The state Board of Education decides this morning whether completely new classroom standards will roll out in fall 2011.
Dawson County school officials are preparing to tighten belts districtwide as they ready for another round of state funding cuts.
DAWSONVILLE - Of all the things Gene Bradshaw thought he would find on his front porch, a 150-pound black bear was at the bottom of the list.
One of Gainesville's oldest architectural jewels is getting polished.
Hall County is looking for ways to cut down on out-of-county trash at its compactor sites.
At a time when its unemployment rate has tripled in the last three years, Union County officials are hopeful a state loan will help them bring in the diversity their economy needs.
Some $53 million in safety, resurfacing and bridge replacement projects are planned throughout Georgia, including some $6 million to $7 million for work in Northeast Georgia.
One of the mostly highly celebrated days in history was Aug. 15, 1945, when the Allies announced the surrender of Japanese forces during World War II.
Gainesville City Council took another step forward Tuesday in building a new water treatment plant.
University of Georgia President Michael Adams appointed an interim athletic director Tuesday and a small search committee to find the next athletic director - but the timeline is still up in the air.
As one of several new faces at the Gainesville Fire Department, 23-year-old firefighter Jordan Green feels he's as ready as he can be for his first big fire call.
Both Jackson and Habersham counties have joined the ranks of Certified Work Ready Communities.
Although 26-plus horses are a fundamental portion of Cheryl Reyenger's business, she says they are more like pets - pampered pets at that - than livestock.
Attorneys for the city of Jefferson argued to the Georgia Supreme Court Tuesday that a judge should not have allowed a lawsuit filed by fired Police Chief Darren Glenn to go forward.
The Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday heard an appeal of a Hall County man who served 12 years in prison for statutory rape.
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A lack of affordable, quality housing in Gainesville and Hall County and its effects on the area economy and residents' quality of life are issues ...
Two men face drug charges after an arrest Friday, during which one resisted arrest and fought with the officers, officials say.
Partygoers got their annual midwinter head start on Mardis Gras on Saturday by dressing up in their finest festival attire for the annual Fasching event ...
Anyone who has owned a dog or cat can attest to the difficulty of getting a confused animal to follow directions. But for local artist ...
One teenager was wounded and another arrested after a shooting incident Friday night in southern Hall County, the sheriff's office reported this morning.
The classic Georgia-Florida mixup for residents of Gainesville came again with the viral video of Shaquille O'Neal playing basketball with children.
Victoria Martin, a junior at Chestatee High School, squealed and jumped when the "control" in the experiment flexed her wrist and Victoria felt the electric ...
Job losses, wage cuts and underemployment during the recession have taken a very specific toll on the nation's middle class.
In the claustrophobic confines of Brenda and Darrell Carter's Gainesville apartment, 26-year-old Cortney Jackson sits on a sofa surrounded by medical equipment, framed photos ...
Braving winter weather
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