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Most Lake Lanier parks re-opened after flooding

All but three area parks have re-opened following heavy rainfall last week that caused high water levels on Lake Lanier.

January 06, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Bank robbery scene for PlayStation show being filmed in downtown Gainesville

An old, abandoned bank in downtown Gainesville makes the perfect location for a well-timed and carefully orchestrated robbery.

January 06, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Obama’s move on guns may have only modest effect on violence

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's move to tighten controls on guns could curb the unregulated buying and selling of weapons over the Internet and at gun shows. But the overall effect on violence in the U.S. could prove to be modest.

January 05, 2016 | By Ryan J. Foley and Eric Tucker Associated Press | Local


Once-contaminated land proposed for annexation into Flowery Branch

A Gainesville company is trying to give new life to a piece of South Hall County land with a troubled past.

January 05, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eggs & Issues Breakfast to kick off 2016 legislative session

ATLANTA - The Georgia Chamber of Commerce's annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast, where state leaders and lawmakers outline priorities for the upcoming legislative session, is planned for next week in Atlanta.

January 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville Police Department receives $20K grant for traffic enforcement

The Gainesville Police Department has been awarded a $20,000 traffic enforcement network grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

January 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Zack Thompson, Barbara Brooks mark first Gainesville council meeting

Zack Thompson and Barbara Brooks joined the dais of the Gainesville City Council for their first meeting Tuesday night.

January 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


University of North Georgia receives $10K in poultry science grants

The University of North Georgia has received a $7,000 student recruiting grant from the U.S. Poultry Foundation and $3,000 from Pilgrim's to help support students interested in careers in the poultry industry.

January 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall economy one of strongest in state

The Times reported last week that Gainesville issued a record number of building permits in 2015.

January 05, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Easier flu season so far likely due to more effective shot

This time last year, hundreds of local children and thousands of people across the nation were hit with a particularly bad strain of the flu.

January 05, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Obama's gun control actions reignite divisive issue

Presidential actions concerning gun control both alarmed and puzzled people at Gainesville's Georgia Gun Store Tuesday.

January 05, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Thompson Bridge area gets brighter as LED light conversion begins in Gainesville

Georgia Power has begun converting roadway lighting to new brighter and more energy-efficient LED lighting, specifically in the area of Thompson Bridge Road.

January 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Early morning fire destroys north Forsyth home

January 05, 2016 | Times regional staff reports | Local


Gainesville school board members sworn in at Monday meeting

With the start of the new year came the start of a new term for several Gainesville City Schools board members.

January 04, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


New senior living center opening in Gainesville

Three years after jumping through hoops, Curtis McGill could finally breathe a sigh of relief as he opened the shiny, new Ashton Senior Living on Enota Avenue.

January 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


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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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