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Hall County looking to thwart car tag cheats

Hall County is looking under every rock for ways to pull in a little more revenue this year.

December 20, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Gifts for children in need still missing

The Veterans & Community Outreach Foundation is still reeling after an intruder stole the Christmas gifts the organization collected for 30 needy children.

December 20, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Truck carrying hairspray catches fire at Gainesville business

Gainesville firefighters are trying to determine what caused a tractor-trailer filled with hair spray cans to catch fire at a business Monday.

December 20, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


6 teens arrested in James Street burglary case

Six Gainesville teenagers have been charged with attempted burglary.

December 20, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Food, family big part of Venezuela native’s Christmas

Aside from his work on the annual "Christmas is One Language" concert, Enrique Montiel's holiday preparations in Gainesville are low-key - maybe a wreath on the door, but that's about it.

December 19, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Another major South Hall road project is taking shape

Friendship Road and Lanier Islands Parkway are Hall County's next big home for orange barrels.

December 19, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall cities focus on keeping traffic moving on local roads

Flowery Branch used to have zero dollars pledged to its roads program.

December 19, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hawk lands at Cleveland zoo

When Alexander Larsen decided to join the Air Force, he was faced with some tough realities. Changing careers. Moving to a new state. Not seeing his friends and family for two years.

December 19, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Hall road needs have outstripped funding ability

Here's Hall County's situation.

December 19, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Teens put their own spin on ‘Cinderella’

Once upon a time, a gingerbread girl was anxiously awaiting the town party. But her dreams may be dashed by a mean-spirted butterscotch, who is committed to stopping her.

December 19, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Gainesville to improve Hall water mains

Gainesville's public utilities department is moving forward with plans to improve water mains along 17 roads across the county.

December 19, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


STARTING TUESDAY: The Times Interview

Starting Tuesday, political reporters Carolyn Crist and Melissa Weinman begin a series on one-on-one interviews with some of the state's biggest newsmakers who happen to call Northeast Georgia home.

December 19, 2010 | | Local


Students told to brace for HOPE changes

Gov.-elect Nathan Deal says dramatic changes could be ahead for Georgia's HOPE Scholarship program to help counter an alarming shortfall.

December 19, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Panel ready to push immigration bills

After wrapping up its final meeting this week, the Special Joint Committee on Immigration Reform is prepared for the immigration legislation that is almost certain to come up when the General Assembly meets in January.

December 19, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


As county grows, roads become clogged

Although now he can't travel around Hall County without being interrupted by a traffic signal every few blocks, Andrew Morters remembers when things were quite different.

December 19, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


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Most power restored after outage knocks out traffic signals, businesses in downtown Gainesville

A power outage knocked out several traffic signals Thursday in Gainesville along both E.E. Butler and Jesse Jewell parkways and affected other downtown sites ...

August 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Starbucks opening Friday morning on Thompson Bridge Road

Coffee lovers have another reason to smile. The Starbucks on Thompson Bridge Road opens at 5 a.m. Friday.

August 25, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Metro Gainesville unemployment rate unchanged in July

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.6 percent from June to July in statistics released by the Georgia Department of Labor. The ...

August 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville school board, Creel agree on contract in closed meeting

The Gainesville Board of Education and Wanda Creel, superintendent for the city schools, have reached an agreement about her contract, but the details of that ...

August 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


GO VIDEO: Get some BBQ from these local restaurants

Savannah King ranks local BBQ restaurants with emojis in this week's episode of GO. Emojis provided for free by emojione.com.

August 24, 2016 | | Local


Family honors 100-year-old matriarch with birthday party

Dozens gathered at the Fair Street Neighborhood Center on Wednesday night in Gainesville to honor the 100-year-old Dora Nowells, who has spent eight decades in ...

August 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Man sentenced to life in prison for 2010 East Hall mobile home park murder

A man on the lam for six years pleaded guilty Wednesday to the 2010 murder of a man at an East Hall mobile home park.

August 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville man charged in 'erratic crime spree,' accused of brandishing gun, kidnapping baby

A Gainesville man is accused of threatening people with an AK-47 rifle and kidnapping a baby, police said.

August 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Braselton hospital prepares for new labor unit with mock scenario

The brand-new, still-unopened labor and delivery unit at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton was busy with activity Wednesday.

August 24, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Three Hall schools top state, national ACT scores

Three of Hall County's schools scored above the 2016 state and national averages on the ACT this year.

August 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce seeking Most Fit Company nominations

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its Most Fit Company Awards, which will be presented Oct. 5 at the HealthSmart Breakfast ...

August 24, 2016 | | Local


Oakwood updating city cemetery, trying to find where bodies are buried

Whenever someone asks about plots in the City Cemetery, Oakwood City Clerk Tangee Puckett has to pull out a yellowed, torn and rumpled map.

August 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Judge denies self-defense immunity for man accused of shooting wife's alleged stalker

A Superior Court judge denied the self-defense immunity motion filed by a Buford man accused of shooting another man in his leg and jaw.

August 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville man charged in home invasion, assault

A Gainesville man is charged with entering an apartment and pointing a gun at four people, police said.

August 23, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Groups seek flexibility after changes in septic permitting

Harold Kilgore wants options. That was his message to the Hall County Board of Health on Tuesday.

August 23, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


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