At least $600,000 left over from the construction of the new Gainesville Middle School can be applied to fix leaky roofs at five Gainesville school buildings, the Gainesville school board learned Monday night.
In Hall County, someone convicted of an alcohol-related misdemeanor will be banned from working in all businesses that sell alcohol in the county for five years - a punishment the Hall County Board of Commissioners thinks is too strict.
The police department, fire department, and the Warriors' Watch Riders made a lot of noise in Gainesville Saturday afternoon as they pulled up to the house of Capt. Frank Barroqueiro to honor him at his welcome home party from Afghanistan.
As he watched the recent carnage unfold in Nepal - earth movers climbing mountains of wreckage, rescuers sifting through rubble for survivors - Brenau University professor Humnath Panta feared for the lives of his family.