With the public's attention already diverted toward the upcoming presidential election, President George W. Bush stood up Monday night and reminded the nation that he is still the person in charge.
OAKWOOD - Jones Elementary School fifth-grader Parker Ramey won the Hall County School System spelling bee Monday morning at West Hall Middle School. Parker, 10, is the son of Hank and Casey Ramey. Hank Ramey is principal at Jones.
The latest map for the proposed route of the Sardis Road Connector is now available on the Hall County government Web site. Although the map is not a document of the final route for the Sardis Road Connector construction, it is the route the county is pursuing right now, said Jody Woodall, road projects manager for Hall County.
Westminster Christian School has named a new headmaster to begin work July 1.
GAINESVILLE - A Thursday deadline is set to nominate students considered deserving to be honored in the Grady Young Foundation's Fifth Annual Memorial Weekend Youth Recognition Banquet on March 15.
GAINESVILLE - Law enforcement officials have released the name of a Gainesville man who was involved in a two-hour standoff with police after threatening to shoot himself. Matthew Christopher White, 23, of Gainesville was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment late Saturday after threatening to commit suicide in his room at the Ramada Limited on Jesse Jewell Parkway. Gainesville police arrived at the Ramada Limited ...
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Jeff Parks was 5 years old when he first met the Rev. Gerald Jordan at Calvary Temple Assembly of God. Thirty-four years later, Parks attended Jordan's retirement party Sunday, which celebrated Jordan's 50 years of Christian ministry. Parks was one of more than 200 people who showed up to honor Jordan. Members of many local Assembly of God churches attended the event and credited Jordan with helping the denomination open ...
After three years of dating, Clay Carlyle got down on bended knee, looked deep into girlfriend Jennifer Reece's eyes and asked for her hand in marriage.
A fund is being set up at the University of Georgia in memory of Meredith Emerson, the 24-year-old hiker who disappeared New Year's Day after hiking on a Union County trail and was later found slain. When fully endowed, the Meredith Hope Emerson Memorial Fund for Study Abroad will be given to a UGA student each year for study in a French-speaking country, with preference given to current and former ...
Some three dozen people spent their Saturday morning not only getting a bit of stress relief, but helping out a local woman.
It's not every day that an environmental official asks for a round of applause for an auto racing series.
Gainesville wasn't exactly a boom town in 1908.
BY STEPHEN GURR firstname.lastname@example.org Two people died after a head-on collision Saturday morning in Murrayville, the Georgia State Patrol said. Hall County Coroner Marion Merck said he could not release the identities of the wreck victims pending notification of next of kin. State patrol officials said the male driver of a 1995 Ford Escort was northbound on Ga. 60 near Bark Camp ...
Spout Springs Elementary School is planning "Camp Invention," which provides science enrichment through hands-on activities, for June 9-13.
Local school systems were no different than many businesses during the economic sluggishness over the recession.
More than 400 people swabbed their cheeks Wednesday at East Hall High School during the Be The Match donor drive for Kelsey Bishop, 23, who has acute myeloid leukemia.
Deputies are looking for at least two people who were believed to be in a Saturn Aura that crashed on Sanders Road sometime after 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
Delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention approved a resolution Wednesday opposing a new Boy Scouts of America policy to allow gay youths to join the troops.
With temperatures climbing to the low 90s Wednesday and a heat index reaching the mid-90s, it appears it is officially that time of year again in Northeast Georgia, when sweltering heat and high humidity are the norm. Until recently, soaring temperatures have been kept at bay thanks to the area's surplus of steady rain and overcast skies.
Subsidized federal student loan rates are set to double in July, increasing monthly payments for thousands of students across the state, possibly making post-secondary education less of a reality for many.
Jaemor Farms is growing, and not just peaches.
Hall County may increase residents' property taxes to fund improvements in fire services, including a new fire station, personnel and equipment.
"At-risk" middle school students are now the targets of a program developed with tactics to increase academic performance and high school graduation rates.
Gainesville police are looking for a woman who is believed to have used stolen credit cards at Publix on Thompson Bridge Road.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs now expects to open its new Oakwood Community Based Outpatient Clinic on Aug. 19.
An apartment complex designed for seniors is planned near the Ga. 400 corridor.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board unanimously approved a request of a local church to place an electronic sign on display.
The Hall County School District is hosting a "School Budgeting Basics" seminar Monday.
Plans to build a "town within a town" on about 1,000 acres in Gainesville are heating up again.