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Officials move forward with skateboard ban

In one last attempt to get Gainesville's City Council to reconsider an ordinance banning skateboarding from public squares, approximately 30 people - many with their skateboards - showed up to the council's meeting Wednesday.

March 03, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville denies group home request

Without a word of discussion, Gainesville City Council members unanimously voted to deny a request that would make an illegal group home legitimately zoned.

March 03, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Friends, family say goodbye to ‘the go-to guy’

Lakewood Baptist Church was packed Wednesday with firefighters and emergency medical technicians from across the state who came to pay their respects to Capt. Timothy Peebles.

March 03, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Forsyth County fire marshal suspended

Officials are not saying why Forsyth County's chief fire investigator has been suspended with pay.

March 03, 2010 | By Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


Hall, Gainesville schools make most of time off because of weather

If the folks at the Gold Dome could have predicted North Georgia's winter weather, there might have been no need to call for an extra three teacher furlough days this semester.

March 03, 2010 | Amanda Woodruff | Local


DOT must maintain, monitor drainage systems

State transportation officials regularly monitor drainage pipes to guard against the formation of sinkholes, such as one that opened last month off highly traveled Interstate 85 near South Carolina.

March 03, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Home expo to showcase building, maintenance experts

The economic downturn may have slowed the home-building industry, but this weekend it will be business as usual for the 2010 Home Expo at the Georgia Mountains Center.

March 03, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Jackson County school system asks PTOs for more money

The Jackson County School System is encouraging local parent-teacher organizations to help purchase instructional supplies for the 2010-11 school year, but some parents are concerned about the school system relying too heavily on them for supplies.

March 03, 2010 | Claire Miller Times regional staff | Local


The big thaw: Today's sun will melt snowfall

They say history repeats itself.

March 03, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Flowery Branch mulls other culvert work

A Flowery Branch engineer has identified two culverts that need to be replaced eventually, including one that could cut off a neighborhood if it fails.

March 02, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Jackson County cities discuss SPLOST possibilities

JEFFERSON - Although their needs may differ, elected officials in Jackson County agree that passing a new tax referendum is crucial.

March 02, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Tuesday’s snow may mean icy roads today

When it comes to road conditions, snow is a lot better than ice.

March 02, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Winter weather costs piling up for Ga. DOT

Talk about a budget buster.

March 02, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawson clerk of court indicted in theft

A grand jury on Monday indicted longtime Dawson County Clerk of Superior Court Becky McCord in connection with more than $140,000 in missing funds.

March 02, 2010 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


DeKalb may buy into Glades Reservoir

Hall County officials traveled to Atlanta Tuesday morning to pitch the Glades Reservoir to the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners.

March 02, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


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Survey spotlights poor housing conditions in Gainesville

From dry rot and sagging or rusted roofs to uneven or cracked foundations, the conditions of many homes in many neighborhoods throughout Gainesville is a ...

September 01, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Work on repairing Lula’s Cobb Street bridge has started

Work has started on the Cobb Street bridge that spans the railroad in Lula, and repairs could be completed within 30 days, City Manager Dennis ...

August 31, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Man sentenced to 5 years in prison for defrauding investors of more than $3.2 million

A Buford man who pleaded guilty to defrauding investors of more than $3.2 million was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday.

August 31, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Busy travel weekend expected for Labor Day thanks to lower prices than last year

It hasn't felt like it recently, but this summer has featured the cheapest gas prices since 2004, according to GasBuddy.com.

August 31, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Georgia Chair to close after 102 years of business in Gainesville

After a century of building quality wooden furniture for Georgia homes and schools, Georgia Chair is closing.

August 31, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


GO: Enjoy your long weekend at these 4 North Georgia resorts and lodges

Savannah King tells viewers about four North Georgia resorts and lodges that make perfect

August 31, 2016 | | Local


City leaders oppose Hall push for consolidation

Officials in cities across Hall County appear universally opposed to plans to study merging local governments.

August 31, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


State Patrol: Distracted driving caused 4-car wreck, 1 injury on I-985 in South Hall

Authorities said a driver was attempting to change songs on his cellphone and didn't realize traffic had stopped in front of him when he ...

August 31, 2016 | | Local


Citizen journalist files lawsuit against property owners from 2014 rally

August 31, 2016 | By Allie Dean adean@morrismultimedia.com | Local


Canoe launch at Mossy Creek to close briefly for maintenance

The canoe launch located on the Chattahoochee River at Mossy Creek Access Area in North Hall is scheduled to temporarily close beginning Sept. 12 to ...

August 30, 2016 | | Local


Flowery Branch boy’s lemonade stand to raise funds for food allergy research

Connor Martin has to be careful.

August 30, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Small gator ‘not doing any harm’ in Lanier, DNR says

Mike O'Neal was looking for fish while participating in a Clermont Bass Club tournament on Sunday. The Cleveland man and his fishing partner, Harold ...

August 30, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Lula officials discuss future growth, city priorities

Growth is creeping Lula's way, but when and where - and how to respond - are big questions for the northeast Hall County city.

August 30, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Former Heisman contender was driving the wrong way when killed on I-85 near Braselton

A former Heisman Trophy contender was going the wrong way on Interstate 85 near Buford when he was hit by another car and killed early ...

August 30, 2016 | From Times staff, wire reports | Local


Videos from Northeast Georgia History Center bring historic figures to life

Hall County elementary students soon might ask George Washington, Benedict Arnold and Beulah Rucker of Gainesville a question about their lives.

August 30, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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