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Legislation named for slain Peace Corps volunteer

Federal legislation named for a local Peace Corps volunteer slain in west Africa has been sent to President Barack Obama.

November 03, 2011 | BY JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


I-985 northbound ramp at Exit 20 open again

The northbound ramp on Interstate 985 Exit 20 at Candler Road is open again after a wreck that injured one closed it earlier this afternoon, authorities said.

November 03, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Judge sets bond hearing for N. Ga. militia suspects

Prosecutors filed a motion Wednesday afternoon to allow for more time to prepare for a detention hearing on four suspected militia members charged Tuesday with plotting attacks against the government.

November 03, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local




6 Gainesville, Hall schools fail to make AYP

Six of the 41 schools in Gainesville and Hall County systems did not make Adequate Yearly Progress for 2011, according to final results released Wednesday.

November 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Debit card fees drive bank customers away

Most big banks have decided to drop debit card fees they recently instituted after customer outrage about the move lead to the closing of accounts.

November 03, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Flowery Branch moving on sewer expansion plans

Flowery Branch is working to get what the city hopes will be its last state permit to operate a small sewer plant at Cinnamon Cove, a condominium complex about three miles from town.

November 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawsonville farmer considers de-annexation

November 03, 2011 | | Local


Residents can't believe terror plot happened in North Georgia

When federal agents swarmed her home in the woods of White County Tuesday, Charlotte Thomas walked to a neighbor's house and asked for prayer, a neighbor said Wednesday.

November 02, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


North Georgia men charged in plot against government

Four suspected members of a fringe Northeast Georgia militia group were charged Tuesday with plotting to buy explosives and make a deadly toxin, ricin, in order to attack unnamed government officials.

November 02, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local




Road tax gets thumbs down at candidate forum

A proposed sales tax to fund transportation projects in Georgia won't be getting much support from South Hall's next representative in the General Assembly.

November 02, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


New pharmacy benefit firm to expand in Hall

Currently covered by a field of overgrown grass, the area between Candler Road and Interstate 985 will soon be the home of a national pharmacy benefit company.

November 01, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Big jackpot fuels powerful dreams

What would you do if you woke up in the morning with almost a quarter of a billion dollars in the bank?

November 01, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Grant brings Ga. produce to school lunch trays

Agriculture has been a top business in Hall County for decades.

November 01, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Downtown Gainesville merchants embrace $16M project coming to south side of square

The proprietor at one of the oldest stores in downtown Gainesville is embracing the recent announcement that a $16 million mixed-use multistory building is coming ...

May 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Spout Springs school celebrates raising more than $25K for American Heart Association

As Spout Springs School of Enrichment celebrated its biggest Jump Rope for Heart fundraising effort to date and a national award for its principal, Bob ...

May 09, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Lakeview Academy student wins National Merit Scholarship

A Lakeview Academy student was one of 2,500 students in the United States to be named recipients of the $2,500 National Merit Scholarship.

May 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Governor signs medical marijuana expansion on final day

May 09, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Belk offering free mammograms next week

Belk is offering free mammograms through its mobile mammography center next week in Gainesville and Cornelia.

May 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


GBI warns of fentanyl drug overdoses; 1 reported in Hall

In four months, Georgia law enforcement agencies have seen the same number of opiate fentanyl deaths as they did all last year.

May 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lanier Tech holds commencement

Lanier Technical College held its spring commencement at Free Chapel on Friday morning. A total of 1,284 students were eligible to receive awards at ...

May 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


$1.8 million Lake Knickerbocker dam work awaits federal approval

A long-awaited project to stabilize the earthen dam at Lake Knickerbocker could begin in three to four months, an official with the Gainesville Department of ...

May 08, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Moonshine music, arts festival may relocate to Braselton racing venue

The Moonshine Music and Arts Festival, an annual summer event drawing thousands of people, is making plans to relocate to Hall County.

May 08, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


86-bed assisted living complex proposed on busy McEver Road

Gainesville planning officials will take a detailed look Tuesday at a proposed 86-bed assisted living facility on busy McEver Road not far from an apartment ...

May 08, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Jaemor expects to harvest 70 percent of peaches after ‘roller coaster’ weather

From cold snaps to drenching rains, the past few months have presented more than a few challenges for Jaemor Farms in Lula.

May 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | 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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