Oakwood City Council member Ron McFarland underwent foreclosure on his private residence in August, but remains within the municipal limits and legally qualified to continue serving on the council.
A Friday morning apartment blaze firefighters say was started by a juvenile did about $10,000 in damage.
After months of planning and searching for an instructor, a Department of Juvenile Justice educational and workforce initiative is coming together at Gainesville's Regional Youth Detention Center, program organizers said.
Chances are pretty good Darla is the most popular new girl at The Da Vinci Academy at South Hall Middle School.
For one day, Gainesville Middle School student Adeline Bryant got to spell victory as "A-S-Y-L-U-M."
Gainesville City Council established five strategic priorities during its annual retreat Friday that will help guide its budgetary and planning decisions for the 2015 fiscal year and beyond.
More than 200 kids from Hall County and Gainesville schools took a trip to the dentist Friday.
Authorities are investigating the disappearance of a 32-year-old Oakwood mother.
Local schools have been experimenting with classes full of just boys or just girls, and the teachers and students say they are loving it.
Author and songwriter Eric Litwin got a Lakeview Academy audience moving on Thursday as he performed "Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons" in the school's gymnasium.
Flowery Branch City Council ratified the employment contract for its new city clerk during its Thursday night meeting.
It was when Sherry Crane of Commerce began helping her teenage daughter consider college that she had her "lightbulb" moment.
A public information open house is set for Feb. 27 on the Georgia Department of Transportation's widening of U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway - work that also will involve two bridge replacements.
Gainesville First Presbyterian Church will kick off its 15th annual World Mission Conference today with the aim of raising more than $93,000 to fund its missions to some of the most poverty-stricken parts of the globe.
A roadside memorial could be erected to honor chickens killed in a wreck last week in Gainesville.
Construction on the Hall County Sheriff's Office North Hall precinct is moving along, with doors set to open to the public at the end of next month, county officials said.
For some, Thursday's public information open house on widening U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway in North Hall County may seem familiar.
State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, is co-sponsoring a bill aimed at reforming the state's medical malpractice system and lowering health care costs. His picture was on a mailer sent to many Hall County homes in January, asking residents to thank him for his support of the bill.
For the past two weeks, testimony in Hall County Superior Court has described a July 6, 2012, boating crash caused by negligence and recklessness.
Calling it a mere formality, Gainesville officials are hoping that changing the name of the existing tourism bureau to the Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority will be a boon to its economic development portfolio.
A Forsyth County Sheriff's Office investigation into the burglary of three storage units last month has resulted in six arrests on drug and other charges.
A body found last week at an abandoned home in Oconee County, southeast of Athens, has been identified as that of a 41-year-old man from northeastern Forsyth County.
Georgia residents who bought a car in 2012 or early 2013 have until the end of the week to opt out of the birthday tax and into a new one-time title tax.
A series of town hall meetings has been scheduled for early March to get input from alumni and community members as the University of North Georgia continues to carve an identity for itself.
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.
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