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Wildlife skipping winter slumbers

Gen. Beauregard Lee waddled outside his "Weathering Heights" mansion Thursday to a sunny, warm, springlike day. The only problem was it's not spring and it won't officially be for nearly two months.

February 02, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Cleaner air means Hall won’t change road plans

For the first time, 20 counties in metro Atlanta, including Hall, have met federal standards for air quality established in 1997, the federal Environmental Protection Agency has determined.

February 02, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


City, Brenau negotiating Mountains Center lease

Future use of the 30-year-old Georgia Mountains Center continues to be hashed out by attorneys representing Brenau University and the city of Gainesville.

February 02, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Gas prices on the rise again

Like any other business owner, Joey Libasci cringes at the thought of increasing gas prices.

February 02, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Flowery Branch meeting dates scrambled

Flowery Branch City Council won't be meeting on its normal dates through early March because of a shortage of available council members.

February 01, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville Middle student wins City Schools spelling bee

Perseverance is a word Curt Beccue knows well.

February 01, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Registration under way for citizens academy

Registration has begun for Gainesville's Citizens' Government Academy.

February 01, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Ledan Extension to be closed for repairs Feb. 13-29

A section of Ledan Extension is scheduled to be closed Feb. 13-29 for repairs to a metal pipe under the road, said Jimmy Hightower, Hall County's road maintenance supervisor.

February 01, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Phone bills may drop with rep.’s proposal

In just three years, phone bills could drop a few bucks.

February 01, 2012 | BY JENNIFER SAMI Times regional staff | Local


Man charged with murder after Buford gunfight

February 01, 2012 | | Local


High temperatures possible cause for increase in rabies cases

A mild winter could be leading to an increase in rabies cases, David Jones said.

January 31, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Course teaches women to defend against attackers

Growing up as a child, Paul Kent constantly would see his mother upset after coming home from her job interacting with victims of sexual assaults.

January 31, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Wauka Mountain school to get week of Ga. food

Wauka Mountain Multiple Intelligences Academy will be putting 75 to 100 percent Georgia-grown foods on the lunch menu for one week this spring.

January 31, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Dahlonega cabin makes big move, will be NGCSU teaching tool

A small, 180-year-old cabin from Dahlonega's gold rush era made a six-mile trek Tuesday morning to its new location at North Georgia College & State University.

January 31, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Lanier Tech leadership award showcases adult students

Four women who returned to school years into their adulthood to give their careers a makeover vied for a spot as the student face of Lanier Technical College on Tuesday.

January 31, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


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Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | 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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