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Oakwood, homeowners to meet about annexation plan

Oakwood officials plan to meet this week with Lake Lanier homeowners to hash out concerns about the city's roads annexation proposal.

January 24, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall schools expects alternative fuel buses to begin rolling this spring

The Hall County Board of Education approved a contract Monday night with Ferrellgas and CleanFUEL USA to provide fuel and dispensing equipment for 20 liquid petroleum school buses expected to begin rolling in mid-March.

January 23, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gerald Couch joins race for Hall sheriff

Gerald Couch, who resigned weeks ago from the Gainesville Police Department to pursue "other professional endeavors," seems to have entered the race for Hall County Sheriff as a Republican.

January 23, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Flowery Branch councilwoman gearing up for military duty

A civil engineer by trade and mother of two young children, Tara Richards is not used to firing an M4 carbine rifle or M9 semiautomatic pistol.

January 23, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch man plans Mount Kenya climb

A Flowery Branch man who scaled Mount Kilimanjaro as a fundraiser last year has kept up his humanitarian efforts in Africa and has set his sights on another summit in the continent, Mount Kenya.

January 23, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Great Decisions lecture series to focus on global issues

North Georgia College & State University returns for the third year with The Great Decisions lecture series produced by the Foreign Policy Association.

January 23, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Hall revisiting consulting for Glades

Finding a new source for water has been listed as a top priority for the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

January 23, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Court budget restraints could be eased

An improving state financial outlook could mean a boost in funding to Hall County's judiciary after years of cutbacks.

January 23, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall schools board to review new courses

There will be some new courses added to Hall County's curricula next year, pending board approval tonight.

January 23, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


More rain in store for area this week

Thunderstorms were expected to sweep through the area overnight, according to the National Weather Service, which had issued a hazardous weather outlook for Hall and surrounding counties.

January 22, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Braselton police call tag reader a ‘cool tool’

For the Braselton Police Department and other law enforcement agencies, the introduction of "cool tools" are giving police more weapons in their crime-fighting arsenal.

January 22, 2012 | By LeAnne Akin Times regional staff | Local


A wish is granted with store shopping spree

A Gainesville teen celebrated the one-year anniversary of his kidney transplant Saturday with his family and volunteers from the Make-A-Wish Foundation by going on a shopping spree.

January 22, 2012 | Meghan Schuler | Local


For many residents, Hall Transit is the only way to ride

A white Hall Area Transit bus pulls up to the Avita Community Service clinic in Gainesville and its doors open.

January 22, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Hall commissioners to consider Oakwood road plan

The Hall County Board of Commissioners will consider Oakwood's proposal this week to annex roads that would connect the South Hall city to Lake Lanier.

January 22, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ga. agriculture faces a growing labor problem

When Georgia passed House Bill 87, the Illegal Immigration Reform and Reinforcement Act of 2011, the agriculture industry struggled with a sudden labor loss statewide.

January 22, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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First-day head count up almost 600 over last year for Hall County Schools

Hall County Schools opened the 2017-18 school year Monday without any serious issues and nearly 600 more students in the first-day head count than was ...

August 07, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Buford tax rate could drop, but taxes could rise for some

A lower tax rate is proposed for Buford property owners, but for some, that won't necessarily translate to lower taxes.

August 06, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lanier Tech students get experience with high-performance race cars in motorsports program

It's no secret most men would rather hang out around fast cars than sit in a classroom.

August 06, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Construction projects ongoing as Hall starts school year Monday

Summer vacation comes to an end Monday for the more than 27,000 Hall County Schools students returning to the classroom for the first day ...

August 06, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Lake group urges EPD to restore Lanier to full pool

The Lake Lanier Association is urging the state Environmental Protection Division to "use all available tools to restore and keep Lake Lanier at its full ...

August 06, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall’s cities forge tight bonds through group

For almost 30 years, the cities of Hall County have been bonding together in an effort to foster better relations between their local governments.

August 06, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Accused teachers can face 3-pronged scrutiny

When a teacher is accused of wrongdoing, he or she can become the subject of three investigations: one by the school system, one by the ...

August 06, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


A HERO when you need one on the road

Justin Cochran talks in his two-way radio and glances at a laptop computer attached to the console of his truck.

August 06, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Author discusses shameful episode in local history

The Rev. Stuart Higginbotham, rector at Grace Episcopal Church in downtown Gainesville, took note of a full house on a Saturday afternoon.

August 06, 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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