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Presidential hopefuls Gingrich, Santorum to visit Forsyth County

Two of the four remaining Republican presidential candidates will campaign this weekend in Northeast Georgia.

February 16, 2012 | By Jennifer Sami Times regional staff | Local


Political Pulse: Cedar Creek truce may be a holding pattern

Despite a few terse letters over the last two months, Gainesville and Hall County officials decided this week not to take the gloves off in their battle over Cedar Creek Reservoir.

February 16, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Club seeks to get students 'fired up' about robotics

Sarah McCloud, a fourth-grade student at Lanier Elementary School, loves to play with Legos.

February 16, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Sterling on the Lake housing plan draws fire

Flowery Branch City Council decided Thursday night to put off a decision concerning proposed changes to a development described as Sterling on the Lake subdivision's "front door."

February 16, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Rick Santorum will campaign Sunday in Forsyth County

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum will campaign in Georgia on Sunday in advance of the state's March 6 primary.

February 16, 2012 | Associated Press | Local


Sheriff's office searching for armed robbery suspect

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery this morning at a northwest Hall convenience store.

February 16, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville may hike construction fees

Gainesville City Council is expected to soon decide whether to increase some fees that developers pay to build in the city.

February 15, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Clarks Bridge upgrade may start in fall

Clarks Bridge at Lake Lanier will close for 60 days or fewer as part of a three-year, $7 million replacement project, Georgia Department of Transportation officials said Wednesday.

February 15, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Injured Marine now being treated in U.S.

A 2011 Chestatee High School graduate severely injured Friday by a blast from a roadside bomb in Afghanistan is now receiving treatment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

February 15, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Habersham County sheriff’s office to open new precinct

The Habersham County Sheriff's Office is busy this week starting up a precinct in the southern part of the county, about three miles north of Hall County.

February 15, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Bill would allow moonshine sampling on distillery tours

Tastings at Georgia distilleries, including one in Dawsonville, could become reality under a bill that cleared a state House committee earlier this month.

February 15, 2012 | | Local


Film to feature Dawsonville motel

Scenes for a major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood are scheduled to be shot in Dawsonville next month.

February 14, 2012 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Ex-deputy's attorney: Bar interview from trial

The judge in the case against a former White County deputy accused of manufacturing and possessing child pornography is considering whether to exclude from the trial a recorded interview in which the suspect appears to confess to photographing sexually explicit images of an underage girl.

February 14, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Glades Reservoir put on corps' list of federal projects

A proposal to build a reservoir in North Hall is about to get a public airing.

February 14, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Class Notes: Hall County schools move forward with field house additions

Plans for field house additions for two Hall County high schools took another step forward this week.

February 14, 2012 | | Local


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Family offers their version of Thursday shooting

Every night since last week's shooting, Jennifer Harris said she has nightmares of bullets coming at her "for no reason."

June 21, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Father, 6-year-old son drown in Lumpkin County

A father and his 6-year-old son drowned Tuesday afternoon while sliding off a rock at Dicks Creek Falls in the Chattahoochee National Forest.

June 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


$45K of meth, stolen rifle seized in bust

More than $45,000 worth of methamphetamine was seized by Hall County and Gainesville's anti-drug task force in a Tuesday bust.

June 21, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

DUNWOODY - Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that ...

June 21, 2017 | By Bill Barrow and Kathleen Foody Associated Press | Local


Major music licensing company flags Lula

Lula, with a population of less than 3,000 residents, can no longer fly under the radar.

June 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


What we know and don't know about last week’s shooting

A child and deputy were injured in an exchange of gunfire last week in East Hall.

June 20, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Live in a city? You could get a county tax break

If you live in a city in Hall County, your property tax bill could drop next year depending on what happens in in the next ...

June 20, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


New Habitat ReStore location features price cuts

As the Habitat For Humanity of Hall County ReStore settles back into its former Murphy Boulevard location after a year at 975 Chestnut St., officials ...

June 20, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Tri-county self-taxing district paying for multi-use paths

As area governments are raising or proposing to raise taxes, a small cluster of Braselton businesses is chipping in a little extra to improve connectivity ...

June 20, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lula leaders OK new budget with no new taxes

When Mayor Milton Turner opened the floor to public comments, no one from among the handful of residents who attended Monday night's meeting had ...

June 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Daytime Boling Bridge lane closure set for Tuesday

Boling Bridge on Ga. 53 will close to a single lane of traffic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

June 19, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


4 new expenses in Gainesville school system budget

Pay raises and insurance and retirement benefit increases for employees, along with an increase in money for textbooks and other instructional needs, are the biggest ...

June 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


County nixes retail hopes for Sardis-Ledan intersection

Hall County isn't counting on commercial development at the Sardis and Ledan roads intersection for the next five years.

June 19, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Mother, Oakwood officer help save wheelchair-bound man from fire

An early-morning fire Monday in Oakwood left an elderly woman and her adult son, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, without their home of eight ...

June 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Oakwood eyeing downtown ‘town center’

Oakwood is hoping to develop city-owned property near downtown as a "town center."

June 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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