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Islands resort dedicates new wastewater plant for coming growth

Inside a building meant for treating waste, the Lake Lanier Islands Development Authority celebrated the possibility of new things Friday.

January 16, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local

Forsyth County residents butt heads on future of Bethel Park

Fred Baumann enjoys walking his dog at Bethel Park. He doesn't want people to look back years from now and wonder why Forsyth County didn't preserve access to the site on Lake Lanier.

January 15, 2010 | Alyssa LaRenzie Times regional staff | Local

Stimulus money covers Jefferson road project

JEFFERSON - Federal stimulus funds are officially at work in Jackson County on a roadway resurfacing project, according to Georgia Department of Transportation officials.

January 15, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local

Hall juvenile court trains volunteers to work with truant students

Walter Rucker can remember when a Gainesville city truant officer put the fear of God into teenagers playing hooky from school.

January 15, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local

Parenting columnist to speak in Gainesville

The North Hall Community Education Foundation has scheduled an event Thursday featuring syndicated parenting columnist John Rosemond.

January 15, 2010 | Jessica Jordan | Local

Newtown Florist Club expands MLK holiday

After 40 years of celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream with a march through the streets of Gainesville, the Newtown Florist Club is shaking things up a bit.

January 15, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local

East Hall teen injured in ATV accident

A 13-year-old East Hall boy was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital today following a serious crash on an all-terrain vehicle.

January 15, 2010 | From staff reports | Local

Ex-deputy indicted in child molestation case

A Hall County grand jury returned a child molestation indictment against a former internal affairs officer for the Hall County Sheriff's Office this week.

January 15, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local

Puppies from the humane society practice philanthropy

There is now a waiting list for the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia's popular pet therapy program.

January 15, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local

Ethics code draft gets scrapped

Hall County commissioners decided Thursday to scrap the work they had done on a proposed ethics code after agreeing with its critics that it lacked teeth.

January 15, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local

Commission chairman talks water, taxes in annual speech

FLOWERY BRANCH - Dismissing moves to resolve the tri-state battle over Lake Lanier's water, Board of Commissioners Chairman Tom Oliver touted in his State of Hall County speech Thursday sped-up plans to build the Glades Farm Reservoir.

January 15, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local

Forsyth interested in Glades reservoir

Forsyth County plans to take neighboring Hall County up on an offer to participate in the planning and pursuit of the Glades Farm Reservoir.

January 15, 2010 | Alyssa LaRenzie Times regional staff | Local

EPD fines Gainesville over ’09 sewage overflows

The state's Environmental Protection Division fined the Gainesville Public Utilities Department for unpermitted discharges last year into Limestone Creek and Lake Lanier.

January 14, 2010 | From staff reports | Local

Humane society announces kids art contest

The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is holding its third annual "Be Kind to Animals Week" kids art contest.

January 14, 2010 | From staff reports | Local

Icy road led to 2 deaths in Dahlonega

Last week's icy weather directly contributed to the death of two people in Dahlonega, officials said Thursday.

January 14, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local

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Sanders joins Longstreet Clinic's Oakwood office

October 11, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Guilty verdict a relief to slain taxi driver’s colleagues

With a life prison sentence for a Gainesville woman Thursday, Erbey Rebollar said he hopes the message is clear.

October 11, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Syversen joins Times as director of sales, marketing

Jenny Syversen, a veteran advertising and marketing executive, has joined The Times as director of sales and marketing.

October 11, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Disability group readies for South Hall development despite opposition

Adele Cardillo had a very personal reason for wanting an organization that serves developmentally disabled adults to succeed in getting the government's green light ...

October 11, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Gainesville council candidates weigh in on issues in 4-way race for seat

It took some time for candidates to come forward after Gainesville Councilwoman Myrtle Figueras announced this summer that she would not seek re-election to the ...

October 11, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Times launches digital marketing agency for businesses

The Web is wide open for business.

October 11, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

Mule Camp offers 'really cool stuff' despite soggy morning

Each year, Mule Camp Market grows, attracting people outside the Gainesville area like Mary Beth Simmons of Habersham County.

October 10, 2015 | Elise Perkins | Local

Skeet shooters celebrate Second Amendment at GOP event

Shouting to each other over the din of rifle fire, elected officials and Second Amendment advocates took aim at clay discs soaring over an expansive ...

October 10, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

Rain doesn’t dampen spirits at Special Olympics State Games

Cassius Walton couldn't be happier.

October 10, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

You Heard it here: Gainesville High (and Times) alum gets Emmy

It's not unusual for alums of The Times to go on to award-winning careers, but we can't recall one ever winning an Emmy ...

October 10, 2015 | | Local

Hurry to get some cheap reads while you can

The sixth annual Giant Book Sale continues today and Sunday at the old Regions Bank building, 111 Green St. The sale hours are 10 a ...

October 10, 2015 | Clark Leonard | Local

Hall coroner: Crash caused death of driving instructor

The death of a Gainesville motorist last week was declared an accident, according to Hall County Coroner Marion Merck's office.

October 10, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

2 longtime residents seek Oakwood council post

Both a political newcomer and a current planning commissioner will soon vie for the Post 2 spot on the Oakwood city council, which was recently ...

October 10, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

'Courage, skill and joy' - Special Olympics gets underway

Hundreds of athletes from across Georgia donned bright T-shirts and cheerful smiles, laughing, dancing and singing as they filled the stands in Gainesville Middle School.

October 10, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local

Oliver North headlines Boys & Girls Clubs’ Gala

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County have a well-known military figure, author and television host headlining their sold-out Futures for Kids Gala on Tuesday ...

October 10, 2015 | Clark Leonard | Local

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