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.
Testimony concluded Tuesday in the trial of Paul J. Bennett, a boater accused in the deaths of two Buford boys on Lake Lanier.
Northeast Georgians will awake to the first hard freeze of the season Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service predicts temperatures to drop into the mid-20s overnight. A freeze warning is in effect from 1 a.m. until 10 a.m. Wednesday. Prior to that, a wind advisory is in effect today until 1 a.m. Temperatures are expected to reach the mid-50s but drop throughout the day and into the night. Wednesday's highs will be in the upper ...
Residents in East Hall County were displaced by an overnight fire that destroyed their mobile home.
Red, white and blue lined the field behind Sardis Enrichment School on Monday, as students waved American flags and applauded as servicemen and servicewomen walked by them.
A retired Marine encouraged veterans Monday to "find opportunities" in their communities, places of worship and other organizations to continue to serve.
A stone's throw from the Gainesville Fire Department's headquarters on Queen City Parkway, family members rummaged Monday through the burned contents of their home.
Betty Toney was busy helping a co-worker with a problem when her manager asked her to stop what she was doing.
Nine Hall County residents made their plea for the county to adopt an anti-tethering law Monday at the Hall County Board of Commissioners work session.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board is scheduled today to hear three requests to vary setback requirements and one request for annexation.
The halls of Lakeshore Mall are already decked for the upcoming holiday season, spruced up with lights and garland. Santa Claus has been installed to his throne of honor, and preparation for the onslaught of shoppers this upcoming Friday - the infamous Black Friday - are well under way.
TEXARKANA, Texas - A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday.
A piece of Gainesville and Fair Street School history, the towering oak tree in front of the school, is being cut down today.
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