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Lanier Tech now expanding Dawson campus

DAWSONVILLE - Lanier Technical College broke ground on a major expansion Thursday that will more than double educational space at its Dawson County campus.

September 15, 2011 | BY MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


2 area schools earn national recognition

Blue ribbons are given out for many things: Prize-winning jams, science fair projects and art show submissions, to name a few.

September 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Harvest of Hope set for Saturday

Although a cancer diagnosis can be a very personal situation, Harvest of Hope organizers are showing people they don't have to suffer through their treatment alone.

September 15, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


WomenSource hosts annual Power of the Purse fundraiser

The Chattahoochee Country Club was filled with "ooh's" and "ahh's" Thursday night as about 250 women caught a glimpse of the latest fashions.

September 15, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Empty Bowl Lunch grows to more than 450 bowls

"Hunger isn't the silent epidemic that it was," said Kay Blackstock, director of Georgia Mountain Food Bank.

September 15, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Football field honors coach, teacher and bus driver

When the Lakeview Academy Lions take the field on Friday nights, they're stomping turf named for former coach Jock Hornor.

September 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Man injured in accident faces charges in previous wreck

The driver involved in an accident on Aug. 31 on Friendship Road that seriously injured him and his two children faces several charges from a wreck in Gwinnett County in May.

September 15, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


ACF looks for truce in Lanier water war

A group seeking solutions to the water-sharing wars between Georgia, Florida and Alabama is taking its first significant steps toward that goal.

September 15, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Hoschton man identified as motorcycle crash victim

BUFORD - Gwinnett County authorities say a motorcyclist who was killed in an accident on Interstate 85 apparently hit an airborne tire tread that had been struck by another vehicle.

September 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


Hall residents urged to pay for tags online

Today is Terrie Dechard's birthday.

September 14, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Ex-Dawson clerk of court gets 2-year prison term

Dawson County's former clerk of court will spend the next 24 months in prison after pleading guilty to federal tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud charges.

September 14, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Woman charged with forging checks at grocery store

A Gainesville woman is accused of forging five checks totaling more than $800 at Ingles grocery store, 4260 Winder Highway in South Hall.

September 14, 2011 | | Local


Deer hunt planned for Riverside Drive area

Deer are not always the cute creatures portrayed in Bambi. In fact, they can be a real nuisance in areas like Gainesville.

September 14, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Local SAT scores slightly drop in most schools

Standardized test scores have been a major criteria in the college admissions game for years, but some say their importance might be wavering.

September 14, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Jackson County narrows manager search to 3

Jackson County has narrowed its search for a new county manager to three.

September 14, 2011 | By LeAnne Akin Times regional staff | Local


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Traffic roundabouts are all the rage for Hall roads

Several roundabouts are emerging throughout Hall County, including this one on Lights Ferry Road at Mitchell Street in Flowery Branch.

June 25, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County bears higher cost for children's defenders

Hall County will add $200,000 to the fiscal year 2018 budget for indigent defense to help cover the growing costs of children's attorneys ...

June 25, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


J.W. Truck Sales fills huge Oakwood lot you can see 'from outer space'

A longtime empty lot overlooking Interstate 985 in Oakwood is far from that now.

June 25, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Low Lanier water levels are sidelining home sellers

The Spiron family bought their home on Lake Lanier to do some fishing - and the house is their bait.

June 25, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville Middle offers a different kind of summer school

In one classroom at Gainesville Middle School last week, eighth-graders were working with a choreographer from the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, perfecting dance moves ...

June 25, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Road Atlanta remembers beloved ‘Turn 7 Girl’

BRASELTON - With a mixture of tears and laughter, the Road Atlanta racing family remembered their "Turn 7 Girl," Hazel Harrell, in a memorial service Saturday ...

June 24, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


The Times' Rogers earns 6 photo awards in AP contest

The Times earned two first-place awards and 11 overall in the annual Associated Press Media Editors contest for newspapers in Georgia.

June 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


South Hall school redistricting opponents might not attend board vote

Residents of South Hall who opposed a Hall County school redistricting plan during public hearings last month might not be on hand for a final ...

June 24, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Greek restaurant coming to Gainesville

With their lives in Greece behind them, Christos Nicolaou and Sarah Griffin are bringing their culture to Gainesville through a little restaurant at the corner ...

June 24, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Hall man appeals murder conviction to Ga. Supreme Court

A Hall County man is appealing his life prison sentence and murder conviction to the Georgia Supreme Court, where his attorney will argue the victim ...

June 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Fire department recruits show off skills to families

Amid the smoke and smells of burning debris, Luanne Cape and family watch her son go to work.

June 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


GBI seeks help identifying body found in Commerce

Law enforcement needs help from the public to identify a body found in February near Interstate 85 in Banks County.

June 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lula to host classic car show Saturday

Dozens of classic cars will be on display in Lula today during the annual Classic Car Show organized by the Downtown Development Authority.

June 23, 2017 | | Local


Slide show: Sometimes team-building calls for a 'redneck regatta'

Employees at internet marketing company GetUWired spent some of their Friday in a "redneck regatta" on Lake Lanier.

June 23, 2017 | Scott Rogers | Local


Jim Grier announces run for Lula mayor

A Lula-based businessman and civic leader will attempt what others have tried and failed to do - oust the city's four-term mayor from office.

June 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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