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UNG in top 25 regional universities in South; Brenau University is 43
The University of North Georgia is ranked 25th among regional universities in the South in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 edition of Best Colleges. Brenau University is ranked 43rd.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Women invited to apply for Ranger School
The call-out is part of the Army's ongoing effort to determine whether and how to open combat arms military occupational specialties to women. Senior Army leaders are expected to decide in January if they want to move forward with this one-time, integrated Ranger school assessment.
Troopers expect DUI charge in Lumpkin County crash
The Georgia State Patrol expected to file a DUI charge against one of the drivers in a head-on traffic accident on Long Branch Road in Lumpkin Thursday night. The wreck happened just south of Azalea Ridge around 8:00 p.m. According to GSP Sgt.
UNG remembers 911
Cadets, students, faculty, staff and community members participated in a candlelight ceremony Thursday night to mark the 13th anniversary of 9/11. Hundreds of students, faculty and staff members at the University of North Georgia were joined by the community on Thursday night for a candlelight ceremony marking the 13th anniversary of 9/11.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Dahlonega man seeking cigs arrested in Athens
Ryan James Williams, 30, of Dahlonega, was arrested Monday night after someone complained he was going through cigarette butts on the porch of a Lexington Road residence and officers found that he was wanted for burglary in Hall County, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Forest Service celebrates 50-year anniversary of woodland law
President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law 50 years ago today, with no North Georgia lands included in the bill.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
J.R. Crider's clothing boutique expands to Gainesville
Jeanne Sutton stops by J.R. Crider's newest location on downtown Gainesville Thursday afternoon.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Area communities get loans for water, sewerage projects
The town of Braselton, which straddles the Barrow, Jackson, Hall and Gwinnett county lines in northeast Georgia, is among the jurisdictions around the state recently awarded infrastructure project loans through the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Dahlonega to host Wilderness Act celebration
The U.S. Forest Service and several other organizations are planning an event in downtown Dahlonega to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Class Notes: Schools find use for Rainey Street land
The Rainey Street property near Gainesville High School was purchased for $225,000, demolishing an old city building that was located there.
Affordable Care Act: A (beloved) Physician's Opinion
My wife is even more ardent and passionate in her liberalism than I am - although she has no Daily Kos account, and only reads diaries which I forward to her.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Clothing shop celebrates 5th anniversary, small business award
Trina Hudson and daughter Brooke finish up the 16-year-old Chestatee High School senior's back-to-school shopping recently at Dress Up in downtown Gainesville.
Jacobs announces 'Year of Engagement' for UNG
University of North Georgia President Bonita Jacobs speaks to faculty and staff on the university's Gainesville Campus during the first of two faculty and staff assemblies held Aug. 12 on both the Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Cobb Superior Court Judge assigned in Braves complaint
Cobb Superior Court Judge Reuben Green has been assigned to handle the suit filed on behalf of property owners near the proposed site of the new Atlanta Braves stadium, according to the Cobb Superior Court Clerk's office.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
University of North Georgia galleries busy with Athens-centric art exhibits
The Oconee campus of the University of North Georgia hosts part of a trio of art exhibitions that also includes collections at the university's Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
University starts classes with new offerings at Gainesville campus
Hundreds of new freshmen descended Friday on the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega campus for Freshmen Move-In Day.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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University of North Georgia Announces New Program in Fannin County
Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives David Ralston, State Senator Steve Gooch, and members from The University of North Georgia gathered at Fannin County High School to present their plan for a new program in Blue Ridge.
Braves' to-be neighbor files suit against the Cobb Board of Commissioners
With only days before bonds are set to be issued to help finance a new stadium for the Atlanta Braves, the county and the team have been thrown a late-breaking curveball.