Larry Sparks already had a long career when he arrived at the city of Oakwood - 32 years in various roles at the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Commission.
They went back and forth for eight rounds, sending words across the stage. In the end, it was a tricky "y" disguised as a vowel that spelled the end for one team.
BUFORD - City managers from South Hall's four cities talked Tuesday morning about the need to work with each other for the benefit of the region.
The Shy City Jazz Lounge wants to bring some dancing to Athens Street, but the Hall County Board of Commissioners has a few requirements before approving a business license.
A financial discrepancy appears to have delayed the guilty plea federal prosecutors were expecting Tuesday morning in the tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud case against an ex-Dawson County official.
Georgia's Board of Regents will choose between two highly qualified but very different candidates for the top position at North Georgia College & State University.
In a room full of about 170 guests, Kiwanis Club of Gainesville's Eddie Hartness presented retired Gainesville High School teacher Mary Ellen Murray with the annual Youth Service Award Tuesday night.
Children are often asked what they want to be when they grow up. In Hall County, a group of high school students was asked that and then given the opportunity to do it.
Gainesville Police Department has charged three people in connection with air conditioning thefts at businesses and vacant homes mostly in the Thompson Bridge Road area.
BUFORD - City managers from South Hall's four cities talked this morning about the need to work with each other for the benefit of the region.
Much like the proverbial village that it takes to raise a child, it takes that same village to prepare for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test.
When a series of break-ins and an armed robbery hit Lisa Bradley's neighborhood, she decided it was time to fight back.
A local children's book author is marking the anniversary of Gainesville's deadly 1936 tornado with her own memorial - a book that will teach kids about the historical event.
Gainesville High School students will have a new abstinence-based program next school year.
An Alpharetta architectural firm was chosen Monday night to design the new Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School.
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ATHENS - Georgia's roads chief told a transportation-minded crowd Wednesday he hopes new and improved state and federal funding will help shore up the state ...
Update: The tornado warning has expired.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is accepting donations for those affected by the Tennessee wildfires that killed three, destroyed countless homes and businesses and ...
A skunk was found to be rabid after contact with a dog in North Hall, Hall County Animal Control learned on Monday.
Lula officials are working to figure out what the rules will be for restaurants selling liquor, beer and wine after the city's voters approved ...
A former Lanier Charter Career Academy student accused of threatening to get "the chopper out and make Columbine look childish" will take his case to ...
Heather Feldman has been named executive director of the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission. She had served as the interim executive director since August before being ...
The University System of Georgia's African-American Male Initiative will fund a course this spring at the University of North Georgia aimed at helping African-American ...
While the uproar over this year's holiday cups at Starbucks is a bit quieter than last year, it still exists.
A Monday night fire that destroyed the family home of a prominent local businessman has reignited a dispute between some Hall County and Gainesville officials ...
Work on a pedestrian/bicycling tunnel under Atlanta Highway/Ga. 13 near the Georgia Department of Labor could begin in early December.
Fire destroyed the expansive lakeside home of community leaders Philip and Mary Hart Wilheit.
The American flag has been flying in front of Matthew Youngelman's home since he moved to Summer Creek Estates off Lee Land Road.
Georgia Department of Transportation crews worked to repair a water main under Ga. 11/U.S. 129 near Casper Drive on Monday night, leading to ...
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