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Dawson County Relay for Life teams close in on goal

The threat of rain may have forced Relay for Life inside Dawson County High School, but little could have dampened the celebration.

May 30, 2010 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Business owners optimistic for summer with lake at full pool

From his perch on a hill at the Gainesville Marina, Rick Skoglund has a clear view of Lake Lanier.

May 30, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Three brothers share their WWII experiences

Through their early years, the boys' world seemed bounded by small-town and rural living in North Georgia.

May 29, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


JAKES Day event gives kids a taste of outdoor life

For 4-year-old Wilder Holland, the best part of the 10th annual JAKES Day was shooting a BB gun and a taking aim with a slingshot.

May 29, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Patrol’s goal: Keep addicts clean, sober

Every night they're out on the road together, Lt. Kevin Head and Sgt. Kerry Alexander are keeping recovering addicts on their toes.

May 29, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Black community honors those who came before

Starting today, all the memories come back.

May 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Brenau barbecue event fills bellies, raises scholarship funds

Barbecue enthusiast Bear Sloan barely slept Friday night.

May 29, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Jefferson gets go-ahead for streetscapes

It's been a long time coming, but Jefferson officials have finally gotten the green light to proceed with a project to improve the downtown corridor.

May 29, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Seniors compete in Olympics at Lanier Village Estates

Sometimes it just feels good to win.

May 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Take precautions to swim without sickness

Everyone can do their part to prevent the spread of recreational water illnesses in public pools.

May 29, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


School leaders welcome zero-tolerance leeway

Principals now have more say in how they discipline students who bring weapons on school grounds, and Gainesville and Hall County administrators are happy about the change.

May 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


One year later, questions linger in fatal horse crash

A year has passed since Dianne Satterfield's husband was killed when his car struck a horse wandering in the road, and despite all her efforts, she is no closer to getting the answers she seeks.

May 28, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Gainesville man readies WWII-era biplane for parade flyover

CLEVELAND

May 28, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hospitals offer strong economic medicine

According to a recently released report, hospitals are more than just a place where sick people go to get better. They also play an important role in a community's economic health.

May 28, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Roofing business owners indicted over alleged scam

A family-operated roofing business bilked six homeowners out of more than $20,000 when they took their money and failed to make repairs in what is a common scam, authorities said.

May 28, 2010 | | Local


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SLIDESHOW: Volunteers place flags on veterans' graves as Memorial Day tribute

The American Legion Women's Auxiliary provided flags Friday as about 45 people showed up to place flags on veterans' graves at Alta Vista Cemetery ...

May 27, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville drug bust nabs suspect in previous rape case

A Gainesville man was charged with possession of synthetic marijuana after a raid Thursday and was later changed with rape in a Gainesville case, a ...

May 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Search ends at Lake Lanier park for missing Gainesville woman

Authorities say they have exhausted their ground and water search at Lanier Point Park for Lizeth Ruby Ruiz, a Gainesville woman who has been missing ...

May 27, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville man remains in hospital after two-car wreck Thursday on Dawsonville Highway

At least one of the six people injured in Thursday's two-vehicle wreck on Dawsonville Highway remains hospitalized.

May 27, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gang charges added as murder case against 3 men moves on to Hall Superior Court

Murder charges against three men in an alleged drive-by shooting at Orchard Brook Apartments off McEver Road have been forwarded to Hall County Superior Court.

May 27, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Mobile home near Gainesville elementary destroyed by morning fire

Three people escaped a fire Friday morning, but the mobile home was destroyed.

May 27, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Lower gas prices fueling more holiday travel

If you're traveling this Memorial Day weekend, "the sooner you fill up, the better," said Gregg Laskoski, senior petroleum analyst for gasbuddy.com. That ...

May 27, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Reunion residents still hoping for Ga. 347 traffic light

A new traffic light for Sterling on the Lake has scratched at an old wound for some residents at another massive South Hall subdivision, Reunion ...

May 27, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lyman Hall class: Still together after all these years

The gathering of classmates for a "team" photo was a little reminiscent of the women in "A League of Their Own," gathering at the end ...

May 26, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Local unemployment rate drops to 4.2 percent in April

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate for April was 4.2 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point ...

May 26, 2016 | | Local


Six injured in Dawsonville Highway collision

Three people were seriously injured, with one being flown to Atlanta Medical Center, in a two-vehicle wreck this afternoon on Dawsonville Highway.

May 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities: Two men charged with possessing child porn

Two Gainesville men are accused of possessing child pornography, according to authorities.

May 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hairdresser Margaret Bates remembered as generous, loving

Margaret Rider Bates had a knack for taking care of her customers. Her 48 years as a hairdresser and 32 years as owner of The ...

May 26, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Murder suspect pleads not guilty in girlfriend's death

A Gainesville man accused of murdering his live-in girlfriend pleaded not guilty at arraignment Wednesday.

May 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


11-year-old involved in Dawson County dirt bike crash dies

An 11-year-old Dawson County boy involved in a dirt bike wreck earlier this week has died.

May 26, 2016 | By Michele Hester mhester@dawsonnews.com | Local


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