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Internal restructuring paves way for Lanier Tech to add programs

It's been nearly a year since Ray Perren took the helm at Lanier Technical College this past April, with the months since spent to better get to know the faculty.

February 01, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


University of North Georgia part of plan to privatize dorms

With the public sector turning more and more to the private sector for certain jobs, the University System of Georgia is following suit with one of the biggest aspects of campus life.

February 01, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Chestatee neighborhood water main fixed overnight

A water main break in the Chestatee neighborhood Thursday evening, which led to the Hall County School District canceling Friday classes, has been resolved.

January 31, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Sliding into the Olympic spirit

Jonquavies Drinkard knows what's most important in winning.

January 31, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Bursting pipes keep Hall County Schools closed today

Hall County schools remain closed today due to a water main break in front of Chestatee High School, cutting off water to both the high school and Chestatee Middle School.

January 31, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


School officials faced uncertain forecast

Wintry weather and school buses on roads rarely mix, which is why both Will Schofield and Merrianne Dyer were on the edge of their seats Monday night.

January 29, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


West Hall Middle student wins spelling bee

It was a hard-fought battle, but seventh-grader Carolina Santiago emerged victorious, all thanks to being a good speller.

January 28, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


State tweaks health plan after outcry

Less than one month after the new state health benefits plan went into effect, the Department of Community Health has approved changes designed to ease financial burdens for state employees on it.

January 28, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Hall students will be in school 180 days next year

School will be fully back in session for students and teachers alike next year in Hall County.

January 27, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Proposed education spending adds to calendar year, but not much else

Under the proposed state budget, children may spend a full 180 days in public school and teachers 190.

January 26, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Renovations yet to begin at Amicalola, Unicoi

The expected and much-touted renovations have yet to happen at two Northeast Georgia state parks and lodges after a private company took over operations in 2012.

January 26, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


School scores delayed while state adjusts to changes

Georgia's grade in education for 2013 isn't in yet, but school systems are bracing for a big change from the 2012 scores.

January 25, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


North Hall principal Gheesling to retire

North Hall High School Principal Joe Gheesling said Friday he plans to retire at the end of this school year.

January 24, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Brenau considers Florida campus

Brenau University's ready to head south for winter.

January 24, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Livestock require more food, water in frigid temperatures

The best way to combat the freezing temperatures this winter? Eat like a cow.

January 24, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


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Articles By Author - Carly Sharec


In political advertising, there are few rules

With some hotly contested races in this year's election, including for the U.S. Senate and governor, the onslaught of political campaign advertising is just beginning.

April 14, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Plane forced to land on highway in Commerce

A plane en route to Gainesville had to make an emergency landing in Commerce Sunday after the pilot reported "intermittent engine and power failure."

April 14, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Deal signs criminal justice reform bill into law

One in three Georgia inmates will return to prison within three years of being placed on parole, but a new state law aims to reduce those numbers and help nonviolent offenders get back to work.

April 14, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Gas station on McEver Road robbed Sunday

Deputies were called to the scene of a gas station robbery Sunday afternoon.

April 14, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Women’s careers change slowly

Women have made strides in many career areas, but it's still tough to break into some, including science, technology, engineering and math.

April 12, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


School resource officers brush up on safety protocol

When the kids are away, school resource officers get in their training.

April 12, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Georgia leads country in growth of women-owned businesses

There's no one road for a woman to take when it comes to owning and operating her own business.

April 11, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


UNG-Gainesville project brings students, seniors together

It may seem an odd pairing: College students, from the nearby University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, showing older adults at the Senior Life Center how to bowl digitally.

April 10, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Virtual education offers options for students, parents

Customized, personalized education was the common theme as parents gathered to learn more about an online learning option for their children.

April 09, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Student, golfer Smith dies at 17

Averi Smith's motto was "No tears, all smiles."

April 08, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


University’s 3-D printer helps children with disabilities

Nicolas Holbert rode Chaco around the stable enclosure, circle after circle, as physical therapy students held onto him on each side to keep his head stable.

April 08, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Showers kick off the week

An umbrella is needed for the first three days of the week, but sun and warm temperatures should return in time for the weekend.

April 06, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


The changing face of Brenau: University to celebrate 135 years with new buildings

Brenau University President Ed Schrader is marking off the days until the end of the school year.

April 06, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


2014 Masters in Teaching

On Tuesday, the sixth annual Masters in Teaching program at Featherbone Communiversity honored nine local

April 05, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Ga. on track for new school tests next year

Nine months after dropping out of a national testing consortium, Georgia is still considering testing options for the next school year.

April 05, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


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