Bruce Mistarz started making industrial electrical connectors in his kitchen oven in Illinois 20 years ago. Since then, he has consistently found himself in a building that becomes too small for his growing operation. Mistarz, owner of Mencom Corp., brought part of his Illinois-based industry to Gainesville 12 years ago, and has since outgrown three buildings. An industrial printer that sits on top of a meeting table in ...
Karen Owens, facility manager for the East Hall Community Center, hoped to give the community a glimpse of the center's offerings with an open house Monday. The center opened last year, and Owens said the purpose of the event was "to get people familiarized with the new facility."
Lake Lanier Islands flung open its gates this weekend to welcome about 800 visitors to its water park that will now close one day each week this summer to conserve water.
Oakwood may grow one-third of an acre as a result of a Monday night meeting. And a city official said slowly but surely, there's more commercial annexations to come with the expected Thurmond Tanner Parkway extension that will connect Mundy Mill Drive to Spout Springs Road.
The executive director of the Lumpkin County Development Authority says a number of top employers have recognized the value of the skilled work force at the Mohawk Industries plant in Dahlonega. Bruce Abraham said 47 exhibitors have signed up for a job fair this afternoon at the Lumpkin County Recreation Center.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Chris Mercer didn't have to take a boating safety course to legally pilot his 17-foot Sea Ray on Lake Lanier, but the Lawrenceville man didn't think it could hurt.
Hundreds of square-topped mortarboards will be tossed into the air this week as local high school seniors celebrate the end of 13 years of education.
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If you drove by Clarks Bridge Park on Saturday afternoon and wondered about the mass of rubber ducks floating down the lake, then you missed out on the 10th annual Rubber Duck Derby.
The 32nd annual Lula Railroad Days Festival kicked off Saturday morning with many local vendors and a bigger and longer parade.
It's a bird. It's a plane. It's West Hall High School's Alex Hutcheson.
Bill Dearybury sticks with what he knows. The Spartanburg, S.C., native's choices for education, occupation and recreation follow in the footsteps of the Dearyburys before him. Dearybury, a future football player and golfer for the University of the South, said he has been playing football since he could walk. "My dad, he played football in college, and he got me into it and I ...
One day, Matt Merritt could be standing on the sidelines at the Talladega Superspeedway, wind in his hair, wearing a shirt that announces him as a member of the pit crew.
BRASELTON -- Though the economy and federal spending dominated a town hall discussion Saturday with U.S. Rep. John Linder, it was the Iraq war that stirred emotions inside and outside the meeting.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office has fired a jailer after his arrest on a child pornography charge.
In order to develop and strengthen the local economy, businesses and the community work together for the benefit of each other.
As part of efforts to keep drivers and motorcyclists safe, law enforcement officials and highway safety advocates gathered Thursday in Buford to promote motorcycle safety awareness.
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is putting on a rabies clinic Saturday at the Gainesville Walmart.
Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy has been named a winner of the state Department of Education's Family-Friendly School Partnership School Award.
The Times held a fundraising event Thursday in Gainesville where community members were welcomed to bring documents to shred, with all proceeds benefiting Relay for Life. The "Team Times" Relay for Life Committee collected $2,158 Thursday for the fight against cancer. In addition to people bringing documents to shred, hamburgers and hot dogs were on sale to benefit the cause.
Four children sat in a boat on their school's gym floor Thursday as Department of Natural Resources officers shook it and a crowd of their classmates loudly counted down.
Four Gainesville City schools were temporarily locked down Thursday afternoon.
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