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Flowery Branch moves streetlight ordinance along

Flowery Branch City Council gave its first OK Thursday night to setting up streetlight charges throughout the city.

September 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lanier Tech now expanding Dawson campus

DAWSONVILLE - Lanier Technical College broke ground on a major expansion Thursday that will more than double educational space at its Dawson County campus.

September 15, 2011 | BY MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


2 area schools earn national recognition

Blue ribbons are given out for many things: Prize-winning jams, science fair projects and art show submissions, to name a few.

September 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Harvest of Hope set for Saturday

Although a cancer diagnosis can be a very personal situation, Harvest of Hope organizers are showing people they don't have to suffer through their treatment alone.

September 15, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


WomenSource hosts annual Power of the Purse fundraiser

The Chattahoochee Country Club was filled with "ooh's" and "ahh's" Thursday night as about 250 women caught a glimpse of the latest fashions.

September 15, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Empty Bowl Lunch grows to more than 450 bowls

"Hunger isn't the silent epidemic that it was," said Kay Blackstock, director of Georgia Mountain Food Bank.

September 15, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Football field honors coach, teacher and bus driver

When the Lakeview Academy Lions take the field on Friday nights, they're stomping turf named for former coach Jock Hornor.

September 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Man injured in accident faces charges in previous wreck

The driver involved in an accident on Aug. 31 on Friendship Road that seriously injured him and his two children faces several charges from a wreck in Gwinnett County in May.

September 15, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


ACF looks for truce in Lanier water war

A group seeking solutions to the water-sharing wars between Georgia, Florida and Alabama is taking its first significant steps toward that goal.

September 15, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Hoschton man identified as motorcycle crash victim

BUFORD - Gwinnett County authorities say a motorcyclist who was killed in an accident on Interstate 85 apparently hit an airborne tire tread that had been struck by another vehicle.

September 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


Hall residents urged to pay for tags online

Today is Terrie Dechard's birthday.

September 14, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Ex-Dawson clerk of court gets 2-year prison term

Dawson County's former clerk of court will spend the next 24 months in prison after pleading guilty to federal tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud charges.

September 14, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Woman charged with forging checks at grocery store

A Gainesville woman is accused of forging five checks totaling more than $800 at Ingles grocery store, 4260 Winder Highway in South Hall.

September 14, 2011 | | Local


Deer hunt planned for Riverside Drive area

Deer are not always the cute creatures portrayed in Bambi. In fact, they can be a real nuisance in areas like Gainesville.

September 14, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Local SAT scores slightly drop in most schools

Standardized test scores have been a major criteria in the college admissions game for years, but some say their importance might be wavering.

September 14, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Oakwood taking first steps to clean up old fuel tank site

A defunct underground fuel tank on city-owned property is giving Oakwood an above-ground headache.

March 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall school board OKs $8.9M for Lanier Charter Career Academy projects

The Hall County school board on Monday approved $8.9 million for additions and renovations at Lanier Charter Career Academy.

March 13, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


I-985 bridge in Gwinnett to be closed for repairs, resurfacing

The Thompson Mill Road bridge over Interstate 985 will be closed at some point for repairs, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

March 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


UNG honors Lessie Smithgall with Presidential Leadership Award

Philanthropist and Times co-founder Lessie Smithgall of Gainesville recently received the 2017 Presidential Leadership Award during the fifth annual University of North Georgia Foundation Scholarship ...

March 13, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


International economic representatives to visit Hall

International economic representatives in 11 world markets will visit Hall County this Thursday.

March 12, 2017 | | Local


Family Christian Stores, including one in Gainesville, closing soon

Family Christian Stores has 240 locations nationwide, all of which are closing within two weeks.

March 12, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Northern Connector could be studied in 5 years

Vilified years ago as a potential Hall County road project, the Northern Connector surfaced again last week - to some degree.

March 12, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Upgrades double capacity of Hall 911 radio system

As he stands in front of a console looking at multiple computer screens, dispatcher John Hanes gets a call from a woman whose husband is ...

March 12, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Artwork on display at Hall County Government Center

Seven West Hall High School students have their paintings on display at the Hall County Government Center's first ever public art show.

March 12, 2017 | BY CINDY NGUYEN intern@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Dawsonville Highway gridlock, growth raise concerns

The uproar over a proposed 820-home retirement community in Gainesville remains focused on worries over the development's impact on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 traffic.

March 12, 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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