Gainesville school officials hope that parking and other changes at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy will help ease traffic woes, particularly in the morning when parents park to walk their children into school.
GAINESVILLE - The Hall County school system is looking at allowing rising ninth-graders interested in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme to start their high school career at Johnson High School, one of the Hall County high schools offering the program. Students wouldn't be able to start the two-year program until 11th grade, but they'd already be accustomed to the high school before starting the program. "I think ...
After his morning workout, the Atlanta Falcons David Patterson stopped by Chicopee Woods Elementary for some light reading. The 285-pound defensive lineman's choice of material: "The Lady With the Alligator Purse."
FLOWERY BRANCH - An overturned rig leaked between 400 and 500 gallons of diesel fuel on a vacant lot Monday in northern Flowery Branch. Authorities received the call about the leaking diesel fuel at 8:30 a.m. Monday, but are not sure how long the fuel had been leaking from the overturned rig, said Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell. "Evidently it had been turned over for quite ...
It was an unusual friendship - a Baptist police chief and a Catholic priest.
Terry Floyd brought her 20-year-old daughter to an Oakwood sporting goods store Saturday morning for a two-hour presentation on personal safety, from locks and alarms to cars, phones and computers.
A bill now before the state Senate proposes to open the door wider for vouchers in Georgia.
It's going to take more than a bout with breast cancer and low lake levels to slow down the paddlers of Dragon Boat Atlanta. Two dozen breast cancer survivors and supporters participated in a two-day paddle training session at Lake Lanier this weekend to prepare for the upcoming paddling season that runs through November. The survivors and supporters sat in pairs while paddling the waters of Lake Lanier in a ...
For the last four months, Gainesville High School students have joined Newtown residents in preparing for the opening of the Newtown Florist Club's Desota Street office.
The Gainesville City Board of Education plans to talk Monday about how growing traffic on Enota Avenue is affecting Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy.
BY STEPHEN GURR firstname.lastname@example.org DAHLONEGA - Professor Joe Morgan's PowerPoint presentation isn't for those with weak stomachs.In a semi-darkened classroom of 30 students at North Georgia College and State University, Morgan projected image after image of grisly death scenes on a large screen. The pictures are an integral part of the new death investigation class taught by Morgan, a former senior investigator ...
The 18-year battle between Georgia, Florida and Alabama over water appears headed back to federal court.
Hall County children will gather in a most magical way today, to celebrate the 104th birthday of Dr. Seuss. The National Education Association is hosting the 11th annual Read Across America day to honor Theodor Seuss Geisel, the beloved author who brought rhyme and fun into the lives of countless children worldwide. More than 45 million parents and children are expected to participate in the birthday celebration that aims to ...
If an influenza pandemic strikes, every segment of the community is going to be affected, including businesses. But convincing companies that they need to be prepared has been a tough sell.
An adoption attorney from White County wants Edward Tucker, 35-year clerk of court for Lumpkin County, to rethink how he does business.
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.
The president and CEO of the Georgia Mountains YMCA is resigning to take a job as executive director of the Siskey YMCA in Matthews, N.C., a suburb of Charlotte.
A Wednesday donor drive could be just the ticket for a young Gainesville woman as she searches for a stem cell donor match - a cure for her cancer.
A Dawson County teen and star athlete died Monday night after she fell from the hood of a moving vehicle.
Actor Tom Hanks has donated $25,000 to Camp Toccoa at Currahee Inc. for its ambitious restoration of the World War II paratrooper training camp.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to pull $490,333 from its sewer fund to pay for emergency repairs related to May 19 floods.
If one drop of rain doesn't fall on Hall County until mid-August, the area would still have a surplus of rain for 2013.
Gainesville City Council is expected to hold an unscheduled meeting Thursday morning before its regular work session to vote again on amending its code to reduce the advertising requirements for annexations started by a local government.
The victim of a fatal single-vehicle accident early Sunday on Cleveland Highway has been identified as a Gainesville man.
Hall County commissioners will consider closing a railroad crossing on Tumbling Circle and abandoning the right of way at their Thursday evening meeting.
The Oakwood Police Department is working on a case against a Gainesville man involving a newspaper the department believes he fraudulently created called the Gainesville Observer.
A second Lula man in less than two weeks has been arrested on charges of manufacturing marijuana.
Two inches of rain has fallen so far today at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, and more may be on the way, according to the National Weather Service.