A Hoschton man pleaded guilty Tuesday morning in Hall County Superior Court to seven charges of cruelty to children in the first degree.
A Hoschton man pleaded guilty to seven charges of cruelty to children in the first degree Tuesday morning in a Hall County courtroom.
Sydney Hunt, 11, knew exactly what to wear for the fitness celebration at her school Tuesday morning: her Atlanta Falcons jersey, of course.
Reality television shows aren't exactly known for clearing up misconceptions, but one local dance team hopes a new show will tell the truth about their sport.
Every two weeks, Kim Davis pins a photo showing the progress of her new school building on a bulletin board.
It seems America's current obesity problem is just the tip of the iceberg, according to a report released last week.
Who knew shopping could help so many people? For the last five years, the Heart & Hands Women's Ministry at First Baptist Church of Gainesville has held a two-day shopping extravaganza to benefit a local nonprofit group. Proceeds from this year's Heart & Hands Emporium go to benefit The Guest House, an adult day health service. Beth Sinquefield of Murrayville wandered around the church's banquet hall Friday to see what more than 70 vendors had ...
Soon more victims of domestic violence will have a safe place to stay after leaving an abusive partner.
Their differences are easy to spot: One likes to ride motorcycles, the other bicycles; one is a football fan and the other prefers golf.
John Lee Givogre admits he's an atypical teen as he kneels beside a plastic foldup table in his high school's lobby.
North Hall Middle School students showed off their best dance moves at the back-to-school dance social Thursday afternoon.
To a hungry person, there isn't much inspiration in an empty bowl. But to supporters of the Georgia Mountain Food Bank, an empty bowl serves as a reminder of their commitment to feed the hungry people in the community. "Hunger is a real, real problem and it's hard to think about," Georgia Mountain Food Bank Executive Director Kay Blackstock said. "It's hard for people to wrap their heads around the fact that there are families ...
Children naturally love riding bikes, running and swimming. Maybe that's why they make such enthusiastic triathletes. This Sunday a group of 25 Hall County students will compete in the IronKids National Race Series in Alpharetta. The team, sponsored by UnitedHealthcare, is made up of 44 students ages 6 to 15 in the Hall and Paulding county school systems. Jacob Weiers, Hall County Schools wellness coordinator, said the race is a great way to highlight the ...
Classes taught through videoconference aren't just for college campuses anymore. Two Hall County elementary schools are using the tool to learn Mandarin Chinese together.
These days, it seems everyone is having to do more with less. The staff of the Hall County Library System is no different, making do with less money, time and staff, yet greater demand for services. Adrian Mixson, Hall County Library System Director, wrote in the library's August newsletter that library membership grew by 5.5 percent. The system has 97,992 registered patrons as of May 2012. To keep up with the increased workload the library ...
If you were asked to draw a picture of your favorite holiday memory from childhood, what would you draw? A Christmas tree? A wrapped present? Santa Claus?
Few things have the ability to bring out the inner child in even the most grinchy Scrooge like the Christmas tree.
Regardless of which church you attend, it's likely you have heard the story behind the Christmas season. But some people need reminding.
Angels are everywhere.
Dalayne Adkinson smiles as she rubs her toy elephant "Ellie" across her cheek. The 8-year-old beauty queen from Clarkesville said she has had the stuffed animal since she was a baby and it's always made her feel better. Toys can do that.
Sometimes being thankful isn't so much about what you have but about what you can give.
Regardless of the time of year, decorating a small house or room can be a challenge.
Gainesville First United Methodist Church is hosting its 17th annual Christmas is One Language concert this Sunday.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
This Thanksgiving, the American festival of eating will coincide with the Jewish Festival of Lights in a holiday match-up that has been dubbed Thanksgivukkah.
Samantha DeLong has been known to approach the particularly tall people she meets.
Seeing the way God works through the different communities of faith ranging from Hindu and Buddhist to Catholic and Christianity leaves the Rev. Shon Peppers with a feeling of gratitude for the almighty.
Homeless and needy veterans will have the opportunity to receive vital supplies Saturday through several area veterans organizations.
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