After years of planning, local and federal officials kicked off the dredging of Longwood Cove in a celebration they dubbed "DredgeFest '08." Local officials from various Gainesville departments as well as current and former members of the Lake Lanier Islands Development Authority gathered Wednesday in a muddy hole off Longwood Park, envisioning its water-filled future. Coincidentally, the future of the mudhole is a return to its ...
GAINESVILLE - A computer used to check students through the lunch line each day at South Hall Middle School has been stolen, Hall County school officials said.
Three teens were caught in the midst of a pot deal by plainclothes investigators Tuesday in the parking lot of a Hall County alternative school just before the school opened for the day, authorities said Wednesday. Hall County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad Commander Lt. Scott Ware said gang task force investigators were at Lanier Career Academy on Tumbling Creek Road at about noon Tuesday on an unrelated matter when they saw ...
Talk about adding insult to injury.
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has announced the first in a series of listening sessions that will be held throughout the state by his field representatives. The first session will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Georgia Mountains Center.
When Jerry Norman Jones heard early Friday morning that he was wanted by authorities for allegedly violating the conditions of his bond, he told his estranged wife in a phone conversation that he wanted to read the Bible and pray. At the time, Jones was free on $40,000 bond after being charged with molesting four of his third-grade students at Gainesville Elementary School. Sometime in the next ...
The Georgia Department of Transportation has scheduled two open house sessions to share the results of a study of the Ga. 365 and Ga. 400 corridors in Northeast Georgia.
A man against whom prosecutors are seeking the death penalty appeared in court Tuesday on charges of vandalizing jail property.
With Cuba as the sixth-largest market for U.S. poultry exports, Georgia's agricultural and poultry community is hopeful that a change in Cuba's leadership is a good sign for growth.
Hall County residents with Cuban ties said they expect President Fidel Castro's resignation to mean little change for the communist island's 11 million residents.
If the clouds aren't too thick tonight, sky watchers are in for a rare treat: A full lunar eclipse with a sideshow to boot.
GAINESVILLE - For the second time, the Gainesville City Council delayed a discussion of a resolution that would agree to a lease of four parcels in the Airport Industrial Park.
GAINESVILLE -Harris Blackwood normally writes the news. It is unusual for him to be the news. Yet minutes after fire engines screamed past The Times' offices on Green Street on Tuesday afternoon, Blackwood, community editor at The Times, rushed to the scene.
GAINESVILLE - Goodbye, squiggly lines. Hello, portals. Brenau University has adopted a new logo after 11 months of research, sketches and fine tuning. [Share your opinion of the new logo by voting in the poll at the bottom of this story] "We started on the project after we agreed to the new (school) mission," said Scott Briell, vice president for enrollment management and marketing. The current logo, which features curvy lines extending from the R ...
Gainesville officials aren't the only ones in Hall County left reeling from a state Supreme Court ruling last Monday that is bringing dozens of development projects around the state to a halt.
The First Friday events in downtown Gainesville have started up again and are expected to bring more vistors to the shops and restaurants around the square.
A robbery suspect turned himself in Thursday night after four Gainesville schools were locked down that afternoon when police tried to serve a warrant for his arrest.
Gainesville resident Gloria Carruth depends on the Dial-A-Ride bus service since she nearly severed her ankle three years ago.
In order to develop and strengthen the local economy, businesses and the community work together for the benefit of each other.
As part of efforts to keep drivers and motorcyclists safe, law enforcement officials and highway safety advocates gathered Thursday in Buford to promote motorcycle safety awareness.
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is putting on a rabies clinic Saturday at the Gainesville Walmart.
Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy has been named a winner of the state Department of Education's Family-Friendly School Partnership School Award.
The Times held a fundraising event Thursday in Gainesville where community members were welcomed to bring documents to shred, with all proceeds benefiting Relay for Life. The "Team Times" Relay for Life Committee collected $2,158 Thursday for the fight against cancer. In addition to people bringing documents to shred, hamburgers and hot dogs were on sale to benefit the cause.
Four children sat in a boat on their school's gym floor Thursday as Department of Natural Resources officers shook it and a crowd of their classmates loudly counted down.
Four Gainesville City schools were temporarily locked down Thursday afternoon.
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