Li Cohen used to hate science. But this summer the White County High School student will be spending a month researching the environmental effects a local dump has on the marine wildlife there. "It used to be my worst subject," Cohen said. But when she took a semester of zoology, she realized that's the field she wants to work in. "Being on the water, it feels more at home to me, and quite frankly I ...
Four children sat in a boat on their school's gym floor Thursday as Department of Natural Resources officers shook it and a crowd of their classmates loudly counted down.
School leaders said they are glad more factors are being considered in rating schools, but the scores released Tuesday still don't paint an accurate picture of what's going on in schools with high numbers of students learning the English language.
When the new teacher evaluation system first rolled out, there was a lot of apprehension as state leaders talked about tying the evaluations to how teachers are paid.
Gus Sialmas said his family has been in the restaurant business a long time. From the 1950s and '60s in Greece to the '90s in South Carolina and now to a new opening in Gainesville.\
The Guest House may be without a hobby shop, but it won't be for long. Two separate companies stepped forward after hearing last week that the nonprofit adult care center had to leave its outbuilding behind after moving to a new location on Oak Street in Gainesville. Dana Chapman, executive director of the organization, said Georgia Power and Padgham Fine Custom Homes volunteered to build a new shop, where Guest House clients can participate in ...
Two Johnson High School seniors were arrested Monday after authorities say one of them brought a BB gun to school and another student was accidentally shot in the back of the head.
For those working in the Hall County court system, some cases really can stick with them, especially those involving young victims.
Emotions are high in an ongoing dispute between The Guest House, a nonprofit adult day care facility, and the Gainesville Housing Authority, which owns the property where the nonprofit has been housed since the 1980s.
In the moments after the blast, everyone responded. People knelt to apply pressure to others' wounds. They jerked the dress belts from their pants to use as tourniquets. Allan Panter of Gainesville was about 30 feet from the explosion Monday at the Boston Marathon, waiting for his wife Theresa to cross the finish line. "When it goes off, it's so loud. And the smoke and stuff - you kind of throw your shoulder up like ...
For those who love to hike, they may think more about the trees and wildlife than the trail itself. But a group of young people visiting Gainesville is getting a newfound respect for the trail.
Wendy Clements wasn't with her friend Theresa Panter this time around. The two ran the Boston Marathon together in 2007; well, Panter finished well ahead of her, but they started together, Clements joked. The two have run numerous marathons together, and Clements said she has known Panter "umpteen" years. But Tuesday evening, Panter was on a plane back from Boston after a whirlwind of media interviews, and Clements was running a 5-kilometer road race in ...
A man was flown to an Atlanta hospital Tuesday afternoon after he fell 40 feet down a well in northwestern Hall County.
A tornado that hit near the Hall-Lumpkin county line Thursday night downed trees across the area and damaged multiple homes.
A Gainesville man was arrested on state conspiracy and money laundering charges after federal authorities say they found more than $636,000 in the vehicle he was driving Tuesday near Mobile, Ala.