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City didn't violate restrictions when watering football field

GAINESVILLE - Those who noticed the sprinklers running on Bobby Gruhn field Tuesday were not mistaken.

November 18, 2007 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Students awarded in Energy Bowl

Two area students received honorable mention as finalists in the Energy Bowl Challenge held Nov. 8 by Jackson Electric Membership Corp.

November 18, 2007 | From staff reports The Times | Local


Pellet gun vandalism investigated

Jonathan McDougald got a rude awakening Tuesday, when a 5 a.m. knock at his door first tipped him off that he was a crime victim.

November 18, 2007 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Traffic shifts today on Mundy Mill

Starting today, traffic will be shifted on Mundy Mill Road between Interstate 985 and Publix Supermarket. This will enable crews to finish repaving. The shift was previously scheduled for Tuesday.

November 18, 2007 | From staff reports The Times | Local


10,000 pets fixed, so many more to go

The Humane Society of Hall County hit a milestone last week. Its spay-neuter clinic, which opened in May 2005, performed surgery on its 10,000th animal.

November 18, 2007 | Debbie Gilbert | Local


Revamped plumbing installed: Water summit to focus on schools

GAINESVILLE - From leak detectors to kitchen-sink foot pedals, Hall County schools is doing what it can to cut back on water usage.

November 18, 2007 | Jeff Gill | Local


Woman hit by airplane recovering

A Gainesville woman struck by the wing of a small plane Sunday while walking at Gainesville's Lee Gilmer Airport was released Tuesday afternoon from a hospital after sustaining serious head injuries, her fiance said.

November 18, 2007 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Students help find ways to inform public at ‘summit’

GAINESVILLE - Gainesville and Hall County students worked with area teachers and others Wednesday to develop a letter about

November 18, 2007 | Jeff Gill | Local


Beginning to quit: Great American Smokeout event to be held Thursday

It's tough to be a smoker these days. State and local laws, as well as individual company policies, have severely restricted when and where a person can smoke.

November 17, 2007 | Debbie Gilbert | Local


Once again, Gainesville parks agency named best in state

The Gainesville Parks and Recreation Department and one of its volunteers were recognized at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association's annual conference last week.

November 17, 2007 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Pastors, Perdue to pray for rain

God knows we're dry.

November 17, 2007 | Harris Blackwood | Local


Remembering our veterans: War stories fill air during ceremony

Joe Wood was sworn into the U.S. Army on Dec. 31, 1942.

November 17, 2007 | Ashley Cox | Local


Oakwood: We don’t need Hall’s OK for sewer deal

The Oakwood City Council met Monday evening and voted to pass an amendment on the city's contract with Braselton that will allow the two cities to connect their sewer systems without requiring approval by Hall County authorities.

November 17, 2007 | Jessica Jordan | Local


Student aims to prevent infection

GAINESVILLE - An East Hall High School senior is getting an inside look at one of the biggest scares of the day - methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, a bacterial skin infection that is difficult to treat.

November 17, 2007 | Jeff Gill | Local


Investigation into costly fire ruled accidental, handed to insurance company

The Sunday fire that caused nearly $1 million in damage at the Gainesville Truck Center is now believed to have been caused by a piece of floor cleaning equipment.

November 17, 2007 | From staff reports | Local


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Georgia Milestones exam will not affect grades or retention this year

Students in Georgia will not be held back or graded this year based on results of the Georgia Milestones standardized tests.

September 03, 2014 | Jennifer Brown | Local


2 arrested after $16K in drugs found

Following a search of a Gainesville home, two residents were arrested in connection with manufacturing marijuana, among other charges.

September 03, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Firefighter treated for heat exhaustion Monday released

The firefighter who suffered heat exhaustion Monday was treated and released, Gainesville Fire Division Chief Keith Smith said.

September 03, 2014 | Times staff report | Local


City school board discusses enrollment, approves millage

Gainesville schools have more students enrolled today than they did at the end of last year.

September 03, 2014 | Times staff report | Local


Forest Service celebrates 50-year anniversary of woodland law

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law 50 years ago today, with no North Georgia lands included in the bill.

September 03, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Area food drive asks for donations

The Georgia Mountain Food Bank is asking people to "Lend a Hand, Give a Can" and donate canned food at local grocery stores during the next two weeks.

September 03, 2014 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Gainesville water rates to remain unchanged

Gainesville City Council voted 4-1 today to leave water rates unchanged and raise the account service fee 85 cents.

September 02, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Authorities searching water for drowning victim

Authorities are searching this morning for the victim of a possible drowning reported Monday night, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.

September 02, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville botanical garden renamed

The previously dubbed Smithgall Woodland Garden is now called the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville.

September 02, 2014 | BY KRISTEN OLIVER koliver@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Good weather propels Ga. 347 work

Orange construction barrels are scattered across 7 miles of Ga. 347 as road crews are taking advantage of the summer's good weather to move along two separate widening efforts in what is Hall County's biggest road project.

September 02, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville councilman spearheads neighborhood watch

A Gainesville city councilman, working with the police department, is organizing a neighborhood watch program for the location of two recent West Avenue killings.

September 02, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Possible drowning reported near Big Creek Park

A possible drowning Monday night was the second incident of the day to mar the end of the holiday weekend on Lake Lanier.

September 02, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Cold weather fire safety tips

With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:

January 05, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 05, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


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