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Bill allows more access to DFCS records

When State Court Solicitor-General Stephanie Woodard's staff wanted to find out more about a Hall County couple who allegedly let dead dogs rot in a home where children lived, they asked for records from the local office of the Division of Family and Children Services.

May 01, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


County hopes to talk through water issues

Hall officials plan to sit down with the city of Gainesville next week in hopes of finding a solution to the area's water issues.

May 01, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Guardsman visits students who sent care packages

It's not often that kids get to meet real-life superheroes, but that's what happened Friday at Lula Elementary School.

May 01, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Braselton trail reopens

BRASELTON - Phase I of Mulberry RiverWalk, a more than two-mile trail in Braselton, recently reopened following flood damage in October that closed it for more than six months.

April 30, 2010 | Katie Dunn Times regional staff | Local


Local schools race solar-powered model cars

BRASELTON - Lanier National Speedway normally packs its race calendar with high-octane events, but on Friday, the track welcomed a new style of racing.

April 30, 2010 | Katie Dunn Times regional staff | Local


Falcons associates pitch in at local nonprofit groups

Instead of stopping at the Atlanta Falcons training facility in Flowery Branch, team executives on Friday traveled farther up Interstate 985 to lend a helping hand in Gainesville.

April 30, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Burn ban aims to reduce pollution

People welcome warm weather in many ways.

April 30, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Mount Airy man pleads guilty in child molestation case

A Mount Airy man pleaded guilty Friday to coercing a child to engage in sexually explicit conduct captured by a webcam.

April 30, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Census return rates up for most of Northeast Georgia

More Hall County and Northeast Georgia residents participated in the census this year than in 2000, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The mail participation rate for Hall County went up three percentage points to 75 percent.

April 30, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Boys & Girls Clubs program introduces kids to digital arts

Instead of disrupting class, A.J. Espino now has a constructive channel for his musical interests.

April 30, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Marine, minister remember end of Vietnam era

Stationed just outside Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, Rudy Guerrero and his fellow Marines got the call to go to the U.S. embassy.

April 30, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville trash service may soon cost more

Keeping Gainesville residents' trash service as it is will most likely mean higher costs in the coming year.

April 30, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Deadline coming up for tax exemption

Want to do away with two-thirds of your tax bill? Those 70 or older this year can.

April 30, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Gainesville makes plans for Cedar Creek Reservoir

Gainesville officials say they are going to move forward on the design of a water treatment plant at the Cedar Creek Reservoir - with or without the county's blessing.

April 30, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Pickup drivers must buckle up

Sgt. Chris Shelton sees it too much, and he saw it again Wednesday - pickup truck drivers seriously injured because they aren't wearing their seat belts.

April 30, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


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Search continues Tuesday for missing Snellville man at Lake Lanier

Law enforcement suspended the search again at 6 p.m. Monday for a Snellville boater missing since Saturday.

May 02, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Burn ban now in effect for Hall County

An open burning ban is now in effect for 54 Georgia counties, including Hall, and the Gainesville Fire Department is warning against illegal fires this ...

May 02, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Test results coming out Tuesday are a bit like school’s ‘report card’

The College and Career Ready Performance Index scores are a bit "like a kid coming home with a report card" for school districts, Kevin Bales ...

May 02, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Developer wants to bring housing, retail, man-made river to South Hall

A Peachtree City developer hopes to bring a 508-acre waterfront development featuring homes, restaurants and offices to a now largely undeveloped section of South Hall.

May 02, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Habitat for Humanity invites women to help build in May

Building Director Tim Williams called out safety instructions to dozens of volunteers Monday morning from his perch on a muddy mound adjacent to a home ...

May 02, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Deal has until end of Tuesday to decide whether to veto ‘campus carry’ legislation

Gov. Nathan Deal acknowledged Monday morning during a budget signing ceremony in Hall County that Georgians are anxiously awaiting his decision on whether to veto ...

May 02, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Deal touts Lanier Tech expansion in signing state budget

Gov. Nathan Deal flew into Hall County by helicopter Monday morning to sign the $23.7 billion state budget for the 2017 fiscal year, which ...

May 02, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall County wins suit over sidewalk construction

Hall County government has won a summary judgment lawsuit against Selective Insurance Company of America Inc. for uncollected bond payments on sidewalk construction in three ...

May 01, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Women treated to free spa day at Gainesville church

Cherie Michals applied the facial cream, and Metochantee Turner was happy to receive it.

May 01, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Johnson High students, faculty show support for Maddie Williams, who has rare brain cancer

Maddie Williams had a headache for a few weeks before she woke one morning vomiting.

May 01, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Collins faces 4 GOP foes in bid to keep 9th District House seat

In a crowded field, five men with varying backgrounds are vying for the right to continue the Republican hold on the 9th District seat in ...

May 01, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Training pays off for runners in Fit Families 5K

Eleven weeks of rigorous training came before the big race day for some at the Fit Families 5K at Laurel Park in Gainesville.

May 01, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Buildings and costs on the rise together in Hall County

The first sign that new residential and commercial development in an area is strong shows when construction costs begin to rise.

May 01, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Primary ballot questions are self-fulfilling, nonbinding

School vouchers have long been a policy prize for Republicans, and now the proposal is getting new life on the May 24 primary ballot.

May 01, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Given its gang history, Lenox Park's identity uncertain following significant drug ‘cartel’ bust

With Joe Amerling's blinker flashing toward the black-and-gold Lenox Park sign at the subdivision entrance, any drug dealer knows that entrance is also the ...

May 01, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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