It's going to take more than a bout with breast cancer and low lake levels to slow down the paddlers of Dragon Boat Atlanta. Two dozen breast cancer survivors and supporters participated in a two-day paddle training session at Lake Lanier this weekend to prepare for the upcoming paddling season that runs through November. The survivors and supporters sat in pairs while paddling the waters of Lake Lanier in a ...
For the last four months, Gainesville High School students have joined Newtown residents in preparing for the opening of the Newtown Florist Club's Desota Street office.
The Gainesville City Board of Education plans to talk Monday about how growing traffic on Enota Avenue is affecting Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy.
BY STEPHEN GURR firstname.lastname@example.org DAHLONEGA - Professor Joe Morgan's PowerPoint presentation isn't for those with weak stomachs.In a semi-darkened classroom of 30 students at North Georgia College and State University, Morgan projected image after image of grisly death scenes on a large screen. The pictures are an integral part of the new death investigation class taught by Morgan, a former senior investigator ...
The 18-year battle between Georgia, Florida and Alabama over water appears headed back to federal court.
Hall County children will gather in a most magical way today, to celebrate the 104th birthday of Dr. Seuss. The National Education Association is hosting the 11th annual Read Across America day to honor Theodor Seuss Geisel, the beloved author who brought rhyme and fun into the lives of countless children worldwide. More than 45 million parents and children are expected to participate in the birthday celebration that aims to ...
If an influenza pandemic strikes, every segment of the community is going to be affected, including businesses. But convincing companies that they need to be prepared has been a tough sell.
An adoption attorney from White County wants Edward Tucker, 35-year clerk of court for Lumpkin County, to rethink how he does business.
Aspiring ballerinas ages 3 to 9 enjoyed a day of dance Saturday at the Snow White Mini-camp and Tea Party held by the Gainesville Ballet Co.
GAINESVILLE - Johnson, North Hall and West Hall high schools have been authorized to start up the highly challenging International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.
The Flowery Branch planning and zoning department moved into new digs Friday.
Keep Hall Beautiful has a new director, a new office and a fresh start.
The Hall County school system no longer is looking at shuffling attendance lines to give a group of families the option of sending their child to the planned World Languages Academy.
For Robert Jenkins, they were all golden years.
A group of students from Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy's Reading Bowl team tied for third place Saturday in the Sixth Annual Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.
Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
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