Local students this year performed slightly better on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests but did not score as high as state numbers in many subject areas.
Much need rainfall and cooler temperatures are in the forecast today as a line of stormy weather moves into Georgia later today.
The Gainesville City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve a fiscal year 2012 budget that includes no tax rate increase, furloughs or cuts in services.
Hall County Board of Commissioners may have had some trouble finding consensus among taxpayers attending a public hearing Tuesday night on a proposed tax increase to pay for next fiscal year's budget.
Jesse Jewell Parkway closures planned for this week have changed slightly.
Members of the Multi Agency Narcotics Squad intended to bust up a drug deal Friday and instead ended up with 3 pounds of Epsom salts.
After eight years of planning and hard work, Lula Water Reclamation Treatment Facility is up and running.
The crime rate is dropping in Gainesville City Schools, according to data presented at Monday night's board meeting.
A car reported stolen from a Forsyth County driveway was found in Lake Lanier later that same day, according to Lumpkin County Sheriff Office investigator Darren Martin.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A drifter already serving a life sentence for killing Meredith Emerson of Buford and sentenced to death for killing a hiker in Florida is now facing murder charges for the slaying of a North Carolina couple.
Gainesville, Hall County and state crews are wrapping up the cleanup after Saturday's strong thunderstorm, and officials say all trees that were knocked down have been removed from area roads.
While Hall County debates which services to cut or by how much to raise taxes, the Gainesville City Council will be voting on a fiscal 2012 budget that includes a $5 million surplus.
Arrive early if you want a good seat.
A federal judge has promised he will decide in the next 10 days whether to temporarily block enforcement of Georgia's new immigration law.
Good soldiers know to cover their tracks - and that's not just on the battlefield.
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Search efforts continued Wednesday for a 19-year-old University of Georgia student who went missing while kayaking on Lake Lanier last week.
A neurosurgeon, a single mother, a nurse and a high school student walked a catwalk Tuesday evening at the Chattahoochee Country Club.
Braving winter weather
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