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Federal officials investigate 2010 Hall jail incident

A man who once promised not to sue the Hall County Sheriff's Office for what the sheriff's own investigators called an unnecessary use of force may have changed his mind.

January 14, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


10 evacuated from home fire; no serious injuries

Gainesville firefighters responded to a residential fire early Saturday morning after 10 people inside the home were awakened by a smoke detector.

January 14, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Celebrating a King: Gainesville march to highlight Monday's MLK events

Remarks by a Gainesville-born preacher now serving in Lilburn and a march around the Gainesville downtown square are highlights of Monday's 42nd Annual King Day Celebration.

January 14, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Crosswalk upgraded at dangerous Gainesville intersection

In an effort to improve pedestrian safety, the city of Gainesville is revamping a crosswalk at what one city council member called a "dangerous intersection."

January 14, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Suspect in armored truck robbery now faces ID theft charge

Charges against a suspect involved in a Wednesday armed robbery of an armored truck in Oakwood continue to grow.

January 14, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Rotary is accepting nominees for Man, Woman of Year awards

The Rotary Club of Gainesville is accepting nominations for its annual Gainesville-Hall County community Man and Woman of the Year Awards.

January 14, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Brenau launches initiative to get Steinway pianos

When Brenau University music majors take the stage next year, they'll be playing Mozart and Bach on world famous pianos.

January 14, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Planned grocery closing hits workers, customers

Gainesville's Food Lion on Browns Bridge Road was gaining a loyal costumer with Sheryl Pittman before the chain announced Thursday the store would be closed with 112 others across the nation.

January 14, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Fulton begins removing inmates from Hall’s jail

A budget shortfall in Fulton County could affect Hall County's finances as well.

January 14, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Authorities still looking for police impersonators

Investigators from the Gainesville Police Department are continuing to search for three suspects who acted as police when they pulled over a man in mid-December.

January 13, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Lula man sentenced to life for molestation

A Lula man was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison Friday for molesting two young boys in 2007.

January 13, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall commissioners back to business in first '12 meeting

Hall County will consider establishing a "foreclosure registry" that would hold foreclosed property owners accountable for upkeep.

January 13, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


3 area schools snag extra federal money

Fourteen area schools were designated Georgia Title I Distinguished Schools by the state Department of Education on Thursday.

January 13, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Police chases create difficult situations for sheriff’s office

Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies and patrol cars have been put to the test in two high-speed chases across county lines in the past two weeks.

January 13, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Suspect in armored truck robbery lied to police

A man charged in the armed robbery of an armored truck in Oakwood on Wednesday, who along with two other suspects led police on a wild chase across county lines, now faces an additional charge after providing a fake name.

January 13, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


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Slideshow: 214 graduate from East Hall

East Hall High had 214 seniors graduate in its commencement Thursday at Free Chapel Worship Center.

May 25, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Low gas prices help drive Memorial Day weekend travel

Memorial Day weekend travelers will take to the road in large numbers enticed in part by gasoline prices that have steadily remained in the low ...

May 25, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Johnson senior pushes himself on football field, in class

Not even a fractured vertebra in Johnson High senior Cameron McCarthy's neck could keep him from reaching his goals.

May 25, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Dual enrollment programs growing at UNG, Lanier Tech

More Georgia high school students are going to college, taking advantage of a new program that lets them enroll in tuition-free college courses earning high ...

May 25, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall County unemployment rate drops to lowest level since 2007

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in April fell to 3.9 percent, the lowest it's been since November 2007 for Hall County, when the ...

May 25, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


15-year-old earns high school diploma, 2 associate degrees from UNG

To say Christie Taylor has excelled as a student would be an understatement.

May 25, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Lane closure set for Thursday night for Boling Bridge work

Boling Bridge will close to a single lane of traffic beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday while crews pour concrete for the new bridge structure.

May 25, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Longtime cigar shop owner passes torch to Cuban couple

When Clark "Smitty" Smith opened his shop 20 years ago, he envisioned creating "the old-school tobacco store."

May 25, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Slide show: Lanier Charter Career Academy seniors celebrate next step

Fitfy-nine seniors recevied their high school diploma during Lanier Chater Career Academy's graduation ceremony.

May 24, 2017 | | Local


School taxes could go up for some in Hall

While Hall County Schools officials have approved a tentative budget that reduces the school tax rate, that does not necessarily mean property taxes will also ...

May 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


1924 tax keeps funding Gainesville Parks and Recreation

Gainesville residents who today enjoy access to 22 parks, the civic center and a number of recreational facilities can thank voters who made it all ...

May 24, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


5 things to remember if you're jumping in Lanier this Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend on the shores of Lake Lanier means boating, swimming, tubing, water skiing, splashing - basically anything that involves a dip in the cool ...

May 24, 2017 | Shannon Casas | Local


Vehicle tag renewal kiosk moved to Kroger

A kiosk allowing vehicle owners to skip the trip to the county office to renew their vehicle tags has been relocated to the Kroger at ...

May 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Houseboat destroyed in fire at Holiday Marina

A 60-foot houseboat was destroyed Tuesday night in a fire at Holiday Marina.

May 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Green Street closure offers ‘wake-up’ call on traffic fixes

Imagine, as a pedestrian, not having to run for your life when crossing Green Street.

May 24, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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