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 ...
A 65-year-old Norcross woman who went missing after visiting her husband in the Emory Eastside Medical Center was found safe Thursday night in Habersham County.
Tyrone Lucas will be returning to West Hall Middle School as an assistant principal, according to school Principal Sarah Justus.
The Suwanee Downtown Development Authority is starting a facade improvement grant program that will provide grants for exterior improvements to buildings in downtown Suwanee, which encompasses Town Center as well as historic Old Town. The program is funded through a contribution from the Suwanee branch of BB&T bank, in Suwanee's Town Center.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is looking at ways to assist Latino business owners - starting with plans for a beautification project along Atlanta Highway - but many business owners in the Latino business district say aesthetics takes a backseat to safety concerns.
On Saturday night, horse lovers from all across the Southeast gathered at the Chicopee Agricultural Center for a horse show put on by the East Hall Dugout Club.
Recent estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau report what Gainesville officials already knew: The city is getting bigger. But it may not be growing as fast as it has in the past.
Many North Georgia cities are having to loosen their belts to accommodate their swelling populations.
Tonight's concert by The Jesters, sponsored by The Arts Council, has been moved to the Georgia Mountains Center, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville.
"Go Big Red!"
The regional youth detention center in Gwinnett County is closing in June, with some offenders set to transfer to the Gainesville RYDC, the Department of Juvenile Justice announced Thursday evening.
A fire Tuesday evening damaged a home on Etta Vesta Circle in Gainesville, authorities said.
Two male juveniles were arrested Wednesday in connection with a threatening note found in a Gainesville High School boys restroom.
DAWSONVILLE - An Atlanta surgeon was killed in Monday night's plane crash in Dawson County.
Construction is continuing on schedule for Hall County's two new fire stations, though the recent rainy weather is slowing things down just a tad.
Immigration attorneys are welcoming the shuttering of a Gainesville immigration detention center, owned by the city and operated by the Corrections Corp. of America.
Gainesville police offered a few more details into the search and chase of a Murrayville man who was found in the woods with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head on Nov. 19.
Middle and high school girls heard a special presentation Wednesday about the importance of self-respect and setting goals.
Brenau University students got a chance to ease the stress of final exams week on Wednesday and play with puppies. The Hall County Animal Shelter brought some pups to the campus for students to visit with and forget about grades for a moment.
Special Olympics Georgia is looking for hundreds of volunteers to help with an event in Hall County next fall.
One person died Wednesday in a one-vehicle wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road near Roy Parks Road in East Hall County.
Brenau University President Ed Schrader stood among the construction of the Brenau Downtown Center as workers continued to place the final touches of a renovation that's been nearly nine months in the making.
Gainesville is looking to plant 180 trees at three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" effort tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.
Hall County may save months and millions of dollars to provide sewer to the Ga. 365 corridor by not building a new sewer treatment plant in North Hall.