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Abit Massey named to UGA search committee

Abit Massey, president emeritus of the Gainesville-based Georgia Poultry Federation, has been named to a University of Georgia committee searching for a new vice president for government relations.

July 27, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Lanier among state’s destinations for foreign travelers

Just as American travelers save up to backpack across Europe, European travelers are exploring the foreign territory of the Deep South on tours organized by international agencies.

July 26, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Elachee offers nature-based preschool camp

Elachee Nature Science Center is taking a step forward in its attempt to start a nature-based preschool in the fall of 2012.

July 26, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Change in designation for driveway may lead to repairs

Hall County officials have come up with a new way to fund repairs to a driveway that leads to the Sardis Sports Complex.

July 26, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Chestnut Mountain post office may be cut by USPS

The Chestnut Mountain post office may be wedged between a pawn shop and a gas station, but for local residents, it's a safe haven for their mail - a safe haven that may be disappearing.

July 26, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Libraries scale back after 20 percent of budget slashed

In the silence of the nearly empty East Hall library Monday, Raymond Chandler thumbed through an issue of Car and Driver magazine as a county employee moved a chair out of the building on a handtruck.

July 25, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Flowery Branch excited Falcons are back to work

Mike Harris figured the National Football League was getting close to a new labor deal, noticing a little activity this week at the Atlanta Falcons headquarters a couple miles away in Flowery Branch.

July 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County Schools extends Schofield's contract

Hall County School Board members took some large steps at their meeting Monday night.

July 25, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Landfill gas may bring in cash for Hall

Hall County may collect methane gas from landfills and sell it to local industries after a study showed the process could be profitable.

July 25, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Ninth District Opportunity offers weatherization services

Ninth District Opportunity Inc. is accepting applications for home weatherization.

July 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Girardeau wins award for drug court work

After more than a decade as a superior court judge, John Girardeau was frustrated and disheartened after seeing the same faces in court year after year.

July 25, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Educators group creates learning center for shelter

Having a computer is something many people take for granted. For women and children living in a shelter, having a computer can mean a new life.

July 25, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Emerson's killer pleads not guilty to NC killings

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - A drifter convicted of killing Buford's Meredith Emerson pleaded not guilty today to charges that he killed two more people on a national forest trail in North Carolina.

July 25, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


15-year-old charged in vehicle break-in

A Flowery Branch juvenile is accused of breaking into a car and having some $1,000 in stolen items in his possession.

July 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


University spending continues to increase

While billions have been cut from state government's budget during the Great Recession, the University System of Georgia has been on a comparative spending spree.

July 24, 2011 | By James Salzer and Laura Diamond The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Local


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Hall schools look to update aging bus fleet

After putting off school bus purchases completely during five of the past 10 years, Hall County school officials are playing catch-up to update their aging ...

March 29, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Responders practice emergency management skills

One by one, students sporting mock injuries like gashes and broken bones were carried on stretchers by medics during an annual training exercise Tuesday.

March 29, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Buford looks for assist from Hall County to pay for new school

Funding for a new $70 million high school in Buford should get an assist from Hall County, the city's long-time political leader said Tuesday.

March 29, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Center Point honors students, business leaders for dedication to community

Every year, Center Point Mentoring honors their heroes.

March 29, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Three from Gainesville sentenced in tax fraud scheme

Three people from Gainesville were sentenced Tuesday for involvement in an income tax fraud scheme, according to authorities.

March 28, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lane closure set this week on Boling Bridge project

An overnight single-lane closure is set this week as work continues on the Boling Bridge replacement on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 at the Hall-Forsyth county ...

March 28, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Huddle House opens in New Holland

One of Gainesville's fastest growing business areas added another restaurant Monday.

March 28, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville is up for auction

Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville is on the auction block this week.

March 28, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


GDOL to host 4th recruitment for Flexicrew in Cornelia

The Georgia Department of Labor's Habersham Area Career Center will host a fourth recruitment for Flexicrew, a staffing and employment agency, to hire 50 ...

March 28, 2017 | | Local


Officials seek South Hall school rezoning feedback

Parents in South Hall have a couple of months to view online resources to help them assess how a Hall County Schools rezoning plan to ...

March 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man gets 25 years in prison for assault, kidnapping

Taking the stand, Imam Bilal Ali said he would "pray for leniency" for the man convicted of threatening him and later abducting a child.

March 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall school system honors vets with honorary diplomas

Gov. Nathan Deal made a surprise visit to Hall County to honor five military veterans who received honorary high school diplomas from the Hall County ...

March 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Teacher suspected in $6 million drug seizure resigns

A Chestatee Academy teacher submitted her resignation in lieu of termination after the Hall County Sheriff's Office suspected her in a $6 million drug ...

March 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Project improving intersections in downtown Gainesville to start Wednesday

A downtown Gainesville project geared to helping improve pedestrian safety and access at five busy intersections is scheduled to start Wednesday.

March 27, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Woman recounts alleged rape as case moves on to Superior Court

A woman took the stand Monday and said she feared for her life when a man put a pillow over her face and allegedly sexually ...

March 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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