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2 men drown in Lanier in unrelated incidents

The Hall County Fire Department responded to two unrelated drowning incidents within minutes of each other on Lake Lanier Tuesday afternoon.

July 06, 2011 | By Jacob Demmitt and Lindsey Robinson jdemmitt@gainesvilletimes.com | lrobinson@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Businesswoman to run for Gainesville council

Downtown Gainesville business owner Debra Harkrider has resigned as chairman of the Main Street Advisory Board to run for City Council, offering the first source of opposition to Ward 2 Councilman Bob Hamrick in years.

July 06, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Local man, 24, wins $1 million on scratch-off ticket

A 24-year-old Gainesville man recently won $1 million in the Georgia Lottery.

July 06, 2011 | | Local


Responders recover body of drowning victim

Emergency responders have recovered the body of a 19-year-old male drowning victim at Van Pugh Park, according to Hall County Sheriff's Office Col. Jeff Strickland.

July 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Man dies after accident at Lake Lanier Islands

An Illinois man died Tuesday after a water-related accident at Lake Lanier Islands Resort Monday.

July 05, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Forsyth County may help pay for ambulance effort

Forsyth County may help foot the bill for a pediatric neonatal ambulance, which has been marked as a community need by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

July 05, 2011 | By Alyssa LaRenzie Times regional staff | Local


Week may be stormy

It's still summertime, so it'll still be hot. But the week ahead will be slightly less oppressive than the last few days, and it could be wet and stormy.

July 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Well water can be contaminated, but study shows many don't test it

Well water might smell and taste fine, but that doesn't always mean it is fine, according to the University of Georgia Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Laboratories.

July 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Jackson County ambulances get new CPR devices

Jackson County Emergency Services is now the first emergency medical service in the state of Georgia with an automated CPR device on each of its ambulances.

July 05, 2011 | LEANNE AKIN Times regional staff | Local


3 killed in accidents, house burns down and man drowns on Fourth weekend

Three people were killed in accidents, another person drowned and a house was destroyed by fire during the July Fourth holiday weekend in Hall County, officials said.

July 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


2 teens killed in Hall accident

Three people were killed in traffic accidents in Hall County during the July Fourth holiday weekend, including two teenagers on Monday.

July 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville residents mark the Fourth with barbecues and fireworks

Gainesville residents celebrated Independence Day with barbecues, picnics and fireworks.

July 05, 2011 | | Local


Public officials honored at annual barbecue

Every Fourth of July for the past 18 years, Hall County residents have flocked to Memorial Park, drawn by a sense of patriotism and the aroma of grilled burgers and pulled pork.

July 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Deal: Water ruling bodes well for Georgia

A court ruling that gives Georgia renewed access to drinking water from Lake Lanier is a decision Gov. Nathan Deal said Monday could lead to favorable consequences for the state.

July 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Forsyth County wastewater discharge permit is appealed

Forsyth County officially kicked off its appeal of a recent court ruling that revokes its wastewater discharge permit for a facility expansion.

July 04, 2011 | By ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


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Officials give update on Hall County road projects schedule

While some construction barrels already line some Hall County roads, other traffic relief appears on the way in the form of some big transportation projects.

March 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


University of North Georgia holds mock disaster drill simulating tornado aftermath

The University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus held a mock disaster event Wednesday to help students, faculty and staff gain practical experience in how ...

March 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall state lawmaker Emory Dunahoo continues push for ‘FairTax’

A Hall County state lawmaker has introduced "FairTax" legislation that would convert Georgia's tax code from a state income tax to a statewide consumption ...

March 08, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Katt Williams to pay almost $87K in damages for ‘outrageous publicity stunt’ in Gainesville

The man allegedly assaulted by comedian Micah "Katt" Williams in Gainesville last year was awarded $86,715 in damages in a civil case Wednesday.

March 08, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Another doughnut shop could be coming to Gainesville

Fans of specialty doughnuts could have another place to get their fix soon.

March 08, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Gaines Ferry Road back open after brief closure for fire

Gaines Ferry Road between McEver Road and Ga. 13 South is back open after a small fire at a gas station caused a brief closure ...

March 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Decision made to demolish Barker House after 6-month postponement

March 08, 2017 | By Kelly Whitmire kwhitmire@forsythnews.com | Local


Man charged in Monday wreck that shut down pair of I-985 exits

A Gainesville man has been charged with failure to maintain lane after a single-car crash that sent him to the hospital and shut down exits ...

March 08, 2017 | | Local


Man pinned by car, injured in Stan’s Biscuits parking lot

A man was seriously injured Wednesday morning after a vehicle went off the road and struck a vehicle in a Gainesville restaurant parking lot, pinning ...

March 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Residents raise concerns about Dawsonville Highway traffic

Pat Horgan, a resident in the Lakeshore Drive community in Gainesville, took to the podium at the Gainesville City Council meeting Tuesday to remind elected ...

March 08, 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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