The state's projected budget shortfall of $1.6 billion this year is forcing Gov. Sonny Perdue to order cuts in education funding that will affect kindergarten through 12th-grade districts, technical colleges and four-year universities.
A week after an accident that came close to claiming his life, Johnson High School Assistant Principal Mike Adcock remains in critical condition, but officials are hopeful for a good long-term prognosis.
Representatives of the design firm Heery International presented their plans for the Gainesville's future police department and municipal court building Thursday morning to the City Council.
Georgia high school seniors made gains on the ACT this year, while the national average for the college entrance exam fell. According to the state Department of Education, the state's composite ACT score rose to 20.6 in 2008, up from 20.3 in 2007. The national average of 1.3 million students' scores fell to 21.1, down from 21.2 last year. In all ACT subjects - English, reading, math and ...
Shouts of "Move that bus!" rang out through North Hall High School's brickyard. Ty Pennington wasn't there, but it was an episode of Extreme Makeover: Trojan Edition.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board decided against initiating a controversial rezoning this week, a move that would have set a precedent for the appointed board.
Guess which farm product brings more revenue into Georgia than peaches, pecans or peanuts?
With a high school band setting the musical backdrop, Kroger opened its newest Hall County supermarket Thursday in Oakwood. The 76,000-square-foot store is the second in South Hall and the third in the county for the Cincinnatti-based company.
Fifty people likely will show up to today's Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting dressed in red. They will gather in red to show solidarity in opposition to the rezoning request of one of their longtime neighbors.
Clayton Grant remembers getting his military haircut at Woody's Barber Shop in Dahlonega during FROG week of 1961. "It was rough," said Grant, who recently retired from the college. "I think they were rougher on you then than they are now. Of course, every generation thinks that."
JEFFERSON - The Jefferson Police Department's evidence room procedures and policies were under internal and state scrutiny in July, but the results of a Georgia Bureau of Investigation report show that "there was no evidence of any wrongdoing," according to an Aug. 12 news release.
When it comes to water conservation, Gainesville is right where it should be.
A four-lane Winder Highway between Ga. 211 in South Hall to Atlanta Highway in Oakwood is set to open in about a month. Motorists now are traveling along two southbound lanes and one northbound lane.
The judge overseeing the "water wars" court battle between Georgia, Florida and Alabama said Tuesday that he will decide whether Georgia has the legal right to withdraw water from Lake Lanier.
A Lula man involved in a Monday standoff was shot dead by deputies, according to a Georgia Bureau Investigation probe of the incident.
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.
Two people were arrested Thursday and charged in connection with a Nov. 14 armed robbery in the parking lot of the Taco Bell on Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville.
Second-grade students from Fair Street School took a field trip Friday that was more about service than sightseeing.
Outgoing Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Mary Carden was honored by friends and colleagues Friday afternoon at the Hall County Courthouse.
An early taste of winter is on the way with a cold start to the Thanksgiving holiday week, according to the National Weather Service.
It may be one of the biggest "what if" debates in political history.
With the national convention seven months away, Nath Hayes' job was to check out where the Georgia Jaycees would be staying during the event in Dallas.
Needy families in Hall County will have a full meal to enjoy on Thanksgiving.
Mary Anne Collier is passionate about two things: mathematics and teaching.
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.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.