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Credit recovery boosts Hall grad rate

Graduation rates in Hall County and across the state are up, and Hall County Schools Superintendent Will Schofield attributes that increase in Hall to school credit recovery programs, among other factors.

October 31, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Boy Scout troop celebrates 75th birthday with reunion

Ed Milner doesn't remember a whole lot of fanfare around becoming Boy Scout Troop 26's first Eagle Scout in 1942.

October 30, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Kids connect with creatures at Elachee event

Kyla Lakey loves reptiles, especially turtles.

October 30, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Spirits of the past draw a crowd to History Center

As is evidenced by the Northeast Georgia History Center's sold-out Ghost Walk, adults enjoy a good ghost story just as much as the kiddies.

October 30, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Arts groups teach Gainesville educators

A local ballet company showed teachers this week how dance moves can be blended into their daily lesson plans.

October 30, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Enota Rite Aid considers next move after fire

Officials at the Rite Aid Pharmacy damaged in a fire Thursday are still assessing damage and considering their next move.

October 29, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Hall County aims to cut costs on mowing

What if you only had to mow the lawn once a year?

October 29, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Morning TV show to feature United Way

A United Way of Hall County campaign video soon will come full circle.

October 29, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Cagle spokesman says ethics complaint has no merit

With just days before the election, a former Republican gubernatorial candidate filed an ethics complaint against Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, saying he had an affair with a staffer and paid her money to keep it a secret.

October 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Superheros, princesses, pirates invade downtown

Friday evening, a Ninja Turtle, Batman and a pirate rode a train around the downtown square and not one person was shocked by the sight.

October 29, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Domestic violence center marks 2nd thrift shop opening

Gateway Domestic Violence Center administrators have found a way to turn second-hand goods into fresh starts for some abuse victims.

October 28, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Residents concerned over new burger restaurant

A new burger restaurant may come to Thompson Bridge Road, but Green Street Circle residents are fighting it.

October 28, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Old county jail sale in lockdown until January

The Hall County Board of Commissioners decided to postpone a vote on the sale of the old county jail until new commissioners come on board in January.

October 28, 2010 | BY CAROLYN CRIST and MELISSA WIENMAN ccrist@gainesvilletimes.com, mweinman@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Wreck injures 2, closes Dorsey, Pearl Nix intersection

A three-vehicle accident at Dorsey Street and Pearl Nix Parkway on Thursday morning left more than 80 gallons of diesel fuel leaking across the roads.

October 28, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Spout Springs road fixes nearly finished

FLOWERY BRANCH - Short-term fixes on busy Spout Springs Road in South Hall are nearly complete.

October 28, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Bill aims to boost music industry in Georgia

Tourism officials banking on this year's marketing theme celebrating local music might get a boost if state lawmakers OK a bill aimed at strengthening ...

February 11, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville resident taking Rottweiler to compete in New York dog show

Nikki is young - not yet 2 years old - but she might just be a winner.

February 11, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Authorities: Gainesville man allegedly ran over victim twice with van

A Gainesville man allegedly ran over another man twice with a van, according to authorities.

February 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Brenau aiming to make off-site students more connected through robot computers

Brenau University students will soon be able to "be in the classroom" even from remote locations thanks to robots the school will be using.

February 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


House OKs protection for clergy refusing gay marriage

Georgia lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill explicitly stating that religious officials can refuse to perform gay marriages, their first significant action on a variety ...

February 11, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


West Hall bridge will be partially closed this weekend

The Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 westbound bridge over Lake Lanier is scheduled to be partially closed this weekend for Georgia Department of Transportation work.

February 11, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Firefighters battle South Hall fire

Hall County firefighters put out hotspots at a doublewide mobile home fire Thursday in South Hall, where initial reports indicated a person was inside the ...

February 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


McEver Road work in Flowery Branch to start today

Work to overhaul a portion of McEver Road in Flowery Branch was set to begin about noon Thursday, following a delay earlier this week because ...

February 11, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hundreds of Hall residents could lose food stamps as economy improves

With a jobless rate of just 4.3 percent, the strength of Hall County's economy means some local residents could lose access to food ...

February 10, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Local taekwondo instructor partners with South Hall schools

Nearly two dozen second-graders stand with one foot in front of the other, their hands balled into fists as they scream as loud as they ...

February 10, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Authorities: 10 burglary charges added for suspect

A Gainesville man faces 10 additional second-degree burglary charges after an initial arrest last month, according to authorities.

February 10, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


UNG Foundation honored for leadership

February 10, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Christians mark Ash Wednesday with services, sacrifice

There are a few ways to mark the first day of Lent.

February 10, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local




Weather delays Tuesday work on I-985

Frosty weather delayed the Georgia Department of Transportation in replacing message boards on Interstate 985 Tuesday.

February 09, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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