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Florida appeals ruling in tri-state water war

ATLANTA - Florida is appealing a judge's decision that protects Georgia from demands that it release more water from a series of dams to protected threatened or endangered species downstream.

September 21, 2010 | | Local


Proposal changes wrecker rotation

A large number of Gainesville residents showed up to Tuesday's City Council meeting, including several people frustrated about proposed changes to the city's wrecker services.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Resurfacing will close lane of U.S. 129

The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning resurfacing work on U.S. 129 in Cleveland.

September 21, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Company withdraws application to expand quarry

At Monday morning's work session, the Hall County Board of Commissioners agreed to allow Hanson Aggregates Southeast LLC to withdraw its application to expand a rock quarry near the Jackson County line.

September 21, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Plane that landed on I-85 housed in Lawrenceville

A small plane registered to a Lawrenceville-based business and co-owned by a Flowery Branch man made an emergency landing on Interstate 85 in northeast Atlanta around 5 p.m. Monday.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


ReadyFest helps teach emergency planning

During a disaster, it's up to Hall County residents to be their own first responders.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Ten Commandments featured on Oakwood's war memorial

Oakwood has created a downtown war veterans memorial that features a Ten Commandments monument donated by a local resident.

September 21, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall's closed meeting vote may be illegal

The Hall County Board of Commissioners may have broken Georgia's open meeting laws by voting behind closed doors on payments to the Glades Reservoir property owners, minutes from the closed session show.

September 21, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Gainesville High competes in blood donation competition

Medical beds were arranged inside buses outside of Gainesville High School on Monday, each bed occupied by a person with blood flowing from their arm to a blood bag below.

September 20, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Race Street closed this week

Race Street will be closed today through Friday from just past the Wachovia Bank drive-through entrance to College Avenue.

September 20, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville to hire 5 more teachers

Students have already settled into their classrooms, but Gainesville City Schools will see a slight adjustment as it hires five new teachers this school year.

September 20, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Gainesville City Council could close 2 downtown alleys for parking

Two alleys in downtown Gainesville could soon be closed to the public.

September 20, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Local firm buys Regions building

Green Street LLC has purchased a Regions Bank building in Gainesville.

September 20, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


2 face charges of laundering drug money

The owner of Community Auto Center on Atlanta Highway in Gainesville and one of his employees have been charged with laundering drug money.

September 20, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hall County native serving in Pakistani relief effort

A Hall County native and North Hall High School graduate is taking part in the U.S. Marines Corps' flood relief efforts in Pakistan.

September 20, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Businesses can still prohibit floating while drinking, despite new law

While it is now legal to float on a tube while under the influence of alcohol, it may not be possible everywhere in the state.

July 13, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


DOT approves $16.3M contract for Ga. 13 widening at Hall-Gwinnett line

Another South Hall road widening project is in the works.

July 13, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Olympic anniversary event set Saturday in Atlanta

A 20th anniversary celebration of the 1996 Summer Olympics is set for 6 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Olympic Park, featuring live entertainment, Olympic athletes ...

July 13, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Medical Center physician places first dissolvable stent in Georgia

A Northeast Georgia Medical Center cardiologist implanted the first dissolvable heart stent in a patient Monday, a new treatment option for coronary artery disease approved ...

July 13, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


'This ship hasn't sailed': I-985 exit foes not backing off

Hall County Planning Director Srikanth Yamala's describing state plans for an Interstate 985 interchange off Martin Road as a ship that "has left the ...

July 12, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Some Hall Democrats still cool to Clinton despite Sanders' backing

Hall County Democrats responded with mixed emotions after Bernie Sanders' endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, with some ready to back the presumptive nominee for ...

July 12, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Middle schools represented in Stock Market Game

Gainesville Middle School and North Hall Middle School each sent teams to the 26th annual Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon on May 3 in Atlanta.

July 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


‘Crowdsourcing’ aims to give Hall teachers ‘best ways’ to instruct students

"Crowdsourcing" could be - eventually - the impetus for teachers to routinely share information about how best to teach material to students. That is the goal of ...

July 12, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


University of North Georgia to hold ribbon-cutting for new residence hall July 28

The University of North Georgia will officially recognize its new, four-story residence hall, The Commons, with a ribbon-cutting on the Dahlonega campus at 10 a ...

July 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Law enforcement, auto agencies warn against driving while playing Pokemon game

A 1990s video and trading card game has been revamped for modern smartphone users, but its use may pose a safety concern.

July 12, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Mostly white, black Hall churches worshipping together as ‘show of Christian solidarity’

In the wake of racially charged shootings that have rocked America, two Hall County churches are doing their part to change what Martin Luther King ...

July 12, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Authorities: Man shot 3 times in chest after argument

A Gainesville man is accused of shooting another man after an argument, according to authorities.

July 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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