While backlash against the Common Core continues among political groups in Georgia, it appears the state is doing well in implementing the set of standards.
For many, reading may be a leisurely activity to enjoy during a quiet afternoon. For 10 Centennial Arts Academy students, it's a sport.
Hall County and area municipal officials will gather today to begin laying the groundwork for a new special purpose local option sales tax.
Players broke from the usual protocol and charged onto the field Saturday morning at City Park during opening day ceremonies for the Gainesville Parks and Recreation baseball and softball teams.
Kay Blackstock, executive director of the Georgia Mountain Food Bank, said Saturday night's first-ever celebration of the organization's new Harvester Club wasn't a challenge issued but an invitation to the community to help feed more people in the coming year.
If there was a college basketball tournament going Saturday, visitors to the Gainesville's Smithgall Woodland Garden weren't concerned with missing the games.
A suspect has been arrested and will be charged following a recent burglary at an antiques shop in Oakwood.
Holyer Gomez Mendoza crossed the choppy Rio Grande in a small boat before U.S. officials caught him and later decided to admit him to the country as a refugee.
In the expiring moments of the 2014 legislative session Thursday, Georgia lawmakers gleefully threw shredded paper in the air, a tradition signifying the end of business.
The five incumbent Republican state lawmakers from Hall County all are running unopposed this election year, and whether that's surprising depends on who you ask.
Hall County fire crews battled three separate fires in the county overnight Friday into Saturday morning, fire Chief David Kimbrell reported. No one was injured in any of the fires.
Officials, school leaders and students celebrated Farm at the Oaks, a new farmers market at Lanier Charter Career Academy, at a Friday ceremony.
Oakwood is leading the way in seeking bids for a repaving contract that would also serve Clermont in North Hall and South Hall County neighbors Flowery Branch and Braselton. The four governments plan to accept bids until April 10.
The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County has entered into a contract to purchase the Elks Lodge on Riverside Drive, with an expected closing date in early May.