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Fair Street school expected to have bright future

Tuesday marks the last day students will travel through the halls of Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School.

May 22, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Habersham tour focuses on water

Habersham County has seven municipalities and each has its own water utility.

May 22, 2011 | By Tricia Nadolny news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Local water quality had ‘a great year’

Gainesville residents can now read about the water that flowed into their homes in 2010.

May 22, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Oakwood concerned that post office could be at risk

The U.S. Postal Service's financial woes have Oakwood city officials worried about operations at its small post office at the corner of Main Street and Old Oakwood Road.

May 22, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Substance abuse center to host open house Tuesday

The home feels new yet loved, with crisp white walls meeting floorboards that sag at the seams.

May 22, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Traffic HEAT program begins today

As the summer season kicks off, motorists should mind their speed on Georgia highways.

May 22, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


1 person dies in North Hall wreck

One person died in an early Sunday morning one-vehicle wreck on Price Road at Lawson-Robinson Road in North Hall.

May 22, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Foes say highway proposal still alive

Two activist groups want area residents to know that a major highway connecting Savannah and Knoxville, Tenn., and crisscrossing North Georgia is still being considered by the federal government.

May 22, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Community says farewell to Fair Street

A majestic oak tree towers over the front lawn of Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School.

May 22, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Superintendent remembers time as principal, teacher at Fair Street

When I moved to Gainesville for the first time, when I was 10 years old, I heard about the exciting marching band and football teams at the all-black Fair Street School.

May 22, 2011 | | Local


Immigration bill targeted at rally

"Please don't separate my family."

May 22, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Times earns top AP story award

The Times special series on dealing with the area's traffic woes was named Story of Year in the 2010 Georgia Associated Press Association awards announced Saturday.

May 21, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hospital may become trauma unit

It's been seven months since Northeast Georgia Medical Center started meticulously collecting data in its trauma department ranging from what kind of patients are seen to how long each step of the process takes.

May 21, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Barbecue fans get saucy at Brenau event

Sometimes barbecue is so smoky good it just begs to be eaten by hand.

At Saturday's Brenau Barbecue Championship, a Ninja Pig BBQ server happily obliged one customer who didn't need a plate.

May 21, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


SUV accident on John Morrow Parkway injures 5

An accident involving an overturned SUV injured five people Saturday on John Morrow Parkway in Gainesville.

May 21, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Not-guilt verdict in stabbing trial ‘upsetting’ to family of victim

After watching the weeklong trial, family members of Iris Romero-Banegas said they couldn't believe the not guilty verdict on murder charges faced by Ofelia ...

September 25, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Flowery Branch parking scarcity seen as a ‘good problem’ as city grows

The two friends like to "hunt out" fun places to visit, and that search brought them Wednesday to downtown Flowery Branch, where they enjoyed a ...

September 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Amputee taekwondo instructor teaches students to never give up

Lydia Meek will not be held back.

September 25, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


Preparing for work: Business, schools focus on what’s next for students

Hall County schools and businesses want to connect students with employers. That mirrors state efforts, which have been recognized nationally.

September 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Man’s beating exposes homeless camp horrors under Queen City Bridge

The grounds are lined with trash rather than flowers. No birds sing from shaking limbs along the gravel road entrance. And the stray cats act ...

September 25, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Taste of Gainesville serves up a savory Saturday by Lake Lanier

At one time, Taste of Gainesville was called Dinner on the Docks. But by any name, the fare is just as delicious.

September 24, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


SLIDESHOW: Don Carter State Park tunes up at Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival

Friends of Don Carter State Park sponsored the third annual Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival on Saturday to raise awareness for the park and supply funding ...

September 24, 2016 | Erin Smith | Local


Lake Lanier’s shoreline gets a fall cleanup

New year, different trash

September 24, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Gainesville High School teacher named geographic society fellow

Sandy Rivera is teaching AP human geography - and an advanced placement course - at Gainesville High School for the first time.

September 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Customers, co-workers mourn passing of Hawaiian shirt-clad ‘Coffee King’

For 14 years, Gene "Coffee King" Burch, 68, would hold court as the manager of Common Grounds Coffee Shoppe and Deli in Flowery Branch.

September 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Man dies in fiery wrong-way crash on I-85

A Virginia man going the wrong way on Interstate 85 in Jackson County was killed in a fiery crash early Friday when his vehicle struck ...

September 23, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local




First Baptist’s annual emporium benefits horse therapy ranch

Women shopping for and selling a variety of items, including clothing, accessories, home decor and Christmas gifts, filled First Baptist Church in Gainesville on Friday.

September 23, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Watching the debate Monday? Join the conversation

Millennials may already match baby boomers in terms of their share of the American electorate, but a new poll reveals that only 32 percent of ...

September 23, 2016 | Times staff, wire reports | Local


How to make your own fairy house for your garden

You never know what mythical creatures are around.

September 22, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


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