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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


Hall school system launches website to keep kids learning over the summer

School might have ended yesterday for Hall County students, but the school board is making sure their learning doesn't.

May 20, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall County fires damage homes but no one is injured

A rash of fires Friday damaged homes across Hall County but no injuries were reported.

May 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville High School names community members honorary grads

As Gainesville High School seniors graduated Friday, a few community members also received diplomas.

May 20, 2011 | Shannon Casas | Local


3 cadets from Riverside are appointed by West Point

Riverside Military Academy considers itself lucky when one student from the school is appointed to the military. This year it has three.

May 20, 2011 | Shannon Casas | Local


Event focuses on special needs kids

For the first time, Northeast Georgia parents can find resources for their special needs children all in one place.

May 20, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville asks residents what city should be

It's time for Gainesville residents to decide how they want their city to look in the future.

May 20, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Hall County students excited school year is over

The final bell of the school year at Riverbend Elementary and others across the county brought with it hoards of squealing students, excited for summer vacation.

May 20, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Chestatee High School track coach struck by car, injured

Chestatee High School track coach Stacey Merck was struck by a vehicle as she was running with some students Sunday morning.

September 26, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Harvick wins at New Hampshire to advance to 2nd round

LOUDON, N.H. - Kevin Harvick has thrived as NASCAR's version of a Game 7 master, steeling his nerves and flourishing in those win-or-else races ...

September 25, 2016 | By Dan Gelston Associated Press | Local


Heart failure unit opening at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville

Patients suffering from heart failure now can get help through the area's first advanced inpatient heart failure treatment unit at Northeast Georgia Medical Center ...

September 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Low jobless rate doesn't give full picture in Hall

The August unemployment rate of just 4.4 percent in metropolitan Gainesville, which includes all of Hall County, is both a positive sign of local ...

September 25, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Second phase of Cleveland bypass is halfway done

Work is halfway done on the second phase of the long-awaited four-lane Appalachian Parkway on the west side of Cleveland.

September 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Not guilty 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


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