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Valedictorian, salutatorian rules revised in Hall County

Students no longer have to be enrolled at their high school for their entire junior and senior years to be valedictorian or salutatorian in Hall County, thanks to policy changes that will take effect this summer.

May 19, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Exercise tests agencies in mass casualty scenario

FLOWERY BRANCH -A houseboat collides with another boat on Lake Lanier, about 200 yards from shore.

May 19, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall Schools get $1,500 from pole mixup

As budget woes build, a small silver lining emerged at this week's Hall County Schools Board of Education meeting.

May 18, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Firms interested in Glades reservoir plans

Nearly 30 engineering firms are interested in having some input in Hall County's Glades Farm project.

May 18, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Local firefighters: Installed smoke detectors are safe

Gainesville Fire Department officials say smoke detectors they've been installing are safe, unlike those in Atlanta that were found to be defective.

May 18, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


5 arrested in check forgery scheme

Gainesville police have arrested five Atlanta men in connection with a check forgery scam and, with more arrests likely to come, are warning metro Atlanta residents to keep a close eye on their bank accounts.

May 18, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


Koyo Bearings USA holding job fair

Koyo Bearings USA will hold a job fair Saturday to recruit for an expansion that will add 50 employees to its Dahlonega plant.

May 18, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Dawson County commission districts may be redrawn

Recent census numbers have Dawson County officials looking at the possibility of redrawing the county commission districts.

May 18, 2011 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Hall official delves into school funds

A new statewide commission with a Hall County representative will investigate how Georgia's public schools are funded.

May 18, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Dry conditions send Lanier to a lower level

The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Rivers basin, which includes Lake Lanier, is experiencing drier than normal conditions for this time of year, causing lake levels throughout the basin to be below normal.

May 17, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Community dock meeting will be held at West Hall Middle

The location for Tuesday's informational meeting concerning community dock permits has been changed to West Hall Middle School, 5470 McEver Road, Oakwood.

May 17, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Fire strikes East Hall home Tuesday

An East Hall home was damaged by fire Tuesday afternoon.

May 17, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Emergency weather sirens will be tested

The sirens you hear this morning are only a test.

May 17, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Hall County man named to state DOT post

Hall County resident Russell McMurry has been named the Georgia Department of Transportation's engineering division director.

May 17, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


School, American Legion join for flag disposal project

American Legion Paul E. Bolding Post 7 on Riverside Drive has teamed up with East Hall High School on a project to give people a way to dispose of worn U.S. flags.

May 17, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Most power restored after outage knocks out traffic signals, businesses in downtown Gainesville

A power outage knocked out several traffic signals Thursday in Gainesville along both E.E. Butler and Jesse Jewell parkways and affected other downtown sites ...

August 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Starbucks opening Friday morning on Thompson Bridge Road

Coffee lovers have another reason to smile. The Starbucks on Thompson Bridge Road opens at 5 a.m. Friday.

August 25, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Metro Gainesville unemployment rate unchanged in July

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.6 percent from June to July in statistics released by the Georgia Department of Labor. The ...

August 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville school board, Creel agree on contract in closed meeting

The Gainesville Board of Education and Wanda Creel, superintendent for the city schools, have reached an agreement about her contract, but the details of that ...

August 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


GO VIDEO: Get some BBQ from these local restaurants

Savannah King ranks local BBQ restaurants with emojis in this week's episode of GO. Emojis provided for free by emojione.com.

August 24, 2016 | | Local


Family honors 100-year-old matriarch with birthday party

Dozens gathered at the Fair Street Neighborhood Center on Wednesday night in Gainesville to honor the 100-year-old Dora Nowells, who has spent eight decades in ...

August 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Man sentenced to life in prison for 2010 East Hall mobile home park murder

A man on the lam for six years pleaded guilty Wednesday to the 2010 murder of a man at an East Hall mobile home park.

August 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville man charged in 'erratic crime spree,' accused of brandishing gun, kidnapping baby

A Gainesville man is accused of threatening people with an AK-47 rifle and kidnapping a baby, police said.

August 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Braselton hospital prepares for new labor unit with mock scenario

The brand-new, still-unopened labor and delivery unit at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton was busy with activity Wednesday.

August 24, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Three Hall schools top state, national ACT scores

Three of Hall County's schools scored above the 2016 state and national averages on the ACT this year.

August 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce seeking Most Fit Company nominations

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its Most Fit Company Awards, which will be presented Oct. 5 at the HealthSmart Breakfast ...

August 24, 2016 | | Local


Oakwood updating city cemetery, trying to find where bodies are buried

Whenever someone asks about plots in the City Cemetery, Oakwood City Clerk Tangee Puckett has to pull out a yellowed, torn and rumpled map.

August 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Judge denies self-defense immunity for man accused of shooting wife's alleged stalker

A Superior Court judge denied the self-defense immunity motion filed by a Buford man accused of shooting another man in his leg and jaw.

August 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville man charged in home invasion, assault

A Gainesville man is charged with entering an apartment and pointing a gun at four people, police said.

August 23, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Groups seek flexibility after changes in septic permitting

Harold Kilgore wants options. That was his message to the Hall County Board of Health on Tuesday.

August 23, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


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