Six decades ago, 9-year-old Charles Alphin grabbed his bicycle and pedaled to the north side of St. Louis to cool off in a public swimming pool.
Area residents received an educational treat about healthy cooking and preventing and living with diabetes.
Two separate but similar incidents in Hall County schools over the past couple of weeks have emphasized the importance of knowing what to do when a person is choking.
A jury will reconvene this morning to continue deliberating in the trial of Paul J. Bennett, a boater accused in the deaths of two Buford boys on Lake Lanier.
About a half-dozen city and Hall County leaders met Wednesday to continue developing a plan to better connect communities through a web of multiuse trails.
A Georgia Water Coalition report released Wednesday criticized Hall County's planned Glades Reservoir and local poultry plants for endangering Georgia water and polluting the environment.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board on Tuesday evening approved a partial variance request by Georgia Truss LLC.
A Gillsville man has won a $15,000 prize from a Georgia Lottery second-chance promotion. David McCue, 52, was selected as a winner in the Georgia Lottery's $1 & $2 Play It Again Second Chance Promotion. As a monthly grand prize winner in the promotion, McCue won a chance to select one envelope from 20, with prizes ranging from $5,000 to $100,000. The envelope McCue chose contained a $15,000 prize. "I am very much so excited," ...
Military Times magazine has placed the University of North Georgia on its 2014 "Best for Vets" list, ranking the school No. 21 out of more than 600 across the country.
Will Barrett's success story is just beginning. The North Hall High sophomore is involved in several classes and activities at school, but the story of the 2003 Challenged Child & Friends graduate could have been very different if he had not attended the inclusive preschool. "I have Asperger's (syndrome)," he said. "As you may know, that is a special form of autism. ... Early intervention is essential for kids like me." Barrett was ...
One is a guitar-playing athlete. The other is a theater-loving sound engineer. Together they're producing songs that, as singer-songwriter Parker Oliver puts it, are a "cross between John Mayer and Jack Johnson." Oliver, a junior at Lakeview Academy, is releasing his first single "Get to You" this week across multiple platforms including iTunes and Spotify. "I've always been into music and singing," Oliver said. "About a year ago, I really decided that it was something ...
Keep the heavy coat handy for one more day. A hard freeze in the Gainesville area is forecast for tonight's low, at 29 degrees. A freeze warning remains in effect until 10 a.m. today, and from 10 tonight until 9 a.m. Thursday. "A really strong arctic high has come all the way down, at least from Canada," said National Weather Service meteorologist Alex Gibbs. "It's just a ...
East Hall Middle School, Gainesville Exploration Academy and New Holland Core Knowledge Academy are all "reward" schools, as announced Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education.
Many nonprofits in Hall County hope people go to the Georgia Gives Day website today to donate to their organization.
"We're different than men in a lot of ways," Tonya Butler-Collins said as she carried the microphone across the room to a small corner table where three other women veterans sat.
Mary Anne Collier is passionate about two things: mathematics and teaching.
Terminated deputies Jack Dodd and Larry Henslee responded Thursday to what they said are inaccurate and unfair assertions of blame by the Hall County Sheriff's Office for their roles in the escape of an inmate.
Homeless and needy veterans will have the opportunity to receive vital supplies Saturday through several area veterans organizations.
Gainesville ushered in another holiday season with horse-drawn carriage rides, music and lights on the square.
The inaugural Mary Parks Youth Champion award was given to two out of eight nominees.
The Peach State is producing far more blueberries than peaches, said Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black.
Rhett Lamar Conner waited for the Red Rabbit bus Wednesday afternoon at a new bus stop near Brenau University.
Friday marks 50 years since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, an event that resonates through the country to this day.
Gainesville police are investigating after a man fled from a traffic stop and officers found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said.
Area residents still seeking to understand how the new federal health care law affects them are invited to a Monday hearing on the troubled rollout.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather