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Gainesville schools' gun plan tabled until October

A proposal to keep one rifle each at three Gainesville schools will cost approximately $6,000, a number to be evenly split between the Gainesville City School System and the Gainesville Police Department.

September 04, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


New security system tracks registered sex offenders

Since Hall County schools have implemented a new security system, seven registered sex offenders have been detected on various campuses.

September 04, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


Gainesville board discusses putting guns in schools

The Gainesville City school system is considering placing guns inside three of its schools.

September 03, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


One little dog makes a world of difference in special education class

Despite being a Lhasa apso, Gracie could be the most popular student in Carrie Curran's special education class at Johnson High School.

September 03, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


Mercer qualifies for Gainesville school board seat

Gainesville native and resident Brett Mercer has qualified for the Ward 1 position of the Gainesville City Board of Education, effectively replacing former member David Syfan, who has chosen not to run this year.

September 01, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


Hall’s cost per student 2nd lowest for its size

Compared to Georgia districts with a similar amount of students, Hall County Schools has the second-lowest spent per student, but school leaders say multiple factors affect how much is spent.

September 01, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


Parents anxious to opt out of school tests

At Monday's meeting of the Hall County Board of Education, Superintendent Will Schofield advised board members that schools have been receiving calls about preventing their children from taking standardized tests.

September 01, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


Wood’s Mill Middle splashes into community service project

The students of the newly formed Wood's Mill Middle School are already making quite the splash in the inaugural school year.

August 30, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


Football fans ready for kickoff

It's game day.

August 30, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


Schofield emphasizes innovation, parental involvement in education

Innovation is key in education today, and in looking at how education will evolve in the days to come.

August 30, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


Study says No Child Left Behind waivers hurt students

Millions of at-risk students could fall through the cracks as the Education Department gives states permission to ignore parts of No Child Left Behind, according to a study released Tuesday.

August 28, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


Civil rights forum points to education as the answer

Education is the key to improving equality and decreasing divides within communities.

August 28, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


Civil rights movement is example for other marginalized groups to follow

It has been 50 years since Americans sought equality between both black and white Americans, and while parts of the dream have been realized, the civil rights movement continues.

August 27, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


Boys & Girls Clubs’ Success Academy pilot program to kick off in Gainesville schools

For years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County has provided a safe place and educational programs for students to retreat to after school.

August 27, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


Hall Board of Education approves school sites as options for South Hall sheriff precinct

The Hall County Board of Education considered options for allowing the Hall County Sheriff's Office to use a school site for a South Hall precinct.

August 26, 2013 | Carly Sharec | Local


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Articles By Author - Carly Sharec


AirLife called for one patient in wreck

Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle confirmed that Air Life air ambulance had been called for one patient in a Sunday morning accident at Browns Bridge Road and Watson Circle. Five patients in total were being evaluated at the scene, Cagle said.

May 24, 2015 | Carly Sharec | Local


6 seek seats in Flowery Branch special election

After two vacated their positions on the Flowery Branch City Council earlier this year, six residents have thrown their hats in the ring for the Posts 1 and 5 positions.

May 23, 2015 | Carly Sharec | Local


Flowery Branch moves forward on plans for new city hall

With Flowery Branch Mayor Mike Miller calling it the "second most important date" the city has had after becoming home base for the Atlanta Falcons, council members approved the very first steps of developing a new city hall location.

May 19, 2015 | Carly Sharec | Local


Oakwood city manager at top of field

Colleagues, friends and family members of Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown gathered on May 11 to recognize him for being named as one of 2015's top 10 public works leaders by the American Public Works Association.

May 18, 2015 | Carly Sharec | Local


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