GAINESVILLE - After garnering nearly 450 responses from the general public last fall, the Gainesville-
GAINESVILLE - The runner-up in the Hall County spelling bee placed second at the district bee Saturday, earning the right to compete in the state spelling bee. East Hall Middle School principal Kevin Bales sent an e-mail to faculty and staff Saturday congratulating eighth-grader Jonathan Casas on his performance at Collins Hill High School in Suwanee. The state bee, sponsored by the Georgia Association of Educators, is ...
CUMMING - The Forsyth County school system is planning its 2008 Educator Job Fair for 5-8:30 p.m. Friday at South Forsyth High School, 585 Peachtree Parkway.
Misery loves company.
In her 11 years at Brenau University, Anna Wilkins hasn't seen a flu season like this one.
The Hall County school system typically redraws attendance boundary lines when it prepares to open a school. But the system is looking at another option that won't require families to change school districts when it opens the new high school in South Hall in the fall of 2009.
Two people were killed and five were injured as the result of a four-car collision in Barrow County Sunday, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Kathern Collier, 7, and Nancy Hamrick, 69, both of Winder, died Sunday afternoon in a four-car collision at the intersection of Ga. 211 and Old Thompson Mill Road.
Hall County Board of Commissioners proposed to reimburse Flowery Branch up to $75,000 for upgrading the city's Martin Road Elementary sewer pump station Monday.
By the end of this week, motorists in the Northside Drive area will have a little more time to stop and think.
To cap off Black History Month activities at Gainesville State College, five students discussed the value of black history education in schools. The college's Black Student Association and Debate Club sponsored the panel discussion, featuring Brittany Perry, Amon Kirk, Nicholas Humphrey, Frank N'Danema and Broderick Jones. Kirk called for a mandatory cultural diversity class for faculty and students. "Black history deserves more than a month," ...
The Georgia State Patrol has released the names of two females who were killed as a result of a four-car collision in Barrow County. Seven-year-old Kathern Collier and 69-year-old Nancy Hamrick, both of Winder, died Sunday afternoon in a four-car collision at the intersection of state route 211 and Old Thompson Mill Road.
GAINESVILLE - No one was harmed when grease ignited in a house full of eight people early Monday. The house, on the 1600 block of March Drive, sustained nearly $70,000 in damage and has been deemed unlivable, said Capt. Scott Cagle with the Hall County Fire Department.
Hall County's school system used to take its recruiting efforts on the road as it, like others throughout Georgia, scratched and clawed its way through the tight, highly competitive teacher market.
A four-car collision in Barrow County at the intersection of Ga. 211 and Old Thompson Mill Road left two dead Sunday afternoon, said the Georgia State Patrol. The wreck occurred at about 3 p.m. and left Ga. 211 westbound shutdown from approximately 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Hundreds of runners, volunteers and children poured into River Forks Park Sunday afternoon for the 16th Annual Challenged Child and Friends 5K Fun Run and One Mile Run/Walk.
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.