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Local forgotten veterans finally being laid to rest

Six area men will finally get military burials, through the efforts of a Gainesville funeral home and a group that hunts down unclaimed, cremated remains of American veterans.

October 30, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Halloween forbidden for Hall sex offenders

Come Halloween night, Hall County sex offenders on probation will be required to report to the Gainesville Probation Office rather than enjoy one of the most festive holidays of the year.

October 30, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Families enjoy 1st Trick or Treat on the Trail event

Rock Creek Park overflowed with costumed kids and adults at the first annual Trick or Treat on the Trail.

October 30, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Hall, Gainesville schools to realign math curriculum

Georgia will teach math subjects separately next year, only four years after the state switched to a curriculum that integrated various types of math into one class.

October 29, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Suspect remains on loose after car chase

Police are searching for a suspect following a chase involving a stolen car that began in Flowery Branch early Saturday morning.

October 29, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


City considers taming traffic near Lakeview Academy

Motorists who use two popular streets for cut-through traffic near Lakeview Academy in Gainesville might soon be forced to slow their roll in the school's nearby residential area.

October 28, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Owner of Gem Jewelry continues football watch tradition

For 65 years, Marvin Orenstein hasn't missed a single Gainesville High School football awards banquet.

October 28, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Girl Scouts alumni reunite Sunday

Sure, the cookies are delicious, but there is so much more to the Girl Scouts.

October 28, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Flowery Branch woman hit by car, killed in Suwanee

A Flowery Branch woman was killed Friday morning while crossing Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Suwanee.

October 28, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Thursday wreck injured Gainesville woman

The Georgia State Patrol has identified two people involved in an early Thursday morning wreck on Memorial Park Road.

October 28, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Lutherans will celebrate Reformation Day at service

Many religious leaders write Halloween off as a secular holiday, but for members of the Lutheran church, the day carries special significance.

October 28, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Gainesville gets faster accident report system

Car wrecks are frustrating enough, but having to wait several days to get a copy of the accident report makes it that much worse.

October 28, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall's home fields: Knights’ stadium has 2 names

As the Knights of the Round Table did centuries ago, the Knights of Johnson High School do today.

October 28, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Evans cancels HOT lane talk in Gainesville

Gena Evans, executive director with the State Road and Tollway Authority, has canceled an appearance in Gainesville Tuesday to talk about the new toll lanes on Interstate 85.

October 28, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall chamber votes to endorse T-SPLOST

FLOWERY BRANCH - The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's board of directors voted Thursday to endorse the 1 percent sales tax for transportation, an issue that goes before voters statewide July 31.

October 28, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 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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