The Hall County Board of Commissioners will vote on a 2015 fiscal year budget Thursday, but getting to this point has been trying for county staff, commissioners and residents.
Stepping over crushed beer and soda cans, animal control field supervisor Joey Robinson knocked on the front flap of a tent with his catch pole. He's been called to perform a welfare check on a dog, wagging his tail a few feet behind him, as no one emerges from the tent.
The 7th annual Mitch Farmer June Jam kicked off Saturday afternoon with something new - 15-year-old Barron King's animation dance routine to a couple of electronic dance mixes. The charity event's goals, however, are the same as when local realtor Farmer started it in 2007, with this year's profits going to the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Hall and Dawson counties. CASA provides legal advocates for child victims of physical, sexual or emotional abuse. When Farmer died in December 2009 from a congenital heart defect, his friends and family carried on the June concerts. "His legacy is carried ...
Being moved city to city as a military family is hard enough; being stationed in Gainesville is arguably harder. Without a military base for families to live on, many of these families find it hard to relate to civilian friends.
Brenau's Downtown Center, formerly the Georgia Mountains Center, is keeping with the tradition of the building's prior use and opening its new facilities to the public.
The Times won six first-place awards, including Public Service and best website, in the Associated Press Media Editors annual contest.
Thirty-four local swimmers and three instructors went swimming Friday in Flowery Branch to try to set a Guinness World Record and promote swim safety.
A Hall County grand jury has indicted a Gainesville man on charges of murder in the May death of his grandmother.
Gainesville has lost one of its heroes.
A Hall County jail sergeant fired Tuesday following accusations he punched an inmate in the stomach is now under investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigations.
A Gainesville couple's argument led to murder charges Friday following a June 13 incident outside their West Avenue house.
A day care worker has been arrested and an emergency order issued to close Discovering Basics in Clermont after a toddler was allegedly burned there.
Two men have been arrested by the Hall County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad and Sheriff's Deputies and charged with trafficking methamphetamine. Authorities seized 94 grams of the drug estimated to be worth $9,400.
After a Jan. 16 fire consumed their home, James and Kristine Hunter are hoping to build a better future for a homeless veteran.
While comments on The Times website and Facebook page often reveal opposition to a new round of special purpose local option sales tax, or SPLOST VII, residents at the last of three meetings Thursday in Gainesville to gather public input on what projects to fund said they supported the tax.
Drought is creeping back into the region.
Crescent Drive between White Sulphur Road and just north of Hall County Emergency Services is set to reopen Aug. 5.
The strong smell of chlorine in the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center is a welcoming one by my third lesson.
Tucker-based Georgia Transmission has completed a $5.5 million project putting up 6.2 miles of new, updated power lines across North Hall County, including a small part of Lake Lanier.
Georgia's new gun law, which expands the number of places where license holders can carry concealed weapons, has left local law enforcement, government officials, business owners and residents with more questions than answers.
Job hunting in Gainesville might be easier for some this summer, with May records showing a decrease in the unemployment from the previous year.
The number of burglarized churches in Dawson County continues to mount.
In a continued effort to give Dawson County students the best education possible, the Board of Education has renewed its contract with an area college.
A Hall County judge has set an Aug. 12 court date to rule on a civil case in Superior Court involving two former deputies.
Two employees of a Cumming weight-loss center and a medical doctor affiliated with the office face charges in connection with a prescription drug fraud investigation.
A chance of thunderstorms today in Northeast Georgia may break this summer's typical weather pattern.
ATLANTA - A Gainesville woman who was fired from her job as executive assistant to the chairman of the Georgia Republican Party has filed a federal lawsuit claiming race discrimination.
Still strong in my resolve to figure out the basics of swimming, I arrive at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center ready to get back in the water,
The state will not put Tommy Lee Waldrip to death today as scheduled.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.