Barbara, a mother in her late 30s and recovering drug addict, stood uncomfortably in front of the small, crowded courtroom in a black floral print dress, her lower lip quivering with emotion, while the judge stood by her side to tell her story. Barbara's freckle-faced adolescent daughter Alicia was taken from her home by the Department of Family and Children Services in February 2005 after methamphetamine ...
Memos and spreadsheets are paper testimonies to the various Gainesville departments' awareness of rising fuel costs. They also are evidence that city government fuel use is rising with the prices.
Red and yellow, black and white were all welcomed to the Race Unity Day picnic at Wilshire Trails Park by the Baha'i faith of Hall County. Race Unity Day took place Sunday and is a concept local Baha'i community members have celebrated at Longwood Park or Wilshire Trails Park for at least the past 10 years, said Baha'i community member Carol Hendrix. "It's about getting all the races ...
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - Less than a year after being relaunched, The Times' Web site, gainesvilletimes.com, was named Georgia's best daily newspaper Web site at Friday's Better Newspaper Contest awards banquet at the Georgia Press Association convention.
A local teacher's son is in "satisfactory condition" at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, after being badly burned in combat in Afghanistan.
Get ready for "Drought: The Sequel."
Despite the 95-degree heat, several hundred people came out to hear a variety of musical entertainment and to help raise money and awareness for two charities.
DAHLONEGA Summer Jefferson struck gold Saturday with the help of a gray-bearded stranger with a metal pan. "This is so cool, I got a piece of gold that's worth 35 cents," the 10-year-old Forsyth County girl said, holding up a small glass tube of water with a flake of gold floating inside it. Earlier, Summer asked living history re-enactor Mike Clark about how to tell ...
The Gainesville school system's budget deficit of $6.5 million to $7 million deficit is rooted in events before the current fiscal year, which began July 1, 2007. Here's a look at some of its history and what city taxpayers can expect in days ahead:
Quick work by Gainesville police led to the arrest of a man suspected of robbing a Dawsonville Highway restaurant at gunpoint early Saturday.
A Norcross woman was arrested during the investigation of suspected prostitution operation Friday at a Gainesville house, authorities said.
The battle over Bethel Park appears headed to federal court.
Just after the start of a fiscal year that would end with his school system's budget nearly $7 million in the hole, Gainesville school superintendent Steven Ballowe was given a three-year contract with a guarantee of payment of salary and all benefits for the remainder of the contract if he is dismissed without cause.
Taxpayers still will likely pay more in taxes for the Hall County school system, but not as much as earlier expected.
Free clinics for the poor are seen as a partial solution to the nation's health care crisis. But most of these clinics are staffed by volunteer physicians, and many practicing doctors aren't able to take time out of their hectic lives to participate.
Buford High School senior Christana Landress has her marching orders. Landress was chosen to be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Fire officials are warning residents not to let food and fun distract them from keeping an eye on the fire hazards that come with cooking the turkey.
A state public health team is set to visit Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville next week, as the hospital moves closer to a trauma care designation.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
Country music singer John Berry will be playing next Tuesday at Riverside Military Academy in his annual Christmas concert benefiting local nonprofit Challenged Child and Friends Inc.
The University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus is going through a face-lift, with more than $2 million in total renovations scheduled to be complete in the first part of 2014.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather