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September 30, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Vikings, wildcats a match full of surprises

A pair of 1-3 teams meet up tonight when the East Hall Vikings visit the Rabun County Wildcats, and tonight's winner will be tied for first place in Region 8A-AA.

September 30, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Cagle, Ralston create immigration reform panel

Top Georgia officials are searching for a way to address the immigration issue in the state.

September 30, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Ga. senators introduce water resource legislation

Both of Georgia's senators introduced four pieces of legislation to help the state meet its water needs as it continues to battle with Alabama and Florida about how to share water.

September 30, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Investigators recover hundreds of stolen items

Hall County Sheriff's Office investigators found hundreds of stolen items when they searched homes in Dahlonega and Lawrenceville on Wednesday.

September 30, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Da Vinci students learn how to get rid of bed bugs

Da Vinci Academy students watched Thursday as two lively dogs, Sydney and Annabelle, tracked the scent of a rising epidemic: bed bugs.

September 30, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Gainesville man denied bond in kidnapping case

To the dismay of his crowd of supporters, Gainesville resident Christopher Thomas Ray - who appeared in Gwinnett Superior Court Thursday on felony kidnapping charges - was denied bond.

September 30, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


New public safety building almost ready

It's almost move-in time for Gainesville's public safety officials.

September 30, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Area educators experience weightlessness in a jet

In a scene her students say resembled a mosh pit, Audra Whitaker floated weightlessly aboard a Boeing 727.

September 29, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Petit Le Mans may attract 100,000 or more

As racing fans pour into town this weekend for the Petit Le Mans, it's Stacey Dickson's expectation that they'll also flood local hotels, shops and restaurants.

September 29, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Bankruptcy filing does not include Deal

Nathan Deal's finances have come into question once again as a federal judge re-examines his daughter and son-in-law's bankruptcy filing.

September 29, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Cow death extends mystery of mutilations

Kathy Cooper was tending to her cattle this week when she discovered another cow had been killed and mutilated - approximately one year from the first time it happened.

September 29, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Oakwood project needs $500,000 for improvement

Oakwood is trying to knit together as much as $500,000 to complete a downtown improvement project that would feature new sidewalks, ornamental lighting, benches, brick crosswalks and landscaping.

September 29, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


North Georgia counties should boost economy

The economy is getting better, but the rate of recovery in the Northeast Georgia area directly depends on what residents do to help, a North Georgia College & State University speaker said Wednesday.

September 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Man not injured after driving his car into pond off Bradford Street

A man drove his truck into the retention pond off Bradford Street on Wednesday evening and came out with no injuries.

September 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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2 Injured Hall firefighters ‘disappointed,’ ‘saddened’ by county’s decision to end their employment

Two of the three Hall County firefighters injured in a July 2014 training incident called their separation from the county disappointing, one saying he was ...

February 06, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Scoring change helps more adults secure GEDs

Henry Moore of Gillsville will get his GED in early March after a change in the scoring of the test gave him a passing grade.

February 05, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


VA schedules workshops in Toccoa, Cornelia

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will hold counseling workshops for veterans at Georgia Department of Labor career centers in Stephens and Habersham counties ...

February 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Crews put out home fire in East Hall

Hall County firefighters put out a residential fire Friday in the 2800 block of Gillsville Highway in East Hall County.

February 05, 2016 | | Local


Dentists, students take day to treat children in need of dental care

"It gets kind of crazy," David Byers, head of the dental hygiene program at Lanier Technical College, said Friday morning as about 100 volunteers provided ...

February 05, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Go Red event highlights women’s heart health

True to its name, the inaugural Go Red for Women gathering at First Baptist Gainesville brought out hundreds of women - and a handful of men ...

February 05, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Firefighters extinguished residential fire in East Hall

Firefighters have left the scene of a residential fire in the 2800 block of Gillsville Highway in East Hall County.

February 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Union County hospital CEO, 5 others arrested in prescription drug sting

The CEO of Blairsville's Union General Hospital is one of six suspects accused of being involved with fraudulent prescriptions for painkillers.

February 05, 2016 | From Times staff, Associated Press reports | Local


Council to explore traffic solutions for Sterling on the Lake area

Tuesday's two-hour public hearing gave the Flowery Branch City Council plenty of insight into the safety and traffic concerns of residents of Sterling on ...

February 05, 2016 | LeAnne Akin | Local


More than 500 express interest in Hall's Early College program

Plans for Hall County's Early College @ Jones are moving quickly. More than 530 high school students expressed an interest in the program, and formal ...

February 04, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Wrenched Bicycles moves to larger, more visible location

The old Wrenched Bicycles shop was tucked into a small, quaint building on Bradford Street, just off the downtown square.

February 04, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Flowery Branch hosts annual Black History Month program

Speakers encouraged students to be a part of the change they hope to see in a Black History Month program Thursday at Flowery Branch High.

February 04, 2016 | BY AMY MCDONALD amcdonald@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Georgia House panel backs ‘Pastor Protection’ bill

A Georgia House panel has approved a bill stating that religious officials don't have to perform same-sex marriages, a protection some believe is already ...

February 04, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Firefighter trio injured in ladder truck incident no longer employed with Hall County

All three Hall County firefighters injured in a July 2014 training incident are no longer employed with Hall County, according to officials.

February 04, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Buy Local Expo showcases more than 60 local businesses

Officials with the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce said Thursday's Buy Local Safe & Green Expo went well, bringing in more than 300 at the ...

February 04, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


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