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Summertime weather will kick off the season for Memorial Day

As Memorial Day kicks off the unofficial start of summer, you can expect a usual summertime weather pattern for your trips to the lake, beach or mountains.

May 27, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville cautiously supportive of water plan

When it comes to deciding the future of water in Gainesville and Hall County, city and county officials are slowly inching along.

May 27, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Hall County government offices closed Monday, Tuesday

Hall County's administrative offices, courthouse and community centers will be closed Monday for the Memorial Day holiday and again Tuesday for an employee furlough day.

May 27, 2010 | | Local


Chestatee history teacher gets to live her lessons with trip to Egypt this summer

Carol Vaughan usually brings Egypt into the classroom, but next week she's taking the classroom to Egypt.

May 27, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


City may be chosen as search and rescue site

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency has handpicked Gainesville to take on a significant responsibility.

May 27, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


DOT measures traffic volume in Hall County for annual study

Motorists may be noticing familiar traffic counters, or black cables stretched across area roads.

May 27, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lake rental rules less stringent

The Hall County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday to allow more Lake Lanier residents to rent their homes to tourists.

May 27, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville may become search, rescue headquarters for region

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency has handpicked Gainesville to take on a significant responsibility.

May 27, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Supreme Court nominee’s water remarks beg more questions

A comment by U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan about Georgia's water dispute with Florida and Alabama has left two Lake Lanier advocates encouraged somewhat but still scratching their heads.

May 26, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Organizers hope barbecue event draws huge crowd to Gainesville

At this weekend's Brenau Barbecue Championship, the question isn't what is there to do, but what isn't there to do?

May 26, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Murder suspects have first court hearing

Stacey Schoeck was having an extramarital affair and may have wanted her husband killed for financial reasons, her sister-in-law said.

May 26, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


France says ‘thanks’ to Dawson County veteran

One of France's highest-ranking officials will recognize a Dawson County man today for his military service in World War II.

May 26, 2010 | Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Enota principal joins brainstorming team

Susan Culbreth brings unique knowledge to the table.

May 26, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Workshops offer help for laid-off teachers

With thousands laid off due to school budget cuts across the state, many of those former employees are now struggling to pick up the pieces.

May 26, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Officials predict lower gas prices, but less travel Memorial Day weekend in Georgia

Many more people are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend than last, but not in Georgia.

May 26, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


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Fair Street puts ‘pause’ on IB program, will ‘refocus’ on state standards

Fair Street School will change its focus this year - placing its emphasis on the Georgia Milestones and "pausing" on its International Baccalaureate program.

July 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Where those in need can get backpacks, school supplies for free

School supplies and backpacks will be a focus for families in the next two weeks as a new school year is about to start.

July 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Residents: New Elachee bridge needs room for bikes, pedestrians

The planned replacement of the Elachee Drive bridge over Interstate 985 is drawing raves, but area residents are hoping the state remembers bicyclists and pedestrians ...

July 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Evaluation of Gainesville school superintendent is ‘ongoing,’ board chair says

The future of the Gainesville city school superintendent is unknown and her evaluation has been delayed beyond the board's self-set standard.

July 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Troopers steered by discretion when chasing suspects

With a situation developing in seconds, the decision by law enforcement officers to pursue a fleeing vehicle involves a quick assessment of the variables on ...

July 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville pastor Jentezen Franklin discusses role as an evangelical adviser to Trump

It's a meeting Jentezen Franklin describes colorfully, but the person at the center of his story - newly minted GOP presidential contender Donald Trump - is ...

July 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hot, dry summer is fine for wines, vineyard owners say

North Georgia's wine country is where dozens of vineyards grow their own grapes and produce and sell their own wines.

July 24, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Heir to the crowns: New Oakwood dentist joins his father’s practice

Mundy Mill Dental is going through some changes.

July 24, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


Times publisher takes new position

Charlotte Atkins, publisher of The Times media group, will be leaving Gainesville to take on a new position within Morris Multimedia. She has been named ...

July 24, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


The Bridge holds second Expo to connect local officers, youth

Few pieces of modern architecture are as steeped in antiquity as the bridge. Throughout history, humans have built bridges with the determination that no physical ...

July 23, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Financial firm to hold ID theft prevention seminar Tuesday at Brenau

A Gainesville financial firm is holding an informational seminar Tuesday for senior citizens and safeguarding against identity theft.

July 23, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall wage report shows growing fortunes for workers

The good news for local workers is that 88 percent of companies surveyed for an annual report say they intend to give wage and benefit ...

July 23, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Judge turns down new trial request for man convicted in West Avenue slaying

A judge ruled Thursday that a shooting victim's last words were admissible and not grounds for a new trial, according to court documents.

July 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Full stop planned at Stone Pile Gap Road in Lumpkin County

The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to install a full stop at a key intersection north of Dahlonega, the department stated in a news release.

July 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


New trial denied for convicted Gainesville killer

No new trial will be scheduled for a man sentenced to life in prison for a 2014 Gainesville murder and assaults at a homeless camp.

July 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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