Local lawyer and former Hall County Commissioner Ashley Bell has formally announced his intentions to run for state school superintendent.
When the new Fair Street School building opened in October 2013, it was the Gainesville city school system's goal for all of those students to have their own school-issued tablet devices with the intent of eventually taking those home.
Ongoing concerns about the costs associated with providing services in Gainesville and unincorporated parts of Hall County have led state lawmakers to push for a bill that would put a mediation process in place for dealing with the city's next round of "island" annexations.
A new piece of equipment at the Hall County Recycling Center will increase efficiency and hopefully attract more users.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will vote on a number of proposed developments, including a South Hall apartment complex sure to bring out residents opposing the project, when it meets Thursday.
The future of Lake Lanier's water quality is on tap Thursday at a meeting at Unicoi State Park in Helen.
Collaboration was the theme at Monday night's Joint Municipal Association meeting as officials reported and heard progress toward cultivating a unified Northeast Georgia presence that is economically sound and sustainable.
Hall County students can rest easy: Barring any further bad weather, their spring breaks and summer vacations are free from being intruded upon.
The Georgia Department of Transportation calls the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing near Old Oakwood Road in Gainesville one of the most dangerous intersections in the state and has recommended closing it.
Construction on the Hall County Sheriff's Office North Hall precinct is moving along, with doors set to open to the public at the end of next month, county officials said.
For some, Thursday's public information open house on widening U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway in North Hall County may seem familiar.
State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, is co-sponsoring a bill aimed at reforming the state's medical malpractice system and lowering health care costs. His picture was on a mailer sent to many Hall County homes in January, asking residents to thank him for his support of the bill.
For the past two weeks, testimony in Hall County Superior Court has described a July 6, 2012, boating crash caused by negligence and recklessness.
Calling it a mere formality, Gainesville officials are hoping that changing the name of the existing tourism bureau to the Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority will be a boon to its economic development portfolio.
In Georgia, "pedestrian under the influence" is a criminal offense. So is walking while drunk illegal?
Caleb Hill, a fourth-grader at Wauka Mountain Multiple Intelligences Academy enjoys solving problems using multiplication and decimals.
Though perhaps unsurprising, what appear to be the most hotly contested races for local elected office this year will be fought in South Hall County.
Jessica Bailey knows how important it is to grow up in a home. The opportunities afforded to children who grow up in a stable environment with a roof over their heads and a place to call their own cannot be overstated.
Tensions over what academic standards Georgia adheres to have been simmering in Atlanta and could possibly boil over this week when a bill designed to radically change state education heads for a vote in the state House of Representatives.
Power lines are down and service out in several areas in North Hall County, Hall County officials say.
Students at Chestatee High School in Gainesville spent their class time on Friday serving the community with good deeds and improving their skill sets.
James Allen said he felt like the heavens opened up before his eyes when he first met cartoonist Jack Elrod a decade ago.
A Braselton man is accused of embezzling more than $75,000 from Road Atlanta over the course of a year.
Qualifying ended today with one more candidate filing locally. Steven Ellis, an independent from Gainesville, will be challenging incumbent Scott Gibbs for Hall County Board of Commissioners District 3. Ellis must obtain 935 signatures by July 8 to officialy be in the race.
On the screen behind Candace Kendle, an image flashed of two separate brain scans.
Flowery Branch City Council gave its first OK Thursday night to expanding the city's lone rock quarry, while signaling company officials and area residents to keep working toward a final agreement on conditions.
As the next year's state budget takes one step closer to reality, local schools continue to cheer as increased funding looks more like a certainty.
CLARKESVILLE - Local residents were heartbroken Thursday after a large fire did heavy damage to historic buildings in the downtown area of this Habersham County town.