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Teacher announces bid for Flowery Branch council seat

A Gwinnett County teacher has announced his plans to seek the Post 1 seat on the Flowery Branch City Council.

May 10, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville State pool will stay open

The pool at Gainesville State College won't be closing after all.

May 10, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


No tests for youngest students relieves educators

When the Georgia General Assembly passed its budget, it eliminated funding for several student tests.

May 09, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Local farmers expect a bumper crop of customers

The Hall County Farmers Market will hold its first market of the season Tuesday morning, and local farmers say they are ready for another banner year.

May 09, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Larry the Cable Guy features Dawsonville on TV show

DAWSONVILLE - Last week was a unique, star-studded time for the city of Dawsonville.

May 09, 2010 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Child murders too common in Jackson County

Keith Whitfield is tired of seeing the bodies of children slain at the hands of their fathers.

May 09, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Round 2 of tri-state water hearings nears court

Memories of the two-year drought that drained Lake Lanier to a historic low are about to be revived in the courtroom.

May 09, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawson County welcomes new principal

Dawson County school officials unanimously approved Jullian "Jute" Wilson last week as its new high school principal.

May 09, 2010 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Arrests for burglaries are up, but the crimes have gone down

Late one recent Monday morning, suspicious-looking teens spotted by a Coker Road resident outside a neighbor's house prompted a call to 911.

May 09, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Red Cross group seeks to rekindle founding spirit

The Red Cross is going back to its roots.

May 08, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


This Mother’s Day finds Cleveland mom of triplets with full hands — and a full heart

It only took a few minutes into the first ultrasound of her second pregnancy for Mary Beth Blair to know that something was unusual.

May 08, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Cotillion celebrates elegance and beauty

Joslyn Keels, 8, and Raina Keels, 4, woke up at 6:30 a.m. Saturday.

May 08, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Community helps soldier with temporary housing

Smoke and flames have been replaced by random acts of kindness for a Gainesville-based Charlie Company soldier and his family.

May 08, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Road race held to honor of fallen Lula soldier

Dozens of men who deployed to Afghanistan with Maj. Kevin Jenrette ran roads familiar to the Lula soldier Saturday in his memory and honor.

May 08, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Cabbage Patch Kids' new home dedicated in Cleveland

CLEVELAND - A crowd of more than 1,400 gathered Saturday at BabyLand General Hospital in Cleveland for the official grand opening at the Cabbage Patch Kids' new home.

May 08, 2010 | Tasha Biggers | Local


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Man awarded $5.7 million in crash suit involving postal worker

A Cumming man was awarded $5.7 million last week in a suit against the federal government after a collision involving a U.S. Postal ...

May 04, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Billy Powell, challenger Eugene Moon face off in rematch of close District 2 Hall Commission race

The Hall County Commission District 2 race between incumbent Billy Powell and challenger Eugene Moon is a rematch of a 2012 contest that saw Powell ...

May 04, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Lanier Tech rolling out video game development program

Angel Vargas enjoys playing video games, but that's just the start of his interest in the pastime.

May 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Deal defies party politics with pair of vetoes

When Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal recently vetoed bills allowing guns on college campuses and shielding religious people who deny people services based on their faith ...

May 04, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


Major work on Dawsonville Highway bridge could be finished this weekend

Work to repair the Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 westbound bridge over the Chattahoochee River portion of Lake Lanier is nearing completion, with all major work ...

May 04, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Hundreds expected for Hall’s Relay for Life May 13-14

One of the area's biggest annual parties includes music, dancing and food through the night, all for a good cause.

May 04, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Clermont council denies home decor shop’s request to de-annex

Clermont Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to deny Mark and Valerie Kirves' request to de-annex their 4-acre property off Cleveland Highway/U.S. 129. Their ...

May 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville council OKs Atlanta Street rezoning

Gainesville City Council gave the first go-ahead Tuesday night for a rezoning necessary to redevelop the public housing complex on Atlanta Street into both affordable ...

May 04, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Clermont town councilman resigns from post

Clermont Town Councilman Eric Thomas resigned Tuesday, meaning another stretch without a full council is on the way for the North Hall town.

May 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Local lawmakers voice understanding but disappointment in Deal's campus carry veto

Gov. Nathan Deal has blocked a push to allow anyone with a permit to carry concealed handguns on Georgia campuses.

May 03, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Stowe, Phillips in primary battle for County Commission District 4 seat

Incumbent Jeff Stowe will face Troy Phillips in the Hall County Commission District 4 Republican primary this month, with the winner facing Democratic challenger Angela ...

May 03, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


50 jobs to be cut as Cargill closes part of Gainesville operations

Some 50 jobs at Cargill's Gainesville plant will be phased out over 15-18 months as ownership in the company's Dressings, Sauces and Mayonnaise ...

May 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Temporary hiring OK’d for critical needs in Gainesville government

Hoping to maintain service levels when an employee abruptly leaves, Gainesville City Manager Bryan Lackey has been given the authority to approve temporary hiring for ...

May 03, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Lights Ferry Connector now open in Flowery Branch

For years, downtown Flowery Branch may have been quaint, but it wasn't necessarily motorist-friendly.

May 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


McEver Arts Academy lockdown incident results in warning for father

A man was taken into custody Tuesday at McEver Arts Academy when a "domestic dispute of some kind" erupted, according to Hall Superintendent Will Schofield.

May 03, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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