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1 seriously injured in head-on wreck

A two-vehicle, head-on collision on Thompson Bridge Road on Wednesday morning sent both drivers to the hospital, one with serious injuries, according to authorities.

June 10, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local


Sen. Johnny Isakson has Parkinson's but will still run for new term

Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., disclosed Wednesday he has Parkinson's disease, but said the diagnosis won't deter him from seeking a new term next year or compromise his ability to serve if he wins.

June 10, 2015 | Associated Press | Local


Father of alleged shooter says his son is Army vet suffering PTSD

The father of the alleged shooter at the Georgia State Patrol post in Gainesville sent a statement late Tuesday night to The Times about his son's actions prior to Monday morning's incident.

June 09, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


Eyes on the Road: Road changes taking place on Ga. 347

Puckett Road has been closed at Ga. 347/Friendship Road so its grade with the new Ga. 347 in South Hall can be evened up.

June 09, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local


Olympic venue has had $6.2M impact so far in fiscal 2015

The Lake Lanier Olympic Venue off Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road in Gainesville has had a $6.2 million impact so far on the area economy in fiscal 2015, officials said Tuesday.

June 09, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local


Local-owned bank issues first-ever dividend

Coinciding with its 10th anniversary, Peach State Bank & Trust issued its first annual dividend this month to stockholders.

June 09, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville schools will not consider salary increase

While Hall County teachers may see a 1 percent salary increase next fiscal year, Gainesville City Schools' teachers and staff will not.

June 09, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Troopers ‘reverted back to their training’ with shooter threat

When a man with a hunting rifle presented a threat to a Georgia State Patrol post Monday, the troopers fell back into their training for active shooter situations, Gainesville post commander Sgt. Richard Harper of GSP said Tuesday.

June 09, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


Police ID man found dead in Buford

The body of a man found dead Tuesday afternoon in Buford has been identified.

June 09, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local


17-year-old in critical condition after wreck

A 17-year-old bicyclist is in critical condition after a collision with a BMW on Monday evening in Gainesville.

June 09, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


Two arrests made in Gainesville plant theft

A Murrayville man and Jefferson woman were charged by Gainesville Police of taking plants from Gainesville businesses.

June 09, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


CASA supervisor dies after May crash on Browns Bridge Road

Retired Juvenile Court Judge Cliff Jolliff knew the middle table of his courtroom, the seat for Court-Appointed Special Advocate supervisor Cory Buckley, was not going to hold a shrinking violet.

June 09, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


New, wider Clarks Bridge may open later this month

The new Clarks Bridge could open by June 25, but motorists will have to put up with a little inconvenience first.

June 09, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local


Braselton man dies after being pulled from lake Monday night

A Braselton man swimming in Lake Lanier died after being pulled Monday night from the water, and a friend who attempted to save him was treated for water inhalation.

June 09, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local


Deputy: Man was walking around with knife at resort

Three Lanier Islands Resort security officers responded to reports of a man walking around with a knife, according to a Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy's testimony Monday.

June 08, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


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Broken Bonds: Group homes sometimes help teens needing foster care

October 18, 2014 | Jennifer Jacob Brown news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Broken Bonds: Abused girl saved by foster system

Sierra Downs does not remember the beating.

October 17, 2014 | Bekah Porter | Local


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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