The State Board of Education awarded the Gainesville school system $600,000 in federal grant funds to support the development of the system's charter school system.
The average price of gasoline in Georgia dropped to $3.17 Wednesday, a welcome relief for motorists who have endured recent spells of high prices and short supplies.
Local thrift, consignment and pawn shops have seen more traffic, but fewer sales as the economic downturn continues to strain wallets. "Business is doing OK. We're getting more people in, but they're being more careful," said Teressa Glazer, owner of Next to New Resale Boutique at 1705 Cleveland Highway.
A local haunted house will be donating a portion of tonight's proceeds to benefit a local deputy who was injured in an Aug. 11 standoff in Lula.
The Jefferson City Board of Education will meet at 4 p.m. today.
Gainesville Parks and Recreation announces fall and winter hours of operation for the Frances Meadows Aquatic and Community Center. The new hours start Nov. 1.
Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama face off tonight in the last presidential debate, set to air at 9 p.m.
On the afternoon following his rousing recital at Brenau University, critically acclaimed opera tenor Robert Breault discussed the business of professional music with students aspiring to be opera stars and world class pianists.
Children are too young to vote, so often their wants and needs are overlooked by the majority of society, but not by Martha Martin. As she puts it, "helping children is my passion." Martin is more than a woman of her word, she is also a woman of action and uses her passion for children to fuel her endeavors on multiple Jackson County boards and organizations that are dedicated to ...
The Sardis Elementary School community will have the opportunity tonight to give its thumbs up or down to a proposed charter school model that could be enacted at the Hall County elementary school in the 2009-2010 school year.
An official of a Gainesville bank and a spokesman for a state banking association said it remains to be seen if the federal government's direct infusion of cash will have any benefit for Georgia-based banks.
Gainesville police are investigating a late Monday armed robbery and car theft at a liquor store.
Three people face charges after a 16-year-old Gainesville girl died from alcohol use during a weekend camping trip in White County, authorities said Tuesday.
Motorists beware: Traffic patterns are changing around Interstate 985 in Oakwood.
For the fourth year in a row, Northeast Georgia Medical Center has been ranked No. 1 in Georgia and among the top 5 percent of hospitals in the nation for cardiac care.
Clermont residents showed Saturday night they are ready to greet the holiday season as the city held its fourth annual parade and tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall Park.
When Gem Jewelry Co. owner Marvin Orenstein died last December, his daughters said they were unsure of the business's future, prompting many to wonder who might carry on the tradition of gifting football players at every high school in the county with a shiny new timepiece.
When Kay Lord accidently flipped her car over, it ended up saving her life.
A local school has seen improvements in standardized test scores after implementing what's been a controversial grading method in other parts of the country.
When the Oakwood Police Department executed an undercover sting on a massage parlor, netting a prostitution arrest and other charges related to trading sex for money, they noticed some odd circumstances.
The Good News at Noon shelter has less than 30 days to raise $209,000 so it can expand its community services.
Gem Jewelry Company owner Linda Orenstein noted that term "Small Business Saturday" was coined by the American Express Company, but the marketing just stuck.
East Hall and North Hall high schools will soon be home to brand-new facilities for their fine arts departments, including their respective theater programs.
Retailers are calling gray the new black after store hours on Thanksgiving diluted the frenzy of shoppers on the popular day-after shopping event.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center will hold its 34th annual Love Light Tree Lighting Celebration at 7 p.m. Monday.
If you're looking for a way to work off that holiday turkey and extra helpings of mashed potatoes, lace up those walking shoes and head to North Hall Middle School.
Looking for some low-tech entertainment for the kids over the holidays?
Black Friday boasts lots of sales, but with them come some pushing and shoving.
While some families gathered to eat turkey and give thanks, others volunteered time or cooking skills Thursday to make sure other Hall County residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving Day meal.