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Police, deputies are cracking down on drunk drivers

Gainesville police officers and Hall County Sheriff's deputies are keeping their eyes peeled for the most dangerous motorists on the road this week - drunk drivers.

December 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Snowfall could make roads slick

The National Weather Service advises North Georgia drivers to get an early start to their holiday travels.

December 24, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


WNEG to join Georgia public broadcasting

WNEG-TV at the University of Georgia is joining the public realm and starting a programming partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting, UGA officials announced Thursday morning.

December 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville netting more business

While a few downtown Gainesville shops closed their doors in 2009, overall the downtown district had a net gain of two new businesses in 2010, a sign of strength for the local economy, said Angela McFarlin Thompson, Main Street manager for the city of Gainesville.

December 23, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Pheasant shoot benefits Dawson senior center

The Dawson County Senior Center is steps closer to having a new elevator at the facility after a pheasant shoot last week raised more than $8,500 for the cause.

December 23, 2010 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Local group gathers 40 tons of trash

Keep Hall Beautiful officials who set a goal to collect 10 tons of garbage in 2010 found out this week that they far surpassed their mark, bringing in more than 40 tons for the year.

December 23, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


New law may affect property value

Starting in January, a new state law will take effect, creating a few changes in the way property values are assessed.

December 23, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


South African enjoys Christmas from different continents

Etienne Joubert fondly remembers Christmas Eve as a child, enjoying balmy evenings with family on his aunt's porch.

December 23, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Gainesville studying taxes and fees for 2011

Gainesville officials are taking a look at every tax and fee as they evaluate revenues and expenditures going into the new year.

December 22, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


White Christmas is in the forecast

Dreaming of a white Christmas? There's a good chance that you'll get your wish this year.

December 22, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Cause of deadly fire not determined

Officials have yet to determine the cause of last week's fire on Pinewood Trail that killed an elderly Dawsonville woman and displaced 10 other people, including seven children.

December 22, 2010 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Holiday travelers increasing in Georgia

On the day after Christmas, D'ete Sewell will load up her car and drive with her husband and son to visit family in Coleman, Ala.

December 22, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Bears for Blue helps children during stressful times

Gainesville's police officers are gathering teddy bears to hand out to the children they encounter while on duty - and they're finding help in the community.

December 22, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Public helps replace stolen gifts

Volunteers at the Veterans & Community Outreach Foundation say they are hugely relieved by the public response to the theft of about $6,000 worth of Christmas gifts last week.

December 22, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Sheriff’s officials charge stabbing victim with falsely reporting a crime

Hall County Sheriff's officials have now arrested a Flowery Branch woman who claimed she was stabbed in the stomach last week but who they say actually stabbed herself.

December 22, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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Slideshow: Chestatee High School graduation

Seniors of Chestatee High walked across the stage Saturday at Free Chapel Worship Center and received their diplomas.

May 27, 2017 | | Local


Property values growing in Hall

Hall County real estate assessments jumped $275 million in 2017, and county leaders would need to roll back the tax rate almost 4 percent to ...

May 27, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Green Street group home in hands of City Council

May 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Memorial Day parade to march on without Cecil Boswell

Gainesville's annual Memorial Day parade will have the same patriotic flair, from high schoolers marching with their band instruments and antique cars tooling down ...

May 27, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


20-year-old killed in Browns Bridge Road head-on collision

A 20-year-old Gainesville driver was killed in a wreck Friday afternoon on Browns Bridge Road/Ga. 369 at Memorial Park Drive, according to authorities.

May 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Movie starring the ‘The Rock’ filming scene in Gainesville

A scene for a movie starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is being filmed in Gainesville near the Brenau University campus.

May 27, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


3 escape boat destroyed by fire

A boat was destroyed in a fire Saturday afternoon in the area of Van Pugh Campground on Lake Lanier.

May 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Venezuelan siblings quickly made Chestatee High their new home

Juan and Isabel Rosillo Hernandez had a few more things on their plate than the average high school senior.

May 27, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Johnson High School sends off its senior class

Johnson High School marked the graduation of its senior class Friday afternoon with commencement exercises at Free Chapel Worship Center. The school graduated 285 seniors.

May 27, 2017 | | Local


18-year-old extradited to Hall County on rape, molestation charges

An 18-year-old man is facing rape and aggravated child molestation charges in a case involving three underage victims which occurred over a period of three ...

May 27, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Seniors bid farewell to old center, await new one

It's been an emotional roller coaster ride this week for participants and workers at the Senior Life Center in Gainesville.

May 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Brazilian friends ready to chase dream in a food truck

The Oba! Brazilian food truck is coming to a place near you.

May 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Chestatee track coach struck by car reaches $1 million settlement

Chestatee High School track coach Stacey Merck, who was struck by a vehicle while running with students last year, received a $1 million settlement, her ...

May 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


The adventure begins as North Hall High School class of 2017 graduates

Johnson High School graduating class of 2017 received their diplomas with smiles and pride for their accomplishments. 285 graduates walked the stage at Free Chapel ...

May 26, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville Farmers Market now open

The Gainesville Farmers Market opened for the first time this year on Friday afternoon downtown. Various farmers will now have their produce up for sale ...

May 26, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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