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Eyes on the Road: Road sales tax to be chamber forums' topic

There will be some heightened discussion about the proposed 1 percent transportation sales tax in the coming weeks.

March 11, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch to address long-term needs at retreat

Flowery Branch's government officials are set to meet Saturday to plot improvements in the South Hall city, which holds the prospect of new and potentially large infusions of cash.

March 11, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall Area Transit faces 'another tough year'

Hall County Area Transit spending for next year is still under wraps, but the Hall County-Gainesville Community Service Center's director said last week she expects "it's going to be another tough year."

March 10, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Education leaders say bill barring illegal immigrants from college is unnecessary

Some education leaders say legislation aimed to effectively prohibit illegal immigrants from attending the state's public colleges and universities is overkill, and an issue they already are addressing.

March 10, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Taking the bus to work: A Times reporter's experience riding Red Rabbit

Editor's note: Funding for Hall County Transit recently has come under scrutiny. On Wednesday, reporter Jeff Gill commuted to work on the public bus system to meet those who depend on the service and learn just how the system works.

March 10, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Poultry industry may be affected by proposed stormwater runoff rules

Proposed new regulations affecting how some 3,000 industrial facilities in the state deal with stormwater have strong implications for Georgia's poultry industry.

March 10, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Colon cancer survivor urges family, friends to get screened

Geraldine Wells knows she is one of the lucky ones.

March 10, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Former policeman’s badge returned after 10 months

Ten months ago, Charles Bishop lost his wallet after his car door swung open on the highway, nearly tossing him out as well.

March 10, 2012 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Traffic citations down in Hall County

Hall County's traffic violation cases have sharply declined in the last five years, a trend that seems to follow the recent economic downturn.

March 10, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


They said it: Readers thoughts on Daylight Saving Time

Readers chime in on the switch to daylight saving time. The Georgia Emergency Management Agency also reminds people as they spring forward an hour to also change the batteries in their smoke alarms and weather radios.

March 10, 2012 | | Local


War Eagles step up for war hero

During times of hardship and tragedy, communities bond, forming a united front to overcome obstacles they may encounter.

March 09, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Stabbing suspect released on bond

A Hall County magistrate court judge has granted bond to a man charged with stabbing a reality show producer.

March 09, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Judge considering health concerns of terror suspect

A federal judge has set an April 10 court hearing to consider claims that a terror plot suspect's physical and mental health are continuing to deteriorate.

March 09, 2012 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Dawsonville mourns mayor Cox

Dawsonville is mourning the death of a passionate public servant whose political career spanned nearly four decades.

March 09, 2012 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Ask the Times: A flood of memories rest at bottom of Lake Lanier

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get it answered. The following question was submitted by a reader and answered through the efforts of our news staff.

March 09, 2012 | | Local


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Ask The Times: Old House at Queen City and Jesse Jewell to be torn down

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by ...

July 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


State: Hall County, cities ineligible for funding

Hall County and its cities will be ineligible for all state funding and permitting until its Service Delivery Strategy agreement is approved by the Georgia ...

July 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville sees increase in English, math scores on Milestones

Gainesville City Schools officials said they were pleased that results from the Georgia Milestones testing showed increases in both English/Language Arts and mathematics, while ...

July 21, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Agencies acclimate to new school for shooter training

With eyes in every direction, a quintet of officers stay in step with one another in the halls of Mundy Mill Academy, checking every classroom ...

July 21, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Plans change: Sardis-Ledan intersection to stay open other than some nights during roundabout work

A day after announcing the intersection of Ledan and Sardis roads would close July 31 for construction of roundabout, Hall County changed course and said ...

July 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Dahlonega 7-year-old Opal Littleton in Netflix series ‘Ozark’ with Jason Bateman

Opal Littleton is making a name for herself in the film world.

July 20, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Local


Alleged driver in April armed robbery arrested

The alleged driver in an armed robbery at a Gainesville gas station in April was arrested this week.

July 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Flooring company with Gainesville plant files for bankruptcy

A Dalton-based, family-owned flooring company with a plant in Gainesville has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in federal court in Rome.

July 20, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


FLW Tour professional fishing tournament coming to Lake Lanier

Lake Lanier is welcoming back one of the more well-known professional fishing circuits in 2018. The lake will play host to a Fishing League Worldwide ...

July 20, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Boling Bridge to have single lane closure Thursday night

Boling Bridge on Ga. 53 at the Forsyth County line will close to a single lane of traffic at 7 p.m. Thursday as construction ...

July 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Chick-fil-A in New Holland to open next week

Bobby Shoemaker saw a need for more restaurants on the east side of Gainesville. Now he's adding to a growing number of food options ...

July 20, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


North Georgia Community Foundation accepting nominees for philanthropy awards

The North Georgia Community Foundation is accepting nominations for its 2017 Philanthropy Awards, which include the Woodrow Stewart Leadership in Philanthropy Award and the Gus ...

July 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


UNG students painting murals on dreary public housing project walls

Motorists and passersby at Pearl Nix and Queen City Parkway can't help but see two University of North Georgia art students busy making the ...

July 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Joe Chandler Road Bridge open to traffic

The new Joe Chandler Road Bridge in East Hall is open to traffic.

July 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


No major issues reported at UNG, Lanier Tech so far from campus carry law

Nearly three weeks since it became legal for those holding concealed weapons permits to carry a handgun in some areas of college and university campuses ...

July 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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