Playing with animals for class sounds great, right? For students taking Introduction to Psychology at Brenau University, the trip to the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia was a chance to experience an exercise that brought course theories to life and an opportunity to help animals possibly get adopted. The activity was established to assist students studying learning theory, said Perry Daughtry, assistant professor of psychology at Brenau, who said he has supervised the event for ...
Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Friday night in the 800 block of High Street in Gainesville.
A goal of the Gainesville school system is to have a personal tablet in the hands of each student, preferably within five years.
Police are still searching for two men wanted in the Wednesday shooting of Quavis Carruth, 22, of Gainesville.
Jury selection is set to continue today in the trial of Paul J. Bennett, charged with homicide in a June 18, 2012, boat collision that killed two boys.
A vote on a large mixed-use development is on hold until next month after members of the Hall County Planning Commission voiced some concerns with the plan.
Food stamp recipients are seeing their benefits reduced this month due to an end in federal stimulus funding.
Gainesville City Council has added descriptions and more information to its agendas after discussing the issue at its work session last week.
Some seniors in Hall County may go without food through the Meals on Wheels program thanks to a looming second round of sequestration cuts in federal aid.
A water study involving the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin will resume, but the private group funding the effort may put the clamps on information being released until the study is finished.
Nearly two months after the topic was broached, the Gainesville City Board of Education will not move forward on having long-range rifles in middle and high schools at the work session tonight.
On Sunday afternoon, a group of men and women joined in a celebration after several years of effort and commitment.
Water work on the new Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road bridge at the Lake Lanier Olympic Center is now expected to begin before Thanksgiving.
Jury selection is set to begin today in the trial of Paul J. Bennett, charged with homicide in a June 18, 2012, boat collision that killed two boys.
Heritage Academy has held banquets in the past to help meet a need for the school. Now, the school the has a new goal it wants to meet: its own place to call home. Saturday night, the academy held its first Heritage Academy Gala: Raising A Generation For Christ at Lakewood Baptist Church. The night featured dinner, live and silent auctions and guest speaker, Pam Tebow, mother of former NFL Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow. ...
Homeless and needy veterans will have the opportunity to receive vital supplies Saturday through several area veterans organizations.
Gainesville ushered in another holiday season with horse-drawn carriage rides, music and lights on the square.
The inaugural Mary Parks Youth Champion award was given to two out of eight nominees.
The Peach State is producing far more blueberries than peaches, said Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black.
Rhett Lamar Conner waited for the Red Rabbit bus Wednesday afternoon at a new bus stop near Brenau University.
Friday marks 50 years since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, an event that resonates through the country to this day.
Gainesville police are investigating after a man fled from a traffic stop and officers found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said.
Area residents still seeking to understand how the new federal health care law affects them are invited to a Monday hearing on the troubled rollout.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather