Nearly 40 teaching positions could be cut from the Hall County school system next year, Superintendent William Schofield announced Monday.
In the process of renovating a downtown building, developer Milt Robson has uncovered a surprising piece of Gainesville's history.
Murky details have been pieced together but David Sloan's family may never know exactly what caused the car accident.
From his desk at the Action Ministries-Gainesville office, Steve Napier sees the perils of poverty first hand as clients come in struggling to pay their rent or keep the electricity on.
A burn ban goes into effect Sunday as a precautionary measure to reduce ozone pollutants. Hall County Fire Marshall Scott Cagle said his department will start enforcing the Georgia Environmental Protection Division's restriction today, issuing citations to anyone burning to remove brush or clear property. The ban will continue through Sept. 30. Cagle said the restriction has been in place for about a decade, so serious violations are rare. "For the most part people are ...
Gainesville's ZF Group was honored Thursday as one of Georgia's manufacturers of the year for what many say is the company's spirit of continual innovation.
Steve Napier has noticed a trend in the clientele he serves as program director at the nonprofit Action Ministries-Gainesville. More and more of their problems stem back to one issue - mismanagement of money.
They went back and forth for eight rounds, sending words across the stage. In the end, it was a tricky "y" disguised as a vowel that spelled the end for one team.
A local children's book author is marking the anniversary of Gainesville's deadly 1936 tornado with her own memorial - a book that will teach kids about the historical event.
Kyle Redmond understands the job hunt and has refined the process to a finely tuned dance. There's the online application, the first contact. A week later, he drops a cover letter and resume in the mail, the bait he'll follow up on in a few days with a phone call. The 18-year-old is patient, persistent and professional, and he understands the fine line between looking determined or desperate to a potential employer. But none of ...
When the earthquake hit Japan, Masayo Ogawa went to work sewing small flowers in the living room of her Gainesville home and then setting them out near a donation box at her church.
A Dawsonville woman is altering her plans for a moonshine distillery so she can get the idea off the ground more quickly.
Jim Hartzfeld was talking about sustainability when the term didn't exist. When the carpet production company he worked for announced it was embarking on a revolutionary green initiative in 1994, everyone said it was an insane idea. "We turned our heads toward this idea of sustainability but not in response to environmentalists, not in response to government regulations, not in response to pickets at our shareholders meetings," Hartzfeld said to a group of business leaders ...
Riverbend Elementary School is taking applications for a progressive program that will be the first of its kind in Hall County.
For Earth Day this year, a group of local people wants to show businesses how being green can actually be good for a bottom line.