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Sixth candidate emerges for state House seat

A sixth candidate has announced he will seek election to the state House District 25 seat vacated by former Rep. James Mills.

October 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Cable barrier project similar to I-985's set for Ga. 400

A cable barrier similar to one installed on Interstate 985 several years ago will be placed in the median on Ga. 400 in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.

October 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Regional commission gets $2.7 million for workforce program

The Gainesville-based Georgia Mountains Regional Commission has received a $2.7 million grant for "training and other work force development programs for youth, adults and dislocated workers."

October 03, 2011 | | Local


Alto woman faces charges from Ga. 365 wreck

An Alto woman has been charged in a Sunday afternoon crash on Ga. 365 that injured a motorcyclist.

October 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Forsyth County girl's generosity assists Head Start program

Nicole McCloskey knows that some wishes take work to make them come true.

October 02, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE | Local


Knox seeks District 26 House seat

Tom Knox, who from 2001-2010 represented Forsyth County in the state House, announced last week he plans to seek the newly created District 26 seat.

October 02, 2011 | JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Man in Saturday's fatal Hall wreck is identified

Hall County Coroner Marion Merck has identified the person killed in a wreck Saturday morning in North Hall as Steven Kyle Martin, 22, of Dahlonega.

October 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Regional group’s final roads meeting is set for Wednesday

Area road projects will get a final review Wednesday by the Georgia Mountains Transportation Roundtable before they go to voters next year in a referendum on the 1 percent sales tax for transportation.

October 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood has mixed reaction to fire department

Within the past few weeks Oakwood City Council members have tossed around the idea of establishing a city fire department, but the reaction to that possibility seems to be mixed.

October 02, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Gainesville schools plan shows need for more classrooms

The Gainesville City Schools system is facing major changes over the next few years.

October 02, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Annual abortion protest draws a crowd to busy intersection

In his first year at the anti-abortion event, St. Michael Catholic Church Deacon Ken Lampert felt a bit uncomfortable holding a sign for an hour at one of Hall County's busiest intersections.

October 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall tax bill payments due today

The first installment of Hall County taxpayers' bills is due today - at the latest.

October 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Northeast Georgia: Gainesville's curbside leaf pickup begins today

Beginning today, Gainesville residents can put out leaves to be removed by vacuum machines.

October 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Schools focus on teaching tolerance of religion

Johnson High School sophomore Michael Bookwalter, 17, had a math test two weeks ago. He didn't feel ready for it.

October 02, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Faith-based clubs led by students

Religion is a touchy subject in the public school system.

October 02, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Green Street closed due to storm damage

Green Street in Gainesville will be closed Wednesday morning as crews deal with fallen trees and power lines due to overnight storms.

May 24, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Humane Society ‘Bark Park’ finishing in June

After a hugely successful fundraising campaign, the rescue dogs of Northeast Georgia are getting a little more room to stretch their legs.

May 24, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Flowery Branch taxes could jump, despite tax rate staying the same

Flowery Branch residents could see a property tax increase next year, even as officials propose to keep the South Hall city's tax rate the ...

May 24, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Name downtown project, win $500 gift card

A power couple in the real estate business is promoting a contest to name a mixed-use project on the fourth side of the square that ...

May 24, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Scout lawsuit reveals years of abuse

A lawsuit and Boy Scouts of America documents show a former Gainesville scoutmaster continued working with the organization for more than a decade after confessing ...

May 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Flowery Branch residents voice school redistricting concerns

South Hall residents voiced concerns and offered solutions - including postponement - to a proposed school redistricting plan during a public hearing Tuesday night at Johnson High ...

May 24, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville Main Street manager moves to Convention and Visitors Bureau

The woman credited with cultivating downtown Gainesville as a destination venue through concerts, events and activities is taking on a new tourism role for the ...

May 23, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


State Superintendent says students should be ‘life ready’

Getting students "life ready" should be a high priority for public schools, and new opportunities for students and teachers are paving that path, according to ...

May 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Share your thoughts on state educational policies at Wednesday meeting

Kevin Boyd, a member of the Georgia State Board of Education, will host a public hearing Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. at North High School.

May 23, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Detroit-area company now owns Lakeshore Mall

Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville is now owned by a Michigan company, but little else is known at this point about the longtime commercial site's ...

May 23, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Community greets new Mundy Mill elementary school

Jenifer Campos was all smiles as she watched her son, Joshua, and twin daughters, Daniella and Isabella, holding the ribbon with other children for the ...

May 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Officials: 8-year-old set fire in school bathroom

Officials said an 8-year-old student brought a lighter from home and set a paper towel holder on fire Tuesday morning in a bathroom at Mount ...

May 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall County, cities could lose state funding without service delivery agreement by June 30

Hall County and its municipalities are in danger of losing out on state grants and permits issued by the state if they don't reach ...

May 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Georgia Power installing thousands of LED streetlights in Hall

Neighborhood nights are about to be brighter and whiter around Hall County as Georgia Power's lighting upgrade makes its way into residential areas.

May 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Lula revenues to eclipse $1 million mark

Lula officials took a first look Monday at a balanced fiscal 2018 general fund budget that showed revenues eclipsing the $1 million mark for the ...

May 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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