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Mother, son lose home in Monday night fire

A mother and her teenage son lost their home to a fire Monday night.

December 20, 2016 | | Local


Cities, Hall County prepare to divvy up services

The stakes are high as Gainesville, Hall County and other local governments prepare for negotiations in 2017 over who delivers various services to local residents, such as public safety, water and road maintenance, and how these services are managed.

December 19, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Funds from donation will help Riverside Academy cadet

A check for $1,500 was recently presented to Riverside Military Academy to help a Riverside cadet.

December 19, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Lula looking to set 2017 election, qualifying

Lula is considering setting the Nov. 7 election for mayor and two council posts.

December 19, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Civil rights activist hopes to relaunch local Southern Christian Leadership Conference chapter

The legacy of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference is profound. Now, Gainesville resident Jeffrey Williams is hoping to relaunch a local chapter to fight for civil rights for a new generation of African-Americans.

December 19, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Higgins preparing to take over as Hall Board of Commissioners chairman

There may be big differences in leading a large school system and a county government with its web of departments, from public works to landfill operations.

December 19, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


$900 in electronics, clothes stolen from Wal-Mart

A man left the Oakwood Wal-Mart last week with almost $900 in stolen electronics and clothing items, police said.

December 19, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Portion of Wilshire Trails Park to be closed for 3 days

Part of Wilshire Trails Park in Gainesville will be closed Tuesday through Thursday for the park's latest trail replacement.

December 19, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Trump wins Georgia's Electoral College vote

December 19, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


DOT delays I-985 slab replacement until new year

Because of recent rain, concrete slab replacement along the northbound lanes of Interstate 985 has been delayed to Jan. 2, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

December 19, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Mecum hailed as ‘true public servant’ as he leaves Hall Board of Commissioners chairman role

Richard Mecum's long career in public service is coming to a close. Or so he thinks.

December 18, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Work now could start in February on new Flowery Branch City Hall

Construction of the new Flowery Branch City Hall has been delayed by unexpected costs involving soil needed for the project.

December 18, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Winter coat drives, donations serve local homeless

As volunteers sort through men's and women's clothing, from jeans to jackets to sweaters and scarves, the Rev. Victor Lamar Johnson of the Veterans & Community Outreach Foundation looks on with a sly grin.

December 18, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Midtown becomes new hub for local artists in Gainesville

Midtown is getting more artsy.

December 18, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Get out of town: Hall County has banished more than 300 in 6 years

When the handcuffs come off, it's time for some people to leave town.

December 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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No one hurt in school bus wreck in North Hall

No one was injured in an early Monday school bus wreck on Jim Hood Road near Sutton Road in North Hall.

January 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Georgia legislature opens session focused on schools, health

January 09, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Matt Dubnik has worked to prepare for first time in legislature

A learning curve is ahead, but Matt Dubnik has been preparing for his first day under the gold dome for 10 months - or ever since ...

January 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Taxes, medical marijuana among Hall legislators’ priorities

State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, is once again a top floor leader for Gov. Nathan Deal in the Senate.

January 08, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Latest winter weather closings, schedule changes

Here are schedule changes related to the winter weather as provided to The Times:

January 08, 2017 | | Local


Building a reputation: Gainesville’s Padgham to be featured on CBS program

Attention to detail is what separates Richard Padgham from other builders.

January 08, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Crashes, fatalities down in Hall, bucking state trend

Four rose-colored pushpins jut out from Sgt. Todd Casper's map of Hall County in his office at the Sheriff's Office headquarters. Representing traffic ...

January 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Democrats to push ideas on economy, education, equality, environment

For years, Democrats have faced an uphill battle in the Georgia General Assembly. But that is no deterrent to the priorities they have laid out ...

January 08, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Bypass, Green Street improvements may get into gear this year

Gainesville is trying to get the wheels moving in 2017 on a couple of long-discussed key road projects: Green Street improvements and an "inner bypass ...

January 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


How will they spend your $23 billion? Legislators start new session Monday

With a nearly $23 billion budget, Georgia lawmakers have as much money to spend as ever.

January 08, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Legislature 2017: Issues to watch

Health care

January 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


State leaders focus on fix for struggling schools

Calling the current system of school improvement and accountability "harsh," the state superintendent of schools would like Georgia lawmakers to take a closer look at ...

January 08, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Braving the storm: Winter weather tips, contact info

When winter weather hits North Georgia, the proper preparation can help get you through the storm and stay warm and safe. Follow these tips:

January 04, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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