Larry Sparks already had a long career when he arrived at the city of Oakwood - 32 years in various roles at the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Commission.
They went back and forth for eight rounds, sending words across the stage. In the end, it was a tricky "y" disguised as a vowel that spelled the end for one team.
BUFORD - City managers from South Hall's four cities talked Tuesday morning about the need to work with each other for the benefit of the region.
The Shy City Jazz Lounge wants to bring some dancing to Athens Street, but the Hall County Board of Commissioners has a few requirements before approving a business license.
A financial discrepancy appears to have delayed the guilty plea federal prosecutors were expecting Tuesday morning in the tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud case against an ex-Dawson County official.
Georgia's Board of Regents will choose between two highly qualified but very different candidates for the top position at North Georgia College & State University.
In a room full of about 170 guests, Kiwanis Club of Gainesville's Eddie Hartness presented retired Gainesville High School teacher Mary Ellen Murray with the annual Youth Service Award Tuesday night.
Children are often asked what they want to be when they grow up. In Hall County, a group of high school students was asked that and then given the opportunity to do it.
Gainesville Police Department has charged three people in connection with air conditioning thefts at businesses and vacant homes mostly in the Thompson Bridge Road area.
BUFORD - City managers from South Hall's four cities talked this morning about the need to work with each other for the benefit of the region.
Much like the proverbial village that it takes to raise a child, it takes that same village to prepare for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test.
When a series of break-ins and an armed robbery hit Lisa Bradley's neighborhood, she decided it was time to fight back.
A local children's book author is marking the anniversary of Gainesville's deadly 1936 tornado with her own memorial - a book that will teach kids about the historical event.
Gainesville High School students will have a new abstinence-based program next school year.
An Alpharetta architectural firm was chosen Monday night to design the new Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School.
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First Baptist Church's banquet hall was once again overflowing with people clamoring over soup, salad and empty bowls.
Gainesville and Hall County students scored higher on the SAT exam in 2016 than 2015, but local scores still trailed the state average in both ...
A 35-acre tract that was the old entrance to Reunion Country Club in South Hall is a step closer to becoming part of a planned ...
Eight Hall County middle school students left a "launching pad" Monday night when the school district's first group of REACH scholars was announced.
A 28-year-old man has been charged with molesting a girl, who disclosed the alleged incident to police years later, police said.
Jury selection continues Tuesday in the case of a Gainesville man accused by police of performing a medical exam on a man that led to ...
More than a decade after closing the old PineIsle Resort, Lanier Islands resort in South Hall County is trying to get a feel for development ...
State lawmakers want to improve broadband internet service in rural parts of Georgia, including northeast cities like Dahlonega, and residents are being asked to take ...
Residents of Church Street Manor, an affordable housing complex for the elderly and disabled in Gainesville, were evacuated twice last week after an apparent gas ...
Chestatee High School track coach Stacey Merck was struck by a vehicle as she was running with some students Sunday morning.
Mary Bagwell, Dorena Mobley Lemus and Ashley Williams share their stories of surviving breast cancer.
LOUDON, N.H. - Kevin Harvick has thrived as NASCAR's version of a Game 7 master, steeling his nerves and flourishing in those win-or-else races ...
Patients suffering from heart failure now can get help through the area's first advanced inpatient heart failure treatment unit at Northeast Georgia Medical Center ...
The August unemployment rate of just 4.4 percent in metropolitan Gainesville, which includes all of Hall County, is both a positive sign of local ...
Work is halfway done on the second phase of the long-awaited four-lane Appalachian Parkway on the west side of Cleveland.
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