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New school project moving ahead

Gainesville Schools Board of Education members heard how the construction project of the new Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School is going smoothly.

October 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Obama quotes letter of Flowery Branch junior

Writing letters to the president is usually reserved for in-class assignments, but not for Destiny Wheeler.

October 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


No tax hike planned in 2012 in Oakwood

Oakwood is proposing to keep its property tax rate the same in 2012, even though the city is losing money through lower assessments.

October 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Many taxpayers seem to be paying through the mail

As he passed a check through the window at the Hall County Tax Commissioner's Office Monday, Gainesville resident Roosevelt Norman channeled a "Terminator"-era Arnold Schwarzenegger.

October 03, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Sixth candidate emerges for state House seat

A sixth candidate has announced he will seek election to the state House District 25 seat vacated by former Rep. James Mills.

October 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Cable barrier project similar to I-985's set for Ga. 400

A cable barrier similar to one installed on Interstate 985 several years ago will be placed in the median on Ga. 400 in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.

October 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Regional commission gets $2.7 million for workforce program

The Gainesville-based Georgia Mountains Regional Commission has received a $2.7 million grant for "training and other work force development programs for youth, adults and dislocated workers."

October 03, 2011 | | Local


Alto woman faces charges from Ga. 365 wreck

An Alto woman has been charged in a Sunday afternoon crash on Ga. 365 that injured a motorcyclist.

October 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Forsyth County girl's generosity assists Head Start program

Nicole McCloskey knows that some wishes take work to make them come true.

October 02, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE | Local


Knox seeks District 26 House seat

Tom Knox, who from 2001-2010 represented Forsyth County in the state House, announced last week he plans to seek the newly created District 26 seat.

October 02, 2011 | JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Man in Saturday's fatal Hall wreck is identified

Hall County Coroner Marion Merck has identified the person killed in a wreck Saturday morning in North Hall as Steven Kyle Martin, 22, of Dahlonega.

October 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Regional group’s final roads meeting is set for Wednesday

Area road projects will get a final review Wednesday by the Georgia Mountains Transportation Roundtable before they go to voters next year in a referendum on the 1 percent sales tax for transportation.

October 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood has mixed reaction to fire department

Within the past few weeks Oakwood City Council members have tossed around the idea of establishing a city fire department, but the reaction to that possibility seems to be mixed.

October 02, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Gainesville schools plan shows need for more classrooms

The Gainesville City Schools system is facing major changes over the next few years.

October 02, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Annual abortion protest draws a crowd to busy intersection

In his first year at the anti-abortion event, St. Michael Catholic Church Deacon Ken Lampert felt a bit uncomfortable holding a sign for an hour at one of Hall County's busiest intersections.

October 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Girl Power aims to fight bullying

It's a meaningful and timely event for young girls and the women who love them.

January 23, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Fans fired up as Falcons soar to Super Bowl

January 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Quadruplets are born at Northeast Georgia Medical Center

History has been made at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, as the Gainesville hospital's first-ever set of quadruplets has been born.

January 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville to reopen its public housing waiting list

The Gainesville Housing Authority is reopening its waiting list for public housing in February.

January 22, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Housing values hard to determine, even when based on history

The housing market can be a fickle thing, as played out in a recent scenario involving Cresswind at Lake Lanier in Gainesville.

January 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Political changes lead many women to seek new birth control options

Whether it's oral contraceptive birth control or an intrauterine device, there's a good chance that a woman you know is using one or ...

January 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


School officials say Fair Street students are overcoming adversity, challenges

The children in Kerri Larson's first-grade class huddled at their small desks peering at clusters of beads arranged in groups on colored construction paper ...

January 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Dress Up has lots of places to go

Derrick and Danielle Case are shoppers.

January 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Law enforcement officials zero in on identity of I-985 remains

The picture is coming into greater focus of the remains of a woman found in July along Interstate 985 in Buford, according to officials.

January 21, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Area women join worldwide marches against new administration

Wearing pink, pointy-eared hats to mock the new president, hundreds of thousands of women and men took to the streets in the nation's capital ...

January 21, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Showers, storms will continue through the weekend in North Georgia

Showers and storms have settled in over North Georgia for what promises to be a gloomy, wet weekend.

January 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


State offers incentive to STEM students

As students at all grade levels prepare to showcase their STEM prowess at a competition Jan 31 and Feb. 1 at the North Hall Community ...

January 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Owner to seek historic board’s OK for new downtown Flowery Branch building

Plans for a new downtown Flowery Branch retail and office building are still in the works, but the owner must first get an OK from ...

January 21, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Memorabilia pours in for GHS 125th anniversary event

Two veteran Red Elephant alumni are planning a trip down memory lane when Gainesville High School celebrates its 125th anniversary next month.

January 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Man accused of fleeing authorities, abandoning 2 pounds meth on Dawsonville Highway

A Forest Park man threw 2 pounds of meth out of his car while fleeing authorities Thursday on Dawsonville Highway, according to the Multi-Agency Narcotics ...

January 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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