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Hall residents file ethics complaint against Tom Oliver, Billy Powell

Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Tom Oliver and Commissioner Billy Powell are the subject of an ethics complaint filed Wednesday with Gov. Sonny Perdue's office by a group of county residents.

April 14, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Man dies after being crushed at steel plant

Authorities are investigating a fatal accident at a South Forsyth steel company.

Forsyth County Fire Capt. Jason Shivers said the incident occurred at about 2 p.m. Tuesday at AP Specialty Metals on Grassland Parkway.

April 14, 2010 | Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


Clinic offers shots, microchips and adoption

The Hall County Animal Shelter will offer a Rabies and Microchip Clinic & Mini Adoption 12:30-4 p.m. Saturday at the old Goody's location on Dawsonville Highway next to PetSmart. Rabies shots cost $10, microchip and registration cost $20 or get both for $25.

April 13, 2010 | | Local


3 are arrested in early morning attempted robbery

Three people, including two teens, were charged with trying to rob a taxi driver at gunpoint early Tuesday, Gainesville police said.

April 13, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Gainesville man helped US reach the moon first

The career of a recently deceased Gainesville man who had a hand in the U.S. space program's race to the moon is recalled fondly by his wife.

April 13, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Juvenile Court judge receives Kiwanis youth award

Hall County Chief Juvenile Court Cliff Jolliff on Tuesday night received the Gainesville Kiwanis Club's annual Youth Service Award.

April 13, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Planning board OKs family’s request

Gainesville's planning board on Tuesday backed a family that turned a building on Thompson Bridge Road zoned for an office and industrial use into their home without permission.

April 13, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Enthusiasm runs through area’s best teachers

Ten of the area's top teachers were invited to share what's in their hearts and on their minds Tuesday at the second Masters in Teaching: Life Changers at Work awards ceremony.

April 13, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Man accused of shooting victim over insult in traffic

Prosecutors say Hugo Moguel Tepanca killed a man in a fit of road rage, shooting him five times after the victim looked at his wife wrong and made an obscene hand gesture in traffic.

April 13, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


1 dead in fatal accident in South Hall

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in South Hall County.

April 13, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville schools, Brenau form partnership

Brenau University and Gainesville City Schools have inked a deal that will be beneficial to both groups of students.

April 13, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Lula creates memorial for WWII veteran, native son

LULA - Getting ready to embark on a top-secret mission, then-Lt. Denver V. Truelove asked his family to visit him at Eglin Field in Florida.

April 13, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Parents, teachers rally for Jones Elementary

For more than 60 years, Jones Elementary School has served as the heart of the Chicopee community, but now its fate hangs in the balance.

April 13, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Three arrested in early morning attempted robbery

Three people, including two teens, have been charged with trying to rob a taxi driver at gunpoint early today, Gainesville police said.

April 13, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Hall County will comb through 2011 budget

Hall County is hoping to prevent any increases in the fiscal year 2011 budget, and so far, so good.

April 13, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


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Volunteers locked up to raise funds for Humane Society

The dog kennels at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia were packed full Friday, but not just with dogs.

August 27, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


State Department of Education to host Every Student Succeeds Act meeting

Area residents can learn more about the Every Student Succeeds Act and offer comments to the state Department of Education at a public meeting between ...

August 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Collins and IRS trade letters of complaint

Staffing shortages at a local tax office have prompted a bit of a tit-for-tat between U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, and the Internal Revenue ...

August 27, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Department of Justice special ed lawsuit has no effect here yet

Neither Hall County or Gainesville school district expects to be affected by the recent Department of Justice lawsuit about students with disabilities.

August 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


State child care agency investigating Buford day care center

The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning said Friday it is investigating a complaint about a Buford day care center and a child getting ...

August 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Temporary fix coming soon for faulty fire hydrants in North Hall

The city of Gainesville is working to bring more than three dozen North Hall fire hydrants back to working order, after efforts to extinguish a ...

August 26, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Graffiti-covered houseboat removed from Lake Lanier

An abandoned houseboat covered in graffiti saw its last day on Lake Lanier's waters Friday before making its way to a salvage yard

August 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Food stamp losses slow in Hall, pick up in neighboring counties

The number of Hall County residents losing food stamp benefits after the reinstatement of a work requirement has leveled off this summer, but Georgia is ...

August 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Good News Clinics raise funds, celebrate volunteers at annual dinner

The banquet hall at First Baptist Church in Gainesville roared with gasps and laughter Thursday evening.

August 26, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Wounded veteran Sean Adams receives well wishes as construction continues on smart home

Built into the walls of Sean Adams' new home are the well wishes and prayers of his friends and family, thanking him for his military ...

August 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Halftime Heroes: Flowery Branch band drums up passion

Flowery Branch High School's marching band has two senior drum majors: one who only started band so his mom would let him play baseball ...

August 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Planned $700 million development approved by Hall commission

A planned $700 million, 508-acre multiuse development in South Hall can move forward, now that it has gotten the Hall County Board of Commissioners' approval.

August 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Family fun day aims to bring awareness of homelessness

If Deondre Williams had his way, every community in the country would hear his message about homelessness.

August 25, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall firefighter, sister taking essentials to Louisiana flood victims

When Hall County residents Stacey Boling and Damon Migliore heard of the devastation from flooding in Louisiana, it wasn't a distant place suffering. It ...

August 25, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Commissioners table Mincey Marble plant proposal before big crowd

Mincey Marble's rezoning proposal for a new plant in West Hall now will be heard by the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Oct ...

August 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


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