All 34 Hall County schools met "Adequate Yearly Progress" this year for the first time ever based on preliminary reports, said Superintendent Will Schofield.
Gainesville city officials continue to court the Gainesville school board to win its support for the city's tax allocation district, but the school board's chairman said the latest proposal needs more compromise.
A two-year lock on new boat docks has been released and Lake Lanier residents now have a path to getting a permit through a process involving a random drawing.
When you get mad, you do something about - or at least that's Mike Thompson's philosophy when it comes to his Neighborhood Watch program.
Thanks to the federal Making Work Pay Credit, most Americans have a few extra dollars in their take home pay.
OAKWOOD - Last week, after six months in a war zone, Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown was trying to reorient himself to a construction zone.
CUMMING - The Forsyth County commission intends to buy Lanierland and turn the former country music venue into a community park.
More than 300,000 Georgia residents are still waiting to receive their state tax refunds. The long wait could mean more money for some.
A woman remained on life support Sunday night in a local hospital after failing to resurface while swimming Sunday afternoon in Lake Lanier.
The Jackson County Engineering Department will hold a public information open house concerning the John B. Brooks Road improvement project from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.
HOSCHTON - A petition circulated by Hoschton residents to secure a vote to change the city's charter might receive some clarity tonight.
When he enrolled in the University of Florida's environmental engineering program, Kelly Randall had tree-hugging in mind.
Last week, government experts recommended reducing the maximum dose of Tylenol and other acetaminophen drugs, a move that local health officials applaud.
JEFFERSON - In the face of state budget cuts and lower Local Option Sales Tax collections, Jefferson city and education officials have found other ways to bring in additional revenue.
Two people who were part of a family swimming in Lake Lanier this afternoon have been taken to separate hospitals after they failed to resurface.
One of the victims is a 24-year-old woman, who has been taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center and is in critical condition, said David Kimbrell, Hall County fire chief.
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Gainesville City Schools hope to build more classrooms for students over the next five years.
Qualifying is set for Aug. 31-Sept. 2 to replace Clermont Town Councilwoman Lynn Adams, who resigned last week.
A woman who died Sunday after being found unresponsive in Lake Lanier has been identified as a Buford woman.
More than a dozen Gainesville Police officers went through bike patrol certification last week.
Gainesville is looking to make widespread water system improvements to prepare for future development but also address water issues raised by area residents.
After state leaders complained the course was "biased and inaccurate," the Advanced Placement U.S. History course framework is changing.
In February, Lisa Hicks prepared for a new life milestone with the approaching arrival of grandson Joseph Gabriel Patterson.
Col. James H. Benson regularly meets with mothers who want their sons to attend Riverside Military Academy but can't make the finances work, even ...
Tourism is often seen as supporting the "quality of life" that residents living on Lake Lanier enjoy.
An early Sunday night wreck on Cool Springs Road near Nix Bridge Road led to three critical injuries and one non-life-threatening injury, according to authorities ...
A day at Lake Lanier turned tragic Sunday afternoon after a woman found unresponsive in the water died later at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in ...
A truck carrying six people overturned Sunday afternoon on Ga. 365 near Cagle Road in North Hall, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Reading and math have always gotten plenty of focus at school, but lately, so has health.
South Hall families learned earlier this year that nearly 200 children might attend a different elementary school come August.
About $60 will buy most local juniors and seniors a parking spot at their high school for a year, if they behave.
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