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Mote takes third place in pro bodybuilding debut

Habersham Central graduate Corey Mote finished third in the MuscleMania Universe & Expo competition on Saturday in Miami.

June 21, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


County can’t keep cutting workers’ salary, benefits

I live and own property in the North Hall area and was born and raised here. My family has lived and worked in Hall County several generations back.

June 21, 2011 | Letter to the editor | Letters to the editor


Commissioners' grandstanding, lack of planning costs us all

I had begun to think my household was the only one in Hall County who doesn't want a tax hike or can't afford one and knows the issues we face fall at the feet of the ego-laden Board of Commissioners.

June 21, 2011 | Letters to the editor | Letters to the editor


Job fair puts hundreds of opportunities on display

A summer job fair in 2008 included about 20 employers. One planned for later that year was canceled. This year, Tim Evans said the event is at capacity with 40 employers.

June 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Business


Teheran dominates in G-Braves win over Chiefs

Julio Teheran pitched eight strong innings, striking out eight while walking none as the Gwinnett Braves beat the Syracuse Chiefs 8-2 on Monday night at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville.

June 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Gwinnett Braves


Hudson homers, pitches Braves to win over Jays

June 20, 2011 | | Atlanta Braves


North Georgia wins Staff of the Year

For the third consecutive year the North Georgia Softball coaching staff has been named the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Staff of the Year. The Saints were led by head coach Mike Davenport who was named Peach Belt Conference Coach of the Year for the third straight year. North Georgia finished the year with a school record 53 wins and have been ranked in the nation's top five for an unprecedented 30 consecutive weeks.

June 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Local colleges


Hayes wins pentathlon at state Junior Olympics

Gainesville High's Sara Hayes won the state title in the pentathlon for the Lanier Running Club during the state Junior Olympic Championships last weekend in Fayetteville. The Lanier Running Club placed 13 athletes in the Top 5 and qualified for the region competition.

June 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Truck hits, kills black bear

A young black bear was hit and killed by a vehicle in northwest Hall County on Sunday, according to Georgia State Patrol officials.

June 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall County should fund true essentials ahead of parks

I am frustrated with talk of people willing to support a tax hike to save parks. In case anyone has missed it, the recession is still in full swing. People are still out of work and homes are still being foreclosed on. To increase property taxes now will only exacerbate the foreclosure problem that has contributed to the loss of more than $20,000 in my home's value the last four years.

June 20, 2011 | Letter to the editor | Letters to the editor


Clinging to wealth only keeps unfair systems in place

The age-old debate over free will and determinism is as relevant today as ever. If we have significant amounts of free will, then people deserve what they get, now and forever. Punishment is justified. We may offer conditional forgiveness and second chances, but it will be limited and temporary.

June 20, 2011 | Letter to the editor | Letters to the editor


School news

Chirstopher A. MaHaffey of Gainesville has been selected for membership into the National Society of High School Scholars. The East Hall High School student was chosen for his outstanding academic excellence.

June 20, 2011 | | Good news


Fire damages Hall County home

Hall County firefighters were investigating a fire to a home in the 100 block of McConnell Drive near Mountain Crest Sunday night.

June 19, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Dawson County schools given charter status

The Dawson County school system has joined the ranks of 13 others in Georgia that have received greater flexibility to govern local education.

June 19, 2011 | Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Redmond pitches well in loss to Durham

Gwinnett Braves starting pitcher Todd Redmond threw six innings and allowed five hits and one run in a 2-1 loss against the Durham Bulls on Sunday at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville.

June 19, 2011 | From staff reports | Gwinnett Braves


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Editorial: Congressional elections become menu-driven politics

North Georgians were so inundated with ads about the special 6th District House race in metro Atlanta that a number of people in Hall County ...

June 24, 2017 | Times Editorial Board | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Supreme Court’s hate speech ruling goes against idea in Constitution

In The Times on Thursday's page 2A, a Today in History item read "In 1992, the U. S. Supreme Court, ruled unanimously that 'hate ...

June 24, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Grizzard and other writers were Southern voices who are missed

I recently read Ronda Rich's column about Lewis Grizzard which I enjoyed very much. It seems every time I have lunch at the Collegiate ...

June 24, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Lula to host classic car show Saturday

Dozens of classic cars will be on display in Lula today during the annual Classic Car Show organized by the Downtown Development Authority.

June 23, 2017 | | Local


Investigator details armed robberies in court

A Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator told the court Thursday of two robberies occurring May 13, cases separated by a few miles in Gainesville.

June 23, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Man indicted in killing of Gainesville grad in Atlanta

ATLANTA - A 39-year-old man accused of shooting a Gainesville High graduate on an Atlanta street in broad daylight has been indicted.

June 22, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


DOT not keeping lake level down to build new Boling Bridge

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by ...

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Ask The Times


Responses to having cameras on docks mostly positive

Public comments were in favor of allowing cameras on docks at Lake Lanier, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


5 things to do this weekend

1. Go "art-tiquing"

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Hall school system to get its very own drug dog

A drug dog will patrol the halls of the Hall County School District beginning next school year.

June 22, 2017 | | Local


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Frequent rains continue to help fishing

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level is up again this week and is 1,064.65 or 6.35 feet below the normal full ...

June 22, 2017 | Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Hall unemployment rate remains at 3.9 percent in May

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in May was 3.9 percent, unchanged from April, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures released Thursday.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Riverside cadet earns Eagle Scout Scholarship Award

Cadet 2nd Lt. Jack Zappendorf of Riverside Military Academy received the $1,000 Clarice Bagwell Eagle Scout Scholarship Award at the Northeast Georgia Council for ...

June 21, 2017 | | Community


Jackson EMC Foundation awards $68K to Hall agencies

The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total of $111,850 in grants during its April meeting, including $68,450 to agencies serving ...

June 21, 2017 | | Community


Gainesville's George Bradley keeps bright outlook as weightlifter despite limitations

George Bradley refused to take no for an answer.

June 21, 2017 | By Layne Saliba For The Times | Community sports


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