Fearing the remote possibility of a life prison sentence, a 15-year-old girl pleaded guilty this week to charges in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl at the Laurelwood mental health treatment facility.
Gainesville City Council members spent about half an hour discussing a proposed Cleveland Highway development at their nearly two-hour-long work session this morning.
Every year, it seems there's a new disease people are worried about: West Nile virus, SARS, bird flu, MRSA. For anyone who wasn't around in the 1980s, AIDS may seem like ancient history.
GAINESVILLE - A planned development that was deemed not acceptable for the county might be just right for the city.
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BY JESSICA JORDAN firstname.lastname@example.org Gainesville native and war hero Spc. Channing Moss recently endured his sixth and final surgery. On Tuesday morning, Moss spent four hours at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta having his intestines reconnected to his rectum, allowing the soldier to ditch the colostomy bag he toted around for more than a year. His doctor, Capt. Erik Johnson, reported ...
An official of the University of Georgia told a Gainesville audience that the university, through its agricultural programs, is involved in alternative energy, pharmaceutical development and stem-cell research.
GAINESVILLE - The Hall County elections office will begin moving this week into a facility with more space and parking to accommodate voters.
GAINESVILLE - The trees are trimmed and the wreaths have been hung for this Saturday's Festival of Trees Gala, benefiting Challenged Child and Friends.
Gainesville's Good News Clinic got a little good news of its own on Tuesday in the form of a $5,000 grant to purchase and administer adult flu vaccines.
Several residents of the Martin's Crossing West subdivision near Flowery Branch plan to attend an Oakwood public meeting tonight to voice their disapproval of the sewer line Oakwood officials aim to lay through their neighborhood.
GAINESVILLE - This weekend's rain lessened the strain on Lake Lanier, an official from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said at Tuesday's water forum at the Georgia Mountains Center.
Funeral services are this afternoon for a Mill Creek High School freshman killed in a hunting accident over the holiday weekend.
MOUNT AIRY - Judy Forbes' 33-year journey in Habersham County schools comes to an end June 30.
The application deadline for spring semester classes at Piedmont College is Saturday, with registration for classes set for Jan. 3. Class begins Jan. 4. New students should contact the admissions office at 706-776-0103 or 1-800-277-7020. For more information about the college, visit www. piedmont.edu. From staff reports
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
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