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Hall County Board of Commissioners candidates debate tonight

Election season hits full throttle tonight as Republican primary candidates for three Hall County Board of Commissioners seats debate in a forum before early voting kicks off on Monday.

April 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


The Times hosting shredding event Friday to benefit Relay for Life

The Times' Relay for Life team, Team Times, will host "Shred Away Cancer" from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the newspaper's office at 345 Green St. NW in Gainesville.

April 21, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Free shaved ice, cookies among Tax Day giveaways

Tax Day doesn't often put people in the best of spirits, but a few businesses are trying to at least ease the sting of filing taxes.

April 17, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Hall County Schools draft budget on system's website

Hall County Schools' draft budget for the 2016-17 year is available on the school district's website.

April 14, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Twelve students in Hall selected for Governor’s Honors Program

Seven Hall County students, three from Gainesville High School, one from Lakeview Academy and a homeschooled student have been selected for the annual Governor's Honors program this summer.

April 14, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Tax procrastinators, you've got three more days

For those worrying over W-2s, relax: There are three more days to file your taxes.

April 14, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Two treated for rabies in South Hall

Two people in South Hall are receiving treatment after coming in contact with a rabid cat, Hall County officials said.

April 14, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


United Way celebrates past year, retiring president Jackie Wallace

United Way of Hall County celebrated its 2015 campaign and volunteers at its annual banquet Thursday, but mostly it celebrated Jackie Wallace.

April 14, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


New Wendy’s restaurant opening Friday in Oakwood

It's Frosty time in Oakwood.

April 14, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville High celebrating 30 years of baseball at Ivey-Watson Field

Deuce Roark vividly remembers the transition from playing on the small on-campus baseball field at Gainesville High to Ivey-Watson Field at Lanier Point Park in 1986.

April 14, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Enota bypass plans scrapped in favor of widening, realigning existing roads

The much-maligned Enota Bypass has been ditched for now, with Gainesville officials looking instead at using existing streets to help steer traffic around one of the city's busiest roads, Green Street.

April 14, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


How Georgia's delegates can shake things up at Republican convention

Donald Trump scored a decisive victory in Georgia's March primary, taking more than half of the state's 76 Republican delegates as part of a dominant showing throughout the South.

April 14, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


GO VIDEO: Savannah King shows some of the best places to go biking in the area

Savannah King asked local experts where the best places to ride bikes are and found out there are several for every kind of cyclist.

April 13, 2016 | | Local


First ‘Medical Scholars’ complete health care program

Putting in an IV, wearing gloves to try to button a shirt, making a splint for a wrist, balancing on one foot with eyes closed and open were exercises Wednesday for the first group of "Medical Scholars" from Hall County.

April 13, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Road repairs, routine maintenance continue in Hall County

Motorists may experience slight traffic delays throughout Hall County this week as road crews close lanes for repairs and routine maintenance.

April 13, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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Buford man seeks immunity from charges in South Hall shooting

A Buford man charged with shooting another man in his leg and jaw last year is seeking immunity, claiming he was justified to do so.

April 29, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


UGA students seek solace, mourn 4 lost in crash

One of two survivors of a car crash that killed four University of Georgia students earlier this week remained in critical condition Friday, a hospital ...

April 29, 2016 | Times staff and wire reports | Local


No obvious signs of trauma on body recovered from Lake Lanier

A man whose body was pulled from Lake Lanier on Thursday afternoon had no obvious signs of trauma, authorities said.

April 29, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Brainstorming sessions on Enota elementary move set for Saturday

Gainesville City Schools will host two community "brainstorming" meetings at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy on Saturday morning to hear comments about the elementary school's ...

April 29, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Lake Lanier Olympic Park drawing major national, international events

The nation's greatest canoe and kayak athletes will flock to Gainesville this weekend to compete in one of the biggest challenges they may face.

April 29, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


North Hall High hosts open house in new performing arts center

The newest halls at North Hall High School buzzed with excitement Thursday evening, as the school held an open house in its new performing arts ...

April 28, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Gainesville schools budget proposal includes pay increase for all employees

Gainesville City Schools' proposed budget includes a 3 percent pay increase for all employees.

April 28, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Possible retaining wall, its cost outlined for Enota garden

Maintaining most of the garden at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy could require a retaining wall to shield it from construction of a new school, and ...

April 28, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Body of missing DeKalb County firefighter found in Lake Lanier

Hall County authorities discovered the body of a missing DeKalb County firefighter in Lake Lanier on Thursday, authorities said.

April 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Riverside Military Academy selects William J. Gallagher as president

Riverside Military Academy's Board of Trustees has selected retired U.S. Army Col. William J. Gallagher as its ninth president.

April 28, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall County Fire Services lieutenant terminated following arrest

A Hall County Fire Services lieutenant was terminated following an arrest Wednesday, according to county officials.

April 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


DOT planning to make Union Church Road straighter, flatter, safer

Scenic but twisty, Union Church Road in South Hall is poised to get some safety improvements.

April 28, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Demorest woman injured in crash that killed 4 UGA students

A Demorest woman was injured in a Wednesday night crash that killed four University of Georgia students, according to Georgia State Patrol.

April 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Katt Williams arrested in Atlanta over thrown salt shaker

Police say they arrested comedian and actor Katt Williams just outside Atlanta after he threw a salt shaker at a restaurant manager.

April 28, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


Hall population forecast to grow 64 percent overall, become 42 percent Hispanic by 2040

Hall County's population will grow by 64 percent to a little more than 328,000 by 2040, according to a forecast by the Atlanta ...

April 28, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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