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Georgia, 9 other states get waiver from No Child Left Behind

WASHINGTON - Georgia is one of 10 states that will be freed from the strict and sweeping requirements of the No Child Left Behind law, giving the state leeway to improve how they prepare and evaluate students, The Associated Press has learned.

February 09, 2012 | | Local


Several options available for empty I-985 building in Hall County

A new Hall County visitor center still is in the talking stages, but an aging, dust-colored trailer off Interstate 985 that used to be a home for brochure and map distribution could be getting a new home soon.

February 09, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Milton Martin Toyota may move

Milton Martin Toyota, a mainstay on Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville, may move to another location, sources confirmed Wednesday.

February 09, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Fresh food ideas grow on Gainesville State

A group of students at Gainesville State is seeking to grow their own on campus.

February 09, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Charles Lewis to run for tax commissioner

Charles Lewis, former chairman of the Hall County Republican Party and owner of an Oakwood CPA firm, has announced he will be a candidate for Hall County tax commissioner in the July 31 Republican primary.

February 08, 2012 | | Local


Domestic Violence Center aims to add 6 transitional homes

Gateway Domestic Violence Center announced Wednesday morning it is planning to build additional transitional housing for victims of domestic violence.

February 08, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Man faces 25 years in sodomy case

A Gainesville man was found guilty Wednesday on a charge of aggravated sodomy.

February 08, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Judge could suppress evidence in child porn case

A federal judge is expected to decide next week on whether to allow evidence seized in the case against a former White County deputy accused of producing child pornography.

February 08, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Attorney urges quick ruling for militia suspect

The wife of a 73-year-old Cleveland man incarcerated since early November on charges of conspiring to attack government buildings and employees is concerned her husband is not receiving the care he needs.

February 08, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Two injured in Ga. 53 wreck in Forsyth County

February 08, 2012 | | Local


New scholarship mirrors GSC program

State education officials could look toward Gainesville State College to see the potential of a new need-based scholarship announced Monday by Gov. Nathan Deal.

February 07, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Warm temperatures may cause Ga.’s peaches to bloom early

This year's warmer winter could cause Georgia's peach growers some anxiety if peach crops bloom early.

February 07, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Dog tag find leads to owner’s daughter in Pa.

With the help of kind strangers, a Flowery Branch man has found the daughter of the sailor who lost his World War II dog tag at Green Street Pool in Gainesville.

February 07, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall begins Government Scholars' Academy

Registration is open for the first Hall County Government Scholars' Academy, which will be held April 17-June 2.

February 07, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville gets more money to replace appliances

Gainesville residents might have one more chance to get a boost from the city for replacing their energy-eating appliances.

February 07, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


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Lula to host classic car show Saturday

Dozens of classic cars will be on display in Lula today during the annual Classic Car Show organized by the Downtown Development Authority.

June 23, 2017 | | Local


Slide show: Sometimes team-building calls for a 'redneck regatta'

Employees at internet marketing company GetUWired spent some of their Friday in a "redneck regatta" on Lake Lanier.

June 23, 2017 | Scott Rogers | Local


Jim Grier announces run for Lula mayor

A Lula-based businessman and civic leader will attempt what others have tried and failed to do - oust the city's four-term mayor from office.

June 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Investigator details armed robberies in court

A Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator told the court Thursday of two robberies occurring May 13, cases separated by a few miles in Gainesville.

June 23, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Two inmates at Alto prison granted parole after high school graduation

For Kelli Armstrong and Tammy Kline, the ceremony Thursday at Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto didn't just mark the end of their high ...

June 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall commissioners approve tax increase

Property taxes are going up in Hall County.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville Eye Associates founder retires after 35 years

In 1982, set to begin his career as an ophthalmologist, Dr. Stephen Farkas heard from a cousin that the Gainesville area was a "great place ...

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man indicted in killing of Gainesville grad in Atlanta

ATLANTA - A 39-year-old man accused of shooting a Gainesville High graduate on an Atlanta street in broad daylight has been indicted.

June 22, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Fundraising page set up for family of father, son drowning victims

More than $25,000 has been raised since a Dahlonega man and his son drowned at a popular Lumpkin County swimming spot.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Middle teacher indicted for charge of simple battery against student

A Hall County grand jury has indicted a Gainesville Middle School teacher of simple battery stemming from a hallway incident with a student that was ...

June 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Responses to having cameras on docks mostly positive

Public comments were in favor of allowing cameras on docks at Lake Lanier, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall school system to get its very own drug dog

A drug dog will patrol the halls of the Hall County School District beginning next school year.

June 22, 2017 | | Local


Volunteers, partnerships work to feed children in Hall County this summer

Growing up in the Chestatee community, Alisha Chavez was one of many students who benefited from the reduced-fare lunch program at school, but she didn ...

June 22, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Top chamber volunteers of the year recognized

Fifteen people were recognized Thursday as the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce top volunteers of 2016-17.

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall unemployment rate remains at 3.9 percent in May

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in May was 3.9 percent, unchanged from April, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures released Thursday.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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