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Local culinary students to teach public how to make holiday treats

Culinary arts students at Lanier Charter Career Academy will have different roles over the next two weeks.

October 13, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Some Hall residents may have to vote in 2 different locations

Residents of South Hall's cities will have to vote at two precincts if they want to cast ballots in all the Nov. 8 elections.

October 13, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Law enforcement units losing federal funding

Local law enforcement officials say a cut in federal funding means the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad and Gang Task Force will focus more on local cases and not on state and federal ones.

October 13, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall commissioner faces foreclosure at former Lula home

Commissioner Scott Gibbs' former home in Lula is in foreclosure, a result of a breakdown in negotiations between the commissioner and his bank over a loan repayment plan.

October 12, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Expo at Ga. Mountains Center focuses on healthy habits

Roger Walters checks another health concern off his list Wednesday as he visits interactive booths at the fifth annual HealthSmart Expo.

October 12, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Longstreet museum set to open today in East Tennessee

A museum showcasing Civil War Gen. James Longstreet, who spent much of his post-war days in Gainesville, is set to open today in the East Tennessee community of Russellville.

October 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Positions at state colleges may be trimmed

University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby is hopeful that Georgia's 35 public colleges and universities will receive full funding for fiscal year 2013 regardless of talk about consolidation.

October 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Forsyth County fugitive caught on Gulf

October 12, 2011 | | Local




Forum to focus on developmental disabilities

At first glance you would never know James Pass has a disability.

October 12, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Police: Taxi driver assaulted, car stolen

A local taxi cab driver was attacked and his taxi stolen on North Avenue in Gainesville Tuesday evening, police said.

October 12, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Schools relying more on online learning than textbooks

A generation ago, students carried textbooks home every night.

October 11, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


HealthSmart Expo includes screenings, education

The Greater Hall County Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with several local health care groups to bring them all under one roof for a day of health and wellness.

October 11, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Hall animal shelter may raise adoption fees

The cost to adopt a pet from the Hall County Animal Shelter is likely to increase in the coming days, as are other fees charged by the shelter.

October 11, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Candidate forum for House District 25 set for Nov. 1

Candidates for state House District 25 will get the chance to spar on the issues at a public forum Nov. 1.

October 11, 2011 | | Local


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The Times' Rogers earns 6 photo awards in AP contest

The Times earned two first-place awards and 11 overall in the annual Associated Press Media Editors contest for newspapers in Georgia.

June 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


South Hall school redistricting opponents might not attend board vote

Residents of South Hall who opposed a Hall County school redistricting plan during public hearings last month might not be on hand for a final ...

June 24, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Greek restaurant coming to Gainesville

With their lives in Greece behind them, Christos Nicolaou and Sarah Griffin are bringing their culture to Gainesville through a little restaurant at the corner ...

June 24, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Hall man appeals murder conviction to Ga. Supreme Court

A Hall County man is appealing his life prison sentence and murder conviction to the Georgia Supreme Court, where his attorney will argue the victim ...

June 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Fire department recruits show off skills to families

Amid the smoke and smells of burning debris, Luanne Cape and family watch her son go to work.

June 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


GBI seeks help identifying body found in Commerce

Law enforcement needs help from the public to identify a body found in February near Interstate 85 in Banks County.

June 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lula to host classic car show Saturday

Dozens of classic cars will be on display in Lula today during the annual Classic Car Show organized by the Downtown Development Authority.

June 23, 2017 | | Local


Slide show: Sometimes team-building calls for a 'redneck regatta'

Employees at internet marketing company GetUWired spent some of their Friday in a "redneck regatta" on Lake Lanier.

June 23, 2017 | Scott Rogers | Local


Jim Grier announces run for Lula mayor

A Lula-based businessman and civic leader will attempt what others have tried and failed to do - oust the city's four-term mayor from office.

June 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Investigator details armed robberies in court

A Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator told the court Thursday of two robberies occurring May 13, cases separated by a few miles in Gainesville.

June 23, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Two inmates at Alto prison granted parole after high school graduation

For Kelli Armstrong and Tammy Kline, the ceremony Thursday at Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto didn't just mark the end of their high ...

June 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall commissioners approve tax increase

Property taxes are going up in Hall County.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville Eye Associates founder retires after 35 years

In 1982, set to begin his career as an ophthalmologist, Dr. Stephen Farkas heard from a cousin that the Gainesville area was a "great place ...

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man indicted in killing of Gainesville grad in Atlanta

ATLANTA - A 39-year-old man accused of shooting a Gainesville High graduate on an Atlanta street in broad daylight has been indicted.

June 22, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Fundraising page set up for family of father, son drowning victims

More than $25,000 has been raised since a Dahlonega man and his son drowned at a popular Lumpkin County swimming spot.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


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