It's not every day that friendly witches and Superman gather around the dinner table to share a meal of macaroni and cheese, chicken tenders, and peanut butter and chocolate pie.
Leaders of the Hall County school system and Lanier Technical College are hoping a $3.2 million grant will put local high schools on the fast track to providing a more modern career-oriented education for Hall County students. Will Schofield, superintendent of Hall County schools, traveled to Atlanta Thursday with Mike Moye, president of Lanier Technical College, to pitch a joint grant proposal to leaders of the Technical College System of ...
The mental competency of Allan Robert Dickie to stand trial in his death penalty case won't be an issue - at least for now. Dickie, following the advice of his attorney, refused to participate in a court-ordered psychological evaluation at the Hall County jail, according to a letter to Superior Court Judge Jason Deal written by the head of forensic services for Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital. Dickie, 20, ...
It's one of the oldest scams in the auto business: rolling back the mileage on a car's odometer.
The Gainesville school board has unanimously named Merrianne Dyer its permanent new superintendent. Dyer, who has served as interim superintendent since Steven Ballowe was fired from the post July 3, became the school system's superintendent at a called school board meeting at 8 a.m. Friday. The board promoted Dyer from her position as Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School principal and appointed her to the interim superintendent position on July ...
The Hall County Board of Commissioners named a fifth member to the board of tax assessors at its meeting Thursday. Commissioner Billy Powell selected Whit Powell to replace former chief assessor Emory Martin, who resigned last week after District Attorney Lee Darragh and the Georgia Bureau of Investigations closed investigations into some of his actions while on the board.
A pedestrian was killed while crossing Ga. 60 at the Fieldale Farms Murrayville plant late Wednesday, authorities said.
For the past week, 25-year-old Travis Loyd has been spending his afternoons at the Gainesville branch of the Hall County Library.
Hall County's rabies epidemic shows no signs of abating. The number of cases reported this year has now reached 39.
More than 11,000 University System of Georgia employees are reconsidering their top-notch health care plans now that the Board of Regents has pulled $20 million from the system's health insurance program. The move was part of the Board of Regent's decision to approve a $136 million budget cut for the state's 35 colleges and universities. To cut back on spending, the Board of Regents opted for university system employees who ...
A Hall County school bus driver was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly went through the purse of a school administrator and stole cash while the administrator was with students on a field trip, police and school officials said. Sandra Lynn Pace, 51, of Jefferson was charged with theft by taking, Gainesville police Lt. Brian Kelly said Wednesday. The arrest happened at about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday outside Stork Gamco, an Airport ...
The air was cool, the leaves were starting to turn and the weather was perfect for an afternoon of music on the square. People young and old came out Wednesday to see the band Riverside play as part of the Blue Sky Concert Series and enjoy the autumn day on the square in downtown Gainesville.
When Hall County Sheriff Steve Cronic was faced with a county mandate to furlough all 480 of his employees for one day a month, he looked around for other law enforcement agencies in the state that faced the same challenge.
Business leaders all around Lake Lanier are pulling together to help one of their own. A fundraiser is scheduled Saturday at Aqualand Marina to benefit Lesli Smith, a local real estate agent and co-owner of Lake Lanier Lodges Log Cabin and Boat Rentals.
Hall County officials say they soon will begin construction on the new Laurel Park boat ramp and build extensions for two others.
Terminated deputies Jack Dodd and Larry Henslee responded Thursday to what they said are inaccurate and unfair assertions of blame by the Hall County Sheriff's Office for their roles in the escape of an inmate.
Homeless and needy veterans will have the opportunity to receive vital supplies Saturday through several area veterans organizations.
Gainesville ushered in another holiday season with horse-drawn carriage rides, music and lights on the square.
The inaugural Mary Parks Youth Champion award was given to two out of eight nominees.
The Peach State is producing far more blueberries than peaches, said Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black.
Rhett Lamar Conner waited for the Red Rabbit bus Wednesday afternoon at a new bus stop near Brenau University.
Friday marks 50 years since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, an event that resonates through the country to this day.
Gainesville police are investigating after a man fled from a traffic stop and officers found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said.
Area residents still seeking to understand how the new federal health care law affects them are invited to a Monday hearing on the troubled rollout.
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