Larry Sparks already had a long career when he arrived at the city of Oakwood - 32 years in various roles at the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Commission.
They went back and forth for eight rounds, sending words across the stage. In the end, it was a tricky "y" disguised as a vowel that spelled the end for one team.
BUFORD - City managers from South Hall's four cities talked Tuesday morning about the need to work with each other for the benefit of the region.
The Shy City Jazz Lounge wants to bring some dancing to Athens Street, but the Hall County Board of Commissioners has a few requirements before approving a business license.
A financial discrepancy appears to have delayed the guilty plea federal prosecutors were expecting Tuesday morning in the tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud case against an ex-Dawson County official.
Georgia's Board of Regents will choose between two highly qualified but very different candidates for the top position at North Georgia College & State University.
In a room full of about 170 guests, Kiwanis Club of Gainesville's Eddie Hartness presented retired Gainesville High School teacher Mary Ellen Murray with the annual Youth Service Award Tuesday night.
Children are often asked what they want to be when they grow up. In Hall County, a group of high school students was asked that and then given the opportunity to do it.
Gainesville Police Department has charged three people in connection with air conditioning thefts at businesses and vacant homes mostly in the Thompson Bridge Road area.
BUFORD - City managers from South Hall's four cities talked this morning about the need to work with each other for the benefit of the region.
Much like the proverbial village that it takes to raise a child, it takes that same village to prepare for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test.
When a series of break-ins and an armed robbery hit Lisa Bradley's neighborhood, she decided it was time to fight back.
A local children's book author is marking the anniversary of Gainesville's deadly 1936 tornado with her own memorial - a book that will teach kids about the historical event.
Gainesville High School students will have a new abstinence-based program next school year.
An Alpharetta architectural firm was chosen Monday night to design the new Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School.
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"The Tire Man" is about to become the retired man.
Gainesville officials said Tuesday that they were surprised by a push from smaller cities in Hall County to unite against the influence of Gainesville and ...
A Clayton man is accused of exposing himself to a jogger at an East Hall Park, according to authorities.
Gasoline should begin flowing again Wednesday - through a temporary bypass on a critical pipeline - after a major leak in Alabama forced a shutdown that led ...
Employees from a Dawsonville grocery store spent their Tuesday morning volunteering in South Hall.
Construction and development crews with the Georgia Department of Transportation have been occupying the Ga. 400 and Ga. 53 intersection for nearly 20 months, working ...
Five Gainesville Middle School students joined about 680 others in Georgia as REACH scholars Tuesday. The state program to encourage students to attend college also ...
Multiple groups from Georgia, including the Gainesville-based Lake Lanier Association, are following the lead of some Florida organizations in wanting to chime in on the ...
A business summit called "Employers In The Know" will be held in Gainesville on Oct. 5. The summit is one in a series of 12 ...
Naming school facilities for Gainesville City Schools continues to be a source of dispute - six months after the issue was raised. The Gainesville Board of ...
A 186-lot subdivision planned off busy Spout Springs Road in South Hall got the Hall County Planning Commission's recommendation for approval Monday night.
The FBI has agreed to pay up to $1.7 million for a new firing range and training facility in Hall County that it will ...
Dhruv Gaur, a senior at Lakeview Academy, has been named a National Merit Scholar semifinalist. He is the only Hall County student on the list.
Davis Middle School in Flowery Branch is seeking more business representatives for its Davis Discovery Career Fair on Oct. 28.
A Gainesville man's probable cause hearing for charges of attempted rape and false imprisonment was postponed two weeks.
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