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6 West Hall students suspended, facing charges after school fight  Gainesville Times

Six female students at West Hall High have been suspended and face criminal charges following a fight on the school's campus.



West Hall High School graduation in 7 photos  Gainesville Times

West Hall High School graduates receive their diplomas during a graduation ceremony at Free Chapel in Gainesville on Friday, May 24, 2019.



6 girls charged after high school parking lot brawl (VIDEO)  WSB Atlanta

Teachers, faculty and a school resource officer tried to break the fight up.



High school baseball: Lakeview Academy runs past West Hall on the road  Gainesville Times

Lakeview Academy's Andrew Estes hinted at a good night with a leadoff single in the first inning. Then he took to the mound and was brilliant against West Hall ...



How West Hall High's new principal is adapting  Gainesville Times

Just a few short weeks ago, Ley Hathcock was preparing for the start of his third year as principal of Martin Technology Academy of Math & Science, ...



Why IB bilingual program drew these seniors together at West Hall High School  Gainesville Times

Graduating seniors at West Hall High School enrolled in the school's International Baccalaureate bilingual English-Spanish program had an opportunity to ...



Mixed-used development with 359 homes proposed across from West Hall High  Gainesville Times

A 62-acre, mixed-use development, including 359 homes, is proposed across from West Hall High School off McEver Road. Rosewood Active Adult ...



High school basketball: West Hall stuns Southeast Whitfield in first round of Class 4A state playoffs  Gainesville Times

When it comes to basketball state playoffs, No. 4 seeds rarely upset No. 1 seeds on the road in the opening round, but apparently someone forgot to tell that to ...



Principal Scott Justus leaving West Hall High, setting dominoes in motion  Gainesville Times

West Hall High School Principal Scott Justus has accepted a job with White County Schools, setting up a two- to four-week transition that will shift leaders among ...



"Keep fighting": Cancer not enough to keep West Hall's Will Wagner off the football field  Gainesville Times

Will Wagner and his father David sat nervously in a waiting room at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center on CHOA's Scottish Rite campus in early ...



Kitchen Inspections March 6-13  Gainesville Times

The following are among the food *service* establishments inspected March 6-13 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. Food *service* ...



Schools celebrate 2019 STAR students, teachers  Gainesville Times

The Hall County and Gainesville school systems along with private schools honored their top academic students at an event Tuesday, Feb. 19, at The Oaks at ...



West Hall boys basketball team rallies behind strong fourth-quarter performance to knock off Chestatee  Gainesville Times

The West Hall boys basketball team nearly let an early lead over visiting Chestatee slip away. But a timely late run, consistent free throw shooting and strong ...



Development, reduced to 255 homes, gets Oakwood City Council approval  Gainesville Times

An ever-changing proposed subdivision across from West Hall High School off McEver Road continued to evolve on Monday, March 12. What was rolled out in ...



What's planned for Oakwood property that's been vacant more than 50 years  Gainesville Times

A once “viable farm” that has sat unused and vacant for 50 years is now being eyed as part of 128-home subdivision proposed off Atlanta Highway near ...



How many homes Hall housing boom is bringing to county  Gainesville Times

That hammering noise you hear down the street may be home building in Hall County — and quite possibly the start of a residential boom not seen since before ...



This new program is preparing Hall students for careers in local industries  Gainesville Times

Joel Grace has moved around some in the last few years, from Alabama to West Hall High School in Oakwood, and now finds himself at the Lanier College ...



Georgia lawmakers OK $30000 for safety spending at each public school  Gainesville Times

Each public school in the state is poised to receive $30000 to improve security measures on its campuses after the Georgia House of Representatives approved ...



What Hall is doing to make schools safer  Gainesville Times

The connected campuses of West Hall middle and high schools provide a lesson in how Hall County Schools is handling security measures implemented over ...



Former Georgia basketball player turned HS coach accused of inappropriate relationship with student  USA TODAY High School Sports

HALL COUNTY, Ga. — A West Hall High School (Oakwood, Ga.) basketball coach has been dismissed after being accused of having an inappropriate ...



Hall schools' graduation rate jumps 5 percentage points in 2017  Gainesville Times

Hall County Schools' graduation rate rose significantly in 2018 to 88.2 percent from 83.8 percent in 2017. “Quite honestly, I can't remember a better piece of data ...



How one homeless Hall County family struggles, and how you can help  Gainesville Times

Scott Magaw is not a statistic, if only because everyone's story is different. But the 44-year-old military veteran shares one thing with an estimated 553,742 ...



Hall County 2018-19 Teachers of the Year  Gainesville Times

Hall County Teachers of the Year share what they love about teaching.



Photo slideshow: West Hall graduation  Gainesville Times

West Hall High School seniors celebrated graduation during their commencement ceremony at Free Chapel on Friday.



West Hall, Lakeview students honored as STAR system winners  Gainesville Times

In freshman geometry, Coleman Pethel and his Lakeview Academy classmates spent the entire class period working on a problem. The question seemed ...



9 issues likely to come up in 2019 Georgia legislative session  Gainesville Times

Economy. Georgia lawmakers are expected to focus on rural issues, such as broadband and health care, as a boost to the state's overall economy. But residents ...



High school basketball: Flowery Branch girls basketball team tops Marist 64-48  Gainesville Times

Ashley Woodroffe had 25 points for the Flowery Branch girls in a 64-48 win against Marist on Saturday. Ashlee Locke had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the ...



Lanierland boys: Gainesville opens with big win against Cherokee Bluff  Gainesville Times

For Gainesville coach Chuck Graham, Thursday's first-round Lanierland contest against Cherokee Bluff was almost like a practice. After working with Bears ...



High school basketball: Region tournament week will determine playoff qualifiers  Gainesville Times

Riverside Military boys, Lakeview Academy girls will open as No. 1 seed in Region 8-A tournaments.



High school basketball scoreboard: Chestatee girls team advances past Blessed Trinity in Region 7-4A tournament  Gainesville Times

The Lady War Eagles will take on Flowery Branch at 7 p.m. Thursday.



North Hall High staff members remember 'traumatic' aftermath of deadly 1998 tornado  Gainesville Times

North Hall High School was a designated shelter for catastrophic events because of the space afforded by its gym and the availability of things like shower ...



2 drivers charged with racing in Monday wreck that killed teen  Gainesville Times

A 17-year-old passenger was killed late Monday night in a wreck that authorities say stemmed from racing on Millside Parkway off Mundy Mill Road in ...



Flowery Branch girls basketball seniors aim for 100th win on senior night  Gainesville Times

Friday night's Region 7-4A bout between the Flowery Branch and Marist girls basketball teams will be a special one for the seniors on the Lady Falcons squad.



350-home development being considered in Flowery Branch  Gainesville Times

A 350-home subdivision off Gainesville Street and McEver Road in Flowery Branch is being considered, potentially adding to the bevy of homes either being ...



Lanierland boys: Gainesville, East Hall earn wins to set up championship  Gainesville Times

The Lanierland boys semifinal matchup between Gainesville and Lakeview Academy Friday night was a tightly contested battle of wills from start to finish.



Yale-bound senior narrows focus to medicine  Gainesville Times

Katie Burchfield tries to eschew the term “well-rounded.” The West Hall High School senior said weaving a narrative about yourself that highlights your ...



Friends say teen killed in wreck was humble, kind and had 'biggest heart of anybody'  Gainesville Times

Jakeline Castillo began to panic when her father bolted from the house about 4 a.m. Tuesday, telling her to stay behind and go back to sleep. But little sleep was ...



Gwinnett teen finds salvation in building overseas water plant  Gwinnettdailypost.com

17-year-old Max DeCook's struggles with unruliness gave way to a new path — starting a business to provide *fresh* water to people out in Ghana.



Newsmaker in business: New physicians Osorio, Wood join Longstreet Clinic  Gainesville Times

Longstreet Clinic has added two new physicians to its group.



Gainesville Middle substitute teacher charged with simple battery against 2 students  Gainesville Times

A substitute teacher is charged with simple battery after allegedly twisting the arms of two sixth-grade students at Gainesville Middle School last week.



Schools donate almost 6700 pounds of food  Gainesville Times

Eleven local schools collected 6678 pounds of food during the second annual School Food Drive for Hunger Challenge. The food drive challenge was a ...



Mark Teixeira to Honor Teenager's Fatal Struggle With Cancer  New York Times

The family of Brian Ernst, a 19-year-old who died in March, will be Mark Teixeira's guests at Yankee Stadium for the team's home opener Tuesday.



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