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Area communities given federal grant money

Several Northeast Georgia communities have been selected U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant recipients.

September 14, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


DOT says options not good if transportation tax fails

OAKWOOD ­- Todd Long asked and answered the question in the same breath.

September 14, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Corps says no to water supply in its manual

Leaning on a July 2009 federal judge's ruling, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers doesn't plan to address water supply in Lake Lanier as part of its update of the water control manual for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin.

September 14, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Accident ties up Ga. 365 northbound

An accident before 6:30 p.m. today tied up traffic along Ga. 365 northbound, officials said.

September 14, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


New program allows YMCA to help more kids

A new program at the J.A. Walters YMCA could help decrease the high school dropout rate and the percentage of childhood obesity in Hall County.

September 14, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Cedar Creek talks continue despite mediation delays

Gainesville and Hall County plan to continue in the spirit of mediation over the Cedar Creek Reservoir despite a likely decision to delay the official process until the first of the year.

September 14, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Candidates challenge Hall board's closed discussion

Commission hopefuls Scott Gibbs and Craig Lutz are challenging the Hall County Board of Commissioners' move to authorize $3 million in sales tax dollars toward the Glades Reservoir project.

September 14, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Area schools see mixed results on SAT

Hall County Schools saw a slight gain while Gainesville City Schools saw a decrease in average SAT scores, which were released Monday.

September 14, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


New golf carts roll out at Gainesville's Chattahoochee Golf Course

The fleet has arrived.

September 14, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Hall Schools OKs funding for AP exams

Hall County Schools Superintendent Will Schofield has good news for students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses - they'll get a financial break on their AP exams.

September 13, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Road’s completion makes timing right for Oakwood to push for development, officials say

Oakwood should seize the planned Dec. 31 completion of a four-lane parkway as an opportunity to ramp up economic development efforts, city officials said Monday.

September 13, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man recovering from Sunday boating incident

Two boats collided on Lake Lanier on Sunday, throwing one driver into the water and leaving his boat for someone to catch.

September 13, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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September 13, 2010 | Michael Beard | Local


Worker treated for smoke inhalation

A Milliken worker was treated for smoke inhalation when cotton burned at the New Holland plant Monday morning.

September 13, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Flu shots ready as season nears

Flu season is still a month or two away, but health officials are encouraging people to start getting vaccines now.

September 12, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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Man withdraws guilty plea, gets new trial in Tadmore Park shooting death

A man sentenced to life in prison without parole after a murder plea has successfully withdrawn his guilty plea and will have his case heard ...

July 25, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall commission set to award contract on last of 911 system fixes

The Hall County Board of Commissioners is looking to spend $2.5 million on software upgrades in an effort to finish up a long-anticipated overhaul ...

July 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fair Street School puts pause on IB program, will refocus on state standards

Fair Street School will change its focus this year - placing its emphasis on the Georgia Milestones and "pausing" on its International Baccalaureate program.

July 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Where those in need can get backpacks, school supplies for free

School supplies and backpacks will be a focus for families in the next two weeks as a new school year is about to start.

July 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Residents: New Elachee bridge needs room for bikes, pedestrians

The planned replacement of the Elachee Drive bridge over Interstate 985 is drawing raves, but area residents are hoping the state remembers bicyclists and pedestrians ...

July 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Evaluation of Gainesville school superintendent is ‘ongoing,’ board chair says

The future of the Gainesville city school superintendent is unknown and her evaluation has been delayed beyond the board's self-set standard.

July 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Troopers steered by discretion when chasing suspects

With a situation developing in seconds, the decision by law enforcement officers to pursue a fleeing vehicle involves a quick assessment of the variables on ...

July 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville pastor Jentezen Franklin discusses role as an evangelical adviser to Trump

It's a meeting Jentezen Franklin describes colorfully, but the person at the center of his story - newly minted GOP presidential contender Donald Trump - is ...

July 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hot, dry summer is fine for wines, vineyard owners say

North Georgia's wine country is where dozens of vineyards grow their own grapes and produce and sell their own wines.

July 24, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Heir to the crowns: New Oakwood dentist joins his father’s practice

Mundy Mill Dental is going through some changes.

July 24, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


Times publisher takes new position

Charlotte Atkins, publisher of The Times media group, will be leaving Gainesville to take on a new position within Morris Multimedia. She has been named ...

July 24, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


The Bridge holds second Expo to connect local officers, youth

Few pieces of modern architecture are as steeped in antiquity as the bridge. Throughout history, humans have built bridges with the determination that no physical ...

July 23, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Financial firm to hold ID theft prevention seminar Tuesday at Brenau

A Gainesville financial firm is holding an informational seminar Tuesday for senior citizens and safeguarding against identity theft.

July 23, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall wage report shows growing fortunes for workers

The good news for local workers is that 88 percent of companies surveyed for an annual report say they intend to give wage and benefit ...

July 23, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Judge turns down new trial request for man convicted in West Avenue slaying

A judge ruled Thursday that a shooting victim's last words were admissible and not grounds for a new trial, according to court documents.

July 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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