The letter arrived to Mark Padgett's mailbox just in time. He was a successful high school football coach who knew his tenure with one team had ended. When he opened the letter, Padgett realized a new career. His wife, Renee, agreed.
A former Gainesville insurance agent convicted on drug charges in Forsyth and Lumpkin counties has been sent back to prison to finish his sentence.
Hall County School's extended days have also affected the activities on the outskirts of instruction time such as transportation and sports practices.
While some worried Hall County's extended school days would lead to lots of tired and crabby kids, administrators say the change is having the opposite effect.
As Hall County's departments face an $8.8 million budget hole for fiscal year 2012, several changes at the state level aren't making it any easier.
If Gov. Nathan Deal signs a bill that would allow alcohol sales on Sundays, Gainesville residents could vote on it as early as November.
A new piece of state legislation could help school systems when it comes to splitting up dollars from the 1-cent sales tax for education.
Attorneys will argue this morning whether a former Gainesville insurance agent convicted on drug charges in Forsyth and Lumpkin counties should have to finish his sentence.
Hall County departments need a better way to plan their budgets for the future, two top county officials said Tuesday.
Ten area teachers were lifted up Tuesday morning as models of education excellence.
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank received an early Easter basket Tuesday when 54,000 eggs showed up at its loading dock.
A $3.35 million project to improve one of Hall County's busiest industrial and government arteries, Calvary Church Road, should begin soon.
Authorities say a 27-year-old Dawsonville man they arrested last week is responsible for nearly half of Dawson County's burglaries this year.
A man using a yard blower was injured after being struck by a vehicle and has been taken by helicopter to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, authorities said.
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Gainesville's unemployment rate in October stayed the same as September at 4.4 percent, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
When Gainesville Police Officer Jeremy Edge and his partner Alex head out to track a potentially armed and dangerous suspect, the two will be wearing ...
Riverside Military Academy President Col. William Gallagher will visit one alumnus who suffered serious injuries in a bombing this month in Afghanistan.
Some local charities did better than others for Georgia Gives Day, but all benefited from the Nov. 17 event that raised more than $4 million ...
A Gainesville man was killed after failing to yield the right of way on his bike when turning onto Harmony Church Road on Friday morning ...
Employers no longer have to worry about how to pay some salaried employees overtime, which may not be well-received by some employees.
When Thanksgiving leftovers are safely tucked away in the fridge, some choose to head out into the November chill for doorbusters and deals.
What do you have at your Thanksgiving dinner? What is your favorite dish during the holidays? Mashed potatoes? Turkey and ham? What about carne asada ...
J. Marie Griffin-Taylor, a former deputy sheriff and school resource officer with the Habersham County Sheriff's Office and an officer with the Clarkesville Police ...
One local family will gather around the television Thanksgiving night hoping to see some of its own in a Christmas movie.
About 24 miles of Interstate 85 could be getting wider from north of 985 to just north of U.S. 129 in Jefferson, which is ...
Brandon Hammock gasped, gripping his lower chest wound as he reached out with a blood-soaked hand to Michael Hammond of the University of North Georgia ...
Braving winter weather
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