Nearly all of area middle school students passed the End-of-Course Tests as part of high school-level classes.
Lanier Technical College student Karen Nowakowski has been named one of 12 semifinalists in the Technical College System of Georgia's 37th annual Student of the Year competition.
One was a Little League coach for his son's baseball and football teams. Another was a guitarist who recorded his own music. A computer geek, a bicycle racer, a triathlete champion - the diverse list of talents and passions goes on, but these men all had one thing in common: They were Georgia soldiers who gave their lives for America while in combat. Portraits and stories of 40 soldiers are ...
They've imagined it. They've dreamt about it. Now, it's time to don the cap and gown and take that big walk across the stage.
A Gainesville woman accused of neglecting her dogs to the point that some were eating the carcasses of dead dogs inside a pen remained in the Hall County Jail Thursday.
Two people have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened Friday morning at an electronics store on Jesse Jewell Parkway.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners announced at Thursday's commission meeting it will partner with the Board of Education to build a recreational facility at the new school site near Spout Springs Road.
Larry Dent, a former deputy commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation, has picked up the endorsement of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce in his bid for a seat on the State Transportation Board.
The number of rabies cases in Hall County this year continues to climb, with the 22nd case confirmed Friday.
Hall County Director of Human Resources Charley Nix will stand in as the interim county administrator after current Administrator Jim Shuler retires June 30, the county commission announced Thursday. Nix will temporarily hold the position while a national search for a new administrator is conducted and will continue to act as the director of human resources during this time. "He's a good man," Commissioner Bobby Banks said. <p ...
Kicking off at 10 a.m. Saturday, the new Spout Springs Library will celebrate its grand opening with a host of festivities. "This is something that has been long anticipated and waited for by the (residents) of South Hall," said Adrian Mixson, Hall County Library System director. "It's going to be greatly appreciated by the community." A few popular literary characters, including Clifford the Big Red Dog, Emily Elizabeth ...
There's at least one bank in Hall County that doesn't have to worry about the foreclosure crisis. The Chicopee Woods mitigation bank doesn't loan out money. Instead, it gives customers the right to destroy the environment.
The Gainesville City Board of Education explored some internal issues Wednesday morning, including whether an attorney should sit in on board meetings and when to hold closed-door sessions. The board held the retreat at city school board offices to review procedures, particularly as two of the members - Sammy Smith and Maria Calkins - are beginning their first four-year terms on the board. School administrators, including Superintendent Steven ...
Safe Kids of Gainesville and Hall County recognized many in the community at its annual awards banquet Thursday at Lakewood Baptist Church. "The purpose of Safe Kids is to prevent accidental injuries to children under the age of 14," said Safe Kids Coordinator Kimberly Martin.
The death of a 7-year-old Braselton boy in an ATV accident Monday has renewed concerns about the safety of children riding all-terrain vehicles.
John McHenry said one of his main goals as Flowery Branch city planner is redevelopment of the historic city center.
Hall County officials said they learned some lessons from the heavy storms and flooding that overwhelmed parts of the county last month.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch Sunday afternoon for much of North Georgia, including Hall County, through this morning.
One person was killed in a one-vehicle wreck in North Hall County this morning.
Rose Turk stands impatiently at Frances Meadows Aquatic Center, waiting for her sunscreen application.
A sunny Saturday made for a great day of cleaning and sprucing up of Gainesville's historic Piedmont Hotel.
Hall County and Gainesville school systems are part of 11 districts statewide to be selected for the Georgia Road to College grant, $2.6 million distributed through the College Board from the Goizueta Foundation of Atlanta.
Fayette County is fighting back after a court decision in May ruled the county's at-large voting system discriminated against black voters.
Flowery Branch and Hall County officials walked along Flowery Branch Creek in March, inspecting drainage structures as they went. All seemed OK at the time, except for the need for some relatively minor fixes.
People were swept away to faraway lands Saturday night at the annual Belly Dance Benefit show, performed by Alchemy Drumming and Dance.
Animals lovers understand the comfort and unconditional love that pets bring into a home.
A total of 115 runners and walkers took part Saturday in the inaugural Sheriff's Summer Sprint 5K fundraiser road race.
Gainesville City Board of Education members discussed the pending search for a new superintendent at Friday's board retreat.
Children laughed and screamed excitedly as they held their balloons up in the air waiting for the countdown to finish so they could let go and watch them float away.
The Times earned 16 overall awards Friday night in the Georgia Press Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest, including first place in General Excellence for a fifth straight year.