An official of the University of Georgia told a Gainesville audience that the university, through its agricultural programs, is involved in alternative energy, pharmaceutical development and stem-cell research.
GAINESVILLE - The Hall County elections office will begin moving this week into a facility with more space and parking to accommodate voters.
GAINESVILLE - The trees are trimmed and the wreaths have been hung for this Saturday's Festival of Trees Gala, benefiting Challenged Child and Friends.
Gainesville's Good News Clinic got a little good news of its own on Tuesday in the form of a $5,000 grant to purchase and administer adult flu vaccines.
Several residents of the Martin's Crossing West subdivision near Flowery Branch plan to attend an Oakwood public meeting tonight to voice their disapproval of the sewer line Oakwood officials aim to lay through their neighborhood.
GAINESVILLE - This weekend's rain lessened the strain on Lake Lanier, an official from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said at Tuesday's water forum at the Georgia Mountains Center.
Funeral services are this afternoon for a Mill Creek High School freshman killed in a hunting accident over the holiday weekend.
MOUNT AIRY - Judy Forbes' 33-year journey in Habersham County schools comes to an end June 30.
The application deadline for spring semester classes at Piedmont College is Saturday, with registration for classes set for Jan. 3. Class begins Jan. 4. New students should contact the admissions office at 706-776-0103 or 1-800-277-7020. For more information about the college, visit www. piedmont.edu. From staff reports
CLERMONT - As if educating kids weren't enough of a challenge, some Hall County schools have to worry about more mundane matters, such as treating their own sewage.
The property tax deadline is approaching; taxes are due Saturday.
Power has been restored to 500 customers who experienced an outage this morning when a dump truck knocked down three power poles between Athens Street and Gaines Mill Road.
The Hall County school system either met or exceeded the state passing rate for the Georgia High School Graduation Test's writing portion.
GAINESVILLE -Brochures giving water conservation tips likely will go home Friday with Gainesville and Hall County students.
Gainesville Police have arrested one man and are seeking another in connection with a nonfatal shooting that occurred the night before Thanksgiving.
Gainesville police released a sketch Tuesday of an armed robbery suspect.
A more than three-hour standoff in Dawson County on Tuesday ended with a second murder suspect in custody.
Oakwood City Council has passed a resolution calling on its residents "to speak out" about a fire tax "inequity" for city taxpayers.
DALLAS - A Flowery Branch native and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
The Hall County Correctional Institute occupies a 50-year-old building that has seen better days, Warden Walt Davis said.
The way the state rates schools will change somewhat this year, focusing more on student progress and less on one-time achievement.
A machete-wielding man shot by Hall County deputies faces additional assault charges, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
Students across Hall County are learning how to code this week and, as a result, have made a little extra cash.
Jennifer Lefevre is the recipient of an $850 grant via Clipper Petroleum.
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.