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Hall chief deputy retires before focusing on run for sheriff

Col. Jeff Strickland, chief deputy with the Hall County Sheriff's Office, is retiring Friday after 28 years with the department.

October 25, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Historic Gainesville structure 1 of 10 in Ga. under scrutiny

Sitting off Lake Lanier like a lonely relic from another age, the Chattahoochee Park Pavilion off Riverside Drive has caught the attention of the Atlanta-based Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.

October 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


ATF agents inspect Dawsonville distillery

Federal agents reportedly paid a surprise visit to downtown Dawsonville early Friday, ready to shut down what they had been told was an active moonshine operation.

October 25, 2011 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Hall commissioner reaches agreement with creditors

South Hall Commissioner Craig Lutz seems to have come to terms with his creditors in court, agreeing to pay 13 percent of the outstanding debt included in his Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing.

October 25, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Ga. 365 resurfacing in home stretch

Road construction crews are focusing on daytime work only as they wrap up a $19.2 million resurfacing project on Ga. 365.

October 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Students pledge to be drug-free

Across Hall County and Gainesville schools, students are signing pledges to be drug-free as part of National Red Ribbon Week, an annual anti-drug campaign that began in 1988.

October 25, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Cold weather brings fire dangers

With winter not too far off, Gainesville fire officials are stressing home heating safety.

October 25, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Armed robber takes $530 from man on Holland Avenue

A Gainesville man was the victim of an armed robbery Saturday morning on Holland Avenue in Gainesville, police said.

October 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Police seek suspect in Saturday robbery

The Gainesville Police Department is looking for a suspect they say robbed a man at Harrison Square Apartments just after midnight Saturday.

October 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


North Georgians to serve on rural development council

Gov. Nathan Deal appointed three local residents to the Georgia Rural Development Council.

October 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Fire damages 3 mobile homes off Atlanta Highway

Hall County Fire Services is investigating a suspicious mobile home fire early this morning on Highland Terrace off Atlanta Highway.

October 25, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Sardis school follows Rachel’s Challenge for kindness

What began as a haircut for 7-year-old Zalissa Lomax has ignited a chain reaction at Sardis Enrichment School.

October 25, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall collects $83K in amnesty tax program

An amnesty period for delinquent Hall County property tax bills corralled payments for 40 properties, nearly half of which hadn't paid taxes for more than one year.

October 25, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Law expert shares concerns over new immigration bill

Despite an advisory opinion from the state's attorney general on how Georgia's new immigration law will affect the way local governments renew business licenses, there's a difference between what the law says and how Sam Olens interprets it, said a legal expert.

October 25, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Brothers in South Georgia wreck laid to rest

Funeral services were held in South Georgia Monday for two brothers, both Gainesville High School graduates, killed in a Thursday wreck.

October 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Seniors embracing their golden years in Hall

Seniors searching for active adult living are finding it in full measure in Hall County.

June 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Earth Sense: Check of history shows big variations in temperatures

It's difficult to see the presence or absence of climatic change from looking at temperature records alone, as a quick analysis of data has ...

June 11, 2017 | Rudi Kiefer | Local


Nonprofit unveils renovations for family of boy with seizure disorders

Though separated by a newly renovated bathroom, Katie Harrison can still keep a watchful eye on her 4-year-old Hawk as he works on walking on ...

June 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Photo slideshow: Dragon boats prowl waves of Lake Lanier

A slew of colorful boats and costumes filled the warm waters of Lake Lanier on Saturday for the fourth annual Gainesville Hall County Dragon Boat ...

June 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville Veterans Park gets a welcome touch with new entrance arch

When the Rock Creek Vietnam Veterans began collecting the names of local veterans for a memorial in Gainesville's veterans park, they ran into a ...

June 10, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


TSPLOST may be topic again for governments seeking road fixes

A 1-cent transportation sales tax shot down by voters in July 2012 could be revived as a topic of discussion later this year - but in ...

June 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Latino soccer league flourishes under the radar

A cluster of soccer fields behind Gainesville Market where Hispanic tournaments have been attracting a growing number of players and fans has been operating for ...

June 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Got a dock on the lake? There’s an app for that

For 17 years, Matt Thompson anxiously drove to and from Cobb County to check on his house at Lake Lanier.

June 10, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Future Youth Sports Complex seen as moneymaker, fuel for growth

Design of a $6.75 million Youth Sports Complex remains on track and plans are unchanged from the original concept, according to the head of ...

June 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Co-workers honor slain Gainesville grad with day of service at domestic violence center

Wearing a bracelet with her sister's motto, "be excellent," Dao Huynh and her sister's co-workers tried to "channel their inner Trinh" with a ...

June 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Oakwood man identified in hit-and-run accident

Oakwood police have identified an 84-year-old man in connection with a hit-and-run accident May 31 that severely injured another driver.

June 09, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Slowed by rain, midtown housing development rises

Despite above average rainfall in May that curtailed construction activity, development of the Enclave townhomes in midtown Gainesville are getting off the ground and a ...

June 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Local Boys & Girls Clubs official training at Harvard

After weeks of homework assignments and preparation, the chief executive officer at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier is finishing up a week of one ...

June 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Resident asks Flowery Branch council to explore budget cuts

After another small showing at a Thursday night public hearing, Flowery Branch City Council is now poised to cast a final vote on next fiscal ...

June 09, 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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