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Photo slideshow: May Day ceremonies at Brenau University

Hundreds of Brenau graduates, current students and family members were on the campus Saturday for the annual May Day celebration. Events included the traditional May Court and Maypole wrapping ceremonies, tours of Brenau's campus and sorority buildings, a fashion show and more.

April 08, 2017 | Erin Smith | Local


Longstreet Society displays historic documents with presidential signatures at Piedmont Hotel

Fourteen rare, historic and original documents, complete with the signatures of 13 presidents, were on display at the fourth annual bivouac and picnic Saturday at the Historic Piedmont Hotel in Gainesville.

April 08, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Volunteers give the 'Hooch a scrubbing at Don Carter Park

A group of 24 local volunteers were part of a much bigger project Saturday at Don Carter State Park: the seventh annual Sweep the Hooch event, which picks up tons of trash every year from the banks and waters of the Chattahoochee River with about 700 volunteers.

April 08, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Sheriff's Office seeks man who robbed Buford McDonald's at gunpoint

Hall County Sheriff's Office officials are seeking the man who robbed a McDonald's in Buford at gunpoint in the early morning hours Saturday.

April 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


US strikes win global praise, but ratchet up Russia tension

PALM BEACH, Fla. - The United States vowed Friday to keep the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from U.S. ships, despite the prospect of escalating Russian ill will that could further inflame one of the world's most vexing conflicts.

April 08, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Gainesville’s ‘little airport’ has big plans

Kit Dunlap, the head of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, likes to describe Gainesville's "little airport" as a success story.

April 08, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Mother of sexual abuse victim shares journey for justice

She didn't know what signs to look for.

April 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


One of two Mundy Mill Waffle Houses closes

The tale of the two Waffle Houses off Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood, which are only 0.4 of a mile apart, has ended.

April 08, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Police: Man accused of $10,000 credit union scheme

A man is accused of defrauding two Hall County credit unions of more than $10,000, police said.

April 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Spring expo draws garden enthusiasts to learn, buy plants

The Hall County Master Gardeners Spring Expo began Friday and continues Saturday, with more than 60 vendors offering flowers, trees, shrubs and garden products.

April 07, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Boil water advisory issued for 2 Braselton neighborhoods

Residents of two Braselton neighborhoods are asked not to drink their water without boiling it. The city's water system lost pressure in the Friendship Road area, creating the potential for fecal contamination.

April 07, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Domestic violence survivor tells her story

Celebrating the more than $1 million in transitional housing fundraising for domestic violence survivors, Abigail Cutchshaw pondered her "full-circle moment."

April 07, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Indoor trampoline park opens in Gainesville

Jumping off the walls is encouraged at Get Air Gainesville, a new indoor trampoline park.

April 06, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Professor: Democrats picked wrong Supreme Court battle

Charles Bullock suggested Democrats in the U.S. Senate made a mistake Thursday in seeking to block a vote on Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court.

April 06, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


UNG authorities investigate bomb threat at Gainesville campus; library ruled safe

A bomb threat was investigated at the University of North Georgia library on the Gainesville campus Thursday afternoon, but the library was later cleared as being safe.

April 06, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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Gainesville school district names superintendent pick

Gainesville City Schools announced Jeremy Williams as the system's lone finalist to be its new superintendent on Monday night at a school board work ...

April 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Elachee looks to start charging for parking

Visitors to Elachee Nature Science Center may soon have to pay a parking fee.

April 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man accused of starting house fire with woman, 3 kids inside

A woman and three children were inside when a Hall County man is accused of igniting a fire Friday at a Murrayville home, according to ...

April 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


DOT set to replace bridge near Gillsville

A 65-year-old bridge just north of Gillsville in Banks County will be torn down to make way for a new, wider bridge.

April 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


South Hall winery proposal on agenda this week

A winery and vineyard proposal in South Hall is set to go before the Hall County Board of Commissioners this week.

April 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Ga. 369 road projects in Gainesville still in the works

Traffic relief is on the way for busy Ga. 369 in Gainesville, but just how soon a pair of long-awaited turn lane improvements will be ...

April 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Slideshow: Easter egg hunt held on Midtown Greenway

The Gainesville Parks and Recreation department scattered more than 8,000 Easter eggs across a lawn at the Midtown Greenway as part of its fourth ...

April 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Board of Commissioners chairman: Adjusted film ordinance ‘a good balance’

After an earlier proposed Hall County ordinance setting rules for film production crews drew concerns for being too restrictive, Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Higgins ...

April 09, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Easing name change could boost safety for domestic violence victims

A person escaping a domestic violence situation may change a cellphone number or delete a Facebook account to protect themselves.

April 09, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Pet or threat? Pit bull attack on child fans debate over breed

Ruben makes the staff at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia chuckle when he sprawls on the floor to play with a toy and spreads ...

April 09, 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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