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GHS will have 1 valedictorian at spring graduation

Only one student will be publicly honored as valedictorian when Gainesville High School seniors graduate this spring.

February 28, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall may offer AP statistics for eighth-graders

High-achieving middle school students may have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement statistics in eighth grade, starting next year.

February 27, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Roads tax ‘good for economic development,’ state chamber CEO says

The $1.2 billion estimated to be generated over 10 years in Northeast Georgia by a proposed transportation sales tax equates to about 40,000 new construction jobs, the president and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce said Monday.

February 27, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Third-grader from Cumming goes on big adventure

Jennifer Watson said she and her husband, Eric, could spend the rest of eternity saying "thank you" without stopping, yet they still wouldn't be anywhere near expressing their gratitude.

February 27, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Eyes on the Road: DOT forging ahead on rights-of-way for work on US 129

The Georgia Department of Transportation is moving forward on right-of-way acquisition for widening U.S. 129/Athens Highway to four lanes between Gillsville Highway in East Hall and the Pendergrass Bypass in Jackson County.

February 27, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hospital delays plans to seek Braselton annexation

Northeast Georgia Health System is putting off, at least for now, possible annexation into Braselton for its South Hall campus.

February 27, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flu season getting off to slow start

With widespread fears of pandemics, flu season in recent years has been nothing to sneeze about.

February 27, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Traffic study may be ahead for Gainesville

A long-range study of Gainesville traffic could get under way later this year.

February 26, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Couple charged with growing marijuana in home

Two Gainesville residents have been charged with growing marijuana plants in their home with the intent to distribute the drug, according to a news release from the Multi Agency Narcotics Squad.

February 26, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Fire destroys vacant home on Crow Lane

An overnight fire destroyed a vacant home in Gainesville. No one was injured.

February 26, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Good News Clinics awaits national health reform outcome

While Good News Clinics' mission has always been focused on the uninsured in Hall County, its leaders will be glancing toward Washington in the months ahead to see how national heath care reform will shape the services the free clinic provides.

February 26, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Sen. Miller alters cycling bill to please bikers

When Lloyd Unnold got word that his state senator had introduced a bill to ban side-by-side bicycle riding on roads, he mostly wondered why.

February 25, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


DOT gets financial break from snow this year

Unless winter decides to take a wicked turn in the next few weeks, area road crews can celebrate a season virtually free of scraping away packed ice and snow.

February 25, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Good News Clinics there for uninsured citizens

Patricia Promise has what doctors call a "complex medical history."

February 25, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Bill would require Georgia students take at least 1 online class to graduate

Most colleges offer classes on the Web, but Georgia's high school students could be required to take online courses.

February 25, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


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Revamped alcohol ordinance in the books

Restaurant patrons in downtown Gainesville can start taking their alcoholic beverages outside and stroll around starting at noon Wednesday.

August 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


UNG gets ready for campus carry

With classes set to start Monday, University of North Georgia Police Chief Justin Gaines was at the Gainesville campus Tuesday for a third town hall ...

August 16, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Attorneys argue tax assessment appeals to Ga. Supreme Court

ATLANTA - The dissection of a 2016 law's language was at issue Tuesday in a case involving Hall County tax assessments and five companies leasing ...

August 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville march draws more than 100 in response to Virginia violence

A peaceful group of more than 100 people marched through Gainesville on Tuesday in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.

August 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Grady Young Foundation awards 13 scholarships

The Grady Young Foundation has announced its 2017 scholarship recipients.

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Industrial buildings being added near downtown Oakwood

A small commercial development company has big plans for an industrial park near downtown Oakwood.

August 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


CASA seeks Champion for Children nominees

The Hall-Dawson Court-Appointed Special Advocates Program is seeking nominations for its Champion for Children Award. Nominations are due by Friday.

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Man charged with DUI after 9-car crash sends vehicle into Dahlonega Moe’s, injures 12

A Woodstock man faces DUI and reckless driving charges stemming from a nine-car wreck that sent his Chevrolet Express cargo van truck into a Moe ...

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Mother, boyfriend arrested after 3-year-old ingests meth

A mother and her boyfriend were arrested last week on felony child cruelty charges after the woman's 3-year-old son allegedly ingested methamphetamine in their ...

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall superintendent favors Cherokee Bluffs name for new middle, high school

The seventh Hall County middle and high schools, set to open next August, may get a new name later this month, and Superintendent Will Schofield ...

August 15, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


March planned today in Gainesville in reaction to Charlottesville violence

A march responding to the violence and clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, is set to begin at 5 p.m. in Roosevelt Square near downtown Gainesville.

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rocks cause uncertainty about Gainesville sports complex project

Plans for a long-awaited $6.6 million sports complex for multiple youth activities in Gainesville have encountered an unexpected hiccup when initial soil tests uncovered ...

August 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Rezoning OK paves way for 250-plus-home Oakwood subdivision

A 123-acre development off Martin Road in Oakwood will now be strictly residential, as Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to remove 23.6 acres ...

August 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall designs resources for teachers to use for total solar eclipse

With the total solar eclipse expected Aug. 21, Hall County teachers are getting digital resources developed by school district educators to help them teach students ...

August 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall school board responds to Charlottesville violence with initiative to promote ‘what unites us’

After a moment of silence to remember the people of Charlottesville, Va., amid the violence there over the weekend, Hall County school board members funded ...

August 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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