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Officials seek 5-day response for records requests

Local officials are looking for a little leeway on the Open Records Act from state legislators during the upcoming legislative session.

December 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Local experts say home values may soon stabilize

Local real estate experts say home prices in Hall County could see signs of stability in the new year after economic uncertainty and unemployment kept many potential home buyers on the sidelines in 2010.

December 28, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Sheriff’s officials still looking for home invasion suspects

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is continuing its search for three men involved in a Sunday home invasion that resulted in an Oakwood woman being shot.

December 28, 2010 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Vacancy ahead for Northeast Ga. on transportation board

Northeast Georgia could be without a representative on the State Transportation Board for a couple of months.

December 28, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Rotary accepts nominations for annual awards

GAINESVILLE -The Rotary Club of Gainesville is accepting nominations for its Man and Woman of the Year awards.

December 28, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Forsyth County board: Firing of planning director justified

CUMMING - Forsyth County's former planning director, Jeff Chance, will not be getting his job back.

December 28, 2010 | JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Local zoo asks residents to donate old trees for toys and treats

Humans don't have many practical uses for a browning Christmas tree. But animals, apparently, go nuts over them.

December 28, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Girls Scouts to honor Nesbitt with award

Martha Nesbitt embodies what Girl Scouts hope they grow up to be - a community leader involved in business, education, politics and service.

December 28, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Census sheds light on small towns

Numbers released this month by the U.S. Census Bureau are giving new insight into how we live - and how we relate to those just down the road from us.

December 28, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


A few area roads still battling ice and snow

Several North Georgia roads are still recovering from the Christmas Day snowstorm.

December 28, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Tips sought in Mary's Grocery armed robbery

The Gainesville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Monday night at Mary's Grocery in the 200 block of Atlanta Highway.

December 28, 2010 | | Local


Funding for Cleveland Bypass thrills residents

A day after the announcement was made by the Georgia Department of Transportation, some 60 to 70 people gathered in Cleveland for a public discussion - and celebration - concerning the Cleveland Bypass project.

December 27, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fires keep Red Cross busy helping displaced families

When fire strikes, as it has so often the past couple of months in Hall County, the American Red Cross is called to help displaced families.

December 27, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Winter gas price surge uncommon

M.P. Patel said he hasn't turned a profit this week at his Gainesville gas station.

December 27, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Area bluegrass artist inducted into hall of fame

CUMMING - What keeps someone young?

December 27, 2010 | By Crystal Ledford Times regional staff | Local


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Man awarded $5.7 million in crash suit involving postal worker

A Cumming man was awarded $5.7 million last week in a suit against the federal government after a collision involving a U.S. Postal ...

May 04, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Billy Powell, challenger Eugene Moon face off in rematch of close District 2 Hall Commission race

The Hall County Commission District 2 race between incumbent Billy Powell and challenger Eugene Moon is a rematch of a 2012 contest that saw Powell ...

May 04, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Lanier Tech rolling out video game development program

Angel Vargas enjoys playing video games, but that's just the start of his interest in the pastime.

May 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Deal defies party politics with pair of vetoes

When Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal recently vetoed bills allowing guns on college campuses and shielding religious people who deny people services based on their faith ...

May 04, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


Major work on Dawsonville Highway bridge could be finished this weekend

Work to repair the Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 westbound bridge over the Chattahoochee River portion of Lake Lanier is nearing completion, with all major work ...

May 04, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Hundreds expected for Hall’s Relay for Life May 13-14

One of the area's biggest annual parties includes music, dancing and food through the night, all for a good cause.

May 04, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Clermont council denies home decor shop’s request to de-annex

Clermont Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to deny Mark and Valerie Kirves' request to de-annex their 4-acre property off Cleveland Highway/U.S. 129. Their ...

May 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville council OKs Atlanta Street rezoning

Gainesville City Council gave the first go-ahead Tuesday night for a rezoning necessary to redevelop the public housing complex on Atlanta Street into both affordable ...

May 04, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Clermont town councilman resigns from post

Clermont Town Councilman Eric Thomas resigned Tuesday, meaning another stretch without a full council is on the way for the North Hall town.

May 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Local lawmakers voice understanding but disappointment in Deal's campus carry veto

Gov. Nathan Deal has blocked a push to allow anyone with a permit to carry concealed handguns on Georgia campuses.

May 03, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Stowe, Phillips in primary battle for County Commission District 4 seat

Incumbent Jeff Stowe will face Troy Phillips in the Hall County Commission District 4 Republican primary this month, with the winner facing Democratic challenger Angela ...

May 03, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


50 jobs to be cut as Cargill closes part of Gainesville operations

Some 50 jobs at Cargill's Gainesville plant will be phased out over 15-18 months as ownership in the company's Dressings, Sauces and Mayonnaise ...

May 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Temporary hiring OK’d for critical needs in Gainesville government

Hoping to maintain service levels when an employee abruptly leaves, Gainesville City Manager Bryan Lackey has been given the authority to approve temporary hiring for ...

May 03, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Lights Ferry Connector now open in Flowery Branch

For years, downtown Flowery Branch may have been quaint, but it wasn't necessarily motorist-friendly.

May 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


McEver Arts Academy lockdown incident results in warning for father

A man was taken into custody Tuesday at McEver Arts Academy when a "domestic dispute of some kind" erupted, according to Hall Superintendent Will Schofield.

May 03, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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