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Trying to fill a growing need for help

While the federal government is busy trying to stimulate the economy, many local organizations are busy trying to keep those in need afloat until things get better.

April 12, 2009 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Churches step in to offer job guidance

In her role as pastor of Christian education and discipleship, the Rev. Debby Fox generally works on matters such as curriculum for Sunday school classes.

April 12, 2009 | Harris Blackwood | Local


Annexed areas make jurisdiction clearer, police say

Before the Gainesville Police Department had a chance to lay out the reasons for its desire to have a 0.8-mile stretch of interstate right-of-way in the city limits, Chief Frank Hooper was already on the defensive.

April 12, 2009 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Some small towns have a reputation with drivers

Ludowici, the county seat of Long County in Southeast Georgia, has a claim to fame that it would like to shed.

April 12, 2009 | Harris Blackwood | Local


Sheriff's deputies: Higher speeds mean more accidents, patrols

Col. Jeff Strickland said the Hall County Sheriff's Office is not in the business of speed traps.

April 12, 2009 | Melissa Weinman | Local


SPECIAL REPORT: A speed trap's bad rap

A frequent traveler? If so, you've probably had this conversation with someone you know:

April 12, 2009 | Jeff Gill | Local


Growers see sunny economic forecast

It may be a brighter spring in the gardening business this year.

April 12, 2009 | Stephen Gurr | Local


No Chicken Little, it’s not the sky

Parents and kids, meet the new way to search for Easter eggs: The egg drop.

April 12, 2009 | Megan Gill | Local


Dawsonville council to vote on motorsports park Monday

DAWSONVILLE - Mayor Joe Lane Cox is pretty certain the Dawsonville City Council will make a decision on the motorsports park at Monday night's meeting.

April 12, 2009 | BY MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Local storms all bark, no bite

A frightening Friday night storm that packed a wallop left behind little visible damage across Northeast Georgia, officials said Saturday.

April 12, 2009 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Severe weather knocks out power to nearly 2,000 in Hall

A line of severe storms moved through Northeast Georgia on Friday, leaving more than 2,000 Hall County residents without power.

At least three tornado warnings were issued for Hall County, starting at about 6:15 p.m. During the worst of the storms, pea-sized hail fell in downtown Gainesville.

April 11, 2009 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Arson suspect moved to Forsyth hospital

Life on the run for an arson suspect sought for more than a week came to a sudden stop Thursday when she was hospitalized for a possible drug overdose, authorities said.

April 10, 2009 | By Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


Wangemann backs off bid to change assembly rules

A Gainesville councilman who proposed changes to the city's assembly rules has backed off the idea.

April 10, 2009 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Hall commissioners try to straighten out issue over ethics

The Hall County Board of Commissioners is having a difficult time defining ethics.

April 10, 2009 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Catholic church puts on Stations of the Cross

Despite nonstop rain, hundreds of people gathered Friday in Laurel Park for the Stations of the Cross performed by Saint Michael Catholic Church.

April 10, 2009 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


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Tech talk: Give your computer a tuneup

Like your car, your computer has things that should and shouldn't be done to it. You don't drive on bald tires or with ...

January 23, 2016 | Arthur Glazer | Local


You Heard It Here: Deal responds to letter writer

Here are a few things we heard this week that we thought you might find interesting.

January 22, 2016 | | Local


Area roads slick from daylong mix of ice, snow

Snow began to accumulate in Gainesville on Friday evening as a winter storm began moving through North Georgia, with heavy rains and winds downing trees ...

January 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Mother indicted in case of child bound with tape, cellophane

A Gainesville woman was indicted Jan. 11 in a case involving her 16-month-old boy found by authorities in the back of car tied up with ...

January 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Habersham officials violated open meetings, records laws, court rules

A judge has found that Habersham County officials failed to comply with the state's open meetings and records laws.

January 22, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


New Americans take the oath

Fifty men and women, young and old, walked into the U.S. District Courthouse and Federal Building as foreigners Friday.

January 22, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Open houses underway for new Lanier Christian Academy

With new uniforms, new mascots and plans for a new campus underway, Lanier Christian Academy is ready to accept students for the 2016-2017 school year.

January 22, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


To our readers: Weather may cause Saturday delivery issues

Because of the winter weather and treacherous roads in the region, some customers may not receive delivery of Saturday's print edition of The Times.

January 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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