As Georgia schools continue to "race to the top" by pushing academic rigor, the state board of education hopes to score some money in return.
Five Hall County students will take $1,500 with them to college this fall as Byrd scholars.
A water main break in Hoschton on Monday evening left one city subdivision without water and forced a boil water advisory to be issued through today.
Blame it on the rain, but few fatal incidents were reported on Georgia's lakes during the unofficial start to summer.
For the first time, Flowery Branch resident Marc Jones discovered the meaning of Memorial Day.
The city of Gainesville will offer its residents three opportunities to share their thoughts on a proposed tax increase, starting at 6 p.m. today at the Georgia Mountains Center.
As the Memorial Day weekend typically brings on summer's heat, the Gainesville-Hall County Senior Life Center is starting a program to cool seniors down.
An 88 percent graduation rate is nothing to scoff at. Still, Forsyth County Schools can improve, say system and community officials.
The manufacture of fake identity cards for illegal immigrants is big business, but it just got a lot tougher.
Thanks to summer thunderstorms, Gainesville's annual Memorial Day parade was a wash Monday.
As long as there have been cars, there have been car break-ins.
For some, history is something learned from textbooks or college lectures. But then there's the history learned from those who lived it.
Traveling in and around downtown Gainesville today?
Gainesville's Mack Abbott witnessed a history-changing event as it flashed by the window of his Marine Corps barracks on Dec. 7, 1941, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
The crowds came despite the clouds.
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Administrators of a Gainesville narcotic treatment program responded Wednesday to concerns that methadone was leaving the door unchecked.
Now that fireworks are legal in Georgia, Hall County is moving to prohibit shooting them off in local parks.
The Newtown Florist Club will meet with local law enforcement Thursday for a community conversation on racial profiling and interactions with police.
A blaze destroyed a large lake home Tuesday night in Hidden Harbor subdivision on Lake Lanier.
Tom Adam knows the lunch line isn't the only place kids get nourishment at school.
The Hall County Library System has been "stonewalled" by federal officials in its effort to launch a passport program.
Local investment professional Bob Willis has a message for anybody watching the stock market's steep decline over the past several weeks.
WHITESBURG - State environmental officials will vote Wednesday to allow less Chattahoochee River water, at times, to flow below Atlanta, a proposal that angers downstream communities ...
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy in pursuit of a suspect struck an ambulance Friday on Valley Creek in South Hall, leading to no ...
Health insurance policyholders might see premium increases as high as 38 percent next year, a Gainesville insurance executive told a Gainesville audience Tuesday.
A Gainesville narcotic treatment program will pay $20,000 to settle allegations in federal court about not keeping complete and accurate records of the drugs ...
A Lawrenceville man was convicted Monday on all charges of entering a Gainesville apartment in October 2013 and holding a woman at gunpoint.
It was the Fourth of July, and Joel Porter and his friends decided to shoot off some of the new fireworks only recently allowed to ...
Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation announced Monday a change that should lower bills for most of its customers through the end of the year.
The Northeast Georgia History Center is honoring three area businessmen as "local legacies" in its annual Taste of History Luncheon.
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