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Get Fit Stay Fit run promotes health, builds camaraderie among co-workers

Organizers couldn't be happier with the turnout for the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's Get Fit Stay Fit 5K run/walk.

March 31, 2008 | By Karina Garcia | Local


Major sewage spill blamed on line block

Recent road work on Dixon Drive may have contributed to a major sewage spill Wednesday afternoon.

March 31, 2008 | Debbie Gilbert | Local


Man guilty of exploiting his teen bride

A Hall County jury forced to view the most personal of photos of Jerry Dwayne Peck came away convinced of his guilt.

Peck, 49, was convicted Thursday night on charges of exploiting his 18-year-old wife in a series of sexually explicit photographs taken when she was 17.

March 31, 2008 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Former coach describes overwhelming scene at North Hall High School

All Greg Williams wanted to do on March 20, 1998, was fix things the way they had been the day before.

March 31, 2008 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Education hearing set for Thursday

JEFFERSON - Brian Burdette, the State Board of Education member representing the 10th Congressional District, plans to hold a public hearing on education issues from 7-8 p.m. Thursday at Jackson County Comprehensive High School.

March 31, 2008 | | Local


Johnson High Pride Day is April 19

Johnson High School has set Johnson Pride Day for April 19.

March 31, 2008 | | Local


6 arrested in 'Lula Boys' street gang case

Four members of what authorities have called the "Lula Boys" were arrested Wednesday on simple battery and gang charges, according to Lt. Scott Ware with the Gang Task Force.

March 31, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


Lula girl wins first place for Ag Day essay

Madison Saxon of Lula Elementary School placed first in this year's Ag Day essay contest for third- to eighth-graders.

March 31, 2008 | | Local


Gainesville awards sewer contracts

GAINESVILLE - As early as September, more residents north of Thompson Bridge will be able to tap into the Gainesville sewer system.

March 30, 2008 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Teen bride's explicit photos used in case against husband

A 49-year-old man accused of exploiting his 18-year-old wife in a series of sexually explicit photographs taken when she was 17 bared all to a Hall County jury Wednesday in a bid for acquittal.

March 30, 2008 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Five years after drive began to depose Saddam, Iraq War divides Georgians

On March 19, 2003, U.S. forces stormed into Iraq on a mission to topple the regime of dictator Saddam Hussein.

March 30, 2008 | Debbie Gilbert | Local


Rain moving east; sports events canceled

Rain is now moving east of the area, leaving a chance of showers into the evening and the promise of a cold night.

March 30, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


Forensics speaker: BTK’s hubris was his downfall

DAHLONEGA - A Wichita, Kan., serial killer's love of attention and notoriety became the single biggest factor in his capture, a detective in the case said Tuesday.

March 30, 2008 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Hall schools plan to roll out K-12 career program in fall

GAINESVILLE - Elementary school students often get their first exposure to an array of careers through adults visiting their class from the work place.

March 30, 2008 | Jeff Gill | Local


Jefferson: Education hearing set for March 27

Brian Burdette, the State Board of Education member representing the 10th Congressional District, plans to hold a public hearing on education issues from 7-8 p.m. March 27 at Jackson County Comprehensive High School. Those wishing to speak at the meeting are asked to sign in when they arrive.

March 30, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


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Hall school system considers going charter

The Hall County School District is hoping to become a charter system next year, but it's a decision that hinges on the Georgia Department of Education's interpretation of just what a charter system is.

September 09, 2014 | | Local


State board member to address Common Core standards in Gainesville

A public hearing is set for tonight in Gainesville on Common Core standards in Georgia schools.

September 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


The Local Agenda: Planning board to hear request for brewery today

Pap Datta hopes to turn Gainesville into the next hub of the craft beer industry, and he will ask the Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board tonight to rezone a brick warehouse along Maple Street, near Wild Wing Café, so he can launch Left Nut Brewing Co.

September 09, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


NY Times reporter comments on beheadings of journalists

Reporters covering dangerous areas of the world go through special training before they start working their first story overseas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times investigative reporter told a Gainesville audience Monday.

September 08, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Georgia ethics commission fires director

September 08, 2014 | Associated Press | Local


Hall may play role in future passenger rail

Gainesville-Hall County figures prominently in passenger and commuter rail proposals in the Georgia Department of Transportation's new long-range rail plan.

September 08, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Two camping hot spots open this winter

Those who enjoy cool weather camping can rejoice: The Army Corps of Engineers plans to have two of its Lake Lanier campgrounds open through March.

September 08, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall school board raises superintendent's pay

Whenever the Hall County Board of Education has tried to give a bonus to Superintendent Will Schofield in recent years, he has turned it down.

September 08, 2014 | Jennifer Brown | Local


Senate candidates tackle the blame game

ATLANTA - Who's to blame for Washington gridlock?

September 08, 2014 | Christina A. Cassidy and Adam Beam Associated Press | Local


Class Notes: Community service work set at Centennial

Fifth-graders at Centennial Arts Academy will be helping soldiers, the homeless and the elderly for their service learning projects this year.

September 08, 2014 | Jennifer Brown | Local


Cold weather fire safety tips

With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:

January 05, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 05, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


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