WATKINSVILLE - A retired U.S. diplomat and former program director of The Carter Center is set to speak at noon Feb. 6 at Gainesville State College's Oconee County campus.
Frank Norton Jr., a Gainesville real estate executive who monitors real estate and economic trends, will present his annual business forecast tonight at 6 p.m. at the Georgia Mountains Center.
Times staff photographers didn't get a snow day because of the winter weather. Instead, they've been taking pictures from around the community. Check back here to see more pictures as photographers Tom Reed, Scott Rogers and Robin Michener Nathan file their photo reports throughout the day.
JEFFERSON - Jackson EMC is taking applications for three scholarship awards based on academic ability, faculty recommendations and financial need. Winners will be chosen by a scholarship committee, which will review each application in search of the most qualified applicants.
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Some 60 Brenau University instructors who teach at least part of their classes online are gathering this week for the college's annual Online Facilitator Summit.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is asking the Hall County legislative delegation to re-elect Mike Evans to the State Transportation Board.
Cancellation of classes in the Hall County school system also means the cancellation of information meetings that were set today for the district's planned new World Languages Academy. A meeting in English with Spanish translation had been set for 8-9 a.m. at Chicopee Woods Elementary School and an English-only meeting had been set for 6-7 p.m. at Chicopee Woods.
Frank Green, a neighborhood grocer in Gainesville for nearly a half century, has died after a period of declining health. He was 90 years old. Green and his wife, Lillie Mae, gave a $4 million gift from the estate of their son, Ronnie, for what became the Ronnie Green Heart Center at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Turning Point Recovery has the go-ahead to create a residential treatment program in Gainesville.
A private consultant is warning that Georgia's only public medical school must undergo a massive expansion and open more campuses statewide to avoid a public health crisis in the next 12 years.
GAINESVILLE - Hall County Board of Education member Nath Morris said he plans to run for re-election this year. "These are exciting times in Hall County (schools), and I want to continue to be a part of (them)," Morris said.
Gwinnett County will soon begin building the underwater portion of a pipeline that will carry up to 40 million gallons a day of treated sewage into Lake Lanier.
Those interested in home schooling are invited to attend the Hall County Home Educators' free round table meeting on home schooling basics, laws, curriculum and methods at the Blackshear Place Library, 2927 Atlanta Highway, in Gainesville.
GAINESVILLE - With construction under way on Interstate 985's Exit 22, the Georgia Department of Transportation said several lanes will be closed through the end of the week.
DAWSONVILLE - An Atlanta surgeon was killed in Monday night's plane crash in Dawson County.
One person has died in a one-vehicle wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road near Roy Parks Road in East Hall, authorities said.
Gainesville High School students are being interviewed today by police and school officials about a threatening note found Tuesday in a boys restroom on campus.
Brenau University President Ed Schrader stood among the construction of the Brenau Downtown Center as workers continued to place the final touches of a renovation that's been nearly nine months in the making.
Gainesville is looking to plant 180 trees at three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" effort tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.
Hall County may save months and millions of dollars to provide sewer to the Ga. 365 corridor by not building a new sewer treatment plant in North Hall.
DAWSONVILLE- Authorities say a single-engine plane on its way to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Chamblee lost radar and radio contact Monday night before crashing in a heavily wooded area of Dawson County, killing the pilot.
Classes will continue as normal at Gainesville High School today, though with ramped-up security following a threatening note found Tuesday afternoon.
Lanier Elementary students got a treat Tuesday when about 15 Atlanta Falcons players were on hand at the school's gymnasium for the Atlanta Falcons' physical fitness camp. The players were there to help the students through the various activities and were joined by a group of Chestatee High seniors.
Gainesville City Council members said they had to approve an ordinance Tuesday night allowing guns in city parks.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...