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Gainesville school board may set millage rate next week

The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education might begin the process of setting its millage rate as early as next week.

August 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Transportation panel now to decide final projects list

The deadline passed Monday for regions throughout Georgia to produce a recommended list of road projects for next year's transportation tax referendum.

August 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Food bank breaks ground on new logistics center

Work will begin soon on the new 20,000-square-foot Georgia Mountain Food Bank's Boomershine Family Logistics Center.

August 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Senior programs stretched from cuts

Without Meals on Wheels or the Senior Life Center, Gainesville resident Michael Chrystal would spend most of his days sitting at home alone.

August 15, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


DOT sign program draws slim response

Since Georgia announced a memorial marker program Feb. 8, 16 signs have gone up statewide - none in Hall County.

August 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville school system may approve new facilities plan

The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education completed a five-year facility plan in 2010, but recent developments have the board looking at creating a new one this year.

August 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


History center shows how school was different during the 19th century

The teacher rings the school bell and students fill into the little classroom. In this classroom there are no books or desks.

August 15, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Gainesville ward map may be OK’d Tuesday

After weeks of debate and discussion, the Gainesville City Council may approve its new ward map at Tuesday's council meeting.

August 14, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


'The Bachelorette' star settles in after return to Cumming

When guests enter Giorgio's Restaurant, they may get to meet reality TV star Constantine Tzortzis of "The Bachelorette" fame.

August 14, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


Oakwood restaurant to benefit from sewer extension

The "purple building" in Oakwood could get a makeover soon, thanks to a planned sewer project.

August 14, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Rally shows students history of Beulah Rucker Museum

Families flocked Saturday to the Beulah Rucker Museum's Back to School Rally for the fourth year in a row, but this time they came to a different location.

August 14, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


South Hall man raises money while taking on Mount Kilimanjaro

OAKWOOD - Look at the skies today. If there are clouds, chances are they are at 9,000 to 11,000 feet above sea level, which is about average for Georgia.

August 14, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


More mentors needed for Hall students

When Sandy Armour and Rena McAllister began as guidance counselors at North Hall Middle School, 21 of their students had mentors.

August 14, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Dahlonega woman dies after wreck

A Dahlonega woman died this morning from injuries sustained in a vehicle wreck in Lumpkin County.

August 13, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Guardsmen brave heat, lake in training challenge

It may not be Afghanistan, but North Georgia poses its own challenges, as one National Guard company found out Saturday.

August 13, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Williams pick earns praise from co-workers

Colleagues who have worked with and known Jeremy Williams praised the Gainesville City Schools' lone finalist for superintendent for his interpersonal skills and innovative approaches ...

April 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Family crisis forged leadership path for Gainesville superintendent pick

BLAIRSVILLE - At age 36, Jeremy Williams is expected to be selected as the new Gainesville City School System superintendent at the board's next meeting ...

April 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


‘Welcome back’: Memorial planned for unmarked black graves

Sections 16 and 17 at the Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville have headstones with dates that go back almost 200 years, well before the Civil ...

April 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Syrian family escapes civil war for Gainesville

Walking along the walls of the embattled Syrian city of Homs, Hadi Alhawari and his uncle could see bombs and snipers on the way to ...

April 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Investment expert: ‘Adapt or die’ to tech changes

Bob Willis' words were pretty strong: In the ever-changing world of technological advances, businesses must learn to "adapt or die."

April 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ga. 365 sewer project could be ‘game changer’ for growth

With thousands of acres ripe for development, a new frontier of Hall County may open up with a massive sewer project that's now under ...

April 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Antique lovers savor variety at Braselton festival

Items both vintage and creative will be on display at the Braselton Antique & Artisan Festival on Sunday in downtown Braselton.

April 22, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Local


This Bear keeps getting bigger: Dahlonega fills for mountain festival

DAHLONEGA - Now in it's 21st year, Bear on the Square is even bigger and better. This year, the mountain festival added a Moonlight Jam ...

April 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


March of Dimes participants pound the pavement for healthy babies

Turning pain into purpose was part of the March of Dimes' goal at their March for Babies run and walk Saturday in downtown Gainesville.

April 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


With recyclables, green is the color of money

The clothes on your back, the house above your head, the phone in your hand - it's all trash.

April 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville gets up to $25,000 for biogas feasibility study

The Gainesville Department of Water Resources is getting up to $25,000 from the state to help pay for a biogas feasibility study at its ...

April 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New Martin Road traffic plan emerges

Area road planners now are looking at ditching the highly contested widening of Martin Road in South Hall in favor of other fixes along the ...

April 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


After hitting the books, Flowery Branch students bait a hook

Flowery Branch High School is the most recent to jump on the fishing club bandwagon, thanks mostly to mom Amy Hammock. East Hall High and ...

April 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Cowboy up: Bull riding championship returns

Bull riding can be a dangerous sport.

April 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Local UNG student wins Fulbright Scholarship

A Flowery Branch student has become the first recipient this year of the Fulbright Scholarship from the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus.

April 22, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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