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Flowery Branch budget tighter, but no tax increase planned

Flowery Branch's budget for fiscal 2012, which takes effect July 1, is still "a work in progress," but at this point, "it looks as if we will not raise property taxes," Mayor Mike Miller said Monday.

May 17, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


High gas prices curb driver habits

As summer gets under way, Linda Crowe should be finalizing arrangements for a road trip through Maine that she had planned. But as gas prices top $4 a gallon, she, like many travelers, instead finds herself crunching the numbers.

May 17, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


Ex-deputy pleads guilty to touching 3-year-old

A former Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator whose job was to look into allegations of misconduct within the agency pleaded guilty Monday to sexual battery involving a 3-year-old girl.

May 17, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


City may update pool room rules

Gainesville may change the way pool rooms operate in the city.

May 17, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville schools: Furloughs, no tax hike in 2012

Gainesville City Schools will likely roll up the millage rate and impose furlough days to balance the fiscal year 2012 budget.

May 16, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Oakwood planners recommend design standards for 250-acre area

Oakwood took a major step Monday night toward setting development standards for a 250-acre downtown area, including the nearly finished Thurmon Tanner Parkway, as part of its Oakwood 2030 plans.

May 16, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County Schools’ 2012 budget woes “keep compounding”

Fluctuating tax digest numbers are continuing to cut away at an already bare Hall County Schools 2012 budget.

May 16, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


North Hall High students back in class after smoke forced evacuation

North Hall High School was evacuated this morning after an incident in a science classroom caused smoke.

May 16, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville resident searches for police badge

Charles Bishop's police badge brings back many memories from his 30 years as an officer on Tybee Island.

May 15, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Gainesville to increase wastewater surcharge fees

Gainesville's public utilities department is increasing industrial surcharge fees for the first time in 15 years.

May 15, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Lake meeting’s speaker could address water levels

The "water wars" between Georgia, Alabama and Florida is likely to surface as a topic at the Lake Lanier Association's annual membership meeting Thursday.

May 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Junior Achievement to honor 2 business leaders

Junior Achievement will honor two of Gainesville's premiere business leaders, Gus Whalen and Jim Walters, with induction Thursday into the Northeast Georgia Business Hall of Fame.

May 15, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Hall mails tax assessment notices

Hall County sent out more than 75,000 tax assessment notices to residents on Friday, but officials want to make sure they don't pay their taxes just yet.

May 15, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Other uses being considered for federal transportation money

Area government officials are looking for ways to tap into a pot of federal transportation dollars, now that plans for a Hall County freight study that would have used that money have been shelved.

May 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Butterflies launched at Gainesville park

Some 1,500 butterflies filled the skies Sunday afternoon over Wilshire Trails Park in Gainesville.

May 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Atlanta man charged with shooting woman in North Hall

An Atlanta man was charged with assault Saturday, accused of shooting a woman in the face, Hall County Sheriff's Office officials said.

March 25, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Car slumber event aims to open eyes to homeless

Nine people slept in their cars Friday night to raise awareness of homelessness in Hall County.

March 25, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Church volunteers make meals, work on homes, clean yards on Great Day of Service

For the past 11 years, Gainesville United Methodist Church has held its Great Day of Service event to give back to the community.

March 25, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Family safely escapes house fire in South Hall

Fire caused extensive damage to a South Hall County home Friday night, but all the residents escaped unharmed, including the family cat.

March 25, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville domestic violence center seeks new home

Before the lease runs out on its Gainesville shelter, Gateway Domestic Violence Center announced Friday its plans to find a new facility with three times ...

March 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Community raises funds for family of Jackson County man killed in storm

Tuesday's thunderstorm left Kylie Combs without her husband.

March 24, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Rabies case involving skunk confirmed in Lula

Hall County confirmed its fourth case of rabies this year on Friday after a rabid skunk came in contact with a dog in Lula.

March 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville man guilty on all counts in assault, kidnapping case

A Gainesville man was found guilty Friday morning of assaulting a local Muslim leader and abducting a 1-year-old child.

March 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local




Fire destroys Flowery Branch house

Fire destroyed a small house Friday in Flowery Branch.

March 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


DFCS, churches working to recruit foster parents

Climbing higher and higher, the number of Hall County children in foster care reached 250 in February, Division of Family and Children Services foster care ...

March 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lane closures planned again on I-985

Roadwork may slow traffic again this weekend on Interstate 985 as crews work on the interstate bridge at Queen City Parkway in Gainesville.

March 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Choices gala speaker calls for advocates to rally against abortion, be 'heroes' for unborn

A national anti-abortion speaker called on a South Hall crowd Thursday night to be "heroes" in ongoing work to save unborn babies and minister to ...

March 23, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Jury deliberates assault, kidnapping case involving threats against Muslim cleric

After a few hours of discussion Thursday afternoon, a Hall County jury will return Friday morning for further deliberation on the assault and kidnapping case ...

March 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


$500K in pills seized in Hall drug bust

Authorities found more than $500,000 worth of pills in a Hall County home March 14, according to authorities.

March 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


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