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Pedestrian bridge not ready yet

Gainesville's pedestrian bridge may look almost ready for walking on, but completion is still a few months off according to project manager Barclay Fouts.

October 04, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


FBI may change definition of rape

The FBI's recently released yearly crime report indicated a decrease in sexual assaults because the federal definition of rape is considered too narrow and Georgia's definition is no different.

October 04, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Overhead signs are coming to I-985

Interstate 985 is getting some new overhead exit signs, a first for the Hall County part of the highway, as part of an ongoing $2.1 million sign replacement project in Hall and Gwinnett counties.

October 04, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Northeast Georgia government news

DAWSON COUNTY

October 04, 2011 | From staff, regional reports | Local


Gainesville woman named to state education panel

Gainesville parent André Cheek is going to have a little more say in how education is run in Georgia.

October 04, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Escaped Hall child molester captured in Dawson

A convicted child molester wanted on a felony escape charge in Hall County was taken into custody Saturday in Dawsonville.

October 04, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Gainesville residents could pay more for elections

Gainesville taxpayers may have to foot a bigger bill for future city elections.

October 04, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Former attorney general visits Hall residents

A member of former President Ronald Reagan's cabinet extolled the leadership qualities of his former boss in Gainesville Monday, urging the residents of a local senior community to look for those qualities in the candidates vying for the presidency in 2012.

October 04, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Northeast Georgia Government

Hall County

October 04, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


New school project moving ahead

Gainesville Schools Board of Education members heard how the construction project of the new Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School is going smoothly.

October 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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


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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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