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Political Pulse: Immigration bill doesn’t go down easily

I'm not cool enough to sit in the Georgia Senate press gallery. In the House press gallery, all are welcome, but in the Senate, you've got to be elite and get there early enough to sit on the bench called the "media corner."

March 08, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Boy Scout's American Values Dinner to recognize 3 residents, raise funds

Three Gainesville residents will be recognized by the Boy Scouts of America for exemplifying the Scout Law and Scout Oath in their lives.

March 08, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Author shares her childhood weight struggle

Abby Ellin was a 12-year-old with an extra 10 or 15 pounds, she told students at Gainesville and Flowery Branch high schools on Wednesday.

March 07, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


How well do you adjust to daylight saving?

Some love it. Others hate it. But one way or another, we will all lose an hour this weekend as most of the country springs forward an hour.

March 07, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Army helicopter pilots: Never give up

Phil and Sara Walker have been overseas for the last year, serving in the Army as helicopter pilots, but their stories did not begin 365 days ago.

March 07, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Hall education pioneer to be honored today

Hall County education pioneer Beulah Rucker Oliver will be honored today as one of three 2012 Georgia Women of Achievement, joining the likes of former President Jimmy Carter's mother, Lillian, and Girl Scouts founder Juliette Low.

March 07, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville man charged with trafficking meth

A Gainesville man was charged with trafficking methamphetamine Tuesday after authorities seized $4,500 worth of the drug, according to a news release from the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad.

March 07, 2012 | From staff reports | Local




4 arrested in armed home invasion in Hall County

Four people were arrested overnight Tuesday in connection with a home invasion on Cooley Drive, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.

March 07, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville man dies in wreck on four-wheeler

A four-wheeler accident in East Hall killed a 20-year-old Gainesville man Wednesday afternoon.

March 07, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Ga. 365 wreck kills Clermont man

A 24-year-old Clermont man was killed Wednesday morning in a wreck on Ga. 365 at Ramsey Road.

March 07, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Voters approve Sunday alcohol sales for unincorporated Hall County

Hall County voters approved two measures to allow Sunday alcohol sales in unincorporated parts of the county on Tuesday.

March 07, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Covert, Richards head to runoff for Flowery Branch Council seat

A runoff is set for April 3 between the top two vote-getters in Flowery Branch City Council's special election Tuesday night to fill the Post 3 seat.

March 07, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


House Rep. Amerson plans to retire at end of this year

For months, Amos Amerson has hinted of his plans to retire from the State House of Representatives at the end of the year.

March 07, 2012 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Gainesville City Council approves Norton expansion

Despite vocal opposition from residents, Gainesville City Council on Monday approved a proposed expansion of Norton Insurance's headquarters in a historic Gainesville neighborhood.

March 07, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


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GBI seeks help identifying body found in Commerce

Law enforcement needs help from the public to identify a body found in February near Interstate 85 in Banks County.

June 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lula to host classic car show Saturday

Dozens of classic cars will be on display in Lula today during the annual Classic Car Show organized by the Downtown Development Authority.

June 23, 2017 | | Local


Slide show: Sometimes team-building calls for a 'redneck regatta'

Employees at internet marketing company GetUWired spent some of their Friday in a "redneck regatta" on Lake Lanier.

June 23, 2017 | Scott Rogers | Local


Jim Grier announces run for Lula mayor

A Lula-based businessman and civic leader will attempt what others have tried and failed to do - oust the city's four-term mayor from office.

June 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Investigator details armed robberies in court

A Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator told the court Thursday of two robberies occurring May 13, cases separated by a few miles in Gainesville.

June 23, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Two inmates at Alto prison granted parole after high school graduation

For Kelli Armstrong and Tammy Kline, the ceremony Thursday at Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto didn't just mark the end of their high ...

June 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall commissioners approve tax increase

Property taxes are going up in Hall County.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville Eye Associates founder retires after 35 years

In 1982, set to begin his career as an ophthalmologist, Dr. Stephen Farkas heard from a cousin that the Gainesville area was a "great place ...

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man indicted in killing of Gainesville grad in Atlanta

ATLANTA - A 39-year-old man accused of shooting a Gainesville High graduate on an Atlanta street in broad daylight has been indicted.

June 22, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Fundraising page set up for family of father, son drowning victims

More than $25,000 has been raised since a Dahlonega man and his son drowned at a popular Lumpkin County swimming spot.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Middle teacher indicted for charge of simple battery against student

A Hall County grand jury has indicted a Gainesville Middle School teacher of simple battery stemming from a hallway incident with a student that was ...

June 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Responses to having cameras on docks mostly positive

Public comments were in favor of allowing cameras on docks at Lake Lanier, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall school system to get its very own drug dog

A drug dog will patrol the halls of the Hall County School District beginning next school year.

June 22, 2017 | | Local


Volunteers, partnerships work to feed children in Hall County this summer

Growing up in the Chestatee community, Alisha Chavez was one of many students who benefited from the reduced-fare lunch program at school, but she didn ...

June 22, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Top chamber volunteers of the year recognized

Fifteen people were recognized Thursday as the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce top volunteers of 2016-17.

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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