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Freeze warning issued for parts of Northeast Georgia

Forecasters issued a freeze warning for Hall, Forsyth, Banks and Jackson counties, along with other parts of central and eastern Georgia early today and a freeze watch is in effect for early Saturday.

November 10, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville shoppers may be able to buy Sunday alcohol by December

Gainesville residents may know when they can start buying alcohol on Sundays after the City Council's December meeting.

November 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


McEver kids learn science, vocabulary through planting

Two years ago, McEver Arts Academy first-grade teacher Angie Stephens decided to create a school garden.

November 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Brenau awards two for service to university, community

Brenau University bestowed its two highest nonacademic honors Thursday night during the President's Club dinner at the Chattahoochee Country Club.

November 10, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Driver charged in fatal Forsyth scooter wreck

A Buford man has been charged in connection with a fatal wreck last week.

November 10, 2011 | | Local


Businesses unsure about Sunday alcohol sales

Flowery Branch shoppers might be able to buy wine with their cheese, milk, eggs and bread as early as next Sunday now that an alcohol sales referendum in the city passed.

November 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Pendergrass votes 55.1 percent against Sunday alcohol sales

Pendergrass on Tuesday voted down the Sunday sale of packaged alcohol. It was one of only a few in the state to do so.

November 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Challenge gets local kids moving

When Beyoncé Knowles says to shuffle, put your knees up and jump rope, Chestnut Mountain Elementary School listens.

November 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Carter earns leadership award

Doug Carter, president and CEO of Gainesville's Don Carter Realty and 2011 chairman of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, recently received the Frederick B. Kerr Service Award.

November 10, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Sugar in flavored milk at school an issue for some

When you give a kid a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, chances are he'll want a carton of milk to go with it.

November 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall to double support of hospital bonds

Hall County officials are close to a deal with Northeast Georgia Medical Center to increase the county's support of a future hospital in South Hall.

November 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Spec building construction to start in Dec. at business park

Pattillo Industrial Real Estate plans to begin construction on a 77,100-square-foot speculative building in the Gainesville Business Park next month and Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce officials are already promoting it to businesses that could add jobs to the community.

November 10, 2011 | Mike Hill | Local


Militia suspects plead not guilty to attack charges

Four suspected members of a fringe Northeast Georgia militia group pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of plotting attacks against the government.

November 09, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


United Way more than halfway to $1.8 million goal

United Way of Hall County has raised more than 50 percent of its $1.8 million goal for 2011.

November 09, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


State grants 5-year permit for Flowery Branch sewer plant

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has issued a five-year permit for Flowery Branch to operate a small sewer plant at Cinnamon Cove, a condominium complex about three miles from town.

November 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Gainesville public safety academy to start in May

Gainesville's police and fire departments will soon offer their 10-week program highlighting the often unseen aspects of the public safety organizations.

April 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Oakwood eyeing study of potential intersection fixes

Oakwood is looking at the potential for intersection improvements citywide, ranging from turning radius fixes to a roundabout at the post office on Main Street.

April 23, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Three Hall County students named Georgia Scholars

Last Tuesday, Johnson High School seniors Jackson Kelly and Madison Stewart were among three Hall County students and 183 across the state to be named ...

April 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


$350K makeover begins at Hampton Inn in Gainesville

Opened for business in time for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, the Hampton Inn on Jesse Jewell Parkway in Gainesville is getting a makeover ...

April 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Williams pick earns praise from co-workers

Colleagues who have worked with and known Jeremy Williams praised the Gainesville City Schools' lone finalist for superintendent for his interpersonal skills and innovative approaches ...

April 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Family crisis forged leadership path for Gainesville superintendent pick

BLAIRSVILLE - At age 36, Jeremy Williams is expected to be selected as the new Gainesville City School System superintendent at the board's next meeting ...

April 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


‘Welcome back’: Memorial planned for unmarked black graves

Sections 16 and 17 at the Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville have headstones with dates that go back almost 200 years, well before the Civil ...

April 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Syrian family escapes civil war for Gainesville

Walking along the walls of the embattled Syrian city of Homs, Hadi Alhawari and his uncle could see bombs and snipers on the way to ...

April 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Investment expert: ‘Adapt or die’ to tech changes

Bob Willis' words were pretty strong: In the ever-changing world of technological advances, businesses must learn to "adapt or die."

April 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ga. 365 sewer project could be ‘game changer’ for growth

With thousands of acres ripe for development, a new frontier of Hall County may open up with a massive sewer project that's now under ...

April 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Antique lovers savor variety at Braselton festival

Items both vintage and creative will be on display at the Braselton Antique & Artisan Festival on Sunday in downtown Braselton.

April 22, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Local


This Bear keeps getting bigger: Dahlonega fills for mountain festival

DAHLONEGA - Now in it's 21st year, Bear on the Square is even bigger and better. This year, the mountain festival added a Moonlight Jam ...

April 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


March of Dimes participants pound the pavement for healthy babies

Turning pain into purpose was part of the March of Dimes' goal at their March for Babies run and walk Saturday in downtown Gainesville.

April 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


With recyclables, green is the color of money

The clothes on your back, the house above your head, the phone in your hand - it's all trash.

April 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville gets up to $25,000 for biogas feasibility study

The Gainesville Department of Water Resources is getting up to $25,000 from the state to help pay for a biogas feasibility study at its ...

April 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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