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Dahlonega study aims to identify traffic problems

Built some 20 years ago to relieve traffic around the Dahlonega square, Ga. 52/Morrison Moore Parkway now needs some help of its own.

October 13, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Parking lot hole soon will be filled

Parking at a shopping center on Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville soon will become easier as crews finish work on a large sinkhole that's been there for about seven months.

October 13, 2010 | By Mike Hill mhill@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Woman’s body found in Cumming house, death appears suspicious

Authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Wednesday afternoon inside a home on Park Street in Cumming.

October 13, 2010 | Times regional staff | Local


Suspicious object prompts evacuation

A suspicious object found Wednesday afternoon on Broad Street prompted an evacuation but turned out to not be dangerous, Gainesville Police said.

October 13, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Chain-reaction crash injures 3

A chain-reaction crash involving five vehicles Wednesday afternoon on Dawsonville Highway (Ga. 53) near the Forsyth-Hall county line sent three people to area hospitals, authorities said.

October 13, 2010 | JENNIFER SAMI Times regional staff | Local


Block grant money to help nonprofits

Some of Gainesville's most prominent nonprofit organizations will soon receive money to make it through the next year.

October 12, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Unicoi State Park recognized for ‘green’ effort

Ten years ago, long before the recent "green movement" caught on, the folks at Unicoi State Park were taking a look at how they could reduce waste.

October 12, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Flowery Branch boy recognized for helping in emergency

A 22-month-old Flowery Branch boy was honored Tuesday for aiding his grandmother with a 911 call after she was seriously injured.

October 12, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Blueways, splash parks among residents’ wishes

Swing sets, splash parks and blueways - just a few of the recreation ideas Gainesville residents have on their wish list.

October 12, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Local seniors may not see cost-of-living adjustments

Many local seniors are bracing for yet another Social Security freeze next year.

October 12, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Glades Reservoir backers stress its importance

Water experts working on the Glades Reservoir project answered tough questions from the public and the Hall County Board of Commissioners as they expressed the importance of the reservoir at a special workshop Tuesday morning.

October 12, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Manhunt ends with burglary suspect’s arrest

A Lawrenceville man suspected of at least 20 burglaries in Northeast Georgia and possibly others in Kentucky, Alabama and Illinois was arrested Monday night after eluding authorities for three weeks.

October 12, 2010 | By Mike Hill mhill@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Retirement benefits may return to Hall County

Employee retirement benefits could be the first thing to be reinstated as Hall County struggles to peel off austerity measures it started almost three years ago to battle the recession.

October 12, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Gainesville council hopes to add more ‘pocket’ parks

Gainesville neighborhoods may see more green space soon.

October 12, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Bell hopes Harvard seminar offers new ideas in water war

Hall County Commissioner Ashley Bell is shipping out to Boston on Friday to learn new ways to tackle one of the county's toughest issues - water.

October 12, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


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Revamped alcohol ordinance in the books

Restaurant patrons in downtown Gainesville can start taking their alcoholic beverages outside and stroll around starting at noon Wednesday.

August 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


UNG gets ready for campus carry

With classes set to start Monday, University of North Georgia Police Chief Justin Gaines was at the Gainesville campus Tuesday for a third town hall ...

August 16, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Attorneys argue tax assessment appeals to Ga. Supreme Court

ATLANTA - The dissection of a 2016 law's language was at issue Tuesday in a case involving Hall County tax assessments and five companies leasing ...

August 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville march draws more than 100 in response to Virginia violence

A peaceful group of more than 100 people marched through Gainesville on Tuesday in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.

August 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Grady Young Foundation awards 13 scholarships

The Grady Young Foundation has announced its 2017 scholarship recipients.

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Industrial buildings being added near downtown Oakwood

A small commercial development company has big plans for an industrial park near downtown Oakwood.

August 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


CASA seeks Champion for Children nominees

The Hall-Dawson Court-Appointed Special Advocates Program is seeking nominations for its Champion for Children Award. Nominations are due by Friday.

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Man charged with DUI after 9-car crash sends vehicle into Dahlonega Moe’s, injures 12

A Woodstock man faces DUI and reckless driving charges stemming from a nine-car wreck that sent his Chevrolet Express cargo van truck into a Moe ...

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Mother, boyfriend arrested after 3-year-old ingests meth

A mother and her boyfriend were arrested last week on felony child cruelty charges after the woman's 3-year-old son allegedly ingested methamphetamine in their ...

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall superintendent favors Cherokee Bluffs name for new middle, high school

The seventh Hall County middle and high schools, set to open next August, may get a new name later this month, and Superintendent Will Schofield ...

August 15, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


March planned today in Gainesville in reaction to Charlottesville violence

A march responding to the violence and clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, is set to begin at 5 p.m. in Roosevelt Square near downtown Gainesville.

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rocks cause uncertainty about Gainesville sports complex project

Plans for a long-awaited $6.6 million sports complex for multiple youth activities in Gainesville have encountered an unexpected hiccup when initial soil tests uncovered ...

August 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Rezoning OK paves way for 250-plus-home Oakwood subdivision

A 123-acre development off Martin Road in Oakwood will now be strictly residential, as Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to remove 23.6 acres ...

August 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall designs resources for teachers to use for total solar eclipse

With the total solar eclipse expected Aug. 21, Hall County teachers are getting digital resources developed by school district educators to help them teach students ...

August 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall school board responds to Charlottesville violence with initiative to promote ‘what unites us’

After a moment of silence to remember the people of Charlottesville, Va., amid the violence there over the weekend, Hall County school board members funded ...

August 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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