When teachers at Friendship Elementary School were summoned to a surprise staff meeting in the Buford school's gym, they were not sure what they might be getting themselves into.
In the still of the night, Anthony Davis often finds himself staring at the ceiling of his family's temporary apartment at the Salvation Army in Gainesville.
The North Hall Community Education Foundation has scheduled an event Thursday featuring syndicated parenting columnist John Rosemond.
The 1-year-old Gainesville CareHere clinic open to city employees and their families has been successful in improving employee health while reducing medical costs, according to city administrators.
Local educators say they cautiously support Gov. Sonny Perdue's proposal to pay teachers based on student performance rather than teachers' levels of education.
One of 10 American adults is looking for work. But if you are among the unemployed, it's easy to feel like you are all alone.
As enrollment continues to swell and state budget cuts loom, Gainesville State College is paving the way for nearly a dozen more bachelor's degree programs.
Two people died Friday in a car wreck on North Oak Grove Road in Lumpkin County, Georgia State Patrol Corporal Anthony Coleman said.
If your new year's resolution is to partake in a triathlon, the ultimate test of athletic endurance, you may find you are in good company in Gainesville.
Hall County Schools Superintendent Will Schofield will continue to lead the school district for another three years.
Hall County elementary and middle school students will take the state standardized test one week earlier than initially planned, but district leaders say the shift will not greatly affect students and teachers.
Parents of charter school students are enjoying newfound democracy in school-level governance councils where their thoughts on school budgets, personnel and student achievement can be put into action.
Several local schools made the Governor's Office of Student Achievement's outstanding achievement list that recognizes 327 schools.
The Youth-at-Risk Conference recognized Gainesville Exploration Academy as a runner-up for its list of High-Flying Schools.
Yes, the United States has an Olympic bobsled team.