Imani Gardner is inspired. Gardner, a 15-year-old Gainesville High School student, is one of 23 Hall County teenagers participating in the state Department of Labor's Green Corps program this summer. She's getting paid to learn about "green" jobs and work with various environmentally focused community projects. And she's taking what she's learned beyond the six-week program. "Me and my mom talked last night about making our own garden," Gardner said, reflecting on the herbs she ...
Every morning, Jeré McMahan wakes up, opens her sliding doors and lets her small pets run around in her yard.
It's every woman's perfect day. The dress, the ring, the flowers, the venue, everything must be in place. But for the guests attending wedding after wedding throughout the month of June, the prospect of a sweet treat after the ceremony is often just what they need to make it through the event. And brides are delivering, with wedding cakes getting more and more elaborate, imaginative and original. Gainesville resident Rachel Bembry, who recently was married ...
They've been waiting for weeks, struggling to get the proper officials' attention.
A former city manager and Air Force major will be honored Tuesday evening at Gardens on Green as friends gather for a memorial ceremony.
Like it or not, change is coming. No matter what voters decide this election season, a majority of the statewide seats on the ballot this year won't have the same people returning to office. Of the 10 statewide offices on the ballot for the July 20 primary, only two - lieutenant governor and U.S. senator - have incumbents seeking re-election. That does not include the secretary of state race, in which Brian Kemp is seeking ...
Melanie Valencia was eager to find her classmates Friday night as she watched her dad and younger sister toss a Frisbee at the Gainesville State College Alumni Starlight Concert and Fireworks Show.
After distributing more than 1 million pounds of food across five counties, one local food bank is ready to keep growing - they just need to find the right space.
After surgeries Thursday morning, the Gainesville couple injured in a crash that demolished the front of their church's van Wednesday afternoon in Kentucky are on the way to recovery.
A Gainesville church's mission trip took a terrifying turn Wednesday afternoon when the group's van crashed on Highway 92 East in Kentucky, leaving two adult leaders and three teenagers injured - but their mission wasn't interrupted for long.
Shots from a gun salute pierced the air as a grieving crowd gathered in front of a flag-covered casket.
"Whoa!" "How'd he do that?" "No way!" The shouts of more than 100 children at the Blackshear Place Library rang out as magician Keith Karnok pulled colored balls from behind handkerchiefs and made "Wally the Wand" grow to twice his size. Karnok, a University of Georgia agriculture professor and part-time magician, dazzled kids with his tricks as he kicked off the children's summer programming for the Hall County Library System Tuesday afternoon. "Magic and puppets ...
Alex Little won't stop fueling up at his local BP station any time soon, despite the oil spill plaguing the Gulf of Mexico, and according to convenience store officials, he's making the right decision.
A Gainesville company is one step closer to tackling the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but it isn't there quite yet.