Joey Leonard, 17, was driving while texting on a cell phone with a friend when he glanced down for an instant and took his eye off the road.
A bill promising local school districts more flexibility in a time of economic hardship is making its way to the floor of the state House of Representatives.
A Gainesville dental office opened its doors Friday to offer free care to more than 80 people in need.
Joan Alford's neighborhood watch has been active for a few years, but recently it regained focus as burglaries increased in the down economy.
Traditionally, school boards use annual retreats as an opportunity to make plans for the following school year and beyond.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a pickup truck backing out of a driveway in Oakwood, officials said.
Hall County schools Superintendent Will Schofield has been honored with the Gainesville Rotary Club's Guardian of Ethics Award.
H.F. Johnson Jr., former superintendent of Hall County schools, died Thursday. He was 71.
Hall County Sheriff's officials on Friday announced three arrests made in two separate burglary arrests.
OAKWOOD - A bleak revenue picture, made worse by expenses piling up from bad winter weather beating the roads, cast a pall over the Georgia Department of Transportation's annual forum Thursday.
Gainesville residents will have a chance to tell the City Council what they think about a proposal to cut their trash collection service.
School systems across Georgia may be forced to close schools, fire teachers or raise taxes to offset mounting budget deficits, according to a scenario presented Thursday to the state Board of Education.
Three community leaders were honored Thursday at the Northeast Georgia Council of the Boy Scouts of America annual American Values Dinner.
If Chestnut Mountain Elementary School administrators get their way, instead of teachers giving directions, it would be the students leading the way.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday night to ask for a criminal investigation of payments made to Omega Consulting, a firm owned by former Gainesville City Manager Carlyle Cox.
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Portions of Main Street in Gainesville will be closed beginning Monday for up to eight weeks as workers replace 100-year-old cast-iron water lines in advance ...
A top-ranking Georgia Department of Education official said Wednesday that "lawsuit or no lawsuit" state education leaders would continue making improvements to a 47-year-old program ...
When winter weather hits North Georgia, the proper preparation can help get you through the storm and stay warm and safe. Follow these tips:
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