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Online searches benefit Hall animal shelter

The Hall County Animal Shelter now has a way for people to donate money without ever spending a penny of their own.

March 28, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Online database may better prepare emergency personnel

First responders are trained to jump into action during an emergency. Soon, they'll have quicker access to crucial information before they jump.

March 28, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


16-year-old dies in wreck

A 16-year-old was killed and two other teens were injured in a Friday night car wreck on Elizabeth Lane in South Hall.

March 28, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Hall County area under tornado watch

Hall and surrounding counties are under a tornado watch until 11 p.m., according to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.

March 28, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Experiencing nature from a treetop view

Zipping through the trees while dangling from a thin metal cord is a wild ride, but you might just learn something while you're up there, too.

March 28, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Russia is topic of NGCSU lecture series

Russia and Its Neighbors will be the topic of this week's North Georgia College & State University's Great Decisions lecture series, an annual discussion program produced by the Foreign Policy Association.

March 27, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Military displays at Riverside academy include Black Hawk helicopter

Ever wonder what it is like to see a Black Hawk helicopter up close?

March 27, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Kids best cops again in annual match at Chicopee center

The cops went up against the kids again on the firing line Saturday, and there was little doubt who would come out on top.

March 27, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Flowery Branch residents soon may pay equally for water, sewer

In a move to balance out water and sewer rates in Flowery Branch, longtime users could end up paying a little more and newer residents, a little less.

March 27, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man's murder rattles neighborhood

Five of the seven Virgin of Guadalupe candles still flickered on the stoop of the trailer, protected from an afternoon rain by a sheet of plywood.

March 27, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Schaefer's husband was shooter, law authorities say

Troubled by financial problems, the husband of former state Sen. Nancy Schaefer shot his wife to death as she lay sleeping Friday morning before turning the gun on himself, authorities said Saturday.

March 27, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Memorial for Tony Edge set Sunday in Stone Mountain

A memorial service for Antony "Tony" Edge, husband of Brenau Alumni Director Melissa Gardner Edge, is scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday at Wages and Sons Funeral home, 1040 Main St. in Stone Mountain.

March 27, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Hall teen died after being hit by 2 cars in Atlanta

A Hall County teenager was killed Friday night after being struck by two cars along an Atlanta highway.

March 27, 2010 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Two dogs die in Gainesville house fire

No one was injured but two dogs died in a house fire this morning on Windy Hill Circle in Gainesville.

March 27, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Autopsies being performed on Schaefer, husband

Autopsies are being performed today on the bodies of former state Sen. Nancy Schaefer and her husband, who were found shot to death Friday afternoon in an apparent murder-suicide at their Habersham County home.

Sheriff Joey Terrell said this morning that authorities believe they know who the shooter was, but wanted to wait until the autopsies are completed before releasing that information.

March 27, 2010 | By Mitch Clarke and Stephen Gurr mclarke@gainesvilletimes.com; sgurr@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


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Broken Bonds: Gainesville man overcame abusive foster home

The model car lay shattered on the basement floor, its pieces scattered in every direction.

For weeks, a young Tod Peavy had tinkered and toiled and thought of nothing but this car. But his foster mother resented the red roadster. She hadn't given it to him. Instead, a holiday well-wisher purchased the present for an anonymous foster child, and caseworkers put the toy in the boy's hands for Christmas.

October 17, 2014 | Bekah Porter | Local


Broken Bonds: Mom changes life to reunify with daughter

Lindsey Shubert dialed the numbers.

October 16, 2014 | Bekah Porter | Local


Broken Bonds: Family treatment court helps parents, children reconnect

Crystal Roughton hitchhiked to get to the Hall County Courthouse on time. After her newborn was taken at the hospital, Roughton had to get her baby back.

October 16, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Broken Bonds: Longtime foster parents share their stories

When Wendy Boswell said goodbye to her foster daughter last month, she literally ached with grief.

October 15, 2014 | Jennifer Jacob Brown news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Broken Bonds: DFCS caseworkers face obstacles

As she talks about the joys of working with foster children, Tyne Jackson can't help crying a little.

October 14, 2014 | Jennifer Jacob Brown news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Broken Bonds: What happens when children are removed from their home

The removal of a child often results in three types of trauma, according to Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Lindsay Burton.

October 13, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Broken Bonds: Foster kids have team working on placement

At 8:30 a.m., the briefs are organized and the coloring books are gathered. The robe goes on for Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Lindsay Burton.

October 13, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Foster care in crisis: Too many kids, too few homes

October 12, 2014 | By Jennifer Jacob Brown and Nick Watson jbrown@gainesvilletimes.com, nwatson@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


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