The state Department of Education certified summer school retest results that declare 31 out of 34 Hall County schools made Adequate Yearly Progress for the 2007-2008 school year.
A 20-year-old Truett-McConnell College student was discovered dead Thursday morning in her dorm room in Cleveland from what authorities believe were natural causes.
Mike Kelley captured 60 percent of the vote in a four-man special election for mayor of Baldwin Tuesday. In complete, but unofficial results, Kelley received 122 votes, Jerry Neace was second with 57. Former Mayor Mike Reed had 14 votes and Thomas Loudermilk had 11 votes.
An official registration of his campaign for governor filed last week reveals that Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has tapped business leaders from central and coastal Georgia for the top campaign positions.
Though Texas is hundreds of miles from Gainesville, local residents are nevertheless heading out to help those devastated by Hurricane Ike.
Autumn hasn't officially arrived yet, but some people already are wondering how they can afford to heat their homes this winter.
The grass in Gen. James Longstreet's front yard is dry and crunchy, and those who take care of it have asked for the city's help.
A little bit of sweat and elbow grease once qualified as viable job skills in America. Now, knowing your ABCs and having a high school diploma are required just to get by.
As it prepares to cut its ties to county government, the Humane Society of Hall County is seeking a new identity.
Voters in Hall County can begin early voting for the Nov. 4 general election today.
When Lisa Carson entered the Hall County Drug Court in February 2004 after being caught forging prescriptions for Lortab, she felt lost and overwhelmed by the system. She needed a friend.
Nobody wants to go through chemotherapy. But when it's necessary, the Longstreet Clinic is trying to make the experience as pleasant as possible.
Editor's note: State Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, currently is in Iraq as a U.S. Air Force reserve chaplain. He began his service there last week, and in an e-mailed report on his first Sunday in Iraq, he discussed his first worship service conducted for military personnel at his location. <span style="font-family: ...
Gas prices likely will stay up this week, even though Hurricane Ike didn't wreak as much havoc on Texas oil refineries as some expected.
The Northeast Georgia chapter of the National Red Cross is tightening its belt in reaction to the downturn in the local and national economy, restructuring its staff and eliminating four staff positions.
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.
Despite Hall County's September agreement with Gainesville to service the Gateway Industrial Centre in North Hall, Lula's role in treating wastewater for that portion of the county remains a point of contention.
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank will hold a food drive Dec. 3 at Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville.
Hall County native and state Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery D. Niles has been appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to the nominating committee for the selection of Georgia's next head of the Office of the Child Advocate.