WASHINGTON - Who killed JFK? Fifty years after the slaying of the nation's 35th president, that's still a provocative question for many. Conspiracy theories began swirling almost immediately after President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, and have never really stopped. A spate of new books re-examining that moment in anticipation of the 50th anniversary has revived some theories, tried to squelch others and found intriguing new details of botched investigations ...
The Associated Press-GfK poll on the assassination of John F. Kennedy was conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications on April 11-15. It is based on landline telephone and cellphone interviews with a nationally representative random sample of 1,004 adults. Interviews were conducted with 601 respondents on landline telephones and 403 on cellphones.
On the very day John F. Kennedy died, a cottage industry was born. Fifty years and hundreds of millions of dollars later, it's still thriving.
Hall County will test its weather sirens at about 10 a.m. today.
At Sardis Enrichment School, once-a-week clusters let groups of students choose an area of interest outside the regular curriculum and research it with like-minded students, said Gifted and Enrichment teacher Deanna Fawcett.
Aaron Turpin has been named as one of the "40 top innovators in education" by the Center for Digital Education, a research institute specializing in education technology trends.
Hall County residents get an extra day to pay their property taxes this year.
Different programs of interest may be in the future for Lanier Technical College.
Gainesville is considering supporting Hall County's planned Glades Reservoir if it won't raise water rates for the city's water customers.
The Hall County school system has upgraded its website in an effort to improve its digital presence in the community, especially for those with smartphones.
Owners of foreclosed property in Hall County must now register with the county Marshal's Office and pay a $100 fee.
It's time to hang up on the 678, 706, 770 and 404 telephone area codes. The North American Numbering Plan Administration, a national organization that manages area codes, will no longer be assigning new numbers to the four area codes that are associated with Atlanta and Northeast Georgia. Instead, new numbers in metropolitan Atlanta and surrounding areas, including Gainesville, will fall under the 470 area code, while large portions of Central, East, North ...
With time running out on the current Deer Management Plan, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is already looking toward its next one.
A new year was just beginning - an extraordinary year, in which so much would change. Half a century ago, on Jan. 14, 1963, George Wallace took the podium to give his inaugural address as governor of Alabama. His words framed a fiery rejoinder to a civil rights movement gathering strength. "I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny," he thundered, "and I say, segregation now, segregation ...
The season of giving is already underway in Gainesville. Early Monday morning, the Georgia Mountain Food Bank waited on a truck filled with 10 pallets of school supplies to make its delivery. The shipment, including notebooks, paper, crayons and other supplies, came from the Atlanta Community Food Bank as part of its Kids In Need program. The program focuses on providing school and office supplies to staff in public schools where ...
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.
A piece of Gainesville and Fair Street School history, the towering oak tree in front of the school, is being cut down today.
An Oakwood spa agreed to close its business after an employee was arrested for prostitution in an undercover sting, law enforcement officials said.