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Hospital to collect cord blood

On Monday, Northeast Georgia Medical Center will become the second hospital in the state where parents can donate their child's umbilical cord blood, a stem-cell-rich tissue once considered medical waste but now proven to treat several life-threatening illnesses.

December 05, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Network offers Christmas fun for seniors

The holidays are often a time when people look forward to fun-filled family celebrations, but for some seniors the holidays don't always bring tidings of good cheer.

December 04, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Gainesville schools aim to make most of heating energy

As temperatures cool down this winter, school officials in Gainesville are asking staff to close doors to help save money and keep classrooms warm, David Shumake, assistant superintendent of instruction said.

December 04, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Minister’s good heart, sense of humor remembered

The Rev. Jack Sosby was never one to neglect a person in need - even someone he had never met.

December 04, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Library program gets kids’ cards in troops’ hands

Last year, one Gainesville family had a simple gift for an American soldier. On a piece of construction paper, they traced their newborn's tiny palms and wrote below them, "Hands reaching out to you and wishing you peace."

December 04, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Teens sleep outside to see homelessness firsthand

More than 40 young people abandoned the comfort of their beds Friday night to sleep outside St. Michael Catholic Church in Gainesville.

December 04, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Grant could help Gainesville complete greenway

Gainesville officials are "moving full steam ahead" on the midtown greenway project as they apply for grants to finish up construction of the multi-use trail.

December 04, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Oakwood residents drink in Christmas festivities

Oakwood's Community Christmas Celebration put a lot of holiday spirit into one event - music, lights, Santa on a firetruck, tables of crafts, plus marshmallows and hot chocolate.

December 04, 2010 | Lauren Blais | Local


Lula sewer plant almost finished

Lula is wrapping up construction on its new wastewater treatment plant, which likely will be up and running by January.

December 04, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Flowery Branch police search yields quart jars of marijuana

A search Thursday by Flowery Branch police turned up 71 quart jars of marijuana and a 5-gallon plastic container of marijuana at a residence in the 1500 block of Treepark Circle, according to Gerald Lanich, chief of the Flowery Branch Police Department.

December 04, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Monday’s South Hall shooting ruled accidental

The Hall County Sheriff's Office has determined Monday's South Hall shooting that resulted in a man's abdomen injuries was accidental.

December 03, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Pilot program in Hall County aims to combat child obesity

The effort to combat child obesity, which has more than tripled in recent decades, became local Thursday when the first focus groups of a national pilot program met in Hall County.

December 03, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Green Street closed for event

Drivers passing through Gainesville this weekend should note a new route as roads close for Sunday's Christmas on Green Street event.

December 02, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Unemployed frustrated over possible loss of aid

After Janice Bradley receives her next unemployment benefits check, she may pack up her belongings, lock the door on her Gainesville home and move north to live with her father in Illinois.

December 02, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Gainesville store books 3 authors

If you've got a few book lovers on your holiday shopping list, then the Hall Book Exchange may have just the thing for you.

December 02, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


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State lifts seasonal burn ban today

Georgia's open burning ban will be lifted starting today.

October 01, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Annual candlelight event to honor deceased children

Parents and families mourning the loss of a child can join others experiencing the same suffering in an annual candlelight remembrance event this month.

October 01, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Surgeon does outpatient robotic prostate surgery

Victor Bedzyk, a retired White County resident, looked as he said he felt - "pretty well."

October 01, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Interstate 85/985 work still has long way to go

Sorry Interstate 985 commuters, you will not get a winter break.

October 01, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


DOT plans work on Ga. 53 next week

State Department of Transportation crews plan construction work on Ga. 53 near Braselton next week to replace a new cross drainage pipe.

October 01, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


No verdict yet in sexual battery case

After a day of deliberations, a jury mulling the case of Jamieson Leland Allen did not return a verdict Friday.

October 01, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Movie within movie films in Dahlonega

Downtown Dahlonega will be a movie set this week - for the third time in a year.

September 30, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall authorities aid in capture during manhunt

Hall County authorities assisted in the search and capture Friday evening of a suspect who was considered armed and dangerous.

September 30, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville woman accused of sexual relationship with 15-year-old boy

A Gainesville woman is accused of having a months-long sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy, according to authorities.

September 30, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Underwater Georgia helps homeowners struggling to pay mortgage

A new federally funded state program will provide a one-time payment of up to $50,000 for homeowners who owe more money on their mortgage ...

September 30, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Authorities identify body found Thursday in Lake Lanier

Authorities said Friday they believe a 65-year-old man fell off a dock and drowned in Lake Lanier.

September 30, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Sample November ballot for Hall voters now available

Hall County voters can now access a composite sample ballot for this year's local, state and national elections online.

September 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Jury hears closing arguments in sexual battery case

Both attorneys pleaded their cases Thursday to the jury regarding Jamieson Leland Allen, a Gainesville man accused of pretending to be a doctor before making ...

September 29, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Piedmont College cycling team receives donation of van

The Piedmont College cycling team has some new wheels - of the motor-powered kind.

September 29, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Homes, vehicle damaged in Buford fire

A man and a baby escaped a burning home uninjured Thursday afternoon in unincorporated Buford.

September 29, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


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