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Voters OK education SPLOST for five more years

Hall County voters responded with a resounding "yes" to continue the 1-cent sales tax for education during Tuesday's special election.

March 15, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


SPLOST headed for approval in early returns

This story will be updated as soon as ballots are counted.

March 15, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Gainesville council urges new charter for elected mayor

Gainesville City Council members are ready for a new city charter that calls for an elected mayor.

March 15, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Hall deputy, others injured in accidents

A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy was involved in a traffic accident on Candler Road Tuesday night, one of two wrecks within minutes of each other on the highway.

March 15, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


More than 1 inch of rain falls on Hall County area

More than an inch of rain soaked the Hall County area overnight, continuing a wet weather finish to late winter.

March 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Mission to aid homeless has new home

As usual, Monday was a busy day at Under the Bridge Ministries.

March 15, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


State allows schools to choose method to teach math

Schools across the state now have more flexibility in teaching math. And local leaders are thankful, though they aren't quite sure what they'll do with that freedom.

March 15, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Gainesville police seek info on shots fired

Gainesville Police Department officers are looking for information about shots fired at Ridgecrest Apartments on Saturday night.

March 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall Schools to start pilot health program soon

Hall County students at Friendship Elementary School will soon shape up with a new health program - making the district one of the first in the nation to try it.

March 15, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


86-year-old man patrols road for litter

He'd be easy to miss if it weren't for the orange vest. When driving on the tight bends of a windy road, Ed "Red" Helton is just a blur.

March 15, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Oakwood gives initial OK to expanding alcohol sales

Restaurants with smaller seating areas than ones allowed by some area governments, including Gainesville, may soon be able to sell alcohol in Oakwood.

March 14, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood considers changes to alcohol law

Oakwood City Council plans to discuss possible changes tonight to the city's alcohol law.

March 14, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall committee to analyze outsourcing

A Hall County committee will be meeting regularly to research options for privatizing and outsourcing county functions.

March 14, 2011 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Northeast Georgia History Center holds Indian event

Sunday was a perfect day to learn about shooting a bow and arrow, or carving flint into arrowheads or pounding corn in to a fine dust.

March 14, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Gainesville Police sporting new flag

As words go, honor, integrity and duty are not ones to use lightly, especially when woven into a piece of material that's raised by the Gainesville Police Department.

March 14, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


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State lifts seasonal burn ban today

Georgia's open burning ban will be lifted starting today.

October 01, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Annual candlelight event to honor deceased children

Parents and families mourning the loss of a child can join others experiencing the same suffering in an annual candlelight remembrance event this month.

October 01, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Surgeon does outpatient robotic prostate surgery

Victor Bedzyk, a retired White County resident, looked as he said he felt - "pretty well."

October 01, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Interstate 85/985 work still has long way to go

Sorry Interstate 985 commuters, you will not get a winter break.

October 01, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


DOT plans work on Ga. 53 next week

State Department of Transportation crews plan construction work on Ga. 53 near Braselton next week to replace a new cross drainage pipe.

October 01, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


No verdict yet in sexual battery case

After a day of deliberations, a jury mulling the case of Jamieson Leland Allen did not return a verdict Friday.

October 01, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Movie within movie films in Dahlonega

Downtown Dahlonega will be a movie set this week - for the third time in a year.

September 30, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall authorities aid in capture during manhunt

Hall County authorities assisted in the search and capture Friday evening of a suspect who was considered armed and dangerous.

September 30, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville woman accused of sexual relationship with 15-year-old boy

A Gainesville woman is accused of having a months-long sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy, according to authorities.

September 30, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Underwater Georgia helps homeowners struggling to pay mortgage

A new federally funded state program will provide a one-time payment of up to $50,000 for homeowners who owe more money on their mortgage ...

September 30, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Authorities identify body found Thursday in Lake Lanier

Authorities said Friday they believe a 65-year-old man fell off a dock and drowned in Lake Lanier.

September 30, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Sample November ballot for Hall voters now available

Hall County voters can now access a composite sample ballot for this year's local, state and national elections online.

September 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Jury hears closing arguments in sexual battery case

Both attorneys pleaded their cases Thursday to the jury regarding Jamieson Leland Allen, a Gainesville man accused of pretending to be a doctor before making ...

September 29, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Piedmont College cycling team receives donation of van

The Piedmont College cycling team has some new wheels - of the motor-powered kind.

September 29, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Homes, vehicle damaged in Buford fire

A man and a baby escaped a burning home uninjured Thursday afternoon in unincorporated Buford.

September 29, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


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