To cap off Black History Month activities at Gainesville State College, five students discussed the value of black history education in schools. The college's Black Student Association and Debate Club sponsored the panel discussion, featuring Brittany Perry, Amon Kirk, Nicholas Humphrey, Frank N'Danema and Broderick Jones. Kirk called for a mandatory cultural diversity class for faculty and students. "Black history deserves more than a month," ...
The Georgia State Patrol has released the names of two females who were killed as a result of a four-car collision in Barrow County. Seven-year-old Kathern Collier and 69-year-old Nancy Hamrick, both of Winder, died Sunday afternoon in a four-car collision at the intersection of state route 211 and Old Thompson Mill Road.
GAINESVILLE - No one was harmed when grease ignited in a house full of eight people early Monday. The house, on the 1600 block of March Drive, sustained nearly $70,000 in damage and has been deemed unlivable, said Capt. Scott Cagle with the Hall County Fire Department.
Hall County's school system used to take its recruiting efforts on the road as it, like others throughout Georgia, scratched and clawed its way through the tight, highly competitive teacher market.
A four-car collision in Barrow County at the intersection of Ga. 211 and Old Thompson Mill Road left two dead Sunday afternoon, said the Georgia State Patrol. The wreck occurred at about 3 p.m. and left Ga. 211 westbound shutdown from approximately 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Hundreds of runners, volunteers and children poured into River Forks Park Sunday afternoon for the 16th Annual Challenged Child and Friends 5K Fun Run and One Mile Run/Walk.
The University of Georgia and Hall County Cooperative Extension Service are inviting you to take a walk across the state.
There are big changes in store for downtown Flowery Branch - $15 million worth of change to be exact.
Standing on the stage before a packed house of 3,000 people, the Rev. Jentezen Franklin is a force of kinetic energy.
The South lost one of its great characters Sunday.
Above-normal rains this month mean for the last 90 days or so, Gainesville hasn't been in a drought.
Lee Waters would surely be proud.
At least one exhibitor at Saturday's Home Expo believes reports of the death of the home industry - at least locally - have been greatly exaggerated. "The illusion that the market is dead is erroneous. People are just shopping smarter," said Jim Lawson, Builder's First Source representative.
Lisa Clark wanted to divorce the 15-year-old boy she conceived a child with prior to pleading guilty to statutory rape, and claimed from prison that the guardians who took custody of the newborn while she served her sentence were "trying to take my child," according to motions she filed with a Hall County judge.
GAINESVILLE -- Hall County schools now is feeling the effects of the nation's largest beef recall.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
Like Gainesville? Try the water.
Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
The halls of Lakeshore Mall are already decked for the upcoming holiday season, spruced up with lights and garland. Santa Claus has been installed to his throne of honor, and preparation for the onslaught of shoppers this upcoming Friday - the infamous Black Friday - are well under way.
TEXARKANA, Texas - A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday.