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Closings cram tests into 1 day

Cramming for final exams will take on a new meaning today for Hall County and Gainesville students.

December 16, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Icy weather caused more than 100 wrecks on Hall roads

The Hall County Sheriff's Office has worked 101 weather-related wrecks since 6 p.m. Wednesday, spokesman Col. Jeff Strickland said this morning.

December 16, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville man sentenced to life in prison in murder case

Billy D. Nicely was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after a jury found him guilty of two counts of felony murder, one count of cruelty to a child in the first degree and one count of aggravated assault.

December 16, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Ga. revenue chief says he will be replaced

State Revenue Commissioner Bart Graham has told his employees he will be replaced, preempting an official announcement from Gov.-elect Nathan Deal's transition team.

December 16, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Tax proposals being debated

The focus is on taxes as lawmakers plan to make up the $1.5 billion hole in the state's budget in January.

December 16, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


‘Lion chaser’ honored

Wednesday was a celebration of Lt. Art Jetton's life.

December 16, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Student OK after being hit by Hall school bus

A kindergarten student is recovering at home today after being hit by a Hall County school bus Wednesday morning.

December 16, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Students raise money to buy presents for foster children

For children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect, the holiday season can be a difficult time.

December 16, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Demolition gets closer for old public safety building

Gainesville motorists will see a large fence go up today around the city's old public safety building on Jesse Jewell Parkway as demolition starts.

December 16, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Brenau to offer doctoral degrees

Brenau University will begin accepting doctorate students in August for the first time in its 132-year history.

December 16, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


COMING SUNDAY: Tangling with Traffic

The line of cars snakes slowly through the intersection, the roads congested in both directions. You creep forward, hoping to make the light before it changes, knowing that if you don't, it will be several more minutes before you can take your foot off the brake.

December 15, 2010 | | Local


Woman hospitalized after stabbing in South Hall

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is searching for a person suspected of stabbing a woman in the stomach this morning at a South Hall home.

December 15, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Former Forsyth County official found dead

December 15, 2010 | | Local


Hall fire crews battle Lula mobile home blaze

Firefighters are still working to extinguish a fire that broke out this morning in Lula, according to Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell.

December 15, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Deliberations begin in child death trial

Attorneys gave their closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of Billy D. Nicely, a Hall County man accused of killing his girlfriend's 1-year-old daughter.

December 14, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


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Not-guilt 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




First Baptist’s annual emporium benefits horse therapy ranch

Women shopping for and selling a variety of items, including clothing, accessories, home decor and Christmas gifts, filled First Baptist Church in Gainesville on Friday.

September 23, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Watching the debate Monday? Join the conversation

Millennials may already match baby boomers in terms of their share of the American electorate, but a new poll reveals that only 32 percent of ...

September 23, 2016 | Times staff, wire reports | Local


How to make your own fairy house for your garden

You never know what mythical creatures are around.

September 22, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


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