In an increasingly technology-centered society, science education is growing in importance. Even on its own, it remains a critical part of helping students develop thinking and problem-solving skills.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles' silence on the July 10 clemency it granted a death-row inmate in a 1991 murder case has stirred strong emotions in North Georgia, with ripple effects possibly leading to the doors of the 2015 General Assembly.
Lula held its inaugural fall festival Saturday, hosted by the Lula-Belton Historical Society, even as rain clouds threatened the cloudy blue skies.
Thousands of spectators showed up Saturday to one of Flowery Branch's much-loved annual events.
Hall County schools are getting ready for a big transition.
Concerns that Hall County voters will not approve a new five-year round of special purpose local option sales tax money to pay for capital needs have led local government officials to begin preparing contingency plans to deal with the potential loss of revenue.
Veteran newspaper executive Charlotte Atkins has been named publisher of The Times.
Hall County residents may be used to a variety of boats on Lake Lanier, but thousands watched several unusual crafts on the lake Saturday during the 19th annual Atlanta Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.
Walt Snelling waves to an appreciative crowd at City Park Stadium along with wife Carol, right, and surrounded by family members during a special presentation honoring the longtime Gainesville High announcer.
One in 5 Georgians are food-insecure, a statistic the Georgia Mountain Food Bank hopes to improve.
When it comes to its new Gainesville business, the Gay family hopes it's a dog-eat-healthy-treats world.
Right by the front door of Spout Springs School of Enrichment is a vending machine wrapped in kraft paper; on it, student signatures are scrawled across it, promising to make healthy choices. The machine's only option is bottled water.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners denied a claim by Publix Supermarkets for a refund on property taxes paid from 2011 through 2013, a move that has been repeated by other counties across the region.
Four lanes of Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway between Interstate 985 and McEver Road are expected to be open to motorists by 5 p.m. Thursday, nearly two months earlier than expected.
Two weeks before Christmas, the Gainesville Police Department will ditch pen and paper and begin the process of digital reporting.
Hall County officials are considering creating a new agency that aims to revitalize tax-foreclosed, vacant and abandoned property.
Traffic is scheduled to shift Monday on Ga. 347 in Braselton as the Georgia Department of Transportation continues work on widening the South Hall County road.
The public is invited to take part in "Conversations that Matter," a town hall meeting addressing employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.
A Forsyth County grand jury handed down an indictment last week of a North Forsyth woman arrested as part of an investigation into possible fraudulent legal practices.
A 25-year-old Butts County man has been indicted on several charges in connection with the February beating death of a 3-year-old North Forsyth County boy.
The U.S. solicitor general said he believes the Supreme Court should put off accepting a Florida lawsuit that accuses Georgia of consuming too much water.
Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites has given its OK to a new chapter representing Don Carter State Park in North Hall County.
A portion of Wilshire Trails Park will be closed Wednesday and possibly Thursday, according to Gainesville Parks and Recreation.
Libertarian candidate for governor Andrew Hunt spoke Monday to the Politically Incorrect Club at the University of North Georgia, outlining his platform as a third-party candidate.
The fall season officially begins today, bringing cooler temperatures throughout the week. The break from the summer heat has allowed several Hall County residents the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, whether it be a brisk walk through the square or relaxing downtown.
Election season is heating up as Republican and Democratic candidates swing through Hall County in the next week.
Republican voters swarmed the clubhouse Monday at the Village at Deaton Creek to welcome U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, his wife, Bonnie, first lady of Georgia Sandra Deal and State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville.
MINNEAPOLIS - A 25-year-old man was sentenced Monday to life in prison with a chance for parole after admitting he killed a second woman in the Twin Cities and left her body in an abandoned car.