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Election sets Hall County voter turnout record

Turnout in Hall County for this year's presidential election beat a high set in 2008, with about 78.5 percent of voters casting ballots compared with about 76 percent when President Barack Obama first took the White House.

November 13, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Each side ‘prosecuting every possible fact’ in ‘water wars’ Supreme Court trial

A U.S. Supreme Court case over water sharing has Georgia and Florida showing up with teams of lawyers, expert witnesses and stacks of carefully documented evidence.

November 13, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fire at East Hall shop under investigation

Hall County Fire Services is investigating a blaze Sunday at a shop in East Hall.

November 13, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Distraught female talked off bridge, taken to hospital

Two Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies were able to talk a distraught woman off an East Hall bridge Sunday afternoon.

November 13, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Ballot choices change judges’ watchdog group, fund victims, EMS

Though the first ballot amendment on schools failed, Georgia voters on Tuesday supported three other provision by high margins.

November 13, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall students can find their ‘sweet spot’ with programs of choice

The Hall County school system offers "programs of choice." So freshman Michael Nierodzik chose.

November 13, 2016 | By Ron Bridgeman and Hailey Van Parys news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


North Georgia drought having widespread impacts

Where there's smoke, there's a drought.

November 13, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


More Gainesville homeless camps to be cleared Monday

The campfire smoke blows through in gusts as eggs boil over an open flame. It's the first meal of the day for the few homeless who live here, a hollow in the woods bordered by railroad tracks, a church and a residential neighborhood.

November 13, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Veterans event at St. John Baptist rewards service with services

Every year on and around Nov. 11, Americans stand in support of the men and women who protect this country. Yet every year, there is more awareness that celebrating veterans once a year isn't enough to keep many from getting lost in the shuffle.

November 12, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


St. Nick makes grand entrance at Lakeshore Mall to launch holiday season

Santa's sleigh must have been in the shop Saturday, but that's all right; the Gainesville Fire Department had him covered.

November 12, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Fishing event therapeutic for combat veterans

Out on the water for a Friday afternoon, the bills and the laundry all slowly fade away along the Chattahoochee River.

November 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Trauma symposium leads training on tourniquets

In high-pressure medical situations, knowing how to stop the bleeding can save lives.

November 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Police: Buyer beware at yard sales

After two men were allegedly selling items bought with other people's credit cards at yard sales, police are warning buyers to beware.

November 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Georgia Gives Day promotes donating to nonprofits

Multiple nonprofits in Hall County will be taking part in the fifth annual Georgia Gives Day on Thursday.

November 12, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Five Hall schools on list of America’s healthiest

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation's 2016 list of America's Healthiest Schools featured five schools from Hall County out of the 328 nationally honored schools.

November 12, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


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Help offered when holiday struggles mount

Compared to the rest of the year, the holiday week usually generates fewer first-time calls from domestic violence victims and fewer people seeking shelter, said ...

November 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Rarer languages call for special courtroom help from interpreters

On the courtroom's back pew, Cornelio Lazarescue sat through a three-day trial last week with a pair of jet-black headphones. Next to him was ...

November 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Shoppers bust doors, hunt bargains, find deals as Black Friday launches holiday buying season

Black Friday is either an exhilarating way to score a deal or an overwhelming disaster of traffic and digging through bargain bins, depending whom you ...

November 25, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Free clinic for lower limb amputees set for Dec. 6

Prosthetist Kevin Carroll and other local prosthetics experts are holding a free patient education clinic for lower limb amputees.

November 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


SUV, ambulance crash, both flipping and injuring 4 total

Four people, including a child, were injured this morning when an SUV crossed the centerline of Ga. 11 and struck an ambulance, causing both vehicles ...

November 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Brenau’s softball complex finally finished, set to open Feb. 9

The first phase of Brenau University's athletic complex is finished.

November 25, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


UNG students make ‘eye-opening’ trek to immigration detention center

Days after his trip, Bryan Herrera can still remember the Stewart Detention Center detainee's name and identification number.

November 25, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Northeast Georgia tourism affected by smoke

The wildfires and accompanying smoke in the Southeast have led to phones ringing all over Northeast Georgia.

November 25, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Slow progress made to address affordable housing shortage

There's nothing quite like seeing a project come to fruition.

November 25, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Good News at noon serves annual Thanksgiving meal

With the stress of travel and spectacle of parades and super-sales, it can be easy to forget the true spirit of Thanksgiving - giving thanks and ...

November 24, 2016 | Emily Williams | Local


Outdoor burn ignites brush fire in Hoschton woods

A brush fire on the outskirts of Hoschton temporarily closed Braselton Highway as firefighters worked to put out the flames.

November 24, 2016 | | Local


Gainesville collecting donations for annual Mayors’ Motorcade

The city of Gainesville is teaming up with the Georgia Municipal Association for the 57th annual Mayors' Motorcade.

November 24, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Gainesville unemployment rate unchanged

Gainesville's unemployment rate in October stayed the same as September at 4.4 percent, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.

November 24, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Donation funds ballistic vests for city K-9s

When Gainesville Police Officer Jeremy Edge and his partner Alex head out to track a potentially armed and dangerous suspect, the two will be wearing ...

November 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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