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Osprey urged to build nests elsewhere before crews demolish Boling Bridge

The ospreys who live on Boling Bridge, which connects Hall and Forsyth counties, were given an eviction notice Friday.

March 10, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Fire does ‘extensive damage’ to home in lakeside subdivision

Paul Yuntis escaped his home with his cat early Friday morning as the home caught fire.

March 10, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Pedestrian still in serious condition after accident at Stan’s Biscuits

The man injured in a car accident at Stan's Biscuits earlier this week is still in serious condition at the hospital.

March 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Boy Scouts honor former members for contributions to community

Each of the three former Boy Scouts honored at the annual American Values Dinner Thursday shared one thing in common. Honorees Sen. Butch Miller, Bob Swoszowski and Dick Valentine love their community and giving back to it.

March 10, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Brenau women’s history event honors AARP founder

Ethel Percy Andrus lived by what she preached.

March 10, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Officials want more traffic data for project off Dawsonville Highway

Residents wary of more gridlock on Dawsonville Highway from a planned large upscale subdivision along Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville are embracing the city's request for more traffic data from the developer.

March 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Officials: Proposed Hall County film ordinance needs some work

An ordinance that sets controls on Hollywood filming in Hall County is drawing concerns for being so restrictive that it might scare off some production crews.

March 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Right of way work on Spout Springs Road can move forward

Right of way acquisition now can begin officially on the Spout Springs Road widening project in South Hall.

March 09, 2017 | | Local


Feds say 'Deshaun Watson Way’ street sign can't be red

Mention the federal Department of Transportation, and Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan sees red and gets hot under the collar.

March 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Authorities: Man tried to strangle deputy at jail

A Gainesville man is accused of trying to strangle a deputy at the Hall County Jail.

March 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Woman who ran taxi business for 50 years remembered for faith, humor

Arabella Partlow could be counted on.

March 09, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Officials give update on Hall County road projects schedule

While some construction barrels already line some Hall County roads, other traffic relief appears on the way in the form of some big transportation projects.

March 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


University of North Georgia holds mock disaster drill simulating tornado aftermath

The University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus held a mock disaster event Wednesday to help students, faculty and staff gain practical experience in how to respond to emergency situations.

March 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall state lawmaker Emory Dunahoo continues push for ‘FairTax’

A Hall County state lawmaker has introduced "FairTax" legislation that would convert Georgia's tax code from a state income tax to a statewide consumption tax system.

March 08, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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Bill requiring boat titles likely pushed off to 2018 legislative session

A Georgia bill requiring boat titles is likely dead for this year's General Assembly session, which ends Thursday, but it could return next year.

March 29, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Boys & Girls Clubs expand scope, change name

Ala Harbin had not yet started kindergarten when she was drawn to the fun and games that attracted other neighborhood children to the Boys & Girls ...

March 29, 2017 | By Carlos Galarza and Clark Leonard cgalarza@gainesvilletimes.com, cleonard@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Interstate 985 North at mile marker 18 shut down with crash

Interstate 985 northbound is shut down with a four-vehicle crash, according to authorities.

March 29, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lakeshore Mall sells for $6.8 million in auction

Lakeshore Mall sold for $6.8 million in a digital auction that ended Wednesday, said a source familiar with the process.

March 29, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


North Hall Middle student arrested after bomb threat leads to evacuation

A North Hall Middle School student is in custody following a bomb threat Wednesday that led to the evacuation of the school, school officials ...

March 29, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


East Hall student arrested, charged with LSD possession on campus

An East Hall High School student has been arrested and charged with possession and intent to distribute LSD on the school campus.

March 29, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall schools look to update aging bus fleet

After putting off school bus purchases completely during five of the past 10 years, Hall County school officials are playing catch-up to update their aging ...

March 29, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Responders practice emergency management skills

One by one, students sporting mock injuries like gashes and broken bones were carried on stretchers by medics during an annual training exercise Tuesday.

March 29, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Buford looks for assist from Hall County to pay for new school

Funding for a new $70 million high school in Buford should get an assist from Hall County, the city's long-time political leader said Tuesday.

March 29, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Center Point honors students, business leaders for dedication to community

Every year, Center Point Mentoring honors their heroes.

March 29, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Three from Gainesville sentenced in tax fraud scheme

Three people from Gainesville were sentenced Tuesday for involvement in an income tax fraud scheme, according to authorities.

March 28, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lane closure set this week on Boling Bridge project

An overnight single-lane closure is set this week as work continues on the Boling Bridge replacement on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 at the Hall-Forsyth county ...

March 28, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Huddle House opens in New Holland

One of Gainesville's fastest growing business areas added another restaurant Monday.

March 28, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


GDOL to host 4th recruitment for Flexicrew in Cornelia

The Georgia Department of Labor's Habersham Area Career Center will host a fourth recruitment for Flexicrew, a staffing and employment agency, to hire 50 ...

March 28, 2017 | | Local


Officials seek South Hall school rezoning feedback

Parents in South Hall have a couple of months to view online resources to help them assess how a Hall County Schools rezoning plan to ...

March 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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