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Transportation tax vote may face challenge

The White County Chamber of Commerce has its work cut out in 2012.

November 24, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Thanksgiving brings sisters back together

Talk about a family gathering.

November 24, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


The Blue Cow feeds feast to 300 in need

While many were enjoying a Thanksgiving feast with relatives Thursday, the owners of a family business in Lula spent the day giving that feast to about 300 in need.

November 24, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Car show to raise money for woman battling cancer

Seven years ago, Tiffany Haley Williams was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease, a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system.

November 24, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Online shoppers: Watch for your deliveries

Rather than wait in long lines and visit multiple stores to find the perfect gift, many shoppers do it all from home and find a package at their doorstep a few days later.

November 24, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Original Gainesville High was the center of the city

Gainesville got a new landmark in 1920 - its high school built on Washington Street.

November 24, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Council aims to get word out on weatherization program

A Gainesville community group is raising awareness of a Northeast Georgia program focused on lowering the heating bill for low-income residents.

November 24, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Longtime radio pioneer John Jacobs Jr. dies

John W. Jacobs Jr. came home to Gainesville from World War II and built a media empire.

November 23, 2011 | By Jeff Gill and Patrick Stoker jgill@gainesvilletimes.com, pstoker@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Corps OKs Georgia’s request to limit Lanier withdrawals

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reduced the amount of water it sends from Lake Lanier's Buford Dam, granting a request from Georgia to conserve the source of much of metro Atlanta's drinking water.

November 23, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Riverside Drive deer hunt begins today

A normal deer herd is between 25 and 30 per square mile.

November 23, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Project JOY hopes to feed 1,000 at Thanksgiving dinner

All over the country today, families gather around the dinner table to celebrate their blessings.

November 23, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Armored vehicle used in standoff

When the Hall County Sheriff's Office purchased an armored vehicle in August, SWAT Team members planned to use it to ensure officer safety during standoff situations.

November 23, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


E.E. Butler High was full of community pride

From 1962 to 1969, E.E. Butler High School was the home of the mighty, mighty Tigers.

November 23, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall will offer monthly online budget updates

Fiscal accountability is about to get a little easier in Hall County.

November 23, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville increases streetlight funds

Journey, the classic '70s rock band, wrote a hit single about what happens "when the lights go down in the city."

November 23, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


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Hall commissioners approve tax increase

The Hall County Board of Commissioners approved a tax increase to 6.7 mills from 5.716 mills for 2018. The rate was first proposed ...

June 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville Eye Associates founder retires after 35 years

In 1982, set to begin his career as an ophthalmologist, Dr. Stephen Farkas heard from a cousin that the Gainesville area was a "great place ...

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man indicted in killing of Gainesville grad in Atlanta

ATLANTA - A 39-year-old man accused of shooting a Gainesville High graduate on an Atlanta street in broad daylight has been indicted.

June 22, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Fundraising page set up for family of father, son drowning victims

More than $25,000 has been raised since a Dahlonega man and his son drowned at a popular Lumpkin County swimming spot.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Middle teacher indicted for charge of simple battery against student

A Hall County grand jury has indicted a Gainesville Middle School teacher of simple battery stemming from a hallway incident with a student that was ...

June 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Responses to having cameras on docks mostly positive

Public comments were in favor of allowing cameras on docks at Lake Lanier, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall school system to get its very own drug dog

A drug dog will patrol the halls of the Hall County School District beginning next school year.

June 22, 2017 | | Local


Volunteers, partnerships work to feed children in Hall County this summer

Growing up in the Chestatee community, Alisha Chavez was one of many students who benefited from the reduced-fare lunch program at school, but she didn ...

June 22, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Top chamber volunteers of the year recognized

Fifteen people were recognized Thursday as the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce top volunteers of 2016-17.

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall unemployment rate remains at 3.9 percent in May

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in May was 3.9 percent, unchanged from April, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures released Thursday.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville officials heading off to ‘working weekend’ in Savannah

One of the perks of having a leadership role in city government is the opportunity to attend the annual convention of the Georgia Municipal Association ...

June 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall County earns certification for teaching students online safety

As someone who works daily with students who are using technology more often in a variety of ways, Tricia Barry didn't hesitate when asked ...

June 21, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Decision time comes for Hall County on taxes

It's decision time on tax increases for the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

June 21, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Family offers their version of Thursday shooting

Every night since last week's shooting, Jennifer Harris said she has nightmares of bullets coming at her "for no reason."

June 21, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Father, 6-year-old son drown in Lumpkin County

A father and his 6-year-old son drowned Tuesday afternoon while sliding off a rock at Dicks Creek Falls in the Chattahoochee National Forest.

June 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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