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Hall commissioners back to business in first '12 meeting

Hall County will consider establishing a "foreclosure registry" that would hold foreclosed property owners accountable for upkeep.

January 13, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


3 area schools snag extra federal money

Fourteen area schools were designated Georgia Title I Distinguished Schools by the state Department of Education on Thursday.

January 13, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Police chases create difficult situations for sheriff’s office

Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies and patrol cars have been put to the test in two high-speed chases across county lines in the past two weeks.

January 13, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Suspect in armored truck robbery lied to police

A man charged in the armed robbery of an armored truck in Oakwood on Wednesday, who along with two other suspects led police on a wild chase across county lines, now faces an additional charge after providing a fake name.

January 13, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


North Hall Middle takes a trip back in time

There was not a time in history where Jacques Cousteau, Marilyn Monroe, Cleopatra and Gen. George Patton were all under one roof.

January 12, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Flowery Branch budget process to start soon

Flowery Branch is gearing up for a new budget season.

January 12, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Snow falling in mountains as cold moves in

It's been an unusually balmy January so far, but you'll need to pull that heavy coat back out of the closet: Winter is back and a cold, blustery weekend awaits.

January 12, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Food Lion to close stores in Gainesville, Jefferson

Food Lion announced Thursday that it is closing 113 stores nationwide, including stores in Gainesville and Jefferson.

January 12, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Process under way to revamp City Park

City Park is getting a makeover as the construction phase is under way to build a new field house at Bobby Gruhn Field, complete with other trimmings.

January 11, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Pedestrian fatalities rare in Hall despite national increase

It may not be the busiest city, but Gainesville has its fair share of pedestrian travel.

January 11, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Man charged in last month's explosives incident

A Dahlonega man questioned last month after an explosive device was found in his vehicle at a Dawsonville gas station has been charged in connection with the incident.

January 11, 2012 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Brenau’s Early College program receives nod from SACS

Brenau's Early College program continues to move forward, furthered by its recent recognition by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

January 11, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Johnson High students learn how to solve crimes with physics, biology

Ninth-grade students in the Johnson International Scholars Academy got a crash course in forensics Wednesday, successfully solving a kidnapping.

January 11, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Three suspects in armored car robbery caught

Reminiscent of a Hollywood movie scene, three suspects led Hall County authorities Wednesday on a chase into Gwinnett County after allegedly robbing an armored vehicle just in front of the Walmart in Oakwood.

January 11, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Autopsy shows dead man at fire may have shot himself

Following an autopsy by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's crime lab, authorities determined Wednesday the man found dead Monday outside his burning Flowery Branch home died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

January 11, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Family offers their version of Thursday shooting

Every night since last week's shooting, Jennifer Harris said she has nightmares of bullets coming at her "for no reason."

June 21, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Father, 6-year-old son drown in Lumpkin County

A father and his 6-year-old son drowned Tuesday afternoon while sliding off a rock at Dicks Creek Falls in the Chattahoochee National Forest.

June 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


$45K of meth, stolen rifle seized in bust

More than $45,000 worth of methamphetamine was seized by Hall County and Gainesville's anti-drug task force in a Tuesday bust.

June 21, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

DUNWOODY - Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that ...

June 21, 2017 | By Bill Barrow and Kathleen Foody Associated Press | Local


Major music licensing company flags Lula

Lula, with a population of less than 3,000 residents, can no longer fly under the radar.

June 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


What we know and don't know about last week’s shooting

A child and deputy were injured in an exchange of gunfire last week in East Hall.

June 20, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Live in a city? You could get a county tax break

If you live in a city in Hall County, your property tax bill could drop next year depending on what happens in in the next ...

June 20, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


New Habitat ReStore location features price cuts

As the Habitat For Humanity of Hall County ReStore settles back into its former Murphy Boulevard location after a year at 975 Chestnut St., officials ...

June 20, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Tri-county self-taxing district paying for multi-use paths

As area governments are raising or proposing to raise taxes, a small cluster of Braselton businesses is chipping in a little extra to improve connectivity ...

June 20, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lula leaders OK new budget with no new taxes

When Mayor Milton Turner opened the floor to public comments, no one from among the handful of residents who attended Monday night's meeting had ...

June 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Daytime Boling Bridge lane closure set for Tuesday

Boling Bridge on Ga. 53 will close to a single lane of traffic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

June 19, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


4 new expenses in Gainesville school system budget

Pay raises and insurance and retirement benefit increases for employees, along with an increase in money for textbooks and other instructional needs, are the biggest ...

June 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


County nixes retail hopes for Sardis-Ledan intersection

Hall County isn't counting on commercial development at the Sardis and Ledan roads intersection for the next five years.

June 19, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Mother, Oakwood officer help save wheelchair-bound man from fire

An early-morning fire Monday in Oakwood left an elderly woman and her adult son, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, without their home of eight ...

June 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Oakwood eyeing downtown ‘town center’

Oakwood is hoping to develop city-owned property near downtown as a "town center."

June 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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