The University of North Georgia did not waste much time in celebrating its final approval, as a rolling tour of university dignitaries hit the road to each of the institution's four campuses.
A group headed by a former state lawmaker is attempting to rally charter school systems throughout the state to band together under one flag to share ideas and petition legislators.
It's finally official. For months, officials from North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College have been working to consolidate the two institutions per the directive of the University System of Georgia. Tuesday morning, the Board of Regents gave its final approval for the University of North Georgia, which will span four campuses in Dahlonega, Gainesville, Cumming and Oconee. The approval, officials said, allows the institution to start implementing details of the consolidation, ...
The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education will be under new leadership to start 2013. During Monday's meeting, it was announced that Maria Calkins will now serve as the chairwoman, replacing longtime board member Willie Mitchell. "I'm excited because I have three children in the schools, so I'm a huge believer in our public school system and our obligation with every single child," Calkins said. Mitchell, who has been on the board since 1990, will ...
On Monday, students will again fill the campuses at North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, and faculty will again open their office doors and take to the white board for another semester.
On Thursday, Hall County drug enforcement officials made their first arrest of a local retailer illegally selling synthetic marijuana since Georgia banned all forms of the substance last March.
More than 100 people, including the state's governor, helped officially welcome the Georgia State Patrol's aviation division to its new home Friday at Gainesville's Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport.
The retirement paperwork for more than two dozen employees of local school systems was processed in December, nearly nine months after it was announced that waiting until the end of the school year could cost retirees serious money.
No one was seriously injured Thursday afternoon after a wreck between a tractor-trailer and a school bus, officials said.
Wednesday marked the first day back in school for Hall County students after news of the Connecticut school shooting that claimed the lives of 26 students and school staff spread throughout the nation and world.
For the third year in a row, North Georgia College & State University has been named to Kiplinger's Personal Finance's list of 100 best values in public colleges in the nation.
Leaders in Washington agreed late Monday to an extension through September of the 2008 farm bill, a move that could end talk of doubling milk prices.
Travelers wandering west on Dawsonville Highway out of downtown Gainesville traverse the winding road that connects Hall County's seat to its neighboring Dawsonville, passing old country stores and newly built gas stations alike.
For more than three decades, the Georgia Mountains Center has played host to job fairs, gun shows, concerts, graduations and even a wrestling match or two.
Come Tuesday, grocery bills could be higher with a potential hike in milk prices looming. On Jan. 1, diary price supports will expire if Congress does not pass a new farm bill or extend the current one. If Congress fails to do so, which it could attach to any "fiscal cliff" legislation to renew tax cuts, the Agriculture Act of 1949 would again become legally effective. "Basically, there's something to talk about with a farm ...