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Info meetings on Hall County's World Languages Academy canceled

Cancellation of classes in the Hall County school system also means the cancellation of information meetings that were set today for the district's planned new World Languages Academy.

A meeting in English with Spanish translation had been set for 8-9 a.m. at Chicopee Woods Elementary School and an English-only meeting had been set for 6-7 p.m. at Chicopee Woods.

January 28, 2008 | Jeff Gill | Local


Green’s Grocery founder dies at 90

Frank Green, a neighborhood grocer in Gainesville for nearly a half century, has died after a period of declining health. He was 90 years old.

Green and his wife, Lillie Mae, gave a $4 million gift from the estate of their son, Ronnie, for what became the Ronnie Green Heart Center at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

January 28, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Local


Gainesville OKs group home, contract to dredge Longwood Cove

Turning Point Recovery has the go-ahead to create a residential treatment program in Gainesville.

January 27, 2008 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Consultant: Expand medical college or face health care crisis

A private consultant is warning that Georgia's only public medical school must undergo a massive expansion and open more campuses statewide to avoid a public health crisis in the next 12 years.

January 27, 2008 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Morris to seek re-election to Hall school board

GAINESVILLE - Hall County Board of Education member Nath Morris said he plans to run for re-election this year.

"These are exciting times in Hall County (schools), and I want to continue to be a part of (them)," Morris said.

January 27, 2008 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gwinnett County to build lake pipeline

Gwinnett County will soon begin building the underwater portion of a pipeline that will carry up to 40 million gallons a day of treated sewage into Lake Lanier.

January 27, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


Home school meeting to be held

Those interested in home schooling are invited to attend the Hall County Home Educators' free round table meeting on home schooling basics, laws, curriculum and methods at the Blackshear Place Library, 2927 Atlanta Highway, in Gainesville.

January 27, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


Lanes to close at Exit 22 on I-985

GAINESVILLE - With construction under way on Interstate 985's Exit 22, the Georgia Department of Transportation said several lanes will be closed through the end of the week.

January 27, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


N.C. authorities interested in Gary Hilton in two cases there

North Carolina authorities now are looking into whether Gary Hilton is connected to the disappearance of a hiker there two years ago who was reportedly last seen with a man fitting his description.

Meanwhile, the sheriff of Transylvania County, N.C., where an elderly woman was killed on a hike and her husband's remains are missing, said Hilton's van had a stolen license plate from his county when he was arrested Jan. 4.

January 27, 2008 | Stephen Gurr | Local


N.C. sheriff: Link established between Hilton and elderly couple

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Transylvania County sheriff says investigators have established a positive link between the slaying of a North Carolina hiker, the disappearance of her husband, and the man charged with killing a young hiker in Georgia.

January 27, 2008 | The Associated Press | Local


Large retail center planned for Ga. 365

An Atlanta shopping center developer plans to build a 750,000-square-foot shopping center just north of Exit 24 on Ga. 365.

Will Cobb, a broker with The Norton Agency, said The Gipson Co. is preparing a zoning application for about 200 acres on the east side of Ga. 365. Initial approval is being sought from the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Center as the project is a development of regional impact.

January 27, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Local


Gold museum target of robbery

On Dec. 24, 2007, Georgia Department of Natural Resources site manager Angela Johnson received information, from an anonymous caller, of a possible conspiracy to steal valuable coins from the Dahlonega Gold Museum.

January 27, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


GBI: Hilton's abandoned van might contain evidence in killings

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking for Gary Hilton's old van, which was broken down and abandoned on National Forest land in White County for two years but may contain evidence in the suspected serial killer's case.

January 27, 2008 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Wintry weather tonight; no accumulations expected in Hall

Come back to gainesvilletimes.com throughout the day for weather updates.

January 27, 2008 | Jessica Jordan | Local


Snow in Gainesville? More likely rain and sleet Wednesday, Thursday

According to National Weather Service forecasters, the Gainesville area could see a trace of snow late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

January 26, 2008 | Jessica Jordan | Local


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Jeff Foxworthy helps raise money for My Sister's Place

Jeff Foxworthy got local residents to open their checkbooks Thursday evening at Denim and Diamonds, the annual fundraiser benefiting My Sister's Place.

October 09, 2014 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Special Olympics kick off today in Hall County

Thousands of Special Olympics Georgia athletes and coaches will be in Hall County this weekend for the 2014 State Fall Games.

October 09, 2014 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Hall commissioners delay vote on Deaton Creek tennis court repair

The Hall County Board of Commissioners has postponed a decision on whether to spend $20,000 to repair a tennis court at the Village at Deaton Creek.

October 09, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Dead woman found in park was strangled with Ethernet cable

The Flowery Branch woman whose remains were found last October in a Hall County park was strangled with an Ethernet cable, according to Gwinnett County warrants.

October 09, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall inmate indicted 3 days after slaying

The suspect in the murder of a Hall County Jail inmate was indicted on a murder charge just three days after the slaying.

October 09, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


2 challenge Deal in governor’s race

Republican Gov. Nathan Deal faces a stiff challenge in his re-election bid this year as state Sen. Jason Carter, grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, rallies Democrats to his candidacy and Libertarian Andrew Hunt works to make inroads for an increasingly popular third party.

October 05, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Candidate profiles: Georgia governor

Jason Carter

October 05, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


On the ballot Nov. 4

Statewide

October 02, 2014 | | Local


Candidate profiles: U.S. House

Doug Collins

September 28, 2014 | | Local


War, economy top U.S. House 9th District issues

Incumbent Republican Doug Collins of Gainesville will square off against Democrat David Vogel of Hull in the 9th District U.S. House race this November.

September 27, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | 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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