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Lotto looking for ways to keep people spending in tough economy

In fiscal year 1993, the Georgia Lottery Corp. made more than $19 million from ticket sales. Fiscal year 2011, which ended in June, brought more than $3.5 billion in ticket sales.

August 28, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


2 die over weekend on Lake Lanier

Lake Lanier turned deadly over the weekend, with a Buford teenager drowning after a boating accident and a Cumming man slipping underwater and never resurfacing.

August 28, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Buford teen's body found in Lake Lanier

Hall County authorities have found the body of a Buford boy who had been feared drowned following a Saturday night boating accident on Lake Lanier in North Hall.

August 28, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man drowns while fishing in Lake Lanier

A 51-year-old Cumming man drowned while wade fishing in Lake Lanier, south of Brown's Bridge in Hall County.

August 28, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Local Salvation Army crew helps Hurricane Irene victims

While Hurricane Irene continued to lash out against the east coast Saturday, a group with the Salvation Army in Gainesville prepared to offer assistance in North Carolina.

August 28, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Police seeking man who robbed store Friday

Gainesville police continue to search for a suspect they believe robbed the Shell Food Mart on Friday night at West Ridge Road and U.S. 129.

August 28, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall County fire crews battle home blaze

Hall County fire crews were called Saturday night to battle a house fire south of Gainesville.

August 28, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Antique owners learn how to bring their treasures back to life

Your attic is full of old family junk. It can't be worth anything more than sentiment, right?

August 28, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Despite big budgets, Georgia’s lottery-funded programs feel squeeze of economic downturn

The Georgia Lottery Corp. lost more than $65 million between 2009, when ticket sales were highest, and 2011.

August 28, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


No immigrant releases yet in Gainesville

A new policy essentially allowing several illegal immigrants to be released from federal custody has not yet resulted in any releases from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's leased facility in Gainesville.

August 28, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


New 9th district may draw a ‘herd’ to open post

Now that Georgia's new congressional maps are almost final, no one's expecting anything less than a political stampede in Northeast Georgia.

August 28, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Archery tournament keeps bow hunting tradition alive at Wauka Mountain

With archery season just a few weeks away, local hunters take the opportunity to hone their skill with a friendly competition.

August 28, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Gainesville police officers are searching for a man they believe is responsible for the armed robbery of a West Ridge Road convenience store.

August 27, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Tax amnesty deadline set for Wednesday

Hall County's delinquent taxpayers have until Wednesday to apply for amnesty.

August 27, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Lower levels at Lanier may mean no dock permits

If Lake Lanier drops another 2-plus feet, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will revert to its "low water action plan" and stop issuing boat dock permits, an official said this week.

August 27, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Police: Fake immigration attorney stole $30K

A man allegedly posing as an immigration attorney is accused by authorities of taking more than $30,000 from people.

February 06, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville man charged in killing of visiting Montana man

HOLLY SPRINGS - A Gainesville man has been accused of fatally shooting a Montana man who was visiting family and friends.

February 06, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Police investigating Sunday armed robbery

Two men approached another man at the Country Hearth Inn and robbed him Sunday in Gainesville, according to police.

February 06, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville’s Ashley Bell sworn in as special assistant to US secretary of state

Gainesville attorney Ashley Bell was sworn in Monday as a special assistant to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. He will be working as ...

February 06, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Gainesville Police seek to ID suspects who allegedly took money from vehicles

Gainesville Police are seeking help in identifying two suspects they say entered three vehicles and stole money on Riverside Drive in the early hours of ...

February 06, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Free health screenings, smoke detectors to be offered Wednesday

Free health screenings and smoke detectors will be offered from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Lula Assembly of Praise.

February 06, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Boling Bridge lane closures set for overnight Wednesday

More overnight lane closures are set as part of work on the Boling Bridge replacement on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 near the Hall-Forsyth county line.

February 06, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Buford woman dies in South Hall wreck; Lilburn man charged with DUI

A Buford woman was killed by an allegedly drunken driver Sunday night at Lanier Islands Parkway/Ga. 347 and McEver Road in South Hall.

February 06, 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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