Sometime between algebra and geography classes, school children across the state took to the tiled bathrooms and windowless hallways of their schools Wednesday to practice the duck and cover severe weather drill.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council voted Wednesday to contract with a Norcross firm to do preliminary engineering for the second phase of landscaping, new sidewalks and other improvements in the downtown area.
Eddie Hartness, president of the Gainesville Kiwanis Hope Foundation, announced Tuesday that the Kiwanis Club of Gainesville has paid off its $112,000 note used to purchase land to house four families transitioning out of homelessness.
Gainesville City Council moved forward on a corporate golf fee contract between the Chatthoochee Golf Course and the Chattahoochee Country Club even though they had previously agreed to wait on the agreement.
The Gainesville Lions Club honored state Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox with its highest award for her efforts to donate $1 million to state schools for the deaf and blind following her win on the television show "Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?"
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has been awarded nearly $25,000 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to expand research and monitoring of a deadly disease affecting bat populations that may have habitat in Hall County.
Local leaders and elected officials on Wednesday showed up to celebrate the groundbreaking of a planned medical office complex in Braselton that - once complete - could feature a mix of medical services.
The Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame, Georgia Department of Veterans Service and Georgia Building Authority have agreed to have the hall of fame initially located in the Floyd Veterans Memorial Building on the state capitol grounds.
A registered nurse and longtime employee of Good News Clinics has been named executive director of the organization, which provides medical and dental care to uninsured Hall County residents who can't afford it.