Parasites, memory and mockingbirds are just a few of the subjects undergraduates at the University of North Georgia are researching this year as part of Faculty-Undergraduate Summer Enrichment.
Particularly drawn to Flat Creek, Melba Horton spent the early part of the summer checking the water quality at Lake Lanier.
The Georgia Lottery Corp. last week reported its largest single-year transfer to the state's education fund, which supports financial aid for pre-kindergarten and higher education students.
Four children were injured, two critically, Sunday afternoon when a car was knocked out of gear at a home in North Hall, authorities reported.
The 29 names inscribed on the American Legion plaque proclaim the Hall County troops' "ultimate sacrifice" in World War I, but their stories are tucked away in state records from the era.
Data released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in its Kids Count Data Book rank Georgia as 42nd in the nation for child well-being.
Gainesville resident Deana Martin-Owens knows all too well the grief from losing a child is often debilitating and not many know what to do with it.
Several Hall County residents who are appealing the reassessments of their lakefront home values have raised questions about that process.
Though overdoses are down, Hall County has experienced a comparatively higher number of drug-related deaths through July on the heels of varying substance-abuse initiatives.
The clanking of metals and cracks of splitting wood filled Riverside Military Academy's Curtis Hall Gym on Saturday as Riverside played host to the 2014 National Championships martial arts event for the Atlantic Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation.
Area school officials say they don't know how many refugee students, if any, will enter local schools this year but they are prepared to teach them as they would any others.
A Gainesville boy will be participating in Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's annual Care-A-Thon to raise over $1 million for cancer research.
The case involving two Flowery Branch business owners seeking damages for their flooded property has been moved to U.S. District Court, with both parties filing disclosures this week.
State Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville, has been named co-chairman of the Georgia House of Representatives' Role of Federal Government in Education Study Committee.
The North Georgia Community Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2014 Philanthropist of the Year award.
A thunderstorm that moved through Hall County on Monday evening caused some minor damage.
Gainesville City Schools will lower its millage rate this year, the first time the district has done so since 2010.
Behind Vanessa Hyatt-Fugate's home, down a weed-strewn slope in the Hollywood Hills subdivision off Thompson Bridge Road, runs Slaughterhouse Creek, a narrow, babbling stream that empties into a Lake Lanier cove.
Flipping through a series of dog pictures, David Jones asks the room of officers attending an Aug. 10 training program what the dog is telling them.
Georgia sinkholes may not spread to house-swallowing size - like ones that have opened up in Florida in recent years - but the Georgia Department of Transportation doesn't just dismiss them as random acts of nature.
The University of North Georgia is offering new bachelor's degree programs for the new school year at its Gainesville campus.
A new manager is at the helm of the Department of Driver Services in Gainesville.
The Hall County School District is seeking to issue honorary high school diplomas to veterans of foreign wars who weren't able to complete high school because of their military service.
A Texas woman killed in downtown Helen late Saturday has been identified.
Gainesville officials are embarking on a pay study to determine if workers' wages and benefits are competitive with similar-sized governments and private sector job equivalents.
Community members enjoyed sunny skies and live music Saturday, all with the intent to end homelessness in the county.
The door stood shut, harsh and uninviting.