Larry Sparks already had a long career when he arrived at the city of Oakwood - 32 years in various roles at the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Commission.
They went back and forth for eight rounds, sending words across the stage. In the end, it was a tricky "y" disguised as a vowel that spelled the end for one team.
BUFORD - City managers from South Hall's four cities talked Tuesday morning about the need to work with each other for the benefit of the region.
The Shy City Jazz Lounge wants to bring some dancing to Athens Street, but the Hall County Board of Commissioners has a few requirements before approving a business license.
A financial discrepancy appears to have delayed the guilty plea federal prosecutors were expecting Tuesday morning in the tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud case against an ex-Dawson County official.
Georgia's Board of Regents will choose between two highly qualified but very different candidates for the top position at North Georgia College & State University.
In a room full of about 170 guests, Kiwanis Club of Gainesville's Eddie Hartness presented retired Gainesville High School teacher Mary Ellen Murray with the annual Youth Service Award Tuesday night.
Children are often asked what they want to be when they grow up. In Hall County, a group of high school students was asked that and then given the opportunity to do it.
Gainesville Police Department has charged three people in connection with air conditioning thefts at businesses and vacant homes mostly in the Thompson Bridge Road area.
BUFORD - City managers from South Hall's four cities talked this morning about the need to work with each other for the benefit of the region.
Much like the proverbial village that it takes to raise a child, it takes that same village to prepare for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test.
When a series of break-ins and an armed robbery hit Lisa Bradley's neighborhood, she decided it was time to fight back.
A local children's book author is marking the anniversary of Gainesville's deadly 1936 tornado with her own memorial - a book that will teach kids about the historical event.
Gainesville High School students will have a new abstinence-based program next school year.
An Alpharetta architectural firm was chosen Monday night to design the new Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School.
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Flowery Branch committed $605,000 Thursday night to stormwater improvements around the planned City Hall.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Stephen Giove remembers, as a child in Hollywood, Fla., regular parades through the city put on by a local military academy.
Two staff members of The Times earned awards at the annual Southern Newspaper Publishers Association's News Industry Summit in Sarasota, Fla.
Oakwood hopes to follow in the footsteps of other communities, including Gainesville, by setting up an electric car charging station.
For the more than 32,000 Hall County residents living in poverty, and the countless more teetering on the brink, just knowing who to ask ...
Witnesses testifying in a murder trial Wednesday morning told the jury about Ofelia Barrera-Rodriguez's movements and comments in the days after the death of ...
A Hall County firefighter who is originally from Louisiana went back to his hometown of Central to help flood victims last month. Now Lt. Damon ...
Staffing shortages at a Gainesville taxpayer assistance office will be remedied next month, according to an announcement from the Internal Revenue Service.
A federal lawsuit claims Georgia's voter registration process violates the Voting Rights Act and has prevented tens of thousands of people from being able ...
It's still overwhelming for June Kinsey to think about all the community support she has received in the five-plus weeks since an Aug. 9 ...
Search efforts continued Wednesday for a 19-year-old University of Georgia student who went missing while kayaking on Lake Lanier last week.
A neurosurgeon, a single mother, a nurse and a high school student walked a catwalk Tuesday evening at the Chattahoochee Country Club.
Braving winter weather
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