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Thousands expected at Mule Camp festival

More than 70,000 people are expected to attend the annual Mule Camp Market Festival in downtown Gainesville this weekend.

October 06, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Hall deputy killed in Interstate 985 motorcycle accident

A Hall County sheriff's deputy was killed in an accident on Interstate 985 Wednesday night and a motorist was killed earlier Wednesday when his vehicle went down an embankment in Lumpkin County and hit a tree.

October 06, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville's proposed voting maps raise questions

Hall County's acting elections superintendent can't say exactly how much elections will cost in Gainesville if the City Council and the Board of Education have differing districts, but her simple answer is "more."

October 05, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Flowery Branch High club focuses on supporting community, deployed troops

Charlie Plumb was a soldier in Vietnam. He was shot down and parachuted into enemy territory and spent six years as a prisoner of war.

October 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Gainesville Police get $15K grant for equipment

The Gainesville Police Department will soon have an extra $15,504 to spend on law enforcement equipment and technology after being awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.

October 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hundreds participate in Walk to School Day

There were a tad fewer cars on the roads Wednesday morning as Gainesville parents and students went to school on foot.

October 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Halloween costume swap is Saturday

Halloween can be expensive.

October 05, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Panel sets road projects for T-SPLOST vote

CLARKESVILLE - Public officials have spoken. Now, it's the public's turn to consider the matter and eventually vote on whether to raise the sales tax rate to pay for area roads.

October 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Former White County deputy pleads not guilty to child porn charges

Christopher Thomas Davis, a former White County sheriff's deputy, pleaded not guilty to child pornography charges Tuesday afternoon in federal court in Gainesville.

October 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


August mobile home blaze ruled arson

The Hall County Fire Marshal's Office is asking for help in solving an arson case involving a mobile home that was destroyed by fire in August.

October 04, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


4 qualify for South Hall House race

Four more candidates have qualified to represent South Hall County in the state House of Representatives.

October 04, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Pedestrian bridge not ready yet

Gainesville's pedestrian bridge may look almost ready for walking on, but completion is still a few months off according to project manager Barclay Fouts.

October 04, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


FBI may change definition of rape

The FBI's recently released yearly crime report indicated a decrease in sexual assaults because the federal definition of rape is considered too narrow and Georgia's definition is no different.

October 04, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Overhead signs are coming to I-985

Interstate 985 is getting some new overhead exit signs, a first for the Hall County part of the highway, as part of an ongoing $2.1 million sign replacement project in Hall and Gwinnett counties.

October 04, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Northeast Georgia government news

DAWSON COUNTY

October 04, 2011 | From staff, regional reports | Local


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Student coalition voices concern over KKK sign in Dahlonega

A business owner's decision to put a Ku Klux Klan banner on a downtown building has led to several days of protests, and now ...

February 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Gainesville mayor delivers upbeat ‘state of the city’

Gainesville has come a long way from the depths of the Great Recession when the economy tanked and projects screeched to a halt for lack ...

February 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Airport upgrades could start in summer

Gainesville City Manager Bryan Lackey said Tuesday he hopes improvements can begin at Lee Gilmer Airport this summer.

February 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Traffic is key issue in meeting about proposed retirement community

Plans for a massive retirement community off Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 and Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville have residents concerned about a further meltdown in traffic.

February 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Criminal justice council recommends changes to probation

State officials are recommending changes to help reduce what they say is the highest rate of felons on probation in the country.

February 21, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Poverty workshop looks to fill gaps in outreach services

Organizers are expecting a large gathering for a workshop Friday that will look at what services are available and which ones are lacking to address ...

February 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Former Hall firefighter killed off duty in tree-trimming accident

ATHENS - An Athens firefighter who previously worked as a firefighter in Hall County is dead after he was injured in a tree-trimming accident.

February 21, 2017 | From wire, Times staff reports | Local


Lakeview, Johnson teens named STAR students

Dhruv Gaur and Jackson Patrick Kelly aren't just great students. They were named STAR student school system winners, as part of the Student Teacher ...

February 21, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Gainesville City Council finalizes road being named for Deshaun Watson

It's official - the gateway to Gainesville High School between Pearl Nix Parkway and Century Place has been renamed Deshaun Watson Way in honor of ...

February 21, 2017 | | Local


Georgia DNR encouraging hunters to kill coyotes

Georgia hunters are encouraged to thin the state's population of coyotes.

February 21, 2017 | From Times staff, wire reports | Local


Oakwood citizens: Maintain small-town feel, connect with UNG campus

Keeping the small-town feel for Oakwood while finding ways to connect with the nearby University of North Georgia campus were two aspects at the forefront ...

February 20, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lula to put up signs warning of stray animals

Signs could go up soon in Lula identifying areas where the northeast Hall County city is having problems with stray animals.

February 20, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Cost of new Sardis Road compactor site nearly doubles

A project to build a new Sardis Road compactor site is running almost 100 percent over budget, Hall County commissioners learned at a work session ...

February 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Funding for Spout Springs Road widening on fast track

Hall County officials are poised to begin funneling more funds from the county's special purpose local option sales tax revenues to begin phase 1 ...

February 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Trailer returned to Boy Scouts, 2 charged in theft from church

Two men are accused of stealing a trailer belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its Boy Scouts troop. The trailer ...

February 20, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


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