When Gainesville college student Rachel Henderson learned a test for her online class was administered 20 miles away in Dahlonega, she opted instead to use a fee-based mobile proctoring service called ProctorU. The result, she said, was "pretty easy and kind of strange."
There's a killer that probably takes more lives than warfare. In 2003, an estimated 50,000 people died during a devastating heat wave that affected most of Europe. Even in the U.S., where air conditioning is available on a much larger scale, the hot summer of 1980 resulted in 1,250 casualties, according to the National Weather Service (nws.noaa.gov).
Weights were lifted and burpies jumped Saturday as CrossFit athletes from all over metro Atlanta and North Georgia came to compete in the inaugural Showdown on the Square.
When the people who rescue us need saving themselves, a brotherhood emerges and rushes to their aid.
Hall County and Gainesville are finding most part-time workers now are complying with a new policy that limits the number of hours they can work each week.
Since May, the Georgia Department of Agriculture has announced over 25 food recalls in Georgia, including certain pitted fruits, bread and smoked salmon.
Hall County is saving about $13,000 after officials changed their minds on a contract for concrete blocks to be used in construction of the new correctional institute.
A life jacket giveaway by Hall County Fire Services that was set for 1 p.m. Friday at Bolding Mill Park was postponed due to weather.
School supply giveaways are set for today and Sunday ahead of the start of school Thursday for Gainesville students and Friday for Hall County students.
No threat was found from a suspicious device responsible for the closure Friday morning of a South Hall County road.
Tax-free weekend is here and parents looking to save money on electronics, clothes and school supplies are hitting stores to get their kids ready for school.
After more than a year of planning and renovation, the seniors of the Tower Heights community have their new community service center.
When Danielle Case embarked on a shopping trip to the mall with her sisters in 2009, she didn't know it would lead to an epiphany about the fashion choices available in her hometown.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins of Gainesville delivered the Republican Party's weekly radio address last weekend in response to President Barack Obama's usual Saturday remarks. And in this case, it was recorded in Gainesville.
Pap Datta hopes to turn Gainesville into the next hub of the craft brewing industry.
After almost a quarter century with the Hall County Juvenile Court, Judge Cliff Jolliff is retiring from the work he calls "extremely satisfying and extremely difficult."
An idea that started in Gainesville has begun to grow.
Residents of a local assisted living home didn't have far to go Friday to shop in the area's newest farmers market. Several area farmers, as well as craft and lotion businesses, set up in the parking lot of Summer's Landing at Limestone for the first annual farmers market. The market was to let residents at the assisted living and memory care facility get the farmers market experience without the travel, said Life Enrichment Director Rachel Wallace.
No one was home when a doublewide mobile home was destroyed by fire overnight in Lula, totalling $35,000 in damage.
One tiny finger at a time, Officer Terrelyn Singleton rubbed Cecilia Sisk's fingers in dark ink for fingerprinting. With her face consumed by a large pair of sunglasses, the 4-year-old was taking the same precautions as her mother.
Patients with health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield Georgia hang in limbo as the insurance company and Northeast Georgia Health System head toward contract deadlines.
A Gainesville woman accused of child molestation and rape involving a 4-year-old girl will not stand trial until she is further evaluated by mental health professionals.
MACON - Democrat Michelle Nunn on Thursday ramped up her attacks on Republican David Perdue in Georgia's closely watched Senate race, portraying her opponent as an obstructionist who would continue gridlock in Washington.
Sondra Cochran called it a "perfect storm." Her husband Gerard Schroeder thinks of it as a "royal flush."
The bidding process is set to begin for a $2.2 million project that will add more volume to Flowery Branch's water treatment plant.