Police in Gainesville say a student was injured in an accidental BB gun shooting at Johnson High School. Officials say a student was showing his BB gun to a classmate in the school's media center when it accidentally discharged and shot a student who was sitting nearby.
The Gainesville Symphony Orchestra is shutting down after more than 30 years of operation. Officials said every effort was made to keep the symphony going, but there was not enough public support to save it.
Gainesville has been known as a team that has a lot of success in the regular season, but can’t win the big game. That all changed Friday night as the Red Elephants took apart Ware County 49-13 in the Class AAAA Championship game at the Georgia Dome.
Sensational junior quarterback Deshaun Watson and high-scoring Gainesville will meet surprise finalist Ware County next week at the Georgia Dome in the Class AAAAA state finals. See how they advanced below in our semifinals recaps. Also, check out how the other classes played out Friday night.
Gainesville city and chamber of commerce leaders are discussing future plans for the site on Lake Lanier that hosted the 1996 Olympic rowing events. City council members have been looking at ways to revitalize the facilities, and some want to see the site become a long-term catalyst for the area's economy.