U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., said the U.S.-led surge is bringing positive results in Iraq. The junior senator made his comments Wednesday in a speech to the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce.
GAINESVILLE - The Hall County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with Safe Kids Gainesville-Hall County and the Gainesville Police Department, has been recognized for working to reduce injuries and fatalities on rural Northeast Georgia roads.
The Gainesville-Hall Animal Control Department reported Wednesday that a skunk, captured and shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab in Decatur, has tested positive for rabies.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Board of Regents gave its go-ahead Tuesday on design and construction of a 300-vehicle parking deck at Gainesville State College in Oakwood.
OAKWOOD - Lanier Technical College's enrollment has reached a record high.
The following schools will be closed or delayed on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008 (unless otherwise noted):
Gainesville Parks and Recreation will be holding summer job fairs at the Gainesville Civic Center on the following dates:
WATKINSVILLE - A retired U.S. diplomat and former program director of The Carter Center is set to speak at noon Feb. 6 at Gainesville State College's Oconee County campus.
Frank Norton Jr., a Gainesville real estate executive who monitors real estate and economic trends, will present his annual business forecast tonight at 6 p.m. at the Georgia Mountains Center.
Times staff photographers didn't get a snow day because of the winter weather. Instead, they've been taking pictures from around the community. Check back here to see more pictures as photographers Tom Reed, Scott Rogers and Robin Michener Nathan file their photo reports throughout the day.
JEFFERSON - Jackson EMC is taking applications for three scholarship awards based on academic ability, faculty recommendations and financial need. Winners will be chosen by a scholarship committee, which will review each application in search of the most qualified applicants.
This article will be updated as developments warrant. It wasn't that bad, after all.
Some 60 Brenau University instructors who teach at least part of their classes online are gathering this week for the college's annual Online Facilitator Summit.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is asking the Hall County legislative delegation to re-elect Mike Evans to the State Transportation Board.
Cancellation of classes in the Hall County school system also means the cancellation of information meetings that were set today for the district's planned new World Languages Academy. A meeting in English with Spanish translation had been set for 8-9 a.m. at Chicopee Woods Elementary School and an English-only meeting had been set for 6-7 p.m. at Chicopee Woods.
Sometimes Allison Zafft said she thinks about the way her family and her life might have turned out if she'd never had her youngest daughter Aleah.
Local legislators and juvenile stakeholders praised Gov. Nathan Deal's signing of a juvenile reform bill.
On the surface, it seems like an obscure water project in a far corner of the state with no impact on the Hall County area.
Students at UNG's Dahlonega campus graduated this weekend, with colleges holding separate ceremonies between Friday and today. The College of Arts and Letters ceremony was held Friday night, the College of Science and Mathematics and the Mike Cottrell College of Business held ceremonies separately Saturday. Today, the College of Health Professions and College of Education students will earn their diplomas.
LULA - Four years ago, Shannon Jenrette wanted to do something to give back to those in the military and honor the memory of her late husband, Maj. Kevin M. Jenrette, who was killed in action June 4, 2009, while serving in Afghanistan.
Nine AmeriCorps volunteers were honored Saturday afternoon by grateful city groups and environmental conservationists at Linwood Nature Preserve in Gainesville.
Savannah Schneider, a senior at West Hall High School, has already taken a class to start college life at Georgia Tech.
When Marett Peets first heard about Scotland's University of St. Andrews at a seventh-grade college fair, she thought it would be an interesting place to study but an unlikely place for her to land.
Most mornings Aaron Mullican is on the lake before sunrise and returns as the day is ending.
After two years of taking college-level, International Baccalaureate courses in high school, Ariana Cervantes is looking forward to spending a little time outside of the classroom.
The idea of pursuing a degree in mathematics at a school like Columbia University in New York is a big step for anyone.
If there's a criminal case to be solved, Cassidy Webber hopes to be the brains behind it.
For a senior at Riverside Military Academy who enjoys history, there is no better place than the U.S. Military Academy.
At the beginning of his high school career, Alex Hall switched from a focus on sports to a focus on learning guitar. Ever since he picked it up, the music has taken him places he never imagined he would be at graduation time.
Li Cohen used to hate science.