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I am an employee at the Pentagon with over 41 years of service. On 9/11 I was in class in downtown Washington, D.C., at the USDA Building. I drove (Gainesville native) Ms. Edna Stephens and her brother Marvin home for her father's family reunion.

September 10, 2011 | | Local


Safety officers honor fallen heroes

Saturday's weather in Gainesville was eerily similar to that of New York on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 - a day that began with bright blue skies and comfortable temperatures, but turned to darkness and desolation in a matter of hours.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


S. Hall man filmed 9/11 attacks in NY

An aspiring filmmaker, New Yorker James Kosior had his camera at the ready.

September 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Political bipartisanship was short-lived after attacks

For a short period of time in the U.S., there were no Democrats and no Republicans.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


A new generation learns about 9/11

America stood still the day the World Trade Center towers collapsed, the day a group of airplane passengers drove United Airlines Flight 93 into a Pennsylvania field, the day government workers ran from the Pentagon folding in around them.

September 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Security fears part of post-9/11 world

A briefcase used to just be a briefcase.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Teacher finds way to remember 9/11 victims by making quilt

Ten years ago, Shelley Collins and her students were preparing for safety day at Centennial Arts Academy.

September 10, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Ga. Chamber president urges local support of TSPLOST

Georgia's lack of investment in transportation infrastructure is making the state less attractive to industry, the president of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce told local business leaders Friday.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Coming Sunday: The Times remembers Sept. 11, 2001

Coming Sunday, The Times remembers Sept. 11, 2001, with a multitude of stories, pictures and multimedia.

September 10, 2011 | | Local


Robberies in Gainesville increase in August

Every store owner dreads it: someone walking up to the counter and demanding the money in the cash register.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Volunteers prepare for annual off-road run

More than three years ago, several avid runners blazed a trail through woods and streams on a large plot of land in northwestern Forsyth County.

September 09, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


Citywide Wi-Fi in Oakwood looks unlikely

Citywide wireless Internet doesn't appear likely any time soon in Oakwood.

September 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood council set as 1 drops from race

Oakwood won't have to wait until Nov. 8 to decide on a new councilman, as one of two men who qualified in August for Oakwood City Council Post 3 has withdrawn.

September 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Longtime educator remembered as leader

Funeral services will be held Sunday for longtime Hall County educator, Gwendolyn Mundy, who was described as "a leader among leaders."

September 09, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Deal appoints Schofield to education commission

Gov. Nathan Deal on Friday appointed Hall County Schools Superintendent Will Schofield to the Education Commission of the States.

September 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Adoption law update lingers on Georgia lawmakers’ last day

ATLANTA - Changes to Georgia adoption law that proponents call long overdue await a final vote entering the General Assembly's last day.

March 30, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Turn lane project at Ga. 53 and Green Hill Circle now set to start April 10

Extension of the westbound left-turn lane on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 at Green Hill Circle is now scheduled to start April 10 and finish up ...

March 30, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County to host victims’ rights week event

Officials in the Hall County Courthouse are hosting an event Friday to start the week of victims' rights recognition.

March 30, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Flowery Branch Target customers mourn beloved cashier

Anyone who picked Chris Shields' checkout line at Target in Flowery Branch knew they were in for a little joking around.

March 30, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Former Flowery Branch student cut from ‘Voice’

Georgia native Taylor Alexander was eliminated from NBC's "The Voice" on Tuesday.

March 30, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Fiery crash shuts down I-985 northbound

Interstate 985 Northbound was shut down Wednesday afternoon with a multi-vehicle crash, according to Gainesville Fire spokesman Keith Smith.

March 29, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Bill requiring boat titles likely pushed off to 2018 legislative session

A Georgia bill requiring boat titles is likely dead for this year's General Assembly session, which ends Thursday, but it could return next year.

March 29, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Boys & Girls Clubs expand scope, change name

Ala Harbin had not yet started kindergarten when she was drawn to the fun and games that attracted other neighborhood children to the Boys & Girls ...

March 29, 2017 | By Carlos Galarza and Clark Leonard cgalarza@gainesvilletimes.com, cleonard@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Lakeshore Mall sells for $6.8 million in auction

Lakeshore Mall sold for $6.8 million in a digital auction that ended Wednesday, said a source familiar with the process.

March 29, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


North Hall Middle student arrested after bomb threat leads to evacuation

A North Hall Middle School student is in custody following a bomb threat Wednesday that led to the evacuation of the school, school officials ...

March 29, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


East Hall student arrested, charged with LSD possession on campus

An East Hall High School student has been arrested and charged with possession and intent to distribute LSD on the school campus.

March 29, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall schools look to update aging bus fleet

After putting off school bus purchases completely during five of the past 10 years, Hall County school officials are playing catch-up to update their aging ...

March 29, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Responders practice emergency management skills

One by one, students sporting mock injuries like gashes and broken bones were carried on stretchers by medics during an annual training exercise Tuesday.

March 29, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Buford looks for assist from Hall County to pay for new school

Funding for a new $70 million high school in Buford should get an assist from Hall County, the city's long-time political leader said Tuesday.

March 29, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Center Point honors students, business leaders for dedication to community

Every year, Center Point Mentoring honors their heroes.

March 29, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


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