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GBI looking into 3-year-old’s death

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Lumpkin County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy found dead in his home Sunday morning.

August 30, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Art in the Square builds on its successes, readies for 7th year

On Monday afternoon, Art in the Square officials were busy painting a banner to advertise the upcoming seventh annual festival.

August 30, 2010 | Shannon Casas | Local


Gainesville moves forward on pedestrian bridge

Gainesville is preparing to move forward on a pedestrian bridge spanning heavily traveled Jesse Jewell Parkway.

August 30, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


AAA: Labor Day weekend travel should include pet restraints

This weekend, a similar scene will play out across the country as folks gear up for Labor Day weekend road trips.

August 30, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Ag race debate could focus on organic foods

Sustainable agriculture groups have seized on the opportunity of the first open agriculture commissioner seat in more than 40 years.

August 30, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Literacy program off to good start

Four weeks into the school year, 60 students are already becoming bilingual.

August 30, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Emergency preparedness training set

Most people may associate September with Labor Day, but for first responders, the month has extra significance.

August 29, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Wine, music and dancing featured at Vineyard Fest

BRASELTON - What began as a community event to showcase Georgia wines 14 years ago has grown into the international Vineyard Fest at Château Élan.

August 29, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Western Jackson County may get own Relay event

BRASELTON - The possibility that residents in western Jackson County will have a Relay for Life event of their own next year is looking like a done deal.

August 29, 2010 | KATIE DUNN Times regional staff | Local


Oakwood plans revival for roads

Oakwood is about to embark on a $200,000 effort to pave short sections of several city roads.

August 29, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Students use the web, photos to map Gainesville of old

Gainesville State College students are getting their hands on history that occurred here in Gainesville.

August 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Hall gets a boost to recycling with grant

Hall County is going green with two new environmental initiatives.

August 29, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Information lacking in 2006 slaying

More than four years ago, Raul Rodriguez got in a fight, and it ended in his death.

August 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville gets started on Midtown greenway

After more than six years of waiting, there is finally visible progress on a greenway in Gainesville's Midtown.

August 29, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Bird lovers get eyeful, earful at Elachee event

The early bird may get the worm, but if you want to be there to see the bird in action - well, you've got to get up even earlier.

August 29, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


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Braselton hospital’s obstetrics unit now due to open Sept. 12

A digital clock ticks down the seconds to the opening of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton's much-anticipated labor and delivery unit, while crews are ...

June 28, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Church, Boy Scouts respond to abuse lawsuit

A former Gainesville Scoutmaster and members of First Baptist Church named in a March civil lawsuit have filed responses, claiming the statute of limitations has ...

June 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


5 tips to avoid a fireworks accident this holiday

It's an American tradition nearly as old as the nation, lighting the night sky and burning thousands of hands and faces each year.

June 27, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Hall schools spending for raises, new positions in 2017 budget

Hall County Schools will add teaching positions because of additional students, provide raises for all employees and pay more for health insurance for non-teaching employees ...

June 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Proposed flood plain maps may affect homeowners' insurance

New preliminary flood plain maps for Hall County will be on public display Wednesday at the Hall County Government Center.

June 27, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall school system working on East Hall, North Hall, Johnson, Wauka Mountain projects this summer

Matt Cox, director of facilities for Hall County Schools, discussed four projects at East Hall, North Hall and Johnson high schools and Wauka Mountain Multiple ...

June 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


‘New’ South Hall Middle facility will have 1,500-student capacity

A two-story addition at the Academies of Discovery will bring the capacity of the former - and future - South Hall Middle School to 1,500 students ...

June 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall officials approve 2017 budget including raises, bonuses

About $1.8 million has been set aside for employee raises and bonuses in the 2017 budget Hall County commissioners approved on Monday.

June 27, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Authorities: Bicyclist dies in Sunday accident

Authorities said an Athens man riding a bicycle died Sunday afternoon in Jefferson.

June 27, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


New lanes on Friendship Road in South Hall nearly ready to open

All six lanes of the newly widened Friendship Road/Ga. 347 in South Hall should be open to traffic by Thursday, according to the Georgia ...

June 27, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County educators make personal connections in Mexico

Tamara Hammock was in a classroom in Mexico when a student she had this past year came to visit her.

June 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall officials to vote on 2017 budget proposal Monday

The Hall County Board of Commissioners will vote Monday on a proposed 2017 fiscal year budget that includes no property tax increases and earmarks money ...

June 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


GBI: Suspect tried to drown trooper before being shot, killed

A weekend Hall County police chase ended with a suspect killed by Georgia State Patrol as he tried to drown a trooper, authorities said.

June 26, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Jubilee Farm community garden provides food to homeless, hungry

It took some time for Jubilee Farm, a community garden located at the corner of Davis and Pine streets in the industrial area of Gainesville ...

June 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


RaceTrac-related road fixes at U.S. 129 and Ridge Road expected to improve traffic overall

A new right turn lane on E.E. Butler Parkway/U.S. 129 at West Ridge Road is being driven primarily by RaceTrac's construction ...

June 26, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


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