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Monday night fire displaces Gainesville family

Cooking left unattended Monday night ended sparking a fire that left a Gainesville family homeless.

November 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Oakwood OKs landfill agreement, 2012 budget

Oakwood City Council gave its OK Monday night to a two-year landfill agreement with Hall County.

November 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Community shows excitement for new Fair Street school

If a picture's worth 1,000 words, the artist's rendering of the new Fair Street school building could be worth about 100,000 - one for each square foot of the state-of-the-art facility.

November 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Lutz asks leader of recall effort to pay legal fees

Hall County Commissioner Craig Lutz, who faced a recall effort earlier this year, is asking the leader of the effort to pay his legal costs.

November 15, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Burglary suspect uses mo-ped as getaway vehicle

A Poplar Springs Road resident aided Hall County sheriff's deputies last week in running down a burglary suspect who used a mo-ped as his getaway vehicle.

November 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Consecration ceremony launches new burial method in Dahlonega

DAHLONEGA - Along a winding path in the forest at Glisson Camp & Retreat Center, the changing leaves took a symbolic tone as the EcoEternity Forest was consecrated Monday afternoon.

November 14, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Mills sworn into post with Pardons and Paroles board

Former state Rep. James Mills was sworn in Monday as the newest member of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles.

November 14, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Oakwood to hold lake access hearings this week

For her part, Stacey Dickson would like to see some kind of park or recreational area spring up around the Oakwood area on Lake Lanier.

November 14, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall schools may lose $3.5M in revenue

Hall County Schools is expecting it could lose more than $3.5 million in tax revenues this year after property tax appeals.

November 14, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Interim principal appointed to Sardis Enrichment School

Sardis Enrichment School students get an introduction to their incoming interim principal today.

November 14, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Corps to dredge lake between Lula boat ramp, Chattahoochee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers next week will begin dredging an area of Lake Lanier between Lula Park boat ramp and the Chattahoochee River.

November 14, 2011 | | Local


Rain could linger until mid-week

The Hall County area could get some much-needed rain this week.

November 14, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


History center caps week with Sunday program honoring veterans

The Northeast Georgia History Center ended its Veterans Week celebration with A Salute to Veterans and Their Families on Sunday, teaching participants about life in the military.

November 14, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


I-985 sign work is behind schedule

A sign replacement project on Interstate 985 has drifted past the scheduled Oct. 31 completion date, with the state fining the contractor $391 per day the work isn't finished.

November 14, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fair Street community to get update on new school construction at meeting

Since the day the building opened in 1937, Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School has been a fixture in the Fair Street community.

November 14, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Mother fights on against deadly drug that led to son's overdose

In the two years since her son's fatal overdose, Lisa Hicks said she has not stopped fighting to strengthen laws on the drug that ...

February 19, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Protesters maintain vigil on Gainesville corner in support of immigrants

Arturo Adame held his homemade sign up high Saturday evening alone on the side of Jesse Jewell Parkway.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Humane Society fundraiser combines paintings, patrons and puppies

Everything in the name of rescuing animals.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Downed banner still has townfolk buzzing in Dahlonega

DAHLONEGA - Emotions are still running hot in this Lumpkin County town after a controversial pro-Ku Klux Klan banner was hung from a building off of ...

February 18, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Groups seek combined $187K from Gainesville

Three organizations that do their part to enhance quality of life for local residents and visitors alike presented the Gainesville City Council this week separate ...

February 18, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Warmest winter in years has plants blooming early

When General Beauregard Lee exited his stately white-columned manor on the grounds of the Yellow River Game Ranchon Groundhog Day morning he signaled to the ...

February 18, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Gainesville man gets 25-year prison sentence for child molestation

A Gainesville man must serve 25 years of a life sentence after being convicted of molesting a girl continuously for three years, according to officials.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville man acquitted of aggravated assault

A Gainesville man accused of stabbing his older brother was acquitted on a more serious charge by a jury Friday.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Yoga station added to Interactive Neighborhood for Kids

It took three pairs of hands to hopefully encourage kids to relax.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Charges dismissed for co-defendants in rape, sodomy case

A Magistrate Court judge dismissed the sexual assault case against two co-defendants at a committal hearing Friday in Hall County.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


KKK sign could return to Dahlonega building

DAHLONEGA - A sign removed from a Dahlonega building featuring Ku Klux Klan imagery could make a return.

February 17, 2017 | By Kelly Whitmire kwhitmire@forsythnews.com | Local


Georgia House approves state budget increasing teacher pay

ATLANTA - Georgia teachers and other state employees would get a 2 percent salary increase while staff overseeing child welfare cases will see a 19 percent ...

February 17, 2017 | By Kathleen Foody Associated Press | Local


Army Corps announces park and campground schedule

The Army Corps of Engineers has announced its 2017 schedule for day-use parks and campgrounds.

February 17, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Jaycees choose Greene, Fowler as Young Man, Woman of Year

Reliability is a trait that both the winners of the Gainesville Jaycees' prestigious Young Man and Young Woman of the Year have.

February 17, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Flowery Branch restaurant’s alcohol license pulled for 6 weeks

Green's Tavern in Flowery Branch won't be able to serve alcoholic beverages for 6 weeks, pending an appeal, if the restaurant decides to ...

February 17, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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