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Students, parents take part in Walk to School Day

It's called Walk to School Day, but for some, it was more of a run.

May 12, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Bank exec. sentenced to 10 years for fraud

A former Community Bank & Trust executive was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday for using customers and family members to mastermind a multimillion-dollar fraud conspiracy that helped lead to his bank's downfall.

May 12, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


Gainesville budget boasts surplus

Despite a tough budget year and increasing fuel prices, Gainesville's budget will still pull through with a surplus.

May 12, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


NGCSU adds a Peace Corps Prep Program

North Georgia College & State University is now the fourth college in the nation to provide a Peace Corps Prep Program, a suggested curriculum that prepares students for work in international development.

May 12, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Children free butterflies after learning about them

After watching eight caterpillars transform through life's stages, students at Sugar Hill Elementary School finally saw them emerge as butterflies on Thursday.

May 12, 2011 | Rachel Jackson | Local


Gainesville event offers fluttering fun

More than a thousand butterflies are on their way to Gainesville today in preparation for this year's annual Friends of the Park butterfly release.

May 12, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Gala celebrates Hall community leaders and volunteers

While a lot has changed in 103 years, one thing has remained the same - Hall County continues to thrive because of the nurturing efforts of community members.

May 12, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hall County may put Sunday sales, liquor up for vote

Coming soon to a Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting: a discussion of Sunday alcohol sales.

May 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Connell won’t stay beyond interim

The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to have interim County Administrator Jock Connell pull together a list of candidates for the county's top job.

May 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawsonville may reconsider Sunday alcohol referendum

DAWSONVILLE - At least two Dawsonville officials are feeling heartburn over an item discussed at the May 2 City Council meeting.

May 12, 2011 | FRANK REDDY Times regional staff | Local


Weather is hot but will cool down

It's a good-news, bad-news thing concerning the weather.

May 11, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


‘Red Elephant March’ to make debut at band concert

For the last six weeks, the Gainesville High School Marching Band has been hard at work, practicing for tonight's concert, which will include something different.

May 11, 2011 | Joe Beasley | Local


Event promotes safety for children

Competition was fierce in the "smoke detector rally," a race to see which team of students could change smoke detector batteries the fastest.

May 11, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


N. Hall charter school would attract out-of-county students

Initial planning is under way for a charter school at North Hall High School that would draw students from several area counties.

May 11, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


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Prisoners working on courthouse annex demolition

Prisoners are demolishing the Hall County courthouse annex.

April 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 charged in seizure of more than 400 animals in Habersham

Two Habersham County residents have each been charged with 340 counts of misdemeanor cruelty to animals after county animal control seized more than 400 dogs ...

April 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Hall unemployment falls to 4 percent in March

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in March fell to 4 percent, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures released Thursday.

April 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Oakwood family recovering after double disaster

Woken by wind, Kevin Combs paced around his home in the small hours of April 5.

April 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Families mourn loss of Gainesville women, baby in Friendship Road wreck

Since the beginning, Paige Wilson said she has "pretty much been inseparable" from her cousin Hannah Simmons since she was born.

April 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


UNG panel offers advice to immigrants encountering law enforcement

What should immigrants do if federal agents come knocking at the door, or if they are pulled over by law enforcement?

April 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Lottery winner apparently beaten, left for dead near downtown Cumming dies

April 26, 2017 | By Isabel Hughes ihughes@forsythnews.com | Local


Jefferson Police, GBI investigating body found on I-85

A Georgia Department of Transportation employee found a dead man with a gunshot wound to the head in a car Wednesday along Interstate 85 in ...

April 26, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Flowery Branch considers pedestrian link between roundabout, Lake Lanier

Flowery Branch is looking at developing a pedestrian link between its downtown roundabout and Lake Lanier.

April 26, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall superintendent aiming for larger employee pay raises

Hall County Schools Superintendent Will Schofield said a recent 3 percent cut in expenses could pave the way for a 2.5 percent raise for ...

April 26, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Authorities: Woman distracted by radio causes wreck that snarls Dawsonville Highway traffic

A woman distracted by her radio caused a wreck that backed up Dawsonville Highway traffic for most of Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

April 26, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Police: Man found hiding in pharmacy by cleaning staff

A Gainesville man was found hiding under a table inside a Gainesville pharmacy, police said.

April 26, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Committee keeps close tabs on SPLOST VII funding

Members of the SPLOST VII Citizen Review Committee take their job seriously.

April 26, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall Fire adding security measures amid statewide station thefts

After fire station theft reports in neighboring counties, Hall County Fire Services said it would be increasing security measures.

April 26, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Mexican diplomat feels at home in Gainesville

Since being named Consul General of the Mexican Consulate in Atlanta last summer, Javier Diaz admits he wanted to know more about this place called ...

April 26, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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