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Are we safer in a post-9/11 reality?

On this day a decade ago, Americans watched on TV as thousands died and life as we knew it took a sharp turn.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Our readers remember

I am an employee at the Pentagon with over 41 years of service. On 9/11 I was in class in downtown Washington, D.C., at the USDA Building. I drove (Gainesville native) Ms. Edna Stephens and her brother Marvin home for her father's family reunion.

September 10, 2011 | | Local


Safety officers honor fallen heroes

Saturday's weather in Gainesville was eerily similar to that of New York on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 - a day that began with bright blue skies and comfortable temperatures, but turned to darkness and desolation in a matter of hours.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


S. Hall man filmed 9/11 attacks in NY

An aspiring filmmaker, New Yorker James Kosior had his camera at the ready.

September 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Political bipartisanship was short-lived after attacks

For a short period of time in the U.S., there were no Democrats and no Republicans.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


A new generation learns about 9/11

America stood still the day the World Trade Center towers collapsed, the day a group of airplane passengers drove United Airlines Flight 93 into a Pennsylvania field, the day government workers ran from the Pentagon folding in around them.

September 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Security fears part of post-9/11 world

A briefcase used to just be a briefcase.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Teacher finds way to remember 9/11 victims by making quilt

Ten years ago, Shelley Collins and her students were preparing for safety day at Centennial Arts Academy.

September 10, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Ga. Chamber president urges local support of TSPLOST

Georgia's lack of investment in transportation infrastructure is making the state less attractive to industry, the president of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce told local business leaders Friday.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Coming Sunday: The Times remembers Sept. 11, 2001

Coming Sunday, The Times remembers Sept. 11, 2001, with a multitude of stories, pictures and multimedia.

September 10, 2011 | | Local


Robberies in Gainesville increase in August

Every store owner dreads it: someone walking up to the counter and demanding the money in the cash register.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Volunteers prepare for annual off-road run

More than three years ago, several avid runners blazed a trail through woods and streams on a large plot of land in northwestern Forsyth County.

September 09, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


Citywide Wi-Fi in Oakwood looks unlikely

Citywide wireless Internet doesn't appear likely any time soon in Oakwood.

September 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood council set as 1 drops from race

Oakwood won't have to wait until Nov. 8 to decide on a new councilman, as one of two men who qualified in August for Oakwood City Council Post 3 has withdrawn.

September 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Longtime educator remembered as leader

Funeral services will be held Sunday for longtime Hall County educator, Gwendolyn Mundy, who was described as "a leader among leaders."

September 09, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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$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


Authorities: Officer shot, killed suspect who exited vehicle with gun in Habersham

A Cleveland man was shot and killed by a Habersham County Sheriff's Office deputy Sunday morning during a traffic stop stemming from a pair ...

August 16, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Gov. Deal heading to Gainesville brewery to mark law change

Gov. Nathan Deal is planning to start September with a beer at Left Nut Brewing Co.

August 16, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Revamped alcohol ordinance in the books

Restaurant patrons in downtown Gainesville can start taking their alcoholic beverages outside and stroll around starting at noon Wednesday.

August 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


UNG gets ready for campus carry

With classes set to start Monday, University of North Georgia Police Chief Justin Gaines was at the Gainesville campus Tuesday for a third town hall ...

August 16, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Attorneys argue tax assessment appeals to Ga. Supreme Court

ATLANTA - The dissection of a 2016 law's language was at issue Tuesday in a case involving Hall County tax assessments and five companies leasing ...

August 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville march draws more than 100 in response to Virginia violence

A peaceful group of more than 100 people marched through Gainesville on Tuesday in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.

August 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Grady Young Foundation awards 13 scholarships

The Grady Young Foundation has announced its 2017 scholarship recipients.

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Industrial buildings being added near downtown Oakwood

A small commercial development company has big plans for an industrial park near downtown Oakwood.

August 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


CASA seeks Champion for Children nominees

The Hall-Dawson Court-Appointed Special Advocates Program is seeking nominations for its Champion for Children Award. Nominations are due by Friday.

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Man charged with DUI after 9-car crash sends vehicle into Dahlonega Moe’s, injures 12

A Woodstock man faces DUI and reckless driving charges stemming from a nine-car wreck that sent his Chevrolet Express cargo van truck into a Moe ...

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Mother, boyfriend arrested after 3-year-old ingests meth

A mother and her boyfriend were arrested last week on felony child cruelty charges after the woman's 3-year-old son allegedly ingested methamphetamine in their ...

August 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall superintendent favors Cherokee Bluffs name for new middle, high school

The seventh Hall County middle and high schools, set to open next August, may get a new name later this month, and Superintendent Will Schofield ...

August 15, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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