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Band director had relationship with student, officials say

The North Hall High School band director, who resigned just days before the end of the school year, left after school administrators confronted him for having an "inappropriate relationship" with a female student, according to Hall County Schools officials.

June 15, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local

Tom Graves sworn in on Capitol Hill as 9th District representative

Tom Graves, who was sworn in Monday night in Washington, D.C., to serve the 9th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, is anxious to get to work.

June 15, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local

11 charged in gang fight that left 1 man dead

Eleven people - many of them teenagers and alleged members of rival gangs - are in jail without bond for their involvement in a fight that left a 23-year-old Gainesville man dead.

June 15, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local

Hall County Sheriff's commander trains in Israel

Hall County Sheriff's Maj. Ramone Gilbert saw firsthand the kinds of security threats Israelis face on a constant basis.

June 14, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local

Educators hope to avoid 'loss of learning'

Furlough days for local schools tend to bring pity on the teachers, but several administrators are focused on what may happen to their students.

"We worry about where our children are going to be," said Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Merrianne Dyer. "Will they be at home by themselves? What will they eat?"

June 13, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local

World Cup games kick up some local interest

Across the globe, millions are watching as the World Cup continues this week. And though some in the community might not realize it, Gainesville is watching, too.

June 13, 2010 | By Mimi Ensley and Stephen Gurr, | Local

Dawson County academy puts kids on the right side of the law

DAWSONVILLE - With a father who is a sheriff's officer, Taylor Swafford knows a thing or two about law enforcement.

June 13, 2010 | | Local

23-year-old dead after morning brawl

A 23-year-old man is dead after a fight at a Gainesville apartment complex, police say.

June 13, 2010 | | Local

Consider ‘greener’ watering methods

Even though most outdoor watering restrictions have been lifted, experts say residents shouldn't turn a blind eye to conservation.

June 13, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local

Arbor is a tribute to a community servant

A former city manager and Air Force major will be honored Tuesday evening at Gardens on Green as friends gather for a memorial ceremony.

June 13, 2010 | Mimi Ensley | Local

History center explores area’s roots with melodies

History lessons are hardly ever taught on the dance floor.

June 13, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local

Funding legacy celebrated by local foundation

Twenty-five years and $35 million dollars later, the North Georgia Community Foundation is going strong with a vision for the future.

June 13, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local

Teachers endure lost class time with frustration, resolve

Teachers in Gainesville City and Hall County schools have been hit with furlough days for next year, but they just keep going.

June 13, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local

Furloughs take toll on schools

Define furloughs in local schools:

June 13, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local

I-985 lane closed Tuesday, Wednesday for repairs

Repair work to a bridge will close the left southbound lane of Interstate 985 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, if weather permits.

June 12, 2010 | From staff reports | Local

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Smart snacks, recess a winning combination for Hall schools

Hall County Schools are focusing on the health of their students, and the nation is taking notice.

October 11, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local

Judges will consider whether to allow immigrants to pay in-state tuition

The Georgia Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week in a case over whether certain immigrants can receive in-state tuition at Georgia's public ...

October 11, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Ben Carson talks about ‘political correctness’ to church crowd

Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson, speaking Sunday to a Gainesville crowd, touted "true compassion" for the poor and blasted the Supreme Court's same-sex ...

October 11, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Newsmakers in business, Oct. 11

Sanders joins Longstreet Clinic's Oakwood office

October 11, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Guilty verdict a relief to slain taxi driver’s colleagues

With a life prison sentence for a Gainesville woman Thursday, Erbey Rebollar said he hopes the message is clear.

October 11, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Syversen joins Times as director of sales, marketing

Jenny Syversen, a veteran advertising and marketing executive, has joined The Times as director of sales and marketing.

October 11, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Disability group readies for South Hall development despite opposition

Adele Cardillo had a very personal reason for wanting an organization that serves developmentally disabled adults to succeed in getting the government's green light ...

October 11, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Gainesville council candidates weigh in on issues in 4-way race for seat

It took some time for candidates to come forward after Gainesville Councilwoman Myrtle Figueras announced this summer that she would not seek re-election to the ...

October 11, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Times launches digital marketing agency for businesses

The Web is wide open for business.

October 11, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

Mule Camp offers 'really cool stuff' despite soggy morning

Each year, Mule Camp Market grows, attracting people outside the Gainesville area like Mary Beth Simmons of Habersham County.

October 10, 2015 | Elise Perkins | Local

Skeet shooters celebrate Second Amendment at GOP event

Shouting to each other over the din of rifle fire, elected officials and Second Amendment advocates took aim at clay discs soaring over an expansive ...

October 10, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

Rain doesn’t dampen spirits at Special Olympics State Games

Cassius Walton couldn't be happier.

October 10, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

You Heard it here: Gainesville High (and Times) alum gets Emmy

It's not unusual for alums of The Times to go on to award-winning careers, but we can't recall one ever winning an Emmy ...

October 10, 2015 | | Local

Hurry to get some cheap reads while you can

The sixth annual Giant Book Sale continues today and Sunday at the old Regions Bank building, 111 Green St. The sale hours are 10 a ...

October 10, 2015 | Clark Leonard | Local

Hall coroner: Crash caused death of driving instructor

The death of a Gainesville motorist last week was declared an accident, according to Hall County Coroner Marion Merck's office.

October 10, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

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