Fire alarms signal a dark disaster that is underscored by bodies lying in the middle of hallways and the smell of gunpowder. Sporadic screams and gunfire come from a nearby room in between the steady stomp of the alarms.
The Gainesville City Board of Education passed a continuing resolution Monday to extend the system's ability to operate on a monthly budget through August.
Three men have been arrested in connection with at least 17 car burglaries that were reported in Jefferson in the past two weeks, according to the city's police department.
New students of Hall County school system's first charter school got their first glimpse Monday of the World Language Academy at Chestnut Mountain.
In a typical year, the Hall County school district will use 575,000 gallons of diesel fuel for school buses to get students to and from school, as well as to athletic events and field trips.
Merrianne Dyer entered the Gainesville city school system as a fourth-grader at Enota Elementary School.
The Gainesville City Board of Education passed a continuing resolution this evening to extend the system's ability to operate on a monthly budget through August.
On a scorching summer morning, local supporters of Illinois Sen. Barack Obama were taking it to the streets.
Ballistics tests will determine whether a Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent or a Lumpkin County sheriff's deputy fired the shot that killed a bank robbery suspect who pointed a fake gun at officers Friday in Helen, a GBI spokesman said.
Some people choose to view the glass as half full. Others, like Kerry Hicks, owner of the Smokin' Fisherman in Clermont, think it's better to be prepared for the worst.
This April, all first- through eighth-graders in the Hall County and Gainesville city school systems took the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests. For the first time, there were eight CRCT this year that were aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards, which are academic standards the state Department of Education expects all Georgia students to meet. The new CRCT were given in mathematics to grades three through five and to ...
The convergence of a multiyear drought and a prolonged dip in the economy has given businesses that depend on water and the outdoors a double dose of medicine they would rather not take. "The drought has affected us," said Johnny Crowe of Water Sports Central, a boat dealership on Holiday Road in South Hall County. "I believe it has affected everyone in the entire state." But Crowe admits ...
Four local lawyers are scheduled to interview with a search committee in Atlanta today for a new Hall County State Court judgeship.
You bought that gym membership or piece of home workout equipment with the best of intentions, but you're filled with a sense of dread every time you think about working out. After all, the phrase does contain the word "work." But getting regular exercise can seem more like fun than a chore, and you should be able to break the weekly requirement into "bite-sized" pieces to make it easier, according ...
New versions of state math, science and social studies Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests sent thousands of failing Georgia students back for 20 more days of school this summer. Roughly 1,400 Hall County students attended summer school in June - about twice as many as last summer, according to Gerald Boyd, Hall County school improvement specialist. The spike in summer school students also cost the county system a pretty penny. ...
After nine days on trial in Hall County Superior Court in Gainesville, Paul J. Bennett still has lingering legal issues - he faces four misdemeanor charges brought by the state in a prior, separate incident.
AT&T is seeking to put up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
A former substitute teacher is now in the Hall County Jail after being arrested on a stalking charge.
A Clarkesville man was arrested Wednesday on a charge of enticing a child for indecent purposes following a Hall County Sheriff's Office undercover operation.
Gainesville firefighters put out a car fire this afternoon inside an auto shop at 894 Wills Street just off Queen City Parkway.
Gainesville Police are investigating after a man fled from a traffic stop and officers found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said.
Some economic signs are encouraging, such as a surging stock market and industry expansion, but the area's housing market is still struggling to make a comeback in the wake of the nation's worst downturn since the Great Depression.
The glass in the front door at North Hall High School was found broken Tuesday morning.
Gainesville residents may not pay water rate increases to help fund the planned Glades Reservoir in Hall County, but they could still wind up on the hook down the road.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is appealing a decision by the Hall County Civil Service Board to reinstate two deputies terminated after the escape of an inmate from the Hall County Courthouse in July.
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