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Downtown Gainesville staying open later Saturday night

If you venture over to the downtown square Saturday, you may see several unusual sights.

August 19, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Night work to close lanes on Green Street

Maintenance roadwork is planned for Green Street and E.E. Butler Parkway, but traffic backups along the busy stretches shouldn't be a problem.

August 19, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Judge sets bonds in explosive case

A judge Thursday morning set a $200,000 bond for two soldiers accused of tossing grenade simulators into a Dawsonville crowd earlier this month.

August 19, 2010 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


State leaders turn out for Carter park groundbreaking

Gathered at the end of a gravel road in North Hall Thursday morning, state and local dignitaries heaped praise on Gainesville businessman Don Carter as they broke ground on a 1,000-acre state park that will carry on his legacy.

August 19, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Police: Hundreds of marijuana plants growing behind home

It wasn't your every day back yard garden.

August 19, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


More than 3,000 job seekers look for help at career expo

On Thursday, Pharon Brown was a man on a mission.

August 19, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Forsyth planning director fired over explicit e-mails

Ending months of speculation, the Forsyth County commission voted 3-1 on Thursday to fire Jeff Chance, the county's embattled planning and zoning director.

August 19, 2010 | | Local


Official ponders future of Dawson Forest

A Dawson County official posed a question Wednesday to a crowd of more than 50 at the local library:

August 18, 2010 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Brenau University students prepare for 1st day of class

First-year Brenau University students are moved in and settled, arranging their rooms as they get ready for the first day of class.

August 18, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Malaria cases rare but treatable if promptly diagnosed

More than likely, malaria isn't something that most local folks have given much thought to - until recently.

August 18, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


School officials hope Ga. will drop online seat time rules

As the state board of education meets today, local school officials hope board members will drop seat time requirements for online classes.

August 18, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Chick-fil-A's founder says Bible and business a good mix

Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy talked about his roots, God's influence in his life and work, and gave a sneak peek of his upcoming book at the Georgia Poultry Improvement Association's 74th annual meeting Wednesday.

August 18, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


“One of a kind” Dub Jones dies

Dub Jones, a beloved athlete, coach and teacher, died Wednesday.

August 18, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Groundbreaking for new state park on Lake Lanier is today

It's been a long time coming, but the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is finally ready to get started on a second state park on Lake Lanier.

August 18, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Special time of prayer for plane crash survivors

CHESTNUT MOUNTAIN ­- It is a temporary job, but one that Katy Paul has embraced.

August 18, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Winter weather cancellations, schedule changes

Colleges

February 09, 2016 | | Local


Snow falling in Hall County, expected to taper off tonight

Snow has dusted parts of Hall County as a forecast of flurries continues.

February 09, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville Rotary names Man of the Year, Woman of the Year

A Gainesville architect and historic preservationist and a former Hall County commissioner and avid community servant got top honors at the Rotary Club of Gainesville ...

February 09, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Authorities actively search for kidnapping suspect

Multiple law enforcement agencies are actively tracking a suspect with outstanding warrants of kidnapping and child cruelty.

February 09, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Weather delays Tuesday work on I-985

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

February 09, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Witnesses detail man's final hours before drug death in murder trial

A Flowery Branch man's desire to try LSD ended in his 2013 death, according to testimony Monday.

February 09, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


North Hall junior organizes clothing drives to benefit homeless

At first glance, Claire Kelley is a normal teenager. She is a junior at North Hall High School, she works as a lifeguard at the ...

February 09, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Oakwood OKs McEver Road rebuild

Long-awaited work on a 2-mile stretch of heavily traveled McEver Road in Oakwood is inching closer to a projected summer start.

February 08, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


North Georgia's Richard Oates awarded as distinguished administrator

Dr. Richard Oates, interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of North Georgia, was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Administrator Award ...

February 08, 2016 | | Local


Administrators propose South Hall reshuffling instead of new middle school

The Hall County School District's plan for accommodating new students appears to be a "back to the future" move that would scrap plans for ...

February 08, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Pulitzer winner, Hall resident Leslie Bassett dies at 93

Leslie Bassett, a Pulitzer Prize for music winner who lived in Flowery Branch and Oakwood in his final years, died Thursday at the age of ...

February 08, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Officials mull traffic light on Spout Springs at Sterling on the Lake

A traffic light might be on the way sooner than later on one of Hall County's busiest roadways and at one of its largest ...

February 08, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Assault suspect still missing following afternoon chase

Authorities have called off a search for a man wanted in connection with a reported assault this morning southeast of Gainesville.

February 08, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Little Black Dress Initiative to raise awareness of poverty, low-income housing

It's considered a closet staple.

February 07, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


From federal to local level, emphasis put on preventing overdoses

President Barack Obama has proposed $1.1 billion in new spending to fight an epidemic of heroin and prescription drug abuse that has taken its ...

February 07, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


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