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Former parks director assumed he’d be ‘let go’

Recent county government exile Greg Walker said he doesn't have a new job yet, but the former parks director has been looking ever since the Hall County Board of Commissioners voted to cut funding to his department.

August 02, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Hawk caused South Hall power outage

A hawk put 9,000 people in South Hall out of power this morning after it landed on equipment inside a substation and caused a short, Jackson EMC spokeswoman Bonnie Jones said.

August 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville man returns from helping African refugees

James Jennings of Gainesville and his international relief organization, Conscience International, have returned from the famine-ravaged Horn of Africa, where they helped provide aid to starving refugees.

August 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall schools add technology to help students

The more Hall County school teachers use technology in the classroom, the closer the school board is to achieving its goal of blended learning.

August 02, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall's finance staff handling last rites for the poor

Budget cuts in Hall County have made the government's number crunchers the arbiters of taxpayer-funded burials.

August 02, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Red Elephant takes shape at Gainesville High School

The home of the Red Elephants is now home to a 3-ton red elephant sculpture.

August 02, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Gainesville schools get grant for fresh vegetables

Elementary students at three Gainesville schools are about to learn that fresh fruits and vegetables are anything but icky.

August 02, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Walker resigns as head of Hall's parks department

Greg Walker ended his term as Hall County's parks director Monday, the apparent consequence of commissioners' plans to transform recreation services in Hall County.

August 02, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Body found at cemetery identified as Hispanic man

A Hispanic man in his early fifties was found dead Saturday afternoon at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville.

August 02, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Humane Society of Northeast Georgia offers dog adoptions for half price

Hans has spent most of his life indoors. In spite of that he eagerly greets all of his visitors hoping they will take him outside to play.

August 01, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Gainesville school board to consider ownership of Bobby Gruhn Field

The Gainesville Board of Education is expected to approve ownership of Bobby Gruhn Field at its meeting tonight.

August 01, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


No sales tax holiday breeds back-to-school bargain hunters

The kid's shoes won't fit for much longer and they've outgrown all of last year's clothes.

July 31, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Road projects list to get cut down again

What big Hall County road projects will get cut?

July 31, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall property tax bills are in the mail

A littler earlier than usual, bills for Hall County's 84,000 property taxpayers are in the mail today.

July 31, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


DA clears deputies in July 11 shooting

Saying "the conclusion was clear from the evidence," Hall County District Attorney Lee Darragh has cleared two Hall County sheriff's deputies of any wrongdoing in a fatal shooting July 11 at Harbour Point subdivision.

July 31, 2011 | Keith Albertson | Local


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Superintendent: New schools require new district lines in South Hall

Discussions about redrawing school district lines in South Hall come 2018 should be focused on where the lines are drawn, not whether the lines are ...

May 29, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall Sheriff's Office, Fire Services perform Memorial Day vigil

In a more somber setting across town from the annual Memorial Day Parade on Green Street, honor guards took part in a 24-hour changing of ...

May 29, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville celebrates veterans during annual Memorial Day parade

From their customary spot near the Pinnacle Bank sign, Jim and Carolyn Ebert of Gainesville carried out an annual tradition Monday - watching the Memorial Day ...

May 29, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Woman charged with DUI in wreck critically injuring 6-year-old son

A Cleveland woman will be charged with DUI in a Sunday evening wreck that critically injured her 6-year-old son, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

May 29, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


GBI warns of dangerous counterfeit drugs

Since 2015, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation found six cases of drugs from Hall County stamped differently than their contents.

May 28, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities ID motorcyclist killed in Dawson wreck

Authorities have identified a man killed Friday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a passenger vehicle in the area of Beartooth Parkway and Ga. 400 ...

May 28, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Cove’s Law aims to help catch rare, reversible genetic condition at birth

A recent change in Georgia law will help parents and the Georgia Department of Public Health catch a rare genetic disorder in newborns before it ...

May 28, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


New Chestatee program helping students with disabilities, at-risk kids shows positive results

A new program targeting 50 Chestatee High School students who have disabilities or are considered at-risk appeared to show some positive results in its first ...

May 28, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


UNG remembers 2014 grad killed in Iraq, buried at Arlington National Cemetery

While the nation mourns the loss of those who paid the ultimate price in service to their country on this Memorial Day, the grieving is ...

May 28, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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


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