The state Board of Education decides this morning whether completely new classroom standards will roll out in fall 2011.
Dawson County school officials are preparing to tighten belts districtwide as they ready for another round of state funding cuts.
DAWSONVILLE - Of all the things Gene Bradshaw thought he would find on his front porch, a 150-pound black bear was at the bottom of the list.
One of Gainesville's oldest architectural jewels is getting polished.
Hall County is looking for ways to cut down on out-of-county trash at its compactor sites.
At a time when its unemployment rate has tripled in the last three years, Union County officials are hopeful a state loan will help them bring in the diversity their economy needs.
Some $53 million in safety, resurfacing and bridge replacement projects are planned throughout Georgia, including some $6 million to $7 million for work in Northeast Georgia.
One of the mostly highly celebrated days in history was Aug. 15, 1945, when the Allies announced the surrender of Japanese forces during World War II.
Gainesville City Council took another step forward Tuesday in building a new water treatment plant.
University of Georgia President Michael Adams appointed an interim athletic director Tuesday and a small search committee to find the next athletic director - but the timeline is still up in the air.
As one of several new faces at the Gainesville Fire Department, 23-year-old firefighter Jordan Green feels he's as ready as he can be for his first big fire call.
Both Jackson and Habersham counties have joined the ranks of Certified Work Ready Communities.
Although 26-plus horses are a fundamental portion of Cheryl Reyenger's business, she says they are more like pets - pampered pets at that - than livestock.
Attorneys for the city of Jefferson argued to the Georgia Supreme Court Tuesday that a judge should not have allowed a lawsuit filed by fired Police Chief Darren Glenn to go forward.
The Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday heard an appeal of a Hall County man who served 12 years in prison for statutory rape.
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Gainesville attorney Ashley Bell is on a mission to make the Republican Party more responsive to issues of social justice and criminal justice reform, and ...
The city of Gainesville is no stranger to doughnut shops, but Andy Nuon hopes to bring something new with his shop Danny's Donuts.
The Gainesville-Hall County Senior Life Center buzzed with activity Wednesday morning, as area senior citizens gathered for a special event.
A study of traffic in the Martin Road area of South Hall - near where a much-opposed interchange is being built - will be folded into a ...
The J.A. Walters Family YMCA is seeking a variance to allow a digital sign roughly twice the size allowed in the city of Gainesville ...
Stepping down from her executive director role, Connie Stephens said she was glad the reins have been passed to someone "just as passionate and committed."
With supporters and protesters squaring off in the streets, and despite flurries of dissent on the convention floor, Donald Trump formally secured the Republican nomination ...
The Hall County school district wants more native speaking Spanish teachers. If the district could find enough teachers, it could expand its World Language Academy ...
Jack Pyburn, an architect and rowing enthusiast, helped local organizers create the plan for the Lake Lanier venue and helped found the Lake Lanier Rowing ...
A local nonprofit group is planning a weekend of activities to inspire and empower teens and young adults.
Starting and maintaining a club isn't as easy as it sounds.
One of Gainesville's most iconic historic buildings has a new owner.
Gainesville is looking to improve pedestrian connections around downtown and, in the process, spruce up some major roadways.
Lula officials are planning a field trip to Sugar Hill in North Gwinnett County on Friday.
The Hall County school system is looking at installing LED lighting in its gymnasiums districtwide.
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