With Thursday's release of school-level Criterion-Referenced Competency Test scores, administrators have been able to get a better idea of where changes may need to be made.
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.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners decided to put the subject of biannual tax collections up to voters one more time at its meeting Thursday evening.
When Elizabeth Westbrooks was a little girl, grocery shopping was a bit different.
The city of Oakwood Thursday announced the purchase of 32 acres for a new industrial park on White Road near Interstate 985.
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.
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When a jury heads back to deliberate, the interview of a child abuse victim can often make or break the case.
Law enforcement officials across Georgia are proving to be the biggest obstacle to a bill that would allow medical cannabis oil to be manufactured and ...
Growth seems to be back in South Hall County, and that is likely to lead to a "re-shuffling" of schools to accommodate current and anticipated ...
Nearly one of every five vehicles is used for commercial purposes - a statistic that has caught the eye of at least one major manufacturer, Nissan.
Whether you're an active horseback rider, an avid hiker or just someone looking for a new place to take a quiet nature walk, Don ...
A fraternity at the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega campus was suspended Wednesday after allegations of alcohol misuse and hazing.
Mordecai Wilson arrived in Lula in 1996, a little wary at first.
Hall County will be under a winter storm watch starting at 1 a.m. Monday that will continue until the later part of the day ...
Four different vehicles struck and killed a horse Tuesday morning on Athens Highway, according to officials.
Seventy local people are now on the payroll at Dairy Queen in Braselton, which celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, 21 weeks from ...
Here is an item we heard this week that we thought you might find interesting.
Cody Brewer is the reigning Gainesville City Schools spelling champion.
A Gainesville man faces drug charges in connection to an estimated $566,000 in methamphetamine and marijuana, plus weapons, according to authorities.
Sitting in the shadow of its predecessor, the Hall County Correctional Institution opened its doors Friday as Warden Walt Davis praised the county for its ...
Two women in the Hall County Jail's work release program never returned from a Monday night Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous meeting, according to authorities.
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