Gainesville and Hall County are positioned to reap benefits from a $7 billion film industry that state officials are promoting this year in a new travel guide and tourism promotion unveiled last week. And there could be opportunities for local residents to get in on the action and drama.
As the 12 jurors turned and shuffled into the deliberation room, Miguel Angel Robles-Fernandez was nervous. The Gainesville man had been watched by a dozen of his Hall County peers as they listened to hours of testimony.
Eighth-graders in Janet Roland's business and computer science class at Gainesville Middle School got a dose of what so many Americans appear to have a tough time doing - putting together a budget and sticking to it.
A park and community center planned in the area of the Harrison Square public housing complex and Morningside Heights neighborhood in Gainesville has been scrapped after costs for developing the property escalated beyond initial estimates.
Schools in Gainesville and Hall County are offering their students a safe and inviting environment that's conducive to learning, according to a rating of "climate" standards released this week by the Georgia Department of Education.