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Obama quotes letter of Flowery Branch junior

Writing letters to the president is usually reserved for in-class assignments, but not for Destiny Wheeler.

October 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


No tax hike planned in 2012 in Oakwood

Oakwood is proposing to keep its property tax rate the same in 2012, even though the city is losing money through lower assessments.

October 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Many taxpayers seem to be paying through the mail

As he passed a check through the window at the Hall County Tax Commissioner's Office Monday, Gainesville resident Roosevelt Norman channeled a "Terminator"-era Arnold Schwarzenegger.

October 03, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Sixth candidate emerges for state House seat

A sixth candidate has announced he will seek election to the state House District 25 seat vacated by former Rep. James Mills.

October 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Cable barrier project similar to I-985's set for Ga. 400

A cable barrier similar to one installed on Interstate 985 several years ago will be placed in the median on Ga. 400 in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.

October 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Regional commission gets $2.7 million for workforce program

The Gainesville-based Georgia Mountains Regional Commission has received a $2.7 million grant for "training and other work force development programs for youth, adults and dislocated workers."

October 03, 2011 | | Local


Alto woman faces charges from Ga. 365 wreck

An Alto woman has been charged in a Sunday afternoon crash on Ga. 365 that injured a motorcyclist.

October 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Forsyth County girl's generosity assists Head Start program

Nicole McCloskey knows that some wishes take work to make them come true.

October 02, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE | Local


Knox seeks District 26 House seat

Tom Knox, who from 2001-2010 represented Forsyth County in the state House, announced last week he plans to seek the newly created District 26 seat.

October 02, 2011 | JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Man in Saturday's fatal Hall wreck is identified

Hall County Coroner Marion Merck has identified the person killed in a wreck Saturday morning in North Hall as Steven Kyle Martin, 22, of Dahlonega.

October 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Regional group’s final roads meeting is set for Wednesday

Area road projects will get a final review Wednesday by the Georgia Mountains Transportation Roundtable before they go to voters next year in a referendum on the 1 percent sales tax for transportation.

October 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood has mixed reaction to fire department

Within the past few weeks Oakwood City Council members have tossed around the idea of establishing a city fire department, but the reaction to that possibility seems to be mixed.

October 02, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Gainesville schools plan shows need for more classrooms

The Gainesville City Schools system is facing major changes over the next few years.

October 02, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Annual abortion protest draws a crowd to busy intersection

In his first year at the anti-abortion event, St. Michael Catholic Church Deacon Ken Lampert felt a bit uncomfortable holding a sign for an hour at one of Hall County's busiest intersections.

October 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall tax bill payments due today

The first installment of Hall County taxpayers' bills is due today - at the latest.

October 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Oakwood citizens: Maintain small-town feel, connect with UNG campus

Keeping the small-town feel for Oakwood while finding ways to connect with the nearby University of North Georgia campus were two aspects at the forefront ...

February 20, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lula to put up signs warning of stray animals

Signs could go up soon in Lula identifying areas where the northeast Hall County city is having problems with stray animals.

February 20, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Cost of new Sardis Road compactor site nearly doubles

A project to build a new Sardis Road compactor site is running almost 100 percent over budget, Hall County commissioners learned at a work session ...

February 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Funding for Spout Springs Road widening on fast track

Hall County officials are poised to begin funneling more funds from the county's special purpose local option sales tax revenues to begin phase 1 ...

February 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Trailer returned to Boy Scouts, 2 charged in theft from church

Two men are accused of stealing a trailer belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its Boy Scouts troop. The trailer ...

February 20, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville superintendent interviews to begin in March

The head of the Gainesville City Schools Board of Education said he's not ready to say yet whether a new superintendent will be hired ...

February 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Lula establishments can serve liquor drinks March 1

Liquor drinks can be served in Lula starting March 1, as City Council approved a new alcoholic beverages ordinance Monday night by a 4-0 vote.

February 20, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fox News Radio host Starnes coming to Gainesville for book signing

Fox News Radio host Todd Starnes will be at Longstreet Cafe in Gainesville on March 3 for a book signing.

February 20, 2017 | | Local


WWII veteran and Memorial Day parade 'star' dies at 99

With his green Army outfit snug around his small frame, Cecil Boswell strode along Green Street every Memorial Day parade.

February 20, 2017 | By Jeff Gill and Jennifer Linn jgill@gainesvilletimes.com | jlinn@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


$100K donation to fund Braselton spray park

A new spray park is coming to Braselton thanks to a $100,000 donation from Jack Frost.

February 19, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Winery, vineyard proposed in South Hall

A winery and vineyard, including a two-story tasting room, is proposed on a 5-acre site off Conner Road, near Jim Crow Road, in South Hall.

February 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville airport could get runway, terminal upgrades

Runway and terminal upgrades at the Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport are expected to move forward when Gainesville City Council addresses funding of those projects at ...

February 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Plane crashes in Dawson County

February 19, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Local


Big Red family tradition is handed down over 125 years

When Isabelle Charters Embry dons her cap and gown to receive her diploma with the rest of the graduating class of 2017 at Gainesville High ...

February 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


A young, tireless fighter: 5-year-old East Hall boy battles rare blood disease

For young Jeremiah Nash, the waiting continues.

February 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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