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Gainesville World War II vet remembered through granddaughter’s Texas charity work

Hammond B. Davis served his country in World War II and beyond, but Alzheimer's disease would be his last battle.

July 03, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Judge rules in Gainesville’s favor on fair housing suit involving alleged racial epithets by worker

A judge last week ruled in favor of the city of Gainesville in a federal Fair Housing Act lawsuit, saying the alleged racial epithets of one employee cannot make the city liable for damages.

July 03, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Two upscale home projects get initial OK from Hall Planning Commission

Two upscale home building projects were recommended for approval by the Hall County Planning Commission on Monday.

July 03, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Woman charged in shooting of another woman

A Flowery Branch woman faces charges in connection with an incident Friday in which she allegedly shot another woman in the leg and shot at a third woman.

July 03, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Jacobs to speak about UNG consolidation as part of panel in Austria

University of North Georgia President Bonita Jacobs will spend this week in Vienna, Austria, where she plans to talk about the university's 2013 consolidation as a panelist on trends in education during the International Association of Presidents triennial conference July 5-8.

July 02, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


New Domino’s being built next to current store in Oakwood

A new, freestanding Domino's restaurant is being built on Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood, next to the current location.

July 02, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Work finally started at McEver-Jim Crow intersection in Flowery Branch

Years, even decades, after it was conceived as a project, the makeover of McEver Road at Jim Crow Road/Gainesville Street in Flowery Branch is underway.

July 02, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Safety a focus as revelers jam Lake Lanier for holiday

Lake Lanier is one of the most popular year-round destinations under U.S. Army Corps of Engineers jurisdiction, drawing more than 7.5 million visitors each year.

July 02, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


As Hall jail population rises, staff stretched thin

In August 2011, the Hall County Jail reached 98 percent capacity with an average of more than 400 inmates from other counties filling the beds.

July 02, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall housing market roaring back from recession

The wooded trail winds down to scenic Little Fox Lake, a bucolic retreat for residents of Georgian Acres subdivision in southeast Hall County.

July 02, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Who isn't paying Hall taxes due to exemptions? Quite a few

Hall County is raising its property taxes in 2018, and here's a look at who doesn't have to pay them.

July 02, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Lanier Tech’s new campus seen as a ‘generator’ for area economy

Thousands making their daily commute on Ga. 365 are seeing a game-changer take shape before their eyes at the Howard Road intersection.

July 02, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Photo slideshow: Sterling on the Lake lights up for red, white and blue

Sterling on the Lake in Flowery Branch got an early start on the Fourth of July celebrations with a festival and fireworks show on Saturday.

July 01, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Young warriors train to fight future cyberwars

About 40 high school students have spent much of past two weeks learning how to hack a car with a computer, break into computer systems and race drones on the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega campus.

July 01, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Electronic music festival kicks off in Braselton

Grinding electronics and thrumming, vibrating bass rolled around the hills of Braselton as the Moonshine Music and Arts Festival kicked off its first day.

July 01, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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Gainesville man dies in Myrtle Beach, S.C., swimming incident

A 35-year-old Gainesville man died Sunday morning during a swimming incident at Myrtle Beach, S.C., according to a Facebook post from the Myrtle Beach ...

July 23, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Graham stays behind the scenes as Gainesville Parks and Rec’s deputy director

It's no coincidence that one has to turn into Community Way to get to the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville.

July 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Summer vacation? Not for many teachers in Gainesville, Hall

Early one Monday morning this summer, Ronda Larned was working in her classroom at the new Mundy Mill Academy when Principal Crystal Brown walked in ...

July 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


‘Heaven on Earth:’ Helen has a new hotel offering in Valhalla Resort

Helen's newest place to stay is off the beaten path of tourist traffic, sitting nestled between mountains.

July 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Judge William O’Kelley remembered for patience, respect, humor

ATLANTA - Friends, family and members of the legal community gathered Saturday in Atlanta to honor the life of Senior U.S. District Judge William C ...

July 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gateway Center awarded grant to help victims with legal representation

Gateway Domestic Violence Center in Gainesville was awarded more than $10,000 this month for a program helping low-income domestic violence victims find legal representation.

July 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Goodbye gas? Electric cars are coming in greater numbers, variety

Hall County drivers don't seem to much care for electric vehicles. Maybe they should.

July 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Photo slideshow: Yo, ho, ho; Poker Run pirates show their cards

Lake Lanier was overrun by pirates Saturday for the annual Pirates of Lanier Family Poker Run in Flowery Branch on Saturday.

July 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Proposal seeks rezoning change in Oakwood from commercial to residential

Plans appear to be moving forward on a new subdivision off Martin Road at Falcon Parkway/Ga. 13 - near a planned new interchange at Interstate ...

July 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County kids go to film school

Righting the wrongs of a lonely child-turned bully. Fighting a time-stopping villain after leaping from the two-dimensional world of a painting. Princesses getting attacked and ...

July 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville lawmakers to work on health care, construction committees

Gainesville's state representatives have landed seats on committees studying Georgia health care and construction.

July 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Brenau to expand art collection

Brenau University is expected to add more than 2,000 works of art to its collection with the pending acquisition of assets belonging to a ...

July 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall County adds 4 new ambulances into service

Harking back to the era of horse-drawn transportation, Hall County Fire Services celebrated Friday the arrival of four new ambulances with a "push-in" ceremony.

July 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville to weigh plans for 65 townhomes on South Enota

A Buford-based homebuilder is looking to get almost 22 acres rezoned to develop 65 townhomes on South Enota Drive in Gainesville.

July 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Workers rescued from Cargill silo after lift malfunction

Two employees doing maintenance work inside a Cargill silo were helped down by Gainesville firefighters after their lift malfunctioned, according to authorities.

July 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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