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Get Fit Challenge gets local employees moving

Instead of gathering at the company water-cooler for a post-work chat session, more than a thousand employees descended upon Riverside Military Academy on Thursday evening to get a little exercise.

April 21, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Signs get Gainesville officials thinking of rules

The Gainesville City Council is taking a look at its sign ordinance and deciding whether to incorporate changes in technology.

April 21, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Judge sentences Hilton to death for Florida murder

A drifter from Georgia learned his fate Thursday morning when a judge sentenced him to death for the 2007 murder and kidnapping of a nurse in northern Florida.

April 21, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Homeless support group seeking help

Several Hall County churches that plan to help Gainesville's homeless population are still looking for support to launch their idea.

April 20, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Students gather for cultural fair

Fifth-grader Jada Harrison got to personally experience South Korean fashion Wednesday as Eunjin Oh put a traditional wedding dress on her.

April 20, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Judge denies motions on assisted suicide charge

A Forsyth County Superior Court judge has denied motions filed by attorneys challenging the constitutionality of the assisted suicide charge their clients face.

April 20, 2011 | By Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


Hall County’s 2040 roads plan needs trimming

Hall County road planners are going to have to trim some $500 million in expenses from the proposed 2040 transportation plan.

April 20, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Businesses urged to embrace sustainability

Jim Hartzfeld was talking about sustainability when the term didn't exist.

April 20, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


FDIC to decide fate of lawsuit against Graves

A federal agency will decide whether to pursue a lawsuit against a North Georgia congressman after it took over the bank that sued the legislator, claiming he defaulted on a loan.

April 20, 2011 | By Andy Johns Chattanooga Times Free Press | Local


Accident shuts down Dawsonville Highway at McEver Road

Dawsonville Highway at McEver Road was shut down shortly after 6 p.m. today due to an accident.

April 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Dawsonville man killed in head-on collision

A head-on collision Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of a Dawsonville man as he drove home from work.

April 20, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Dawsonville woman dies after car runs her over

Friends and family are mourning the loss of a 29-year-old mother of three who died in what authorities say was a freak accident Saturday night.

April 19, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Riverbend taking applications for scholars academy

Riverbend Elementary School is taking applications for a progressive program that will be the first of its kind in Hall County.

April 19, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Forum will focus on sustainability in business

For Earth Day this year, a group of local people wants to show businesses how being green can actually be good for a bottom line.

April 19, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Old Joe Confederate monument vandalized

Gainesville officials are trying to decide how best to clean up some downtown graffiti. A little makeup remover might just do the trick.

April 19, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


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Hall library system creates online community survey

The Hall County Library System is seeking community input into its practices.

July 22, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Longstreet’s new surgical device can ease chronic back pain

The technique for artificial disks in the back have been around "for a really long time," The Longstreet Clinic neurosurgeon Betsy Grunch explained, but a ...

July 22, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Abandoned houseboat removed from Lake Lanier

An abandoned houseboat on Lake Lanier got its much-needed attention Thursday when the sunken vessel found its new resting place in a Gainesville salvage yard.

July 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville war veteran gets 3 years in prison after guilty plea in 2015 state patrol shooting

A Gainesville military veteran pleaded guilty Thursday in Hall County Superior Court to charges related to firing a hunting rifle at Georgia State Patrol officers ...

July 21, 2016 | BY JOSHUA SILAVENT and JEFF GILL jsilavent@gainesvilletimes.com, jgill@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Drug agents arrest North Carolina man, seize $16K of meth

A Murphy, N.C., man was arrested Wednesday when White County Sheriff's Office deputies reportedly found $16,000 of drugs during a traffic stop ...

July 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Study shows medical marijuana lowers costs, painkiller use

Research has linked medical marijuana with a decrease in the abuse of painkillers, and now a University of Georgia study has spotlighted the potential cost ...

July 21, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


GO VIDEO: Get some ice cream

Savannah King takes you to four local favorites for ice cream.

July 21, 2016 | | Local


Gainesville’s Bell works to bring criminal justice reform to GOP convention

Gainesville attorney Ashley Bell is on a mission to make the Republican Party more responsive to issues of social justice and criminal justice reform, and ...

July 20, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


New, family-owned doughnut shop coming to Gainesville

The city of Gainesville is no stranger to doughnut shops, but Andy Nuon hopes to bring something new with his shop Danny's Donuts.

July 20, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Senior Life Center event caters to summer needs of seniors

The Gainesville-Hall County Senior Life Center buzzed with activity Wednesday morning, as area senior citizens gathered for a special event.

July 20, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Martin Road now part of countywide freight study in Hall

A study of traffic in the Martin Road area of South Hall - near where a much-opposed interchange is being built - will be folded into a ...

July 20, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


YMCA seeks variance for larger sign in search of 'better visibility'

The J.A. Walters Family YMCA is seeking a variance to allow a digital sign roughly twice the size allowed in the city of Gainesville ...

July 20, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


CASA leader Stephens honored for 27 years of advocacy

Stepping down from her executive director role, Connie Stephens said she was glad the reins have been passed to someone "just as passionate and committed."

July 20, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Trump is now official Republican nominee

With supporters and protesters squaring off in the streets, and despite flurries of dissent on the convention floor, Donald Trump formally secured the Republican nomination ...

July 20, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Mexican students, professor help with World Language Academy's summer camp

The Hall County school district wants more native speaking Spanish teachers. If the district could find enough teachers, it could expand its World Language Academy ...

July 19, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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