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Four years after last drought, Lanier dangerously low

Four years ago this week, Georgians stood on the steps of the Capitol and asked God to make it rain.

November 19, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


LAMP Ministries provides food to needy residents

More than 200 people had something to be thankful for Saturday when they received a free meal from a local ministry.

November 19, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Enrollment down at Gainesville State, up at North Ga.

More students are enrolled in public Georgia colleges and universities than ever before.

November 18, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Ga. earns grant to boost college completion rate

As grade schools work toward getting more students in college, colleges are working toward getting more students to stay there.

November 18, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hospital could end contract with Cigna

Northeast Georgia Medical Center will become "out of network" for Cigna health insurance policyholders if a new managed care contract can't be worked out by Nov. 30.

November 18, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auction set to help Hall deputy’s daughter who was born prematurely

Some people don't believe in miracles, but Hall County sheriff's deputy Joey Haban and his wife, Kristina, have seen a miracle each day for the past 18 months.

November 18, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Gainesville submits redistricting plan to feds for review

Gainesville officials have submitted a plan to redraw its voting districts to the U.S. Department of Justice, giving residents another opportunity to comment on the proposed ward map.

November 18, 2011 | | Local


Forsyth woman charged with taking $540K from ex-employer

In what investigators are describing as a large white collar crime, a Forsyth County woman was charged Thursday afternoon with embezzling about $540,000 from her former employer.

November 18, 2011 | BY JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Family gets videos back after home robbery

Sometimes an emotional value can far outweigh any monetary value.

November 18, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Blaze chars home and displaces family of 4

A family of four was displaced Thursday morning after a fire charred their northeastern Forsyth home, officials said.

November 18, 2011 | BY JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Boomershines honored for donations, charitable efforts

Walter and Winkie Boomershine were honored Thursday at the North Georgia Community Foundation's annual Philanthropists of the Year Luncheon.

November 18, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


24-year-old man injured in Ga. 53 accident

A 24-year-old man was hospitalized late Wednesday after a two-vehicle wreck on a northeastern Forsyth County road.

November 18, 2011 | BY JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Merchandise stolen in heist returned to jeweler

Authorities have returned some of the jewelry taken this fall during a $2.5 million heist at a Buford Highway business.

November 18, 2011 | BY JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Couple gets award for volunteer work at Boys & Girls Clubs

After the gruesome murder and rape of Alexis Hawks' cousin and best friend last year, the Gainesville High School senior felt she had no other reason to live.

November 17, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Deputies search for taxi robbers

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men who robbed a taxi driver Wednesday night.

November 17, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Prisoners working on courthouse annex demolition

Prisoners are demolishing the Hall County courthouse annex.

April 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 charged in seizure of more than 400 animals in Habersham

Two Habersham County residents have each been charged with 340 counts of misdemeanor cruelty to animals after county animal control seized more than 400 dogs ...

April 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Hall unemployment falls to 4 percent in March

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in March fell to 4 percent, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures released Thursday.

April 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Oakwood family recovering after double disaster

Woken by wind, Kevin Combs paced around his home in the small hours of April 5.

April 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Families mourn loss of Gainesville women, baby in Friendship Road wreck

Since the beginning, Paige Wilson said she has "pretty much been inseparable" from her cousin Hannah Simmons since she was born.

April 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


UNG panel offers advice to immigrants encountering law enforcement

What should immigrants do if federal agents come knocking at the door, or if they are pulled over by law enforcement?

April 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Lottery winner apparently beaten, left for dead near downtown Cumming dies

April 26, 2017 | By Isabel Hughes ihughes@forsythnews.com | Local


Jefferson Police, GBI investigating body found on I-85

A Georgia Department of Transportation employee found a dead man with a gunshot wound to the head in a car Wednesday along Interstate 85 in ...

April 26, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Flowery Branch considers pedestrian link between roundabout, Lake Lanier

Flowery Branch is looking at developing a pedestrian link between its downtown roundabout and Lake Lanier.

April 26, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall superintendent aiming for larger employee pay raises

Hall County Schools Superintendent Will Schofield said a recent 3 percent cut in expenses could pave the way for a 2.5 percent raise for ...

April 26, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Authorities: Woman distracted by radio causes wreck that snarls Dawsonville Highway traffic

A woman distracted by her radio caused a wreck that backed up Dawsonville Highway traffic for most of Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

April 26, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Police: Man found hiding in pharmacy by cleaning staff

A Gainesville man was found hiding under a table inside a Gainesville pharmacy, police said.

April 26, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Committee keeps close tabs on SPLOST VII funding

Members of the SPLOST VII Citizen Review Committee take their job seriously.

April 26, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall Fire adding security measures amid statewide station thefts

After fire station theft reports in neighboring counties, Hall County Fire Services said it would be increasing security measures.

April 26, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Mexican diplomat feels at home in Gainesville

Since being named Consul General of the Mexican Consulate in Atlanta last summer, Javier Diaz admits he wanted to know more about this place called ...

April 26, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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