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Glades Reservoir makes ‘Dirty Dozen’ waterway list

COVINGTON - A proposal to build a reservoir upstream of Lake Lanier in Hall County has landed on a state environmental group's list of 12 biggest threats to Georgia's waterways.

November 05, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Music festival funds research to keep pest from destroying hemlock trees

There's a tiny killing spree ravaging the Hemlock trees in the South.

November 05, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Advance voting slow for Tuesday’s election

Advance voting for Tuesday's elections ended Friday with few casting ballots in races for Gainesville City Council or a state House seat representing South Hall.

November 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Election apathy even affects candidates

GILLSVILLE - When people come to Jeanne Webb to get their hair cut, they usually also get a little something off their chests.

November 05, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Building case against militia requires time

In a seemingly extensive and highly covert investigation, federal authorities were able to arrest four Northeast Georgia militia members suspected of planning attacks against government buildings and employees.

November 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


I-985 roadwork likely to back up traffic near I-85 next week

A mile-long portion of Interstate 985 in Gwinnett County will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday for roadwork.

November 04, 2011 | | Local


Tadmore University engages kids with curriculum

Tadmore Elementary third-, fourth- and fifth-graders might not have to think about applying to college for several more years, but they're getting some "university" experience anyway.

November 04, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Crowd for annual Marketplace breaks record

Christmas decorations, homemade candy, unique jewelry and clothing are just a few of the things holiday shoppers will be able to purchase at the 20th anniversary of Marketplace in Gainesville.

November 04, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Flowery Branch City Council vacancy draws 3 candidates

Two people qualified Friday for the open Post 3 Flowery Branch City Council seat.

November 04, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local




Ammonia leak forces evacuation of business

A small ammonia leak at a business on Palmer Drive in Gainesville Friday afternoon led to the evacuation of all employees.

November 04, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall's home fields: Buford stadium home of 3 state title victories

There are several state championship trophies in the case at Buford High School.

November 04, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Residents discuss Spout Springs, Friendship roads projects

Transportation officials answered questions and concerns, as well as laid out additional plans Thursday night during two separate public meetings for improvement to Spout Springs and Friendship roads.

November 04, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Experts say militia members' alleged ricin attack could have been successful

Beginning this past Monday, Northeast Georgia Medical Center spent time preparing for a potential biological attack. The very same kind of attack a group of Northeast Georgia fringe militia members were allegedly plotting.

November 04, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


One qualifies to run for Flowery Branch council seat

One person has qualified so far this week for the vacant Post 3 Flowery Branch City Council seat.

November 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Answers scarce on gas leak false alarm

Little new information came to light Thursday regarding a suspected gas leak earlier this week that was a false alarm.

August 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Woman pulled from Lanier is in critical condition

A 21-year-old woman was in critical condition Thursday afternoon at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a near drowning Wednesday night in Lake Lanier.

August 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Ask The Times: Abandoned hotel for sale with commercial hopes

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by ...

August 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Ask The Times: No plans for north-south road to relieve Jesse Jewell traffic

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by ...

August 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Two men indicted in 2014 West Avenue slaying

Two men were indicted this week on murder charges in alleged connection to a 2014 shooting death on West Avenue in Gainesville.

August 17, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville High softball field to get $400,000-$500,000 in upgrades as part of Title IX settlement

About $400,000 to $500,000 is expected to be spent on improvements to the Gainesville High School softball complex over the next year as ...

August 17, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Suspected gas leak in Gainesville turns out not to be leak, some seek medical help

Liberty Utilities staff discovered a suspected gas odor Monday in Gainesville was "not due to a gas leak or any hazardous condition associated with any ...

August 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Home prices soaring in Hall County

The inventory of homes affordable to many families - those priced at $150,000 and under - are rapidly disappearing from Hall County and being supplanted with ...

August 17, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Qualifying for Gainesville elections begins Monday

A three-day window begins Monday for filing to run for mayor, city council and school board in Gainesville elections to be held Nov. 7.

August 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


NE Ga. law enforcement prepping for influx of eclipse watchers

Multiple law enforcement agencies are praying for patience and good fortune on Monday, the day of the total solar eclipse that will bring an estimated ...

August 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Slideshow: New UNG recruits get prepared for start of school year

This week is FROG Week at the University of North Georgia. FROG stands for Freshman Recruit Orientation Group. The intensive six-day training is held before ...

August 16, 2017 | | Local


Area businesses hope to capitalize on eclipse

Monday's solar eclipse is going to do more than thrill astronomy lovers.

August 16, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


$5,000 reward offered in Forsyth County Pawn smash-and-grab

August 16, 2017 | By Isabel Hughes ihughes@forsythnews.com | Local


UNG to cancel some classes for eclipse Monday

University of North Georgia officials have announced plans to cancel classes from noon to 4 p.m. Monday to give all members of the university ...

August 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Deputy: Man shot, killed in Habersham incident had ‘erratic’ behavior earlier Sunday in White County

A Cleveland man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting during a traffic stop in Habersham County Sunday morning displayed "erratic" behavior in an earlier ...

August 16, 2017 | | Local


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