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Crowd celebrates GOP, Deal’s birthday

It was Nathan Deal's birthday, but the celebration at Gainesville's Smithgall Arts Center Wednesday had little to do with the Republican gubernatorial candidate's age.

August 25, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Oakwood retirement plan upgraded

Oakwood city employees now can use a combination of their age and years of experience to qualify for full retirement benefits.

August 25, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


WNEG-TV at UGA granted one month of funding

The WNEG-TV station at the University of Georgia campus has at least one more month of life.

August 25, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Georgia college enrollment continues to increase

As college students settle into their new classes, officials are releasing numbers that show a continued increase in enrollment.

August 25, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Washout closes Cleveland’s Sonic Drive-In restaurant

Crews are still working to repair damage caused by heavy rains at a Sonic Drive-In restaurant in Cleveland over the weekend.

August 25, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Chamber of Commerce program pairs students with business leaders

As an Eagle Scout, John Webster has proven himself to be a leader, but he says there are still more things to be learned.

August 24, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Science center in Elachee is offering Master Naturalist classes

When Bill Dickey was a kid in the metro Atlanta area, he'd escape to the woods behind his house to watch the animals and experience nature.

August 24, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Hall County completes purchase of Liberty Mutual building

Before the county relocates many of its operations out of downtown Gainesville, a lot shuffling will need to take place.

August 24, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


History center to expand Veterans Day program to include in-school visits

Area students may not have to leave their classroom seats this Veterans Day to see and hear living history.

August 24, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall teacher brings home ‘eye-opening’ science ideas

More students need to know about careers in science and engineering, and Hall County teacher Kathy Mellette plans to help.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Couple arrested in connection with AC unit thefts

In a crime unusual in even a down economy, the Gainesville Police Department has arrested two people it believes are responsible for the theft of several air conditioning units around the city.

August 24, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


DOT leader to meet with area planners about road tax

A top official with the Georgia Department of Transportation plans to meet with local leaders Sept. 14 about the state's plans for the 1-cent sales tax for transportation.

August 24, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Georgia wins $400 million Race to the Top grant

Georgia finally finished the race.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Jaemor Farm Market gives Northeast Ga. peach treats

Peaches are big business in Georgia. And they're big business for Northeast Georgia's Jaemor Farm Market.

August 24, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hall buys building on Browns Bridge for offices

Hall County has finalized the purchase of the Liberty Mutual building on Browns Bridge Road and plans to move a number of departments over to the new facility starting in 2011.

August 24, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


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Small gator ‘not doing any harm’ in Lanier, DNR says

Reports of a 2.5-foot alligator on the Chattahoochee River portion of Lake Lanier near Don Carter State Park have drawn plenty of attention, but ...

August 30, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Former Heisman contender was driving the wrong way when killed on I-85 near Braselton

A former Heisman Trophy contender was going the wrong way on Interstate 85 near Buford when he was hit by another car and killed early ...

August 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Cartersville man charged with theft by conversion in boat sales

A Cartersville man is accused of writing bad checks and keeping proceeds from boat sales in Hall County, according to authorities.

August 30, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Meeting focuses on state’s response to federal education law

Educators from teachers to supervisors had no shortage of comments and suggestions for items to include in the state's response to Every Student Succeeds ...

August 29, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


SPLOST revenues exceed projections in first year

With nearly $30 million in revenues collected in the first year of a special purpose local option sales tax, Hall County officials said they remain ...

August 29, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Chestatee area schools collect for Louisiana flood victims

Chestatee High School and its feeder schools are collecting supplies for victims of the Louisiana flooding.

August 29, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


OSHA continues legal fight to inspect local poultry plant

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is pushing back against a local judge's recommendation to deny the agency a warrant to inspect the Mar-Jac ...

August 29, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


East Hall couple hopes to turn property into wedding venue

An East Hall couple is hoping to turn its scenic homestead into a wedding venue.

August 29, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Remodeled DFCS rooms aim to better serve children

Children in foster care can now visit their families in a cleaner and more enjoyable space, complete with DVD players replacing "ancient" TVs with VHS ...

August 29, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


Rape, kidnapping among charges added for man after Oakwood foot chase

Oakwood Police added charges including rape and kidnapping for a man accused of assaulting a woman and two officers with a knife Sunday.

August 29, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville man charged with rape, aggravated child molestation

A Gainesville man was charged Monday with molesting a girl under the age of 16, according to authorities.

August 29, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities capture suspect they say assaulted woman, menaced police with knife

Authorities have captured a suspect they said used a butcher knife to assault a woman and later menaced two officers with the knife.

August 29, 2016 | By Alexander Popp and Clark Leonard news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Chinese students bring another perspective to Brenau campus

The environment in Gainesville is "great," Crystal volunteered. The dining hall is a favorite place - but at least one student didn't much care for ...

August 28, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Clemson coach Dabo Swinney shares his faith at Free Chapel

Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney mixed faith with football Sunday as he delivered a long, rousing talk at Gainesville's Free Chapel as part ...

August 28, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


‘We’re in this all together’ for West Hall grad battling leukemia

Monica Sandoval had her 21st birthday party in an unusual venue last week.

August 28, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


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