Information about food groups, healthy snacks and alternative choices can sometimes be hard to grasp when reading it off a pamphlet or handout.
Students who don't live in the Hall County School District will now have an opportunity to come inside - if space allows.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is set to approve a $257,000 contract Thursday for the architectural design of a new sheriff's office.
More students will equal more teachers in next year's county school budget.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will vote Thursday on whether to hire Siemens for energy-efficiency projects now that language in a proposed contract has been clarified.
Transportation plans usually affect humans, not a federally protected bird of prey.
Uncertainty over federal transportation dollars beyond July 1 may mean motorists who have long had a bumpy ride over the Dawsonville Highway westbound bridge crossing Lake Lanier may have to wait a bit longer for relief.
In a final dash before the legislative session ended Thursday, the Georgia General Assembly passed a bill widely expanding gun rights.
Public health advocates say addressing the fear of legal repercussions after dialing 911 will save overdose victims in a medical crisis after Georgia's "medical amnesty" bill passed the legislature Tuesday.
While backlash against the Common Core continues among political groups in Georgia, it appears the state is doing well in implementing the set of standards.
For many, reading may be a leisurely activity to enjoy during a quiet afternoon. For 10 Centennial Arts Academy students, it's a sport.
Hall County and area municipal officials will gather today to begin laying the groundwork for a new special purpose local option sales tax.
Players broke from the usual protocol and charged onto the field Saturday morning at City Park during opening day ceremonies for the Gainesville Parks and Recreation baseball and softball teams.
Kay Blackstock, executive director of the Georgia Mountain Food Bank, said Saturday night's first-ever celebration of the organization's new Harvester Club wasn't a challenge issued but an invitation to the community to help feed more people in the coming year.
Gainesville High School students now need only 23 credits to graduate, down from 24 last year and 28 just a few years ago.
A Dahlonega woman has been charged in a hit-and-run at a school bus stop that resulted in minor injuries to two Hall County schoolchildren.
With some hotly contested races in this year's election, including for the U.S. Senate and governor, the onslaught of political campaign advertising is just beginning.
Local attorneys representing Hall's indigent defendants welcomed an executive order providing additional funding for lawyers without conflicting interests.
A plane en route to Gainesville had to make an emergency landing in Commerce Sunday after the pilot reported "intermittent engine and power failure."
One in three Georgia inmates will return to prison within three years of being placed on parole, but a new state law aims to reduce those numbers and help nonviolent offenders get back to work.
Hall firefighters responded to a residential fire early Sunday morning, making it the sixth blaze since Thursday night.
Deputies were called to the scene of a gas station robbery Sunday afternoon.
A 6-year-old Gwinnett County boy died Saturday from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle, according to Gwinnett County Police spokesman Sgt. Brian Doan.
Students from area high schools have until May 1 to apply for this year's Junior Achievement scholarship.
Just one person qualified last week for a special election next month to replace Norman Harrop on the Lula City Council.
Women have made strides in many career areas, but it's still tough to break into some, including science, technology, engineering and math.
It may be too soon to tout a lowered re-offending rate or a quantifiable dollar amount saved to taxpayers, but a reverberation of statewide criminal justice reform is being noted by one local entity: the Hall County Correctional Institute.
The iconic fountain on Brenau University's front lawn is restored and now dedicated to one of Brenau's longtime figures.
A recent Supreme Court ruling allows individuals to donate to any number of federal candidates they want and promises to pour millions more dollars into an election system already swamped in money.