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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

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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


Gainesville police get a southside HQ

Twelve years after opening its precinct at Lakeshore Mall, the Gainesville Police Department now has a precinct on the south side of town.

May 27, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Summertime weather will kick off the season for Memorial Day

As Memorial Day kicks off the unofficial start of summer, you can expect a usual summertime weather pattern for your trips to the lake, beach or mountains.

May 27, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville cautiously supportive of water plan

When it comes to deciding the future of water in Gainesville and Hall County, city and county officials are slowly inching along.

May 27, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Hall County government offices closed Monday, Tuesday

Hall County's administrative offices, courthouse and community centers will be closed Monday for the Memorial Day holiday and again Tuesday for an employee furlough day.

May 27, 2010 | | Local


Chestatee history teacher gets to live her lessons with trip to Egypt this summer

Carol Vaughan usually brings Egypt into the classroom, but next week she's taking the classroom to Egypt.

May 27, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


City may be chosen as search and rescue site

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency has handpicked Gainesville to take on a significant responsibility.

May 27, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


DOT measures traffic volume in Hall County for annual study

Motorists may be noticing familiar traffic counters, or black cables stretched across area roads.

May 27, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lake rental rules less stringent

The Hall County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday to allow more Lake Lanier residents to rent their homes to tourists.

May 27, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville may become search, rescue headquarters for region

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency has handpicked Gainesville to take on a significant responsibility.

May 27, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Supreme Court nominee’s water remarks beg more questions

A comment by U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan about Georgia's water dispute with Florida and Alabama has left two Lake Lanier advocates encouraged somewhat but still scratching their heads.

May 26, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Neikirk named interim Dawson County manager

Dawson County commissioners Thursday night voted to appoint Vicki Neikirk to serve as interim county manager following Randy Dowling's abrupt resignation earlier that day.

July 22, 2016 | By Michele Hester mhester@dawsonnews.com | Local


Ask the Times: Hall pharmacy is for county government employees only

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by ...

July 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall library system creates online community survey

The Hall County Library System is seeking community input into its practices.

July 22, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Longstreet’s new surgical device can ease chronic back pain

The technique for artificial disks in the back have been around "for a really long time," The Longstreet Clinic neurosurgeon Betsy Grunch explained, but a ...

July 22, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Abandoned houseboat removed from Lake Lanier

An abandoned houseboat on Lake Lanier got its much-needed attention Thursday when the sunken vessel found its new resting place in a Gainesville salvage yard.

July 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville war veteran gets 3 years in prison after guilty plea in 2015 state patrol shooting

A Gainesville military veteran pleaded guilty Thursday in Hall County Superior Court to charges related to firing a hunting rifle at Georgia State Patrol officers ...

July 21, 2016 | BY JOSHUA SILAVENT and JEFF GILL jsilavent@gainesvilletimes.com, jgill@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Drug agents arrest North Carolina man, seize $16K of meth

A Murphy, N.C., man was arrested Wednesday when White County Sheriff's Office deputies reportedly found $16,000 of drugs during a traffic stop ...

July 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Study shows medical marijuana lowers costs, painkiller use

Research has linked medical marijuana with a decrease in the abuse of painkillers, and now a University of Georgia study has spotlighted the potential cost ...

July 21, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


GO VIDEO: Get some ice cream

Savannah King takes you to four local favorites for ice cream.

July 21, 2016 | | Local


Gainesville’s Bell works to bring criminal justice reform to GOP convention

Gainesville attorney Ashley Bell is on a mission to make the Republican Party more responsive to issues of social justice and criminal justice reform, and ...

July 20, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


New, family-owned doughnut shop coming to Gainesville

The city of Gainesville is no stranger to doughnut shops, but Andy Nuon hopes to bring something new with his shop Danny's Donuts.

July 20, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Senior Life Center event caters to summer needs of seniors

The Gainesville-Hall County Senior Life Center buzzed with activity Wednesday morning, as area senior citizens gathered for a special event.

July 20, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Martin Road now part of countywide freight study in Hall

A study of traffic in the Martin Road area of South Hall - near where a much-opposed interchange is being built - will be folded into a ...

July 20, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


YMCA seeks variance for larger sign in search of 'better visibility'

The J.A. Walters Family YMCA is seeking a variance to allow a digital sign roughly twice the size allowed in the city of Gainesville ...

July 20, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


CASA leader Stephens honored for 27 years of advocacy

Stepping down from her executive director role, Connie Stephens said she was glad the reins have been passed to someone "just as passionate and committed."

July 20, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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