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White County Schools superintendent will step down on Sept. 2

Paul Shaw is resigning as superintendent of White County Schools, effective Sept. 2. He has accepted a job offer from Piedmont College in Demorest.

July 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


South Hall house explodes; 3 hurt

Fire officials believe a leak in a liquid petroleum gas tank line may be responsible for the explosion that reduced a three-story, 5,000-square-foot home on Lake Lanier to a pile of rubble.

July 02, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


Cuts in Hall County budget to hit Service Center hard

A $120,000 cut in county government support to the Community Service Center could result in as much as a half-million dollar hit to the human service agency, the center's director said Friday.

July 02, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Forsyth County to gain 6 Lake Lanier corps parks

CUMMING -Forsyth County will gain rights to six lakeside parks following approval of a settlement agreement, bringing the yearslong Bethel Park litigation to a close.

July 01, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


Slather on the sunscreen this summer

Summer has arrived in Northeast Georgia, and with it comes plenty of blue skies, sunny days and an increased risk of skin cancer.

July 01, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Don’t light up for the Fourth, fire officials caution

The Fourth of July is a holiday marked by childhood memories of barbecues, fireworks and, of course, the occasional severe burn.

July 01, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


Dawsonville paralegal gets 3-year prison term for fraud

A Dawsonville paralegal was sentenced to serve three years in prison Friday on charges of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft.

July 01, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Businesses closing for ‘Day Without Immigrants’

Cerramos. Closed.

July 01, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Deal uses retirement accounts to pay loan

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has reduced his debt to $1.3 million after draining his retirement accounts to pay down a loan for his daughter's failed sporting goods venture, the governor's accountant said Thursday.

July 01, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press | Local


3 charged with Hall County burglaries

Three Gainesville residents are facing multiple burglary charges.

July 01, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Kids learn skills in canoe and kayak camp at Lanier

Jordan Battle, 11, enjoys playing with daggers.

July 01, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


2 Hall jailers punished after December uprising

The Hall County Sheriff's Office suspended the Hall County Jail commander and an officer at the jail earlier this year after a Dec. 22 uprising.

July 01, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall commissioners: No tax hike, but deeper cuts

The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted in favor of a spending plan Thursday that promises to transform county recreation services, closes two public libraries and dismantles the public works, planning and building inspections departments.

June 30, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Commissioners may roll up taxes in final budget vote

Hall County commissioners may be working out a budget compromise this afternoon as the final hour nears for them to decide on a spending plan for the fiscal year that begins Friday.

June 30, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Contingency funds could be dropped from budget

Not raising taxes to shore up Hall County's revenue shortfall might just mean eliminating the county's backup plan.

June 30, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | 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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