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Landfill gas may bring in cash for Hall

Hall County may collect methane gas from landfills and sell it to local industries after a study showed the process could be profitable.

July 25, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Ninth District Opportunity offers weatherization services

Ninth District Opportunity Inc. is accepting applications for home weatherization.

July 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Girardeau wins award for drug court work

After more than a decade as a superior court judge, John Girardeau was frustrated and disheartened after seeing the same faces in court year after year.

July 25, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Educators group creates learning center for shelter

Having a computer is something many people take for granted. For women and children living in a shelter, having a computer can mean a new life.

July 25, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Emerson's killer pleads not guilty to NC killings

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - A drifter convicted of killing Buford's Meredith Emerson pleaded not guilty today to charges that he killed two more people on a national forest trail in North Carolina.

July 25, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


15-year-old charged in vehicle break-in

A Flowery Branch juvenile is accused of breaking into a car and having some $1,000 in stolen items in his possession.

July 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


University spending continues to increase

While billions have been cut from state government's budget during the Great Recession, the University System of Georgia has been on a comparative spending spree.

July 24, 2011 | By James Salzer and Laura Diamond The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Local


Amicalola Falls competes to be named America's Favorite Park

The honor of America's Favorite Park is up for grabs and a park in Dawsonville is in the running.

July 24, 2011 | MICHELLE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Factors lead to higher gas prices

Local drivers are taking notice of escalating gas prices and many aren't sure of what they can do to ease the strain.

July 24, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Lake at its lowest level since 2007-09 drought

Lake Lanier's elevation has dropped to a level it hasn't been at since before a historic two-year drought that ravaged Georgia ended on Oct. 14, 2009.

July 24, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall school board to vote on energy-saving measure

The Hall County school board is set to vote on implementing phase one of a districtwide energy-saving plan at its meeting tonight.

July 24, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall progressing with road studies

One study has been finished on a major Hall County road project, while another is about to crank up.

July 24, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Readers share memories of the '96 Games

I remember watching the Olympic torch being carried into town. I worked at a company located on U.S. 129, and the owners kindly allowed us employees to go out and see the torch pass through. I brought my camera to work with me that day to take pictures. To this day I can remember the excitement of that moment when the torch passed by me. I took pictures of the torch run, of course. On the night the opening ceremonies were broadcast, I got very emotional and wept for joy when scenes of the Atlanta area, the Georgia coast ...

July 24, 2011 | | Local


Lanier venue is key to Hall's Olympic legacy, but faces uncertain future

Fifteen years ago this week, Gainesville-Hall County was awash in international attention.

July 24, 2011 | BY JEFF GILL AND LINDSEY ROBINSON | Local


Recalling '96 Olympic Games from ‘the bunker’

For the last 15 years, I've been the old-timer in the newsroom who conjures up memories from those surreal two weeks in 1996 when the Olympics came to town.

July 24, 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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