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NGCSU seniors help bring more technology to primary school in Poland

Poland might be an ocean away from most Hall County residents, but for two North Georgia College & State University seniors, the country is right next to their hearts.

January 30, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Kindergarten teacher uses music, sign language to reinforce lessons

For Judy Bowers, teaching is about compassion.

January 28, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


West Hall High Spanish teacher embraces language for speakers of all levels

Belinda Sauret did not want to follow in her sister's footsteps and become a Spanish teacher.

January 28, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Producers hear bright outlook for agriculture

The future looks optimistic for the state's poultry industry, agriculture leaders announced Thursday at the annual Georgia Ag Forecast.

January 26, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall County schools ask for feedback on BMI tests

More than 40 percent of Hall County students are overweight, according to data obtained by the school system.

January 26, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Visitors to Poultry Expo learn about new products, machinery

ATLANTA - Shiny machines, colored plastic egg crates and even some transport vehicles filled the Georgia World Congress Center on Tuesday as the poultry industry kicked off its annual trade show.

January 25, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Schools to screen middle schoolers for scoliosis this month

Scoliosis is a scary word for most middle schoolers.

January 24, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall schools board to review new courses

There will be some new courses added to Hall County's curricula next year, pending board approval tonight.

January 23, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Ga. agriculture faces a growing labor problem

When Georgia passed House Bill 87, the Illegal Immigration Reform and Reinforcement Act of 2011, the agriculture industry struggled with a sudden labor loss statewide.

January 22, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Shift from hard labor blamed on economy, attitudes

America has a labor conundrum: Its unemployment rate continues to rise and yet some industries can't find enough workers.

January 22, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


State leaders discuss top education issues

ATLANTA - In a time of constant change and technological advancements, the world of education has stood relatively still. Now it's playing catch-up.

January 21, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Students get lesson with a porpoise

Kindergartners at Mount Vernon Elementary School heard quite the tale Thursday morning - a tale of a tail, to be exact.

January 20, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


No furloughs, reduced days for school employees yet

Hall County and Gainesville teachers can breathe sighs of relief: there are no furlough or reduced work schedule days on the 2012-2013 calendars yet.

January 18, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


City schools to look at traffic, pedestrian safety

School officials are concerned about the safety of teachers and students on the road connecting Gainesville High School, Centennial Arts Academy and Wood's Mill High School.

January 17, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


7 local schools recognized for test score improvements

A handful of area schools were recognized Tuesday for their students' performance on standardized tests.

January 17, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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