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Friendship Elementary to hold wellness night

Friendship Elementary School usually kicks off the school year with a curriculum night, but this year, things are a little different.

September 14, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Allergy and asthma clinic to use new pollen counter

If you are like many people in Northeast Georgia who suddenly get the sniffles every time the seasons change, you are likely experiencing an allergy.

September 14, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Public hearing tonight for Flowery Branch streetlight fee

Flowery Branch is looking at charging all property owners at least $11 per year on their property tax bills, starting this fall, to cover the costs of streetlights.

September 14, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fatal accident closes lanes on I-85 at I-985

A fatal accident on Interstate 85 at the I-985 split in Gwinnett County has shut down northbound lanes on Interstate 85 and traffic is being diverted to I-985 North.

September 14, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Missing camper found safe near park

A Florida woman was found safe Wednesday after she was reported missing Monday near Amicalola Falls State Park in northwestern Dawson County.

September 14, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Tax chief, commissioner spar over tag offices

Finger-pointing over long lines at the Hall County tag office is ruffling the feathers of a couple of elected officials.

September 13, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Residents air concerns on proposed transportation tax

FLOWERY BRANCH - Theresa Webb of Gainesville arrived Tuesday night at a public hearing not particularly supportive of the state's proposed 1 percent transportation tax.

September 13, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Academy embraces Smartville model

Matt Maynor had a vision when he took over as principal of Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy.

September 13, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


NGCSU, Brenau, GSC make ‘Best Colleges’ list

Three area universities made the 2012 edition of Best Colleges, a peer ranking system put out by the U.S. News Media Group.

September 13, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Lawrenceville woman cited after head-on collision

Georgia State Patrol has cited a woman injured in a head-on collision Monday night on Spout Springs Road.

September 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall store owner charged with commercial gambling

The owner of a Hall County convenience store has been charged with running a commercial gambling operation by issuing cash payouts to customers winning on video slot machines.

September 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Official says missing woman could be in forest

Authorities are searching for a 54-year-old woman reported missing late Monday night in the area of Amicalola Falls State Park.

September 13, 2011 | By Stephanie Griffin Times regional staff | Local


Winder soldier found dead in Afghanistan

A Winder soldier died after being found unresponsive in his room on Saturday, according to a news release from the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office.

September 13, 2011 | | Local


Flowery Branch lottery winner 'couldn't even talk'

Phillip Payne, 65, of Flowery Branch, was on his way to work when he stopped to get something to drink.

September 13, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Flowery Branch making more downtown improvements

More than three years after its last improvement project, Flowery Branch is again sprucing up downtown.

September 13, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Guest column: Budget cuts could threaten legal services for state’s poor

We recently helped a mother and her five children avoid eviction from their home that was scheduled to happen the following day. All in a ...

April 28, 2017 | By Wendy Glasbrenner Georgia Legal Services Program | Local


Police ID body found in car along interstate

Police identified a man found dead Wednesday in a car along Interstate 85 in Jefferson.

April 28, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Contractor chosen for $1.5M Senior Life Center makeover

With a contractor lined up, the director of the Senior Life Center in Gainesville expects attendance to remain steady when a $1.5 million makeover ...

April 28, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Lula threatens legal action against Hall County over sewer agreement

Lawyered up and ready for a legal fight, Lula city officials made it clear they want Hall County to honor a sewer agreement the parties ...

April 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Boater involved in 2012 wreck that killed 2 boys is back in jail

A Forsyth County man convicted of BUI in a 2012 boat wreck that killed two boys is back in jail after authorities say he violated ...

April 27, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


$20K reward offered in Banks deputy shooting; suspect may be in Atlanta

Authorities said Thursday they believe the suspect who shot a Banks County Sheriff's Office deputy may now be in the Atlanta area.

April 27, 2017 | Times staff, Associated Press reports | Local


$27K in heroin, other drugs seized in Hall bust

Two Gainesville residents were accused of trafficking heroin after the seizure of more than $27,000 in drugs, according to authorities.

April 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Residents group to explore potential North Hall Parkway

Not waiting for some traffic study to plot out potential routes, a residents group is pushing ahead with a look of its own at a ...

April 27, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Prisoners working on courthouse annex demolition

Prisoners are demolishing the Hall County courthouse annex.

April 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 charged in seizure of more than 400 animals in Habersham

Two Habersham County residents have each been charged with 340 counts of misdemeanor cruelty to animals after county animal control seized more than 400 dogs ...

April 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Hall unemployment falls to 4 percent in March

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in March fell to 4 percent, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures released Thursday.

April 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Oakwood family recovering after double disaster

Woken by wind, Kevin Combs paced around his home in the small hours of April 5.

April 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Families mourn loss of Gainesville women, baby in Friendship Road wreck

Since the beginning, Paige Wilson said she has "pretty much been inseparable" from her cousin Hannah Simmons since she was born.

April 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


UNG panel offers advice to immigrants encountering law enforcement

What should immigrants do if federal agents come knocking at the door, or if they are pulled over by law enforcement?

April 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Lottery winner apparently beaten, left for dead near downtown Cumming dies

April 26, 2017 | By Isabel Hughes ihughes@forsythnews.com | Local


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