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Dawson County Relay for Life teams close in on goal

The threat of rain may have forced Relay for Life inside Dawson County High School, but little could have dampened the celebration.

May 30, 2010 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Business owners optimistic for summer with lake at full pool

From his perch on a hill at the Gainesville Marina, Rick Skoglund has a clear view of Lake Lanier.

May 30, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Three brothers share their WWII experiences

Through their early years, the boys' world seemed bounded by small-town and rural living in North Georgia.

May 29, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


JAKES Day event gives kids a taste of outdoor life

For 4-year-old Wilder Holland, the best part of the 10th annual JAKES Day was shooting a BB gun and a taking aim with a slingshot.

May 29, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Patrol’s goal: Keep addicts clean, sober

Every night they're out on the road together, Lt. Kevin Head and Sgt. Kerry Alexander are keeping recovering addicts on their toes.

May 29, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Black community honors those who came before

Starting today, all the memories come back.

May 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Brenau barbecue event fills bellies, raises scholarship funds

Barbecue enthusiast Bear Sloan barely slept Friday night.

May 29, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Jefferson gets go-ahead for streetscapes

It's been a long time coming, but Jefferson officials have finally gotten the green light to proceed with a project to improve the downtown corridor.

May 29, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Seniors compete in Olympics at Lanier Village Estates

Sometimes it just feels good to win.

May 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Take precautions to swim without sickness

Everyone can do their part to prevent the spread of recreational water illnesses in public pools.

May 29, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


School leaders welcome zero-tolerance leeway

Principals now have more say in how they discipline students who bring weapons on school grounds, and Gainesville and Hall County administrators are happy about the change.

May 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


One year later, questions linger in fatal horse crash

A year has passed since Dianne Satterfield's husband was killed when his car struck a horse wandering in the road, and despite all her efforts, she is no closer to getting the answers she seeks.

May 28, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Gainesville man readies WWII-era biplane for parade flyover

CLEVELAND

May 28, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hospitals offer strong economic medicine

According to a recently released report, hospitals are more than just a place where sick people go to get better. They also play an important role in a community's economic health.

May 28, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Roofing business owners indicted over alleged scam

A family-operated roofing business bilked six homeowners out of more than $20,000 when they took their money and failed to make repairs in what is a common scam, authorities said.

May 28, 2010 | | Local


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Solutions to affordable housing shortage come from variety of sources

A lack of affordable, quality housing in Gainesville and Hall County and its effects on the area economy and residents' quality of life are issues ...

January 31, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


2 men arrested on drug charges; one resists, fights back, officials say

Two men face drug charges after an arrest Friday, during which one resisted arrest and fought with the officers, officials say.

January 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


SLIDESHOW: A fashionable Fasching festival in Helen

Partygoers got their annual midwinter head start on Mardis Gras on Saturday by dressing up in their finest festival attire for the annual Fasching event ...

January 30, 2016 | | Local


Humane Society pets lend their paws for the cause

Anyone who has owned a dog or cat can attest to the difficulty of getting a confused animal to follow directions. But for local artist ...

January 30, 2016 | Alex Popp | Local


Teen injured, another arrested after shooting incident in vehicle

One teenager was wounded and another arrested after a shooting incident Friday night in southern Hall County, the sheriff's office reported this morning.

January 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


You Heard It Here: No, Shaq did not come to Gainesville

The classic Georgia-Florida mixup for residents of Gainesville came again with the viral video of Shaquille O'Neal playing basketball with children.

January 30, 2016 | | Local


Students get 'psyched out' at Brenau event

Victoria Martin, a junior at Chestatee High School, squealed and jumped when the "control" in the experiment flexed her wrist and Victoria felt the electric ...

January 30, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Georgia’s middle class is shrinking, Pew report shows

Job losses, wage cuts and underemployment during the recession have taken a very specific toll on the nation's middle class.

January 30, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Crunched for space: Carter family wants affordable place with breathing room

In the claustrophobic confines of Brenda and Darrell Carter's Gainesville apartment, 26-year-old Cortney Jackson sits on a sofa surrounded by medical equipment, framed photos ...

January 30, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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