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Get Fit Challenge gets local employees moving

Instead of gathering at the company water-cooler for a post-work chat session, more than a thousand employees descended upon Riverside Military Academy on Thursday evening to get a little exercise.

April 21, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Signs get Gainesville officials thinking of rules

The Gainesville City Council is taking a look at its sign ordinance and deciding whether to incorporate changes in technology.

April 21, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Judge sentences Hilton to death for Florida murder

A drifter from Georgia learned his fate Thursday morning when a judge sentenced him to death for the 2007 murder and kidnapping of a nurse in northern Florida.

April 21, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Homeless support group seeking help

Several Hall County churches that plan to help Gainesville's homeless population are still looking for support to launch their idea.

April 20, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Students gather for cultural fair

Fifth-grader Jada Harrison got to personally experience South Korean fashion Wednesday as Eunjin Oh put a traditional wedding dress on her.

April 20, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Judge denies motions on assisted suicide charge

A Forsyth County Superior Court judge has denied motions filed by attorneys challenging the constitutionality of the assisted suicide charge their clients face.

April 20, 2011 | By Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


Hall County’s 2040 roads plan needs trimming

Hall County road planners are going to have to trim some $500 million in expenses from the proposed 2040 transportation plan.

April 20, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Businesses urged to embrace sustainability

Jim Hartzfeld was talking about sustainability when the term didn't exist.

April 20, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


FDIC to decide fate of lawsuit against Graves

A federal agency will decide whether to pursue a lawsuit against a North Georgia congressman after it took over the bank that sued the legislator, claiming he defaulted on a loan.

April 20, 2011 | By Andy Johns Chattanooga Times Free Press | Local


Accident shuts down Dawsonville Highway at McEver Road

Dawsonville Highway at McEver Road was shut down shortly after 6 p.m. today due to an accident.

April 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Dawsonville man killed in head-on collision

A head-on collision Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of a Dawsonville man as he drove home from work.

April 20, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Dawsonville woman dies after car runs her over

Friends and family are mourning the loss of a 29-year-old mother of three who died in what authorities say was a freak accident Saturday night.

April 19, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Riverbend taking applications for scholars academy

Riverbend Elementary School is taking applications for a progressive program that will be the first of its kind in Hall County.

April 19, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Forum will focus on sustainability in business

For Earth Day this year, a group of local people wants to show businesses how being green can actually be good for a bottom line.

April 19, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Old Joe Confederate monument vandalized

Gainesville officials are trying to decide how best to clean up some downtown graffiti. A little makeup remover might just do the trick.

April 19, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


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A unique business: Send bacon to your friends, glitter (or worse) to your foe

Peter Boychuk knows about business online.

July 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


2 female victims from Lake Lanier boat crash identified

The bodies of two women were found Saturday after a boat overturned the day before on Lake Lanier, according to the Georgia Department of Natural ...

July 16, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


How Olympics landed on Lake Lanier's shores

Atlanta's Olympic organizers had a bit of a problem as they identified venues for the 1996 Olympic Games they were awarded in 1990.

July 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Olympics chief Payne recalls Gainesville’s ‘desire’ for games

When Billy Payne, Atlanta's Olympic architect, looks back on his crowning achievement from 20 years ago, one of the bright spots is Gainesville's ...

July 16, 2016 | Keith Albertson | Local


Pirates play on in charity Poker Run event on Lanier

The Lanier Partners of North Georgia launched their eighth annual Pirates of Lake Lanier Charity Poker Run on Saturday.

July 16, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Mechanic burned by boat engine fire at Lake Lanier marina

One person was burned in a boat fire Saturday at Holiday Marina on Lake Lanier.

July 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Olympic Park tower sign will dim, turn off earlier

It's like something out of a "Seinfeld" episode, where a bright red light from a Kenny Rogers chicken joint shines day and night through ...

July 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Students RISE to shine, avoid ‘summer slump’

Nearly 125 elementary school students "graduated" from the fifth annual RISE - Real Interactive Summer-learning Experience) - program Friday morning.

July 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Georgia Mountain Food Bank plans strategy with agency partners

A large, airy storage area at the Georgia Mountain Food Bank is usually stocked full with canned and boxed foods and goods. But Friday afternoon ...

July 16, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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