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Haiti orphanage closes for allegedly selling donations

The Haitian government shut down an orphanage last week in light of abuse findings by several U.S. charitable organizations, including Gainesville-based Adventures in Missions.

October 27, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Significant cuts in legal system prompt changes

Hall County has seen its share of budget restraints over the last several months including cuts to courts, public defenders and district attorneys.

October 27, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Ex-deputy in Dawson charged with sexual battery

DAWSONVILLE - A former longtime Dawson County sheriff's deputy has been charged with sexual battery and false statements following a probe by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

October 27, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Man injured in tractor trailer wreck on Ga. 52 in Dawson County

The driver of a tractor trailer was taken by ambulance to Chestatee Regional Hospital Wednesday afternoon after losing control in a curve and careening down an embankment on Ga. 52, just east of Amicalola Falls State Park in Dawson County.

October 27, 2011 | Times regional staff | Local


Clermont creates library of its own after spending cuts

Somebody had to do it.

October 26, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Officials: Carter will be Hall chief deputy

Retired Hall County Sheriff's Maj. Tony Carter is set to take over as chief deputy following Col. Jeff Strickland's retirement Friday, according to two sources.

October 26, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Century-old home in Flowery Branch to be torn down

A turn-of-the-century Flowery Branch home that had fallen into ruins over the years and is now owned by the city will go the way of the bulldozer.

October 26, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Sheriff’s office searching for armed robbery suspect

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Monday night armed robbery at a Golden Pantry convenience store in South Hall.

October 26, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall chief deputy retires before focusing on run for sheriff

Col. Jeff Strickland, chief deputy with the Hall County Sheriff's Office, is retiring Friday after 28 years with the department.

October 25, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Historic Gainesville structure 1 of 10 in Ga. under scrutiny

Sitting off Lake Lanier like a lonely relic from another age, the Chattahoochee Park Pavilion off Riverside Drive has caught the attention of the Atlanta-based Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.

October 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


ATF agents inspect Dawsonville distillery

Federal agents reportedly paid a surprise visit to downtown Dawsonville early Friday, ready to shut down what they had been told was an active moonshine operation.

October 25, 2011 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Hall commissioner reaches agreement with creditors

South Hall Commissioner Craig Lutz seems to have come to terms with his creditors in court, agreeing to pay 13 percent of the outstanding debt included in his Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing.

October 25, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Ga. 365 resurfacing in home stretch

Road construction crews are focusing on daytime work only as they wrap up a $19.2 million resurfacing project on Ga. 365.

October 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Students pledge to be drug-free

Across Hall County and Gainesville schools, students are signing pledges to be drug-free as part of National Red Ribbon Week, an annual anti-drug campaign that began in 1988.

October 25, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Cold weather brings fire dangers

With winter not too far off, Gainesville fire officials are stressing home heating safety.

October 25, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Zumba dancers move to the groove at fitness event

Never stop moving.

February 11, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Fasching festival includes shots and a soak in the Chattahoochee

HELEN - When most people think of Mardi Gras, they think of New Orleans, brightly colored costumes and elaborate floats crowded with people flinging beads and ...

February 11, 2017 | BY ALEXANDER POPP and HAILEY VAN PARYS apopp@gainesvilletimes.com, hvanparys@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Pakistani family reunited after travel ban worry

Imagine waking up one day and thinking you won't be able to see your loved one again.

February 11, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Braselton mother and son charged with drug, gun possession

A Braselton mother and her son have been charged with multiple gun and drug charges.

February 11, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Greek Food Mart owner to promote potato bar

The owner of the Greek Food Mart at 5646 Price Road on the western tip of Hall County claims that at the age of 75 ...

February 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Students spar for title of top speller

Algae and mahogany aren't words you use every day. Certainly not words frequently used by elementary and middle schoolers.

February 11, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


YMCA undergoing $160,000 renovations on aquatics center

The J.A. Walters Family YMCA in Gainesville has begun an estimated $160,000 in repairs to its aquatics center.

February 11, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Campus carry bill returns to Ga. General Assembly

Georgia lawmakers are again trying to let licensed gun owners carry concealed handguns on public college campuses.

February 11, 2017 | Nick Watson | 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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