charges of growing marijuana said it was much ado over bean sprouts and residue.
Twenty-two current and former sports figures and notable locals can add "celebrity server" to their resumes after working restaurant tables Thursday night for a local child abuse advocacy center.
Jamey Moore was officially approved Thursday morning as North Hall High School's next principal, and Matt Cox will join the Hall County School District's facilities department.
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.