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Obama quotes letter of Flowery Branch junior

Writing letters to the president is usually reserved for in-class assignments, but not for Destiny Wheeler.

October 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


No tax hike planned in 2012 in Oakwood

Oakwood is proposing to keep its property tax rate the same in 2012, even though the city is losing money through lower assessments.

October 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Many taxpayers seem to be paying through the mail

As he passed a check through the window at the Hall County Tax Commissioner's Office Monday, Gainesville resident Roosevelt Norman channeled a "Terminator"-era Arnold Schwarzenegger.

October 03, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Sixth candidate emerges for state House seat

A sixth candidate has announced he will seek election to the state House District 25 seat vacated by former Rep. James Mills.

October 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Cable barrier project similar to I-985's set for Ga. 400

A cable barrier similar to one installed on Interstate 985 several years ago will be placed in the median on Ga. 400 in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.

October 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Regional commission gets $2.7 million for workforce program

The Gainesville-based Georgia Mountains Regional Commission has received a $2.7 million grant for "training and other work force development programs for youth, adults and dislocated workers."

October 03, 2011 | | Local


Alto woman faces charges from Ga. 365 wreck

An Alto woman has been charged in a Sunday afternoon crash on Ga. 365 that injured a motorcyclist.

October 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Forsyth County girl's generosity assists Head Start program

Nicole McCloskey knows that some wishes take work to make them come true.

October 02, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE | Local


Knox seeks District 26 House seat

Tom Knox, who from 2001-2010 represented Forsyth County in the state House, announced last week he plans to seek the newly created District 26 seat.

October 02, 2011 | JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Man in Saturday's fatal Hall wreck is identified

Hall County Coroner Marion Merck has identified the person killed in a wreck Saturday morning in North Hall as Steven Kyle Martin, 22, of Dahlonega.

October 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Regional group’s final roads meeting is set for Wednesday

Area road projects will get a final review Wednesday by the Georgia Mountains Transportation Roundtable before they go to voters next year in a referendum on the 1 percent sales tax for transportation.

October 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood has mixed reaction to fire department

Within the past few weeks Oakwood City Council members have tossed around the idea of establishing a city fire department, but the reaction to that possibility seems to be mixed.

October 02, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Gainesville schools plan shows need for more classrooms

The Gainesville City Schools system is facing major changes over the next few years.

October 02, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Annual abortion protest draws a crowd to busy intersection

In his first year at the anti-abortion event, St. Michael Catholic Church Deacon Ken Lampert felt a bit uncomfortable holding a sign for an hour at one of Hall County's busiest intersections.

October 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall tax bill payments due today

The first installment of Hall County taxpayers' bills is due today - at the latest.

October 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Planners OK assisted living facility at McEver Road

Gainesville planning officials gave the green light Tuesday night to an 86-bed assisted-living facility on McEver Road the developer said would add 50 mostly part-time ...

May 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man sentenced in Orchard Brook shooting case

While she said she doesn't harbor any hate in her heart toward the defendant, Laquitta Harrison asked the judge Tuesday to give a serious ...

May 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


DOT gets feedback on Cleveland Highway widening

Two decades in the making, the widening of Cleveland Highway is crawling toward its 2022 expected start date.

May 09, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Downtown Gainesville merchants embrace $16M project coming to south side of square

The proprietor at one of the oldest stores in downtown Gainesville is embracing the recent announcement that a $16 million mixed-use multistory building is coming ...

May 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Spout Springs school celebrates raising more than $25K for American Heart Association

As Spout Springs School of Enrichment celebrated its biggest Jump Rope for Heart fundraising effort to date and a national award for its principal, Bob ...

May 09, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Lakeview Academy student wins National Merit Scholarship

A Lakeview Academy student was one of 2,500 students in the United States to be named recipients of the $2,500 National Merit Scholarship.

May 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Governor signs medical marijuana expansion on final day

May 09, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Belk offering free mammograms next week

Belk is offering free mammograms through its mobile mammography center next week in Gainesville and Cornelia.

May 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


GBI warns of fentanyl drug overdoses; 1 reported in Hall

In four months, Georgia law enforcement agencies have seen the same number of opiate fentanyl deaths as they did all last year.

May 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lanier Tech holds commencement

Lanier Technical College held its spring commencement at Free Chapel on Friday morning. A total of 1,284 students were eligible to receive awards at ...

May 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


$1.8 million Lake Knickerbocker dam work awaits federal approval

A long-awaited project to stabilize the earthen dam at Lake Knickerbocker could begin in three to four months, an official with the Gainesville Department of ...

May 08, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Moonshine music, arts festival may relocate to Braselton racing venue

The Moonshine Music and Arts Festival, an annual summer event drawing thousands of people, is making plans to relocate to Hall County.

May 08, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


86-bed assisted living complex proposed on busy McEver Road

Gainesville planning officials will take a detailed look Tuesday at a proposed 86-bed assisted living facility on busy McEver Road not far from an apartment ...

May 08, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Jaemor expects to harvest 70 percent of peaches after ‘roller coaster’ weather

From cold snaps to drenching rains, the past few months have presented more than a few challenges for Jaemor Farms in Lula.

May 08, 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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