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Hall County to test severe weather warning system Wednesday

At approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday, Hall County Central Communications/E911 will conduct an audible test of the severe weather warning system. This will only be a test. The sirens will sound for approximately three minutes.

August 01, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Barrow County News sold to Mainstreet Newspapers

The Barrow County News, the oldest continually operating business in Barrow County, has been acquired by Mainstreet Newspapers Inc. of Jefferson and will be merged with the Barrow Journal to become a single newspaper and website serving the people of Barrow County.

August 01, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Road to Rio: Jenny Arthur's family members have eyes on their Olympian

Growing up in a house of 10, "there was never a dull moment," or at least that's how Jenny Arthur remembers it.

August 01, 2016 | Zack Myers | Local


Local Latinos embrace technology to track police roadblocks

Latino immigrants have embraced new Spanish-language mobile technologies that track police roadblocks in an effort to limit interaction with law enforcement.

August 01, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall school’s tech ‘architect’ learns as he grows with system

Jay Smith, the "innovation architect" for Hall County schools' technology department, said "it's all been self-taught."

August 01, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


20-home addition to Reunion Country Club OK’d by Hall planning board

A 20-home addition to Reunion Country Club in South Hall was OK'd by the Hall County Planning Commission Monday night.

August 01, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Seminar aims to ease transition for Gainesville High freshmen

Ninth-graders at Gainesville High School will have more help this year to make the move to high school.

August 01, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall's Mamie Coker receives state school nursing award

Mamie Coker was named Georgia's 2017 School Nurse Administrator of the Year by the Georgia Association of School Nurses at the annual educational conference June 12 in Savannah.

August 01, 2016 | | Local


Sheriff’s Office: McDonald’s fires employee for refusing service to officers

The Hall County Sheriff's Office said the McDonald's at Jesse Jewell and Limestone parkways has terminated an employee after "the employee refused service to uniformed law enforcement officers on this date," according to a Facebook comment.

August 01, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Skull found along I-985 likely belongs to young woman

Gwinnett County investigators said Monday they believe the skull and bones found in a suitcase Friday along Interstate 985 belong to a woman who died about six months ago.

August 01, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville woman charged with pimping 15-year-old girl

A Gainesville woman is charged with pimping a 15-year-old girl in June, police said.

August 01, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Mincey's proposed marble plant to be discussed at Tuesday meeting

A community meeting concerning a proposed 100,750-square-foot marble plant off Browns Bridge Road in West Hall is set for Tuesday night at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus.

July 31, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


I-85 Express Lanes moving closer to Hall

High-occupancy toll lanes will be moving closer to Hall County.

July 31, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Tax-free weekend boosts downtown Gainesville boutiques

With the new school year only days away, businesses all along the downtown Gainesville square were flooded by shoppers this weekend, many of them in search of stylish deals provided by Georgia's sales tax holidays, held Saturday and Sunday.

July 31, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Missing 12-year-old girl has contacted mother

A 12-year-old Hall County girl last seen Wednesday morning has made contact with her mother from a blocked telephone number, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.

July 31, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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Baby’s broken bones lead to charges for Gillsville woman

A Gillsville woman was arrested Wednesday in connection with a 5-month-old girl who, in the course of a month, fractured three leg bones and an ...

August 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Suspect in White County fatal shooting arrested overnight in Athens

A man wanted on a murder warrant out of White County was captured by a SWAT team Wednesday morning.

August 17, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Religious education, counseling center seeks to raise $1.1 million for new South Hall facility

A nearly 50-year-old organization providing education, counseling and services to young people in Hall County is finally beginning a much-needed expansion.

August 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


University of North Georgia expects enrollment of more than 18,000 this fall

The University of North Georgia expects more than 18,000 students at its five campuses next week, and the increase will bring 70 new faculty ...

August 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Changes continue at Gainesville airport with new public, private investment

Big changes continue at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville thanks to public and private investments in a hoped-for future that lures bigger and more ...

August 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Pizza, beer businesses planned where historic home stood in Flowery Branch

Pizza and beer businesses will take the place of a historic home torn down recently in downtown Flowery Branch.

August 16, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Study: Hope Scholarship funding could be in jeopardy

A new study of the Hope Scholarships program, which is funded by the Georgia lottery, contends the program could run out of money for the ...

August 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


IRS office in Gainesville plans to implement appointments after complaints

Complaints about long lines and poor customer service at the local Internal Revenue Service office prompted U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, to recently visit ...

August 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


School chats planned with Gainesville superintendent

Wanda Creel, superintendent for Gainesville schools, will host chats with parents and community members Thursday and Tuesday at the Panera Bread located at 625 Dawsonville ...

August 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Schofield rated highly by county school board

Hall County Board of Education members rate their superintendent between good and excellent, according to the most recent evaluation of Will Schofield.

August 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall Sheriff’s Office to step up patrols on Ga. 347

The Hall County Sheriff's Office will be stepping up patrols on the Friendship Road and Lanier Islands Parkway portions of Ga. 347 at various ...

August 16, 2016 | | Local


Summer of Gold, 20 years later: A timeline of headlines

The Times began covering the Olympics' arrival in Hall County from the day the announcement was made. The headlines prior to the Games and during ...

July 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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