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Decline in inmates fuels push to sell midtown jail

Officials with Hall County and a private company charged with housing immigration detainees in Gainesville say the market conditions have changed.

February 22, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Letter alleging hospital outbreak lists fake disease

A fraudulent letter making claims about a disease outbreak at Northeast Georgia Medical Center has been posted on the doors of several local businesses.

February 22, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Skeletal remains confirmed to be bear

February 22, 2012 | | Local


Math pioneer’s visit adds up for Hall teachers

Yeap Ban Har broke a simple magnetic rectangle into smaller parts on Wednesday at Lanier Charter Career Academy, as a group of more than 50 local teachers watched.

February 22, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Gingrich plans another stop in Forsyth County

Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will be in Forsyth County again this weekend in advance of the March 6 presidential primary.

February 22, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville school board will decide co-valedictorian issue Tuesday

UPDATE: The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education has called a meeting for 6 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the issue of having two valedictorians. The meeting will be held at the school board office at 508 Oak St. NW, Gainesville.

February 22, 2012 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Business owner gets 20 months in prison after lying to government officials

A Gainesville business owner today was sentenced to 20 months in prison and to pay $43,000 in restitution to the government after he falsely claimed government agents fined his business.

February 22, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Kiwanis accepts nominations for service award

The Gainesville Kiwanis Club is accepting nominations for its Youth Service Award, which is presented annually to someone in the community for outstanding service to youth.

February 21, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


School mourns after girl, 8, dies in wreck Monday

Faculty and classmates at World Language Academy in Chestnut Mountain spent Tuesday mourning the loss of 8-year-old Aylin Rodriguez.

February 21, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Bridge on Ga. 129 closing 1 lane for work

One lane of a bridge on U.S. 129/Ga. 11 over Tesnatee Creek will be closed this weekend as a gas line is installed, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.

February 21, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Class Notes: Drug Free Coalition hosts video contest

The Drug Free Coalition of Hall County is launching a contest for local students to create videos about being drug free and the consequences of substance abuse.

February 21, 2012 | | Local


Bond denied for man charged with weekend stabbing

Bond was denied Tuesday afternoon for Dustin Gold, 31, a talent manager based in Connecticut who is charged with aggravated assault in the stabbing of Marcus Fox, a 38-year-old reality TV show producer.

February 21, 2012 | Shannon Casas | Local


Hall commissioners to vote on selling old jail to CCA

Hall County government is nearing an agreement for the sale of the old detention center on Main Street in midtown Gainesville.

February 21, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Gainesville residents get glimpse of city’s potential

For a minute, dream about what Gainesville could be.

February 21, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville moves closer to bringing Brenau downtown

Gainesville is one step closer to incorporating Brenau University with its downtown.

February 21, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


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Lula to host classic car show Saturday

Dozens of classic cars will be on display in Lula today during the annual Classic Car Show organized by the Downtown Development Authority.

June 23, 2017 | | Local


Slide show: Sometimes team-building calls for a 'redneck regatta'

Employees at internet marketing company GetUWired spent some of their Friday in a "redneck regatta" on Lake Lanier.

June 23, 2017 | Scott Rogers | Local


Jim Grier announces run for Lula mayor

A Lula-based businessman and civic leader will attempt what others have tried and failed to do - oust the city's four-term mayor from office.

June 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Investigator details armed robberies in court

A Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator told the court Thursday of two robberies occurring May 13, cases separated by a few miles in Gainesville.

June 23, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Two inmates at Alto prison granted parole after high school graduation

For Kelli Armstrong and Tammy Kline, the ceremony Thursday at Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto didn't just mark the end of their high ...

June 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall commissioners approve tax increase

Property taxes are going up in Hall County.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville Eye Associates founder retires after 35 years

In 1982, set to begin his career as an ophthalmologist, Dr. Stephen Farkas heard from a cousin that the Gainesville area was a "great place ...

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man indicted in killing of Gainesville grad in Atlanta

ATLANTA - A 39-year-old man accused of shooting a Gainesville High graduate on an Atlanta street in broad daylight has been indicted.

June 22, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Fundraising page set up for family of father, son drowning victims

More than $25,000 has been raised since a Dahlonega man and his son drowned at a popular Lumpkin County swimming spot.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Middle teacher indicted for charge of simple battery against student

A Hall County grand jury has indicted a Gainesville Middle School teacher of simple battery stemming from a hallway incident with a student that was ...

June 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Responses to having cameras on docks mostly positive

Public comments were in favor of allowing cameras on docks at Lake Lanier, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall school system to get its very own drug dog

A drug dog will patrol the halls of the Hall County School District beginning next school year.

June 22, 2017 | | Local


Volunteers, partnerships work to feed children in Hall County this summer

Growing up in the Chestatee community, Alisha Chavez was one of many students who benefited from the reduced-fare lunch program at school, but she didn ...

June 22, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Top chamber volunteers of the year recognized

Fifteen people were recognized Thursday as the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce top volunteers of 2016-17.

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall unemployment rate remains at 3.9 percent in May

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in May was 3.9 percent, unchanged from April, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures released Thursday.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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