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Gainesville proposes minor changes to trash service, increase in fees

Gainesville City Council is moving forward with a trash plan that will encourage recycling, limit pickup to 96 gallons and increase monthly fees by $7.

September 02, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Speaker makes points about acupuncture

Acupuncture may be an ancient Chinese medicine practice, but for many Americans it's more of a big mystery.

September 02, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Gainesville man given prestigious Boy Scout award

A school bus full of children sat in a snowdrift, unable to move. As the snow piled up and nervous children panicked, a lone student took charge by rigging the telegraph wires to signal for help, a skill he learned as a Boy Scout.

September 02, 2010 | Michelle Boaen Jameson | Local


Student injured at football game at C.W. Davis Middle

A football player was injured Thursday night during a C.W. Davis Middle School home game at the Flowery Branch school, officials said.

September 02, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Elderly man in crash with tour bus dies

An elderly man involved in a collision with a tour bus in Dawson County Wednesday morning has died.

September 02, 2010 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


More people to travel on Labor Day weekend

Many will be packing up and heading out of town this week for one last long weekend of summer.

September 01, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Two NE Ga. communities get combined $1.4 million for utility upgrades

Two Northeast Georgia communities have received loans as part of an $86 million statewide effort to improve water and sewer systems.

September 01, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Property owners helping with rail route for greenway

As city officials try to locate former CSX railroad property lines to build a greenway in Midtown, local property owners are helping as much as possible.

September 01, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Real estate expert recommends retail for recovery

For Jackson County, one of the keys to economic recovery is retail, according to local real estate expert Frank Norton Jr.

September 01, 2010 | By Leanne Akin Times regional staff | Local


Field trips become more local

With ongoing budget cuts, many field trips disappeared from students' calendars more than a year ago. In some cases, however, Gainesville City Schools and Hall County Schools prioritize local trips to keep the students engaged.

September 01, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


2 men charged with burglary lead to 5 more arrests

Hall County Sheriff's officials charged two men with burglary after arresting them and five others in western Hall County.

September 01, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Man critically injured in collision with gospel group’s tour bus

A tour bus for members of a local gospel group collided with a pickup truck on Ga. 400 in Dawson County Wednesday morning and the truck's driver was critically injured.

September 01, 2010 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


None injured in school bus crash

A Hall County Schools bus was rear-ended by a car at 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to a school spokesman.

September 01, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Cause of Lumpkin County boy’s death still not available

Authorities are still not willing to say what caused the death of a 3-year-old boy in Lumpkin County last weekend.

August 31, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Man carries cross for Jesus

Roy Scott has battled the demons. Now he's carrying a cross for Jesus.

August 31, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


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South Hall fire began around chimney

A fire at a doublewide mobile home in South Hall Thursday began around the chimney and was accidental, according to Hall County Fire Services.

February 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Bill aims to boost music industry in Georgia

Tourism officials banking on this year's marketing theme celebrating local music might get a boost if state lawmakers OK a bill aimed at strengthening ...

February 11, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville resident taking Rottweiler to compete in New York dog show

Nikki is young - not yet 2 years old - but she might just be a winner.

February 11, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Authorities: Gainesville man allegedly ran over victim twice with van

A Gainesville man allegedly ran over another man twice with a van, according to authorities.

February 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Brenau aims to better connect off-site students bu using robots

Brenau University students will soon be able to "be in the classroom" even from remote locations thanks to robots the school will be using.

February 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


House OKs protection for clergy refusing gay marriage

Georgia lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill explicitly stating that religious officials can refuse to perform gay marriages, their first significant action on a variety ...

February 11, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


West Hall bridge will be partially closed this weekend

The Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 westbound bridge over Lake Lanier is scheduled to be partially closed this weekend for Georgia Department of Transportation work.

February 11, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


McEver Road work in Flowery Branch to start today

Work to overhaul a portion of McEver Road in Flowery Branch was set to begin about noon Thursday, following a delay earlier this week because ...

February 11, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hundreds of Hall residents could lose food stamps as economy improves

With a jobless rate of just 4.3 percent, the strength of Hall County's economy means some local residents could lose access to food ...

February 10, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Local taekwondo instructor partners with South Hall schools

Nearly two dozen second-graders stand with one foot in front of the other, their hands balled into fists as they scream as loud as they ...

February 10, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Authorities: 10 burglary charges added for suspect

A Gainesville man faces 10 additional second-degree burglary charges after an initial arrest last month, according to authorities.

February 10, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


UNG Foundation honored for leadership

February 10, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Christians mark Ash Wednesday with services, sacrifice

There are a few ways to mark the first day of Lent.

February 10, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local




Weather delays Tuesday work on I-985

Frosty weather delayed the Georgia Department of Transportation in replacing message boards on Interstate 985 Tuesday.

February 09, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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