Four suspects in a foiled burglary attempt at a Dawsonville outlet mall were arrested Tuesday morning after an hourslong manhunt in northern Forsyth County.
The topic of illegal immigration was resurrected at an Oakwood City Council meeting Monday. Councilman Gary Anderson asked the city attorney for an update on whether the city had an ordinance allowing law enforcement to deport illegal immigrants living within the city.
"Honk," the Gainesville Children's Musical Theatre Workshop's musical adaptation of the children's classic "The Ugly Duckling," is filled with laughs and lessons both on the stage and behind the scenes.
The Gainesville school board is looking for budget relief wherever it can find it, including asking City Council to waive for one year the fee it charges to send out property tax notices and collect taxes on the district's behalf.
A state committee set up to review applications of charter school systems has voted to recommend that the remaining petitions for charter system status, including one from the Gainesville City Schools, be approved by the State Board of Education. The Charter Advisory Committee made its recommendation on Friday, and it was announced Monday. In addition to Gainesville, the systems seeking charter status are the city systems in Decatur and Marietta, ...
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Kids, don't try this at home. Three performers lifted a fourth into the air with only their legs, gracefully raising their other limbs outward, looking like a willowy pink flower atop a small round platform. Performers spun umbrellas and tables like tops using just their feet. Others leapt and flipped through rings simultaneously, in different directions. One performer stood on tiptoe on another's head. The cast dazzled the audience with ...
The school tax rate is rising for Hall County property owners.
Six employees of the Hall County Health Department will lose their jobs at the end of this month as a result of budget cuts. Dr. David Westfall, director of District 2 Public Health, which administers health departments in Hall and 12 other Northeast Georgia counties, said he was lucky he didn't have to give more people the bad news.
Got a craving for fresh tomatoes? Whether you can find any today depends on where you decide to eat or shop. Hall County restaurants and supermarkets have had differing responses to a federal advisory on tomato safety.
A slumping economy and soaring fuel prices have inspired in Hall County a pessimistic but cautious outlook for the next fiscal year. Hall County commissioners recommended a yearlong hiring freeze for open positions among other cuts in a meeting Monday. Starting July 1, hiring for any of the 43 open positions would require approval by the board of commissioners or the county administrator. The projected savings for cutting ...
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga. told Hall County school administrators on Monday that he is hopeful of administrative changes to the No Child Left Behind Act that will help systems like Hall County that have an influx of non-English speaking students.
Don't be afraid to save a life.
Not only did neither competitor in this year's Helen to the Atlantic balloon race make it to the finish line, organizers also had to declare the race a tie.
It took Theresa Dove-Waters 14 years to write her book, "Not My Son, Not on Mother's Day."
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather