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3 men arrested in drug investigation

Three Hall County residents were arrested Monday during an investigation that turned up 6 pounds of methamphetamine worth about $268,000, authorities said.

December 06, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Dunahoo wins House District 25 runoff

Emory Dunahoo Jr. will be the man to follow in the footsteps of his younger brother-in-law, James Mills.

December 06, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Completion of pedestrian bridge now set for spring

Completion of the Gainesville pedestrian bridge is being pushed back after the Georgia Department of Transportation issued new mandates for bridge requirements.

December 06, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Prosecutors: Gainesville business owner lied about fines

Prosecutors say a Gainesville business owner fabricated a story about government agents charging him fines so that he could get out of paying his rent.

December 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Funding coming for Cool Springs Park ballfields

Funding approval for a once-controversial park project met no resistance from the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Monday.

December 05, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Hall plans to keep Liberty Mutual building

A plan to move county government offices out of downtown Gainesville seems to have been revived.

December 05, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville council set to approve Sunday sales at today's meeting

Gainesville City Council will take its final vote today to approve Sunday alcohol sales.

December 05, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Suspicious package at hospital deemed harmless

A suspicious package found Monday afternoon at Northeast Georgia Medical Center proved to be harmless.

December 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall jailer resigns following weekend arrest

A jailer for the Hall County Sheriff's Office resigned Monday after his arrest Saturday following an altercation in North Hall County.

December 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall likely to cancel twice-yearly property tax payments

Following public backlash from taxpayers, Hall County is preparing to cancel its two-installment property tax billing system after just one year.

December 05, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Hall seeks to turn old books into new money

Every year, more than 2 billion pounds of books wind up in landfills nationwide.

December 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Gainesville could switch back to county landfill

When a private landfill company made an offer Gainesville couldn't refuse, the city took it.

December 05, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Gainesville kick-starts holiday season with parade

Green Street was aglow with luminaries lining the sidewalks in front of the historic houses.

December 05, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Flowery Branch's Old Town now 'dead and gone'

Rolled out in the spring of 2008, the $15 million Old Town Flowery Branch development promised to recast the South Hall city's downtown area as a commercial and residential destination.

December 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall authorities prepared to take on possible winter storms

Winter weather has already threatened this year, and Hall County law enforcement leaders say when it does hit, they are prepared to respond.

December 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | 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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