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Teacher announces bid for Flowery Branch council seat

A Gwinnett County teacher has announced his plans to seek the Post 1 seat on the Flowery Branch City Council.

May 10, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville State pool will stay open

The pool at Gainesville State College won't be closing after all.

May 10, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


No tests for youngest students relieves educators

When the Georgia General Assembly passed its budget, it eliminated funding for several student tests.

May 09, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Local farmers expect a bumper crop of customers

The Hall County Farmers Market will hold its first market of the season Tuesday morning, and local farmers say they are ready for another banner year.

May 09, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Larry the Cable Guy features Dawsonville on TV show

DAWSONVILLE - Last week was a unique, star-studded time for the city of Dawsonville.

May 09, 2010 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Child murders too common in Jackson County

Keith Whitfield is tired of seeing the bodies of children slain at the hands of their fathers.

May 09, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Round 2 of tri-state water hearings nears court

Memories of the two-year drought that drained Lake Lanier to a historic low are about to be revived in the courtroom.

May 09, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawson County welcomes new principal

Dawson County school officials unanimously approved Jullian "Jute" Wilson last week as its new high school principal.

May 09, 2010 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Arrests for burglaries are up, but the crimes have gone down

Late one recent Monday morning, suspicious-looking teens spotted by a Coker Road resident outside a neighbor's house prompted a call to 911.

May 09, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Red Cross group seeks to rekindle founding spirit

The Red Cross is going back to its roots.

May 08, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


This Mother’s Day finds Cleveland mom of triplets with full hands — and a full heart

It only took a few minutes into the first ultrasound of her second pregnancy for Mary Beth Blair to know that something was unusual.

May 08, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Cotillion celebrates elegance and beauty

Joslyn Keels, 8, and Raina Keels, 4, woke up at 6:30 a.m. Saturday.

May 08, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Community helps soldier with temporary housing

Smoke and flames have been replaced by random acts of kindness for a Gainesville-based Charlie Company soldier and his family.

May 08, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Road race held to honor of fallen Lula soldier

Dozens of men who deployed to Afghanistan with Maj. Kevin Jenrette ran roads familiar to the Lula soldier Saturday in his memory and honor.

May 08, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Cabbage Patch Kids' new home dedicated in Cleveland

CLEVELAND - A crowd of more than 1,400 gathered Saturday at BabyLand General Hospital in Cleveland for the official grand opening at the Cabbage Patch Kids' new home.

May 08, 2010 | Tasha Biggers | Local


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Supreme Court's 4-4 vote sinks Obama's immigration policy

WASHINGTON - An ideologically deadlocked Supreme Court dealt a severe blow Thursday to President Barack Obama's immigration reform plan, casting the November election as a ...

June 23, 2016 | By David G. Savage Tribune Washington Bureau | Local


2 from DeKalb charged with meth trafficking in Hall

Two people from DeKalb County have been charged with trafficking methamphetamine, according to Hall County authorities.

June 23, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Truck driver rescues victims from fiery crash; 5 hurt

A truck driver witnessing a crash Thursday afternoon in Gainesville helped three people out of their vehicle before it was engulfed in flames, according to ...

June 23, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


State program expands to Gainesville, Hall schools to help poor students attain higher education

A state educational program designed to increase access to higher education is expanding to 25 new school systems, including Gainesville and Hall County, and launching ...

June 23, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Free Chapel senior pastor to serve on Trump advisory board

Donald Trump has named Jentezen Franklin, senior pastor of Gainesville-based Free Chapel, to his evangelical executive advisory board.

June 23, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Police: Buford man beat father to death with crowbar

A Buford man has been charged with murder in the Wednesday crowbar beating death of his father.

June 23, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville's jobless rate falls to 3.8 percent for May

Unemployment has dropped below 4 percent in the Gainesville metro area, the Georgia Department of Labor reported today, and remains the lowest rate in the ...

June 23, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Students taste-test possible school lunch recipes

New main dishes and vegetables were on the menu Wednesday when Hall County students from kindergarten to middle school were "taste testers" for potential recipes ...

June 22, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Cresswind residents form charitable group to support local activities

About 40 residents of Cresswind at Lake Lanier have formed a charitable group, Cresswind LL Community Fund, to support charitable, educational and cultural activities in ...

June 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville pipe fabricator assessed $49K in fines

A Gainesville pipe fabricator faces a penalty of $49,375 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after multiple citations.

June 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


5 marijuana plants, 8 firearms seized in drug investigation

A 63-year-old Hall County man was charged with manufacturing marijuana after five plants were seized in a search, according to authorities.

June 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities: 1,200 pills from Thailand seized in drug investigation

A package containing 1,200 pills from Thailand was seized Tuesday in Jefferson through a controlled delivery by local and federal authorities.

June 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Tumbling Creek bridge, downtown Gainesville bypass projects awarded state funds

A pair of prominent local road projects are closer to becoming a reality.

June 22, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Local members of Congress follow party lines in raging gun debate

WASHINGTON - Rebellious Democrats disrupted the House's legislative work on Wednesday, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until they secured ...

June 22, 2016 | From Times staff, wire reports | Local


McEver Road back open after tanker truck fire

A truck containing tar caught fire Wednesday afternoon and shut down McEver Road for an hour.

June 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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