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University of North Georgia opens new nursing simulation lab

There's a big difference between nursing students in the classroom and practiced nurses in the field.

January 07, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


House transportation chairman: Roads bill needs year of data before changes

Substantive changes to the transportation tax bill passed by the Georgia General Assembly might not happen in the 40-day legislative session starting Monday.

January 07, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Runoff has residents questioning protection of Lake Lanier

Recent heavy rains have some residents sounding alarm bells about stormwater runoff from construction sites polluting Lake Lanier coves around Gainesville.

January 07, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville Seafood Market coming to Atlanta Highway

The owner/operator of Fajitas Mexican Restaurant and El Carreton Taqueria is opening a seafood restaurant and market on Atlanta Highway on Jan. 16.

January 07, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Qualifying starts Monday for Clermont Town Council

Clermont begins the process Monday to fill two Town Council seats.

January 07, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Fire at duplex displaces 10 people

A fire displaced 10 people, including two children, but caused no injuries on Thursday afternoon at a duplex on Walker Street off Mountain View Road in Gainesville, according to authorities.

January 07, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Police give timeline of Buford standoff that ended with father, son dead

A man holding his son in a Buford home's master bedroom fired one shot through the door at SWAT team officers before firing at his son, according to police.

January 07, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Chestatee Academy students return to building after no bomb found

A sweep of Chestatee Academy on Thursday following a bomb threat found no device, according to school system officials.

January 07, 2016 | | Local


Police: Suspect used stolen credit card for gaming systems, TV

A credit card fraud suspect allegedly used the card to buy two gaming systems and a flat-screen television, according to police.

January 07, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


$700 million Powerball jackpot is largest of any lottery game in U.S. history

Feeling lucky? Feeling really, really lucky?

January 07, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Armed jewel thief strikes again, this time in N.C.

The FBI, in conjunction with state and local law enforcement agencies, is seeking the identity of two suspects who are believed to have been involved in multiple jewelry store robberies in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and North Carolina.

January 06, 2016 | Times regional staff reports | Local


Child, father dead after standoff in Buford

A 2-year-old boy and his father died Wednesday after both suffered gunshot wounds at the end of a roughly 19-hour standoff in a Buford subdivision, authorities said.

January 06, 2016 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Healan's Mill advocacy group details plans for road closure

In response to a resident's anxiety over a preservation project and a possible road closure near her home, an advocacy group overseeing the matter issued a statement Wednesday aiming to ease concerns or questions she and others may have.

January 06, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Hall County Schools hosting video contest to discourage distracted driving

People do it all the time. They slip one hand around the wheel and answer the phone with the other. They drop down the mirror on their visor to check their teeth, or they reach across the car to fish through a bag in the passenger seat.

January 06, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Agents seize almost 1 kilo meth, $100,000 in cash at Gillsville home

A Gillsville man is accused of having nearly a kilogram of crystal methamphetamine, more than $100,000 in cash and nine firearms, two of which had been stolen, according to authorities.

January 06, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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Trio accused of at least 7 car break-ins

Three men are accused of entering cars around the Chestatee area, according to authorities.

January 25, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


North Hall performing arts center still set for fall opening

Work on the new performing arts center at North High School remains on schedule for the facility to open in time for next school year.

January 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Comprehensive plan updates will include new focus on housing

Affordable housing will be a major consideration when Hall County and other local cities begin the arduous process this year of updating their comprehensive plans ...

January 25, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Boys & Girls Clubs Youth of the Year Jayla Williams driven to succeed

Jayla Williams was born with drive.

January 25, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Gainesville selects new director of water resources department

Gainesville has named a new director of the Department of Water Resources.

January 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gun control proposal would require training for carry license

A bill before the state legislature that would enact bans on assault rifles if passed has generated lots of buzz and controversy in recent weeks.

January 24, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Local families feel stuck as cost of renting climbs

As rental rates climb, two Flowery Branch families feel stuck in the middle.

January 24, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Woman convicted of sex trafficking denied new trial; appeal filed

A Gainesville woman convicted last year of child sex trafficking and other charges was denied a new trial, according to court documents.

January 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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