Is your son or daughter getting ready to start school for the first time? The Times would like to tag along for the day. The Times is looking for a family to feature on this momentous occasion in a child's life as the first-time student gets ready, experiences the first day of school and then returns home to relate the day's events. The Times plans to shoot both photographs and ...
New pencils, notebooks and folders are the first things most kids buy with a new school year just around the corner. But for some local kids, just getting the basic school supplies will be out of reach.
The vice chairman of the Glynn County Board of Education said Steven Ballowe was the most qualified of seven candidates who applied for the job of executive director of school improvement.
The planned installation of the pedestrian bridge over U.S. 441 in front of Piedmont College in Demorest has been rescheduled for Thursday.
The Medical Center Auxiliary honored 100 teen volunteers at an appreciation dinner Thursday at Gainesville First United Methodist Church.
Georgia officials are taking an ax to state agency funding and withholding tax cuts for homeowners as predictions for the state's expected budget shortfall reached into the billions Friday.
Out at the Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, not too far from the county jail, it's like the Wild West once a month. Stetson-wearing cowboys and cowgirls astride galloping horses take aim with their six-guns and blast away at their targets.
A 71-year-old Gainesville woman faces a misdemeanor vehicular homicide charge in connection with an April 2007 wreck that claimed the life of a popular Lula teen.
The Gainesville school system is starting the school year fresh with 59 new teachers who were welcomed at a luncheon Friday at the Gainesville Civic Center.
The cost of reserving sewer capacity in Flowery Branch will stay at $22 per gallon for all restaurants, including Waffle House.
The good news is that Northeast Georgia's drought did not worsen over the past week.
With 30 classmates, it was the largest of Clermont High School's history, and they still have the newspaper clippings to prove it.
While he hasn't announced his candidacy, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle told Hall County educators on Thursday that if he was living at the governor's mansion, his children would still go to school here.
Shopping for clothes, computers or school supplies will cost you 7 percent less for the next four days.
After years of talk, the meter is finally running on construction of Gainesville's planned multi-level parking deck.
DALLAS - A Flowery Branch native and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
The Hall County Correctional Institute occupies a 50-year-old building that has seen better days, Warden Walt Davis said.
The way the state rates schools will change somewhat this year, focusing more on student progress and less on one-time achievement.
A machete-wielding man shot by Hall County deputies faces additional assault charges, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
Students across Hall County are learning how to code this week and, as a result, have made a little extra cash.
Jennifer Lefevre is the recipient of an $850 grant via Clipper Petroleum.
Photographs and one particularly interesting artifact - a ledger showing expenses from 1953 - helped tell the story of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic's 60 years in Gainesville.
Gainesville City Council will discuss at its work session Thursday a business resolution to adopt the Gainesville-Hall '96 Lake Lanier Olympic Venue service and lease agreements.
Northeast Georgia has seen more than its share of wet weather the past few days.
Oakwood City Council gave its OK on Monday night to AT&T putting up a 195-foot cellphone tower at Maranatha Baptist Church in Oakwood.
The future of a proposed large development remains uncertain until Hall County commissioners have a clearer understanding of how the wastewater will be handled.
Initial steps are being taken toward building a new correctional institute in Hall County.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies tried to subdue a machete-wielding assault suspect with a stun gun before shooting him Sunday morning, said Sgt. Mark Mitchell, sheriff's office spokesman.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and injured a man who approached deputies early Sunday wielding "a large weapon thought to be a sword or machete."
Positions in manufacturing are consistent as the market grows, but employer demands seem to be outpacing employee skills.