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Local businesswoman to run against Hamrick for Gainesville council seat

As qualifying wrapped up in Gainesville and some other area cities on Wednesday, local businesswoman Debra Harkrider filed papers stating her official intention to run for the Gainesville City Council.

August 31, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


One killed, 6 seriously injured in Tuesday morning wrecks

One man is dead after a wreck Tuesday morning on McEver Road at Gould Road in front of Free Chapel Worship Center.

August 31, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Gainesville school board lowers tax rate slightly

Gainesville taxpayers will have a little less of a load this year.

August 30, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Chamber sees 'bump in growth' for Hall County

OAKWOOD - Existing industry in Hall County is seeing a "bump in growth," a Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce official told South Hall business leaders Tuesday.

August 30, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawsonville man faces felony drug charges

A 42-year-old Dawsonville man was arrested Monday after he was accused of shooting an intruder who authorities say was attempting to take marijuana plants from his property early Sunday.

August 30, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Graves seeks public's input

U.S. Rep. Tom Graves will hold town hall meetings this week in Northeast Georgia to discuss issues and hear from residents in the 9th District, which includes Hall County.

August 30, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Teachers learn how to use LEGOs as educational tool

LEGOs are more than just plastic bricks these days. Now, they're ways to get kids interested in math, science and creative writing.

August 30, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


2 traffic signals on Atlanta Highway may be removed

Gainesville officials may evaluate in the coming weeks whether two traffic signals on Atlanta Highway are still needed.

August 30, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Economy factors into college enrollment

When the economy went down, Lanier Technical College's enrollment went up.

August 30, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Gwinnett judge to review Lutz recall

A judge from Gwinnett County has been chosen to review the merits of an application to recall Hall County Commissioner Craig Lutz.

August 30, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


America Remembers 9/11: How has your life changed?

It started as a beautiful fall day in lower Manhattan. The crystal blue sky gave no hint of the horror that was about to be unleashed. Soon Islamic terrorists hijacked passenger jets and crashed them into the World Trade Center and then the Pentagon in Washington. In the skies over Pennsylvania, passengers fought back, forcing their plane to crash in a field, not some unknown target in Washington.

August 30, 2011 | | Local




Flowery Branch taxes could go up to pay for city lights

Flowery Branch officials want to hear from residents on a proposal to recover the costs of the city's street lights.

August 30, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lottery sales boosted by many who don’t use education programs

HOPE is a burden carried mostly by Georgia's lower income, its uneducated and its minorities.

August 30, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


For a lucky few lottery players, small investments mean big payouts

Vernon Broom started playing the lottery about 12 years ago. Four years ago, he bought a $2 Jumbo Bucks scratch-off ticket at Petrofast Food Store in Gainesville.

August 30, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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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


Property values growing in Hall

Hall County real estate assessments jumped $275 million in 2017, and county leaders would need to roll back the tax rate almost 4 percent to ...

May 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Green Street group home in hands of City Council

May 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Memorial Day parade to march on without Cecil Boswell

Gainesville's annual Memorial Day parade will have the same patriotic flair, from high schoolers marching with their band instruments and antique cars tooling down ...

May 27, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


20-year-old killed in Browns Bridge Road head-on collision

A 20-year-old Gainesville driver was killed in a wreck Friday afternoon on Browns Bridge Road/Ga. 369 at Memorial Park Drive, according to authorities.

May 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Movie starring the ‘The Rock’ filming scene in Gainesville

A scene for a movie starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is being filmed in Gainesville near the Brenau University campus.

May 27, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


3 escape boat destroyed by fire

A boat was destroyed in a fire Saturday afternoon in the area of Van Pugh Campground on Lake Lanier.

May 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Venezuelan siblings quickly made Chestatee High their new home

Juan and Isabel Rosillo Hernandez had a few more things on their plate than the average high school senior.

May 27, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Johnson High School sends off its senior class

Johnson High School marked the graduation of its senior class Friday afternoon with commencement exercises at Free Chapel Worship Center. The school graduated 285 seniors.

May 27, 2017 | | Local


18-year-old extradited to Hall County on rape, molestation charges

An 18-year-old man is facing rape and aggravated child molestation charges in a case involving three underage victims which occurred over a period of three ...

May 27, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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