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Gainesville brings ‘parklet’ to downtown square

The married couple liked what they saw as they sized up the platform extending from the sidewalk outside their craft beer establishment on the Gainesville square.

June 02, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Man in ICU; Oakwood police looking for car that hit him

Oakwood Police are searching for a vehicle they believe was involved in a hit-and-run accident Wednesday afternoon that left a man in the intensive care unit at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

June 02, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Amazon hiring 1,000 for Jefferson plant

Amazon is hiring for 1,000 full-time jobs at its 850,000-square-foot plant in Jefferson.

June 02, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Local law enforcement work at doughnut shops to raise money for Special Olympics

Law enforcement officers embraced the doughnut cliches on Friday in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics athletes in Georgia.

June 02, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Former Hall teacher walks for camp scholarships

With 8.91 miles completed of a 10-mile solo charity walk in Gainesville Thursday afternoon, Betty Ray knew she would complete her goal for the day.

June 02, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Flowery Branch council approves tax rate with 3-2 vote

After hearing from three residents who spoke at two public hearings, the Flowery Branch City Council approved, by a 3-2 vote, first reading of an ordinance Thursday night that would keep taxes the same for all residents except those who had higher reassessments this year.

June 02, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville police looking for armed robbery suspect

Gainesville Police are looking for a man suspected of armed robbery in an incident Thursday morning at an auto parts store.

June 01, 2017 | | Local




Women’s shelter, other causes get Wells Fargo donations

Three Gainesville causes have more cash in the bank thanks to donations from Wells Fargo, which is celebrating the opening of its new location on Jesse Jewell Parkway.

June 01, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville officials give their spin on property tax changes

Gainesville City Manager Bryan Lackey has a suggestion for downplaying a 1.42 percent property tax increase in the new budget.

June 01, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall County’s alert system won’t wake you again except in life-threatening situations

Hall County's mass emergency alert system is going to be used less often after a policy change prompted by Tuesday's missing child alert.

June 01, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Slideshow: Hot air balloons fill Helen skies with color

Weather conditions are important when flying hot air balloons, and the weather was perfect Thursday morning in Helen for the 44th annual Helen to the Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Race.

June 01, 2017 | Scott Rogers | Local


Lane closures could slow U.S. 129/Ga. 11

Rolling lane closures could slow traffic on U.S. 129/Ga. 11 during the day Thursday as grass is mowed along the shoulders of the road widening project.

June 01, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Expect delays Wednesday on Spout Springs Road

Roadwork may affect traffic on Spout Springs Road on Wednesday.

June 01, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Riverside to honor Bagwell, Strickland at leadership dinner Aug. 10

Riverside Military Academy will honor Tommy Bagwell and Loyd F. Strickland at the fourth annual Sandy Beaver Entrepreneurial Leadership Award dinner on Aug. 10. The dinner will be held in Alumni Hall on the Riverside campus.

May 31, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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Investigator details armed robberies in court

A Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator told the court Thursday of two robberies occurring May 13, cases separated by a few miles in Gainesville.

June 23, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Two inmates at Alto prison granted parole after high school graduation

For Kelli Armstrong and Tammy Kline, the ceremony Thursday at Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto didn't just mark the end of their high ...

June 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall commissioners approve tax increase

Property taxes are going up in Hall County.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville Eye Associates founder retires after 35 years

In 1982, set to begin his career as an ophthalmologist, Dr. Stephen Farkas heard from a cousin that the Gainesville area was a "great place ...

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man indicted in killing of Gainesville grad in Atlanta

ATLANTA - A 39-year-old man accused of shooting a Gainesville High graduate on an Atlanta street in broad daylight has been indicted.

June 22, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Fundraising page set up for family of father, son drowning victims

More than $25,000 has been raised since a Dahlonega man and his son drowned at a popular Lumpkin County swimming spot.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Middle teacher indicted for charge of simple battery against student

A Hall County grand jury has indicted a Gainesville Middle School teacher of simple battery stemming from a hallway incident with a student that was ...

June 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Responses to having cameras on docks mostly positive

Public comments were in favor of allowing cameras on docks at Lake Lanier, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall school system to get its very own drug dog

A drug dog will patrol the halls of the Hall County School District beginning next school year.

June 22, 2017 | | Local


Volunteers, partnerships work to feed children in Hall County this summer

Growing up in the Chestatee community, Alisha Chavez was one of many students who benefited from the reduced-fare lunch program at school, but she didn ...

June 22, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Top chamber volunteers of the year recognized

Fifteen people were recognized Thursday as the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce top volunteers of 2016-17.

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall unemployment rate remains at 3.9 percent in May

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in May was 3.9 percent, unchanged from April, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures released Thursday.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville officials heading off to ‘working weekend’ in Savannah

One of the perks of having a leadership role in city government is the opportunity to attend the annual convention of the Georgia Municipal Association ...

June 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall County earns certification for teaching students online safety

As someone who works daily with students who are using technology more often in a variety of ways, Tricia Barry didn't hesitate when asked ...

June 21, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Decision time comes for Hall County on taxes

It's decision time on tax increases for the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

June 21, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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