When foreign exchange students come to the U.S., they're not the only people learning about a new culture.
Some students play basketball, baseball or football, but students in the Hall County agriculture programs have an opportunity to compete in a different kind of high school competition.
Elachee Nature Science Center's newest tenant has had a rough start to the new year.
The Hall County dive team found a body Sunday night in Lake Lanier, a law enforcement official said.
The Gainesville Parks and Recreation department is ready to bid out improvements to a ballfield that include lights, concessions, restrooms and spectator seating.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, has introduced a bill that would allow the sale of 3,841 "underused" acres in the Gainesville-based Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests.
The last time the Romano family saw its potential adoptive son Yura, it was in an orphanage in the St. Petersburg area of Russia.
A Gainesville man is accused of trying to buy a date rape drug through Craigslist as part of a sexual assault scheme targeting his wife.
As Russell McMurry of Hall County was getting sworn in Jan. 20 as Georgia Department of Transportation's new planning director, the revolving door that is that department's top job swung again.
ATLANTA - The steps to the entrance of the state Capitol in Atlanta aren't quite as inspiring as those Rocky triumphantly ascends, arms raised when he reaches the top, ready for the fight of his life. But they do stir a sense of anticipation about what could be.
Last week, a threatening message written on a Gainesville High School bathroom wall led to a search of the school and heightened security the next day.
A special weekend program at Brenau University's School of Occupational Therapy sought to address challenges faced by caregivers dealing with individuals suffering from dementia. The Gerontology Conference and Dementia Care Workshop at the Brenau University Downtown Center drew more than 250 Brenau faculty and students Saturday from occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing and gerontology programs, as well as caregivers, family members of dementia patients, assisted living facility workers and community members.
HELEN - Sunny skies and bright costumes lit up North Georgia's Bavarian village Saturday for Fasching, the German celebration of Mardi Gras.
Two juvenile offenders have passed the test to earn their GEDs in the program's first year at the Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center.
A Flowery Branch man has been charged after law enforcement agents discovered methamphetamine, firearms and other materials in his home.
Whether you've recovered from your latest bout with winter weather or not, brace yourself: More may be on the way.
It's been a tough week for all of North Georgia.
Three local entrepreneurs were inducted into the 2015 Northeast Georgia Business Hall of Fame at a banquet Thursday at the Chattahoochee Country Club in Gainesville.
For once, it's OK to sleep in church.
South Hall residents Frank and Judy Margavio don't live on Spout Springs Road but sure drive it enough.
An amendment to an agreement between Flowery Branch and Buford exchanges two sewer service areas between the cities.
A visit to downtown Flowery Branch will often provide a view of a city employee crossing Main Street, going from one government office to another on opposite sides of the street.
Lula officials approved a special election June 16 to replace late Councilwoman Vicky Chambers.
ATLANTA - A bill to raise the age children must reach before entering kindergarten in Georgia passed the state House on Thursday but appears to face an uncertain future in the Senate.
After 23 years in business, Pat Ghastin is ready to retire.
The parties in the Chestatee High School prayer lawsuit filed their initial disclosures last week in terms of potential witnesses and discoverable information.
Harsh winds and freezing temperatures have been a growing concern for Hall County officials since the storm began Monday evening.
Snow flurries fell throughout Northeast Georgia on Wednesday, but the real weather threat to come is the bone-chilling cold settling in overnight.