GAINESVILLE - Goodbye, squiggly lines. Hello, portals. Brenau University has adopted a new logo after 11 months of research, sketches and fine tuning. [Share your opinion of the new logo by voting in the poll at the bottom of this story] "We started on the project after we agreed to the new (school) mission," said Scott Briell, vice president for enrollment management and marketing. The current logo, which features curvy lines extending from the R ...
Gainesville officials aren't the only ones in Hall County left reeling from a state Supreme Court ruling last Monday that is bringing dozens of development projects around the state to a halt.
The Fourth Annual L. A. Waters Scholarship Banquet is set for 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday in Gainesville State College's Continuing Education/Performing Arts Center. Proceeds benefit the college's L.A. Waters Scholarship Fund, named after the late Lee Allen "L.A." Waters, a lifetime supporter of youth and education and particularly a mentor to Gainesville Middle School students. The guest speaker for this year's banquet is ...
The Georgia Department of Transportation will have to close lanes on Interstate 985 overnight next week in order to set beams for the Atlanta Highway Bridge.
Ninth District Opportunity Inc. has been awarded $72,847 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.
The Newtown Florist Club Neighborhood Association will be holding an open house all weekend at its newly refurbished offices at 1064 Desota St.
A group of epilepsy patients from across Georgia will meet with state lawmakers Wednesday to raise awareness about the needs of people with seizure disorders.
GAINESVILLE - Retired French diplomat and Brenau University scholar-in-residence Jacky Musnier plans to discuss the U.S. economy in a lecture set for Thursday. The lecture, open to the public at no charge, is set to begin at 6 p.m. in Thurmond-McRae Lecture Hall.
OAKWOOD - A former high-ranking Rwandan government official is scheduled to speak on "A Message of Peace and Reconciliation" on March 12 at Gainesville State College. Joseph Sebarenzi is set to speak at noon in the Continuing Education/Performing Arts Center Auditorium.
The numerous retail projects under way in Oakwood suggest development in the city might not hinge solely on the implementation of recently controversial tax allocation districts. Oakwood Planning Director Larry Sparks said multiple retailers on Mundy Mill Road and Winder Highway are planning to open their doors to customers this spring and summer. Sparks said the new Sam's Club located on Mundy Mill Road in the Super Wal-Mart ...
Gainesville will hold a public hearing on the city's impact fee program this morning at the Georgia Mountains Center.
OAKWOOD - The Gainesville State College admissions office plans to hold an open house from 9 a.m. to noon on March 29.
A Gainesville woman died early Tuesday after her teenage son accidentally shot her while preparing to clean a rifle, authorities said.
Re-elected chairman of the State Transportation Board Mike Evans thanked the residents, chamber members and officials in Hall County for supporting him in the "bare-knuckled brawl" that nearly kept him from serving another term on the DOT board.
Two former longtime employees of the Hall County Tax Assessor's Office have accused the chairman of the Board of Tax Assessors of padding his per diem time sheets for more than $47,000 in fraudulent expenses during a five-year span.
Construction workers at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center's new Braselton campus were busy at work in the early hours of Friday.
The atrium of Gainesville High School was filled with educators, students, and local supporters of the arts Friday night as they gathered to honor Pam Ware as the 2012 Woodruff Salutes Theatre Educator Honoree.
Brenau University Women's College celebrated its 134th commencement exercise Friday afternoon. A total of 171 students received their diplomas. The featured speaker was Princeton University professor Anne-Marie Slaughter, formerly the top official for policy and planning in the U.S. Department of State and recently named president of the New America Foundation. Slaughter urged graduates to "follow your heart" in making career and family choices. "It is up to us to make it a woman's world, ...
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