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2 men drown in Lanier in unrelated incidents

The Hall County Fire Department responded to two unrelated drowning incidents within minutes of each other on Lake Lanier Tuesday afternoon.

July 06, 2011 | By Jacob Demmitt and Lindsey Robinson jdemmitt@gainesvilletimes.com | lrobinson@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Businesswoman to run for Gainesville council

Downtown Gainesville business owner Debra Harkrider has resigned as chairman of the Main Street Advisory Board to run for City Council, offering the first source of opposition to Ward 2 Councilman Bob Hamrick in years.

July 06, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Local man, 24, wins $1 million on scratch-off ticket

A 24-year-old Gainesville man recently won $1 million in the Georgia Lottery.

July 06, 2011 | | Local


Responders recover body of drowning victim

Emergency responders have recovered the body of a 19-year-old male drowning victim at Van Pugh Park, according to Hall County Sheriff's Office Col. Jeff Strickland.

July 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Man dies after accident at Lake Lanier Islands

An Illinois man died Tuesday after a water-related accident at Lake Lanier Islands Resort Monday.

July 05, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Forsyth County may help pay for ambulance effort

Forsyth County may help foot the bill for a pediatric neonatal ambulance, which has been marked as a community need by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

July 05, 2011 | By Alyssa LaRenzie Times regional staff | Local


Week may be stormy

It's still summertime, so it'll still be hot. But the week ahead will be slightly less oppressive than the last few days, and it could be wet and stormy.

July 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Well water can be contaminated, but study shows many don't test it

Well water might smell and taste fine, but that doesn't always mean it is fine, according to the University of Georgia Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Laboratories.

July 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Jackson County ambulances get new CPR devices

Jackson County Emergency Services is now the first emergency medical service in the state of Georgia with an automated CPR device on each of its ambulances.

July 05, 2011 | LEANNE AKIN Times regional staff | Local


3 killed in accidents, house burns down and man drowns on Fourth weekend

Three people were killed in accidents, another person drowned and a house was destroyed by fire during the July Fourth holiday weekend in Hall County, officials said.

July 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


2 teens killed in Hall accident

Three people were killed in traffic accidents in Hall County during the July Fourth holiday weekend, including two teenagers on Monday.

July 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville residents mark the Fourth with barbecues and fireworks

Gainesville residents celebrated Independence Day with barbecues, picnics and fireworks.

July 05, 2011 | | Local


Public officials honored at annual barbecue

Every Fourth of July for the past 18 years, Hall County residents have flocked to Memorial Park, drawn by a sense of patriotism and the aroma of grilled burgers and pulled pork.

July 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Deal: Water ruling bodes well for Georgia

A court ruling that gives Georgia renewed access to drinking water from Lake Lanier is a decision Gov. Nathan Deal said Monday could lead to favorable consequences for the state.

July 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Forsyth County wastewater discharge permit is appealed

Forsyth County officially kicked off its appeal of a recent court ruling that revokes its wastewater discharge permit for a facility expansion.

July 04, 2011 | By ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


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$27.5M in upgrades approved for Academies of Discovery, North Hall High, West Hall High

The Hall County school board approved about $27.5 million of construction work Monday night, including a $19.2 million bid for the additions and ...

February 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville, 6 Hall high schools achieve state honors for AP testing

Gainesville High School placed in four of six Advanced Placement Honor School categories, and all six Hall County school district high schools made the grade ...

February 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville company fighting nearly $50K in fines from worker’s death

A Gainesville company's attorney said Monday it plans to fight nearly $50,000 in fines stemming from a September fatal construction incident in Sugar ...

February 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Georgia lawmakers scramble ahead of midterm deadline

ATLANTA - Two bills that would change the appearance of driver's licenses issued to immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. moved toward ...

February 27, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


UNG professors say Trump has ‘thin skin,’ ‘has thrilled most conservatives’

President Donald Trump has shown himself to have "thin skin" and be more conservative than Ronald Reagan early on in his presidency.

February 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Electric car charging stations may soon be allowed in Flowery Branch

Electric car charging stations outside of a person's home - such as at a shopping center - may soon be legalized in Flowery Branch.

February 27, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


More lane closures planned as Boling Bridge work continues

Overnight single-lane closures are set this week as work continues on the Boling Bridge replacement on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 at the Hall-Forsyth county line.

February 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville Endoscopy Center moving to new location

Gastroenterology Associates of Gainesville will open its new location for Gainesville Endoscopy Center on Thursday.

February 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville unveils road named for Deshaun Watson

"One Gainesville" was never more evident than at Sunday's unveiling of Deshaun Watson Way on Gainesville High School's campus.

February 26, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville High School marks 125th anniversary with celebration

The past meshed seamlessly with the present and pointed to the future during the 125th anniversary celebration at Gainesville High School on Sunday.

February 26, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Spout Springs Road in Gwinnett under consideration as possible road project

The planned widening of Spout Springs Road in South Hall doesn't necessarily mean a permanent bottleneck for Hall motorists continuing to travel on the ...

February 26, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Earth Sense: Energy-efficient lighting requires prior homework

Even the most energy-conscious homeowners may want some security lighting in the front and backyard. There's no need to turn the place into a ...

February 26, 2017 | Rudi Kiefer | Local


Gainesville brewery marks first year of sudsy success tapping a thirsty market

Beer lovers rejoice.

February 26, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Hall ordinance to cover film crews’ impact

Hall County has become a hub for Hollywood productions, but now county officials are addressing some of the downsides of having film crews descend on ...

February 26, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Congress takes up states’ water wars dispute

The longstanding "water wars" between Georgia and Florida has moved from the legal battlefield to the political one.

February 26, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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