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Hall County's transportation plan gets final OK

A Hall County planning group gave its final OK Tuesday to the area's 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan.

August 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Panelists reflect on Vietnam at history center forum

Words don't do it justice.

August 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Nesbitt to retire from helm at Gainesville State College

Martha Nesbitt will mark her last day as president of Gainesville State College on June 30, after 14 years leading the institution.

August 09, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


New teacher sets down rules, routine on first day of school

The pitter-patter of little feet couldn't be heard outside the first-grade classroom of World Language Academy teacher Staci Nix.

August 09, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


No major hiccups as local students return to class

There's always first-day jitters, schedule changes, maybe getting lost on the way to the cafeteria.

August 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall's roadside mowing may move quicker despite cuts

Quicker response times isn't what one would expect to come out of a massive round of layoffs.

August 09, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Oakwood is mulling lower fire tax options

Oakwood City Council vowed Monday night to look for ways to stop city residents having to pay a higher fire protection tax than those who live outside cities.

August 08, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County school program will allow dual enrollment

Hall County students are on the cusp of a new chance to succeed in education, even if they don't finish high school.

August 08, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


North Hall school to get Race to the Top money

A Hall County charter school is slated to receive some of the money handed down in a $19.4 million competitive grant program, according to an announcement by Gov. Nathan Deal today.

August 08, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville residents question proposed council map

Monday's community meeting on redistricting raised questions about the proposed boundaries of Ward 3 and how those lines will affect black voting strength within the ward.

August 08, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Turning Point offers help for addicts in new apartments

In a halfway house that feels more like a jail than a place of recovery, addicts dream only of escaping and face a cold world once they leave.

August 08, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


2 injured in I-985 accidents

Two people were transported to the hospital Monday afternoon from a four-vehicle accident on Interstate 985 southbound that left one lane closed for about a half hour, Georgia State Patrol reported.

August 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Downtown Hoschton zoning laws getting new review

Work to revamp Hoschton's zoning ordinance continued last week with a focus on the city's downtown development overlay district.

August 08, 2011 | BY KATIE DUNN Times regional staff | Local


Gainesville school resource officers back in schools today

With the new school year set to begin today, teachers and students are not the only people preparing.

August 07, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Alcohol sales training program set

Alcohol vendors and servers in Hall County can learn alcohol serving laws and how to spot a fake ID at a program scheduled Thursday.

August 07, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Nurse practitioner gives tips for dealing with pollen

That dusty yellow stuff that always lingers around this time of year is back, and it arrived earlier than expected.

April 13, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Improved housing options a priority for Gainesville in comprehensive plan update

Improving housing options is viewed as a top priority as the city of Gainesville is holding its second and final public hearing on a five-year ...

April 13, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Portions of Main Street in Gainesville to be closed for water line replacement

Portions of Main Street in Gainesville will be closed beginning Monday for up to eight weeks as workers replace 100-year-old cast-iron water lines in advance ...

April 13, 2017 | By Norm Cannada ncannada@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


State education official defends behavioral program

A top-ranking Georgia Department of Education official said Wednesday that "lawsuit or no lawsuit" state education leaders would continue making improvements to a 47-year-old program ...

April 13, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Council of the Blind event set for April 28-29 in Gainesville

The Greater Hall County Area Chapter of the Georgia Council of the Blind will be hosting the 2017 Georgia Council of the Blind Convention & Conference ...

April 12, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Tax deadline is April 18 this year; some stores offer deals that day

Tax Day is fast approaching for those who haven't filed, even if it is a few days later this year.

April 12, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Federal money may be sought for Dawsonville Highway traffic study

Road planners may seek federal transportation money to perform a traffic signal/intersection improvement study for Dawsonville Highway at McEver Road, a commercially booming area ...

April 12, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Police: Man’s skull fractured after arranged drug deal

A Gainesville man is accused of taking part in an arranged Jan. 4 drug deal with another man, when the victim was beaten by multiple ...

April 12, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities issue lookout for Clermont bank robbery suspect

The Hall County Sheriff's Office has issued a lookout for a man suspected in an April 5 Clermont bank robbery.

April 12, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


School uses superheroes, encouraging messages to lighten End of Grade testing mood

At East Hall Middle School, students opened the first day of Georgia's End of Grade testing with superheroes in the halls and encouraging notes ...

April 12, 2017 | By Norm Cannada ncannada@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Gainesville school district spending expected to rise in 2017-18

Gainesville City Schools officials may have to dip into the district's reserve funds to balance a $70.4 million spending plan in fiscal 2018 ...

April 12, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle files to run for governor in 2018

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, a Gainesville native, filed on Monday to run for governor in 2018, making him the latest Republican to enter what is ...

April 12, 2017 | By Nick Bowman nbowman@gainesvilletimes.com | 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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