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Local zoo asks residents to donate old trees for toys and treats

Humans don't have many practical uses for a browning Christmas tree. But animals, apparently, go nuts over them.

December 28, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Girls Scouts to honor Nesbitt with award

Martha Nesbitt embodies what Girl Scouts hope they grow up to be - a community leader involved in business, education, politics and service.

December 28, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Census sheds light on small towns

Numbers released this month by the U.S. Census Bureau are giving new insight into how we live - and how we relate to those just down the road from us.

December 28, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


A few area roads still battling ice and snow

Several North Georgia roads are still recovering from the Christmas Day snowstorm.

December 28, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Tips sought in Mary's Grocery armed robbery

The Gainesville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Monday night at Mary's Grocery in the 200 block of Atlanta Highway.

December 28, 2010 | | Local


Funding for Cleveland Bypass thrills residents

A day after the announcement was made by the Georgia Department of Transportation, some 60 to 70 people gathered in Cleveland for a public discussion - and celebration - concerning the Cleveland Bypass project.

December 27, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fires keep Red Cross busy helping displaced families

When fire strikes, as it has so often the past couple of months in Hall County, the American Red Cross is called to help displaced families.

December 27, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Winter gas price surge uncommon

M.P. Patel said he hasn't turned a profit this week at his Gainesville gas station.

December 27, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Area bluegrass artist inducted into hall of fame

CUMMING - What keeps someone young?

December 27, 2010 | By Crystal Ledford Times regional staff | Local


Experts say 2011 will bring economic growth

Georgia's economy will see an uptick in 2011, and Hall County should keep pace, local officials are saying this week.

December 27, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Compactor sites stay busy with post-Christmas rush

On Monday, throngs of people dropped off the remnants of their Christmas celebrations at Hall County's compactor sites.

December 27, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Gainesville inches closer to midtown revitalization

Gainesville officials are turning to the midtown district as their main focus for the next year.

December 27, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


3 suspected of invading home still are at large

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is searching for three men involved in a late Sunday home invasion that involved a shooting.

December 27, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Chimney blaze destroys Winder Highway home

A chimney fire late Sunday ended up destroying a South Hall home.

December 27, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Hall updates GIS aerial photography

Hall County has updated the images in its Geographic Information System to reflect the way the county has developed over the past five years.

December 26, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


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Financial firm to hold ID theft prevention seminar Tuesday at Brenau

A Gainesville financial firm is holding an informational seminar Tuesday for senior citizens and safeguarding against identity theft.

July 23, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall wage report shows growing fortunes for workers

The good news for local workers is that 88 percent of companies surveyed for an annual report say they intend to give wage and benefit ...

July 23, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Judge turns down new trial request for man convicted in West Avenue slaying

A judge ruled Thursday that a shooting victim's last words were admissible and not grounds for a new trial, according to court documents.

July 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Full stop planned at Stone Pile Gap Road in Lumpkin County

The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to install a full stop at a key intersection north of Dahlonega, the department stated in a news release.

July 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


New trial denied for convicted Gainesville killer

No new trial will be scheduled for a man sentenced to life in prison for a 2014 Gainesville murder and assaults at a homeless camp.

July 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local




Neikirk named interim Dawson County manager

Dawson County commissioners Thursday night voted to appoint Vicki Neikirk to serve as interim county manager following Randy Dowling's abrupt resignation earlier that day.

July 22, 2016 | By Michele Hester mhester@dawsonnews.com | Local


Ask the Times: Hall pharmacy is for county government employees only

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by ...

July 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall library system creates online community survey

The Hall County Library System is seeking community input into its practices.

July 22, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Longstreet’s new surgical device can ease chronic back pain

The technique for artificial disks in the back have been around "for a really long time," The Longstreet Clinic neurosurgeon Betsy Grunch explained, but a ...

July 22, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Abandoned houseboat removed from Lake Lanier

An abandoned houseboat on Lake Lanier got its much-needed attention Thursday when the sunken vessel found its new resting place in a Gainesville salvage yard.

July 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville war veteran gets 3 years in prison after guilty plea in 2015 state patrol shooting

A Gainesville military veteran pleaded guilty Thursday in Hall County Superior Court to charges related to firing a hunting rifle at Georgia State Patrol officers ...

July 21, 2016 | BY JOSHUA SILAVENT and JEFF GILL jsilavent@gainesvilletimes.com, jgill@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Drug agents arrest North Carolina man, seize $16K of meth

A Murphy, N.C., man was arrested Wednesday when White County Sheriff's Office deputies reportedly found $16,000 of drugs during a traffic stop ...

July 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Study shows medical marijuana lowers costs, painkiller use

Research has linked medical marijuana with a decrease in the abuse of painkillers, and now a University of Georgia study has spotlighted the potential cost ...

July 21, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


GO VIDEO: Get some ice cream

Savannah King takes you to four local favorites for ice cream.

July 21, 2016 | | Local


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