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Students gain insight into veterans’ experiences

History books remember Gen. Walter Bedell Smith as one of then-Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's fiercest chiefs of staff during World War II.

February 09, 2010 | Amanda Woodruff | Local


Former Gainesville attorney suspended

A former Gainesville attorney was suspended from the practice of law for two years this week after five former clients filed grievances against him.

February 09, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Toll lane experts to speak at Atlanta forum

Nationwide experts on high-occupancy toll lanes - such as those planned for Interstate 85 in Gwinnett and DeKalb counties - plan to talk about programs in their communities during a forum set for Tuesday in Atlanta.

February 09, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Hall schools OK furlough days

The Hall County Board of Education approved April 2 as a half furlough day at its work session Monday.

February 09, 2010 | Amanda Woodruff | Local


Commissioners to discuss ethics later this month

The Hall County Board of Commissioners will hear a report on ethics at its last board meeting in February.

February 09, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Head Start begins accepting applications March 1

The Hall County Head Start program will begin accepting applications for the 2010-11 school year on March 1.

February 09, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Man arrested over January Barker Road burglary

Hall County Sheriff's Office investigators have arrested a Gainesville man they believe is responsible for a January burglary on Baker Road.

Clyde Jess Reeves III, 33, has been charged with burglary and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Investigators also recovered from Reeves' possession a tool box and assorted jewelry that was taken from the home during the burglary.

February 09, 2010 | | Local


Man arrested in burglary at church

Hall County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in connection to a burglary Sunday morning at Lakeview Hills Baptist Church on Dawsonville Highway.

February 09, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville Rotary Club honors Man, Woman of the Year

After he was announced Monday as the Gainesville Rotary Club's Man of the Year, dentist Ed Burnette scolded club members that they should have told him about the award beforehand.

February 09, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Oakwood moves ahead with neighborhood traffic program

Speed bumps and stop signs may not be the cure to neighborhood traffic woes.

February 09, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dances bring fathers, daughters together

For busy parents, carving out a few memory-making moments with their children can sometimes be difficult.

February 09, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Icy roads possible tonight, Wednesday

You may wake up to a wintry mix of rain, snow and sleet this morning, but the morning commute shouldn't be a problem as temperatures are expected to remain well above freezing throughout Northeast Georgia.

February 09, 2010 | Mitch Clarke | Local


Jefferson City Council addresses road condition

JEFFERSON - While waiting to hear from the Georgia Department of Transportation, the City of Jefferson has closed a portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

February 09, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Visitors bureau casts for alcohol sales at fishing tournament

Laurel Park's first major fishing tournament is coming soon.

February 09, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


France salutes Dawson County WWII vet

A Dawson County man was among 10 World War II veterans from the Southeastern United States honored recently in Atlanta.

February 07, 2010 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


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Officials: No major fireworks incidents this July 4

Fire exploded in the sky for hours Saturday night into Sunday morning, but Hall County residents stayed safe beneath the celebratory fireworks.

July 05, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Company's new Buford home has charm, grace and history

A pair of brass lions lounge at the main entrance of the Bona Allen Mansion.

July 05, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local


Times staffers put themselves to test

In the kiln of the Georgia summer heat, Sgt. Greg Cochran tried to take my doughy physique and make it into something.

July 04, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


Deputies soon must run, punch, pull to prove they can perform job well

"Get this guy off of you," Sgt. Greg Cochran repeated while positioned behind a punching bag. "He's trying to hurt you."

July 04, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


Agent Orange victims: ‘50 years later, we’re still battling’

The hum of aircraft overhead signaled to American fighters on the ground that another herbicide spraying was on its way.

July 04, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local


Property tax: Will you pay more or less?

Few things are as continually contentious in Hall County as reassessments on property values. The issue flared up again last month as the Board of Commissioners debated a budget for the 2016 fiscal year and a possible tax increase.

July 04, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall County welcomes Fourth with parades, pyrotechnics

How to celebrate American Independence?

July 04, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local


Now legal, fireworks sales go off big in Gainesville

Jason Sillay couldn't keep fireworks on the shelves Saturday.

July 04, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local


Kindergartener Addi Bales is home and cancer-free

After 32 chemo infusions, 18 blood transfusions, seven tube placements and four surgeries, during a total four months of in-hospital stay, 6-year-old Addi Bales is home and cancer-free.

July 04, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Gift puts Brenau ‘over the top’ in equipping labs

With four generations of Clevelands seated in the Brenau Downtown Center in Gainesville, Brenau President Ed Schrader thanked the family for its continued support Friday in funding the physical therapy school.

July 04, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


Ask The Times: Texts to 911 not available in Hall County

Can you send a text or picture to the Hall County 911 Emergency Communication Center? How about other 911 Emergency Communication Centers across the country, maybe in bigger cities?

July 03, 2015 | | Local


Patriotism braves the storm at annual concert

A day of rain wasn't enough to stop visitors from enjoying the sounds of freedom Friday night as the Northwinds Symphonic Band's annual Patriotic Pops concert.

July 03, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local


Area Iraq veteran struggles to get VA appointment

Chris Dorsey likes woodworking. He loses himself in the familiar motions of shaving, carving and sanding along the grain. The fresh-cut wood is intoxicating. The scent steadies his mind.

July 03, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local


Pizza shop workers get help with car damage

Mellow Mushroom on Green Street in Gainesville held a fundraiser Friday for its employees whose vehicles were damaged last weekend by an oak tree that fell in the parking lot.

July 03, 2015 | Elise Perkins | Local


Storms could fizzle the sizzle this holiday

For those looking to celebrate the Fourth of July outdoors: bring an umbrella.

July 03, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local


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