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Emergency workers get school bus safety training

School bus safety may not be the first thing parents think about when sending their children off to school, but it's an important issue to Hall County law enforcement agencies.

August 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Operation shaving cream more than halfway toward goal

Operation Shaving Cream is charging ahead, more than halfway toward its goal of 10,200 cans of the potentially life-saving product being shipped to a waiting U.S. Marine company in Afghanistan.

August 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Legislature reconvenes Monday on transportation tax, political boundaries

The legislature will reconvene Monday to begin redrawing the state's political boundaries and discuss a statewide referendum for a tax that would fund transportation projects across the state.

August 10, 2011 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Flowery Branch man faces child porn charges

A Flowery Branch man was charged Friday with 368 counts of child pornography along with manufacturing marijuana and felony possession of marijuana.

August 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


YMCA withdraws Hall County parks proposal

The YMCA has withdrawn a proposal to help run the Hall County Parks and Leisure Services Department.

August 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Area housing construction is on the rise

The nation's economic recovery has been soft, to say the least, and another recession may be around the bend.

August 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Power company’s tree cutting raises concern

Until last week, five trees stood between Jerry Morrison's home and Bryant Quarter Road.

August 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


City Council to approve federal grant for greenway

Gainesville is going to get a little greener and cleaner with the help of a federal trail grant.

August 10, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


$7,000 reward offered for information on missing trailer

A $4,000 reward for information about a missing trailer and equipment is now up to $7,000 after four North Georgia cleaning companies contributed to the fund.

August 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Registration for Brenau community classes will start Thursday

Registration for Brenau University Learning and Leisure Institute's fall term of courses and enrollment for the 2010-2011 academic year begins at 4 p.m. Thursday in Thurmond-McRae Lecture Hall, next to the Brenau Trustee Library on Academy Street in Gainesville.

August 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Local investors remain cautious

Following the Dow Jones Industrial's worst point drop since December 2008, local investors remained cautious, but for the most part continued to invest.

August 09, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Discussion on Hall recreation program delayed

YMCA officials who were on-hand to pitch their plan for taking over county recreation services will have to wait until Thursday.

August 09, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Retail businesses eye Hall for expansion

After years of closings and empty lots in the retail sector, Hall County is seeing a fresh crop of retail stores.

August 09, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Hall officials map out new commission districts

The move to find new district lines for the Hall County Board of Commissioners will begin this week, and officials hope to submit the new maps to the General Assembly before a special legislative session ends later this month.

August 09, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Appalachian clinic gets grant to keep clinics open

The Appalachian Nurse Practitioner Clinic got a new lifeline last week. A $1.8 million federal grant will allow the main campus facility and a satellite clinic to keep their doors open.

August 09, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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El Capote offers fruit, ice cream in family business

Varieties of fruit cups, ice cream and warm, freshly-made waffle cones are among the desserts offered at a business that opened last week in Gainesville

June 25, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Traffic roundabouts are all the rage for Hall roads

Several roundabouts are emerging throughout Hall County, including this one on Lights Ferry Road at Mitchell Street in Flowery Branch.

June 25, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County bears higher cost for children's defenders

Hall County will add $200,000 to the fiscal year 2018 budget for indigent defense to help cover the growing costs of children's attorneys ...

June 25, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


J.W. Truck Sales fills huge Oakwood lot you can see 'from outer space'

A longtime empty lot overlooking Interstate 985 in Oakwood is far from that now.

June 25, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Low Lanier water levels are sidelining home sellers

The Spiron family bought their home on Lake Lanier to do some fishing - and the house is their bait.

June 25, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville Middle offers a different kind of summer school

In one classroom at Gainesville Middle School last week, eighth-graders were working with a choreographer from the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, perfecting dance moves ...

June 25, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Road Atlanta remembers beloved ‘Turn 7 Girl’

BRASELTON - With a mixture of tears and laughter, the Road Atlanta racing family remembered their "Turn 7 Girl," Hazel Harrell, in a memorial service Saturday ...

June 24, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


The Times' Rogers earns 6 photo awards in AP contest

The Times earned two first-place awards and 11 overall in the annual Associated Press Media Editors contest for newspapers in Georgia.

June 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


South Hall school redistricting opponents might not attend board vote

Residents of South Hall who opposed a Hall County school redistricting plan during public hearings last month might not be on hand for a final ...

June 24, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Greek restaurant coming to Gainesville

With their lives in Greece behind them, Christos Nicolaou and Sarah Griffin are bringing their culture to Gainesville through a little restaurant at the corner ...

June 24, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Hall man appeals murder conviction to Ga. Supreme Court

A Hall County man is appealing his life prison sentence and murder conviction to the Georgia Supreme Court, where his attorney will argue the victim ...

June 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Fire department recruits show off skills to families

Amid the smoke and smells of burning debris, Luanne Cape and family watch her son go to work.

June 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


GBI seeks help identifying body found in Commerce

Law enforcement needs help from the public to identify a body found in February near Interstate 85 in Banks County.

June 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lula to host classic car show Saturday

Dozens of classic cars will be on display in Lula today during the annual Classic Car Show organized by the Downtown Development Authority.

June 23, 2017 | | Local


Slide show: Sometimes team-building calls for a 'redneck regatta'

Employees at internet marketing company GetUWired spent some of their Friday in a "redneck regatta" on Lake Lanier.

June 23, 2017 | Scott Rogers | Local


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