As much as Memorial Day was for honoring fallen soldiers, to many, Monday was the unofficial beginning of summer holidays and a day to honor not having to rise early for work or school.
Just a few weeks ago, industry analysts were speculating that the price of gasoline might surpass $4 a gallon by the end of summer. How quickly things change. In some parts of North Georgia, gas is already exceeding the $4 mark. Now, people are discussing something previously unimaginable: How soon will gas hit $5?
Six of Hall County's eight high schools outperformed the state in all portions of this spring's Georgia High School Graduation Tests, according to results released Friday. East Hall, Flowery Branch, Gainesville, Johnson, North Hall and West Hall posted higher averages than the state in the English/language arts, math, science and social studies portions of the tests, which students must pass to earn a diploma. Those schools also scored ...
Gainesville residents were given an extra reason to donate blood during the Memorial Day weekend.
Holiday weekends usually mean congestion for the state's roads and lakes, but this Memorial Day weekend was less troublesome than years past.
The Gainesville City Board of Education is looking at a possible 15 percent hike in the tax rate as part of its proposed budget for fiscal year 2008-2009. Residents will have a chance to weigh in with their opinions at hearings set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at New Holland Core Knowledge Academy, 170 Barn St., and at 6 p.m. Thursday at Gainesville High School, 830 Century Place. Last ...
Green Street exploded red, white and blue as American veterans marched through downtown Gainesville Monday amidst the fanfare of a high school marching band and cheering crowds.
It was good living, growing up on the farm. It was the early 1900s and Marcus A. Poole Sr. raised cotton and vegetables along with eight hard-working children - five sons and three daughters.
Sam McKnight, 14, of Cumming said he doesn't get much of a chance to participate in outdoor sports when he is at his parents' house. But when he visits his grandparents in Gainesville, he has fun getting to throw tomahawks and going fishing.
Lake Sidney Lanier has become a political football in a high-stakes game involving the states of Georgia, Florida and Alabama, as well as the federal government.
The city of Gainesville will change its solid waste pick up schedule next week because of Monday's Memorial Day holiday.
Just more than 63 years after Aubrey Roberts landed with his fellow Marines at Iwo Jima, Japan, in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, his two sons and a grandson retraced his footsteps up Mount Suribachi. For Lee Roberts, John Roberts and Sean Childers, learning more about the war record of Aubrey Roberts has been an adventure in detective work. Aubrey Roberts, a two-time Purple ...
Gwinnett County Police have arrested four people in Buford who they suspected as being members of the "Blood" gang.
The Gainesville City Board of Education plans to hold public hearings Wednesday and Thursday on next year's budget.
Lake Lanier is entering uncharted territory.
Braving winter weather