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Book sale is ‘huge fundraiser’ for library

The Hall County Library System is inviting all avid readers to stock up on books for as little as a dime a piece at its annual book sale this weekend.

September 17, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Winder-based bank seized by FDIC

WINDER - At 6 p.m. Friday afternoon, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. seized The Peoples Bank, which is based in Winder.

September 17, 2010 | LONA PANTER Times regional staff | Local


NGCSU offers lectures on wide range of topics

North Georgia College & State University is hosting a series of public lectures designed to both entertain and inform beginning Monday.

September 17, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Missing Flowery Branch man found safe

A Flowery Branch man reported missing Thursday was found safe Friday morning, Hall County Sheriff's officials said.

September 17, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Hall County throws efforts behind Pet Fest

Hall County is gearing up for Pet Fest, a two-day fundraiser and a first for the fledgling Hall County Animal Shelter.

September 17, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Jackson cuts 17 county positions

Jackson County cut 16 full-time positions and one half-time position Friday in preparation for a tight fiscal 2011. Three other full-time positions are now part time.

September 17, 2010 | LEANNE AKIN Times regional staff | Local


Eagles, Tigers a battle of terrain

Tonight's football matchup between the Chestatee War Eagles and Dawson County Tigers pits two teams close in driving distance and season aspirations.

September 16, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


ReadyFest to help with disaster preparation

If a disaster struck Hall County tomorrow, there would be many residents who would rely solely on emergency crews for survival.

September 16, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Our Town training aids emergency worker response

At 10 a.m. Thursday, city and county crews responded to a fire at a four-story senior living facility.

September 16, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Lakeshore Mall purchased in bankruptcy sale

Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville has new owners.

September 16, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


2 metro Atlanta men charged with trafficking marijuana

Two Conyers men were charged Wednesday with trafficking marijuana after about 24 pounds worth about $48,000 of the drug was delivered to a location in the 3600 block of Mundy Mill Road, Hall County sheriff's officials said.

September 16, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


3 Gwinnett County men charged with trafficking cocaine

Three Gwinnett County men were charged Wednesday with trafficking cocaine after about 8 ounces worth $22,400 was delivered to a location in the 3700 block of Mundy Mill Road.

September 16, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville man charged with trafficking cocaine

Merrick Kelo Harrison, 33, of Gainesville, was charged Monday with trafficking cocaine after about 2.5 ounces of crack cocaine was sold for $1,400 at a location on Tulip Drive, according to Hall County sheriff's officials.

September 16, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Fire guts mobile home

Four residents managed to safely escape a fire that destroyed their mobile home just outside Gainesville City limits Thursday night, Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said.

September 16, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Lunch raises money for food bank

In tough economic times, finding a plate of food is difficult for some families.

September 16, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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North Hall junior organizes clothing drives to benefit homeless

At first glance, Claire Kelley is a normal teenager. She is a junior at North Hall High School, she works as a lifeguard at the ...

February 09, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Oakwood OKs McEver Road rebuild

Long-awaited work on a 2-mile stretch of heavily traveled McEver Road in Oakwood is inching closer to a projected summer start.

February 08, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


North Georgia's Richard Oates awarded as distinguished administrator

Dr. Richard Oates, interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of North Georgia, was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Administrator Award ...

February 08, 2016 | | Local


Administrators propose South Hall reshuffling instead of new middle school

The Hall County School District's plan for accommodating new students appears to be a "back to the future" move that would scrap plans for ...

February 08, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Pulitzer winner, Hall resident Leslie Bassett dies at 93

Leslie Bassett, a Pulitzer Prize for music winner who lived in Flowery Branch and Oakwood in his final years, died Thursday at the age of ...

February 08, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Officials mull traffic light on Spout Springs at Sterling on the Lake

A traffic light might be on the way sooner than later on one of Hall County's busiest roadways and at one of its largest ...

February 08, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Assault suspect still missing following afternoon chase

Authorities have called off a search for a man wanted in connection with a reported assault this morning southeast of Gainesville.

February 08, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Little Black Dress Initiative to raise awareness of poverty, low-income housing

It's considered a closet staple.

February 07, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


From federal to local level, emphasis put on preventing overdoses

President Barack Obama has proposed $1.1 billion in new spending to fight an epidemic of heroin and prescription drug abuse that has taken its ...

February 07, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


'Somebody who cares': Mentors look forward to helping students

"The younger, the better," Jerry Lewis said about students to mentor at Gainesville Exploration Academy. He works with a fourth-grader.

February 07, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Medical Center marks 65th anniversary of Hall County’s original hospital

It was Sept. 1, 1951, when the 90-bed Hall County Hospital opened its doors at 743 Spring St. in Gainesville

February 07, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Two years later, Oakwood woman’s family still seeks answers to slaying

The loved ones of Holly Fox Strickland will let Chinese floating lanterns fly this weekend to honor the memory of a mother killed two years ...

February 07, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Early voting in Georgia’s presidential primary starts Monday

Now it gets real.

February 07, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Stormwater silt still a problem at North Lake Square

Repairs and improvements to stormwater detention infrastructure at the new North Lake Square shopping center on Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville have not stopped silt runoff ...

February 07, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Local man sells model planes to afford future he never planned

Ray Lawson lived his life like there was no tomorrow.

February 07, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


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