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Event urges reflection on immigration

For the second year, local religious groups will walk from Gainesville to Atlanta, stopping to pray, reflect and raise awareness to the plight faced by many immigrants.

March 27, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Investigators now visit the scene in every burglary case

With a 23 percent increase in burglaries last year in Hall County, sheriff's officials decided investigation methods needed to change.

March 27, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Judges name Henson interim clerk of courts

Late Friday afternoon, the judges of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit appointed Pam Henson, 57, to serve as Dawson County's interim clerk of courts.

March 27, 2010 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Local legislators make crossover day deadline

This is it. We're 30 days into the 40-day 2010 Georgia legislative session. And it's Crossover Day.

March 27, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville State College closes pool due to budget concerns

After much consideration, Gainesville State College officials say they can no longer afford to keep the college's pool open.

March 26, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Authorities say mother helped son flee

Authorities believe a Valdosta woman helped her son flee Hall County when he jumped bail during his rape and child molestation trial this week.

March 26, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Gainesville student named State Youth of the Year

Gainesville High School student Teryan Rucker has been named State Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Rucker, a 12-year member of the club, will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Reader's Digest Foundation and will go on to compete at the regional level, according to officials with the club.

March 26, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Main Street Market recovers after fire

Main Street Market reopened for business Friday after a morning electrical fire threatened to keep the lights off in the downtown mainstay.

March 26, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Hall commission OKs ethics code

The Hall County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to adopt an updated ethics code Thursday, finally ending a yearlong push for ethics reform.

March 25, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Study proposes new exit, widening for I-85

A new Interstate 85 exit could be coming at the Ga. 60 overpass in Braselton, according to an I-85 corridor study.

March 25, 2010 | Claire Miller Times regional staff | Local


Author gives guidance to teachers on learning model

This week, some Hall County educators were able to go straight to the source for more information about how to improve their school's learning environment.

March 25, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Fugitive gets 45 years for child molestation

A Gainesville man who jumped bail during his child molestation trial was captured outside a South Georgia motel with his mother Thursday, six hours after being convicted and sentenced in absentia to 45 years in prison, authorities said.

March 25, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Bus driver faces child porn charges

A Hall County school bus driver and self-described "Patriot Preacher" was arrested Thursday on child pornography charges, authorities said.

March 25, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Graduate office to serve growing area of Brenau University

Brenau University is looking to expand its graduate programs, beginning with a new admissions office.
The Office of Graduate Admissions, which opened this month, will work exclusively to connect potential students with professors and programs of study.
"We want to grow strategically," said Christina White, director of the Office of Graduate Admissions. "Having an office solely focused on graduate students is important."
The office is especially important because the nature of graduate studies is so different from undergraduate studies, said Gail Starich, dean of the School of Health and Science.
While undergraduate education is broad and requires classes in many ...

March 25, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Lake group’s annual meeting to spotlight Corps of Engineers commander

Lake Lanier Association officials pushed some of their agenda as they dined Wednesday with one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' highest-ranking officers in the South.
They also sized up the man who will be the guest speaker at the group's annual meeting, set for May 18 at Lakeview Center in Dawson County.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Todd T. Semonite is "a very personable guy and wants to do the right thing, but he's straight up in terms of (his duties)," said Val Perry, the association's executive vice president.
"(The corps) is going to ...

March 25, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


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PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Music festival offers edgy sounds by the water’s edge

Ten performers were in the lineup for Saturday's Sets at Sunset Music Festival, an all-day house, techno and trance festival held at the Lake ...

April 29, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Ramble visitors peruse Gainesville’s historic homes

Historic Gainesville was awash with pedestrians on the sidewalks and lounging in the shade of Victorian homes Saturday as part of the Gainesville Ramble, an ...

April 29, 2017 | Katie Tiller | Local


Big birds and small peeps enjoy flavors, fun of Chicken Festival

If you love chicken, Gainesville is the place to be, particularly for Saturday's annual Spring Chicken Festival.

April 29, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Cagle enters governor's race Sunday with ambitious economic plan

Casey Cagle is launching his campaign for governor with ambitious promises: A $100 million tax cut in his first 100 days and 500,000 jobs ...

April 29, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


UNG master plan includes proposals for housing, parking at Gainesville campus

On-campus student housing, two new parking decks and the conversion of a main campus road into a pedestrian walkway are among the needs identified for ...

April 29, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


King’s Hawaiian gets manufacturing award

Almost six years after investing more than $160 million to build a manufacturing facility in Flowery Branch, King's Hawaiian Bakery East is recognized as ...

April 29, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Art in the Square taking a break in 2017

After a 14-year run, Art is the Square is taking a break - at least for 2017.

April 29, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall County student selected for Furman scholarship

GREENVILLE, S.C.- A Johnson High School graduate is one of three Furman University students selected for the Hispanic Alliance-Furman University Fellowship for the 2017-18 ...

April 29, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Linwood Nature Preserve Ecology Center is dedicated

Linwood Nature Preserve Ecology Center opened Friday after years of planning and planting with birds chirping and the sun shining.

April 29, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Federal offices to issue more secure green cards, employment documents

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will start Monday issuing more secure green cards and employment authorization documents to prevent fraud.

April 29, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities: Suspect in Banks deputy shooting dead

ATLANTA - An FBI agent was shot and injured in Atlanta on Friday in an altercation with the suspect in the shooting of a Banks County ...

April 28, 2017 | Times Staff and Wire reports | Local


Enota School heritage celebration set for Sunday

Alumni and the community will come together to celebrate more than six decades of history Sunday afternoon during the Enota Heritage Celebration.

April 28, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Police ID body found in car along I-85

Police identified a man found dead Wednesday in a car along Interstate 85 in Jefferson.

April 28, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Contractor chosen for $1.5M Senior Life Center makeover

With a contractor lined up, the director of the Senior Life Center in Gainesville expects attendance to remain steady when a $1.5 million makeover ...

April 28, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Lula threatens legal action against Hall County over sewer agreement

Lawyered up and ready for a legal fight, Lula city officials made it clear they want Hall County to honor a sewer agreement the parties ...

April 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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