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Head Start begins accepting applications March 1

The Hall County Head Start program will begin accepting applications for the 2010-11 school year on March 1.

February 09, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Man arrested over January Barker Road burglary

Hall County Sheriff's Office investigators have arrested a Gainesville man they believe is responsible for a January burglary on Baker Road.

Clyde Jess Reeves III, 33, has been charged with burglary and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Investigators also recovered from Reeves' possession a tool box and assorted jewelry that was taken from the home during the burglary.

February 09, 2010 | | Local


Man arrested in burglary at church

Hall County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in connection to a burglary Sunday morning at Lakeview Hills Baptist Church on Dawsonville Highway.

February 09, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville Rotary Club honors Man, Woman of the Year

After he was announced Monday as the Gainesville Rotary Club's Man of the Year, dentist Ed Burnette scolded club members that they should have told him about the award beforehand.

February 09, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Oakwood moves ahead with neighborhood traffic program

Speed bumps and stop signs may not be the cure to neighborhood traffic woes.

February 09, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dances bring fathers, daughters together

For busy parents, carving out a few memory-making moments with their children can sometimes be difficult.

February 09, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Icy roads possible tonight, Wednesday

You may wake up to a wintry mix of rain, snow and sleet this morning, but the morning commute shouldn't be a problem as temperatures are expected to remain well above freezing throughout Northeast Georgia.

February 09, 2010 | Mitch Clarke | Local


Jefferson City Council addresses road condition

JEFFERSON - While waiting to hear from the Georgia Department of Transportation, the City of Jefferson has closed a portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

February 09, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Visitors bureau casts for alcohol sales at fishing tournament

Laurel Park's first major fishing tournament is coming soon.

February 09, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


France salutes Dawson County WWII vet

A Dawson County man was among 10 World War II veterans from the Southeastern United States honored recently in Atlanta.

February 07, 2010 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Local Boy Scout troop celebrates centennial

With a couple of anniversaries to celebrate, Boy Scouts served up dishes of peach cobbler cooked in kettles over a fire and showcased other skills Sunday at First Baptist Church on Green Street.

February 07, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


More rain, cold headed in Hall’s direction

A rainy winter, with more wetness on the way in Northeast Georgia, has been a good thing for Hall County firefighters.

February 07, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


New venue provides big possibilities for Hoschton market

HOSCHTON - Fresh produce, local art and other handmade goods are among the items people can find inside the recently revamped Hoschton Farmers Market.

February 07, 2010 | By Katie Dunn Times regional staff | Local


Schools track energy use to save it — and money

Everyone wants to be an energy star.

February 07, 2010 | Amanda Woodruff | Local


A virtual view of community

Want to take a virtual stroll down memory lane? Get nosy in a new neighborhood? Walk along a street 2,000 miles away without leaving your computer?

February 07, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


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From foster to forever: Some parents seek adoption

With big dreams come the possibility of worst nightmares.

October 19, 2014 | Bekah Porter | Local


Broken Bonds: Where do we go from here?

October 19, 2014 | BY NICK WATSON and BEKAH PORTER | Local


Broken Bonds: Group homes sometimes help teens needing foster care

October 18, 2014 | Jennifer Jacob Brown news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Broken Bonds: Abused girl saved by foster system

Sierra Downs does not remember the beating.

October 17, 2014 | Bekah Porter | Local


Broken Bonds: Gainesville man overcame abusive foster home

The model car lay shattered on the basement floor, its pieces scattered in every direction.

For weeks, a young Tod Peavy had tinkered and toiled and thought of nothing but this car. But his foster mother resented the red roadster. She hadn't given it to him. Instead, a holiday well-wisher purchased the present for an anonymous foster child, and caseworkers put the toy in the boy's hands for Christmas.

October 17, 2014 | Bekah Porter | Local


Broken Bonds: Mom changes life to reunify with daughter

Lindsey Shubert dialed the numbers.

October 16, 2014 | Bekah Porter | Local


Broken Bonds: Family treatment court helps parents, children reconnect

Crystal Roughton hitchhiked to get to the Hall County Courthouse on time. After her newborn was taken at the hospital, Roughton had to get her baby back.

October 16, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Broken Bonds: Longtime foster parents share their stories

When Wendy Boswell said goodbye to her foster daughter last month, she literally ached with grief.

October 15, 2014 | Jennifer Jacob Brown news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Broken Bonds: DFCS caseworkers face obstacles

As she talks about the joys of working with foster children, Tyne Jackson can't help crying a little.

October 14, 2014 | Jennifer Jacob Brown news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Broken Bonds: What happens when children are removed from their home

The removal of a child often results in three types of trauma, according to Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Lindsay Burton.

October 13, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Broken Bonds: Foster kids have team working on placement

At 8:30 a.m., the briefs are organized and the coloring books are gathered. The robe goes on for Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Lindsay Burton.

October 13, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Foster care in crisis: Too many kids, too few homes

October 12, 2014 | By Jennifer Jacob Brown and Nick Watson jbrown@gainesvilletimes.com, nwatson@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


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