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Public still has right to records

Government seems to be moving more and more toward privatizing certain functions like park management and even foster care. Does the public still have the same access to what would normally be considered public records when a private agency is involved vs. just the government?

August 09, 2014 | | Ask The Times


Hospital has many doctors, specialists for emergencies

I've read that Northeast Georgia Medical Center has received a trauma II designation. My question is twofold: 1) Why are accident victims still transported to other hospitals? 2) If I were involved in an accident and needed a specialist, like a plastic surgeon, on a weekend night, would NGMC have one there to care for me?

August 02, 2014 | | Ask The Times


Gainesville convention center plans hit standstill

With the loss of the Georgia Mountains Center to Brenau University, are there any plans for Gainesville to build a convention center in the future? It seems like a community this size should offer something in the way of a facility/arena in which to offer big-name concerts and conferences.

July 25, 2014 | Times staff reports | Ask The Times


Many elements factor into determining Hall County tax bills

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 a reader and answered through the efforts of our news staff.

July 18, 2014 | | Ask The Times


Frances Meadows Center, parking deck have multiple funding sources

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 readers and answered through the efforts of our news staff.

July 12, 2014 | | Ask The Times


Gainesville allows modular buildings

Can I put up a modular home in Gainesville - like one of those new energy efficient prefabs - or is only stick-built allowed? I'm hoping to buy a small building lot in the 30501 or 30506 ZIP code.

July 05, 2014 | Times staff and regional reports | Ask The Times


No plans to reopen Platt Park

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 a reader and answered through the efforts of our news staff.

June 28, 2014 | | Ask The Times


Correctional camp at same site since 1963

When did Hall County first start the correctional camp for inmates? How many locations have there been and where were they?

June 21, 2014 | Times staff reports | Ask The Times


You can take steps to keep pest pets away

Is it legal for someone to let their dog have full run of the leash while walking, even going onto other people's yards, almost to their front door, and doing their business? I have asked repeatedly for someone to stop this to no avail.

June 14, 2014 | | Ask The Times


Wildlife tags are the most popular in Hall

What are the most popular specialty license plates in Hall County?

June 07, 2014 | Times staff reports | Ask The Times


Expansion, delays extend timeline of sewer project

The sewer line construction closing Crescent Drive was supposed to last about one month, according to the city of Gainesville, but it has now been three months. What is causing the delay and are there penalties for the contractor for failing to complete the project in a timely manner?

May 31, 2014 | Times staff reports | Ask The Times


No pauper farms found, but cemetery has such a spot

Before there was the Social Security program, even a few years after it, there were pauper farms in most states. In Jackson County there is a pauper's cemetery. Did Hall County have a pauper's farm, and did it have a cemetery?

May 24, 2014 | | Ask The Times


Hall County makes money off recycling

I separate my household garbage, cardboard, newspapers, plastic bottles, etc. What does Hall County do with these items, and do they get any more for it?

May 17, 2014 | Times staff reports | Ask The Times


Gainesville plans welcome sign near new Kroger

Are there any plans to put a welcome sign for the city of Gainesville on any of the bridges entering the city?

May 09, 2014 | | Ask The Times


Hall County has no plans to reopen Murrayville Park

Are there any plans to reopen Murrayville Park now that Hall County's budget is in better shape?

April 25, 2014 | From staff reports | Ask The Times


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Charter probes reason for Internet outage last weekend

Can you find out more about the Charter Communications Internet outage that happened Aug. 23?

August 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Ask The Times


Gainesville, Hall can help dispose of tree debris

How do local governments get rid of tree debris?

August 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Ask The Times


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