The state Board of Education decides this morning whether completely new classroom standards will roll out in fall 2011.
Dawson County school officials are preparing to tighten belts districtwide as they ready for another round of state funding cuts.
DAWSONVILLE - Of all the things Gene Bradshaw thought he would find on his front porch, a 150-pound black bear was at the bottom of the list.
One of Gainesville's oldest architectural jewels is getting polished.
Hall County is looking for ways to cut down on out-of-county trash at its compactor sites.
At a time when its unemployment rate has tripled in the last three years, Union County officials are hopeful a state loan will help them bring in the diversity their economy needs.
Some $53 million in safety, resurfacing and bridge replacement projects are planned throughout Georgia, including some $6 million to $7 million for work in Northeast Georgia.
One of the mostly highly celebrated days in history was Aug. 15, 1945, when the Allies announced the surrender of Japanese forces during World War II.
Gainesville City Council took another step forward Tuesday in building a new water treatment plant.
University of Georgia President Michael Adams appointed an interim athletic director Tuesday and a small search committee to find the next athletic director - but the timeline is still up in the air.
As one of several new faces at the Gainesville Fire Department, 23-year-old firefighter Jordan Green feels he's as ready as he can be for his first big fire call.
Both Jackson and Habersham counties have joined the ranks of Certified Work Ready Communities.
Although 26-plus horses are a fundamental portion of Cheryl Reyenger's business, she says they are more like pets - pampered pets at that - than livestock.
Attorneys for the city of Jefferson argued to the Georgia Supreme Court Tuesday that a judge should not have allowed a lawsuit filed by fired Police Chief Darren Glenn to go forward.
The Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday heard an appeal of a Hall County man who served 12 years in prison for statutory rape.
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A former Hall County Fire Services battalion chief denied any sort of intimidation or threats of county employees, his attorney said Friday.
A 61-year-old man was indicted this month on a charge of rape from 2013, according to authorities.
Eugene Williams, who has been a Brenau University professor since 2008, has been named dean of the College of Education.
The truth of grandma's sayings about the benefits of gardening and nature was a subject for conversation Thursday in Anne's Garden at the ...
Employee pay raises are at the fore of a $97 million spending plan Hall County officials are considering for the 2017 fiscal year.
An Arizona-based developer got the green light Thursday to get bulldozers moving again on a 53-acre Flowery Branch subdivision that had been killed by the ...
Up to five craftsman-style cottages planned along Mulberry Street, a heavily wooded area off Atlanta Highway, got Flowery Branch City Council's approval Thursday night.
It's not unusual to see a school bus parked outside Sugar Hill Academy of Talent and Career, but the bus stopped there Thursday morning ...
A Gainesville man died after a single-vehicle crash Thursday morning in North Hall, according to authorities.
Southbound traffic on Interstate 985 slowed to a crawl Thursday morning as a Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crew performed shoulder work.
The shock and sorrow is still coursing through Jason Hewett's veins.
More than 2 million American households rely on a federally subsidized voucher program to afford their rent, according to the U.S. Department of Housing ...
Braving winter weather
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