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Essay winner seeks to inspire, motivate others

Cody Stephens wants to become one of the first black valedictorians at Gainesville High School.

November 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Glades Reservoir makes ‘Dirty Dozen’ waterway list

COVINGTON - A proposal to build a reservoir upstream of Lake Lanier in Hall County has landed on a state environmental group's list of 12 biggest threats to Georgia's waterways.

November 05, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Music festival funds research to keep pest from destroying hemlock trees

There's a tiny killing spree ravaging the Hemlock trees in the South.

November 05, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Advance voting slow for Tuesday’s election

Advance voting for Tuesday's elections ended Friday with few casting ballots in races for Gainesville City Council or a state House seat representing South Hall.

November 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Election apathy even affects candidates

GILLSVILLE - When people come to Jeanne Webb to get their hair cut, they usually also get a little something off their chests.

November 05, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Building case against militia requires time

In a seemingly extensive and highly covert investigation, federal authorities were able to arrest four Northeast Georgia militia members suspected of planning attacks against government buildings and employees.

November 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


I-985 roadwork likely to back up traffic near I-85 next week

A mile-long portion of Interstate 985 in Gwinnett County will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday for roadwork.

November 04, 2011 | | Local


Tadmore University engages kids with curriculum

Tadmore Elementary third-, fourth- and fifth-graders might not have to think about applying to college for several more years, but they're getting some "university" experience anyway.

November 04, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Crowd for annual Marketplace breaks record

Christmas decorations, homemade candy, unique jewelry and clothing are just a few of the things holiday shoppers will be able to purchase at the 20th anniversary of Marketplace in Gainesville.

November 04, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Flowery Branch City Council vacancy draws 3 candidates

Two people qualified Friday for the open Post 3 Flowery Branch City Council seat.

November 04, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local




Ammonia leak forces evacuation of business

A small ammonia leak at a business on Palmer Drive in Gainesville Friday afternoon led to the evacuation of all employees.

November 04, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall's home fields: Buford stadium home of 3 state title victories

There are several state championship trophies in the case at Buford High School.

November 04, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Residents discuss Spout Springs, Friendship roads projects

Transportation officials answered questions and concerns, as well as laid out additional plans Thursday night during two separate public meetings for improvement to Spout Springs and Friendship roads.

November 04, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Experts say militia members' alleged ricin attack could have been successful

Beginning this past Monday, Northeast Georgia Medical Center spent time preparing for a potential biological attack. The very same kind of attack a group of Northeast Georgia fringe militia members were allegedly plotting.

November 04, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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$100K donation to fund Braselton spray park

A new spray park is coming to Braselton thanks to a $100,000 donation from Jack Frost.

February 19, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Winery, vineyard proposed in South Hall

A winery and vineyard, including a two-story tasting room, is proposed on a 5-acre site off Conner Road, near Jim Crow Road, in South Hall.

February 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville airport could get runway, terminal upgrades

Runway and terminal upgrades at the Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport are expected to move forward when Gainesville City Council addresses funding of those projects at ...

February 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Plane crashes in Dawson County

February 19, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Local


Big Red family tradition is handed down over 125 years

When Isabelle Charters Embry dons her cap and gown to receive her diploma with the rest of the graduating class of 2017 at Gainesville High ...

February 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


A young, tireless fighter: 5-year-old East Hall boy battles rare blood disease

For young Jeremiah Nash, the waiting continues.

February 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Mother fights on against deadly drug that led to son's overdose

In the two years since her son's fatal overdose, Lisa Hicks said she has not stopped fighting to strengthen laws on the drug that ...

February 19, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Protesters maintain vigil on Gainesville corner in support of immigrants

Arturo Adame held his homemade sign up high Saturday evening alone on the side of Jesse Jewell Parkway.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Humane Society fundraiser combines paintings, patrons and puppies

Everything in the name of rescuing animals.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Downed banner still has townfolk buzzing in Dahlonega

DAHLONEGA - Emotions are still running hot in this Lumpkin County town after a controversial pro-Ku Klux Klan banner was hung from a building off of ...

February 18, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Groups seek combined $187K from Gainesville

Three organizations that do their part to enhance quality of life for local residents and visitors alike presented the Gainesville City Council this week separate ...

February 18, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Warmest winter in years has plants blooming early

When General Beauregard Lee exited his stately white-columned manor on the grounds of the Yellow River Game Ranchon Groundhog Day morning he signaled to the ...

February 18, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Gainesville man gets 25-year prison sentence for child molestation

A Gainesville man must serve 25 years of a life sentence after being convicted of molesting a girl continuously for three years, according to officials.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville man acquitted of aggravated assault

A Gainesville man accused of stabbing his older brother was acquitted on a more serious charge by a jury Friday.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Yoga station added to Interactive Neighborhood for Kids

It took three pairs of hands to hopefully encourage kids to relax.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


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