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Hall collects $83K in amnesty tax program

An amnesty period for delinquent Hall County property tax bills corralled payments for 40 properties, nearly half of which hadn't paid taxes for more than one year.

October 25, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Law expert shares concerns over new immigration bill

Despite an advisory opinion from the state's attorney general on how Georgia's new immigration law will affect the way local governments renew business licenses, there's a difference between what the law says and how Sam Olens interprets it, said a legal expert.

October 25, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Brothers in South Georgia wreck laid to rest

Funeral services were held in South Georgia Monday for two brothers, both Gainesville High School graduates, killed in a Thursday wreck.

October 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch tax bill won't include streetlight charge

Flowery Branch property tax bills will go out this week without long-debated streetlight charges.

October 24, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


3 more Hall schools want charters

Pending state approval, three new charter schools will soon join Hall County's ranks.

October 24, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Fall leaf color near peak as temps sit in 70s

Pleasant weather this week is complementing the fall foliage in North Georgia that's at or near its season peak.

October 24, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Tollway chief coming to Gainesville for HOT lanes talk

Gena Evans, executive director with the State Road and Tollway Authority, is set to speak Nov. 1 in Gainesville about the new toll lanes on Interstate 85.

October 24, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Residents tour kitchens to give support for Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Area residents opened their homes - especially their kitchens - for a good cause Sunday afternoon.

October 24, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Attorneys in 2006 death penalty case claim they’re not getting paid

Forsyth County's district attorney argued Friday that the lawyers who represent one of three defendants in a death penalty case that dates to 2006 have themselves to blame for not getting paid.

October 24, 2011 | By Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


Thieves targeting air conditioning units

With the price of many precious metals on the rise in recent years, thieves have begun targeting some inconspicuous items.

October 24, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


History center to feature more of World War I during Veterans Week

Northeast Georgia History Center at Brenau University is gearing up for its annual Veterans Week activities, with a special emphasis this year on World War I.

October 23, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Business leaders offer advice to Hall school officials

The Hall County Schools Board of Education met for an unusual reason last week: to ask for criticism.

October 23, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Lanier Chamber Singers celebrate 20th anniversary

The Lanier Chamber Singers celebrated their 20th anniversary Sunday with "Sing Joy," an 11-song selection that concluded their fall concert season.

October 23, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Lanier now just 9 feet short of historic low

Lake Lanier dropped below 1,060 feet above sea level this weekend, getting even closer to the lake's historic low and farther from the normal full pool.

October 23, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Home heating assistance is available

Households in which every member is age 65 and older or in which every member is unable to leave home because of health reasons may apply for assistance with their home heating bills beginning on Nov. 1.

October 23, 2011 | | Local


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North Hall senior learns how to manage her peers as stage manager

Tatum Smith is a jack of all trades when it comes to theater.

May 26, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Barron, Georgia’s first female Blackhawk pilot, honored in Gainesville

With eyes on Memorial Day, retired Army Lt. Col. Terry Barron intended to present the Peach State Bank with a flag that flew with her ...

May 26, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Slideshow: West Hall High conducts commencement ceremony

West Hall High School conducted its 2017 commencement ceremony at Free Chapel Worship Center.

May 25, 2017 | | Local


Slideshow: 214 graduate from East Hall

East Hall High had 214 seniors graduate in its commencement Thursday at Free Chapel Worship Center.

May 25, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Low gas prices help drive Memorial Day weekend travel

Memorial Day weekend travelers will take to the road in large numbers enticed in part by gasoline prices that have steadily remained in the low ...

May 25, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Johnson senior pushes himself on football field, in class

Not even a fractured vertebra in Johnson High senior Cameron McCarthy's neck could keep him from reaching his goals.

May 25, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Dual enrollment programs growing at UNG, Lanier Tech

More Georgia high school students are going to college, taking advantage of a new program that lets them enroll in tuition-free college courses earning high ...

May 25, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall County unemployment rate drops to lowest level since 2007

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in April fell to 3.9 percent, the lowest it's been since November 2007 for Hall County, when the ...

May 25, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


15-year-old earns high school diploma, 2 associate degrees from UNG

To say Christie Taylor has excelled as a student would be an understatement.

May 25, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Lane closure set for Thursday night for Boling Bridge work

Boling Bridge will close to a single lane of traffic beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday while crews pour concrete for the new bridge structure.

May 25, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Longtime cigar shop owner passes torch to Cuban couple

When Clark "Smitty" Smith opened his shop 20 years ago, he envisioned creating "the old-school tobacco store."

May 25, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Slide show: Lanier Charter Career Academy seniors celebrate next step

Fitfy-nine seniors recevied their high school diploma during Lanier Chater Career Academy's graduation ceremony.

May 24, 2017 | | Local


School taxes could go up for some in Hall

While Hall County Schools officials have approved a tentative budget that reduces the school tax rate, that does not necessarily mean property taxes will also ...

May 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


1924 tax keeps funding Gainesville Parks and Recreation

Gainesville residents who today enjoy access to 22 parks, the civic center and a number of recreational facilities can thank voters who made it all ...

May 24, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


5 things to remember if you're jumping in Lanier this Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend on the shores of Lake Lanier means boating, swimming, tubing, water skiing, splashing - basically anything that involves a dip in the cool ...

May 24, 2017 | Shannon Casas | Local


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