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Clermont creates library of its own after spending cuts

Somebody had to do it.

October 26, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Officials: Carter will be Hall chief deputy

Retired Hall County Sheriff's Maj. Tony Carter is set to take over as chief deputy following Col. Jeff Strickland's retirement Friday, according to two sources.

October 26, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Century-old home in Flowery Branch to be torn down

A turn-of-the-century Flowery Branch home that had fallen into ruins over the years and is now owned by the city will go the way of the bulldozer.

October 26, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Sheriff’s office searching for armed robbery suspect

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Monday night armed robbery at a Golden Pantry convenience store in South Hall.

October 26, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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


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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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