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Area charity groups gear up to aid others

Local organizations are starting up their annual charity events, hoping to get enough donations and volunteers to make it through yet another tough financial year.

November 09, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Hall, property owner can’t agree on sale for park

Hall County has encountered another obstacle while building the North Hall park and library and may have to condemn a piece of land to complete the park.

November 09, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Lake Lanier manager: Water manual out early next year

Lake Lanier's operations project manager said Tuesday he hopes a draft of the new water control manual for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin will be finished early next year.

November 09, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Nonprofits get a boost from bank

Just as no one chooses to battle cancer, no one chooses how the illness will affect their body.

November 09, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Students get lessons in freedom for Veterans Day

Veterans Day isn't until Thursday, but some local schools are starting early to honor the nation's warriors with events and programs.

November 09, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Chestatee charter middle school puts students on early career paths

Middle-school students at Chestatee Academy of Inquiry and Talent Development are spending more time in their community this year than ever before.

November 09, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Hall schools target online bullying

Hall County Schools is working to stay ahead of bullying, and plan to make some policy changes in the next several months.

November 08, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Flowery Branch City Council considering retreat, training opportunities for council members

Flowery Branch is looking at training opportunities for its new City Council members, as well as a March retreat to discuss pressing and long-term issues in the South Hall city.

November 08, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood OKs 2011 budget, seeks to ban street advertisers

Costumed and dancing sidewalk advertisers, common in many communities, will have to leave Oakwood's streets.

November 08, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gardner steps down as health system CEO

Jim Gardner stepped down Monday as the president and CEO of the Northeast Georgia Health System, effective immediately.

November 08, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hall County commissioners seek to remove late tax penalty

The Hall County Board of Commissioners will ask the legislature to change state law to remove a late penalty for governments that collect property taxes in two installments.

November 08, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Deal names full transition team

Gov.-elect Nathan Deal has announced the full list of members of his transition committee.

November 08, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Cresswind at Lake Lanier adding new clubhouse

The developers behind Cresswind at Lake Lanier are embarking on a major project.

November 07, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


New political era begins in Flowery Branch

At this time last year, Chris Fetterman was one of two rookie Flowery Branch City Council members, having tucked away not quite two years of experience.

November 07, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Deep freeze giving way to warmer days

Warm weather and a spot of late-week rain are back in the forecast, but area residents first have to endure one more morning of ultra-chilly temperatures.

November 07, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Medical Center marks 65th anniversary of Hall County’s original hospital

It was Sept. 1, 1951, when the 90-bed Hall County Hospital opened its doors at 743 Spring St. in Gainesville

February 07, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Oakwood woman’s family seeks answers to 2014 slaying

The loved ones of Holly Fox Strickland will let Chinese floating lanterns fly this weekend to honor the memory of a mother killed two years ...

February 07, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Early voting in Georgia’s presidential primary starts Monday

Now it gets real.

February 07, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Stormwater silt still a problem at North Lake Square

Repairs and improvements to stormwater detention infrastructure at the new North Lake Square shopping center on Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville have not stopped silt runoff ...

February 07, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Local man sells model planes to afford future he never planned

Ray Lawson lived his life like there was no tomorrow.

February 07, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Business leaders honor trio of area pioneers

A neurosurgeon, a conservationist and a CEO walked into a country club Saturday night in Gainesville and walked out as the newest inductees of the ...

February 06, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Polar Bear Plunge draws dozens to leap into Lake Lanier, if a month late

On Saturday, 53 brave individuals chose to do something most would consider strange or abnormal: jump into the frigid February waters of Lake Lanier at ...

February 06, 2016 | Alex Popp | Local


Fire destroys mobile home in North Hall; 2 escape unhurt

Two residents escaped a mobile home fire early Saturday morning in North Hall County, but the home was a total loss.

February 06, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


2 Injured Hall firefighters ‘disappointed,’ ‘saddened’ by county’s decision to end their employment

Two of the three Hall County firefighters injured in a July 2014 training incident called their separation from the county disappointing, one saying he was ...

February 06, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Scoring change helps more adults secure GEDs

Henry Moore of Gillsville will get his GED in early March after a change in the scoring of the test gave him a passing grade.

February 05, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


VA schedules workshops in Toccoa, Cornelia

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will hold counseling workshops for veterans at Georgia Department of Labor career centers in Stephens and Habersham counties ...

February 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Crews put out home fire in East Hall

Hall County firefighters put out a residential fire Friday in the 2800 block of Gillsville Highway in East Hall County.

February 05, 2016 | | Local


Dentists, students take day to treat children in need of dental care

"It gets kind of crazy," David Byers, head of the dental hygiene program at Lanier Technical College, said Friday morning as about 100 volunteers provided ...

February 05, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Go Red event highlights women’s heart health

True to its name, the inaugural Go Red for Women gathering at First Baptist Gainesville brought out hundreds of women - and a handful of men ...

February 05, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Union County hospital CEO, 5 others arrested in prescription drug sting

The CEO of Blairsville's Union General Hospital is one of six suspects accused of being involved with fraudulent prescriptions for painkillers.

February 05, 2016 | From Times staff, Associated Press reports | Local


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