Gainesville officials are trying to decide how best to clean up some downtown graffiti. A little makeup remover might just do the trick.
The annual Get Fit Stay Fit 5k Corporate Challenge, taking place Thursday, is about living healthy. But for some, it's also about competition.
When Crystal Beach came to Lakeview Academy two years ago, the students hopped online and tried to dig up her history on Google.
Lee Mullins' tax refund totaled nearly $8,000 this year. But he never saw a penny of it. It went straight to paying off a federally subsidized student loan, a debt the Gainesville man has been struggling to pay off during the recession. Thirty percent of Americans will use their tax returns to pay off debts this year, according to credit and information management company TransUnion. Of the 216 people who received free tax return services ...
Archaic electronics will go to good use today at a community recycling event. Keep Hall Beautiful is hosting the Great American Cleanup today at the Oakwood City Hall, where volunteers will be on hand to take old computers, televisions, printers and similar items. "The people really don't even have to get out of their cars with the electronic recycling," said Keep Hall Beautiful's Executive Director Cindy Reed. "They pull up. We unload the car for ...
Americans get a few extra days to file their tax returns this year, but apparently, most people don't need it.
They came armed with songs, skits and some serious language skills. Students from 11 area high schools descended Thursday on North Georgia College & State University to take part in the 36th annual Foreign Language Day and to compete for the coveted Language Bowl. Chinese, French, Spanish and German could be heard throughout the hallways of Memorial Hall as groups rehearsed lines and practiced skits. Some 300 students sat in the audience to watch the ...
Hall County School's extended days have also affected the activities on the outskirts of instruction time such as transportation and sports practices.
While some worried Hall County's extended school days would lead to lots of tired and crabby kids, administrators say the change is having the opposite effect.
A historic week came to a close Tuesday night as survivors of the 1936 tornado once again shared their memories of that fateful April morning when Gainesville fell to ruins.
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank received an early Easter basket Tuesday when 54,000 eggs showed up at its loading dock.
State School Superintendent John Barge spoke candidly with the kids at Lula Elementary School Monday as he presented the students and staff their 2010 Georgia School of Excellence award.
It's rare Masayo Ogawa's gets any phone calls before 7 a.m. But as she drove to work on the morning of March 11, her phone was ringing off the hook.
State Democrats are rallying behind a plan that would give certain HOPE scholars a grace period on this fall's funding cuts.
Organizers of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Red Carpet Tour said the event had a distinctly optimistic edge this year. The industry recruitment program has been around for more than half a century.