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YMCA starts operations in Oakwood

Starting out in community buildings and abandoned old homes, the Georgia Mountains YMCA has planted its foot in Oakwood - and, for the first time, South Hall.

October 01, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Pets, owners visit Laurel Park for animal shelter fundraiser

Pet lovers and owners bonded with their pets while celebrating a love for animals Saturday at Laurel Park in the second Lake Lanier Pet Fest.

October 01, 2011 | Megan Gill | Local


Donations pour in for deputy’s family

Since being born at only 24-weeks, Katelyn Jo Haban has defied odds for survival and has gradually progressed, as has the raffle being organized to support her family.

October 01, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Fatal accident briefly closes Thompson Bridge Road

One person was killed in an a wreck on Thompson Bridge Road in North Hall County Saturday morning, causing the road to be closed for a brief time.

October 01, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Students’ learn about firefighters, service

Students at Riverbend Elementary's Advanced Scholars Academy know a bit about what it's like to be a firefighter.

September 30, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Confusion rampant over campaign filings

A quick browse of the list of those owing fines to the state's ethics commission turns up the names of a number of local elected officials.

September 30, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Cleveland child dies after Sept. 20 accident

A 12-year-old White County boy died Friday morning from injuries sustained Sept. 20 when the door of a box utility trailer fell on him.

September 30, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


I-85 Express Lanes open today

Haven't gotten your Peach Pass yet? Better jump on the task - Interstate 85's new Express Lanes open today.

September 30, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Mayfield Dairy in Braselton will end facility tours

The Mayfield Dairy in Braselton will hold its last tour Oct. 14 and will be closing the ice cream parlor and gift shop Oct. 31.

September 30, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Poe named new Jackson County manager

Kevin Poe, county manager of Floyd County for the past 17 years, will be assuming duties as Jackson County manager later this year.

September 30, 2011 | LEANNE AKIN Times regional staff | Local


Gainesville farmers market extends season through Nov. 18

The transition from summer to fall was evident Friday afternoon at the Gainesville Market on the Square.

September 30, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Authorities charge 3 more in $2M jewelry heist

The investigation into a $2 million heist last weekend at a Forsyth County jewelry store has resulted in three more arrests, including two relatives of a man already charged in the crime.

September 30, 2011 | BY JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Community leaders seek donations for food program

Seeing the shortage of government funds to prop up the local Meals on Wheels service, a number of local residents and church leaders have opened an account at the North Georgia Community Foundation to fight food insecurity for homebound Hall County residents.

September 29, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Flowery Branch Falcons football had humble start

Football at the Branch rose up from very humble beginnings.

September 29, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Statewide burn ban will end Saturday

A statewide summer burn ban will be lifted Saturday, allowing Gainesville residents to conduct controlled burns, but with stipulations.

September 29, 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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