Public schools already get a four-day grace period for winter weather, but the state board of education is considering tacking on extra flexibility as classrooms across Georgia scramble to make up time lost to inclement conditions.
Some state lawmakers are asking for more discretion in the criminal prosecution and sentencing of teens.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will consider filling four full-time positions related to capital improvement projects and economic development when it meets this week to make up for a postponed session resulting from last week's snow and ice storm.
The Hall County School District may soon find itself having to choose between three options that may not be just right.
If you felt some extra rumbling Sunday afternoon, it wasn't your imagination.
A great teacher has the capability of not only molding young minds but changing lives, not only for students, but for the community.
Last week's winter blast didn't just paralyze traffic; it also froze up dollars consumers normally drop at area businesses.
The two men didn't get into a fight or even speak to each other before they left Branch House Tavern, according to a manager. But what happened after they left is less certain, except that one was shot dead.
Most think of California or the West Coast as the likely source for an earthquake.
During hard economic times, many people have gone without such benefits as health and dental insurance, making it difficult to receive the proper care they need.
The Northeast Georgia Alpine Village of Helen on Saturday celebrated its fourth annual Fasching, the German version of Mardi Gras, with a parade and a quick group float through town on the Chattahoochee River in the afternoon and a party Saturday night. "Our purpose is to be spontaneous, fun, and to promote the city," said one of the event's organizers, Sharon Hartis. "No politics, just fun." Thirty-five brightly dressed "faschingverein" put in their inflatable rafts along River Street and floated about a quarter-mile through town, taking out at the Munich Strasse bridge. Helen's "friendship city" of Fussen, Germany ...
Hall County is reviewing a number of proposed changes to its business license code to streamline the collection of fees and have its budget better reflect the revenues due.
University of North Georgia President Bonita. C. Jacobs has announced the school will extend the spring semester calendar by four days to May 1 to make up for days lost to winter weather.
Even 200 yards away, Eric Isom said he knew immediately that the Lake Lanier collision was dire.
As snow and freezing rain pelted Hall County early in the week, some students grabbed their laptops instead of grabbing their homemade sleds.
With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:
Braving winter weather
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