The Gainesville City Board of Education plans to appoint an interim superintendent at its July 21 meeting, according to board chairman David Syfan.
Beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, people filled the Gainesville Civic Center to apply for one of more than 40 job opportunities at the new Frances Meadows Center as opening day draws nearer.
Left-hand turns are just a part of life for most drivers, but for older adults, having difficulty making them could be a sign that it's time to turn over the keys.
The city of Oakwood has joined the electronic universe. The South Hall city launched a new Web site, its first, on June 25. Now, residents and anyone else interested can check out the town via www.cityofoakwood.net. "We're still adding content, but (the site) is good enough now to refer people to it," City Manager Stan Brown said. The Web site, a year in the making, acknowledges it is a ...
Oakwood City Council is set to consider an annexation request Monday night for a child care center on Winder Highway.
They were loyal, long-term, trusted employees. And, according to authorities, they were skimming extraordinary amounts of money from their employers' coffers.
A 49-year-old Atlanta man drowned Saturday in Lake Lanier, the seventh death of the year on the lake and the fifth in nine days.
Authorities have identified Michael U. Abrams Sr., 49, of Decatur, as the man who drowned Saturday in a small cove of Lake Lanier, across from Holiday Marina in South Hall.
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 ...
Life as an American student is significantly different for French exchange student Arthur Schouteeten.
A revised set of design guidelines for Gainesville's historic districts separates residential-style buildings used as homes from those occupied by businesses.
Holiday festivities in the area will cause some frequently used streets to shut down for awhile this weekend.
A male victim has been flown to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after being run over by a vehicle.
Gainesville residents Friday shared their thoughts and respect for Nelson Mandela, South Africa's international icon who died Thursday at age 95.
Georgia Power has increased the ways customers can learn about outages.
Three hundred Fair Street kids attended the American Dental Association's "Give Kids a Smile" program for underserved children on Friday at Fair Street Elementary School, said principal William Campbell. Players from the Atlanta Falcons signed autographs, posed for photos and handed out Tony Gonzalez dolls.
A Jefferson man has been arrested and charged in the death of a teenage girl and her unborn child, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation reported Friday.
A statewide video competition has inspired local high school students to share the message that when it comes to underage drinking, most people are just saying "no."
Flowery Branch city planner John McHenry presented City Council with a draft Thursday night of its marketing analysis and redevelopment plan for the city's historic and commercial gateway district.
Children can get helmets this Saturday during a giveaway at Interactive Neighborhood for Kids in Gainesville.
Northeast Georgia could learn around the new year - if not sooner - whether it will get a trauma care designation, which one health official says could save lives by providing faster care for those badly hurt.
The Gainesville Jaycees is accepting nominations for its annual Young man and Young Woman of the Year award, which honors Hall County residents younger than 40 for their community service.