Fifth-graders with a "passion and ability" for languages will be able to have intensive language instruction when they get to middle school this fall, said Hall County Schools Superintendent Will Schofield.
If a chemical spill happens in Hall County, local governments and businesses will be ready.
The legal battle over "The Red Hat Club" isn't quite over.
JEFFERSON - If you have some loose change in the cup holder of your car, you may be days away from buying your next favorite book.
The CEO of a planned motorsports park in Dawsonville says a promotion offering free half days at the track for people who bring in a "Super Speeder" ticket is not encouraging folks to speed.
Phil Markert doesn't mind the proposal to change the name of Holiday and Friendship roads to Lanier Islands Parkway, despite the sign in front of his business taking a direct hit.
A Gainesville woman was charged with burglary Monday night after neighbors reported suspicious activity on Mountain View Drive in Gainesville.
Macita and Yamatha St. Germain want to show people what Haiti was like before the Jan. 12 earthquake that laid the island nation to ruin.
It's not great news, but it's better than they expected.
Hall County's high school students will soon move to a seven-period school schedule.
Longtime Hall County tax assessor Terrell Gaines announced he is retiring.
Both lanes of Ga. 255 just north of Ga. 17 in Sautee will be closed Tuesday for emergency repair work.
JEFFERSON - The Jefferson City Council has approved one rezoning request, while postponing another request for the second time.
Georgia's water wars will be the subject of an upcoming lecture series at Georgia State University in Atlanta.
In 2001, after about 150 Sudanese refugees immigrated to her hometown of Jacksonville, Fla., Joan Hecht took several of the orphans under her wing.
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A lack of affordable, quality housing in Gainesville and Hall County and its effects on the area economy and residents' quality of life are issues ...
Two men face drug charges after an arrest Friday, during which one resisted arrest and fought with the officers, officials say.
Partygoers got their annual midwinter head start on Mardis Gras on Saturday by dressing up in their finest festival attire for the annual Fasching event ...
Anyone who has owned a dog or cat can attest to the difficulty of getting a confused animal to follow directions. But for local artist ...
One teenager was wounded and another arrested after a shooting incident Friday night in southern Hall County, the sheriff's office reported this morning.
The classic Georgia-Florida mixup for residents of Gainesville came again with the viral video of Shaquille O'Neal playing basketball with children.
Victoria Martin, a junior at Chestatee High School, squealed and jumped when the "control" in the experiment flexed her wrist and Victoria felt the electric ...
Job losses, wage cuts and underemployment during the recession have taken a very specific toll on the nation's middle class.
In the claustrophobic confines of Brenda and Darrell Carter's Gainesville apartment, 26-year-old Cortney Jackson sits on a sofa surrounded by medical equipment, framed photos ...
An employee at Kubota Manufacturing who is late, leaves early or is absent without scheduling time off six times in a year no longer has ...
An armed man told everyone to get on the ground Thursday night in a Gainesville Dollar General and demanded cash from the cashier, police said.
A renewed focus on homelessness in Gainesville comes just as the population of those living on the streets grows beyond the resources available to serve ...
A woman claims in a lawsuit that the hospital discarded her amputated leg and caused her "irreparable harm" because of her desire to bury it.
Braving winter weather
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