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Hall can hire more teachers thanks to enrollment increase

An additional 109 students enrolled in Hall County schools this year means the school board can use some of its Title I funding to hire additional faculty.

August 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Emergency workers get school bus safety training

School bus safety may not be the first thing parents think about when sending their children off to school, but it's an important issue to Hall County law enforcement agencies.

August 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Operation shaving cream more than halfway toward goal

Operation Shaving Cream is charging ahead, more than halfway toward its goal of 10,200 cans of the potentially life-saving product being shipped to a waiting U.S. Marine company in Afghanistan.

August 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Legislature reconvenes Monday on transportation tax, political boundaries

The legislature will reconvene Monday to begin redrawing the state's political boundaries and discuss a statewide referendum for a tax that would fund transportation projects across the state.

August 10, 2011 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Flowery Branch man faces child porn charges

A Flowery Branch man was charged Friday with 368 counts of child pornography along with manufacturing marijuana and felony possession of marijuana.

August 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


YMCA withdraws Hall County parks proposal

The YMCA has withdrawn a proposal to help run the Hall County Parks and Leisure Services Department.

August 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Area housing construction is on the rise

The nation's economic recovery has been soft, to say the least, and another recession may be around the bend.

August 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Power company’s tree cutting raises concern

Until last week, five trees stood between Jerry Morrison's home and Bryant Quarter Road.

August 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


City Council to approve federal grant for greenway

Gainesville is going to get a little greener and cleaner with the help of a federal trail grant.

August 10, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


$7,000 reward offered for information on missing trailer

A $4,000 reward for information about a missing trailer and equipment is now up to $7,000 after four North Georgia cleaning companies contributed to the fund.

August 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Registration for Brenau community classes will start Thursday

Registration for Brenau University Learning and Leisure Institute's fall term of courses and enrollment for the 2010-2011 academic year begins at 4 p.m. Thursday in Thurmond-McRae Lecture Hall, next to the Brenau Trustee Library on Academy Street in Gainesville.

August 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Local investors remain cautious

Following the Dow Jones Industrial's worst point drop since December 2008, local investors remained cautious, but for the most part continued to invest.

August 09, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Discussion on Hall recreation program delayed

YMCA officials who were on-hand to pitch their plan for taking over county recreation services will have to wait until Thursday.

August 09, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Retail businesses eye Hall for expansion

After years of closings and empty lots in the retail sector, Hall County is seeing a fresh crop of retail stores.

August 09, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Hall officials map out new commission districts

The move to find new district lines for the Hall County Board of Commissioners will begin this week, and officials hope to submit the new maps to the General Assembly before a special legislative session ends later this month.

August 09, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


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After 28-year Hall career, former chief deputy building Lanier Tech police department

A familiar face around Hall County, Jeff Strickland is months into building his second police department in his own backyard at Lanier Technical College.

December 04, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Christmas on Green Street braves chilly, rainy Sunday

The crowds were light in number, but spirits were high as holiday revelers made their way through a soggy, cold Christmas on Green Street Sunday ...

December 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


24th annual ride from Frazier's helps needy kids have toys

Surely Santa Claus won't be stopped by rain, sleet or snow. But every so often he needs a little help getting toys from point ...

December 04, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Hall County man charged with murder in Lumpkin County

A Hall County man has been charged with the murder and aggravated assault of a 41-year-old Murrayville woman whose body was found early Sunday in ...

December 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Children show benefits from pre-K as they grow, study shows

It's easier for a child to learn to hold a pencil if they first know how to build a tower with Legos.

December 04, 2016 | Shannon Casas | Local


Gainesville man joins pipeline protests in North Dakota

Some 400 years since the first Thanksgiving, Cole Chambers spent his holiday sharing necessities with the Native Americans protesting at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.

December 04, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Plan for women’s sex trafficking home parallels Eagle Ranch’s start

It was a faith-based proposal to help a troubled group of people in a rural Hall County residential complex, and it initially caused a stir ...

December 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


‘Gourd Girls’ celebrate 40 years in Sautee craft shop

While wandering through The Gourd Place on Thursday, Priscilla Wilson showed off some of her art.

December 04, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


SLIDESHOW: Pretty trees feed kids’ needs at Challenged Child fundraiser

Some 350 people were expected to attend Saturday's Festival of Trees at The Loft at Scott's in downtown Gainesville.

December 03, 2016 | Erin Smith | Local


Sweet treats, warm hearts send Christmas spirits soaring at Flowery Branch, Lula parades

Dreary weather didn't put a damper on Christmas spirits during Flowery Branch and Lula's Christmas parades Saturday.

December 03, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Hall County volunteers ferry supplies to Tennessee fire victims

It has been little over a week since fires began spreading through the Gatlinburg, Tenn., and Smoky Mountain area, causing widespread destruction to the historic ...

December 03, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Court motion says fatal bullet didn't come from guns in defendants' possession

According to a motion, the bullet killing Jaquerian Harrison, 21, in April was not from the guns found in the possession of three co-defendants.

December 03, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Charges against Katt Williams’ co-defendants reduced, dismissed

One of Katt Williams' co-defendants had the charges dismissed against her, while the second agreed to a negotiated plea on lesser charges.

December 03, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Kids enjoy time with Santa, get books and coats at Lakeshore Mall event

All it took to make Anoria Cheek happy was some glitter.

December 03, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


This week's rain just a drop in the bucket

We're not out of the woods yet, even after heavy rainfall the last two days of November. Both days brought little lasting difference to ...

December 02, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


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