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Local students chosen to help shape education

Although Eleanor Walker and Lindsay Neece are still shy of voting age at age 17, they'll still have the opportunity to have a voice in state policy this year.

November 02, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Despite time of year, flu shots readily available

When it comes to the flu, some health officials are a bit perplexed.

November 02, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Spout Springs road work creates traffic mess in S. Hall

The Spout Springs Road project didn't let up on Election Day.

November 02, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville council postpones decision on Yonah Burger drive-through

Amid a collective groan from the audience, the Gainesville City Council voted Tuesday evening to postpone making a decision about a drive-through restaurant.

November 02, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Sheriff's officials following leads in robbery

Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies responded at 9 p.m. Monday to a report of an armed robbery at the Minit Save convenience store in the 3700 block of Atlanta Highway.

November 02, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Authorities search for home invasion suspect

Hall County Sheriff's Office investigators are requesting help identifying a suspect in a home invasion in the 900 block of Garden Drive.

November 02, 2010 | From staff reports | Local




Gainesville hoping for well-done burger discussion

Green Street Circle residents have a chance to talk to Gainesville City Council members tonight about their concerns with a new burger restaurant coming to town.

November 02, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Candidates travel the state to drum up support

Gubernatorial hopefuls Roy Barnes and Nathan Deal spent the final day of the campaign season flying around the state to greet supporters, hoping to squeeze as much as possible into the final hours before Election Day.

November 02, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Quake survivor resuming mission in Haiti

Flowery Branch's Randy Puckett is returning to Haiti one year after he was caught up in the earthquake that devastated the island nation.

November 02, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Voters beware: There may be backups today on Spout Springs

Voters using parts of Spout Springs Road to head to polling places in South Hall may hit some construction delays.

November 02, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch charter school focuses on science, math, technology

As students step into most elementary schools, it's time to power down by putting away the iPods and other handheld devices.

November 02, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Expert sheds light on children’s brains

If you've ever questioned just what has gotten into your child, the folks at the Spout Springs Library may have an answer.

November 02, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Childhood obesity a startling problem, professor says

One in 3 children in the U.S. is overweight or obese, and families need to take action to stop it, a professor said during a lecture Monday.

November 02, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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Deal vetoes bill allowing guns on college campuses

Gov. Nathan Deal has blocked a push to allow anyone with a permit to carry concealed handguns on Georgia campuses.

May 03, 2016 | Times staff and wire reports | Local


Man taken into custody at McEver elementary school after alleged domestic dispute

A man was taken into custody Tuesday at McEver Arts Academy when a "domestic dispute of some kind" erupted, according to Hall Superintendent Will Schofield.

May 03, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall, Gainesville middle and high schools rank above average on state scores

Hall County and Gainesville middle and high schools scored above the state average while elementary schools scored below in the fourth College and Career Readiness ...

May 03, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Camp Merrill plans water jump May 11 at War Hill Park in Dawson

If you see soldiers jumping from helicopters into Lake Lanier next week, don't worry, there's no emergency.

May 03, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Deal signs bill changing standardized testing measures

May 03, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


Part of Wilshire trail closed this week for replacement

A portion of the trail at Wilshire Trails Park will be closed Wednesday through Friday as it is replaced.

May 03, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Lights Ferry Connector now open in Flowery Branch

Flowery Branch's Lights Ferry Connector, featuring a downtown roundabout, is now open to traffic.

May 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gailey, Higgins vying to be chairman of Hall Board of Commissioners

The chair of the Hall County Board of Commissioners has just one vote, worth the same as other members, but the role does call for ...

May 02, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville school board debates how to receive public comments

Gainesville City Schools will continue to hear comments from residents who sign up to speak at meetings and will do that earlier in its meetings ...

May 02, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Johnson opens sensory garden for youngsters

A lady bug tire and a frog tire help youngsters learn about senses at the new "sensory garden" at Johnson High School.

May 02, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


State Patrol: No drugs, alcohol suspected in crash that killed 4 UGA students

No one was believed to be impaired in a fatal wreck Wednesday involving five University of Georgia students and a Demorest woman, according to Georgia ...

May 02, 2016 | | Local


Search continues Tuesday for missing Snellville man at Lake Lanier

Law enforcement suspended the search again at 6 p.m. Monday for a Snellville boater missing since Saturday.

May 02, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Burn ban now in effect for Hall County

An open burning ban is now in effect for 54 Georgia counties, including Hall, and the Gainesville Fire Department is warning against illegal fires this ...

May 02, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Test results coming out Tuesday are a bit like school’s ‘report card’

The College and Career Ready Performance Index scores are a bit "like a kid coming home with a report card" for school districts, Kevin Bales ...

May 02, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Developer wants to bring housing, retail, man-made river to South Hall

A Peachtree City developer hopes to bring a 508-acre waterfront development featuring homes, restaurants and offices to a now largely undeveloped section of South Hall.

May 02, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


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