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Centennial Arts Academy officials give pig $50K kiss

How does it feel to kiss a pig in front of an entire school?

February 16, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Hall woman found innocent in traffic fatality

A Hall County jury found a woman innocent of charges related to a single-car wreck that killed her roommate in 2009.

February 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Homeless woman taking back her life

Denese Humphries is focusing on her future.

February 15, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gillsville woman missing for 6 months

A Habersham County family is in anguish over a loved one who has not called or visited home in nearly six months.

February 15, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Money recovered from weekend robbery along Cleveland Highway

Cash stolen during a weekend store robbery was recovered Monday in a wooded area near a Cleveland Highway home, deputies said.

February 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


3 arrested in connection with computer thefts

Hall County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested three teenagers Monday in connection with a theft of laptop computers at Lyman Hall Elementary School.

February 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Flat Creek stream restoration gets a boost

Gainesville officials are moving forward with Flat Creek stream restoration.

February 15, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Longtime president of NGCSU dies

John Owen, longtime president of North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega, died Tuesday at age 88.

February 15, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Medical emergency puts school bus driver in hospital

A Hall County bus driver was found parked on the side of Interstate 985 and taken to the hospital this afternoon.

February 15, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Car strikes building at Gainesville shopping plaza

A car jumped the curb and hit a brick column outside of a chiropractor's office today in Gainesville.

February 15, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Medical center to close New Horizons West

A new home is on the horizon for the residents of one Gainesville nursing facility.

February 15, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Local schools unlikely to see changes to class size

The Georgia Board of Education will once again allow school districts to decide how large class sizes should be next school year, but Gainesville and Hall school officials believe that will have little local impact.

February 15, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


State rep. proposes bringing casinos to Lake Lanier

Legislation could bring gambling to Lake Lanier, but the idea will first face plenty of discussion.

February 15, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Friendship Elementary putting weight on wellness program

Teachers at Friendship Elementary are replacing classroom chairs with exercise balls as part of a new wellness program.

February 15, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Oakwood to press ahead with impact fee study

Oakwood is moving ahead with plans to study development impact fees, which were once a popular item for governments grappling with the costs of growth.

February 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Financial firm to hold ID theft prevention seminar Tuesday at Brenau

A Gainesville financial firm is holding an informational seminar Tuesday for senior citizens and safeguarding against identity theft.

July 23, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall wage report shows growing fortunes for workers

The good news for local workers is that 88 percent of companies surveyed for an annual report say they intend to give wage and benefit ...

July 23, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Judge turns down new trial request for man convicted in West Avenue slaying

A judge ruled Thursday that a shooting victim's last words were admissible and not grounds for a new trial, according to court documents.

July 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Full stop planned at Stone Pile Gap Road in Lumpkin County

The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to install a full stop at a key intersection north of Dahlonega, the department stated in a news release.

July 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


New trial denied for convicted Gainesville killer

No new trial will be scheduled for a man sentenced to life in prison for a 2014 Gainesville murder and assaults at a homeless camp.

July 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local




Neikirk named interim Dawson County manager

Dawson County commissioners Thursday night voted to appoint Vicki Neikirk to serve as interim county manager following Randy Dowling's abrupt resignation earlier that day.

July 22, 2016 | By Michele Hester mhester@dawsonnews.com | Local


Ask the Times: Hall pharmacy is for county government employees only

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 ...

July 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall library system creates online community survey

The Hall County Library System is seeking community input into its practices.

July 22, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Longstreet’s new surgical device can ease chronic back pain

The technique for artificial disks in the back have been around "for a really long time," The Longstreet Clinic neurosurgeon Betsy Grunch explained, but a ...

July 22, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Abandoned houseboat removed from Lake Lanier

An abandoned houseboat on Lake Lanier got its much-needed attention Thursday when the sunken vessel found its new resting place in a Gainesville salvage yard.

July 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville war veteran gets 3 years in prison after guilty plea in 2015 state patrol shooting

A Gainesville military veteran pleaded guilty Thursday in Hall County Superior Court to charges related to firing a hunting rifle at Georgia State Patrol officers ...

July 21, 2016 | BY JOSHUA SILAVENT and JEFF GILL jsilavent@gainesvilletimes.com, jgill@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Drug agents arrest North Carolina man, seize $16K of meth

A Murphy, N.C., man was arrested Wednesday when White County Sheriff's Office deputies reportedly found $16,000 of drugs during a traffic stop ...

July 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Study shows medical marijuana lowers costs, painkiller use

Research has linked medical marijuana with a decrease in the abuse of painkillers, and now a University of Georgia study has spotlighted the potential cost ...

July 21, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


GO VIDEO: Get some ice cream

Savannah King takes you to four local favorites for ice cream.

July 21, 2016 | | Local


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