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Wednesday is Halloween, the one day each year when it's good to be bad - or at least grotesque and frightening.

March 28, 2008 | McClatchy Newspapers | Life


School news

Centennial Arts Academy students recently placed second in the western region in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl in Augusta.

March 28, 2008 | | Good news


A gift of love

LEXINGTON, Ky. - With an average age of 88«, the four women bustling in a flower-filled church room early on a Monday morning say they are too old to garden anymore.

But it's clear, they've still got that gardener's eye for beauty and a desire to use their skills to let visitors to Hunter Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Ky., know they are welcome.

March 28, 2008 | By Mary Meehan McClatchy Newspapers | Life


Personal anti-freeze: A fuzzy, warm hat

CHICAGO - There was a time when no well-dressed man or woman left home without a hat. This was true not just in winter but in every season of the year. Those days are long gone.

In warmer months, it's not such a hard argument for the return of the hat. They're jaunty, cute, even charming - and can protect from the sun.

March 28, 2008 | By Ellen Warren Chicago Tribune | Life


Brenau hosts Rory Kennedy, screens film

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy will speak at Brenau University next week, just days after the screening of some of her work.

March 28, 2008 | From staff reports | Get Out


Flowery Branch: High school trio wins at literary meet

Three Flowery Branch High School seniors won first place Saturday at the Georgia High School Association's State AAA Literary Meet at Houston County High School. The school's girls trio - Sophia Allison, Sarah Dunham and Delana Thomas - were competing for a third consecutive year, having won the Region 7-AAA Literary Meet each year.

March 28, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


4 Hall teams going to state ‘Odyssey’ competition

Three South Hall schools will send four "Odyssey of the Mind" teams to state competition, set for April 19 at Columbus State University.

March 28, 2008 | | Local


Hawks top Knicks, move into tie for eighth in the East

NEW YORK - Joe Johnson was sidelined with a leg injury last year when the Atlanta Hawks limped to the finish of another season without a playoff berth.

March 28, 2008 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Hawks


Bracket Mania: Print your NCAA brackets now

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March 28, 2008 | | Local


Prep track: North Hall's Long breaks school record

North Hall senior Nick Long broke a 22-year-old school record Saturday at the Coaches' Invitational track meet on the campus of Georgia Tech in Atlanta. With a time of 4:26.55 in the 1,600 meter run, Long placed fifth among 30 competitors.

March 28, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Compete in the gainesvilletimes.com Bracket Bust

It's March, and for us here in The Times sports department that means one thing - squandering what free time we have picking NCAA tournament brackets, then watching our picks go down in flames by Friday afternoon.

This year we're inviting you to join in (or become the source of) our humiliation.

March 28, 2008 | | Georgia Bulldogs


The (virtual) senior league

DALLAS - So Santa didn't bring you that Nintendo Wii game you asked for.

Cheer up. Maybe Grandma will let you play with hers.

March 28, 2008 | By Bob Moos The Dallas Morning News | Life


Let's Dance! Dawgs win SEC title, go to NCAA tourney

ATLANTA - A tornado. A doubleheader. An improbable trip to the NCAA tournament.

March 27, 2008 | The Associated Press | Georgia Bulldogs


Newsmakers in business

The Times wants to know about promotions, new management hires and other personnel news in your business. We'll publish the information each Sunday on the Business page. Send information, including a photograph and contact information, to Harris Blackwood at hblackwood@gainesvilletimes.com. You also may use regular mail at Newsmakers, The Times, P.O. Box 838, Gainesville, GA 30503.

March 27, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


An SEC basketball tournament like no other

ATLANTA - The setting resembled a Pee Wee league game, with seats reserved for family and friends. Most everyone else headed for home while a Southeastern Conference tournament like no other ad-libbed its way through the weekend, trying to pick up the pieces from a devastating storm.

March 27, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


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Brenau nursing school names Hewett, 2 others to posts

Brenau University has appointed Dina McDade Hewett of Gainesville as director of its School of Nursing.

July 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Chemical spill sends 5 workers to hospital in Forsythe County

Five workers at the Forsyth County Water Reclamation Facility on Carolene Way in Cumming were hospitalized just after 2 p.m. Tuesday after being exposed to sodium hydroxide, according to Forsyth County Fire Department Division Chief Jason Shivers.

July 30, 2014 | Times regional staff | Local


Kemp, Puig star in Dodgers' 8-4 win over Braves

LOS ANGELES- Matt Kemp is making a case for himself, regardless of where he's playing the rest of the season.

July 29, 2014 | By Beth Harris Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Ashway: Never too late to set a world record

It's never too late to set a world record.

July 29, 2014 | By Denton Ashway For The Times | Staff sports picks


Clermont's Main Street closed until this afternoon

Main Street/Ga. 284 in Clermont will be partially closed as the Georgia Department of Transportation replaces a damaged drainage pipe.

July 29, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Owner charged after runaway car strikes children

The owner of the rolling car that injured four children Sunday has been charged, and three of the children have been released from the hospital.

July 29, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Fire Services giving away life jackets Friday at area park

Hall County Fire Services is handing out free life jackets from 1-3 p.m. Friday at Bolding Mill Park.

July 29, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Man faces charges of trafficking meth and possession of weapon

Gainesville police arrested a 55-year-old male Sunday in connection with trafficking methamphetamines and gun charges.

July 29, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Falcons rookie LB Shembo pushing for starting job

The Falcons were given the unusual go-ahead to tackle to the ground on the first day of full pads in training camp, and even rookie Prince Shembo could see that players were too excited to finally be hitting.

July 28, 2014 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Former Georgia runner dies in car accident

CORDELE, Ga. - Former University of Georgia 400-meter standout Torrin Lawrence died Monday morning in a car accident as he made his way home to Jacksonville, Florida. He was 25.

July 28, 2014 | By Associated Press | Georgia Bulldogs


Braves shut out Padres to win series

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana knew in the very first inning his slider would be tough to hit.

July 28, 2014 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press | Atlanta Braves




Braves ride 6-run 3rd to beat Padres

ATLANTA - Mike Minor is working to correct flaws in his mechanics that were discovered when he looked at this year's results and matched them up to tape from his strong 2013 season.

July 27, 2014 | By Charles Odum | Atlanta Braves


Cox, Maddux, Glavine inducted in Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.

July 27, 2014 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Gordon wins record 5th Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS - With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.

July 27, 2014 | By Jenna Fryer Associated Press | Sports


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