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OAKWOOD - All eyes were on the skies Friday morning at West Hall High School, as a Georgia Army National Guard unit arrived in a Black Hawk helicopter.
What a mess. About 3,000 gallons of black, sticky, liquid asphalt oozed out over a sizable stretch of Ga. 365 at White Sulphur Road on Thursday morning after an asphalt tanker truck tipped over, creating traffic tie-ups along the route that lasted most of the day. The ensuing cleanup required using a milling machine to grind down and dispose of the excess asphalt that settled and hardened on ...
The Times' advertising department won nine first-place awards for advertising excellence at the recent Georgia Press Association awards banquet.
The county is inching closer to having a new drinking water reservoir, Hall County officials said Thursday.
Just as soaring food prices and stagnant incomes have put the squeeze on family budgets, many of Georgia's school systems are in a similar bind.
Advocates for the poor met Friday in Gainesville's new Fair Street Neighborhood Center to discuss community issues that affect the poor and homeless in Gainesville-Hall County.
BRASELTON - Cyclists and couch potatoes alike turned up to see what professional cycling was all about in the Tour de Georgia's first visit to Road Atlanta, a track usually reserved for motorsport events.
Sometimes the country's first black military airmen receive a dull, two paragraph blurb in scholastic history books.
The day after Earth Day, Gainesville State College professor Sudhanshu Panda offered his own version of an "inconvenient truth."
Another Hall County school system student has been selected to attend the Governor's Honors Program this summer.
Arson damaged a vacant house Wednesday evening at Winder and Atlanta highways in Oakwood, Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said.
The Tour de Georgia rolled into Road Atlanta today, giving cycling fans a chance to see a team time trial.
Upscale restaurants may soon find Flowery Branch a more attractive place to do business.
The message, authorities say, is apparently getting out.
Positions in manufacturing are consistent as the market grows, but employer demands seem to be outpacing employee skills.
Gainesville's youth detention center will be accommodating more offenders, according to Thursday's Department of Juvenile Justice announcement to close the Gwinnett Regional Youth Detention Center by June 2014.
Except for an area off the Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway bridge in Gainesville over the Chattahoochee River, Lake Lanier met water quality standards in 2013.
Sunday afternoon on Green Street saw rain, cold temperatures and the arrival of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, albeit 17 days before Christmas Day.
A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and injured a man who approached deputies early Sunday wielding "a large weapon thought to be a sword or machete."
Saturday morning, local residents will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville honoring veterans, both past and present.
Gainesville Public Utilities Department Director Kelly Randall said fewer companies were cited this year than previously for noncompliance with federal wastewater regulations.
Hall County has set a Dec. 19 deadline to receive proposals from consultants applying to help complete an update of a long-range transportation plan.
A North Hall County family of four is homeless after a fire destroyed its home Sunday morning.
The closer Christmas gets, the more excitement begins to fill the air.
A Gainesville church is continuing a tradition that may go on hiatus next year.
Work is finished on an extensive paving project at Lake Lanier parks and campgrounds, the biggest of three improvement projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first use of federal road dollars.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested four people Thursday charged with stealing a utility trailer and motorcycle.
A private tri-state water group has worked several years to find a water-sharing solution in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin that includes Lake Lanier, something that has eluded Georgia, Alabama and Florida for two decades.
The Georgia State Patrol on Friday identified the victim of a Wednesday afternoon fatal wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road as Paula J. Harper of Commerce.