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7 local schools fail to meet federal standards

Adequate Yearly Progress results show that five Hall County schools and two Gainesville schools did not meet AYP under No Child Left Behind standards.

July 20, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Hall County schools find money for student testing

In the midst of tough budget cuts for schools, the Hall County school board found ways to approve funding for testing and technology.

July 19, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville City Countil to discuss alcohol, adult entertainment issues

At this morning's work session, the Gainesville City Council is planning to discuss changing some of its ordinances related to alcoholic beverages and adult entertainment.

July 19, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Summer 'always difficult time' for blood donations

While most people are too busy with vacation plans to donate blood during the summer, that's just the time when contributions are needed most.

July 19, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hall County wants to get rid of delinquent properties

Hall County is considering ways to get delinquent properties off their hands.

July 19, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Dawson County Chamber of Commerce moving from downtown to Ga. 400

DAWSONVILLE - After spending 15 years in the historic downtown jail building, Dawson County Chamber of Commerce officials felt it was time to break out.

July 19, 2010 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Final leg progresses on Thurmon Tanner Parkway

OAKWOOD - Traveling to Oakwood's old town might take a little longer starting later this month.

July 19, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch City Council changes meeting dates

The Flowery Branch City Council's meeting dates for August and September have been changed.

July 19, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Fiber optic work for region continuing

Building a multi-million dollar regional Internet network may be no easy task, but the North Georgia Network Cooperative is making progress.

July 19, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Corps sets sights on abandoned dock eyesores

Even as it is working to permit new docks on Lake Lanier, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hoping to some day get rid of abandoned - and often unsightly - ones in an effort with the Lake Lanier Association.

July 19, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Our Neighbor make strides with bookstore

Our Neighbor opened a used bookstore on the Gainesville square to give young adults a place to work, and now Hall Area Transit is giving them a way to get there.

July 18, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Cold cases: 1991 murder of Gainesville man gets new look from city police

No one was sure why anyone would want to kill Jake Claude Porter.

July 18, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Gainesville school officials set goals for coming school year

School officials are already getting ready to go back to school.

July 18, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


2 killed in house fire

Family members inside a Jefferson house were awakened early Saturday to 33-year-old Nikki Cassell screaming "Fire!" By the time firefighters arrived, Cassell and her 9-year-old niece were dead, officials said.

July 17, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Horse lovers gather at Chicopee Ag Center to adopt worthy steeds

Horse lovers trotted to the Gainesville Wild Horse and Burro Satellite Adoption on Saturday at the Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center.

July 17, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


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Earth Sense: Energy-efficient lighting requires prior homework

Even the most energy-conscious homeowners may want some security lighting in the front and backyard. There's no need to turn the place into a ...

February 26, 2017 | Rudi Kiefer | Local


Gainesville brewery marks first year of sudsy success tapping a thirsty market

Beer lovers rejoice.

February 26, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Hall ordinance to cover film crews’ impact

Hall County has become a hub for Hollywood productions, but now county officials are addressing some of the downsides of having film crews descend on ...

February 26, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Congress takes up states’ water wars dispute

The longstanding "water wars" between Georgia and Florida has moved from the legal battlefield to the political one.

February 26, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawsonville relishes Chase Elliott’s quest for Daytona 500 win

DAWSONVILLE - The siren at the Dawsonville Pool Room is ringing out again these days.

February 25, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Investigators learn science behind sexual assault trauma

From college campuses to police headquarters, Anjana Freeman has been leading workshops on the science behind sexual assault trauma.

February 25, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


West Hall junior scores high on AP exams

Hannah Wetzel is nothing short of a scholar.

February 25, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


High winds fuel brush fire that damages 2 homes near Lake Lanier

Hall County Fire Services crews successfully controlled and put out a large scale brush fire Saturday afternoon that threatened several North Hall homes.

February 25, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Runaway teen found safe in Flowery Branch

Oakwood Police confirmed Saturday that missing teen Samuel John Franklin was located Friday night by the Hall County Sheriff's Office at a relative's ...

February 25, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Another hotel coming to Gainesville

Details are sparse, but one thing appears to be clear - plans are in the works to build a Hilton Brand hotel in Gainesville.

February 25, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville High School to mark 125th anniversary Sunday

The Red Elephants are ready to celebrate.

February 25, 2017 | | Local


Daddies, daughters dance the night away

For the 17th year the Gainesville Parks and Recreation Department plays host to the Daddy Daughter Dance: Masquerade Ball at the Gainesville Civic Center. About ...

February 25, 2017 | | Local


Trump’s lifting of bathroom guidelines frustrates, worries LGBT community

Fear has been Quinn Shreve's constant partner for years.

February 24, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Mailman charged with driving high, having cocaine

A mailman was arrested Thursday on charges he was high and had cocaine with him while delivering mail in Gainesville.

February 24, 2017 | | Local


Dahlonega building owner issues statement over dispute, doesn't mention KKK sign

Dahlonega landowner Roberta Green-Garrett broke her silence in the simmering Parks Building debate that has raged in the town for more than a year, issuing ...

February 24, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


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