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Cathy Cox to students: Don't let career 'stick' you

Former Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox told Brenau Academy students on Wednesday to choose a profession that will be interesting and rewarding.

November 19, 2007 | Ashley Cox | Local


Advocacy group jumps on pile

The Lake Lanier Association is planning to take legal action against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over the lake's sinking water level.

Val Perry, vice president of the lake advocacy group, said the association feels left out of the legal battle between the corps and the governors of Georgia, Florida and Alabama.

November 19, 2007 | Debbie Gilbert | Local


Civic groups welcome sandwich mogul

Truett Cathy enjoys speaking about his hardscrabble upbringing in Atlanta, even though he now is listed on Forbes magazine's list of the richest Americans.

November 18, 2007 | Harris Blackwood | Local


Northeast Georgial Medical Center in favor of residencies

The president of Northeast Georgia Medical Center spoke in favor of the University of Georgia's partnership with Medical College of Georgia to build a medical school in Athens, and touted the Gainesville hospital as a prime physician training ground.

Jim Gardner, president and chief executive officer of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, told state legislators of his enthusiasm and support of a new medical school at Tuesday's Medical Education Study Committee Hearing at the University of Georgia.

November 18, 2007 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Prayers before the storm? Gainesville rain services coincide with Gov. Perdue’s

GAINESVILLE - Gainesville Mayor Bob Hamrick joined five local ministers in Roosevelt Square at lunchtime Tuesday to seek drought relief from one last governing authority - the Lord.

November 18, 2007 | Jessica Jordan | Local


Broken pipe causes sewage spill

A monitoring crew doing a routine inspection of local creeks Monday morning noticed sewage leaking into Slaughterhouse Creek, a tributary of Lake Lanier.

November 18, 2007 | From staff reports The Times | Local


City didn't violate restrictions when watering football field

GAINESVILLE - Those who noticed the sprinklers running on Bobby Gruhn field Tuesday were not mistaken.

November 18, 2007 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Students awarded in Energy Bowl

Two area students received honorable mention as finalists in the Energy Bowl Challenge held Nov. 8 by Jackson Electric Membership Corp.

November 18, 2007 | From staff reports The Times | Local


Pellet gun vandalism investigated

Jonathan McDougald got a rude awakening Tuesday, when a 5 a.m. knock at his door first tipped him off that he was a crime victim.

November 18, 2007 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Traffic shifts today on Mundy Mill

Starting today, traffic will be shifted on Mundy Mill Road between Interstate 985 and Publix Supermarket. This will enable crews to finish repaving. The shift was previously scheduled for Tuesday.

November 18, 2007 | From staff reports The Times | Local


10,000 pets fixed, so many more to go

The Humane Society of Hall County hit a milestone last week. Its spay-neuter clinic, which opened in May 2005, performed surgery on its 10,000th animal.

November 18, 2007 | Debbie Gilbert | Local


Revamped plumbing installed: Water summit to focus on schools

GAINESVILLE - From leak detectors to kitchen-sink foot pedals, Hall County schools is doing what it can to cut back on water usage.

November 18, 2007 | Jeff Gill | Local


Woman hit by airplane recovering

A Gainesville woman struck by the wing of a small plane Sunday while walking at Gainesville's Lee Gilmer Airport was released Tuesday afternoon from a hospital after sustaining serious head injuries, her fiance said.

November 18, 2007 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Students help find ways to inform public at ‘summit’

GAINESVILLE - Gainesville and Hall County students worked with area teachers and others Wednesday to develop a letter about

November 18, 2007 | Jeff Gill | Local


Beginning to quit: Great American Smokeout event to be held Thursday

It's tough to be a smoker these days. State and local laws, as well as individual company policies, have severely restricted when and where a person can smoke.

November 17, 2007 | Debbie Gilbert | Local


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Area food drive asks for donations

The Georgia Mountain Food Bank is asking people to "Lend a Hand, Give a Can" and donate canned food at local grocery stores during the next two weeks.

September 03, 2014 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Cold weather fire safety tips

With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:

January 05, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 05, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


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