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Presidential hopefuls Gingrich, Santorum to visit Forsyth County

Two of the four remaining Republican presidential candidates will campaign this weekend in Northeast Georgia.

February 16, 2012 | By Jennifer Sami Times regional staff | Local


Political Pulse: Cedar Creek truce may be a holding pattern

Despite a few terse letters over the last two months, Gainesville and Hall County officials decided this week not to take the gloves off in their battle over Cedar Creek Reservoir.

February 16, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Club seeks to get students 'fired up' about robotics

Sarah McCloud, a fourth-grade student at Lanier Elementary School, loves to play with Legos.

February 16, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Sterling on the Lake housing plan draws fire

Flowery Branch City Council decided Thursday night to put off a decision concerning proposed changes to a development described as Sterling on the Lake subdivision's "front door."

February 16, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Rick Santorum will campaign Sunday in Forsyth County

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum will campaign in Georgia on Sunday in advance of the state's March 6 primary.

February 16, 2012 | Associated Press | Local


Sheriff's office searching for armed robbery suspect

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery this morning at a northwest Hall convenience store.

February 16, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville may hike construction fees

Gainesville City Council is expected to soon decide whether to increase some fees that developers pay to build in the city.

February 15, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Clarks Bridge upgrade may start in fall

Clarks Bridge at Lake Lanier will close for 60 days or fewer as part of a three-year, $7 million replacement project, Georgia Department of Transportation officials said Wednesday.

February 15, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Injured Marine now being treated in U.S.

A 2011 Chestatee High School graduate severely injured Friday by a blast from a roadside bomb in Afghanistan is now receiving treatment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

February 15, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Habersham County sheriff’s office to open new precinct

The Habersham County Sheriff's Office is busy this week starting up a precinct in the southern part of the county, about three miles north of Hall County.

February 15, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Bill would allow moonshine sampling on distillery tours

Tastings at Georgia distilleries, including one in Dawsonville, could become reality under a bill that cleared a state House committee earlier this month.

February 15, 2012 | | Local


Film to feature Dawsonville motel

Scenes for a major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood are scheduled to be shot in Dawsonville next month.

February 14, 2012 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Ex-deputy's attorney: Bar interview from trial

The judge in the case against a former White County deputy accused of manufacturing and possessing child pornography is considering whether to exclude from the trial a recorded interview in which the suspect appears to confess to photographing sexually explicit images of an underage girl.

February 14, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Glades Reservoir put on corps' list of federal projects

A proposal to build a reservoir in North Hall is about to get a public airing.

February 14, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Class Notes: Hall County schools move forward with field house additions

Plans for field house additions for two Hall County high schools took another step forward this week.

February 14, 2012 | | Local


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Former Gainesville Superintendent Wanda Creel finalist for job in Alabama

Former Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Wanda Creel is one of five finalists for a new job with a school district in Alabama.

July 24, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Portion of I-985 North to close completely overnight Thursday

About four miles of the northbound section of Interstate 985 will completely close for one night beginning at 9 p.m. Thursday at the I-985 ...

July 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


North Hall Parkway study committee off to bumpy start

A government-sponsored citizens group pegged to study a potential North Hall Parkway may have hit an obstacle.

July 24, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man ruled mentally incompetent for kidnapping, rape trial

A man charged with kidnapping, rape and aggravated sodomy was ruled mentally incompetent to stand trial, but a doctor said he believes he could eventually ...

July 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall school board approves policy allowing security assistant to carry gun in workplace

A Hall County Schools security employee is now authorized to carry a handgun while fulfilling the duties of his job.

July 24, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Keeping Sardis-Ledan open to cost $50,000, extend work by 20 days

Keeping the intersection of Sardis and Ledan roads open during the day is going to cost Hall County an extra $50,000 and extend construction ...

July 24, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Lane closing on Boling Bridge on Monday, Tuesday nights

A single lane will close on Boling Bridge along Ga. 53 beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday.

July 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville boy drowns at start of family's vacation in Florida Keys

KEY COLONY BEACH, Fla. - A family vacation in the Florida Keys turned tragic for a Gainesville family when a couple's 3-year-old son died in ...

July 24, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Lidl grocery store proposed on Dawsonville Highway

German grocery chain Lidl wants to build a 36,000-square-foot store on Dawsonville Highway across from Trinity Baptist Church.

July 23, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Report: Authorities ID Gainesville man who died in Myrtle Beach, S.C., swimming incident

A 35-year-old Gainesville man died Sunday morning during a swimming incident at Myrtle Beach, S.C., according to a Facebook post from the Myrtle Beach ...

July 23, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Work moving forward on 860-lot subdivision partly in South Hall

The main entrance into Reunion Country Club in South Hall was cut in half a few years back by the new four-lane Friendship Road/Ga ...

July 23, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall school board set to board on gun policy for security officer

Hall County Schools may soon have an employee with the authority to carry a handgun in the district office and on school campuses.

July 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Graham stays behind the scenes as Gainesville Parks and Rec’s deputy director

It's no coincidence that one has to turn into Community Way to get to the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville.

July 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Summer vacation? Not for many teachers in Gainesville, Hall

Early one Monday morning this summer, Ronda Larned was working in her classroom at the new Mundy Mill Academy when Principal Crystal Brown walked in ...

July 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


‘Heaven on Earth:’ Helen has a new hotel offering in Valhalla Resort

Helen's newest place to stay is off the beaten path of tourist traffic, sitting nestled between mountains.

July 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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