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Main Street 'visionary' Dan Summer remembered, honored with plaque on Gainesville square

Before Dan Summer made his mark in Gainesville, the downtown square resembled a ghost town.

April 12, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Basin including Chattahoochee River most endangered in country, group says

Outdated water management and rising demand has placed the Chattahoochee-Apalachicola-Flint River Basin in Georgia, Florida and Alabama, of which Lake Lanier is an integral part, at the top of the country's most endangered list, according to the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group American Rivers.

April 12, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall County observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

The annual Victims' Rights Ceremony will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Kenyon Plaza between the Hall County courthouse and its annex.

April 11, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


15 bicycles stolen from Toys for Tots storage facility

Fifteen bicycles and other goods were stolen from a Toys for Tots storage facility in Gainesville run by the local Marine Corps League.

April 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Police investigating Saturday Waffle House robbery

Two suspects demanded cash from employees after midnight Sunday at a Gainesville Waffle House, police said.

April 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall County Schools pay raises remain likely; 2017 draft budget is $228 million

Employees of Hall County Schools are nearly certain to get a raise this year, though it remains to be determined how close that is to a 3 percent increase.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


National Geographic fellow speaks Thursday about how to live to 100

There are five little pockets in this world - some big cities and others remote islands - where human beings are 10 times more likely to live to be 100.

April 11, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Kim Carroll fosters Odyssey tradition in South Hall

After 24 years, the enthusiasm still bubbles out of Kim Carroll. She's talking about the Odyssey of the Mind competition - her kids, the "problem" each year and the process.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


8 Hall County teams qualify for World Finals in Odyssey competition

Eight Hall County teams - all in South Hall County - took first or second places in the Georgia Odyssey of the Mind competition Saturday - and qualified for the World Finals in May.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Students explore career, college options in myriad ways

"Every child that leaves us ought to have some sort of pathway to 'How do I spend the next 50 years?'" Will Schofield, superintendent of Hall County schools, declared.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Raises, new buildings projected for Hall County Schools budget

Raises for Hall County Schools employees is what Superintendent Will Schofield calls "the big story" for the school system's fiscal year 2017 budget plans.

April 10, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local




Rising gas prices likely to continue through Memorial Day

Gas prices are rising, and experts expect the trend to continue.

April 10, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


History Center event shows different side of Civil War

Historians at the Northeast Georgia History Center used life in Civil War era North Georgia as the focus for this month's Family Day on Sunday, with the hope that people might see the lesser-known history of Georgia's Civil War history.

April 10, 2016 | By Alexander Popp apopp@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Mediation moves ahead in Georgia-Florida ‘water wars’ case

Top layers of Georgia government, including Gov. Nathan Deal's office, have participated in recent efforts to settle the latest dispute in a decadeslong "water wars" with Florida.

April 10, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Gainesville officials seek artwork for bus shelters as part of grant-funded project

If Phillippa Lewis Moss has her way, Gainesville will be full of quite visible works of art within a few years.

April 20, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Annual Relay for Life dinner celebrates cancer survivors

A handful of children gather at Terry Walton's feet for a puppet show.

April 20, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Police release details of Sunday head-on crash

A driver struck a guardrail about 6:30 a.m. Sunday in Gainesville before colliding with another driver, police said.

April 19, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


East Hall High media center collects state recognition

A 3-D printer works on a piece for a guitar, books are being checked out a few feet away, students are scattered at computer terminals ...

April 19, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


North Hall's Bob Williams named Hall’s farmer of the year

Bob Williams always wanted to farm, but he didn't start his dream job until later in life, after college and a six-year stint in ...

April 19, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Adult siblings killed in head-on crash in Dawson County

April 19, 2016 | By Michele Hester mhester@dawsonnews.com | Local


Wilson Orthodontics ‘excited’ for Gainesville location groundbreaking

More than two dozen people from Wilson Orthodontics, including 1-year-old Hartley Wilson, hiked down into the open lot and carried shovels to where the new ...

April 19, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


North Hall Performing Arts Center open house set

An open house for the new North Hall High School Performing Arts Center will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 28.

April 19, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Shooting suspect in custody after incident, search near Cornelia

The suspect in a shooting near Cornelia has been located and taken into custody, according to the Habersham County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.

April 19, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


The Times, AccessWDUN partner to present town hall for US House candidates

The Times and AccessWDUN are joining forces to sponsor a town hall meeting in May to allow residents to ask questions of the five men ...

April 07, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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