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It’s Christmas in July for local butchers

For many residents, Fourth of July celebrations aren't complete without throwing some meat on the grill.

July 03, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Times seeks V-J Day memories

One of the mostly highly celebrated days in history was Aug. 15, 1945, when the Allies announced the surrender of Japanese forces during World War II.

July 03, 2010 | | Local


Lula pays tribute to war heroes

As the summer heat filled downtown Lula on Saturday night, people gathered around the fountain and brick wall in Lula's Veterans Park for a candlelight service and dedication of 204 new bricks inscribed with the names of war veterans.

July 03, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Sharing names with nation’s greats sparks pride

It's not down in the history books yet, but you might be surprised to know that John Kennedy sat next to Richard Nixon in the sixth grade.

July 03, 2010 | Mimi Ensley | Local


Concert revs up crowd for sizzling Fourth of July

Patriotism brings the Gainesville community together.

July 03, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Calvin Allen, pioneer Gainesville doctor, dies at 85

Calvin Allen, the first anesthesiologist in Gainesville, died at his home Friday night after a long illness.

July 03, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Elementary school launches pilot program

Mount Vernon Elementary School may be on its way to charter school status.

July 02, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville has no plans, money to repurpose the Green Street pool

Kasia Stanfill looks back fondly on the summers she spent at Gainesville's Green Street pool. She remembers standing on the water's edge, waiting to jump into the cool water for the first time.

July 02, 2010 | Mimi Ensley | Local


School system puts focus on new website

Gainesville City Schools parents can now find information with more ease.

July 02, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Future of Lanier Golf Course unclear

Forsyth County's next move in the ongoing saga surrounding Lanier Golf Course remains uncertain.

July 02, 2010 | Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


Officials urge caution on roads this weekend

The Fourth of July holiday travel period began Thursday evening, and officials predict higher crash rates as the weekend persists.

July 02, 2010 | Mimi Ensley | Local


Former firefighter leads fireworks show over Laurel Park

Each year, it goes off with a bang.

July 02, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Group offers to get holiday revelers, cars home safely

For John Ergovich, getting arrested for driving under the influence was a bigger inconvenience than it ever would have been to get a sober person to drive him home.

July 02, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Communities celebrate Fourth of July with unique events

Golf carts, streamers and good old-fashioned fun define the Fourth of July for one lakeside community.

July 02, 2010 | Mimi Ensley | Local


Gainesville to vote on water treatment plant

A new water treatment plant may soon be on the drawing board for Gainesville.

July 02, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


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GBI warns of dangerous counterfeit drugs

Since 2015, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation found six cases of drugs from Hall County stamped differently than their contents.

May 28, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities ID motorcyclist killed in Dawson wreck

Authorities have identified a man killed Friday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a passenger vehicle in the area of Beartooth Parkway and Ga. 400 ...

May 28, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Cove’s Law aims to help catch rare, reversible genetic condition at birth

A recent change in Georgia law will help parents and the Georgia Department of Public Health catch a rare genetic disorder in newborns before it ...

May 28, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


New Chestatee program helping students with disabilities, at-risk kids shows positive results

A new program targeting 50 Chestatee High School students who have disabilities or are considered at-risk appeared to show some positive results in its first ...

May 28, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


UNG remembers 2014 grad killed in Iraq, buried at Arlington National Cemetery

While the nation mourns the loss of those who paid the ultimate price in service to their country on this Memorial Day, the grieving is ...

May 28, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Health system CEO Carol Burrell rises from humble beginnings

Carol Burrell's father, a career electrician at the General Motors plant in Doraville, wanted his daughter to get a trade for one simple reason.

May 28, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall’s war dead remembered at Sunday ceremony

When Willard Croy's name was called Sunday, memories started flooding back for Gainesville's Johnny Hulsey.

May 28, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Authorities ID man found dead near Don Carter State Park in Lake Lanier

A boater found a Gainesville man's body floating just south of Don Carter State Park in Lake Lanier just after 2:30 p.m ...

May 27, 2017 | | Local


Early college program has early success

Early in the 2016-17 school year, 126 students from six Hall County high schools started going to Jones Learning Center five days a week to ...

May 27, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Slideshow: Flowery Branch High School graduation

Flowery Branch High seniors graduated Saturday night at Free Chapel Worship Center.

May 27, 2017 | | Local


Slideshow: Chestatee High School graduation

Seniors of Chestatee High walked across the stage Saturday at Free Chapel Worship Center and received their diplomas.

May 27, 2017 | | Local


Property values growing in Hall

Hall County real estate assessments jumped $275 million in 2017, and county leaders would need to roll back the tax rate almost 4 percent to ...

May 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Green Street group home in hands of City Council

May 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Memorial Day parade to march on without Cecil Boswell

Gainesville's annual Memorial Day parade will have the same patriotic flair, from high schoolers marching with their band instruments and antique cars tooling down ...

May 27, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


20-year-old killed in Browns Bridge Road head-on collision

A 20-year-old Gainesville driver was killed in a wreck Friday afternoon on Browns Bridge Road/Ga. 369 at Memorial Park Drive, according to authorities.

May 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


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