Aaron Turpin has been named as one of the "40 top innovators in education" by the Center for Digital Education, a research institute specializing in education technology trends.
Hall County residents get an extra day to pay their property taxes this year.
Different programs of interest may be in the future for Lanier Technical College.
Gainesville is considering supporting Hall County's planned Glades Reservoir if it won't raise water rates for the city's water customers.
The Hall County school system has upgraded its website in an effort to improve its digital presence in the community, especially for those with smartphones.
Owners of foreclosed property in Hall County must now register with the county Marshal's Office and pay a $100 fee.
It's time to hang up on the 678, 706, 770 and 404 telephone area codes. The North American Numbering Plan Administration, a national organization that manages area codes, will no longer be assigning new numbers to the four area codes that are associated with Atlanta and Northeast Georgia. Instead, new numbers in metropolitan Atlanta and surrounding areas, including Gainesville, will fall under the 470 area code, while large portions of Central, East, North ...
With time running out on the current Deer Management Plan, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is already looking toward its next one.
A new year was just beginning - an extraordinary year, in which so much would change. Half a century ago, on Jan. 14, 1963, George Wallace took the podium to give his inaugural address as governor of Alabama. His words framed a fiery rejoinder to a civil rights movement gathering strength. "I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny," he thundered, "and I say, segregation now, segregation ...
The season of giving is already underway in Gainesville. Early Monday morning, the Georgia Mountain Food Bank waited on a truck filled with 10 pallets of school supplies to make its delivery. The shipment, including notebooks, paper, crayons and other supplies, came from the Atlanta Community Food Bank as part of its Kids In Need program. The program focuses on providing school and office supplies to staff in public schools where ...
The future of Wood's Mill Academy remains uncertain. It's been proposed the building, at 715 Wood's Mill Road, be closed as a separate school for middle and high school students. Under the proposal, a portion would remain open for high school students seeking alternative ways of learning; the building would also open to middle school students choosing to pursue the International Baccalaureate program. Two community members, including a Wood's Mill student, voiced their concerns at ...
Area residents recall their reaction at news of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963.
Those worried about the deer population in their neck of the woods have an opportunity tonight to tell the Georgia Department of Natural Resources about it.
News of the day included a residents' group disbanding over a tax equalization issue in Hall County and the Georgia Poultry Federation protesting a claim the U.S. had lost $26 million in exports.
Irine Keebaugh hadn't visited the church in decades, since leaving the New Holland community and later joining a Baptist church.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
The city of Gainesville may lose millions of dollars it was expecting to generate from the downtown jail it bought last year after Corrections Corp. of America announced Monday it was pulling out.
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.
At this time one year ago, Lake Lanier was draining fast, full pool a long-ago memory.
An expected change to the way the state funds public libraries could mean less money overall for the Hall County Library System.
Oakwood property tax bills are set to go in the mail today.
Hall County government is planning a $2.7 million rebuilding of McEver Road from Flat Creek Road in Oakwood to Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.
Thanksgiving travel was relatively quiet in Hall County, marred only by a one-vehicle wreck in East Hall.
A Baldwin man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday at Joe Chandler Road and Hawkins Road in East Hall County, the Georgia State Patrol reported.
Clermont residents showed Saturday night they are ready to greet the holiday season as the city held its fourth annual parade and tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall Park.
When Gem Jewelry Co. owner Marvin Orenstein died last December, his daughters said they were unsure of the business's future, prompting many to wonder who might carry on the tradition of gifting football players at every high school in the county with a shiny new timepiece.
When Kay Lord accidently flipped her car over, it ended up saving her life.
A local school has seen improvements in standardized test scores after implementing what's been a controversial grading method in other parts of the country.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.