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Hall commission to discuss new business licensing rules

Hall County's Board of Commissioners will begin to discuss the implications of Georgia's new immigration law on county business licensing.

October 09, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Sharing a good yarn

Knitting isn't just for the elderly any more.

October 09, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


First impressions: Teacher connects with needs of children

The first couple of years for new teachers aren't easy.

October 09, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Efforts to curb DUIs paying off in Hall

Law enforcement agencies have run campaign after campaign in attempts to prevent drunken driving incidents and it has seemingly paid off in the last few years.

October 09, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Afghanistan War has hit home for many

The Afghanistan War is more than just rooting out terrorists and others who would suppress freedom.

October 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Deal’s Lake Lanier event brings out candidates

It may not be an election year for most, but balloons and pulled pork barbecue are a good indicator that it's still campaign season in Georgia.

October 09, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Mule Camp is high-flying festival fun

Mule Camp Market Festival is a can't-miss event for Dayna Kiley who has been attending since she was a child.

October 09, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Ex-Dawson clerk to serve 4 more years in prison

Former Dawson County Clerk of Courts Becky McCord pleaded guilty Friday in Superior Court to theft by taking and violation of oath of office charges.

October 07, 2011 | | Local


Talks ramping up on Lanier Olympic venue’s future

There may be a renewed effort under way to find a solution for the future of the Lake Lanier rowing venue at Clarks Bridge Park.

October 07, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Barge tours local schools as state focuses on career, college prep

Former Chestatee High School Principal John Barge returned to his old stomping grounds Friday.

October 07, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Georgia plugging ahead with new plan for schools

Georgia education officials are working hard to get the state's proposed College and Career Ready Performance Index in place by next school year.

October 07, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Gainesville State students raise awareness of domestic violence

Domestic violence does not discriminate. Since 2008, there have been more than 14,000 calls to local law enforcement related to domestic violence.

October 07, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Gainesville company faces $120K in OSHA fines

A Gainesville concrete producer faces more than $120,000 in proposed fines for various safety and health violations, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Labor.

October 07, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall property tax payments in slower than projected

Hall County property tax payments are coming in slower than in previous years, but whether the difference is significant won't be known until December.

October 07, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Hall leaders pick up extra duties, titles

A few Hall County officials are taking on additional roles for the foreseeable future.

October 07, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Mother fights on against deadly drug that led to son's overdose

In the two years since her son's fatal overdose, Lisa Hicks said she has not stopped fighting to strengthen laws on the drug that ...

February 19, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Protesters maintain vigil on Gainesville corner in support of immigrants

Arturo Adame held his homemade sign up high Saturday evening alone on the side of Jesse Jewell Parkway.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Humane Society fundraiser combines paintings, patrons and puppies

Everything in the name of rescuing animals.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Downed banner still has townfolk buzzing in Dahlonega

DAHLONEGA - Emotions are still running hot in this Lumpkin County town after a controversial pro-Ku Klux Klan banner was hung from a building off of ...

February 18, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Groups seek combined $187K from Gainesville

Three organizations that do their part to enhance quality of life for local residents and visitors alike presented the Gainesville City Council this week separate ...

February 18, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Warmest winter in years has plants blooming early

When General Beauregard Lee exited his stately white-columned manor on the grounds of the Yellow River Game Ranchon Groundhog Day morning he signaled to the ...

February 18, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Gainesville man gets 25-year prison sentence for child molestation

A Gainesville man must serve 25 years of a life sentence after being convicted of molesting a girl continuously for three years, according to officials.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville man acquitted of aggravated assault

A Gainesville man accused of stabbing his older brother was acquitted on a more serious charge by a jury Friday.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Yoga station added to Interactive Neighborhood for Kids

It took three pairs of hands to hopefully encourage kids to relax.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Charges dismissed for co-defendants in rape, sodomy case

A Magistrate Court judge dismissed the sexual assault case against two co-defendants at a committal hearing Friday in Hall County.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


KKK sign could return to Dahlonega building

DAHLONEGA - A sign removed from a Dahlonega building featuring Ku Klux Klan imagery could make a return.

February 17, 2017 | By Kelly Whitmire kwhitmire@forsythnews.com | Local


Georgia House approves state budget increasing teacher pay

ATLANTA - Georgia teachers and other state employees would get a 2 percent salary increase while staff overseeing child welfare cases will see a 19 percent ...

February 17, 2017 | By Kathleen Foody Associated Press | Local


Army Corps announces park and campground schedule

The Army Corps of Engineers has announced its 2017 schedule for day-use parks and campgrounds.

February 17, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Jaycees choose Greene, Fowler as Young Man, Woman of Year

Reliability is a trait that both the winners of the Gainesville Jaycees' prestigious Young Man and Young Woman of the Year have.

February 17, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Flowery Branch restaurant’s alcohol license pulled for 6 weeks

Green's Tavern in Flowery Branch won't be able to serve alcoholic beverages for 6 weeks, pending an appeal, if the restaurant decides to ...

February 17, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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