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Chamber of Commerce program pairs students with business leaders

As an Eagle Scout, John Webster has proven himself to be a leader, but he says there are still more things to be learned.

August 24, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Science center in Elachee is offering Master Naturalist classes

When Bill Dickey was a kid in the metro Atlanta area, he'd escape to the woods behind his house to watch the animals and experience nature.

August 24, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Hall County completes purchase of Liberty Mutual building

Before the county relocates many of its operations out of downtown Gainesville, a lot shuffling will need to take place.

August 24, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


History center to expand Veterans Day program to include in-school visits

Area students may not have to leave their classroom seats this Veterans Day to see and hear living history.

August 24, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall teacher brings home ‘eye-opening’ science ideas

More students need to know about careers in science and engineering, and Hall County teacher Kathy Mellette plans to help.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Couple arrested in connection with AC unit thefts

In a crime unusual in even a down economy, the Gainesville Police Department has arrested two people it believes are responsible for the theft of several air conditioning units around the city.

August 24, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


DOT leader to meet with area planners about road tax

A top official with the Georgia Department of Transportation plans to meet with local leaders Sept. 14 about the state's plans for the 1-cent sales tax for transportation.

August 24, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Georgia wins $400 million Race to the Top grant

Georgia finally finished the race.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Jaemor Farm Market gives Northeast Ga. peach treats

Peaches are big business in Georgia. And they're big business for Northeast Georgia's Jaemor Farm Market.

August 24, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hall buys building on Browns Bridge for offices

Hall County has finalized the purchase of the Liberty Mutual building on Browns Bridge Road and plans to move a number of departments over to the new facility starting in 2011.

August 24, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Immigrants prepare for citizenship at weekly class

Freedom.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Judge: Hall can’t build N. Hall library yet; park OK

Hall County Superior Court Judge C. Andrew Fuller issued a temporary injunction on the construction of the North Hall library and community center at a hearing Monday.

August 24, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Hall schools may cut furlough day

As Hall County students started their third week of classes, the school board got back to debating budget issues.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Conference focusing on Georgia issues

A group of Georgia leaders plans to meet Wednesday in Macon for a conference on issues facing the state and possible solutions to pressing challenges.

August 24, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Times intern headed to UK

Mimi Ensley will take a step back in time to explore her literary interests.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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Rape kits now being submitted to GBI regardless of investigation's status

Ahead of a bill signed by Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday, some 160 rape kits have been sent by Gainesville and Hall County law enforcement ...

April 27, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Atlanta Street public housing residents struggle to find affordable homes with vouchers

The move from Atlanta Street is proving to be a mixed blessing for several single mothers.

April 27, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Health care fields most popular for Hall County Schools' Honors Mentorship Program

Health care and education made up nearly half of the presentations at Hall County Schools' Honors Mentorship Night on Wednesday. More than 60 students presented ...

April 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Abandoned North Forsyth subdivision saga coming to close with demolition

The demolition of a long-ago abandoned and unfinished subdivision in North Forsyth County could be completed soon, though some headaches will remain for county officials.

April 27, 2016 | By Kayla Robins krobins@forsythnews.com | Local


Gainesville City Schools cafeterias perfect on inspections

The cafeterias for Gainesville City Schools have received perfect scores on their annual health inspections for the first time in more than 10 years, the ...

April 27, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville High to join pilot program with Comcast, GPB

"Gainesville's TV station" could be the result of a pilot project that will involve audio and video technology students from Gainesville High School. That ...

April 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Flowery Branch names new interim solicitor to represent city

A South Hall resident who practices law in Lawrenceville was named Flowery Branch's interim solicitor Wednesday morning.

April 27, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Water, Glades’ fate flow at GOP debate among Hall commission candidates

Water is life. In Hall County, it's also money.

April 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Student spending: Hall, Gainesville below state, national averages

Georgia spends less per student than the national average, Georgia Department of Education spokesman Matt Cardoza said. And Hall County and Gainesville schools fall below ...

April 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville teacher among 10 finalists for Georgia Teacher of the Year award

Heather McConnell, special education teacher at Gainesville Middle School, is one of the 10 finalists for the 2017 Georgia Teacher of the Year award.

April 26, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens announces campaign to ‘unmask’ sex traffickers

With Atlanta as one of the largest centers of sex trafficking in the country, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens announced Tuesday a campaign to target ...

April 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Woman, pet attacked by pack of dogs

Carly Sharec and her nearly 9-year-old miniature Schnauzer, Bowser, were out for their morning walk just after 8:30 a.m. Saturday when a pack ...

April 26, 2016 | By Michele Hester mhester@dawsonnews.com | Local




U.S. Rep. Doug Collins sets up meeting with Windstream over customer service concerns

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, said in a statement Tuesday that he will meet with Windstream officials on May 9 to discuss the company ...

April 26, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hoschton bank robbery suspect being sought

A bank robbery suspect is being sought by the Jackson County Sheriff's Department after a Monday afternoon incident at Hamilton State Bank, located at ...

April 26, 2016 | By LeAnne Akin lakin@clickthepaper.com | Local


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