Larry Sparks already had a long career when he arrived at the city of Oakwood - 32 years in various roles at the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Commission.
They went back and forth for eight rounds, sending words across the stage. In the end, it was a tricky "y" disguised as a vowel that spelled the end for one team.
BUFORD - City managers from South Hall's four cities talked Tuesday morning about the need to work with each other for the benefit of the region.
The Shy City Jazz Lounge wants to bring some dancing to Athens Street, but the Hall County Board of Commissioners has a few requirements before approving a business license.
A financial discrepancy appears to have delayed the guilty plea federal prosecutors were expecting Tuesday morning in the tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud case against an ex-Dawson County official.
Georgia's Board of Regents will choose between two highly qualified but very different candidates for the top position at North Georgia College & State University.
In a room full of about 170 guests, Kiwanis Club of Gainesville's Eddie Hartness presented retired Gainesville High School teacher Mary Ellen Murray with the annual Youth Service Award Tuesday night.
Children are often asked what they want to be when they grow up. In Hall County, a group of high school students was asked that and then given the opportunity to do it.
Gainesville Police Department has charged three people in connection with air conditioning thefts at businesses and vacant homes mostly in the Thompson Bridge Road area.
BUFORD - City managers from South Hall's four cities talked this morning about the need to work with each other for the benefit of the region.
Much like the proverbial village that it takes to raise a child, it takes that same village to prepare for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test.
When a series of break-ins and an armed robbery hit Lisa Bradley's neighborhood, she decided it was time to fight back.
A local children's book author is marking the anniversary of Gainesville's deadly 1936 tornado with her own memorial - a book that will teach kids about the historical event.
Gainesville High School students will have a new abstinence-based program next school year.
An Alpharetta architectural firm was chosen Monday night to design the new Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School.
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Black Friday is either an exhilarating way to score a deal or an overwhelming disaster of traffic and digging through bargain bins, depending whom you ...
Four people, including a child, were injured this morning when an SUV crossed the centerline of Ga. 11 and struck an ambulance, causing both vehicles ...
The first phase of Brenau University's athletic complex is finished.
Days after his trip, Bryan Herrera can still remember the Stewart Detention Center detainee's name and identification number.
The wildfires and accompanying smoke in the Southeast have led to phones ringing all over Northeast Georgia.
There's nothing quite like seeing a project come to fruition.
With the stress of travel and spectacle of parades and super-sales, it can be easy to forget the true spirit of Thanksgiving - giving thanks and ...
A brush fire on the outskirts of Hoschton temporarily closed Braselton Highway as firefighters worked to put out the flames.
The city of Gainesville is teaming up with the Georgia Municipal Association for the 57th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Gainesville's unemployment rate in October stayed the same as September at 4.4 percent, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
When Gainesville Police Officer Jeremy Edge and his partner Alex head out to track a potentially armed and dangerous suspect, the two will be wearing ...
Braving winter weather
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