When it comes to living in the Governor's Mansion, the biggest adjustment so far has been laundry, First Lady Sandra Deal told visiting Hall County students Thursday.
Students have taken aim at a new sport at Wauka Mountain Multiple Intelligences Academy and recently earned state recognition.
How does it feel to kiss a pig in front of an entire school? "Not good," Centennial Arts Academy Principal Charlene Williams said. "I am not an animal person." Williams and Assistant Principal Leslie Frierson promised to kiss the pig if students collected $50,000 for the school. The kids spent two weeks racking up the pledges for a Boosterthon Fun Run, which is organized by a school fundraising company that boosts participation and shares in ...
A Hall County bus driver was found parked on the side of Interstate 985 and taken to the hospital this afternoon.
The Georgia Board of Education will once again allow school districts to decide how large class sizes should be next school year, but Gainesville and Hall school officials believe that will have little local impact.
Teachers at Friendship Elementary are replacing classroom chairs with exercise balls as part of a new wellness program.
Valentine's Day, the holiday of love, has arrived, and cupid is not sparing young hearts in Gainesville.
Gainesville school leaders will travel to a national conference this week to discuss how schools and unions can work together to advance student achievement.
Jamie Bennett is already ahead of many teens when it comes to college readiness. A senior, Bennett has enrolled in eight advanced placement courses during his time at Flowery Branch High School. "It really challenges and pushes you," he said. "It also helps with your study skills and your ability to take different kinds of tests." Bennett is part of a growing number of students in the area who are taking part in AP courses, ...
School leaders are hoping to ease confusion about renewing a sales tax for education as early voters head to the ballot box this month.
Students across the state had to take cover Wednesday morning. At 9 a.m., schools' severe weather sirens blared as part of the National Weather Service's annual tornado warning drill. Children sat against the hallway walls and covered their heads with their hands at Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School, just as they would if an actual warning was issued. "Tornados are real to this area," said William Campbell, principal of the school. "We would be ...
Teens shared powerful stories of perseverance Tuesday as they competed for the Youth of the Year title for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County.
The Gainesville City Schools board discussed ways to handle personnel issues and collect more input from the community, among other topics, during a two-hour retreat Tuesday.
Early voting for the March 15 special purpose local option sales tax begins today and will continue to March 11.
A suspect was charged Monday in connection with the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Cleveland man over the weekend.