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Deal pressured to remove member of immigration board

Pressure is mounting on Gov. Nathan Deal to remove anti-illegal immigration activist Phil Kent from a newly created board aimed at helping enforce Georgia's immigration laws.

September 11, 2011 | By Jeremy Redmon The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Local


Corps changes Lanier management schedule

Lake Lanier's level dropped below 1,064 over the weekend, setting into motion a new management schedule by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

September 11, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Residents to weigh in on roads project list

So far, elected officials have discussed and debated area road projects that will be on next year's referendum concerning the 1 percent sales tax for transportation.

September 11, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Community remembers 9/11 with service, candlelight vigil

The terrorist attacks on the United States 10 years ago mean "everything" to 28-year-old Kristen Yost and her family.

September 11, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Dragon boat event brings competition, culture to Lanier

Two thousand years ago, a Chinese politician ended his life by throwing himself into a river.

September 10, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Glades Reservoir plan gets corps boost

Hall County officials got a break last week in moving forward on negotiations with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to have a corps employee walk them through what could have been a deal-breaker for the proposed Glades Reservoir.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Are we safer in a post-9/11 reality?

On this day a decade ago, Americans watched on TV as thousands died and life as we knew it took a sharp turn.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Our readers remember

I am an employee at the Pentagon with over 41 years of service. On 9/11 I was in class in downtown Washington, D.C., at the USDA Building. I drove (Gainesville native) Ms. Edna Stephens and her brother Marvin home for her father's family reunion.

September 10, 2011 | | Local


Safety officers honor fallen heroes

Saturday's weather in Gainesville was eerily similar to that of New York on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 - a day that began with bright blue skies and comfortable temperatures, but turned to darkness and desolation in a matter of hours.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


S. Hall man filmed 9/11 attacks in NY

An aspiring filmmaker, New Yorker James Kosior had his camera at the ready.

September 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Political bipartisanship was short-lived after attacks

For a short period of time in the U.S., there were no Democrats and no Republicans.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


A new generation learns about 9/11

America stood still the day the World Trade Center towers collapsed, the day a group of airplane passengers drove United Airlines Flight 93 into a Pennsylvania field, the day government workers ran from the Pentagon folding in around them.

September 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Security fears part of post-9/11 world

A briefcase used to just be a briefcase.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Teacher finds way to remember 9/11 victims by making quilt

Ten years ago, Shelley Collins and her students were preparing for safety day at Centennial Arts Academy.

September 10, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Ga. Chamber president urges local support of TSPLOST

Georgia's lack of investment in transportation infrastructure is making the state less attractive to industry, the president of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce told local business leaders Friday.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


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Superintendent: New schools require new district lines in South Hall

Discussions about redrawing school district lines in South Hall come 2018 should be focused on where the lines are drawn, not whether the lines are ...

May 29, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall Sheriff's Office, Fire Services perform Memorial Day vigil

In a more somber setting across town from the annual Memorial Day Parade on Green Street, honor guards took part in a 24-hour changing of ...

May 29, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville celebrates veterans during annual Memorial Day parade

From their customary spot near the Pinnacle Bank sign, Jim and Carolyn Ebert of Gainesville carried out an annual tradition Monday - watching the Memorial Day ...

May 29, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Woman charged with DUI in wreck critically injuring 6-year-old son

A Cleveland woman will be charged with DUI in a Sunday evening wreck that critically injured her 6-year-old son, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

May 29, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


GBI warns of dangerous counterfeit drugs

Since 2015, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation found six cases of drugs from Hall County stamped differently than their contents.

May 28, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities ID motorcyclist killed in Dawson wreck

Authorities have identified a man killed Friday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a passenger vehicle in the area of Beartooth Parkway and Ga. 400 ...

May 28, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Cove’s Law aims to help catch rare, reversible genetic condition at birth

A recent change in Georgia law will help parents and the Georgia Department of Public Health catch a rare genetic disorder in newborns before it ...

May 28, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


New Chestatee program helping students with disabilities, at-risk kids shows positive results

A new program targeting 50 Chestatee High School students who have disabilities or are considered at-risk appeared to show some positive results in its first ...

May 28, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


UNG remembers 2014 grad killed in Iraq, buried at Arlington National Cemetery

While the nation mourns the loss of those who paid the ultimate price in service to their country on this Memorial Day, the grieving is ...

May 28, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Health system CEO Carol Burrell rises from humble beginnings

Carol Burrell's father, a career electrician at the General Motors plant in Doraville, wanted his daughter to get a trade for one simple reason.

May 28, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall’s war dead remembered at Sunday ceremony

When Willard Croy's name was called Sunday, memories started flooding back for Gainesville's Johnny Hulsey.

May 28, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Authorities ID man found dead near Don Carter State Park in Lake Lanier

A boater found a Gainesville man's body floating just south of Don Carter State Park in Lake Lanier just after 2:30 p.m ...

May 27, 2017 | | Local


Early college program has early success

Early in the 2016-17 school year, 126 students from six Hall County high schools started going to Jones Learning Center five days a week to ...

May 27, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Slideshow: Flowery Branch High School graduation

Flowery Branch High seniors graduated Saturday night at Free Chapel Worship Center.

May 27, 2017 | | Local


Slideshow: Chestatee High School graduation

Seniors of Chestatee High walked across the stage Saturday at Free Chapel Worship Center and received their diplomas.

May 27, 2017 | | Local


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