It's just another day at the office for paralegal Maria Quiroz. Bright and personable, Quiroz works in the Gainesville-based Kennedy Holden Law Firm, which deals extensively in immigration cases. It's a good fit for Quiroz, who went through the firm for her own immigration case. She is one of the thousands of Hispanic immigrants affected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a plan implemented by President Barack Obama in 2012 to grant temporary amnesty ...
It was time for one more graduation Friday morning, recognizing young students who have spent their summer in a classroom setting to remain at grade level in their subjects.
With the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., still a raw memory, the topic of school safety remains timely, particularly as the new school year approaches.
Lanier Technical College is the first technical college in the state to offer an apprenticeship program to its students.
Federal regulators are considering new safety standards and technologies for school buses, while locally all motorists are being urged to practice caution on the roads throughout the upcoming school year.
Georgia leaders announced Monday the state will develop its own assessments for the Common Core standards, opting out of a national consortium in the process of creating those tests.
An action committee will study Hall County Schools' social studies curriculum, as approved by the Board of Education at its Monday meeting.
Families who need extra assistance in securing school supplies and other necessities have two options for relief this week.
What started as an alternative high school choice for the Gainesville school system now presents a number of options for students who, for whatever reason, don't quite fit in with the traditional high school setting.
Republicans took the first step Friday in replacing the No Child Left Behind Act, with the House of Representatives voting for the proposed Student Success Act.
The Hall County and Gainesville school systems have opted out of a federal meal program intended to provide easier access to free or reduced-price meals for K-12 students.
A Gainesville nonprofit was recently the target of a copper theft, with at least $8,000 worth of the material taken from piping at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center.
The Gainesville City Board of Education will hold two focus groups for input on the superintendent search.
The sounds of Chinese, Russian and Arabic mingle as college students converse throughout the day.
The time-intensive work is complete, and the final construction of the North Hall High School STEM facility should go quickly and be done by the beginning of the school year.
Two male juveniles were arrested Wednesday in connection with a threatening note found in a Gainesville High School boys restroom.
Construction is continuing on schedule for Hall County's two new fire stations, though the recent rainy weather is slowing things down just a tad.
Middle and high school girls heard a special presentation Wednesday about the importance of self-respect and setting goals.
Brenau University President Ed Schrader stood among the construction of the Brenau Downtown Center as workers continued to place the final touches of a renovation that's been nearly nine months in the making.
Classes will continue as normal at Gainesville High School today, though with ramped-up security following a threatening note found Tuesday afternoon.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
An expected change to the way the state funds public libraries could mean less money overall for the Hall County Library System.
A local school has seen improvements in standardized test scores after implementing what's been a controversial grading method in other parts of the country.
East Hall and North Hall high schools will soon be home to brand-new facilities for their fine arts departments, including their respective theater programs.
If you're looking for a way to work off that holiday turkey and extra helpings of mashed potatoes, lace up those walking shoes and head to North Hall Middle School.
Thanksgiving is often portrayed as when families sit down to painstakingly crafted homemade meals, but that's not the reality for many who may have to work or are unable to visit family.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
There's no need to drive to Atlanta or another major city to view dinosaur fossils; the Mesozoic Era is officially here in Hall County.