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Salvation Army collections set record

Wilson Wright rang a bell for Salvation Army so much this year that he jokes his wrists hurt.

December 26, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Road safety office aims to prevent drunken driving with new app

Want a sober ride home after New Year's revelry? Well, there's an app for that.

December 26, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Flowery Branch plant taking steps to fix 1990 spill

Flowery Branch has entered into a temporary sewer agreement with an office products company to move along efforts to clean up groundwater affected by a 1990 chemical spill.

December 26, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Sunday fire causes $250,000 in damage to house

A prefabricated fireplace flue was the source of a late Sunday fire that caused about $250,000 in damage to a South Hall home, Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said Monday.

December 26, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Volunteer uses past career to teach reading skills

John Harris refuses to be a wet leaf.

December 25, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


More area Blockbuster stores are facing ‘The End’

The days of the video rental store are ending.

December 25, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Bridge, road projects to keep Hall busy in 2012

Another busy year lies ahead for Hall County road improvements.

December 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Some businesses choose to be open on Christmas

Even the parking lots of some churches were empty Sunday morning, but you could barely get a seat at the Waffle House off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville.

December 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man, his rescuer were fortunate to survive blaze

It's been a month of change for the Gainesville man who was pulled from his burning home in November and for his 20-year-old savior.

December 25, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Residents urged to recycle their Christmas trees

The presents have all been opened and the stockings emptied.

December 25, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Holiday weekend mostly safe, quiet

The Georgia State Patrol has focused its energy on impaired drivers, unrestrained drivers and passengers and drivers exceeding the speed limit this holiday season, and the efforts seem to be paying off.

December 25, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


State parks may begin charging for mountain bike trail use

A new proposal could mean mountain biking Unicoi State Park's 7.5-mile trail is no longer free.

December 24, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Oakwood, YMCA still working to develop programs, membership base

Hoping to gain some steam at the Oakwood Family YMCA, Oakwood and Georgia Mountains YMCA have extended an interim agreement through March 31.

December 24, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Local families celebrate with fondue, spelunking

When you do something special for your children, you never know when it will become a tradition.

December 24, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Local couple pays it forward

When Jason and Maria Ladd were at their lowest points, somebody showed them compassion.

December 24, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


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UNG professor offers tips for watching total solar eclipse

DAHLONEGA - Members of the Childs family know where they'll be during Monday's solar eclipse - home in Jefferson.

August 20, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


UNG enrollment expected to approach 20,000 this fall

As classes begin Monday on all five University of North Georgia campuses with a projected student population nearing 20,000, UNG President Bonita Jacobs said ...

August 20, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


ID fraud a growing criminal enterprise in Hall

Some people make their living off of selling counterfeit identification documents, said Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad task force officer John Higginbotham.

August 20, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Help wanted: Workers are harder to find in Hall County

Jobs are plentiful in Hall County and throughout Georgia, but finding workers to fill them is becoming an acute challenge, industry leaders say.

August 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Health care uncertainty a challenge at Hall Chamber seminar

Months ago, Rob and Brett Fowler started trying to wrap up plans for the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's Health Care Reform Seminar.

August 20, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Craft beer comes to a head in North Georgia

Craft beer is bubbling up into North Georgia after a quiet few years proving itself in the conservative region.

August 20, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Slideshow: Hall County Sheriff’s Office Show & Shine car show

Hall County Sheriff's Office hosted the Show & Shine car show to show off the shine of your car.

August 19, 2017 | | Local


There goes the sun: Elachee holds solar eclipse festival

Before the sun disappears behind the moon on Monday, Elachee Nature Science Center prepared its visitors Saturday at a Solar Eclipse Festival, where visitors young ...

August 19, 2017 | By Kaylee Martin kmartin@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Protest peaceful, conversations sometimes heated about Gainesville Confederate monument

No violence occurred at a protest of the Confederate monument in Gainesville's downtown square.

August 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Two schools have eclipse glasses recalled days before event

As educators worked on final plans for Monday's viewing of the total solar eclipse, two Hall County schools were scrambling to find enough eclipse ...

August 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville Fire Chief credits Boys and Girls Club for career

After his father left town at age 10, Jerome Yarbrough spent his time at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lanier, where his hard-working mother ...

August 19, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Public, businesses react to new downtown drinking ordinance

Dozens of workers hustled to keep up with orders from Atlas Pizza customers at tables inside and on the curbside Friday, the downtown square in ...

August 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Candidate qualifying begins next week for municipal elections

Cities hold elections this year, and some key positions, particularly mayoral seats, are up for grabs in the Nov. 7 election.

August 18, 2017 | | Local


Protest planned against Gainesville's Confederate monument

A protest of the Confederate memorial in downtown Gainesville is planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

August 18, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Fazoli’s out of the picture in Gainesville

The much-talked about opening of a Fazoli's Italian restaurant in the New Holland area has been derailed, The Times learned Thursday.

August 18, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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