The college frenzy is about to get even bigger. Due to high school graduation rates, 2009 is projected to be a peak year for college enrollment nationwide, and many high school seniors are trying to gain a competitive edge by entering joint enrollment programs. Joint enrollment allows high school students to take college courses at a local university while also enrolled in courses at their high school. Lenna Applebee, the ...
Lipitor - it's not just for Grandpa anymore.
Apple Inc.'s new iPhone went on sale Friday to eager buyers worldwide, including dozens who lined up before dawn at the AT&T store on Jesse Jewell Parkway.
A Flowery Branch woman dissatisfied with repairs to her car pulled out her gun and started shooting, authorities said. No one was hurt when 55-year-old Cathy J. Parks fired her small-caliber pistol five times into the air during an argument with the car repairman Thursday night, Hall County Sheriff's Maj. Jeff Strickland said. Strickland said Parks had repairs made to her car and it broke down as ...
Residents of a South Hall subdivision are trying to decide their next move - perhaps a legal one - following Buford's annexation of 66 acres off Friendship Road.
Law officers from across Northeast Georgia were bringing the heat Friday.
The idea of "telemedicine" - doctors using computers to interact with patients from a distant location - has been around for a while. But on July 1, Northeast Georgia Medical Center took the concept to a new level. Dr. Karthik Ramaswamy, a cardiac electrophysiologist with Northeast Georgia Heart Center in Gainesville, was invited to give a presentation at a conference in Milan, Italy, on correcting ...
A 65-year-old Norcross woman who went missing after visiting her husband in the Emory Eastside Medical Center was found safe Thursday night in Habersham County.
Tyrone Lucas will be returning to West Hall Middle School as an assistant principal, according to school Principal Sarah Justus.
The Suwanee Downtown Development Authority is starting a facade improvement grant program that will provide grants for exterior improvements to buildings in downtown Suwanee, which encompasses Town Center as well as historic Old Town. The program is funded through a contribution from the Suwanee branch of BB&T bank, in Suwanee's Town Center.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is looking at ways to assist Latino business owners - starting with plans for a beautification project along Atlanta Highway - but many business owners in the Latino business district say aesthetics takes a backseat to safety concerns.
On Saturday night, horse lovers from all across the Southeast gathered at the Chicopee Agricultural Center for a horse show put on by the East Hall Dugout Club.
Recent estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau report what Gainesville officials already knew: The city is getting bigger. But it may not be growing as fast as it has in the past.
Many North Georgia cities are having to loosen their belts to accommodate their swelling populations.
Tonight's concert by The Jesters, sponsored by The Arts Council, has been moved to the Georgia Mountains Center, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville.
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.
Gainesville's youth detention center will be accommodating more offenders, according to Thursday's Department of Juvenile Justice announcement to close the Gwinnett Regional Youth Detention Center by June 2014.