Christie Lee | Lanier Technical College Going from the professional world to the educational realm was the best move for Christie Lee. The 12-year teaching veteran of Lanier Tech actually was an employee of the college before applying for an open teaching position. "I guess I just always knew I wanted to teach," she said. Why did you choose teaching? "... I didn't really know that I wanted to teach at the collegiate level ...
One out of every 3 homeless people in the United States is under the age of 18, totaling about 1.7 million, according to dosomething.org.
Georgia's job market has received a boost of confidence in recent months. Since March of last year, Georgia's employment numbers have grown about 1 percent, totaling about 35,600 jobs. But more good news is on the way. An additional 3,900 jobs are slated to come by 2020 at three locations in East Georgia. Thursday, Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Baxter International, a global health care company that posted $13.9 billion in sales last year, will ...
A draft mission statement and proposed names have been released for the university to be formed by the consolidation of Gainesville State College and North Georgia College & State University.
Randy Pierce, past president of Georgia Highlands College, was named Wednesday as interim president for Gainesville State College.
Students from North Hall High School are trying to give the homeless youth in the area, and abroad, some hope.
The Rattlers were out at Gainesville High School on Tuesday afternoon as two students were offered presidential scholarships to Florida A&M University - by the president of the university.
Hall County will be well represented as students from all over the world converge on Iowa State University's campus for the final stage of an international competition.
The class of 2012 at Gainesville High School could walk across the stage with lessened graduation requirements than its predecessors.
One of the nation's most recognizable animals has made a home on Lake Lanier for the first time.
The age of Adequate Yearly Progress may be over, but the entire system is not yet a fossil. Elementary and middle school students, for at least the next few years, will have to continue to take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test. Under the new accountability system, the College and Career Ready Performance Index, the test will still weigh on the overall score of each school. The question is how much. In the time of AYP, the ...
Last year, Georgia's pre-kindergarten program enrolled more than 80,000 4-year-olds statewide.
Teens throughout the county are getting a heavy dose of reality leading into prom season. And the Hall County Sheriff's Office, along with other emergency response agencies, is dishing it out. On Monday, the Sheriff's Office began its annual "Fatal Vision" program at the area's high schools. The program's goal is to inform students of the dangers of impaired driving, including drunken driving. But this is no ordinary lecture. Students pack school stadiums and parking ...
The field house at City Park Stadium is starting to take shape and, according to project leaders, should be ready before the end of the summer.
In a couple of weeks, Hall County Schools will be rolling out some green school buses amid its fleet of bright yellow vehicles.