For the second time in three years, The Times' website, gainesvilletimes.com, has been named the South's best website among papers its size by the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest.
Some colleges in the region will review admissions policies and could make changes by next year after the state Board of Regents voted Wednesday to enforce stricter rules for illegal immigrant applicants to Georgia colleges.
Nationally, more homes went into foreclosure this summer than in any three-month stretch since the housing market began to fall in 2006. In Hall County, however, the numbers are hovering at the same level.
Lane closures are set for next week on Interstate 85 as the Georgia Department of Transportation moves along on efforts to convert high-occupancy vehicle lanes to high-occupancy toll lanes in Gwinnett and DeKalb counties.