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Hall school board members take office

New and veteran members of the Hall County School Board were sworn into office Tuesday night.

January 19, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


DOT on snowstorm: ‘We know we can improve’

Georgia Department of Transportation workers' response to last week's snow and ice storm was "valiant," but the department also has ideas on how to improve future winter weather responses, top state transportation officials said today.

January 19, 2011 | | Local


Schools decide on makeup day

School children who enjoyed an unexpected break last week now have to make up those snow days.

January 19, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Northeast Georgia has 'abnormally dry' winter so far

It snowed Christmas Day. Last week, snow and ice made roads impassable. Rain and, yes, snow, is in the forecast this week.

January 19, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


DOT has spent $2.4M on snow cleanup so far

The Georgia Department of Transportation has shattered a record of weather cleanup costs, at least in Northeast Georgia.

January 19, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fire damages mobile home

Fire significantly damaged a mobile home on Clarks Bridge Road late Tuesday afternoon.

January 19, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall teens among 20 arrested at party

Twenty young people, including two from Hall County, were arrested early Saturday morning and charged with underage drinking following a number of complaints about a loud party on Cooks Road in Barrow County.

January 19, 2011 | Times regional staff | Local


Riverside Pharmacy celebrates 57 years

Jo Ann Adams remembers a time when prescriptions were filled by hand, when she carefully poured powders into capsules behind the counter at Riverside Pharmacy. They pounded out labels on typewriters, she said, and wrote out every ticket.

January 19, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Council approves Mundy Mill apartments

The Gainesville City Council decided Tuesday that it's time for the Mundy Mill development to move forward.

January 19, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Three weekend robberies reported

Officers are continuing to investigate three weekend robberies, which they say appear unrelated.

January 19, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Woman injured in accidental shooting

A woman shot herself in the foot 11 a.m. today outside her home on the 3300 block of Clark's Bridge Road.

January 18, 2011 | | Local


King’s words inspire at panel discussion

At a panel discussion Monday, a group of local leaders called on the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to help them reflect on the state of their community.

January 17, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Residents come together to honor Dr. King’s legacy

A group walking down his street signaled "vivid dreams and memories," Kenneth Roberts said, of when he refused to stand up from an Atlanta lunch counter, and marched arm-in-arm through the streets, rallying for civil rights.

January 17, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Warmer temperatures to help make snow, ice disappear

For those tired of seeing the ice and snow remaining from last week's storm, help is on the way.

January 17, 2011 | Melissa Weinman | Local


North Hall man on clean water mission

Jack Wehmiller calls them the "invisible poor," Haitians who fled the country after the January 2010 earthquake and now are barely surviving in neighboring Dominican Republic.

January 17, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Traffic alert: Winder Highway shut down near Braselton due to crash

Winder Highway (Ga. 53) is closed at J.J. Lott Road near Braselton due to a vehicle crash. Traffic is being affected in both directions.

July 26, 2016 | | Local


Hall high school students score better on Georgia Milestones tests

Hall County school leaders were generally satisfied with the Georgia Milestones test results released Tuesday, while Gainesville school leaders pointed to student demographics to explain ...

July 26, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


3 convicted in string of jewelry store heists across South

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Three Georgia men face up to life in prison after being found guilty following a federal trial in the Florida Panhandle on ...

July 26, 2016 | From Times staff, wire reports | Local


Gainesville attorney Ashley Bell brings criminal justice forum to Democratic Convention

As a black Republican, Gainesville attorney and former Hall County commissioner, Ashley Bell is in a unique position to address criminal justice reform - which has ...

July 25, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall political observers weigh in on Democratic Convention's shaky start

Hillary Clinton's campaign sought to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' loyal supporters, turning to some of ...

July 25, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Testimony: Brass knuckle assault suspect thought mother was abused by victim

A Hall County man is accused of beating his mother's caregiver under the suspicion the mother was abused, according to testimony Monday.

July 25, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Athens Highway at Barrett Road reopened after commercial fire

Athens Highway at Barrett Road has been reopened after a commercial fire shut down the road for about two hours.

July 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Longtime South Hall pharmacy still forging ahead in era of big chains

When it opened 41 years ago in Flowery Branch, Citizens Pharmacy didn't have quite the level of competition it does now.

July 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County teachers get $100 cards to buy school supplies

Hall County classroom teachers will be able to buy $100 worth of school supplies for their classrooms and students, thanks to a renewal of an ...

July 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Man withdraws guilty plea, gets new trial in Tadmore Park shooting death

A man sentenced to life in prison without parole after a murder plea has successfully withdrawn his guilty plea and will have his case heard ...

July 25, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall commission set to award contract on last of 911 system fixes

The Hall County Board of Commissioners is looking to spend $2.5 million on software upgrades in an effort to finish up a long-anticipated overhaul ...

July 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fair Street School puts pause on IB program, will refocus on state standards

Fair Street School will change its focus this year - placing its emphasis on the Georgia Milestones and "pausing" on its International Baccalaureate program.

July 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Where those in need can get backpacks, school supplies for free

School supplies and backpacks will be a focus for families in the next two weeks as a new school year is about to start.

July 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Residents: New Elachee bridge needs room for bikes, pedestrians

The planned replacement of the Elachee Drive bridge over Interstate 985 is drawing raves, but area residents are hoping the state remembers bicyclists and pedestrians ...

July 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Evaluation of Gainesville school superintendent is ‘ongoing,’ board chair says

The future of the Gainesville city school superintendent is unknown and her evaluation has been delayed beyond the board's self-set standard.

July 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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