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Smoke and flames have been replaced by random acts of kindness for a Gainesville-based Charlie Company soldier and his family.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


Locals asked to Stamp Out Hunger with food donations by their mailbox

Letter carriers in the area and nationwide will be picking up food donations today as they deliver the mail for today's 17th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive.

May 07, 2010 | | Local


Orange smog alert means it's best for some to stay indoors

Warm, sunny weather usually beckons people outside, whether it be to the lake, the park or just hanging out in the backyard.

May 07, 2010 | Shannon Casas | Local


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Doug Collins holds onto seat in US House 9th District

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, reclaimed his 9th District congressional seat Tuesday after a scrappy primary fight with four GOP challengers.

May 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Wilkinson holds off challenge in State Senate District 50

Republican John Wilkinson won the Republican primary to retain his state Senate District 50 race Tuesday.

May 24, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


US Senate: Isakson rolls to GOP win; Barksdale leads Democrats

ATLANTA - Johnny Isakson will compete for a third term in the U.S. Senate in November.

May 24, 2016 | By Kathleen Foody Associated Press | Local


Breakfield wins State Court Judge race

John Breakfield bested Michelle Hall in Tuesday's primary to capture a nonpartisan race for State Court judge in Hall County.

May 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Powell earns another term as District 2 Hall commissioner

Republican Billy Powell earned a fourth term as Hall County commissioner for District 2 with a win in Tuesday's primary.

May 24, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Stowe bests Phillips in Hall commission District 4 primary

Republican incumbent Jeff Stowe earned the Republican nomination to reclaim his Hall County Board of Commissioners District 4 seat in Tuesday's primary.

May 24, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


New billing model aims to improve care, lower costs for joint replacements

Knee and hip replacements are among the most frequently performed inpatient surgeries for Medicare beneficiaries. But the quality and cost of these procedures can vary ...

May 24, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Flowery Branch Police seek armed robbery suspect

Flowery Branch Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect from an incident last week.

May 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Golden Corral proposed at current Folks site

An item on the Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board's June meeting agenda includes a request that would facilitate demolition of the Folks restaurant on ...

May 24, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Business parks filling up as new development surges

Two business parks in Hall County will likely get new tenants before the end of the year, a sign that industrial development is running strong ...

May 24, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Mount Vernon Exploratory School, Chinese students becoming ‘21st century pen pals’

It is before 7:30 a.m. as Mount Vernon Exploratory School second-grade students closely watch the screen.

May 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Corps: Island fire cause undetermined

The cause of an island fire first reported around noon Sunday on Lake Lanier hasn't been determined, officials said, but they plan to let ...

May 24, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Craig Herrington keeps seat on Hall school board

Craig Herrington retains his seat on the Hall County Board of Education, fending off challenger Clay Davis.

May 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Richard Higgins wins Hall chairman seat in tight race

Richard Higgins narrowly beat Steve Gailey in the race for Hall Couty Board of Commissioners chairman, a seat left vacant when Richard Mecum announced he ...

May 24, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Primary proves tight race for Hall chairman, easy contest for incumbents

In Hall County, with 100 percent of precincts reporting:

May 24, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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