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Sardis school follows Rachel’s Challenge for kindness

What began as a haircut for 7-year-old Zalissa Lomax has ignited a chain reaction at Sardis Enrichment School.

October 25, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall collects $83K in amnesty tax program

An amnesty period for delinquent Hall County property tax bills corralled payments for 40 properties, nearly half of which hadn't paid taxes for more than one year.

October 25, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Law expert shares concerns over new immigration bill

Despite an advisory opinion from the state's attorney general on how Georgia's new immigration law will affect the way local governments renew business licenses, there's a difference between what the law says and how Sam Olens interprets it, said a legal expert.

October 25, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Brothers in South Georgia wreck laid to rest

Funeral services were held in South Georgia Monday for two brothers, both Gainesville High School graduates, killed in a Thursday wreck.

October 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch tax bill won't include streetlight charge

Flowery Branch property tax bills will go out this week without long-debated streetlight charges.

October 24, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


3 more Hall schools want charters

Pending state approval, three new charter schools will soon join Hall County's ranks.

October 24, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Fall leaf color near peak as temps sit in 70s

Pleasant weather this week is complementing the fall foliage in North Georgia that's at or near its season peak.

October 24, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Tollway chief coming to Gainesville for HOT lanes talk

Gena Evans, executive director with the State Road and Tollway Authority, is set to speak Nov. 1 in Gainesville about the new toll lanes on Interstate 85.

October 24, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Residents tour kitchens to give support for Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Area residents opened their homes - especially their kitchens - for a good cause Sunday afternoon.

October 24, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Attorneys in 2006 death penalty case claim they’re not getting paid

Forsyth County's district attorney argued Friday that the lawyers who represent one of three defendants in a death penalty case that dates to 2006 have themselves to blame for not getting paid.

October 24, 2011 | By Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


Thieves targeting air conditioning units

With the price of many precious metals on the rise in recent years, thieves have begun targeting some inconspicuous items.

October 24, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


History center to feature more of World War I during Veterans Week

Northeast Georgia History Center at Brenau University is gearing up for its annual Veterans Week activities, with a special emphasis this year on World War I.

October 23, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Business leaders offer advice to Hall school officials

The Hall County Schools Board of Education met for an unusual reason last week: to ask for criticism.

October 23, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Lanier Chamber Singers celebrate 20th anniversary

The Lanier Chamber Singers celebrated their 20th anniversary Sunday with "Sing Joy," an 11-song selection that concluded their fall concert season.

October 23, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Lanier now just 9 feet short of historic low

Lake Lanier dropped below 1,060 feet above sea level this weekend, getting even closer to the lake's historic low and farther from the normal full pool.

October 23, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Georgia lawmakers, industry cheer water rule reversal

Georgia lawmakers are praising the Trump administration for reversing course on an update to the Clean Water Act that critics have blasted as federal overreach.

June 28, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville, Hall look to create land bank to repurpose blighted properties

Gainesville and Hall County are in early talks to establish a land bank authority - a tool giving local governments broad powers to obtain properties that ...

June 28, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Goodwill of North Georgia awarded $1.2M for ex-offender job program

Goodwill of North Georgia will receive $1.2 million from the federal Department of Labor for its program helping young adult ex-offenders find employment.

June 28, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


North Hall road project still on, despite no state aid

Passed over for state funding, Hall County still plans to improve an intersection near Mount Vernon Exploratory School in North Hall.

June 28, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


DOT to suspend some lane closures around July 4 holiday

To ease Fourth of July holiday weekend traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures on interstate highways starting at noon ...

June 28, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Demolition completed, construction begins on new Enota school; community info meeting set

With demolition of the old building complete, construction on the new Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy has started and officials said Wednesday it is currently on ...

June 28, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Flowery Branch man charged with child molestation

A Flowery Branch man faces two sexual charges in an incident last fall involving an underage girl.

June 28, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Mundy Mill Academy to seek parent, community input

Mundy Mill Academy, the elementary school that will open this fall as part of Gainesville City Schools, will host two sessions for parents and residents ...

June 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Fire destroys 6,000-square-foot West Hall home

Authorities are trying to determine what caused a Monday night blaze that destroyed a 6,000-square-foot West Hall home and displaced two residents and a ...

June 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall County launches online comment system

Hall County has launched an online comment form allowing residents to review their interactions with the government.

June 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Murrayville woman accused of forgery, false statements

A detention officer who resigned from the Dawson County Sheriff's Office last week was taken into custody early Tuesday afternoon on charges of forgery ...

June 27, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Local


Hall County considering allowing one employee to carry weapon in district

A proposed Hall County School District policy would allow one designated employee - and only one employee - to carry a weapon while working in the district.

June 27, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall man charged in Monday shooting death

A Hall County man was charged Tuesday with felony murder in the early Monday shooting death on Barnes Drive, according to authorities.

June 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Adam Lindsey named new Gainesville athletic director, assistant principal

After three years as athletic director at Jackson County High School, Adam Lindsey is making the move to Gainesville.

June 27, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Chattahoochee Bank in Gainesville bought by North Carolina bank

Gainesville's Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia has been purchased by North Carolina-based Entegra Financial Corp., the holding company of Entegra Bank.

June 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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