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Kids outshoot cops again in challenge

Once again, Hall County's 4-H kids aren't afraid to take on the cops.

March 24, 2012 | BY SHANNON LIGHTFOOT news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Gainesville ranks 13th in nation for identity theft

Since a thief stole John's identity and filed a fake tax return earlier this year, he said he's scared to death of the future.

March 24, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Glades Reservoir creates ripples downstream

While metro Atlanta is ahead so far in a decadeslong struggle over water in the Chattahoochee River basin, stakeholders downstream remain in the fight.

March 24, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Few local school bus drivers fail random drug tests

Safety for students is a priority for school officials - it's preached in school systems throughout the nation.

March 24, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Corps resumes Lake Lanier dock permit process

Maybe this time, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be able to finish the job.

March 23, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville and Hall examine transit options

Government leaders are hoping a bus fare increase for Hall Area Transit riders will be a small price to pay in keeping the buses running.

March 23, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Ga. Senate recognizes deputy coroner

March 23, 2012 | | Local


Georgia Supreme Court clears man of 2009 murder charges

The state's highest court has ruled that murder charges against a Lumpkin County man must be dropped and that he can't be prosecuted again for the crime.

March 23, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Ask the Times: Lack of sewer impedes growth in East Hall area

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get it answered. The following question was submitted by a reader and answered through the efforts of our news staff.

March 23, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Hall County warden to lead state board

A 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Department has been named chairman of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice.

March 23, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Northeast Georgia Medical Center ranks in nation’s top 100 hospitals

Hospital patients in Gainesville will receive care that only 99 other hospitals in the nation can provide, according to a report from HealthGrades.

March 23, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Former Gainesville fire chief Hamrick dies at 87

Former Gainesville Fire Chief Verner "Sug" Hamrick will be remembered as "a firefighters' chief" according to those who worked for him.

March 23, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


North Georgia receives $1 million gift from BB&T

North Georgia College & State University received a $1 million donation from BB&T to establish the Center of Excellence in Ethical Business Leadership as an academic unit in the Mike Cottrell School of Business.

March 23, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Student suspended after threat found on bathroom wall

A student at C.W. Davis Middle School in South Hall County has been suspended following the discovery of a vague threat written on a wall in the boys' restroom.

March 23, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Political Pulse: Tea Party Patriots off to DC; Collins courts female voters

The local tea party group, Lanier Tea Party Patriots, says it's loading up a bus bound for Washington, D.C., this weekend to protest federal health care mandates.

March 22, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


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Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Growth allowing Oakwood to bring back old positions

A boom in development has Oakwood looking to bring back several key staff positions it froze during the throes of the Great Recession.

June 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lane closures planned at Boling Bridge

Boling Bridge will close to a single lane of traffic from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday for continued work to build the ...

June 13, 2017 | | Local


Gainesville Police identify suspect in Sunday shooting

A man allegedly forced himself into his ex-girlfriend's apartment Sunday morning and shot a man in the torso, police said.

June 13, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Boys & Girls Clubs offering tours to public

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier are offering the public tours of their Positive Place Club and Teen Center on June 21.

June 13, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Free food lures crowd to Chicken Salad Chick opening

Put out some free food and, like moths to flame, college students and journalists will eventually show up.

June 13, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Brenau awarding more graduate degrees than undergrad degrees

Graduate students are now outpacing undergraduates in the number of degrees conferred at Brenau University.

June 13, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Company consolidating operations in Braselton

A shipping, packaging and industrial supplies distributor is planning to move operations to Braselton, employing up to 600 people within the next few years.

June 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | 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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