The State Board of Education awarded the Gainesville school system $600,000 in federal grant funds to support the development of the system's charter school system.
The average price of gasoline in Georgia dropped to $3.17 Wednesday, a welcome relief for motorists who have endured recent spells of high prices and short supplies.
Local thrift, consignment and pawn shops have seen more traffic, but fewer sales as the economic downturn continues to strain wallets. "Business is doing OK. We're getting more people in, but they're being more careful," said Teressa Glazer, owner of Next to New Resale Boutique at 1705 Cleveland Highway.
A local haunted house will be donating a portion of tonight's proceeds to benefit a local deputy who was injured in an Aug. 11 standoff in Lula.
The Jefferson City Board of Education will meet at 4 p.m. today.
Gainesville Parks and Recreation announces fall and winter hours of operation for the Frances Meadows Aquatic and Community Center. The new hours start Nov. 1.
Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama face off tonight in the last presidential debate, set to air at 9 p.m.
On the afternoon following his rousing recital at Brenau University, critically acclaimed opera tenor Robert Breault discussed the business of professional music with students aspiring to be opera stars and world class pianists.
Children are too young to vote, so often their wants and needs are overlooked by the majority of society, but not by Martha Martin. As she puts it, "helping children is my passion." Martin is more than a woman of her word, she is also a woman of action and uses her passion for children to fuel her endeavors on multiple Jackson County boards and organizations that are dedicated to ...
The Sardis Elementary School community will have the opportunity tonight to give its thumbs up or down to a proposed charter school model that could be enacted at the Hall County elementary school in the 2009-2010 school year.
An official of a Gainesville bank and a spokesman for a state banking association said it remains to be seen if the federal government's direct infusion of cash will have any benefit for Georgia-based banks.
Gainesville police are investigating a late Monday armed robbery and car theft at a liquor store.
Three people face charges after a 16-year-old Gainesville girl died from alcohol use during a weekend camping trip in White County, authorities said Tuesday.
Motorists beware: Traffic patterns are changing around Interstate 985 in Oakwood.
For the fourth year in a row, Northeast Georgia Medical Center has been ranked No. 1 in Georgia and among the top 5 percent of hospitals in the nation for cardiac care.
Advocates and stakeholders are seeking extra resources to help rehabilitate veterans who have wound up in the criminal justice system.
Thanksgiving is often portrayed as when families sit down to painstakingly crafted homemade meals, but that's not the reality for many who may have to work or are unable to visit family.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather