Hall and Gainesville schools have similar philosophies on student attendance, but opposite reactions to new attendance guidelines from the state Department of Education.
Gainesville officials intend to interview personnel in all city departments, beginning with the fire department, after an inquiry into the police department this summer revealed growing concerns about employee morale.
Jeff Foxworthy got local residents to open their checkbooks Thursday evening at Denim and Diamonds, the annual fundraiser benefiting My Sister's Place.
Thousands of Special Olympics Georgia athletes and coaches will be in Hall County this weekend for the 2014 State Fall Games.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has postponed a decision on whether to spend $20,000 to repair a tennis court at the Village at Deaton Creek.
The Flowery Branch woman whose remains were found last October in a Hall County park was strangled with an Ethernet cable, according to Gwinnett County warrants.
The suspect in the murder of a Hall County Jail inmate was indicted on a murder charge just three days after the slaying.
Work could start in November on a new round of efforts to help with flood protection and water quality in Gainesville's Flat Creek watershed.
A probable cause hearing has been set in the case of an inmate accused of killing his cellmate at the Hall County Jail.
Forsyth County plans to explore the possibility of creating connections to the popular Big Creek Greenway through bicycle trails in District 4.
Dawson County is voting on extending the 1-cent special purpose local option sales tax in the Nov. 4 election, and the local chamber is getting behind it.
No charges will be filed against William Robert "Bob" Johnson, who the Georgia State Patrol said failed to yield in a Sept. 30 wreck that killed his wife, Nola "Erice" Johnson.
Concerns about employee morale and a silent mutiny within the Gainesville Police Department were on the minds of city management and human resources officials when they interviewed candidates to fill the role of major in mid-August, just weeks before Chief Brian Kelly resigned.
Lt. Col. Kevin Jarrard left Riverside Military Academy over a managerial disagreement, according to an email sent Wednesday to parents.
People took advantage of free health screenings Wednesday at the HealthSmart Expo in Gainesville.
Two former administrators at West Hall Middle School were censured for manipulating Adequate Yearly Progress numbers in 2010, officials confirmed this month.
Students at the University of North Georgia will soon have internship opportunities at a special facility for patients with neurological disorders.
The idea to merge the Hall County and Gainesville governments has been floating around for decades but is now taking on new life.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice received a $750,000 federal grant for a re-entry program, with the intent to have a pilot program identified by next month.
As a lifetime bicyclist and co-owner of a Gainesville bicycle store, Nathan O'Neill more than welcomes the idea of a developed network of area trails.
No one was injured in house fire Sunday evening on Atlanta Highway in Gainesville, fire officials said.
Nearly one in 10 children will be sexually abused by the time they turn 18.
Georgia's competitive races for governor and U.S. Senate have dominated media coverage in the run-up to the general election Nov. 4, overshadowing other contests.
Inadequate pay for Gainesville firefighters is causing attrition within the department and costing city taxpayers dearly, according to multiple sources in the fire department.
Saturday was a bit too breezy for the hot air balloons to fly during the fifth annual Harvest Balloon Festival at Sterling on the Lake in Flowery Branch, but that didn't stop the fun. Wind and weather permitting, the balloons will try again beginning at 8 a.m. today.
Despite their deeper wallets, wealthier Georgians give less to charity than their lower-income neighbors, a study shows.
With big dreams come the possibility of worst nightmares.
For Will Schofield, the question about testing is not whether it has value, but when enough is enough.