Wednesday at its October meeting, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved Gainesville State College's Bachelor of Fine Arts in design and technology for theater degree.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council voted Wednesday to phase in over a year new sewer and water rates for TreePark apartments off Thurmon Tanner Parkway. With a hike in rates this summer, the complex "had a utility bill for water and sewer that rose (about) 143 percent, which was obviously quite a shock to their budget," City Manager Bill Andrew told the council. Plus, ...
The State Board of Education awarded the Gainesville school system $600,000 in federal grant funds to support the development of the system's charter school system.
The average price of gasoline in Georgia dropped to $3.17 Wednesday, a welcome relief for motorists who have endured recent spells of high prices and short supplies.
Local thrift, consignment and pawn shops have seen more traffic, but fewer sales as the economic downturn continues to strain wallets. "Business is doing OK. We're getting more people in, but they're being more careful," said Teressa Glazer, owner of Next to New Resale Boutique at 1705 Cleveland Highway.
A local haunted house will be donating a portion of tonight's proceeds to benefit a local deputy who was injured in an Aug. 11 standoff in Lula.
The Jefferson City Board of Education will meet at 4 p.m. today.
Gainesville Parks and Recreation announces fall and winter hours of operation for the Frances Meadows Aquatic and Community Center. The new hours start Nov. 1.
Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama face off tonight in the last presidential debate, set to air at 9 p.m.
On the afternoon following his rousing recital at Brenau University, critically acclaimed opera tenor Robert Breault discussed the business of professional music with students aspiring to be opera stars and world class pianists.
Children are too young to vote, so often their wants and needs are overlooked by the majority of society, but not by Martha Martin. As she puts it, "helping children is my passion." Martin is more than a woman of her word, she is also a woman of action and uses her passion for children to fuel her endeavors on multiple Jackson County boards and organizations that are dedicated to ...
The Sardis Elementary School community will have the opportunity tonight to give its thumbs up or down to a proposed charter school model that could be enacted at the Hall County elementary school in the 2009-2010 school year.
An official of a Gainesville bank and a spokesman for a state banking association said it remains to be seen if the federal government's direct infusion of cash will have any benefit for Georgia-based banks.
Gainesville police are investigating a late Monday armed robbery and car theft at a liquor store.
Three people face charges after a 16-year-old Gainesville girl died from alcohol use during a weekend camping trip in White County, authorities said Tuesday.
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