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  1. Trans Teen Says School Took Him Off Prom King Ballot KWTV
  2. A transgender senior was a prom king candidate. The school said he could run — as queen.  Washington Post
  3. Transgender student allegedly removed from Georgia school's prom king ballot
  4. Georgia high school tells transgender student who identifies as male to run for prom queen: report  Fox News
  5. Georgia high school boots trans student from prom king ballot  Project Q
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Transgender student barred from prom king nomination  Gainesville Times

A transgender student was nominated but then removed by the school district from this year's prom king ballot at Johnson High School.

Trans teen says Georgia school took him off prom king ballot  Online Athens

GAINESVILLE, Ga. | A transgender student says his Georgia high school removed him from this year's prom king ballot.The Gainesville Times quotes Johnson ...

High school crowns transgender student ‘royal knight’ in gender-free prom  New York Daily News

Georgia high school gets rid of 'prom queen" and "prom king," crowning transgender student as a gender-neutral "Royal Knight."

After 7 seasons, Jason Roquemore departs as Johnson High football coach  Gainesville Times

Even through the lean years, Jason Roquemore was the constant ambassador for the Johnson High football program during his seven-year stint as its head ...

Johnson High teen graduating early — with associate degree. And her desire to contribute to community shapes her plans.  Gainesville Times

Rachel Korynoski has accomplished things some Hall County educators can't recall ever seeing before. The Johnson High School student will graduate in ...

Photo slideshow: Johnson High graduation  Gainesville Times

Johnson High School senior class members gathered at Free Chapel on Friday, May 25, 2018, for their commencement ceremony.

Johnson football team hopeful after ending losing streak  Gainesville Times

After two consecutive winless seasons, the Johnson Knights have started off the 2018 season 1-0 and are hoping their next victory comes in Friday night's Battle ...

High school soccer: Johnson High boys spread out the scoring in 7-2 win against Loganville  Gainesville Times

Defending state champions now 2-0 in Region 8-5A.

High school soccer: Johnson boys take down Cherokee Bluff  Gainesville Times

Johnson's hot start to the season continued as the defending Class 5A state champions topped Cherokee Bluff 3-0 on Friday in Flowery Branch.

High school football: Johnson off to best start since 2003 with win over Riverside Military  Gainesville Times

Jason Roquemore preached all week long to his Johnson High football team the importance of maintaining its composure after any turnover or drawback.

Kitchen Inspections Nov. 26-30, 2018  Gainesville Times

The following are among the food *service* establishments inspected from Nov.26-30 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 ...

Youth lead the way at MLK march in Gainesville  Gainesville Times

As hundreds of residents from across Hall County marched together during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. rally in Gainesville on Monday, Jan. 21, one subset ...

Johnson High student arrested for allegedly having stolen gun at East Hall High  Gainesville Times

A Johnson High School student allegedly in possession of a stolen gun was arrested Monday on the campus of East Hall High School. Rigoberto Garcia, 17 ...

How Gainesville, Hall County will celebrate the 2019 MLK holiday  Gainesville Times

Irene Lipscomb is something of a local bridge between an older generation of African-Americans who grew up in the days of segregation, and today's millennial ...

High school soccer: West Hall boys team runs away with road victory over East Hall to stay undefeated  Gainesville Times

Luis Oleuin and Juan Aldaco scored two goals each for the Spartans in Wednesday night's win.

Gainesville High graduate, former Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson found not guilty on rape charge  Gainesville Times

Former star Red Elephants football player was All-American at Tennessee.

High school soccer: Gainesville boys top arch-rival Johnson in penalty shootout  Gainesville Times

Between boys soccer powerhouses Gainesville and Johnson, coaches Elie Viviant and Brian Shirley could agree a draw will never cut it in a storied rivalry game ...

UNG launches Upward Bound program at Johnson High to help students reach college  Gainesville Times

Saira Aguilar thought briefly about becoming a Marine one day. But that prospect scared her parents. So Aguilar, a 17-year-old senior at Johnson High School, ...

Gainesville High School campus fire ruled arson  Gainesville Times

Gainesville Fire officials confirmed on Wednesday, Feb. 27, that arson was the cause of a fire that destroyed a modular unit behind the Ninth Grade Center on ...

Annual MLK march has new route for 2019  Gainesville Times

With its annual Martin Luther King Jr. events, the Newtown Florist Club is urging people to speak up and participate.This year's theme for the holiday, which falls ...

Watch video live from Times Sports Media Day  Gainesville Times

High school football coaches and players from 10 teams in Hall County discuss the upcoming season with Times sports staff.

Johnson High students plan event for children in foster care  Gainesville Times

When Arlette Gomez and Giselle Tovar were tasked with a project as part of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America club at Johnson High School ...

This teen's quick thinking saved a man's life  Gainesville Times

Daniel Marceleno, 16, stood humbly before a standing ovation at the Hall County School Board of Education meeting last Monday, Nov. 26, nodding, smiling ...

Finalist to replace embattled Buford superintendent has roots in Hall  Gainesville Times

The Buford City Schools Board of Education has announced its sole finalist to fill the superintendent's position vacated by Geye Hamby in August in the midst of ...

Johnson tabs Pickell as new boys basketball coach  Gainesville Times

The new Knights coach spent past two seasons as assistant coach at Lanier High.

Atlanta Highway gas leak repaired  Gainesville Times

A gas leak Tuesday morning on Atlanta Highway prompted the evacuation of employees at the Hall County Schools transportation center, as well as students ...

Gun fired during altercation over McDonald's meal  Gainesville Times

A mistaken McDonald's order led to a gunshot and a scuffle around 8:30 a.m. Thursday outside the McDonald's restaurant on Thompson Bridge Road.

Johnson High students explore creative writing with new club  Gainesville Times

The desire to have students express themselves through writing sparked the idea for a junior writers club. But it was a lack of creative writing opportunities in ...

High school basketball: North Georgia All-Star Classic planned for Friday, Saturday at Gainesville High  Gainesville Times

The eighth annual North Georgia All-Star Basketball Classic is Friday and Saturday at Gainesville High. The event kicks off Friday with the North Georgia Top 24 ...

Georgia recognizes Gainesville, Hall schools for AP honors  Gainesville Times

Gainesville High School was named as a 2019 Advanced Placement Honor School, one of 230 schools recognized by the Georgia Department of Education in ...

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 ...

Oakwood Elementary gets interim principal  Gainesville Times

Jeremy Boleman was approved as interim principal at Oakwood Elementary School by the Hall County Board of Education on Monday, Dec. 10.

Kitchen Inspections Feb. 20-27  Gainesville Times

The following are among the food *service* establishments inspected Feb. 20-27 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. Food *service* ...

High school football preview 2018: Gainesville looking to rebound  Gainesville Times

First-year head coach Heath Webb looks to lead Gainesville to success in the post Bruce Miller era.

Former Gainesville coordinator Michael Perry named next head football coach at East Hall  Gainesville Times

Michael Perry's hiring as East Hall's next head football coach was approved by the Hall County Board of Education on Monday.

High school basketball: Gainesville girls, Lakeview Academy boys win third-place games at Lanierland  Gainesville Times

Tia Shelton broke the 1000-point career milestone for the Gainesville High girls as it beat Chestatee, 53-50, in the third-place game of Lanierland on Saturday at ...

Roads appear clear this morning as temperatures remain above freezing  Gainesville Times

Morning commutes in Gainesville and Hall County should not be as hazardous as forecasted on Monday as temperatures remained above freezing overnight ...

High school basketball playoffs: Rafael Rubel scores 42 points as Gainesville beats Cambridge, 98-88, in 2OTs  Gainesville Times

By MacKenzie Bates. For The Times. Gainesville's boys basketball program had a motto all season: keep fighting. Rafael Rubel and Makius Scott took that to ...

Round 2 Wrap-up: Memorial Health Holiday Classic  WSAV-TV

Some of the area's best high school basketball talents spent their Saturday battling it out in the second round of the Memorial Health Holiday Classic.

High school soccer playoffs: Arcia's late goal lifts Johnson to 1-0 win against McIntosh in Class 5A championship game  Gainesville Times

Senior forward Michael Arcia scored the game-winning goal in the 67th minute as the Johnson High boys soccer team defeated McIntosh, 1-0, in the Class 5A ...

After brain cancer, Johnson High senior chooses career to help others  Gainesville Times

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. That's what Maddie Williams' mother, Jennifer, reminds her of on a regular basis. So that's how the she has ...

Injured North Hall High security guard critical but stable, family says  Gainesville Times

The family of Ashley “Lauren” Parr reported early Wednesday, Sept. 19, that she remains in critical but stable condition at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in ...

New Gainesville High principal Green is all in for Big Red  Gainesville Times

Jamie Green has been balancing identities all his life, it seems. And yet the new principal of Gainesville High is rooted true in the local community in his actions ...

Hall County Schools adding pilot 'silent alarm' system to current school security systems

The pilot silent alarms will be installed within two weeks at one Hall County Schools.

Anybody's to win: 59th Lanierland features wide-open boys bracket  Gainesville Times

It's that time of year again. The holiday season has brought with it the 59th edition of Hall County's Lanierland basketball tournament, with first-round games ...

Where you live can affect how long you live  Gainesville Times

But if you live in the Newtown neighborhood in midtown Gainesville, a historically African-American community, about a 7-mile drive from the country club but ...

Kitchen Inspections Dec.10-14, 2018  Gainesville Times

The following are among the food *service* establishments inspected from Dec.10-14 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. Food *service* ...

Hall Co. Schools planning $150K safety measure additions after recent school shooting

New safety measures will be added on to what Hall County Schools already implements.

Retired Gainesville High football coach Bruce Miller joins Flowery Branch staff  Gainesville Times

The man who guided Gainesville High to its lone football GHSA title in 2012, is on the move once again.

Residents swarm meeting to find out more about Sardis Connector  Gainesville Times

Chestatee Road residents Ben and Alice Ash weren't directly affected by the planned Sardis Connector in northwest Hall County.

Lockdown lifted at East Hall schools following rumors of threat  Gainesville Times

A lockdown was lifted Wednesday afternoon at East Hall middle and high schools following an investigation into a rumored threat on social media.

Region's transportation needs, upcoming road projects will be discussed March 7 at annual forum  Gainesville Times

Local and state road planners will have much to talk about at this year's Annual Transportation Forum sponsored by the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce.

Kitchen Inspections Dec.31-Jan.04  Gainesville Times

The following are among the food *service* establishments inspected from Dec.31 – Jan.4 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. Food *service* ...

West Hall is family for new middle school principal  Gainesville Times

Ethan Banks has his wife, Heather, to thank for a blossoming career in education as the new principal of West Hall Middle School. “I saw her passion for kids (as ...

Kitchen Inspections Dec.03-07, 2018  Gainesville Times

The following are among the food *service* establishments inspected from Dec.03-07 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department.

Hall County teacher of the year cites education, immigrant family for molding him  Gainesville Times

Frank Zamora's story of immigration and professional success is the kind that helps define the honest pursuit of the American Dream.

High school basketball: Flowery Branch girls top Marist to claim Region 7-4A championship  Gainesville Times

Region MVP Caroline Wysocki scored 18 points and Ashley Scott finished with 10 for the Flowery Branch girls in a 50-34 win against Marist to wrap up the ...

Ryan Davidson shoots 67, Gainesville High boys team takes second at Apple Mountain Invitational  Gainesville Times

Ryan Davidson carded a 67 for the Gainesville boys golf team as it took second (298) at the Apple Mountain Invitational on Saturday in Clarkesville. Also for the ...

Photos: Top juniors, seniors came together for North Georgia All-Star Basketball Classic  Gainesville Times

Cherokee Bluff's Maddie Thomas competes in the 3-point contest during the North Georgia All-Star Basketball Classic at Gainesville High School on Saturday, ...

Man accused of shooting at another man with shotgun; wounds 'superficial'  Gainesville Times

A North Hall man is accused of firing a shotgun toward another man after an argument Saturday, Jan. 19 on Gillespie Road, according to authorities.

High school basketball: Riverside Military Academy and Lakeview Academy set to meet Friday in fight for supremacy in Region 8-A  Gainesville Times

Coming into this high school basketball season, it would have been tough to predict how important this Friday's game between Riverside Military Academy and ...

Kitchen Inspections Jan. 14-18  Gainesville Times

The following are among the food *service* establishments inspected from Jan. 14 -18 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. Food *service* ...

Don Carter, former DNR board member and namesake of state park, dies at age 86  Gainesville Times

Don Carter, the namesake of Don Carter State Park who served 29 years on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources board, died Thursday, Feb. 7, at the ...

Investigator testifies in alleged rape, kidnapping case in Gainesville  Gainesville Times

A Gainesville Police investigator said a woman had no memory of how she made it to the Motel 6 in Gainesville in an alleged kidnapping and rape case ...

High school scoreboard: Gainesville boys and girls tennis teams both sweep Dacula in home victories  Gainesville Times

Both Buford tennis teams also picked up wins on Tuesday.

Photos: Gainesville boys fall to Tucker in Class 6A basketball quarterfinal round  Gainesville Times

The Gainesville boys basketball team took Tucker all the way down to the wire in Wednesday night's state quarterfinal matchup between the teams. But errant ...

Joy Griffin resigns as United Way president, search is on for replacement  Gainesville Times

After nine years with the United Way of Hall County, Joy Griffin, the organization's president and chief professional officer, has resigned.

34 things old-timers may remember in Gainesville  Gainesville Times

You date yourself if you remember: When two pool rooms sat side by side on Gainesville's Main Street just south of the Collegiate Grill. And George and ...

High school basketball: North Georgia Showcase scheduled for Saturday in Dahlonega  Gainesville Times

The North Georgia High School Showcase is Saturday at The University of North Georgia Dahlonega campus. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for ...

Gainesville man charged in McDonald's shooting  Gainesville Times

Gainesville police have charged a Gainesville man with reckless conduct and simple battery following accidental gunfire at the Thompson Bridge Road ...

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 ...

High school basketball: First-round playoff bye a mixed blessing according to area coaches  Gainesville Times

The last time the Lakeview Academy boys basketball team took the court, the Lions were on a bit of a hot streak. After a slow finish to the regular season, ...

High school football: North Hall steamrolls Lumpkin County, 70-0, at the Brickyard  Gainesville Times

The Trojans rolled to their third region win of the season Friday night.

Homeless woman hit by train remembered as being sweet, feisty  Gainesville Times

A woman was killed by a passing train early Thursday morning near Georgia Avenue in Gainesville. She has not yet been identified, but the Gainesville Police ...

High school basketball: Gainesville boys battle past Dacula in Region 8-6A semifinals  Gainesville Times

The 2018-2019 basketball season has brought an entirely new look to the Gainesville boys team, which sports a first-year head coach and an almost entirely ...

A new industrial park on Ga. 365 is one step closer to reality  Gainesville Times

An over 500-acre industrial park off of Ga. 365 was unanimously approved by the Hall County Planning Commission Monday, and developers hope that project ...

Remembering local figures who died in 2018  Gainesville Times

The following is a compilation of notable local figures who died in 2018.

What's ahead for just-approved Gateway Village development  Gainesville Times

Development of Gateway Village, a 522-acre industrial park off Ga. 365 in northeast Hall County, could begin by late spring.

Police ID victim in Desota Street shooting that left one dead  Gainesville Times

Authorities have ID'd the victim of a fatal shooting Saturday as 26-year-old Nathaniel Gray, who was reportedly a resident at the home where the incident ...

Player of the Week: A versatile, intelligent Jerzee Allentini has breakout night for Flowery Branch in regular-season finale  Gainesville Times

When asked to describe Jerzee Allentini, Flowery Branch football coach Ben Hall didn't identify size as the most imposing feature of the Falcons starting ...

Where you can recycle your Christmas tree after the holiday  Gainesville Times

Hall County is again participating in the “Bring One for the Chipper” program, recycling undecorated Christmas trees for free after the holiday is over.

As homelessness in Hall County grows, state and nonprofits reroute services to address need  Gainesville Times

The growing number of homeless individuals in Hall County has caught the attention of state officials, and more resources and services are now being applied ...

Gainesville resident Luke Parker leans on faith and family as his journey begins on "The Bachelorette"  Gainesville Times

Luke Parker is hoping to turn Hannah B. to Hannah P. at the end of their journey on the upcoming season of “The Bachelorette.”

Gainesville High graduate Andrew Thacker named football defensive coordinator at Georgia Tech  Gainesville Times

Gainesville High graduate Andrew Thacker is coming back to coach football close to home.

A rush of Christmas cheer coming down Green Street this Sunday  Gainesville Times

A decked-out Christmas on Green Street is coming to Gainesville this weekend, and this year's event could be the street's cheeriest ever.

School-from-home days, longer fall break highlight Hall County Schools proposed 2019-20 calendar  Gainesville Times

The proposed 2019-20 academic year calendar for Hall County Schools includes two days for school-from-home study as officials continue to support education ...

Meet all the Hall County Schools Teachers of the Year  Gainesville Times

Amy Holliman. School: Myers Elementary. Teaches: 4th grade. Years at school: 7. Years teaching: 11. City of residence: Braselton. Quote: Being an educator is ...

Why a new round of SPLOST might fund a new middle, high school in Gainesville  Gainesville Times

A second middle school, a junior high school for eighth- and ninth-graders, and a second high school for the Gainesville City School System have been ...

High school football: Gainesville's matchup against Dacula the best of Week 7 in 2018  Gainesville Times

By Marcus Rodrigue. Believe it or not, the high school football season is just a mere four weeks away from kicking off Aug. 17.

North Hall security guard making 'remarkable progress' following wreck; driver to be charged  Gainesville Times

A North Hall High School security guard injured in a Sept. 19 wreck has begun physical therapy and is set to be moved to a regular hospital room, while the ...

Winter storm watch in effect for Hall area on Tuesday; rain likely, possibly snow  Gainesville Times

Gainesville can expect up to one inch of snow Tuesday, according to Adam Baker, a meteorologist with the National Weather *Service's* Peachtree City office.

High school golf: Gainesville's boys and girls teams lead after the first day of the Hall County Golf Championship  Gainesville Times

Gainesville's boys and girls golf teams have opened up the Hall County Golf Championship with early leads after the first day of the event at Chicopee Woods ...

Fire leaves mom, 5-year-old without home. And their bulldog, Blaze, was killed  Gainesville Times

A mother and her 5-year-old daughter are staying with family after their mobile home caught fire, killing their bulldog pup named Blaze.

Wrestlers celebrate senior night with two big wins  Dawson Community News

The Dawson County Tigers wrestling team hosted Clarkston High School and Johnson High School for a duals-style competition on Jan. 15. In between ...

Kitchen inspections Jan. 7-11  Gainesville Times

The following are among the food *service* establishments inspected from Jan. 7- Jan.11 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. Food *service* ...

Fire breaks out at skating rink on Athens Street  Gainesville Times

A fire has broken out at a commercial building on Athens Street before noon on Friday, Feb. 8. The Gainesville Fire Department is at the structure and fighting the ...

One killed, two seriously injured in Gaines Mill wreck  Gainesville Times

One person was killed and two others were seriously injured after a three-car wreck Wednesday, Jan. 30, on Gaines Mill Road in Hall County.

WWE Champion wrestler motivates Gainesville football team amid late-season surge  Gainesville Times

Donning the WWE championship wrestling belt of A.J. Styles during a recent team-centered steak dinner was just part of a two-week span where everything has ...

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