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House, Senate committees OK new maps

ATLANTA - The Georgia House has approved a plan to redraw the state's 180 House districts, a proposal that would force 20 incumbents to face off against each other.

August 16, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


Jacobs looks forward to first year as North Georgia president

Bonita Jacobs expressed excitement this afternoon, the day before classes start at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega.

August 16, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Police aim to help businesses guard against thieves

With armed robberies at two different local convenience stores this past week, store owners likely have safety on the mind. And Gainesville Police have something to help.

August 16, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Corps sends extra water from Lake Lanier downstream

As Tropical Storm Gert appears headed out to sea, the Hall County area's rain deficit gets larger and the water level at Lake Lanier keeps dropping.

August 16, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


3 state representatives want fewer districts in Hall

ATLANTA - The three state representatives from Hall County say they are working to change the legislative maps for the state.

August 16, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Man found at gas station Friday died of natural causes

A man found dead in a parking lot Friday died of natural causes, authorities said Monday.

August 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville school board may set millage rate next week

The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education might begin the process of setting its millage rate as early as next week.

August 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Transportation panel now to decide final projects list

The deadline passed Monday for regions throughout Georgia to produce a recommended list of road projects for next year's transportation tax referendum.

August 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Food bank breaks ground on new logistics center

Work will begin soon on the new 20,000-square-foot Georgia Mountain Food Bank's Boomershine Family Logistics Center.

August 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Senior programs stretched from cuts

Without Meals on Wheels or the Senior Life Center, Gainesville resident Michael Chrystal would spend most of his days sitting at home alone.

August 15, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


DOT sign program draws slim response

Since Georgia announced a memorial marker program Feb. 8, 16 signs have gone up statewide - none in Hall County.

August 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville school system may approve new facilities plan

The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education completed a five-year facility plan in 2010, but recent developments have the board looking at creating a new one this year.

August 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


History center shows how school was different during the 19th century

The teacher rings the school bell and students fill into the little classroom. In this classroom there are no books or desks.

August 15, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Gainesville ward map may be OK’d Tuesday

After weeks of debate and discussion, the Gainesville City Council may approve its new ward map at Tuesday's council meeting.

August 14, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


'The Bachelorette' star settles in after return to Cumming

When guests enter Giorgio's Restaurant, they may get to meet reality TV star Constantine Tzortzis of "The Bachelorette" fame.

August 14, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


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Owner to seek historic board’s OK for new downtown Flowery Branch building

Plans for a new downtown Flowery Branch retail and office building are still in the works, but the owner must first get an OK from ...

January 21, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Memorabilia pours in for GHS 125th anniversary event

Two veteran Red Elephant alumni are planning a trip down memory lane when Gainesville High School celebrates its 125th anniversary next month.

January 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Man accused of fleeing authorities, abandoning 2 pounds meth on Dawsonville Highway

A Forest Park man threw 2 pounds of meth out of his car while fleeing authorities Thursday on Dawsonville Highway, according to the Multi-Agency Narcotics ...

January 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local




Flowery Branch residents in D.C. for inauguration not deterred by protesters

For Flowery Branch residents Ben and Jessica Frye the inauguration of President Donald Trump was a "once-in-a-lifetime" event.

January 20, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Forsyth family honored to witness inauguration in D.C.

Though the atmosphere at Friday's presidential inauguration was subdued, even solemn, the joy experienced by the O'Neal family, who live in Forsyth County ...

January 20, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Drugs worth $77,500 found at North Hall home

A Gainesville man was arrested Thursday after authorities found 1½ pounds of methamphetamine at a home in North Hall.

January 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Survey to help search for new superintendent

Gainesville school officials are seeking the public's input on what qualities community stakeholders deem important in choosing the system's next superintendent.

January 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Local residents weigh in, things to watch as Trump takes oath

Things to watch

January 20, 2017 | | Local


Northeast Georgia Health System celebrates Barrow location

WINDER - For Northeast Georgia Health System President and CEO Carol Burrell, who grew up in Barrow County, Thursday's open house at the new Northeast ...

January 20, 2017 | By LeAnne Akin For The Times | Local


Chestatee Academy student wins Hall County Spelling Bee

Chestatee Academy eighth-grader Grant Smith won the Hall County Spelling Bee on Thursday at the Academies of Discovery campus.

January 19, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Home schooling open house attracts interest

The fellowship hall at New Haven Church became a learning center Thursday for parents considering home schooling their children.

January 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Bond denied for man charged with vehicular homicide in 3-year-old’s death

A Cleveland man charged with first-degree vehicular homicide in the death of a 3-year-old child Tuesday was denied bond.

January 19, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Free tax filing available for some each Friday during tax season

The Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center will be providing a space for Brenau University to prepare and e-file tax returns at no charge for households earning ...

January 19, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Pattillo continues development in Hall despite recent contract termination

A purchase and sales agreement for the Gainesville Business Park has been terminated at the request of the developer, Pattillo Industrial Real Estate's holding ...

January 19, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


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