Sometimes the country's first black military airmen receive a dull, two paragraph blurb in scholastic history books.
The day after Earth Day, Gainesville State College professor Sudhanshu Panda offered his own version of an "inconvenient truth."
Another Hall County school system student has been selected to attend the Governor's Honors Program this summer.
Arson damaged a vacant house Wednesday evening at Winder and Atlanta highways in Oakwood, Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said.
The Tour de Georgia rolled into Road Atlanta today, giving cycling fans a chance to see a team time trial.
Upscale restaurants may soon find Flowery Branch a more attractive place to do business.
The message, authorities say, is apparently getting out.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed bills to honor two area soldiers who were killed in separate incidents in Iraq. U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson announced the passage of the legislation to rename the post offices in Lula and Cleveland. The bill now goes to the White House for President Bush's signature.
The local chapter of the American Business Women's Association honored Hall County Commissioner Deborah Mack as 2008 Woman of the Year on Wednesday.
Gainesville High School is sponsoring its fifth "Shift Culture" event this year after Saturday's prom.
Gainesville proved to be a gracious host to the third leg of the sixth annual Tour de Georgia on Wednesday. Cylists zoomed across the finish line on Prior Street to the delight of hundreds of national and international spectators.
It's the kind of publicity money can't buy. Each night this week, SportSouth cable network (Charter Cable channel 36) will televise a 30-minute recap of the Tour de Georgia.
It involved more than 100 law officers from three agencies, the closing of more than 70 intersections along 19 miles of road, and a lot of flashing blue lights. And with advance planning, constant communication and cooperation, it all went off without a hitch, officials said.
Ashley Bell has announced his candidacy for District 4 county commissioner.
The North Hall High School Band is set to present "Something ... Old, New, Borrowed, Blue" at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts at Brenau University today through Sunday.
Braving winter weather