Nearly six years after a 13-year-old boy hanged himself while in solitary confinement at a Gainesville special needs school, the state school board banned the practice.
They were running out of fans at the Gainesville-Hall County Senior Life Center.
The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled a Forsyth County science teacher is not liable in an experiment that injured one of her students.
The state Board of Education decides this morning whether completely new classroom standards will roll out in fall 2011.
Dawson County school officials are preparing to tighten belts districtwide as they ready for another round of state funding cuts.
DAWSONVILLE - Of all the things Gene Bradshaw thought he would find on his front porch, a 150-pound black bear was at the bottom of the list.
One of Gainesville's oldest architectural jewels is getting polished.
Hall County is looking for ways to cut down on out-of-county trash at its compactor sites.
At a time when its unemployment rate has tripled in the last three years, Union County officials are hopeful a state loan will help them bring in the diversity their economy needs.
Some $53 million in safety, resurfacing and bridge replacement projects are planned throughout Georgia, including some $6 million to $7 million for work in Northeast Georgia.
One of the mostly highly celebrated days in history was Aug. 15, 1945, when the Allies announced the surrender of Japanese forces during World War II.
Gainesville City Council took another step forward Tuesday in building a new water treatment plant.
University of Georgia President Michael Adams appointed an interim athletic director Tuesday and a small search committee to find the next athletic director - but the timeline is still up in the air.
As one of several new faces at the Gainesville Fire Department, 23-year-old firefighter Jordan Green feels he's as ready as he can be for his first big fire call.
Both Jackson and Habersham counties have joined the ranks of Certified Work Ready Communities.
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With a jobless rate of just 4.3 percent, the strength of Hall County's economy means some local residents could lose access to food ...
Nearly two dozen second-graders stand with one foot in front of the other, their hands balled into fists as they scream as loud as they ...
A Gainesville man faces 10 additional second-degree burglary charges after an initial arrest last month, according to authorities.
The University of North Georgia Foundation has received the John W. Nason Award for board service from the Association of Governing Board of Universities and ...
There are a few ways to mark the first day of Lent.
Frosty weather delayed the Georgia Department of Transportation in replacing message boards on Interstate 985 Tuesday.
A Gainesville woman charged with drug trafficking remained in the Barrow County Detention Center on Tuesday.
A jury came back Tuesday after two hours of deliberation and two days of evidence to declare Jacob Chance Scarborough not guilty of felony murder ...
One person was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville for smoke inhalation after a fire Tuesday evening.
Lakeview Academy won the championship at the Regional Education Service Agencies state Academic Bowl on Saturday - without a team practice.
The Georgia House has delayed voting on a bill that would prevent state-funded high schools from joining athletic associations that don't allow athletes to ...
Work to completely overhaul a portion of McEver Road in Flowery Branch has been delayed due to winter weather in the area.
A Gainesville architect and historic preservationist and a former Hall County commissioner and avid community servant got top honors at the Rotary Club of Gainesville ...
Multiple law enforcement agencies spent Tuesday tracking a suspect with outstanding warrants of kidnapping and child cruelty.
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