Historically, most students in Gainesville and Hall County have met or exceeded expectations on standardized tests for English, but that's expected to change with the new Georgia Milestones tests.
A crew from the Forsyth County Water and Sewer Department contained a small sewer spill in an East Forsyth subdivision.
Capt. Tony Wooten with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the arrest investigation of a Roswell woman.
Some students at Brenau University have started a hashtag campaign to bring talk-show host and comedienne Ellen DeGeneres to the school.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services is improving its technology and customer services, starting in Gainesville.
A Gainesville domestic violence center recently built a playground to help families feel more at ease while living at the shelter and transitional housing.
Flames burst out of the house as Hall County firefighter John Waldrop responded to one of the more difficult calls of his career.
Education happens in the classroom, but there's plenty going on behind the scenes.
A Georgia Rideshare lot off Exit 17 at Interstate 985 has become more of a truck terminal and homeless haven than a commuter parking lot five years after it was built.
Two people were arrested and charged by the Hall County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad with several charges linked to possession of drugs.
Smoke rose Saturday from the Lowe's parking lot, but the Hall County fire department was already on the scene.
Though we may be reluctant to bid summer farewell, visitors to Saturday's Laurel Summer Fest did so in style.
A man has been transferred for medical treatment after being stabbed in Gainesville.
Beyond the usual sea of maroon garb under the Friday night lights of the high school football season opener were crosses borne by some of the Chestatee High School faithful.
Fifth-graders at Centennial Arts Academy will be helping soldiers, the homeless and the elderly for their service learning projects this year.
Area dogs and their owners gathered at Frances Meadows Aquatic Center Sunday for some fun in the water at the third annual Soggy Doggy Pool Party. Dogs of all sizes splashed around in the pool throughout the afternoon and competed in contests like best game of fetch and best tricks. The canine pool party, sponsored by Gainesville's parks and recreation department, is held each year after the pool closes for the season.
John O'Leary survived burns to his entire body, and will tell his story of survival and redemption Thursday to the United Way of Hall County.
In the early hours of Saturday morning, Wintergreen Court was experiencing something unusual for a small, unassuming neighborhood in Flowery Branch: gridlock.
The VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Post 8452 inaugural Horseless Rodeo on Saturday on the Riverside campus in Gainesville. The event gathered 60 contestants and about 150 spectators, and raised more than $3,000 to help veterans and their families.
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