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Eyes on the Road: Road sales tax to be chamber forums' topic

There will be some heightened discussion about the proposed 1 percent transportation sales tax in the coming weeks.

March 11, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch to address long-term needs at retreat

Flowery Branch's government officials are set to meet Saturday to plot improvements in the South Hall city, which holds the prospect of new and potentially large infusions of cash.

March 11, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall Area Transit faces 'another tough year'

Hall County Area Transit spending for next year is still under wraps, but the Hall County-Gainesville Community Service Center's director said last week she expects "it's going to be another tough year."

March 10, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Education leaders say bill barring illegal immigrants from college is unnecessary

Some education leaders say legislation aimed to effectively prohibit illegal immigrants from attending the state's public colleges and universities is overkill, and an issue they already are addressing.

March 10, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Taking the bus to work: A Times reporter's experience riding Red Rabbit

Editor's note: Funding for Hall County Transit recently has come under scrutiny. On Wednesday, reporter Jeff Gill commuted to work on the public bus system to meet those who depend on the service and learn just how the system works.

March 10, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Poultry industry may be affected by proposed stormwater runoff rules

Proposed new regulations affecting how some 3,000 industrial facilities in the state deal with stormwater have strong implications for Georgia's poultry industry.

March 10, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Colon cancer survivor urges family, friends to get screened

Geraldine Wells knows she is one of the lucky ones.

March 10, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Former policeman’s badge returned after 10 months

Ten months ago, Charles Bishop lost his wallet after his car door swung open on the highway, nearly tossing him out as well.

March 10, 2012 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Traffic citations down in Hall County

Hall County's traffic violation cases have sharply declined in the last five years, a trend that seems to follow the recent economic downturn.

March 10, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


They said it: Readers thoughts on Daylight Saving Time

Readers chime in on the switch to daylight saving time. The Georgia Emergency Management Agency also reminds people as they spring forward an hour to also change the batteries in their smoke alarms and weather radios.

March 10, 2012 | | Local


War Eagles step up for war hero

During times of hardship and tragedy, communities bond, forming a united front to overcome obstacles they may encounter.

March 09, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Stabbing suspect released on bond

A Hall County magistrate court judge has granted bond to a man charged with stabbing a reality show producer.

March 09, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Judge considering health concerns of terror suspect

A federal judge has set an April 10 court hearing to consider claims that a terror plot suspect's physical and mental health are continuing to deteriorate.

March 09, 2012 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Dawsonville mourns mayor Cox

Dawsonville is mourning the death of a passionate public servant whose political career spanned nearly four decades.

March 09, 2012 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Ask the Times: A flood of memories rest at bottom of Lake Lanier

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get it answered. The following question was submitted by a reader and answered through the efforts of our news staff.

March 09, 2012 | | Local


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Nonprofit Challenged Child rebranded as Sisu

Challenged Child and Friends in Gainesville has changed its name, taking a Finnish word officials say better describes the program's mission as it serves ...

June 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Braselton coffee house looks to add liquor to menu

From seniors rolling up in their golf carts to teens on first date, there's something for everyone at Mocha Moe's in South Hall.

June 08, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


New Thrift store offers job skills for program residents

For the past 17 years, My Sister's Place in Gainesville has helped homeless women and children with shelter, meals, transportation needs, referrals and other ...

June 08, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Rotary honors public safety officials

More than a dozen law enforcement and public safety officials were honored Wednesday by the three rotary clubs of Gainesville and Hall County.

June 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Family hit by pickup truck awarded $11.5 million by Hall County jury

A family of three hit by a pickup truck in June 2013 at the Gainesville Wal-Mart were awarded $11.5 million in a personal injury ...

June 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Millie’s Drapery & Decorating hopes to reopen at old location, nearly a year after fire

Working in tight spaces for the past year, Millie's Drapery & Decorating hopes to be back at its old location off Cleveland Highway by mid-July.

June 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | 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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