As Georgia schools continue to "race to the top" by pushing academic rigor, the state board of education hopes to score some money in return.
Five Hall County students will take $1,500 with them to college this fall as Byrd scholars.
A water main break in Hoschton on Monday evening left one city subdivision without water and forced a boil water advisory to be issued through today.
Blame it on the rain, but few fatal incidents were reported on Georgia's lakes during the unofficial start to summer.
For the first time, Flowery Branch resident Marc Jones discovered the meaning of Memorial Day.
The city of Gainesville will offer its residents three opportunities to share their thoughts on a proposed tax increase, starting at 6 p.m. today at the Georgia Mountains Center.
As the Memorial Day weekend typically brings on summer's heat, the Gainesville-Hall County Senior Life Center is starting a program to cool seniors down.
An 88 percent graduation rate is nothing to scoff at. Still, Forsyth County Schools can improve, say system and community officials.
The manufacture of fake identity cards for illegal immigrants is big business, but it just got a lot tougher.
Thanks to summer thunderstorms, Gainesville's annual Memorial Day parade was a wash Monday.
As long as there have been cars, there have been car break-ins.
For some, history is something learned from textbooks or college lectures. But then there's the history learned from those who lived it.
Traveling in and around downtown Gainesville today?
Gainesville's Mack Abbott witnessed a history-changing event as it flashed by the window of his Marine Corps barracks on Dec. 7, 1941, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
The crowds came despite the clouds.
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Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson's planned appearance at a Gainesville church Sunday is stirring the area's GOP base.
Gainesville Councilwoman Ruth Bruner has seen a number of changes in her 12 years representing Ward 5.
Five of the nicest, hand-built playhouses will soon be up for raffle, thanks to the hard work of some local high school students.
A program that helps low-income, elderly and disabled families pay their heating bills during the cold winter months will start a month late this year ...
A Gainesville woman whom Superior Court Judge Jason Deal called "a plague upon our society" was convicted of murder Thursday and sentenced to life in ...
Wading in a creek to measure oxygen levels and temperatures isn't your average high school assignment.
Authorities are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the shooting death of a ...
Gainesville Police responded Wednesday afternoon to a report of a person robbed in the parking lot of a liquor store on Athens Street.
A brick home near South Enota Drive in Gainesville was severely damaged Thursday morning after a car drove through an intersection and smashed into the ...
A jury in Superior Court Judge Jason Deal's courtroom will return at 9 a.m. today to deliberate on the March 15 death of ...
Prayers were answered for zookeepers at North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland on Wednesday afternoon.
It came as a shock to local officials when Gainesville Councilman Bob Hamrick announced this summer that he would not seek re-election in November because ...
Hundreds of students from Georgia, Texas, Ohio and Tennessee will flock to Brenau University this weekend for a competition of wits, logic and collaboration.
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