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Hall County may ban sex offenders from door-to-door sales

The Hall County Board of Commissioners is considering a law that would make it illegal for convicted sex offenders to solicit or sell door to door.

May 13, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Longtime wrecker service gone from Flowery Branch

FLOWERY BRANCH - Terry's Auto Towing Service, a longtime fixture off Atlanta Highway, is no more - at least for now, its owner declares.

May 13, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County OKs improvements for Spout Springs Road

Spout Springs Road in South Hall may be years from a full-blown widening, but some minor traffic-relieving projects should happen this year, possibly starting as early as this month.

May 13, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Local students meet Olympic gold medalist

Michelle Lanz's third-grade class gathered near the front office of New Holland Core Knowledge Academy on Wednesday morning.

May 12, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


ARC co-chairman takes a look at what grant money bought

When visiting Lanier Technical College's Manufacturing and Development Center, a quick look around shows how funds from an Appalachian Regional Commission grant were spent.

May 12, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Authorities identify fatal wreck victim

The Georgia State Patrol on Wednesday identified the victim of a Tuesday afternoon fatal wreck on Browns Bridge Road as Michael Lamar Stamps of Dahlonega.

May 12, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Oakwood robbery suspect wanted by police

Oakwood police are looking for a man who robbed the United Community Bank on Mundy Mill Road Wednesday. No one was hurt.

May 12, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Police seize 91 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop

Gwinnett County police intercepted a minivan carrying 91 pounds of marijuana on Interstate 85 near Flowery Branch, officials said Wednesday.

May 12, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Authorities work lead in Cornwell abduction case

As authorities continue to investigate the suicide of an accused rapist as a possible lead in the abduction of Kristi Cornwell, the missing Blairsville woman's family remains vigilant but cautious.

May 12, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Gainesville students may spend five fewer days in school

Gainesville City Schools are planning for five fewer school days as teachers face 10 furlough days in the upcoming school year.

May 12, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Local students score high on state graduation exam

Hall County and Gainesville students surpassed the state average in all areas of the Georgia High School Graduation Test for another year.

May 12, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Hall library board says ‘no’ to Clermont appointments

The Hall County Library Board balked Tuesday night at Clermont's request for the appointment of two Clermont residents to the board when vacancies occur June 30.

May 12, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall of Fame event will honor business leaders

Junior Achievement will be host of a night of glitz and glamour to honor four community members in its first Northeast Georgia Business Hall of Fame.

May 12, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Dive team's new truck has more space for crew

When the Hall County Dive team mobilizes, there's no telling where they'll be heading.

May 12, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Board of Regents passes tuition increases

Northeast Georgia public college students will pay $100 to $500 more for classes in the fall.

May 11, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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Downsizing easier said than done in housing market

The affordable housing crunch in Hall County is not unique to renters.

January 31, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Bridal Expo offers inspiration, options

The Gainesville Civic Center hummed with the sound of women chatting excitedly with their mothers and closest friends, as they planned the best day of ...

January 31, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Milestones a step up, but ‘not the final word’

The state's new Milestones test requires more from students, city and county education officials agree - and that is generally good.

January 31, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Rooster’s Perch to expand job training for disabled

Inside the Rooster's Perch, there's a framed Bible verse on the kitchen counter. It's in a small frame and it's easy ...

January 31, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


‘Miracle’ child Ayden Hopper turns 4, now cancer-free

Ayden Hopper is a miracle.

January 31, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Girls learn about the messages they send at WomenSource workshop

A group of over 300 people, mostly made up of young girls in middle and high school, used their Saturday for educating themselves.

January 31, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Wheelchair sport advocate Jerry Frick remembered as ‘larger than life’

Gerry Brown started the new millennium married to Jerry Frick, a man she described with an infectious laugh and helped launch the sport of power ...

January 31, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Georgia Milestones tests now carry higher stakes

High school students in Gainesville and Hall County are used to high-stakes final exams. They're used to spending hours studying their notes, taking practice ...

January 31, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Solutions to affordable housing shortage come from variety of sources

A lack of affordable, quality housing in Gainesville and Hall County and its effects on the area economy and residents' quality of life are issues ...

January 31, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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