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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It's like something out of a "Seinfeld" episode, where a bright red light from a Kenny Rogers chicken joint shines day and night through ...
Nearly 125 elementary school students "graduated" from the fifth annual RISE - Real Interactive Summer-learning Experience) - program Friday morning.
A large, airy storage area at the Georgia Mountain Food Bank is usually stocked full with canned and boxed foods and goods. But Friday afternoon ...
A Hall County woman formerly charged with hindering the apprehension of a fugitive has received new charges, according to authorities.
Four people remained missing Friday night after a boat overturned on Lake Lanier earlier in the afternoon near Cocktail Cove.
Davis Middle School is one of five schools selected to participate in the Georgia Grown Test Kitchen program for the upcoming year.
A man Friday demanded access to the vault of a Buford bank and left with a sum of money, according to authorities.
Gainesville and Hall County officials met with civic and religious leaders Thursday night at the city's public safety complex for a roundtable discussion aiming ...
Braving winter weather
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