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Residents dream of riches in Mega Millions lottery

Katie Kearns said she plans to permanently retire if she winds up with the winning Mega Millions lottery ticket tonight.

December 30, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Residents to take the plunge in the Polar Bear Swim

As a way to get his body acclimated to cold water, George Wangemann used to start every morning from September to Jan. 1 with an ice cold shower.

December 30, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Officers out in full force on New Year’s

Hard to imagine the men and women pulled over Thursday would offer police gratitude.

December 30, 2010 | Erin Rossiter | Local


YMCA expanding services

Starting in February, the Georgia Mountains YMCA will expand by taking over the operations of Lumpkin County Parks and Recreation facilities.

December 29, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Deputy released from hospital after surgery

A Dawson County sheriff's deputy who collapsed while en route to a call last week has been released from the hospital after undergoing emergency surgery.

December 29, 2010 | Times regional staff | Local


Doctor offers new procedure

When Charlie Brown had hip replacement surgery in 2002, the painful recovery meant weeks of using a walker followed by weeks of leaning on a cane.

December 29, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


A 2nd woman dies after Dec. fire

Officials are awaiting autopsy reports to determine if a Dec. 16 fire is responsible for the death of a second woman.

December 29, 2010 | BY MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Police searching for suspect in kidnapping, attempted rape

Gwinnett County Police officers are relying on the public to help identify a man wanted in connection with a Dec. 13 kidnapping and attempted rape in Buford.

December 29, 2010 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Local choir practicing for Deal’s inaugural prayer service

It takes about an hour and plenty of musical notes to prepare for Gov.-elect Nathan Deal's inaugural prayer service.

December 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Progress could be made in 2011 on new vets clinic

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is moving forward on plans to replace the overcrowded veterans outpatient clinic off Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood.

December 29, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville officer named Safe Kids program director

They don't need fresh images to trigger a child safety lesson. Men and women who respond to emergencies stress prevention because they harbor raw memories.

December 29, 2010 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Officials seek 5-day response for records requests

Local officials are looking for a little leeway on the Open Records Act from state legislators during the upcoming legislative session.

December 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Local experts say home values may soon stabilize

Local real estate experts say home prices in Hall County could see signs of stability in the new year after economic uncertainty and unemployment kept many potential home buyers on the sidelines in 2010.

December 28, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Sheriff’s officials still looking for home invasion suspects

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is continuing its search for three men involved in a Sunday home invasion that resulted in an Oakwood woman being shot.

December 28, 2010 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Vacancy ahead for Northeast Ga. on transportation board

Northeast Georgia could be without a representative on the State Transportation Board for a couple of months.

December 28, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Harvick wins at New Hampshire to advance to 2nd round

LOUDON, N.H. - Kevin Harvick has thrived as NASCAR's version of a Game 7 master, steeling his nerves and flourishing in those win-or-else races ...

September 25, 2016 | By Dan Gelston Associated Press | Local


Heart failure unit opening at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville

Patients suffering from heart failure now can get help through the area's first advanced inpatient heart failure treatment unit at Northeast Georgia Medical Center ...

September 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Low jobless rate doesn't give full picture in Hall

The August unemployment rate of just 4.4 percent in metropolitan Gainesville, which includes all of Hall County, is both a positive sign of local ...

September 25, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Second phase of Cleveland bypass is halfway done

Work is halfway done on the second phase of the long-awaited four-lane Appalachian Parkway on the west side of Cleveland.

September 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Not-guilty verdict in stabbing trial ‘upsetting’ to family of victim

After watching the weeklong trial, family members of Iris Romero-Banegas said they couldn't believe the not guilty verdict on murder charges faced by Ofelia ...

September 25, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Flowery Branch parking scarcity seen as a ‘good problem’ as city grows

The two friends like to "hunt out" fun places to visit, and that search brought them Wednesday to downtown Flowery Branch, where they enjoyed a ...

September 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Amputee taekwondo instructor teaches students to never give up

Lydia Meek will not be held back.

September 25, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


Preparing for work: Business, schools focus on what’s next for students

Hall County schools and businesses want to connect students with employers. That mirrors state efforts, which have been recognized nationally.

September 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Man’s beating exposes homeless camp horrors under Queen City Bridge

The grounds are lined with trash rather than flowers. No birds sing from shaking limbs along the gravel road entrance. And the stray cats act ...

September 25, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Taste of Gainesville serves up a savory Saturday by Lake Lanier

At one time, Taste of Gainesville was called Dinner on the Docks. But by any name, the fare is just as delicious.

September 24, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


SLIDESHOW: Don Carter State Park tunes up at Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival

Friends of Don Carter State Park sponsored the third annual Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival on Saturday to raise awareness for the park and supply funding ...

September 24, 2016 | Erin Smith | Local


Lake Lanier’s shoreline gets a fall cleanup

New year, different trash

September 24, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Gainesville High School teacher named geographic society fellow

Sandy Rivera is teaching AP human geography - and an advanced placement course - at Gainesville High School for the first time.

September 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Customers, co-workers mourn passing of Hawaiian shirt-clad ‘Coffee King’

For 14 years, Gene "Coffee King" Burch, 68, would hold court as the manager of Common Grounds Coffee Shoppe and Deli in Flowery Branch.

September 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Man dies in fiery wrong-way crash on I-85

A Virginia man going the wrong way on Interstate 85 in Jackson County was killed in a fiery crash early Friday when his vehicle struck ...

September 23, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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