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Clermont author writes children’s book about tornado

A local children's book author is marking the anniversary of Gainesville's deadly 1936 tornado with her own memorial - a book that will teach kids about the historical event.

April 25, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


School board OKs new abstinence-based class

Gainesville High School students will have a new abstinence-based program next school year.

April 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Architect chosen for new Fair Street school

An Alpharetta architectural firm was chosen Monday night to design the new Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School.

April 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch High to consider charter status

Before the current school year comes to a close, the Hall County Schools Board of Education is already considering issues that will impact upcoming years.

April 25, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Municipal association targeting rundown properties

Hall County's mayors are making a concerted effort to work together, and this time they're going after dilapidated buildings.

April 25, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


5 homes in Hall struck by lightning

Lightning struck five homes in Hall County Monday afternoon, but damage at all was described as minor.

April 25, 2011 | | Local


GSC professor going to Israel to learn about terrorism

A Gainesville State College professor with an academic interest in terrorism hopes to learn more in a June trip to the Holy Land.

April 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Forsyth County ex-deputy's lawsuit may be settled

Forsyth County has extended a settlement offer to a veteran law enforcement officer who for two years has fought his dismissal from the sheriff's office.

April 25, 2011 | By Alyssa LaRenzie Times regional staff | Local


Rain is on the way

Easter was warm and sunny, but starting today the skies are going to get cloudy again.

April 25, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Bee to help with literacy activities

Spelling bees aren't just for kids.

April 25, 2011 | Shannon Casas | Local


Hall fire services joins Twitter

While Hall County residents are checking updates from their friends, they can also track emergency, traffic and weather alerts in their area.

April 25, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Forsyth Park may have archery, bike track, canoeing

A 225-acre property in northwest Forsyth could make a good home for archery practice, a BMX track and a canoe launch.

April 24, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


Community rallies with LifeSouth for ailing student

Whatever Savannah Burns attempts, she excels at.

April 24, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Northeast Georgia gets road tax projects

From Interstate 985 near metro Atlanta to Ga. 17 in the mountains, Northeast Georgia has some 300-plus transportation projects that have been pitched as part of the state's planned 1-cent sales tax vote next year.

April 24, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Churches celebrate Jesus’ resurrection

Early this morning, before the sun has risen, a darkened Gainesville church represents a dark tomb.

April 24, 2011 | Shannon Casas | Local


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Clinton accepts Democratic nomination, vows to be a unifier

Confronting a "moment of reckoning," Hillary Clinton is casting herself as a unifier for divided times and a tested, steady hand to lead in a ...

July 28, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Safe Kids, police giving out bike helmets, safety tips Saturday

Safety tips will be mixed with fun activities for kids this Saturday at the Midtown Greenway in Gainesville.

July 28, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Prayer service looks to promote unity between police, community in Gainesville

In keeping with a commitment to bring law enforcement, minorities and the wider community together, a prayer service is scheduled for Saturday in downtown Gainesville.

July 28, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Former Hall commission candidate Troy Phillips, wife found dead

Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating the shooting deaths of former Hall County Board of Commissioners candidate Troy Phillips and his wife, Heather ...

July 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities: Man intentionally crashed car into jail

A Lula man is accused of intentionally driving his car Thursday morning into the Hall County Jail's wall, according to authorities.

July 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


McEver work ‘basically done’ just in time for school

Work on busy McEver Road in Oakwood is "basically done" ahead of the upcoming school year.

July 28, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Jobless rate up in Hall County for June

Hall County's unemployment rate increased by nearly a point in June, going from 3.8 percent in May to 4.7 percent in June.

July 28, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Downtown street beautification shouldn’t disrupt Gainesville traffic

A plan to beautify key downtown Gainesville streets shouldn't interfere with traffic flow, officials assured City Council on Thursday.

July 28, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Overnight fire destroys Gillsville home

No one was at home Wednesday night when a Gillsville residence caught fire and was a "total loss," according to authorities.

July 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


GO VIDEO: 4 great places to go camping

Who says you have to go far to camp? There are several great campgrounds in the local area. Savannah King takes you to four of ...

July 28, 2016 | | Local


Atlanta Street a ‘ghost town’ as families move out

"It's a ghost town around here," Ashley Moore said about the public housing complex on Atlanta Street in Gainesville.

July 27, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Pollo Tropical, Five Below mark newest store openings at North Lake Square

Paulette Forrester had been regularly driving by the Pollo Tropical restaurant on Dawsonville Highway to see when it would open.

July 27, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Gov. Nathan Deal promotes education reform proposals, ‘opportunity district’ to Hall teachers

Gov. Nathan Deal promoted his two education programs for the next year and touted his administration's support for public education Wednesday morning in a ...

July 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Gainesville woman charged in undercover prostitution investigation

A Gainesville woman is accused of soliciting three undercover agents to have sex for money, according to authorities.

July 27, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities: Nude man asked to leave park, later tries to hurt deputies

A Jefferson man allegedly seen nude at Lake Lanier campgrounds is accused of attempting to hurt two deputies trying to detain him, according to authorities.

July 27, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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