Lanier Technical College President Mike Moye will leave behind an eight-year legacy leading a college he helped grow into one of the state's strongest technical institutes. The outgoing president will take the reigns as Central Georgia Technical College President in Macon, the second-largest technical college in the state.
It may have been a simple packing technique that caused two Gainesville schools to join the list of hundreds of state schools under suspicion for possible cheating on standardized tests last year, Gainesville schools Superintendent Merrianne Dyer said.
In times when some Hall County schools have had trouble just keeping office supplies in stock, West Hall Middle School decided not to go down without a fight - or at least a wrestling match.
There were no referees, scoreboards or coaches to call out plays, but the competition to become the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County's Youth of the Year still was pretty stiff.
Only one Gainesville city school is under investigation after a state review of standardized test score data flagged 20 percent of Georgia elementary and middle schools for possible cheating last year.
A state review of standardized test score data has found that 20 percent of Georgia elementary and middle schools had possible cheating on the exams last year.
History books remember Gen. Walter Bedell Smith as one of then-Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's fiercest chiefs of staff during World War II.
The Hall County Board of Education approved April 2 as a half furlough day at its work session Monday.
Everyone wants to be an energy star. So is the case at Gainesville city schools, where teachers and students vie each week for the coveted stickers that separate the energy-saving "stars" from those whose less than stellar conservation merits the single word, "Oops." The stickers are doled out by Assistant Superintendent David Shumake following weekly energy audits. In his dual role as energy manager for the school system, Shumake walks school halls ...
Local education leaders are bristling at the latest attempt by state legislators to reform school boards and give the governor power to remove underperforming board members.
The developer facing foreclosure on three Reunion subdivision homes in South Hall said he plans to settle his multi-million dollar loan dispute before his property is auctioned off.
Lanier Tech President Mike Moye will leave his post of eight years this month to become president of Central Georgia Technical College in Macon.
As first lady Michelle Obama gears up this week to launch her campaign against childhood obesity, Hall County leaders already have begun tackling the problem in the place some say matters most - schools.