OAKWOOD - Jones Elementary School fifth-grader Parker Ramey won the Hall County School System spelling bee Monday morning at West Hall Middle School. Parker, 10, is the son of Hank and Casey Ramey. Hank Ramey is principal at Jones.
The latest map for the proposed route of the Sardis Road Connector is now available on the Hall County government Web site. Although the map is not a document of the final route for the Sardis Road Connector construction, it is the route the county is pursuing right now, said Jody Woodall, road projects manager for Hall County.
Westminster Christian School has named a new headmaster to begin work July 1.
GAINESVILLE - A Thursday deadline is set to nominate students considered deserving to be honored in the Grady Young Foundation's Fifth Annual Memorial Weekend Youth Recognition Banquet on March 15.
GAINESVILLE - Law enforcement officials have released the name of a Gainesville man who was involved in a two-hour standoff with police after threatening to shoot himself. Matthew Christopher White, 23, of Gainesville was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment late Saturday after threatening to commit suicide in his room at the Ramada Limited on Jesse Jewell Parkway. Gainesville police arrived at the Ramada Limited ...
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Jeff Parks was 5 years old when he first met the Rev. Gerald Jordan at Calvary Temple Assembly of God. Thirty-four years later, Parks attended Jordan's retirement party Sunday, which celebrated Jordan's 50 years of Christian ministry. Parks was one of more than 200 people who showed up to honor Jordan. Members of many local Assembly of God churches attended the event and credited Jordan with helping the denomination open ...
After three years of dating, Clay Carlyle got down on bended knee, looked deep into girlfriend Jennifer Reece's eyes and asked for her hand in marriage.
A fund is being set up at the University of Georgia in memory of Meredith Emerson, the 24-year-old hiker who disappeared New Year's Day after hiking on a Union County trail and was later found slain. When fully endowed, the Meredith Hope Emerson Memorial Fund for Study Abroad will be given to a UGA student each year for study in a French-speaking country, with preference given to current and former ...
Some three dozen people spent their Saturday morning not only getting a bit of stress relief, but helping out a local woman.
It's not every day that an environmental official asks for a round of applause for an auto racing series.
Gainesville wasn't exactly a boom town in 1908.
BY STEPHEN GURR email@example.com Two people died after a head-on collision Saturday morning in Murrayville, the Georgia State Patrol said. Hall County Coroner Marion Merck said he could not release the identities of the wreck victims pending notification of next of kin. State patrol officials said the male driver of a 1995 Ford Escort was northbound on Ga. 60 near Bark Camp ...
Spout Springs Elementary School is planning "Camp Invention," which provides science enrichment through hands-on activities, for June 9-13.
Brenau University has received a $30,500 grant from the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation to be used for financial aid for students and to increase the university's endowment.
A group of 11 Uzbekistanis, including farmers, businessmen and a representative of the country's Ministry of Agriculture and Water Management recently visited Lanier Technical College to learn about its refrigeration program.
Area residents took to the sidewalk in front of the local Internal Revenue Service office, waving signs and encouraging people driving by to honk in protest of the agency and revelations that some conservative groups have been targeted by IRS agents.
Hall County graduation rates increased in 2012 from 2011.
Gene Jones was outside his Commander Drive home cutting his grass when he saw smoke pouring out to the road.
Gainesville City Council approved awarding the bid for the convention center and hotel feasibility study to consulting firms Key Advisors Inc. and the Bleakly Advisory Group on Tuesday evening.
Flowery Branch officials are estimating $1.4 million in expenses related to Sunday's historic rainfall, and so far it appears that most of the financial burden is falling on the beleaguered South Hall city.
Norfolk Southern officials said Tuesday that culverts in Flowery Branch were overwhelmed Sunday by the heavy rains that fell overnight.
Syfan Logistics is working to do its part to help victims of the tornadoes in Oklahoma.
Sunday's historic flood in Flowery Branch has produced another problem for the beleaguered South Hall city - a 200,000-gallon sewer spill into Flowery Branch Creek.
Ridgewood Avenue will be closed at 9 tonight until 4 a.m. Wednesday while Georgia Power does work in the area.
A group from Germany will be visiting Hall County on Wednesday, looking to learn about American cultural life and political issues but particularly immigration.
The staff at The Longstreet Clinic Family Medicine practice in Oakwood hurried to move into its renovated site Monday, hoping to begin working from it today.
To update its aging fleet, the Hall County Sheriff's Office is looking at spending $550,000 to buy 12-14 new patrol cars and refurbish another four or five.
Under sunny skies and no trace of rain, area governments worked Monday to fix roads that had been damaged, some seriously, by fierce storms overnight Sunday.
Though severe weather Saturday night washed out roadways in Flowery Branch, most students in the area made it to school Monday morning.