Carley Kilcrease walked across the stage at Flowery Branch High School's 2014 graduation. But instead of a diploma, she was handed a certificate to say she had completed high school yet didn't earn that final piece.
College isn't for everybody.
Brenau University took top honors Saturday in the 15th annual International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament held at the Gainesville campus.
After a quarter of a century, a stalwart of the Hall County Juvenile Court was honored Saturday night for his dedication to children of abuse or neglect.
HemlockFest, a family-friendly festival with an environmental theme, continues through 4 p.m. today at Starbridge Retreat, 396 Starbridge Road, Murrayville.
After weeks of silence, top Gainesville officials are now speaking out about concerns that inadequate pay is causing attrition and low morale in the city fire department.
Students from around the world are competing at Brenau University this weekend to see who is the best peacemaker.
Two acres of wooded area were burned Friday afternoon, believed to have been caused by an "unattended outdoor burn," according to Hall County Fire Services interim deputy chief Chad Black.
Hall County Fire Services determined three workers suffered breathing problems and respiratory irritation Friday after a fire suppression system malfunctioned.
Hall County Fire Services responded Friday morning to reported structure fire at a Heritage Crossing home.
A co-worker calls in sick Monday. Another calls Tuesday. By the end of the week, it feels like sickness has wiped out your whole office.
A motorcyclist in an Oct. 8 crash was thrown 16 feet from his motorcycle after veering off a Lula road, according to a Georgia State Patrol report.
Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch will appeal the reinstatement of two deputies involved in an inmate's escape, County Attorney Bill Blalock said Friday.
A Flowery Branch mother and daughter were arrested Friday and charged with prostitution following an investigation into Internet ads.
A car hit an apartment building Friday afternoon causing minor damage and knocking out power to most of the complex.
With a new Georgia General Assembly session around the corner, Hall County commissioners and officials met with state legislators Friday morning at the Gainesville Civic Center to present their concerns.
Gainesville police are warning citizens of a scam involving police impersonators over the phone.
A drizzly, cool evening Friday didn't keep a solid crowd from visiting downtown Oakwood for the city's annual Christmas celebration.
With the winter weather moving in and cold season upon us, many people are rushing to get their flu vaccine before they need to use a single sick day.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has named December 10 the first "Day of Code," aimed at encouraging students to develop computing skills and consider careers in computer science.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state collected about $1.46 billion in net taxes during the month of November. Deal says the total is up roughly $60.5 million from November of 2013.
Authorities are searching for two suspects who reportedly shoplifted at least $1,000 of merchandise from the Cumming Walmart late Wednesday night.
When it comes to performance, education and development at technical colleges, Lanier Tech is ranked as the best in Georgia.
In her 25-year career with the Gainesville Police Department, interim chief Carol Martin watched the evolution of police technology. Gone are the days of VHS car camera videos, with everything now becoming digitized and downloaded.
Gov. Nathan Deal and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle joined in honoring state Sen. Butch Miller at a fundraiser Thursday night at the Robson Event Center.
The busy traffic on Green Street today will be people instead of cars as Gainesville celebrates its annual Christmas on Green festivities.
The fee for Flowery Branch businesses to sell distilled spirits has been lowered after local restaurant owners complained the original rates were too high.
Planes four times larger than previously allowed now can land at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, a move that some believe could boost economic development.
A child entering kindergarten may already know how to read, while a classmate may not know one letter of the alphabet.