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Gifted children convention visitors learn from Hall schools

Visitors from a national convention in Atlanta sat in classrooms across Hall County Thursday to see ways the school system is prepping kids for the 21st century.

November 11, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Man gets 5 years for violation of street gang act, affray

Elborio Andrade, one of 11 defendants in an alleged gang fight that turned deadly, has been sentenced to five years in prison.

November 11, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Flowery Branch manager is optimistic about new multiplex

Flowery Branch of the future could feature intense development, including a multiscreen theater, more big-box stores and shopping centers, walking trails and downtown roads that provide easy access to Lake Lanier.

November 11, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Area residents salute service members on Veterans Day

When seeing each other, veterans often snap to attention, swinging up an arm and thrusting their hand in a sharp angle to their foreheads.

November 11, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville moves forward with water treatment plant

City workers will start preliminary repairs to water lines for the Cedar Creek water treatment plant after council members approved the idea this morning.

November 11, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Motions filed to suppress evidence in money laundering case

Attorneys representing Community Auto Center owner Quirino Garcia-Cosino and his employee Diana Peralta-Trujillo have filed motions to suppress evidence in a money laundering case against the two.

November 11, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Students get tech lesson from IBM executive

Some of the world's greatest inventors think outside of the box, Carl Engel told a group of students at Da Vinci Academy Wednesday.

November 10, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Local woman wins Keep Ga. Beautiful Award

Keep Hall Beautiful's Cindy Reed was awarded the Barbara Mason Award for Executive Director of the Year at the Keep Georgia Beautiful Awards Luncheon on Wednesday in Atlanta.

November 10, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Extending a helping hand to veterans

With the economy hurting his business, Brett Bentley found he could no longer afford health insurance.

November 10, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


United Way has raised half of fundraising goal amount

Just two months into the United Way of Hall County's annual fundraising campaign, the nonprofit is more than halfway to its $1.8 million goal.

November 10, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Deal appoints two deputy chiefs of staff

Gov.-elect Nathan Deal appointed two deputy chiefs of staff to join his administration Wednesday.

November 10, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Hall wins Clermont library lawsuit

A judge ruled late Wednesday that Hall County commissioners violated no laws when they voted to move the proposed North Hall library from Clermont to Nopone Road.

November 10, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Zac Brown Band wins New Artist of the Year at CMA Awards

The Atlanta-based Zac Brown Band, whose members include Gainesville High graduate John Hopkins and Dahlonega native Zac Brown, won the New Artist of the Year award at the 44th Annual Country Music Association Awards program in Nashville, Tenn., Wednesday night.

November 10, 2010 | From staff, wire reports | Local


2 charged with trafficking meth

Two Smyrna residents were charged Tuesday with trafficking methamphetamine after about 15 ounces of the drug, worth about $42,000, was delivered to a location on Golden Parkway in Buford, Hall County sheriff's officials said.

November 10, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Brenau University names 2 new board members

Brenau University in Gainesville recently named new members of its board of trustees.

November 10, 2010 | From staff reports | 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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