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Civic groups welcome sandwich mogul

Truett Cathy enjoys speaking about his hardscrabble upbringing in Atlanta, even though he now is listed on Forbes magazine's list of the richest Americans.

November 18, 2007 | Harris Blackwood | Local


Northeast Georgial Medical Center in favor of residencies

The president of Northeast Georgia Medical Center spoke in favor of the University of Georgia's partnership with Medical College of Georgia to build a medical school in Athens, and touted the Gainesville hospital as a prime physician training ground.

Jim Gardner, president and chief executive officer of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, told state legislators of his enthusiasm and support of a new medical school at Tuesday's Medical Education Study Committee Hearing at the University of Georgia.

November 18, 2007 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Prayers before the storm? Gainesville rain services coincide with Gov. Perdue’s

GAINESVILLE - Gainesville Mayor Bob Hamrick joined five local ministers in Roosevelt Square at lunchtime Tuesday to seek drought relief from one last governing authority - the Lord.

November 18, 2007 | Jessica Jordan | Local


Broken pipe causes sewage spill

A monitoring crew doing a routine inspection of local creeks Monday morning noticed sewage leaking into Slaughterhouse Creek, a tributary of Lake Lanier.

November 18, 2007 | From staff reports The Times | Local


City didn't violate restrictions when watering football field

GAINESVILLE - Those who noticed the sprinklers running on Bobby Gruhn field Tuesday were not mistaken.

November 18, 2007 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Students awarded in Energy Bowl

Two area students received honorable mention as finalists in the Energy Bowl Challenge held Nov. 8 by Jackson Electric Membership Corp.

November 18, 2007 | From staff reports The Times | Local


Pellet gun vandalism investigated

Jonathan McDougald got a rude awakening Tuesday, when a 5 a.m. knock at his door first tipped him off that he was a crime victim.

November 18, 2007 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Traffic shifts today on Mundy Mill

Starting today, traffic will be shifted on Mundy Mill Road between Interstate 985 and Publix Supermarket. This will enable crews to finish repaving. The shift was previously scheduled for Tuesday.

November 18, 2007 | From staff reports The Times | Local


10,000 pets fixed, so many more to go

The Humane Society of Hall County hit a milestone last week. Its spay-neuter clinic, which opened in May 2005, performed surgery on its 10,000th animal.

November 18, 2007 | Debbie Gilbert | Local


Revamped plumbing installed: Water summit to focus on schools

GAINESVILLE - From leak detectors to kitchen-sink foot pedals, Hall County schools is doing what it can to cut back on water usage.

November 18, 2007 | Jeff Gill | Local


Woman hit by airplane recovering

A Gainesville woman struck by the wing of a small plane Sunday while walking at Gainesville's Lee Gilmer Airport was released Tuesday afternoon from a hospital after sustaining serious head injuries, her fiance said.

November 18, 2007 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Students help find ways to inform public at ‘summit’

GAINESVILLE - Gainesville and Hall County students worked with area teachers and others Wednesday to develop a letter about

November 18, 2007 | Jeff Gill | Local


Beginning to quit: Great American Smokeout event to be held Thursday

It's tough to be a smoker these days. State and local laws, as well as individual company policies, have severely restricted when and where a person can smoke.

November 17, 2007 | Debbie Gilbert | Local


Once again, Gainesville parks agency named best in state

The Gainesville Parks and Recreation Department and one of its volunteers were recognized at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association's annual conference last week.

November 17, 2007 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Pastors, Perdue to pray for rain

God knows we're dry.

November 17, 2007 | Harris Blackwood | Local


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UNG among fittest colleges in US

The wealth of opportunities to stay fit at the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega campus has landed the school on a list of fittest colleges in the U.S.

September 04, 2014 | Jennifer Brown | Local


To our readers: Our apology for late deliveries

Due to a variety of unexpected issues, many of our subscribers have received their home delivered copies of The Times late this week, in some cases hours later than normal.

September 04, 2014 | | Local


GSP: Witness says man was drinking just before fatal wreck

Alcohol may have played a role in a Wednesday night fatal wreck in Oakwood, with one witness telling authorities that she had seen the driver drinking earlier at a nearby restaurant.

September 04, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Investigator describes jealousy as possible motive in apartment shooting

The suspect in the Atlanta Street Apartments shooting last month may have become upset over possible infidelity, a Gainesville police investigator said Thursday morning.

September 04, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Holiday Marina patrons spot body of drowning victim

The drowning victim authorities have been searching for since Monday has been found.

September 04, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Meals on Wheels is hungry for volunteers

A small picnic basket of food and the effort behind it has renewed Mattie Carol Lee's faith in humanity.

"You guys have been great," she said, the first stop on Meals on Wheels' route 8. "You've taken a load off me."

September 04, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Storm brings heavy rains

A strong thunderstorm Wednesday evening in Hall County has led to a flash flood warning and some sporadic power outages in South Hall, according to Scott Cagle, fire marshal and deputy Emergency Management Agency director.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff and regional reports | Local


Search for woman cut short by weather

Authorities continued their search Wednesday but still have not found the victim of a possible drowning reported Monday night, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.

September 04, 2014 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Affordable Care Act: Health insurance deadline nears

Americans covered by health insurance through the federal exchange have until Friday to provide missing information or they will lose coverage Sept. 30.

September 04, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Disability group to address legislative policy during visit

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities will stop in Gainesville today to hear from people living with disabilities.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall County reschedules commission meeting

The Hall County Board of Commissioners has moved its voting meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Sept. 11 to 10 a.m. that same day.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Judge imposes $10K fine on attorney general’s office, head of ethics commission

A judge Wednesday imposed fines of $10,000 each on the Georgia attorney general's office and the head of the state ethics commission, saying they had failed to turn over key documents in a lawsuit against the commission.

September 04, 2014 | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | 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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