Schools across Georgia may be asking for extra credit when the state releases their annual scores in the coming weeks.
Hugs, tears and laughter were shared Sunday as a community gathered to mourn the loss of two Dawson County men whose bodies were found a little over a week after they had first been reported missing.
Four years ago, Jeremy Sharp's friend died from a drug overdose while the people around him would not call 911 for fear they would get themselves in legal trouble.
As teaching candidates prepare for extra challenges on the way to earning certification, college leaders welcome the assessment but worry it may become a roadblock.
When teachers Jennifer Ezell and Michelle Cantrell recently toured elementary schools locally and around the state, they were impressed with front entrances.
A partnership between Gainesville City Schools and Lanier Technical College has the double benefit of bringing more adult education classes to Gainesville, as well as an option for high school students who want to get a jump-start on their college education.
Hall County Board of Education Post 2 member Brian Sloan announced Thursday his intention to run again for the position.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is not guilty of any "prosecutable" violations of open meetings laws related to how it manages its agenda, the state attorney general's office said after an investigation last month.
Drainage issues continue to plague the Gainesville High gym, but fixes being made over the next few weeks should prevent any future flooding problems.
Fair Street School has been open since October, but it looked like school officials were still moving in Wednesday as the media center stood nearly empty.
Georgia now has more than $50 million in the bank to promote and increase early childhood learning opportunities, with an overall goal of better preparing children for later academic success.
South Hall businessman and Republican Mark Pettitt announced Wednesday he plans to seek the Post 2 seat on the Hall County Board of Education, currently held by Brian Sloan.
An acre of property on Lanier Avenue in Gainesville is now residential-office, as opposed to strictly residential.
One week ago, Mike Banks and Georgia Mountain Food Bank Executive Director Kay Blackstock were already preparing for the 2014 Empty Bowl Lunch for the nonprofit.
A jury has been selected in the case of two North Georgia men facing federal charges in what prosecutors call a terror plot in which the men targeted U.S. cities and officials by conspiring and attempting to make the toxin ricin.
Flowery Branch city leaders are considering amending an existing ordinance to more clearly specify tree usage in subdivisions.
Area residents don't have too much longer to wait for the opening of a long-anticipated South Hall park.
Two new members will join the Flowery Branch City Council as of June.
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