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6 places to see the eclipse

Eclipse mania is gripping Northeast Georgia as the first total eclipse of the sun in the continental United States in 38 years is lining up ...

August 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories

How to shoot the solar eclipse

Protect your eyes and lens

August 16, 2017 | Scott Rogers | Get Out top stories

A professional stargazer’s take on the eclipse

A total solar eclipse is a heavenly moment in Lesley Simanton-Coogan's career.

August 16, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Get Out top stories

Hall County deputy rocks out for Sheriff’s Office Show and Shine

When Rafael Santiago was in about the eighth grade, he was constantly tapping chopsticks on the dinner table and pencils on his textbooks. The logical ...

August 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Get Out top stories

$5,000 reward offered in Forsyth County Pawn smash-and-grab

August 16, 2017 | By Isabel Hughes | Local

UNG to cancel some classes for eclipse Monday

University of North Georgia officials have announced plans to cancel classes from noon to 4 p.m. Monday to give all members of the university ...

August 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local

Deputy: Man shot, killed in Habersham incident had ‘erratic’ behavior earlier Sunday in White County

A Cleveland man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting during a traffic stop in Habersham County Sunday morning displayed "erratic" behavior in an earlier ...

August 16, 2017 | | Local

Authorities: Officer shot, killed suspect who exited vehicle with gun in Habersham

A Cleveland man was shot and killed by a Habersham County Sheriff's Office deputy Sunday morning during a traffic stop stemming from a pair ...

August 16, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local

Gov. Deal heading to Gainesville brewery to mark law change

Gov. Nathan Deal is planning to start September with a beer at Left Nut Brewing Co.

August 16, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local

Crevolyn Wiley: Back to school creates exciting, hectic moments

I admit it. I was different than most of the other kids. I was the one who could hardly wait to get back to school ...

August 16, 2017 | Crevolyn Wiley | Life top stories

Letter: Sea levels aren’t rising because of CO2; there are seismic causes

A recent two-column article in the Times pictured dead trees along the shoreline in New Jersey. The first line read something like this, "Dead trees ...

August 16, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories

Letter: Trump followers aren’t listening to trusted sources of conservative ideas

In this era of Trump, I often ask myself: What or whom do the president's supporters read for educated opinions, wisdom and guidance? No ...

August 16, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories

Tom Crawford: Georgia Democrats may be headed for an ugly split in 2018 race

Georgia's Democratic voters will have their choice of two Staceys in next year's primary for governor: state Rep. Stacey Abrams of Atlanta or ...

August 16, 2017 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories

Revamped alcohol ordinance in the books

Restaurant patrons in downtown Gainesville can start taking their alcoholic beverages outside and stroll around starting at noon Wednesday.

August 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local

UNG gets ready for campus carry

With classes set to start Monday, University of North Georgia Police Chief Justin Gaines was at the Gainesville campus Tuesday for a third town hall ...

August 16, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local

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Easy-to-learn contra dance offers fun for all ages

Jennifer Horrocks and her husband, Heitzso, want to share their love of contra dancing.

August 10, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories

3 ways to entertain your kids this weekend

School may be in session, but that doesn't mean you can't still have fun on the weekends. Here are a few ideas:

August 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories

Ask The Times: Deadline set for owner to fix property blight

When does the Hall County law go into effect regarding property blight? The property on Browns Bridge Road /Ga. 369 which appears to be a boat repair facility is both unsightly and dangerous to an already busy road. There (are) always many people milling about and dozens of vehicles under various conditions of repair or storage, as well as boats and motorcycles. The road does not have any shoulder in this area, and many times these vehicles are very close to the road.

August 03, 2017 | Times staff reports | Ask The Times

Ask The Times: City considering ways to connect Dawsonville Highway parking lots

Will the MPO or city studies look at connecting the Home Depot parking lot to the Academy Sports lot? And connecting the backs of some of the smaller lots that front on Dawsonville Highway (including the proposed Lidl) to those parking lots? Much of the traffic on Dawsonville Highway is people driving on Dawsonville Highway to get from one store to another. We are suffering the death from 1,000 curb cuts.

August 03, 2017 | Times staff reports | Ask The Times

High school football coaches utilize scrimmages to build for regular season

Knowing his program's weaknesses sooner rather than later is a benefit to playing an early scrimmage game, according to East Hall football coach Bryan Gray.

August 03, 2017 | Bill Murphy | High schools

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant thrilled to be back on the field

There was nothing Desmond Trufant could do.

August 03, 2017 | Paul Newberry Associated Press | Pros

Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Majority of stripers located well below thermocline

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's level has fallen slightly and is 1,065.20, or 5.80 feet below the normal full pool of 1,071. Lake surface temperatures are in the mid 80s.

August 03, 2017 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors

Younger Hall County students will be kept inside during eclipse

While Gainesville and Hall County students are being kept an hour longer to experience the eclipse at school, not all of the students will watch the event in the sky.

August 03, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local

Pick your own Jaemor peaches at upcoming festival

Customers at Jaemor Farms seem to love older varieties among the 33 types of peaches the Alto farm grows.

August 03, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories

How to be the best Elvis, just in time for the Big E Festival

If you have a thing for the King of Rock 'n' Roll, you don't want to miss the 14th Big E Festival & Elvis Tribute Artist Competition.

August 03, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories

Comedy night raises funds for Habitat for Humanity of Hall

Expect some jokes about family. Expect some impressions. But don't expect any chicken jokes at the upcoming Night of Laughter in Gainesville.

August 03, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories

Author speaks about 1912 expulsion of African-Americans in Forsyth

One would have thought award-winning poet Patrick Phillips had gone out of his league when he determined to write a historical account of the 1912 expulsion from Forsyth County of every black man, woman and child.

August 03, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Get Out top stories

Gainesville High teacher moonlights as singer/songwriter

Walking down the halls of the Ninth Grade Center at Gainesville High School, it is possible at times to hear literature teacher Bryant Tench pull out his guitar and play and sing a little bit with his students.

August 03, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Get Out top stories

Good News Clinics will celebrate 25 years with gala, Sinatra tribute

As the Good News Clinic approaches its silver anniversary, volunteers and staff are planning a fun-filled evening of dinner and entertainment to celebrate.

August 03, 2017 | By Kaylee Martin | Get Out top stories

80-year-old man to take on Extreme Cowboy Race

At the age of 72, Gainesville resident Joe Holloway picked up a new hobby - cowboy racing.

August 03, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Get Out top stories

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