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Graduate office to serve growing area of Brenau University

Brenau University is looking to expand its graduate programs, beginning with a new admissions office.
The Office of Graduate Admissions, which opened this month, will work exclusively to connect potential students with professors and programs of study.
"We want to grow strategically," said Christina White, director of the Office of Graduate Admissions. "Having an office solely focused on graduate students is important."
The office is especially important because the nature of graduate studies is so different from undergraduate studies, said Gail Starich, dean of the School of Health and Science.
While undergraduate education is broad and requires classes in many ...

March 25, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Lake group’s annual meeting to spotlight Corps of Engineers commander

Lake Lanier Association officials pushed some of their agenda as they dined Wednesday with one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' highest-ranking officers in the South.
They also sized up the man who will be the guest speaker at the group's annual meeting, set for May 18 at Lakeview Center in Dawson County.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Todd T. Semonite is "a very personable guy and wants to do the right thing, but he's straight up in terms of (his duties)," said Val Perry, the association's executive vice president.
"(The corps) is going to ...

March 25, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Wilheits donate $700,000 to medical center

Philip and Mary Hart Wilheit have donated $700,000 to the Medical Center Foundation for an entrance garden at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, according to a news release from the hospital.

March 25, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Lanier has a different look this year

The water level at Lake Lanier was slowly rising on this date last year, but at 1,059.22 feet above sea level, North Georgia was still mired in a wrenching drought.

March 24, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Corps releases feedback report on water manual

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed revising a report that documents public input on the corps' plans to produce an updated Master Water Control Manual for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin.

March 24, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Death of Brenau official’s husband shocks campus

The Brenau University campus is still in shock after learning of the sudden death of a beloved employee's husband.

March 24, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Flowery Branch taps lawyer to be new Municipal Court judge

Flowery Branch will swear in a new Municipal Court judge April 1.

March 24, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


2 Gainesville residents charged in robbery

Two people have been charged with a home invasion robbery at a Mountain View Road home, Hall County Sheriff's officials said.

March 24, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Man jumps bail during rape trial

Lawyers made closing arguments in the rape and child molestation trial of Stevan Russell Senter Wednesday, but he wasn't around to hear them.

March 24, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Textbooks may fade into the past for Gainesville schools

Most adults can remember pulling out their textbooks to complete homework assignments during their youth. But as technology improves, traditional texts may become a thing of the past.

March 24, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Atmos rate hike gets a final hearing

The Georgia Public Service Commission will hold one last hearing today before it issues a decision on a proposed rate change for a local natural gas provider.

March 24, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Prosecutor, task force tackle underage alcohol sales

Underage drinking is the biggest substance abuse problem in Hall County, according to a community task force.

March 24, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Census can be key in genealogists’ searches

When filling out the 2010 census, few are thinking about how their answers will affect their great-great-grandchildren.

March 23, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Court clears way for South Hall hospital

The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Northeast Georgia Medical Center can build a new South Hall hospital in Braselton, clearing the way for construction of a facility that could serve 100 acute care patients and employ nearly 600 people.

March 23, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Young experts: Eighth-graders share their research with students

Maggie Seavey is so passionate about dancing that she wanted to share her interests with the rest of the world.

March 23, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


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SLIDESHOW: North Georgia residents have winter fun before the melt

The first storm of winter left North Georgia coated with a layer of snow and ice overnight Friday into Saturday.

January 23, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Lanier irrigation ban may not be a closed issue, lake officials say

An Army Corps of Engineers move this past week to reverse an irrigation ban stunned but pleased Lake Lanier homeowners.

January 23, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County party leaders rally faithful for March 1 primary

A time for action.

January 23, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Burned toddler’s mother thankful for guilty verdict

After all the surgeries and waiting in a lengthy legal process, Megan Seabolt watches over healthy toddler Damon Gaddis running around.

January 23, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Tech talk: Give your computer a tuneup

Like your car, your computer has things that should and shouldn't be done to it. You don't drive on bald tires or with ...

January 23, 2016 | Arthur Glazer | Local


You Heard It Here: Deal responds to letter writer

Here are a few things we heard this week that we thought you might find interesting.

January 22, 2016 | | Local


Area roads slick from daylong mix of ice, snow

Snow began to accumulate in Gainesville on Friday evening as a winter storm began moving through North Georgia, with heavy rains and winds downing trees ...

January 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Mother indicted in case of child bound with tape, cellophane

A Gainesville woman was indicted Jan. 11 in a case involving her 16-month-old boy found by authorities in the back of car tied up with ...

January 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Habersham officials violated open meetings, records laws, court rules

A judge has found that Habersham County officials failed to comply with the state's open meetings and records laws.

January 22, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


New Americans take the oath

Fifty men and women, young and old, walked into the U.S. District Courthouse and Federal Building as foreigners Friday.

January 22, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Open houses underway for new Lanier Christian Academy

With new uniforms, new mascots and plans for a new campus underway, Lanier Christian Academy is ready to accept students for the 2016-2017 school year.

January 22, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


To our readers: Weather may cause Saturday delivery issues

Because of the winter weather and treacherous roads in the region, some customers may not receive delivery of Saturday's print edition of The Times.

January 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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