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Despite big budgets, Georgia’s lottery-funded programs feel squeeze of economic downturn

The Georgia Lottery Corp. lost more than $65 million between 2009, when ticket sales were highest, and 2011.

August 28, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


No immigrant releases yet in Gainesville

A new policy essentially allowing several illegal immigrants to be released from federal custody has not yet resulted in any releases from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's leased facility in Gainesville.

August 28, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


New 9th district may draw a ‘herd’ to open post

Now that Georgia's new congressional maps are almost final, no one's expecting anything less than a political stampede in Northeast Georgia.

August 28, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Archery tournament keeps bow hunting tradition alive at Wauka Mountain

With archery season just a few weeks away, local hunters take the opportunity to hone their skill with a friendly competition.

August 28, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Gainesville police officers are searching for a man they believe is responsible for the armed robbery of a West Ridge Road convenience store.

August 27, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Tax amnesty deadline set for Wednesday

Hall County's delinquent taxpayers have until Wednesday to apply for amnesty.

August 27, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Lower levels at Lanier may mean no dock permits

If Lake Lanier drops another 2-plus feet, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will revert to its "low water action plan" and stop issuing boat dock permits, an official said this week.

August 27, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lower water, sewer fees may hike growth in Dawson County

Businesses may show renewed interest in Dawson County thanks to lower fees from Etowah Water and Sewer Authority.

August 26, 2011 | JAMES G. WOLFE JR. Times regional staff | Local


North Georgia begins True Blue tradition

When Bonita Jacobs moved into her new office at North Georgia College & State University, the first thing she noticed was an abundance of green.

August 26, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


5 charged in armed robbery

Gainesville police officers arrested and charged five suspects following an armed robbery late Thursday night.

August 26, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Search suspended for missing boater

Authorities have called off the search Thursday for a 62-year-old Forsyth County boater reported missing after he didn't return from an outing on Lake Lanier.

August 26, 2011 | By Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


Hall County seeks input on commissioner districts

Hall County leaders are seeking input on possible future districts for the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

August 26, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Ex-White County deputy faces child porn charges

A former White County Sheriff's deputy was arrested and charged with production of child pornography.

August 26, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Isakson: States should be motivated for water wars agreement

Georgia and Alabama have "a lot more motivation" to come to an agreement over rights to the water flowing through the rivers they share, according to comments U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson made in

August 25, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Retreat challenges student mentors' communication skills

Some people are direct and blunt. Some people sugarcoat difficult things.

August 25, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Humane Society receives more than $10K in Georgia Gives Day donations

Some local charities did better than others for Georgia Gives Day, but all benefited from the Nov. 17 event that raised more than $4 million ...

November 23, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Authorities: Man on bicycle killed in wreck

A Gainesville man was killed after failing to yield the right of way on his bike when turning onto Harmony Church Road on Friday morning ...

November 23, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Employers ‘can breathe a sigh of relief’ as new overtime rule halted

Employers no longer have to worry about how to pay some salaried employees overtime, which may not be well-received by some employees.

November 23, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Stores open on Thanksgiving, early Friday

When Thanksgiving leftovers are safely tucked away in the fridge, some choose to head out into the November chill for doorbusters and deals.

November 23, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local




Thanksgiving celebrated across cultures in Hall County

What do you have at your Thanksgiving dinner? What is your favorite dish during the holidays? Mashed potatoes? Turkey and ham? What about carne asada ...

November 23, 2016 | By Jessie Moose intern@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Piedmont College names new police chief

J. Marie Griffin-Taylor, a former deputy sheriff and school resource officer with the Habersham County Sheriff's Office and an officer with the Clarkesville Police ...

November 23, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Christmas movie filmed in Dahlonega debuts Thursday on Hallmark Channel

One local family will gather around the television Thanksgiving night hoping to see some of its own in a Christmas movie.

November 23, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


24-mile stretch of I-85 may be widened

About 24 miles of Interstate 85 could be getting wider from north of 985 to just north of U.S. 129 in Jefferson, which is ...

November 23, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Lanier Tech students, safety workers get lesson in emergency response

Brandon Hammock gasped, gripping his lower chest wound as he reached out with a blood-soaked hand to Michael Hammond of the University of North Georgia ...

November 23, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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