As standardized tests have become the norm in schools, so has holding fewer physical education classes in favor of more class time.
Almost 1 million children in Georgia are overweight or obese, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta reports.
A slate of transportation projects has been recommended for downtown Dahlonega through 2035 to help ease traffic woes, fueled by a growing college and the city's own huge tourist draw.
In a year that saw a number of serious wrecks in the area involving children, authorities say 2011 was an average year overall for fatalities on local roadways.
Redwine United Methodist Church held the first of its monthly soup kitchens Saturday.
When Martha Nesbitt retires from Gainesville State College this summer, she'll likely be stepping down as its third - and final - president.
Two local Methodist churches are offering hot soup to Gainesville's homeless in the cold winter months.
Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville, has been appointed chairman of Higher Education Committee.
Georgia lawmakers are poised to introduce a bill that would revamp the state's juvenile code, one that has not been updated in about 40 years.
A prominent Hall County real estate developer was remembered Friday as being "a good friend" and leader in the community.
The head of Georgia's House of Representatives is cautious about his words when asked about redrawing state House districts in Hall County.
A spokesman for the Georgia State Patrol said there were no injuries in a wreck this afternoon involving a Hall County school bus at the intersection of Mount Vernon and Jim Hood roads in North Hall County.
Hall County authorities netted more than $83,000 in seized cash when they, along with the FBI, arrested seven people through an undercover cocaine trafficking investigation.
For the second time in as many months, a Hall County Sheriff's Office jailer has been arrested.
The Disability Resource Center in Gainesville has a new piece of equipment that promises to make communication for the local deaf community a little easier.
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Improving housing options is viewed as a top priority as the city of Gainesville is holding its second and final public hearing on a five-year ...
Portions of Main Street in Gainesville will be closed beginning Monday for up to eight weeks as workers replace 100-year-old cast-iron water lines in advance ...
A top-ranking Georgia Department of Education official said Wednesday that "lawsuit or no lawsuit" state education leaders would continue making improvements to a 47-year-old program ...
When winter weather hits North Georgia, the proper preparation can help get you through the storm and stay warm and safe. Follow these tips:
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