Temperatures are still sizzling outside, but the summer is over for some 30,000 Gainesville and Hall County students heading back to school this morning. Area teachers and administrators have spent the past week getting rooms and hallways ready, and meeting with many students and their families at busy open houses at schools.
The day he began his new job with the Glynn County school district, Steven Ballowe was named to a newer job as interim principal of one of the county's two high schools.
Hall County sheriff's investigators will meet with a medical examiner today as they continue to look into the Sunday death of a 7-week-old boy. Maj. Jeff Strickland confirmed that the death of infant Chance Anthony Chapman is not believed to be the result of natural causes. He declined to release autopsy results pending further investigation. "At this time, it does not appear to be a natural cause of ...
Looks like the rabies epidemic in Hall County is picking up speed again.
Jim Cagle came prepared for the sweltering heat outside the Hall County Courthouse. He brought a folding chair and a towel to wipe his sweat-drenched face.
The Kiwanis Club of Gainesville has been making donations to area children for years, but plans now are under way to give homeless children a place to live.
A political forum this Saturday also will serve as a send-off for state House Rep. Doug Collins, who is set to deploy to Iraq next month.
The Educational Foundation and Museum of Beulah Rucker Inc. will be holding a free back-to-school rally Saturday at the Georgia Mountains Center.
Parents Reducing Incidents of Driver Error is a free, two-hour course designed to help parents and their new teen drivers ages 14-16 learn what they need to do during the 40 hours of supervised practice driving time required by Georgia law.
CUMMING - The bodies of two men were found Wednesday afternoon in an apartment building in Forsyth County in what officials believe may have been a murder-suicide.
Stan Luttrell and his brother-in-law brought their collective nine children to climb on and through fire engines Tuesday night.
Jeld-Wen, a Klamath Falls, Ore., maker of doors and windows, has announced plans to end manufacturing operations at its plant in Gainesville.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners and various department heads gathered Wednesday morning to brainstorm ways to save money by cutting fuel costs as the upcoming year looms with a tight budget and high gas prices.
Hall County has racked up its 28th rabies case this year.
Gainesville City Council members said yes to a happy hour ordinance Tuesday, but added a stipulation that keeps restaurant owners from selling cheaper alcohol on Sunday.
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.
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