Three Hall County schools have been placed on the state's list of 2013 alert schools. Alert schools are public schools that demonstrate poor numbers in one or more subgroups and include non-Title I schools. Lanier Charter Career Academy, White Sulphur Elementary School and Oakwood Elementary School are on the list, scheduled to be released today by the Georgia Department of Education. "We monitor our schools, so ... we had an inclination that we would have ...
Schools, colleges and prospective educators are looking ahead to potential changes in Georgia teacher certification.
On an average day, Georgia produces around 26 million pounds of chicken, according to the Georgia Poultry Federation.
One child was burned and a family displaced when fire destroyed a home at the 700 block of Banks Street in Gainesville early Saturday morning.
Keisha Morrow had never shot a gun in her life. "I just thought it would be something interesting that I never really thought about doing before," Morrow said. "I'm very nervous, but I'm sure I'll learn a lot." Morrow was one of 19 men and women gathered at the Gainesville Police Department's shooting range Saturday morning taking part in the department's inaugural citizens' pistol safety course. The hands-on live ...
Three local companies were recognized Thursday for their economic impact, corporate responsibility and workforce development at the annual Industry Appreciation awards.
Excitement is brewing as Red Elephant and Falcons fans gear up for tonight's regional championship game.
An individual's success has a lot to do with passion, hard work and being surrounded by the right kinds of people.
As a band instructor at Gainesville Middle School, Joey Forbes isn't too keen on surprise notes coming from his students' instruments.
What was meant as a way for Christal Presley to work through her experiences with post-traumatic stress disorder has turned into a book and a way to connect with others with similar stories.
A goal of the Gainesville school system is to have a personal tablet in the hands of each student, preferably within five years.
Nearly two months after the topic was broached, the Gainesville City Board of Education will not move forward on having long-range rifles in middle and high schools at the work session tonight.
Along with the usual exams, homework and standardized tests teachers and students go through on a regular basis, there now are five surveys in place in Georgia education.
Chestatee High School Senior Morgan Ivey bends over what looks like a remote control from the 1980s, intently attaching various parts to it. Every so often, she glances up at the computer screen her classmate is typing away on, putting code in to communicate with what she's creating.
It was all treats for children on the pediatric floor of Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Representatives from the Northeast Georgia Chapter of Quilts for Kids went from room to room Thursday, handing out handmade quilts to seven children. Chapter leader Betty Wright, along with volunteers Abit Massey and Ginny Stump, dressed in Halloween costumes and spent some time chatting with the children and their parents. The tiny patients then got to pick which quilt they ...
The Hall County School District is the fastest-growing in the country for public charter school students.
Both Hall County and Gainesville schools saw four-year graduation rates increase in 2013, continuing an upward trend from 2011.
The way the state rates schools will change somewhat this year, focusing more on student progress and less on one-time achievement.
Students across Hall County are learning how to code this week and, as a result, have made a little extra cash.
The future of a proposed large development remains uncertain until Hall County commissioners have a clearer understanding of how the wastewater will be handled.
Initial steps are being taken toward building a new correctional institute in Hall County.
Positions in manufacturing are consistent as the market grows, but employer demands seem to be outpacing employee skills.
Life as an American student is significantly different for French exchange student Arthur Schouteeten.
A revised set of design guidelines for Gainesville's historic districts separates residential-style buildings used as homes from those occupied by businesses.
A male victim has been flown to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after being run over by a vehicle.
A statewide video competition has inspired local high school students to share the message that when it comes to underage drinking, most people are just saying "no."
One week after the coldest Thanksgiving since the early 1900s, temperatures continue to break records - in the other extreme.
"Go Big Red!"
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.