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Group to launch recall effort

A group of Hall County residents are starting their efforts to recall Hall County Commissioner Craig Lutz.

May 13, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Brenau leader appointed to state board

Gov. Nathan Deal appointed Jim Barco of Gainesville to the Private Colleges and Universities Authority on Friday.

May 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Man charged with child molestation in Hall County

Hall County sheriff's investigators say Weyman Edward Wheeler, 48, has been having sex with a 15-year-old girl since February.

May 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local




Students, parents take part in Walk to School Day

It's called Walk to School Day, but for some, it was more of a run.

May 12, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Bank exec. sentenced to 10 years for fraud

A former Community Bank & Trust executive was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday for using customers and family members to mastermind a multimillion-dollar fraud conspiracy that helped lead to his bank's downfall.

May 12, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


Gainesville budget boasts surplus

Despite a tough budget year and increasing fuel prices, Gainesville's budget will still pull through with a surplus.

May 12, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


NGCSU adds a Peace Corps Prep Program

North Georgia College & State University is now the fourth college in the nation to provide a Peace Corps Prep Program, a suggested curriculum that prepares students for work in international development.

May 12, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Children free butterflies after learning about them

After watching eight caterpillars transform through life's stages, students at Sugar Hill Elementary School finally saw them emerge as butterflies on Thursday.

May 12, 2011 | Rachel Jackson | Local


Gainesville event offers fluttering fun

More than a thousand butterflies are on their way to Gainesville today in preparation for this year's annual Friends of the Park butterfly release.

May 12, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Gala celebrates Hall community leaders and volunteers

While a lot has changed in 103 years, one thing has remained the same - Hall County continues to thrive because of the nurturing efforts of community members.

May 12, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hall County may put Sunday sales, liquor up for vote

Coming soon to a Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting: a discussion of Sunday alcohol sales.

May 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Connell won’t stay beyond interim

The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to have interim County Administrator Jock Connell pull together a list of candidates for the county's top job.

May 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawsonville may reconsider Sunday alcohol referendum

DAWSONVILLE - At least two Dawsonville officials are feeling heartburn over an item discussed at the May 2 City Council meeting.

May 12, 2011 | FRANK REDDY Times regional staff | Local


Weather is hot but will cool down

It's a good-news, bad-news thing concerning the weather.

May 11, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Canoe launch at Mossy Creek to close briefly for maintenance

The canoe launch located on the Chattahoochee River at Mossy Creek Access Area in North Hall is scheduled to temporarily close beginning Sept. 12 to ...

August 30, 2016 | | Local


Flowery Branch boy’s lemonade stand to raise funds for food allergy research

Connor Martin has to be careful.

August 30, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Small gator ‘not doing any harm’ in Lanier, DNR says

Mike O'Neal was looking for fish while participating in a Clermont Bass Club tournament on Sunday. The Cleveland man and his fishing partner, Harold ...

August 30, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Lula officials discuss future growth, city priorities

Growth is creeping Lula's way, but when and where - and how to respond - are big questions for the northeast Hall County city.

August 30, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Former Heisman contender was driving the wrong way when killed on I-85 near Braselton

A former Heisman Trophy contender was going the wrong way on Interstate 85 near Buford when he was hit by another car and killed early ...

August 30, 2016 | From Times staff, wire reports | Local


Videos from Northeast Georgia History Center bring historic figures to life

Hall County elementary students soon might ask George Washington, Benedict Arnold and Beulah Rucker of Gainesville a question about their lives.

August 30, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Man accused of making about $1 million in boat sale scheme

A Cartersville man is accused of writing bad checks and keeping almost $1 million in proceeds from boat sales in Hall County, according to authorities.

August 30, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Meeting focuses on state’s response to federal education law

Educators from teachers to supervisors had no shortage of comments and suggestions for items to include in the state's response to Every Student Succeeds ...

August 29, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


SPLOST revenues exceed projections in first year

With nearly $30 million in revenues collected in the first year of a special purpose local option sales tax, Hall County officials said they remain ...

August 29, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Chestatee area schools collect for Louisiana flood victims

Chestatee High School and its feeder schools are collecting supplies for victims of the Louisiana flooding.

August 29, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


OSHA continues legal fight to inspect local poultry plant

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is pushing back against a local judge's recommendation to deny the agency a warrant to inspect the Mar-Jac ...

August 29, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


East Hall couple hopes to turn property into wedding venue

An East Hall couple is hoping to turn its scenic homestead into a wedding venue.

August 29, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Remodeled DFCS rooms aim to better serve children

Children in foster care can now visit their families in a cleaner and more enjoyable space, complete with DVD players replacing "ancient" TVs with VHS ...

August 29, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


Rape, kidnapping among charges added for man after Oakwood foot chase

Oakwood Police added charges including rape and kidnapping for a man accused of assaulting a woman and two officers with a knife Sunday.

August 29, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville man charged with rape, aggravated child molestation

A Gainesville man was charged Monday with molesting a girl under the age of 16, according to authorities.

August 29, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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