GAINESVILLE - The Hall County school system is looking at allowing rising ninth-graders interested in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme to start their high school career at Johnson High School, one of the Hall County high schools offering the program. Students wouldn't be able to start the two-year program until 11th grade, but they'd already be accustomed to the high school before starting the program. "I think ...
After his morning workout, the Atlanta Falcons David Patterson stopped by Chicopee Woods Elementary for some light reading. The 285-pound defensive lineman's choice of material: "The Lady With the Alligator Purse."
FLOWERY BRANCH - An overturned rig leaked between 400 and 500 gallons of diesel fuel on a vacant lot Monday in northern Flowery Branch. Authorities received the call about the leaking diesel fuel at 8:30 a.m. Monday, but are not sure how long the fuel had been leaking from the overturned rig, said Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell. "Evidently it had been turned over for quite ...
It was an unusual friendship - a Baptist police chief and a Catholic priest.
Terry Floyd brought her 20-year-old daughter to an Oakwood sporting goods store Saturday morning for a two-hour presentation on personal safety, from locks and alarms to cars, phones and computers.
A bill now before the state Senate proposes to open the door wider for vouchers in Georgia.
It's going to take more than a bout with breast cancer and low lake levels to slow down the paddlers of Dragon Boat Atlanta. Two dozen breast cancer survivors and supporters participated in a two-day paddle training session at Lake Lanier this weekend to prepare for the upcoming paddling season that runs through November. The survivors and supporters sat in pairs while paddling the waters of Lake Lanier in a ...
For the last four months, Gainesville High School students have joined Newtown residents in preparing for the opening of the Newtown Florist Club's Desota Street office.
The Gainesville City Board of Education plans to talk Monday about how growing traffic on Enota Avenue is affecting Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy.
BY STEPHEN GURR email@example.com DAHLONEGA - Professor Joe Morgan's PowerPoint presentation isn't for those with weak stomachs.In a semi-darkened classroom of 30 students at North Georgia College and State University, Morgan projected image after image of grisly death scenes on a large screen. The pictures are an integral part of the new death investigation class taught by Morgan, a former senior investigator ...
The 18-year battle between Georgia, Florida and Alabama over water appears headed back to federal court.
Hall County children will gather in a most magical way today, to celebrate the 104th birthday of Dr. Seuss. The National Education Association is hosting the 11th annual Read Across America day to honor Theodor Seuss Geisel, the beloved author who brought rhyme and fun into the lives of countless children worldwide. More than 45 million parents and children are expected to participate in the birthday celebration that aims to ...
If an influenza pandemic strikes, every segment of the community is going to be affected, including businesses. But convincing companies that they need to be prepared has been a tough sell.
An adoption attorney from White County wants Edward Tucker, 35-year clerk of court for Lumpkin County, to rethink how he does business.
Aspiring ballerinas ages 3 to 9 enjoyed a day of dance Saturday at the Snow White Mini-camp and Tea Party held by the Gainesville Ballet Co.
Gainesville Police released a sketch Tuesday of an armed robbery suspect.
A machete-wielding man shot by Hall County Sheriff's deputies faces additional assault charges, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
Photographs and one particularly interesting artifact - a ledger showing expenses from 1953 - helped tell the story of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic's 60 years in Gainesville.
Gainesville City Council will discuss at its work session Thursday a business resolution to adopt the Gainesville-Hall '96 Lake Lanier Olympic Venue service and lease agreements.
Northeast Georgia has seen more than its share of wet weather the past few days.
Oakwood City Council gave its OK on Monday night to AT&T putting up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
The future of a proposed large development remains uncertain until Hall County commissioners have a clearer understanding of how the wastewater will be handled.
Initial steps are being taken toward building a new correctional institute in Hall County.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies tried to subdue a machete-wielding assault suspect with a stun gun before shooting him Sunday morning, said Sgt. Mark Mitchell, sheriff's office spokesman.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and injured a man who approached deputies early Sunday wielding "a large weapon thought to be a sword or machete."
Positions in manufacturing are consistent as the market grows, but employer demands seem to be outpacing employee skills.
Gainesville's youth detention center will be accommodating more offenders, according to Thursday's Department of Juvenile Justice announcement to close the Gwinnett Regional Youth Detention Center by June 2014.
Except for an area off the Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway bridge in Gainesville over the Chattahoochee River, Lake Lanier met water quality standards in 2013.
Sunday afternoon on Green Street saw rain, cold temperatures and the arrival of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, albeit 17 days before Christmas Day.