A flat $100 to $200 pay cut proposal has new and more experienced Gainesville school system teachers squaring off.
In a Monday meeting in which the Gainesville school board tentatively adopted a $51 million general fund budget, school board members fielded comments from several teachers who voiced concerns regarding the proposed pay cut, which would last no longer than two years.
JEFFERSON - It's nearly halfway through the current fiscal year and the city of Jefferson is getting started on the 2010 budget.
Monday's City Council work session marked the first budget presentation discussion for the upcoming year. Unlike many other municipalities, the Jefferson fiscal year is the same as a regular calendar year instead of beginning in July.
A ribbon cutting Tuesday for Northeast Georgia Health System's Corporate Plaza gave leaders with the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce the chance to peek inside the new, modern home of more than 350 support services employees.
With the dusty arrival of a Black Hawk helicopter on its campus Monday afternoon, Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville may figure into future emergency response plans for the Army's Camp Merrill in Dahlonega.
HARTFORD, Conn. - A huge nationwide spike in hospitalizations last month caused by a class of drugs often called "synthetic marijuana" illustrates the potency and dangers of the chemicals used to make them, and the shifty tactics authorities believe manufacturers are using to evade regulation.