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Making up snow days among school boards’ agenda items

A few big topics await local school board members tonight, including options for making up snow days.

January 17, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


March 5 ceremony in the works for 802nd soldiers

A public ceremony welcoming the Gainesville-based 802nd Ordnance Company home from Afghanistan is being planned for March 5.

January 17, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


East Hall students to perform at major UGA music fest

East Hall High School band teacher Craig Cantrell said it's not uncommon for band directors to create a "bucket list."

January 17, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Hall County Schools asks for flexibility in morning school bus pickups

Hall County Schools will be back in session Tuesday, but due to some still icy roads, officials are asking for some flexibility when it comes to school bus riders.

January 17, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Fees considered for Dawson Forest

Staff with the state Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division fielded comments last week from those who may be affected by a proposed fee change for some of the agency's management areas.

January 16, 2011 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Norton to present his annual economic forecast Thursday

Real estate expert Frank Norton will present his Native Intelligence forecast Thursday at the Georgia Mountains Center. And this year, Norton said, some new ideas made their way into the report.

January 16, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Unity marks Cornelia Peace Walk

A diverse crowd gathered at the courtyard by Cornelia's famous Big Red Apple and prepared for the city's annual Peace Walk on Sunday.

January 16, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Hall commissioners hope to move forward

Taking it one day at a time, Hall County commissioners are trying to move forward with the new administration changes with less drama.

January 16, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gov. Deal gets blessing of church in Sunday service

Perhaps divine intervention played into snow canceling a prayer service last Monday in Atlanta for Gov. Nathan Deal, the Rev. Bill Coates joked to the First Baptist Church of Gainesville.

January 16, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hospital’s emergency room quiet during storm

Last week may have netted a record low having nothing to do with winter temperatures.

January 16, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Confederacy group holds memorial for Gen. James Longstreet

Dressed in period costume, Sons of Confederate Veterans spent part of Sunday afternoon recognizing a Civil War general and looking ahead to the 150th anniversary of the nation's divide.

January 16, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Snowbound residents emerge, savor the sun

Historic Downtown Gainesville is emerging from its cold, white blanket.

January 16, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Lost instruction time is headache for school leaders

School officials are trying to figure out how to make up for lost time following last week's winter storm.

January 16, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


We may never know the true cost of the storm

Though Gainesville and Hall County officials don't have the final numbers, finance employees are starting to evaluate how last week's winter storm hit their budgets.

January 16, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Ham radio network stayed tuned in to snowstorm

When the snow fell atop John R. Brandon's North Hall County home, he opened the door, moved outside, and recorded the weather with precision.

January 16, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


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Volunteers locked up to raise funds for Humane Society

The dog kennels at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia were packed full Friday, but not just with dogs.

August 27, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


State Department of Education to host Every Student Succeeds Act meeting

Area residents can learn more about the Every Student Succeeds Act and offer comments to the state Department of Education at a public meeting between ...

August 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Collins and IRS trade letters of complaint

Staffing shortages at a local tax office have prompted a bit of a tit-for-tat between U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, and the Internal Revenue ...

August 27, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Department of Justice special ed lawsuit has no effect here yet

Neither Hall County or Gainesville school district expects to be affected by the recent Department of Justice lawsuit about students with disabilities.

August 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


State child care agency investigating Buford day care center

The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning said Friday it is investigating a complaint about a Buford day care center and a child getting ...

August 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Temporary fix coming soon for faulty fire hydrants in North Hall

The city of Gainesville is working to bring more than three dozen North Hall fire hydrants back to working order, after efforts to extinguish a ...

August 26, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Graffiti-covered houseboat removed from Lake Lanier

An abandoned houseboat covered in graffiti saw its last day on Lake Lanier's waters Friday before making its way to a salvage yard

August 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Food stamp losses slow in Hall, pick up in neighboring counties

The number of Hall County residents losing food stamp benefits after the reinstatement of a work requirement has leveled off this summer, but Georgia is ...

August 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Good News Clinics raise funds, celebrate volunteers at annual dinner

The banquet hall at First Baptist Church in Gainesville roared with gasps and laughter Thursday evening.

August 26, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Wounded veteran Sean Adams receives well wishes as construction continues on smart home

Built into the walls of Sean Adams' new home are the well wishes and prayers of his friends and family, thanking him for his military ...

August 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Halftime Heroes: Flowery Branch band drums up passion

Flowery Branch High School's marching band has two senior drum majors: one who only started band so his mom would let him play baseball ...

August 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Planned $700 million development approved by Hall commission

A planned $700 million, 508-acre multiuse development in South Hall can move forward, now that it has gotten the Hall County Board of Commissioners' approval.

August 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Family fun day aims to bring awareness of homelessness

If Deondre Williams had his way, every community in the country would hear his message about homelessness.

August 25, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall firefighter, sister taking essentials to Louisiana flood victims

When Hall County residents Stacey Boling and Damon Migliore heard of the devastation from flooding in Louisiana, it wasn't a distant place suffering. It ...

August 25, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Commissioners table Mincey Marble plant proposal before big crowd

Mincey Marble's rezoning proposal for a new plant in West Hall now will be heard by the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Oct ...

August 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


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