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.
Except for an area off the Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway bridge in Gainesville over the Chattahoochee River, Lake Lanier met water quality standards in 2013.
Sunday afternoon on Green Street saw rain, cold temperatures and the arrival of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, albeit 17 days before Christmas Day.
Saturday morning, local residents will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville honoring veterans, both past and present.
Gainesville Public Utilities Department Director Kelly Randall said fewer companies were cited this year than previously for noncompliance with federal wastewater regulations.
Hall County has set a Jan. 7 deadline to receive proposals from consultants applying to help complete an update of a long-range transportation plan.
A North Hall County family of four is homeless after a fire destroyed its home Sunday morning.
The closer Christmas gets, the more excitement begins to fill the air.
A Gainesville church is continuing a tradition that may go on hiatus next year.
Work is finished on an extensive paving project at Lake Lanier parks and campgrounds, the biggest of three improvement projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first use of federal road dollars.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested four people Thursday charged with stealing a utility trailer and motorcycle.
A private tri-state water group has worked several years to find a water-sharing solution in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin that includes Lake Lanier, something that has eluded Georgia, Alabama and Florida for two decades.
The Georgia State Patrol on Friday identified the victim of a Wednesday afternoon fatal wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road as Paula J. Harper of Commerce.
Jose Galaviz was abusing drugs, including injecting heroin, when he wound up in the Hall County Drug Court program after being presented with two options.
Life as an American student is significantly different for French exchange student Arthur Schouteeten.