In an increasingly technology-centered society, science education is growing in importance. Even on its own, it remains a critical part of helping students develop thinking and problem-solving skills.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles' silence on the July 10 clemency it granted a death-row inmate in a 1991 murder case has stirred strong emotions in North Georgia, with ripple effects possibly leading to the doors of the 2015 General Assembly.
Lula held its inaugural fall festival Saturday, hosted by the Lula-Belton Historical Society, even as rain clouds threatened the cloudy blue skies.
Thousands of spectators showed up Saturday to one of Flowery Branch's much-loved annual events.
Hall County schools are getting ready for a big transition.
Concerns that Hall County voters will not approve a new five-year round of special purpose local option sales tax money to pay for capital needs have led local government officials to begin preparing contingency plans to deal with the potential loss of revenue.
Veteran newspaper executive Charlotte Atkins has been named publisher of The Times.
Hall County residents may be used to a variety of boats on Lake Lanier, but thousands watched several unusual crafts on the lake Saturday during the 19th annual Atlanta Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.
Walt Snelling waves to an appreciative crowd at City Park Stadium along with wife Carol, right, and surrounded by family members during a special presentation honoring the longtime Gainesville High announcer.
One in 5 Georgians are food-insecure, a statistic the Georgia Mountain Food Bank hopes to improve.
When it comes to its new Gainesville business, the Gay family hopes it's a dog-eat-healthy-treats world.
Right by the front door of Spout Springs School of Enrichment is a vending machine wrapped in kraft paper; on it, student signatures are scrawled across it, promising to make healthy choices. The machine's only option is bottled water.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners denied a claim by Publix Supermarkets for a refund on property taxes paid from 2011 through 2013, a move that has been repeated by other counties across the region.
Martin Ellard, a longtime Gainesville CPA, former school board chairman and World War II veteran, died Sunday at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was 87.
The University of North Georgia has received the second-largest gift in its history: property worth an estimated $5.2 million
Gainesville and Hall County residents will again be allowed to burn, beginning today, with the proper permits, according to county and city fire officials.
The second of two public meetings on a project that would bring high occupancy toll lanes closer to Hall County is set for 5–7 p.m. Thursday in Braselton.
Cory Jackson, a freshman at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, was taken aback by news that all tobacco use will be banned on all parts of the campus, including inside cars, starting today.
Because of a South Hall County neighborhood's concerns about safety, the Georgia Department of Transportation is conducting a second traffic light study at an intersection on a newly opened stretch of Ga. 347.
Norfolk Southern Railway Co. is moving forward on one of two culverts it has planned to repair, while the second one will likely be on hold until the first of the year.
Twenty-six delegates of the Nigerian Quintessential Business Women Association visited Brenau University on Tuesday in Gainesville and met for a question-and-answer session with students.
The Read Learn Succeed initiative from the United Way of Hall County took its first step toward improving childhood literacy and education last week in hiring a program coordinator.
The contract impasse between Northeast Georgia Health System and BlueCross BlueShield of Georgia is over.
The University of North Georgia has received the second largest gift in its history, property worth an estimated $5.2 million
Belk at Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville will join the retailer's other stores in November for the fall charity sale.
Gainesville City Council will meet Thursday morning to hear a presentation and review routes and fares for the city's public transit service.
SAVANNAH - Within two weeks, officials expect to sign a cost-sharing deal with the federal government that's needed to start deepening the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah, the Georgia Ports Authority's top executive said Monday.
Legacy Link's three Gainesville offices are consolidating into one larger, updated office at 1480 Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood.