Richard Woods, state superintendent-elect, met with members of the media Friday at the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education's annual media symposium.
When you see antlers, it's time to stop.
Authorities are looking for a Gainesville man connected to a homicide at the Sun Suites Extended Stay Hotel on Ga. 369/Jesse Jewell Parkway.
The Hall County Board of Education failed to disclose an apparent conflict of interest for one of its members last month when it approved the purchase of land for the World Language Academy campus on Winder Highway in Flowery Branch, and agreed on a price about three times the county's assessed value on the property.
The first wave of physician offices will open today at Medical Plaza B, but emergency, inpatient and other services in the adjoining Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton will be on hold until at least April.
The completion of the four- and six-lane Ga. 347 in South Hall County by this time next year will mark the opening of one of Hall's few east-west traffic arteries - and maybe its last major one for years to come.
Though medical marijuana is now legal in nearly half of U.S. states, and while marijuana can be used for recreational use in four states plus the District of Columbia, Georgia lawmakers appear hesitant to follow suit.
The idea of privatizing foster care was batted about during the last session, but ultimately lawmakers passed on that endeavor.
Paying for roads could be the biggest issue in 2015.
Efforts last year to defeat Common Core in Georgia were unsuccessful, but legislators are likely to discuss concerns that still exist regarding the education standards.
For every buzzword tossed about in recent years when talking about the economy, there is an equal and opposite epithet. And, sometimes, which is which depends on whom you're asking.
Every morning around 9 a.m., the snow machines at Lake Lanier Islands in Buford start pumping to ensure that visitors don't miss out on a white wintertime.
Within the first week of the new year, an inmate at the Arrendale State Prison in Habersham County earned her high school diploma while behind bars.
The first work week of January brought bitter cold temperatures to North Georgia. The second week will bring rain.
A math teacher, an accountant or a police chief - of those career options, Carol Martin said she never imagined herself becoming the third.
An estimated 398,000 undocumented immigrants currently live in Georgia, according to a report released Thursday by The Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., and most of them lack health insurance.
The word "assessment" might make students, parents and even some teachers nervous.
Proponents of medical marijuana were left feeling deflated last week when politics unraveled parts of a state bill aimed at regulating use of the drug in limited form and scope.
Bobby Poole, a Gainesville businessman and active community member who owned the city's last full-service gas station died Friday at age 83.
Construction is ongoing at South Hall's Cherokee Bluffs Park in Flowery Branch.
Lula and surrounding areas are still on alert after a cat that tested positive for rabies was found to have bitten five people, perhaps more.
Attorneys for Hall County Schools and others named in a U.S. District Court lawsuit filed an answer Friday related to religion in schools.
It's all smiles this time of year when Gainesville officials "retreat" to a neighborhood meeting hall and take their first meaningful steps toward balancing next year's budget.
Drugs worth almost $89,000 and about $23,700 in cash was found at a Sherry Lane home authorities searched Thursday, according to a news release from the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad.
The key to preventing deaths like those of Michael Brown and Eric Garner is improving the relationship between police officers and the community they serve.
Despite recent job growth across Georgia and the nation, Hall County has only recovered to prerecession levels in one of four key economic indicators, according to a new study released this week.
The cyclist hit by a car Tuesday on Mundy Mill Road at Fairbanks Drive in Oakwood has been identified by police.