A $7.5 million loan could be available to the Gainesville City Board of Education as early as next week, board member David Syfan said.
A legal advocacy group filed a motion in federal court Tuesday asking for a judge to issue an injunction against a new law that would prevent registered sex offenders from volunteering in churches.
Hall County sheriff's deputies were looking for Clyde Jess Reeves III when they walked into a Baker Road home Monday morning, but the beloved dogs of the suspect's uncle greeted them at the front door.
Young Harris College President Cathy Cox was the featured speaker Monday at the Rotary Club of Gainesville meeting. Cox, who is an honorary lifetime member of her hometown Rotary Club in Bainbridge, said it felt good to visit Gainesville again.
At least one person in Hall County has been sickened by the strain of salmonella linked to contaminated tomatoes.
Brandy M. Cline, 22, of Statham died Saturday afternoon when her car collided with a cement culvert on the shoulder of Ga. 53, said Georgia State Patrol Operator Welborn of the Athens Post. Cline's car left the road six miles south of Winder at about 3 p.m. Officials said alcohol did not appear to be involved. No other information about the wreck was available Sunday.
Commissioner Steve Gailey asked the board to consider approving a plan for a native plant preserve at the Hall County Board of Commissioners work session Monday.
The kids weren't searching for books, but for buried treasure Monday at the Spout Springs library. A dozen kids participated in "I Spy," a free geocaching class held for students at the library.
If you experience a medical emergency while hiking in the Chattahoochee National Forest, don't assume that rescuers will be able to reach you quickly. When 18-year-old Sautee resident Elena Rae Shaw fell off Mount Yonah on June 7, it became clear that the 911 system doesn't always work in a wilderness situation.
Jefferson police are investigating the "suspicious death" of a Jackson County woman found dead in a freezer. Billie Welty was discovered in a box freezer with the top open in her home by a family member Sunday afternoon. Autopsy results are not yet available, but Jefferson Police Chief Joe Wirthman said the woman's death was suspicious. Police ...
A Gainesville police officer is mourning the loss of his five-year partner. The city police department's oldest police dog, Argus, who was Officer Angel Vargas' partner, died last month after a brief battle with congestive heart failure.
A 4-year-old Clermont resident is receiving treatment at an Atlanta hospital after suffering second-degree burns on much of his body Monday.
A tax anticipation note will be the topic of discussion at a Gainesville City Board of Education meeting scheduled for this afternoon. Gainesville education officials said the move could loan the school system up to $5 million.
When you're done reading The Times print edition, consider saving it for the Humane Society of Hall County. Rick Aiken, president of the Humane Society, says the agency needs the newspapers for its kennels.
A prescription drug card that offers an average of nearly 23 percent off medications could be available to Hall County residents as early as September, Assistant County Administrator Phil Sutton said at the board of commissioners work session Monday.
Hall County's legislative delegation heard requests during a series of meetings Thursday. They include:
The Christmas season usually brings fun outings, delicious food and festive decorations. However, these merry perks can be hazardous to furry friends.
Information about the recent theft of firearms from a Cumming pawnshop could lead to a $10,000 reward.
Capt. Andre Niles with the Hall County Marshal's Office was named Wednesday as the state's 2013 Code Enforcement Officer of the Year.
The Gainesville City Council has placed on the consent agenda a policy for the naming of city-owned property, including parks.
Two Flowery Branch residents face trafficking charges after $26,600 in methamphetamine was found at a home Wednesday off McEver Road.
Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum on Thursday asked members of the county's legislative delegation to change state law pertaining to legal organs in order to allow legal advertising to be posted on local websites rather than printed in newspapers.
Talk about health care, education, the economy and jobs filled an hourlong legislative breakfast Thursday, as well as a commitment by lawmakers not to dawdle when the 2014 General Assembly kicks off Jan. 14.
The Hall County Correctional Institute may have an already-built home to move into, in the form of the soon-to-be vacated detention center in Gainesville.
The city of Gainesville and Hall County have come to an understanding about Glades Reservoir.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said a new fire station in North Hall will improve insurance rates only on the condition that a second ladder truck is secured by the county.
The Hall County School District is the fastest-growing in the country for public charter school students.
Roadwork supporting New Holland Marketplace in Gainesville is mostly done, and newly installed traffic lights should be operational by year's end.
More than a year later, the murder of Nelson Garner remains a mystery.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter's announcement that he would retire at the end of the school year left friends and colleagues praising his service and dedication.