When Gainesville college student Rachel Henderson learned a test for her online class was administered 20 miles away in Dahlonega, she opted instead to use a fee-based mobile proctoring service called ProctorU. The result, she said, was "pretty easy and kind of strange."
There's a killer that probably takes more lives than warfare. In 2003, an estimated 50,000 people died during a devastating heat wave that affected most of Europe. Even in the U.S., where air conditioning is available on a much larger scale, the hot summer of 1980 resulted in 1,250 casualties, according to the National Weather Service (nws.noaa.gov).
Weights were lifted and burpies jumped Saturday as CrossFit athletes from all over metro Atlanta and North Georgia came to compete in the inaugural Showdown on the Square.
When the people who rescue us need saving themselves, a brotherhood emerges and rushes to their aid.
Hall County and Gainesville are finding most part-time workers now are complying with a new policy that limits the number of hours they can work each week.
Since May, the Georgia Department of Agriculture has announced over 25 food recalls in Georgia, including certain pitted fruits, bread and smoked salmon.
Hall County is saving about $13,000 after officials changed their minds on a contract for concrete blocks to be used in construction of the new correctional institute.
A life jacket giveaway by Hall County Fire Services that was set for 1 p.m. Friday at Bolding Mill Park was postponed due to weather.
School supply giveaways are set for today and Sunday ahead of the start of school Thursday for Gainesville students and Friday for Hall County students.
No threat was found from a suspicious device responsible for the closure Friday morning of a South Hall County road.
Tax-free weekend is here and parents looking to save money on electronics, clothes and school supplies are hitting stores to get their kids ready for school.
After more than a year of planning and renovation, the seniors of the Tower Heights community have their new community service center.
Behind Vanessa Hyatt-Fugate's home, down a weed-strewn slope in the Hollywood Hills subdivision off Thompson Bridge Road, runs Slaughterhouse Creek, a narrow, babbling stream that empties into a Lake Lanier cove.
With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:
Braving winter weather