Military Times magazine has placed the University of North Georgia on its 2014 "Best for Vets" list, ranking the school No. 21 out of more than 600 across the country.
Will Barrett's success story is just beginning. The North Hall High sophomore is involved in several classes and activities at school, but the story of the 2003 Challenged Child & Friends graduate could have been very different if he had not attended the inclusive preschool. "I have Asperger's (syndrome)," he said. "As you may know, that is a special form of autism. ... Early intervention is essential for kids like me." Barrett was ...
One is a guitar-playing athlete. The other is a theater-loving sound engineer. Together they're producing songs that, as singer-songwriter Parker Oliver puts it, are a "cross between John Mayer and Jack Johnson." Oliver, a junior at Lakeview Academy, is releasing his first single "Get to You" this week across multiple platforms including iTunes and Spotify. "I've always been into music and singing," Oliver said. "About a year ago, I really decided that it was something ...
Keep the heavy coat handy for one more day. A hard freeze in the Gainesville area is forecast for tonight's low, at 29 degrees. A freeze warning remains in effect until 10 a.m. today, and from 10 tonight until 9 a.m. Thursday. "A really strong arctic high has come all the way down, at least from Canada," said National Weather Service meteorologist Alex Gibbs. "It's just a ...
East Hall Middle School, Gainesville Exploration Academy and New Holland Core Knowledge Academy are all "reward" schools, as announced Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education.
Many nonprofits in Hall County hope people go to the Georgia Gives Day website today to donate to their organization.
"We're different than men in a lot of ways," Tonya Butler-Collins said as she carried the microphone across the room to a small corner table where three other women veterans sat.
Testimony concluded Tuesday in the trial of Paul J. Bennett, a boater accused in the deaths of two Buford boys on Lake Lanier.
Northeast Georgians will awake to the first hard freeze of the season Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service predicts temperatures to drop into the mid-20s overnight. A freeze warning is in effect from 1 a.m. until 10 a.m. Wednesday. Prior to that, a wind advisory is in effect today until 1 a.m. Temperatures are expected to reach the mid-50s but drop throughout the day and into the night. Wednesday's highs will be in the upper ...
Residents in East Hall County were displaced by an overnight fire that destroyed their mobile home.
Red, white and blue lined the field behind Sardis Enrichment School on Monday, as students waved American flags and applauded as servicemen and servicewomen walked by them.
A retired Marine encouraged veterans Monday to "find opportunities" in their communities, places of worship and other organizations to continue to serve.
A stone's throw from the Gainesville Fire Department's headquarters on Queen City Parkway, family members rummaged Monday through the burned contents of their home.
Betty Toney was busy helping a co-worker with a problem when her manager asked her to stop what she was doing.
Nine Hall County residents made their plea for the county to adopt an anti-tethering law Monday at the Hall County Board of Commissioners work session.
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.
DAWSONVILLE- Authorities say a single-engine plane on its way to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Chamblee lost radar and radio contact Monday night before crashing in a heavily wooded area of Dawson County, killing the pilot.
Classes will continue as normal at Gainesville High School today, though with ramped-up security following a threatening note found Tuesday afternoon.
Lanier Elementary students got a treat Tuesday when about 15 Atlanta Falcons players were on hand at the school's gymnasium for the Atlanta Falcons' physical fitness camp. The players were there to help the students through the various activities and were joined by a group of Chestatee High seniors.
Gainesville City Council members said they had to approve an ordinance Tuesday night allowing guns in city parks.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.