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Effect on life downstream questioned at second Glades Reservoir hearing

AUBURN, Ala. - Near the middle of the Chattahoochee River basin, the idea of a reservoir on an upstream tributary raises "a lot of questions" for a few people.

March 21, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville City Schools staff survey shows 'where the holes are'

School staff speaks up and the system listens.

March 21, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Head Start now taking applications

The Hall County Head Start program is now accepting applications for the 2012-13 school year.

March 21, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Coordinator for Safe Kids named to advisory council

Kim Martin, coalition coordinator for Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County, has been selected to serve as a committee member on the Safe Kids USA Coalition Advisory Council.

March 21, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Movie stars visit Dawsonville

Movie legend Clint Eastwood was scheduled to arrive Tuesday in Dawsonville to begin filming scenes at a local motel.

March 21, 2012 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Family, friends mourn beloved Lumpkin County pastor

The Rev. Dean Bryant gave up the full-time pastorate more than a decade ago, but he never gave up ministering to ailing patients and their families.

March 21, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man stopped in South Hall, charged with cocaine possession

A Duluth man was arrested Tuesday in South Hall on drug charges following a traffic stop.

March 21, 2012 | | Local




Convicted business owner's prison sentence delayed

A Gainesville business owner convicted of making false claims that government agents fined his business was granted a 10-day delay in reporting for prison on Wednesday to address other pending court cases.

March 21, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Hall County proposes bus fare increase

Looking to address cost concerns, the Hall County Board of Commissioners Tuesday signaled an interest in increasing fares to support the Hall Area Transit system.

March 21, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Residents note issues at Glades Reservoir meeting

The issues brought to the table Tuesday were hyperlocal.

March 21, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville offers $7.2M for old Hall County jail

A source with the Hall County government has confirmed that Gainesville has matched Corrections Corp. of America's offer on the old county jail, and is willing to pay $7.2 million to control the future of the Main Street property.

March 21, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


State’s first lady sees old friends, delivers Meals on Wheels

First lady Sandra Deal hugged quite a few familiar necks during her tour of the Gainesville-Hall County Meals on Wheels program on Tuesday.

March 20, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Dawsonville to name acting mayor, call special election this summer

Following the death of Joe Lane Cox earlier this month, the Dawsonville City Council is preparing to appoint an acting mayor and call for a special election.

March 20, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Class Notes: Hall students ‘kick butts’ to be smoke-free

"The best way to have a smokin' smile ... is not to smoke."

March 20, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


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Two schools have eclipse glasses recalled days before event

As educators worked on final plans for Monday's viewing of the total solar eclipse, two Hall County Schools were scrambling to find enough eclipse ...

August 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville Fire Chief credits Boys and Girls Club for career

After his father left town at age 10, Jerome Yarbrough spent his time at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lanier, where his hard-working mother ...

August 19, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Public, businesses react to new downtown drinking ordinance

Dozens of workers hustled to keep up with orders from Atlas Pizza customers at tables inside and on the curbside Friday, the downtown square in ...

August 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Candidate qualifying begins next week for municipal elections

Cities hold elections this year, and some key positions, particularly mayoral seats, are up for grabs in the Nov. 7 election.

August 18, 2017 | | Local


Protest planned against Gainesville's Confederate monument

A protest of the Confederate memorial in downtown Gainesville is planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

August 18, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Fazoli’s out of the picture in Gainesville

The much-talked about opening of a Fazoli's Italian restaurant in the New Holland area has been derailed, The Times learned Thursday.

August 18, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Good News Clinics reflects on 25 years, pushes to continue its work

Thursday night's dinner wasn't just a celebration of Good News Clinics' 25th anniversary.

August 18, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Former Lakeview leader calls dedication a ‘humbling experience’

Before participating in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday morning for a new middle school building at Lakeview Academy named in his honor, Ferrell Singleton took a ...

August 18, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Answers scarce on gas leak false alarm

Little new information came to light Thursday regarding a suspected gas leak earlier this week that was a false alarm.

August 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Woman pulled from Lanier is in critical condition

A 21-year-old woman was in critical condition Thursday afternoon at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a near drowning Wednesday night in Lake Lanier.

August 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Ask The Times: Abandoned hotel for sale with commercial hopes

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by ...

August 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Ask The Times: No plans for north-south road to relieve Jesse Jewell traffic

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by ...

August 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Two men indicted in 2014 West Avenue slaying

Two men were indicted this week on murder charges in alleged connection to a 2014 shooting death on West Avenue in Gainesville.

August 17, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville High softball field to get $400,000-$500,000 in upgrades as part of Title IX settlement

About $400,000 to $500,000 is expected to be spent on improvements to the Gainesville High School softball complex over the next year as ...

August 17, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Suspected gas leak in Gainesville turns out not to be leak, some seek medical help

Liberty Utilities staff discovered a suspected gas odor Monday in Gainesville was "not due to a gas leak or any hazardous condition associated with any ...

August 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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