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Gainesville man holds $750,000 ticket

Some don't win the lottery ever.

January 24, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Distraction helps trio make cash extraction

Hall County deputies are investigating a convenience store theft in which three men are suspected of stealing a cash-filled bank deposit bag without even drawing a weapon.

January 24, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Professor urges 'wait-and-see approach' on Arab Spring

In a time when much of the Middle East is in a seemingly constant state of change, North Georgia College & State University provided an opportunity for clarification and discussion.

January 24, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Schools to screen middle schoolers for scoliosis this month

Scoliosis is a scary word for most middle schoolers.

January 24, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Cities want bigger cut of LOST revenue

City officials want to change the way local sales taxes are distributed in the county using a formula that would cut the county government's share by nearly 9 percent.

January 24, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Times photographer gears up for battle against cancer

Three years ago, I lost my grandmother, my mother's mother, to stage IV oral cancer.

January 24, 2012 | Sara Guevara | Local


Hall revises contracts with Glades consultants

As Hall County continues its effort to build Glades Reservoir as a new water source for Northeast Georgia, taxpayer money for the project continues to spill out before ground is even broken.

January 24, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Qualifying opens Wednesday in Flowery Branch

Qualifying begins Wednesday to fill the Post 2 seat on Flowery Branch City Council.

January 24, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood, homeowners to meet about annexation plan

Oakwood officials plan to meet this week with Lake Lanier homeowners to hash out concerns about the city's roads annexation proposal.

January 24, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall schools expects alternative fuel buses to begin rolling this spring

The Hall County Board of Education approved a contract Monday night with Ferrellgas and CleanFUEL USA to provide fuel and dispensing equipment for 20 liquid petroleum school buses expected to begin rolling in mid-March.

January 23, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gerald Couch joins race for Hall sheriff

Gerald Couch, who resigned weeks ago from the Gainesville Police Department to pursue "other professional endeavors," seems to have entered the race for Hall County Sheriff as a Republican.

January 23, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Flowery Branch councilwoman gearing up for military duty

A civil engineer by trade and mother of two young children, Tara Richards is not used to firing an M4 carbine rifle or M9 semiautomatic pistol.

January 23, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch man plans Mount Kenya climb

A Flowery Branch man who scaled Mount Kilimanjaro as a fundraiser last year has kept up his humanitarian efforts in Africa and has set his sights on another summit in the continent, Mount Kenya.

January 23, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Great Decisions lecture series to focus on global issues

North Georgia College & State University returns for the third year with The Great Decisions lecture series produced by the Foreign Policy Association.

January 23, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Hall revisiting consulting for Glades

Finding a new source for water has been listed as a top priority for the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

January 23, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


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Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | 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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