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1st woman to serve as NGCSU president is ‘student centered’

Bonita Jacobs has been named the next president of North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega.

May 10, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Developers trim 5 road projects off 2040 plan

To make ends meet, Hall County road planners have trimmed five projects - including major widenings - from the county's proposed 2040 transportation plan and are sharpening their ax to cut more.

May 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville Police crack down on parking around the square

It's time for downtown Gainesville merchants to watch where they park.

May 10, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Summer learning camp planned

Nearly 600 students will fight summer learning loss this year through a partnership between the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County and the local school systems.

May 10, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Tension rises when Oakwood council talks about police cars

OAKWOOD - Oakwood City Council got into a feisty discussion Monday night over the city's police cars, which Councilman Gary Anderson described as an "embarrassment."

May 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Repairs on the way for two Lake Lanier bridges

It's been a source of worry and nuisance for some time.

May 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall board votes to delay collection of impact fees

Hall County is changing the process for collecting impact fees.

May 10, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Stan Lewis named new principal at Johnson

Former Hall County Schools administrator Stan Lewis has been selected to take over as principal of Johnson High School for the 2011 academic year.

May 10, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Gov. visits White County to outline new obesity program

Gov. Nathan Deal took a road trip Monday morning to White County to talk about childhood obesity and a pilot program that's going statewide later this year.

May 10, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


4 firms bid for downtown Gainesville project

Four Atlanta-based firms have submitted proposals to redevelop 4 acres of downtown Gainesville.

May 10, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


ResuMAY event helps job seekers

Hiring managers study a resume for an average of five to 10 seconds before deciding to toss or keep the candidate.

May 09, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Flowery Branch senior moves up in Presidential Scholars competition

The accolades keep pouring in for Flowery Branch High School senior Jake S. Jacob.

May 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood in no rush to replace city planner

The city of Oakwood doesn't plan on rushing to replace retiring planner Larry Sparks.

May 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Funeral today for noted businessman

Work was just that to Bill Dupree - no goofing off or time for idle chitchat.

May 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Rubber ducks turn Lake Lanier yellow, for a good cause

A record number of ducks meant more money for a good cause.

May 08, 2011 | Joe Beasley | Local


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Massive fire causes portion of I-85 inside perimeter to collapse

Gov. Nathan Deal commended firefighters and other safety workers Thursday evening for their efforts in fighting the I-85 fire. The governor said, "to my knowledge ...

March 30, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Gainesville Middle School evacuated for bomb threat, ‘no credible threat’ found

Gainesville Middle School students were evacuated to First Baptist Church on Green Street on Thursday morning after a bomb threat was found written on a ...

March 30, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Dancing for a Cause announces its 10 local celebrities

Gentle ribbing has become a tradition among the 10 celebrities chosen for Dancing for a Cause every year, and 2017's panel is no exception.

March 30, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Old Hall jail demolition could start in May

Demolition of the old Hall County jail could start in May, Gainesville City Manager Bryan Lackey said Thursday morning.

March 30, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall unemployment rate drops sharply to 4.1 percent

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in February was 4.1 percent, down six-tenths of a percentage point from 4.7 percent in January, according to ...

March 30, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Adoption law update lingers on Georgia lawmakers’ last day

ATLANTA - Changes to Georgia adoption law that proponents call long overdue await a final vote entering the General Assembly's last day.

March 30, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Turn lane project at Ga. 53 and Green Hill Circle now set to start April 10

Extension of the westbound left-turn lane on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 at Green Hill Circle is now scheduled to start April 10 and finish up ...

March 30, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County to host victims’ rights week event

Officials in the Hall County Courthouse are hosting an event Friday to start the week of victims' rights recognition.

March 30, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Flowery Branch Target customers mourn beloved cashier

Anyone who picked Chris Shields' checkout line at Target in Flowery Branch knew they were in for a little joking around.

March 30, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Former Flowery Branch student cut from ‘Voice’

Georgia native Taylor Alexander was eliminated from NBC's "The Voice" on Tuesday.

March 30, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Fiery crash shuts down I-985 northbound

Interstate 985 Northbound was shut down Wednesday afternoon with a multi-vehicle crash, according to Gainesville Fire spokesman Keith Smith.

March 29, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Bill requiring boat titles likely pushed off to 2018 legislative session

A Georgia bill requiring boat titles is likely dead for this year's General Assembly session, which ends Thursday, but it could return next year.

March 29, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Boys & Girls Clubs expand scope, change name

Ala Harbin had not yet started kindergarten when she was drawn to the fun and games that attracted other neighborhood children to the Boys & Girls ...

March 29, 2017 | By Carlos Galarza and Clark Leonard cgalarza@gainesvilletimes.com, cleonard@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Lakeshore Mall sells for $6.8 million in auction

Lakeshore Mall sold for $6.8 million in a digital auction that ended Wednesday, said a source familiar with the process.

March 29, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


North Hall Middle student taken into custody after bomb threat leads to evacuation

A North Hall Middle School student is in custody following a bomb threat Wednesday that led to the evacuation of the school, school officials ...

March 29, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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