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Canine flu cases popping up in Georgia

Multiple cases of canine flu are popping up in Georgia after a dog show in Perry last month.

June 12, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Rezoning OK’d for Oakwood housing development, but development plan not settled

Rezoning for a planned residential development off McEver Road was approved by Oakwood City Council Monday night, but proposed development plans are still up in the air.

June 12, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Big Bear Cafe back open under new management

A big banner hanging from the front posts outside let everyone know that the landmark Big Bear Cafe is back serving its Southern-style country breakfast and lunch plates.

June 12, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Student growth in Hall, Gainesville is mostly among Hispanics

With Hispanic students accounting for almost all increased local school enrollment over the past five years and the growing uncertainty over the future of immigration law, local school officials say they are more careful in planning for school district needs.

June 12, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Authorities: Woman falsely reported rape at Dahlonega trail

A woman who told authorities she had been raped at the Lake Zwerner reservoir trails in Dahlonega is now accused of falsely reporting the crime, according to authorities.

June 12, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Work to replace Thompson Bridge could start as early as 2024

Replacement of the northbound bridge on Thompson Bridge Road/Ga. 60 over the Chattahoochee River in North Hall is one of several road projects that may be added to the Hall County area's transportation plans.

June 11, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


3 students graduate without missing a school day in 13 years

Earning any distinction that includes the word "perfect" takes focus and effort. To earn that recognition for more than a decade takes an even stronger commitment, as well as endurance.

June 11, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


UNG, Lanier Tech prepare for campus carry

With Georgia's campus carry law set to take effect July 1, officials at the University of North Georgia and Lanier Technical College are working to inform students, faculty, staff and school visitors about the new law.

June 11, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Shooting victim in stable condition at hospital

An adult man was shot in the stomach by another man Sunday morning in what Gainesville police are saying "was not a random crime."

June 11, 2017 | | Local


UNG offers money management help to students

With a baby on the way last fall, Rachael Oliver wanted to get better control of her finances, but didn't know where to start.

June 11, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Seniors embracing their golden years in Hall

Seniors searching for active adult living are finding it in full measure in Hall County.

June 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Wider Friendship Road has led to a rise in crashes

When the officer arrived for duty through the Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic grant in January, Hall County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Todd Casper had two words: Friendship Road.

June 11, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall County remodels home to ease market crunch

On Lula Road, an investor is remodeling a modest home to sell it at a loss.

June 11, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Dog-centric business set to open on Skelton Road in Gainesville

Scot Rucker needed a place to keep his customers' dogs while training them, and that's how Fido's World was born.

June 11, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Earth Sense: Check of history shows big variations in temperatures

It's difficult to see the presence or absence of climatic change from looking at temperature records alone, as a quick analysis of data has shown that I did with Johnny Vardeman last week. Vardeman writes a history-focused column for The Times, and obtained Gainesville temperature data from 1919. Brenau University's weather station had a complete 2016 set, supplying close to 9,000 temperature measurements.

June 11, 2017 | Rudi Kiefer | Local


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Chattahoochee Bank in Gainesville bought by North Carolina bank

Gainesville's Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia has been purchased by North Carolina-based Entegra Financial Corp., the holding company of Entegra Bank.

June 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Adam Lindsey named new Gainesville AD, assistant principal

After three years as athletic director at Jackson County High School, Adam Lindsey is making the move to Gainesville.

June 27, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Fire destroys 6,000-square-foot West Hall home

Authorities are trying to determine what caused a Monday night blaze that destroyed a 6,000-square-foot West Hall home and displaced two residents and a ...

June 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Attorneys argue on victim’s last words in murder case appeal

ATLANTA - A murder victim's words to his mother before his death were at the center of oral arguments Monday at the Supreme Court of ...

June 26, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Jackson County school administrator named Chicopee principal

A Jackson County School System assistant superintendent has been named the new principal of Chicopee Woods Elementary School.

June 26, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall school board approves budget with employee raises

Members of the Hall County school board approved a 2017-18 fiscal year budget that includes more than $12 million in new spending while setting a ...

June 26, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Grand jury re-indicts violin teacher accused of child molestation

A Clermont man was re-indicted by a Hall County grand jury last week in an alleged child molestation case, now including some more serious charges.

June 26, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


New South Hall school attendance lines finalized

After months of getting feedback and two public hearings in May, members of the Hall County school board unanimously approved a controversial change in school ...

June 26, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall commissioners reject rezoning for dog kennel after neighborhood blowback

There will be no commercial dog kennel on Duckett Mill Road after the Hall County Board of Commissioners rejected a zoning request on Thursday.

June 26, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Report: No traffic light or roundabout warranted at Cresswind entrance

A recently completed traffic study shows neither a traffic light nor a roundabout is needed at Cresswind at Lake Lanier on Browns Bridge Road/Ga ...

June 26, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood man charged with rape, child molestation

An Oakwood man faces statutory rape and child molestation charges in connection with incidents which allegedly occurred with a teenage girl over a period of ...

June 26, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Fuel spill blocks both Ga. 400 northbound lanes

A jackknifed tractor trailer that is leaking diesel fuel has two northbound lanes of Ga. 400 at Dawson Forest Road blocked.

June 26, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Local


Gainesville man shot to death in vehicle

Hall County Sheriff's Office investigators are working to identify who shot a man to death inside a vehicle early Monday morning.

June 26, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Cancer patients get heart assessment in hospital program

If having advanced cancer isn't enough of a health worry, intense treatment can bring about another serious medical problem - heart disease.

June 25, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


2 hearings set Monday for Hall school budget

Residents will have two final chances Monday to make comments on a proposed 2017-18 Hall County Schools budget before the school board takes a final ...

June 25, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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