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YMCA bids to run Hall parks department

Hall county officials now say they are working on a Plan B option for the future operation of the county's parks department.

August 04, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Council gives OK to zoning change

Flowery Branch officials batted down concerns Thursday night that property rezoned for light manufacturing and industrial uses last year would be affected by the creation of a heavy uses category.

August 04, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


School buses return to the roads Monday

Hall County residents should leave plenty of extra time to get to work Monday morning.

August 04, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Which is preferred: Snowstorms or record-setting heat?

Record high temperatures this summer have led North Georgians to search for ways to stay cool.

August 04, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Gainesville may use 2 different ward maps

Finding a needle in a haystack might be easier than creating a redistricting map that pleases both Gainesville City Council and Gainesville City Schools Board of Education members.

August 04, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Deal sells bankrupt property in Habersham County

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has sold property that housed a failed family sporting goods business, helping him chip away at personal debt of more than $1 million.

August 04, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press | Local


Wednesday night drowning victim identified

A 25-year-old woman who was missing for more than an hour after last seen on her dock was later found drowned Wednesday night, officials said.

August 04, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Prescription drugs take toll on Ga.

When it comes to dangerously addictive drugs, the real killers aren't in baggies or dirty needles sold on street corners. They're in prescription bottles, doctors' offices and medicine cabinets throughout Hall County.

August 04, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Boys & Girls Clubs decline to partner on Hall parks

If Hall County outsources its parks program to a local nonprofit, it won't include a partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County.

August 04, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


2 charged with trafficking cocaine

Hall County sheriff's deputies charged two individuals Tuesday with trafficking cocaine, according to a news release from the Multi Agency Narcotics Squad.

August 04, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall administrator will emphasize communication

August will be a month of open doors and conversation in Hall County if Randy Knighton has anything to say about it.

August 04, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Work on the city’s pedestrian bridge continues

As construction on the pedestrian bridge spanning Jesse Jewell Parkway continues, workers are building platforms to allow them to lay concrete beams next week.

August 03, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Gainesville schools to test second-graders on thinking

Teachers aren't just concerned with what students learn. They're also concerned with how they think.

August 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Dawson County theft case nears end

Prosecutors expect to resolve the state's theft case against former Dawson County Clerk of Courts Becky McCord next month.

August 03, 2011 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Flowery Branch to mull manufacturing zoning

A touchy February 2010 rezoning has spurred a proposed change in Flowery Branch's zoning law.

August 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Man accused of using Craigslist to facilitate rape

A Gainesville man is accused of taking out a Craigslist ad in 2015 and communicating electronically with people to obtain the "date rape drug" to ...

December 09, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Sheriff’s Office collecting coats for needy families

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is conducting its annual winter coat drive to help needy families.

December 09, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Monument dedicated to those answering public service ‘calling’

As the son of a deputy sheriff and the father of a firefighter, Steve Cronic recognized the "deep generational significance" of the public safety tribute ...

December 09, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Some Gainesville, Hall elementary schools buck state trend as test scores go up

Some Hall County and Gainesville schools bucked a state trend of steep drops in elementary school performance on the state's College and Career Ready ...

December 09, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Vote on housing for women seeking to leave sex trafficking postponed

A decision on a proposed faith-based program housing and counseling women seeking to leave sex trafficking will not be decided until at least Jan. 26.

December 08, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


County gets ‘clean opinion’ in annual audit

Hall County received a clean bill of health in its annual financial audit released Thursday.

December 08, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Pedestrian killed by overturning trailer at Mincey Marble

A pedestrian was struck and killed by an overturning tractor-trailer Thursday at Mincey Marble in West Hall, according to authorities.

December 08, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Georgia gets good news in new corps water manual

It looks like Christmas has come early for Georgia's long-term water needs.

December 08, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville makes Atlanta Street a grant priority instead of Myrtle Terraces

The apartment units along Atlanta Street have been gutted and the entire public housing complex is now fenced off.

December 07, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Book by Brenau students examines homelessness in Hall County

Fourteen weeks of blood, sweat and tears led to a book filled with 17 stories on homelessness.

December 07, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Authorities: Man set fire to home, killed himself; family displaced

A man intentionally set fire to his house and killed himself with a firearm on Tuesday in unincorporated Buford, according to authorities.

December 07, 2016 | | Local


Hall cities looking toward setting dates for 2017 election

Hall County's cities already are looking ahead to local elections in 2017.

December 07, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dine Out, Do Good fundraiser triples total to support local hunger programs

Action Ministries of Gainesville, which provides housing assistance, educational opportunities and hunger relief to low-income individuals and families, raised more than triple the amount in ...

December 07, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Jefferson couple indicted on animal cruelty charges

A couple from Jefferson are accused of beating two dogs to death, according to authorities.

December 07, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


GSP: Driver high in wreck that killed teen, put 3 in critical condition

A Gainesville teen died this morning and three others remain in critical condition following a wreck with a man accused of driving under the influence ...

December 07, 2016 | Shannon Casas | Local


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