There were concerns coming into this year that sales tax revenues for the Gainesville and Hall County school systems would go down.
University of North Georgia students will soon get a more personalized learning experience in reading and English classes, thanks to a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
A 50-year-old Oakwood man died Friday afternoon from injuries in an apparent tractor accident.
Gainesville High School's gymnasium sustained damage when a rainstorm led to water from a neighboring property flowing into the building.
Bobby Gruhn Field may be turned over to the Atlanta Falcons Friday for their preseason scrimmage, but Gainesville students will have their own mark on the event.
Georgia could lose out on $9.9 million in Race to the Top grant money if it doesn't implement merit-based pay for teachers by September 2015.
With tight budgets and student numbers slowly ticking upward, classroom sizes have increased incrementally over the years.
In a letter addressed to Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Education said it intends to withhold $9.9 million in Race to the Top grant funding from the state.
Textbooks can be an expensive, large chunk of school budgets.
They deserve a hero's welcome, but all too often returning veterans barely register to their fellow Americans as people who need help.
Gone are the days of trudging to school in the snow, uphill both ways, perilously carrying a stack of heavy textbooks.
It's just another day at the office for paralegal Maria Quiroz.
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.
A new City Hall and road improvements are among potential projects that could be completed in Flowery Branch pending approval of a countywide sales tax.
Rainy conditions weren't enough to dampen the spirits of Flowery Branch residents who turned out by the hundreds on Saturday for the city's fifth annual Christmas celebration.
The fee for Flowery Branch businesses to sell distilled spirits has been lowered after local restaurant owners complained the original rates were too high.
Flowery Branch High School has returned to normal after a brief scare Tuesday morning involving a note containing a powdery substance.
A potential change to the city of Flowery Branch's alcohol ordinance would allow for the bottling of distilled spirits - but not actual liquor production.
Christmas is even bigger and better this year, thanks to Flowery Branch and its dedicated elves.
An awning at a vacant gas station in Flowery Branch was knocked over by a tractor-trailer, not by high winds or rain as originally thought.
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