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‘Buy local’ push aims to keep retail dollars in Hall County

A quick Saturday drive through the parking lot at the North Georgia Premium Outlets reveals a trend: at least 1 out of every 10 cars is from Hall County. At the Mall of Georgia, it's a similar scene.

January 23, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Braselton medical plaza holds its first health fair

Lori Koser, 51, has trouble sleeping. But that's not her fault; it's her husband's.

January 23, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Schools now weigh makeup day options

After a week off due to snow, local school leaders have now spent a week wrestling with just how to make up those lost days.

January 22, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Orange barrels to return to Hall County roads this year

Local governments have a slate of road projects they're planning to put into gear in 2011.

January 22, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Students compete in ad, design competition

Area students put their trade skills to the test Thursday - from creating a logo for a new product to operating a small printing press.

January 21, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Group now offers meals, warmth to homeless

Gainesville's homeless now have a place to eat on Thursday nights.

January 21, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Tax filing deadline falls on April 18 this year

A little-known holiday is buying procrastinators a few extra days to file their tax returns this year.

January 21, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Youngblood Road closing for sewer improvements

Youngblood Road will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday between Ga. 53/Winder Highway and Countryside Drive. The city of Gainesville will be making sewer improvements in the area.

January 21, 2011 | | Local


Brenau student among 3 killed in Indiana wreck

A Brenau University student from Gainesville, her brother and a friend were killed in a traffic accident in Indiana while on their way to a relative's funeral.

January 21, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


New curriculum could write off cursive

Fifty years ago, cursive writing was a crucial skill.

January 21, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Monday could bring wintry mix

Forecasters are watching the next storm pattern closely as they try to predict where and how much snow will fall early next week.

January 21, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Winter weather last week cost the city $18,000

Gainesville's Public Works Department is getting a handle on how much last week's snowstorm cost the city - just in time for another to hit.

January 21, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Jock Connell begins interim tenure as administrator

Amid volatile upheaval in Hall County government, a new face was brought in to lead.

January 21, 2011 | Melissa Weinman | Local


County considers outsourcing some departments

Outsourcing may be next in the line of big changes that have come to Hall County in the last month.

January 21, 2011 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Elachee has new osprey exhibit, courtesy of DOT

The Georgia Department of Transportation and Elachee Nature Science Center in Gainesville have created an exhibit telling the story of the osprey, a fish-eating bird of prey that has taken up residence annually on Boling Bridge over Lake Lanier.

January 21, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Jefferson Police, GBI investigating body found on I-85

Jefferson Police are investigating a death on Interstate 85, according to authorities.

April 26, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Police: Man found hiding in pharmacy by cleaning staff

A Gainesville man was found hiding under a table inside a Gainesville pharmacy, police said.

April 26, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Committee keeps close tabs on SPLOST VII funding

Members of the SPLOST VII Citizen Review Committee take their job seriously.

April 26, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall Fire adding security measures amid statewide station thefts

After fire station theft reports in neighboring counties, Hall County Fire Services said it would be increasing security measures.

April 26, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Mexican diplomat feels at home in Gainesville

Since being named Consul General of the Mexican Consulate in Atlanta last summer, Javier Diaz admits he wanted to know more about this place called ...

April 26, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Tourism study: Consolidate Hall County's brand

Flowery Branch would be the new tourism gateway to Hall County as part of a proposal from Georgia tourism officials.

April 26, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


3 killed in Friendship Road wreck, including an infant

Three people, including an infant, were killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon on Ga. 347/Friendship Road near Jones Drive, according to authorities.

April 25, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


TV show examines Hall Valentine’s Day murder-for-hire case

The case of three people convicted in a Feb. 14, 2010, murder-for-hire plot will be revisited Wednesday on "Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen."

April 25, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


New Martin Road widening alternative is crowd pleaser

By a large show of hands, Martin Road residents gave their approval Tuesday night to an alternative to a much-despised widening of the South Hall ...

April 25, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall commissioners OK Ledan-Sardis roundabout construction contract

The Hall County Board of Commissioners has awarded a $379,916 contract for construction of a roundabout at Ledan and Sardis roads in northwest Hall ...

April 25, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Puppies provide relief during Brenau exam week

Who doesn't like puppies?

April 25, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Hall schools have canceled more than 20 field trips to Atlanta after bridge collapse

Hall County Schools officials have canceled more than 20 field trips to the downtown Atlanta area amid traffic and safety concerns since a portion of ...

April 25, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Students evacuated briefly at Martin school

Martin Technology Academy of Math and Science was evacuated for about 10 minutes Tuesday morning after smoke was reported in the first-grade classroom pod area.

April 25, 2017 | | Local


2 dead, 2 hospitalized after drug overdoses in Forsyth County

April 25, 2017 | By Isabel Hughes IHughes@forsythnews.com | Local


Cost of hunting, fishing licenses going up

State hunting and fishing licenses are getting more expensive beginning July 1.

April 24, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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