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Shirley Miller emphasizes importance of education

HELEN - If there's a time to push forward with adult literacy programs, it's now, Georgia's former first lady Shirley Miller told a group of educators Wednesday.

March 23, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Academy to offer autism program

Students with autism now have a new place to learn.

March 23, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Performing arts center officially named for Ware

No one planned for Pam Ware to build an award-winning drama program at Gainesville High School, said Merrianne Dyer, superintendent of Gainesville City Schools.

March 23, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Irvin 'progressing right along' after car crash, daughter says

Former longtime state Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin is in intensive care at Habersham Medical Center recovering from injuries suffered in a March 17 car accident in Toccoa.

March 23, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


GSP: Deputy caused car wreck

The deputy injured in a four-car crash last week caused the wreck, according to a Georgia State Patrol report completed on the accident.

March 23, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Gainesville man arrested on 1 count of burglary

The Gainesville Police Department arrested a Gainesville man wanted in connection with a couple of burglaries, officers said.

March 23, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


4 injured in South Hall accident, 1 flown to medical center

Four people were injured in a wreck Tuesday morning off Hog Mountain Road in South Hall County.

March 23, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


S. Hall cities dress up roads into town

Flowery Branch and Oakwood are dressing up main entrances to their South Hall cities by adding trees, plants and other landscaping touches.

March 23, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville may improve city’s entry ways

As Gainesville officials begin to plan for the next 20 years, they want to put an emphasis on the roads that lead into Gainesville.

March 23, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


East Hall High students fueling a new idea to increase gas mileage

Students at East Hall High School may not pay for their own gas yet, but they're not taking the recent high prices lightly.

March 23, 2011 | Shannon Casas | Local


Schofield asks committees for single view of education

ATLANTA - Georgia needs a single vision of education.

March 22, 2011 | JENNIFER SAMI For The Times | Local


Questions still loom on water war issue

When it comes to the two-decade tri-state water wars, local experts still have numerous questions as they face Northeast Georgia's impending water shortage.

March 22, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Area authorities step up patrols in wake of shooting

Hall County sheriff's deputies have increased patrols on roads entering the county following a shooting of two police officers in Athens-Clarke County this afternoon.

March 22, 2011 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Gainesville pre-K teachers to work full school year

Gainesville pre-kindergarten teachers will continue to work a full 180 days next year under a new plan approved by the Gainesville City school board Monday.

March 22, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Surplus trailer finds new life as ‘Green Education Station’

The Hall County Recycling Center recently opened a new space for young people to learn about recycled materials and ways they can make a difference.

March 22, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


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Walk-through provides ‘bittersweet’ farewell to Enota School building

Julia King is a speech therapist at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, but after finding a picture of her first-grade class at Enota Sunday afternoon, she ...

April 30, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Casey Cagle launches campaign for governor in Duluth

DULUTH - Playing up his elements of statewide support and his sympathetic background, Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle launched his 2018 campaign for governor before a ...

April 30, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Archway planned at Gainesville’s Rock Creek Veterans Park

An archway showcasing each of the U.S. armed forces is planned at Gainesville's Rock Creek Veterans Park.

April 30, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


State budget will invest in foster families, caseworkers

Gov. Nathan Deal's signature on the budget Monday will usher in a sizable investment for the state's foster care system, including increased salaries ...

April 30, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Early support sparks success for Boys & Girls Clubs graduates

Five years from now, Dalila Gonon, a fifth-grader at Lyman Hall Elementary School wants to own a car and a smartphone.

April 30, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


School districts try to provide stability for displaced students

About 20 months ago, Amy, her husband and two children moved to Gainesville from South Georgia, looking for a fresh start. The company she worked ...

April 30, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


North Hall man sees ‘big picture’ around proposed landfill

Glenn Hamilton of North Hall would like residents "to look at the big picture" when considering his proposed inert landfill in Buford.

April 30, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Music festival offers edgy sounds by the water’s edge

Ten performers were in the lineup for Saturday's Sets at Sunset Music Festival, an all-day house, techno and trance festival held at the Lake ...

April 29, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Ramble visitors peruse Gainesville’s historic homes

Historic Gainesville was awash with pedestrians on the sidewalks and lounging in the shade of Victorian homes Saturday as part of the Gainesville Ramble, an ...

April 29, 2017 | Katie Tiller | Local


Big birds and small peeps enjoy flavors, fun of Chicken Festival

If you love chicken, Gainesville is the place to be, particularly for Saturday's annual Spring Chicken Festival.

April 29, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Cagle enters governor's race Sunday with ambitious economic plan

Casey Cagle is launching his campaign for governor with ambitious promises: A $100 million tax cut in his first 100 days and 500,000 jobs ...

April 29, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


UNG master plan includes proposals for housing, parking at Gainesville campus

On-campus student housing, two new parking decks and the conversion of a main campus road into a pedestrian walkway are among the needs identified for ...

April 29, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


King’s Hawaiian gets manufacturing award

Almost six years after investing more than $160 million to build a manufacturing facility in Oakwood, King's Hawaiian Bakery East is recognized as one ...

April 29, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Art in the Square taking a break in 2017

After a 14-year run, Art is the Square is taking a break - at least for 2017.

April 29, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall County student selected for Furman scholarship

GREENVILLE, S.C.- A Johnson High School graduate is one of three Furman University students selected for the Hispanic Alliance-Furman University Fellowship for the 2017-18 ...

April 29, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


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