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Gainesville attorney John Breakfield announces run for State Court bench

A Gainesville attorney announced Wednesday his intent to run for the Hall County State Court judgeship.

January 13, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


University of North Georgia president says school looking at Lanier Tech facilities

As the University of North Georgia experiences growth on all of its campuses, its administration is looking to expand to nearby facilities.

January 13, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Bought a Powerball ticket? Watch out for these scams

If you get a phone call, letter or email telling you that you've won some money from the big Powerball jackpot, don't get excited. It's a scam.

January 13, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


2 pistols recovered after arrests in Southern jewelry heists

ATLANTA - Two loaded, semi-automatic pistols were recovered by federal agents from a Georgia apartment following the arrests of two suspects in a spree of jewelry store robberies across the South, newly filed court records show.

January 12, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


Gainesville business provides employee with a wheelchair van for son

Roberto Morales called his supervisor Pete Myers 13 years ago to ask for the day off because his family had just been in a terrible wreck on the way to school.

January 12, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Clermont now has 2 Town Council candidates

Two people have now qualified to run for Clermont's two vacant Town Council seats.

January 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


More single-family homes could be on way at Mundy Mill mixed-use development

The prospect of constructing a new elementary school off Mundy Mill Road in Gainesville has shifted plans to build out a massive residential and commercial project in the area.

January 12, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Victim testifies in alleged kidnapping, sexual assault case

The victim of an alleged kidnapping, sexual assault and attempted rape testified in front of a jury Tuesday.

January 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Doctor describes toddler’s burn injuries in court case

A doctor who treated 16-month-old Damon Gaddis for burns in June 2014 testified in Hall County Superior Court on Tuesday that the child likely was scalded.

January 12, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Former principal Ben Fouts led with ‘calm, humble spirit’

Ben Fouts wasn't known for being a talker, but he made an impact that has his former co-workers and students in Hall County remembering him fondly this week.

January 12, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Authorities: Fire accidental, caused by electrical problem

The cause of a fire off Cleveland Highway early Monday has been determined to be an electrical problem, according to Hall County Fire Services.

January 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Georgia governor touts his 2015 measures on schools, roads

January 12, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


Gainesville officials address construction concerns at new Enota school

Two Gainesville elected groups met Monday night to discuss some major projects in the city.

January 12, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Man faces jury on charges of kidnapping, attempted rape against jogger

Jury selection began Monday for a Gainesville man accused of kidnapping a jogger on Barrett Road and attempting to rape her.

January 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Friendship Road widening now set for June completion

The widening of Friendship Road/Ga. 347 in South Hall County was supposed to wrap up today, but weather is putting off the expected completion to June.

January 12, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Medical Center marks 65th anniversary of Hall County’s original hospital

It was Sept. 1, 1951, when the 90-bed Hall County Hospital opened its doors at 743 Spring St. in Gainesville

February 07, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Oakwood woman’s family seeks answers to 2014 slaying

The loved ones of Holly Fox Strickland will let Chinese floating lanterns fly this weekend to honor the memory of a mother killed two years ...

February 07, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Early voting in Georgia’s presidential primary starts Monday

Now it gets real.

February 07, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Stormwater silt still a problem at North Lake Square

Repairs and improvements to stormwater detention infrastructure at the new North Lake Square shopping center on Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville have not stopped silt runoff ...

February 07, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Local man sells model planes to afford future he never planned

Ray Lawson lived his life like there was no tomorrow.

February 07, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Business leaders honor trio of area pioneers

A neurosurgeon, a conservationist and a CEO walked into a country club Saturday night in Gainesville and walked out as the newest inductees of the ...

February 06, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Polar Bear Plunge draws dozens to leap into Lake Lanier, if a month late

On Saturday, 53 brave individuals chose to do something most would consider strange or abnormal: jump into the frigid February waters of Lake Lanier at ...

February 06, 2016 | Alex Popp | Local


Fire destroys mobile home in North Hall; 2 escape unhurt

Two residents escaped a mobile home fire early Saturday morning in North Hall County, but the home was a total loss.

February 06, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


2 Injured Hall firefighters ‘disappointed,’ ‘saddened’ by county’s decision to end their employment

Two of the three Hall County firefighters injured in a July 2014 training incident called their separation from the county disappointing, one saying he was ...

February 06, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Scoring change helps more adults secure GEDs

Henry Moore of Gillsville will get his GED in early March after a change in the scoring of the test gave him a passing grade.

February 05, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


VA schedules workshops in Toccoa, Cornelia

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will hold counseling workshops for veterans at Georgia Department of Labor career centers in Stephens and Habersham counties ...

February 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Crews put out home fire in East Hall

Hall County firefighters put out a residential fire Friday in the 2800 block of Gillsville Highway in East Hall County.

February 05, 2016 | | Local


Dentists, students take day to treat children in need of dental care

"It gets kind of crazy," David Byers, head of the dental hygiene program at Lanier Technical College, said Friday morning as about 100 volunteers provided ...

February 05, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Go Red event highlights women’s heart health

True to its name, the inaugural Go Red for Women gathering at First Baptist Gainesville brought out hundreds of women - and a handful of men ...

February 05, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Union County hospital CEO, 5 others arrested in prescription drug sting

The CEO of Blairsville's Union General Hospital is one of six suspects accused of being involved with fraudulent prescriptions for painkillers.

February 05, 2016 | From Times staff, Associated Press reports | Local


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