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Funeral, burial set for former Hall public official

A funeral service is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday for Bill Evans, a former Hall County commissioner and ex-member of the Hall County Planning Commission.

February 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Vietnamese celebration brings community together

Blending tradition and modernity, the Vietnamese ministry at the First Baptist Church of Gainesville celebrated the passing of another year Sunday.

February 13, 2011 | Branden Lefty | Local


City educators to attend national conference

Gainesville school leaders will travel to a national conference this week to discuss how schools and unions can work together to advance student achievement.

February 13, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Audit shows Hall does OK during recession

Hall County has received the results of its financial audit for fiscal year 2010, which show the county has weathered the recession relatively well.

February 13, 2011 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Youngblood Road closing for sewer improvements

Youngblood Road will be closed to through traffic beginning today between Ga. 53/Winder Highway and Countryside Drive, according to the Gainesville Public Utilities Department.

February 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall County Head Start accepting applications March 1

The Hall County Head Start program will begin accepting applications for the 2011-12 school year on March 1.

February 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Firefighters extinguish blaze at northwest Hall home

Hall County firefighters have put out a house fire in the 3300 block of Banks Mountain Drive in northwest Hall.

February 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Plane lands in Ga. 400 median in Dawson County

William Reister had a perfect day for flying - blue skies, warm temperatures and slight breezes - when his small airplane took off from Gwinnett County Airport-Briscoe Field in Lawrenceville.

February 13, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Former Hall County commissioner Bill Evans dies

Bill Evans, a former Hall County commissioner who served only a few months on the board after a recall election in the 1970s, died Saturday.

February 13, 2011 | Keith Albertson | Local


Hall budget cuts may hit services for seniors, kids

As state and local officials start to balance their budgets for July 1, community caregivers are worried about Hall County's most fragile groups: senior citizens and children.

February 13, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Street light law could be changing in Flowery Branch

Fred Richards sees Flowery Branch's efforts to reduce his subdivision's financial burden over street lights as a "step in the right direction."

February 13, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Bills would allow local voters to decide on alcohol sales

For years, Sunday alcohol sales have been an emotional, hot-button issue in Georgia, pitting religious leaders against business owners.

February 13, 2011 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Missionary’s trip included armed bandits

The night was deathly silent until a truck came rumbling down the dirt road.

February 13, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Gainesville, Hall, state AP test scores are on rise

Jamie Bennett is already ahead of many teens when it comes to college readiness.

February 13, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


A year later, Valentine’s slaying leaves wounded hearts

Valentine's Day is dedicated to love, or should be.

February 13, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


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Georgia lawmakers, industry cheer water rule reversal

Georgia lawmakers are praising the Trump administration for reversing course on an update to the Clean Water Act that critics have blasted as federal overreach.

June 28, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville, Hall look to create land bank to repurpose blighted properties

Gainesville and Hall County are in early talks to establish a land bank authority - a tool giving local governments broad powers to obtain properties that ...

June 28, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Goodwill awarded $1.2M to help young adults with criminal histories find jobs

Goodwill of North Georgia will receive $1.2 million from the federal Department of Labor for its program helping young adult ex-offenders find employment.

June 28, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


North Hall road project still on, despite no state aid

Passed over for state funding, Hall County still plans to improve an intersection near Mount Vernon Exploratory School in North Hall.

June 28, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


DOT to suspend some lane closures around July 4 holiday

To ease Fourth of July holiday weekend traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures on interstate highways starting at noon ...

June 28, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Demolition completed, construction begins on new Enota school; community info meeting set

With demolition of the old building complete, construction on the new Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy has started and officials said Wednesday it is currently on ...

June 28, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Flowery Branch man charged with child molestation

A Flowery Branch man faces two sexual charges in an incident last fall involving an underage girl.

June 28, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Mundy Mill Academy to seek parent, community input

Mundy Mill Academy, the elementary school that will open this fall as part of Gainesville City Schools, will host two sessions for parents and residents ...

June 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Fire destroys 6,000-square-foot West Hall home

Authorities are trying to determine what caused a Monday night blaze that destroyed a 6,000-square-foot West Hall home and displaced two residents and a ...

June 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall County launches online comment system

Hall County has launched an online comment form allowing residents to review their interactions with the government.

June 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Murrayville woman accused of forgery, false statements

A detention officer who resigned from the Dawson County Sheriff's Office last week was taken into custody early Tuesday afternoon on charges of forgery ...

June 27, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Local


Hall County considering allowing one employee to carry weapon in district

A proposed Hall County School District policy would allow one designated employee - and only one employee - to carry a weapon while working in the district.

June 27, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall man charged in Monday shooting death

A Hall County man was charged Tuesday with felony murder in the early Monday shooting death on Barnes Drive, according to authorities.

June 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Adam Lindsey named new Gainesville athletic director, assistant principal

After three years as athletic director at Jackson County High School, Adam Lindsey is making the move to Gainesville.

June 27, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Chattahoochee Bank in Gainesville bought by North Carolina bank

Gainesville's Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia has been purchased by North Carolina-based Entegra Financial Corp., the holding company of Entegra Bank.

June 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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