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Flowery Branch City Council to discuss sewer issue

Flowery Branch officials have called a City Council meeting for Wednesday to discuss and possibly vote on an ordinance concerning sewer reservations.

The meeting is set for 3 p.m. at City Hall, 5517 Main St.

January 09, 2009 | From staff reports | Local

Gas prices are inching back up

If you have filled up your gas tank in the past few days, you may have noticed that you are paying more per gallon of gas than you may have paid in the past month.

January 09, 2009 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local

Fired Gainesville school boss on Georgia charter school board

The state school board appointed former Gainesville schools Superintendent Steven Ballowe as one of seven members of the new Georgia Charter Schools Commission at its December board meeting.

After being fired as Gainesville superintendent July 3, Ballowe became principal of Glynn Academy High School in Southeast Georgia.

January 09, 2009 | From staff reports | Local

Cigarette butts spark fire that gutted duplex

Two people were hospitalized with what were believed to be minor injuries as the result of a fire that gutted a duplex at 3250 Chestatee Road on Thursday afternoon.

January 09, 2009 | Jeff Gill | Local

Malpractice case heads to Georgia Supreme Court

The Georgia Supreme Court will hear arguments next week in a civil case in which four Hall County physicians were cleared by a jury of negligence in the misdiagnosis of a child with Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

January 09, 2009 | Stephen Gurr | Local

Bailey named new Brenau education dean

Lora B. Bailey assumed the position of professor and dean of the Brenau University School of Education on Thursday.

January 09, 2009 | Jessica Jordan | Local

Hall County’s adult illiteracy among highest in state

One in 4 Hall County residents lacks the ability to read this news article, according to a study released by the National Center for Education Statistics.

January 09, 2009 | Jessica Jordan | Local

Sewer fees stay steady for South Hall

In a split vote, the Hall County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday afternoon to maintain the current South Hall sewer fee structure through the end of 2009.

January 09, 2009 | Melissa Weinman | Local

Hospital changes service for free valet parking

As of Monday, Northeast Georgia Medical Center will no longer offer free valet parking at the Outpatient Services Building and emergency room entrance.

January 08, 2009 | | Local

Braselton library invites the littlest tots to gather for stories, games

BRASELTON - The Braselton Library has more than just books and videos for the public to peruse, it also has a jumping social scene for the smallest Jackson County residents.

January 08, 2009 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local

Sewer rates in South Hall will be determined today

The Hall County Board of Commissioners will decide whether to raise South Hall sewer rates at its 5 p.m. meeting today.

January 08, 2009 | Melissa Weinman | Local

Doctor, Gainesville sports fan Valentine dies at 91

H.E. "Herb" Valentine, who practiced internal medicine in Gainesville for more than 40 years, died Tuesday at his home after an extended illness. He was 91.

January 08, 2009 | Harris Blackwood | Local

Cronic sworn in for third term as sheriff

Hall County Sheriff Steve Cronic took the oath of office Wednesday for a third four-year term, becoming just the second sheriff to serve three terms in Hall County and the first to do so without opposition in two consecutive elections.

January 08, 2009 | Stephen Gurr | Local

Flowery Branch City Council starts year divided

FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council got 2009 off to a bumpy start Wednesday when they had trouble agreeing on housekeeping details such as when to hold meetings and the duration of the election qualifying period.

January 08, 2009 | Jeff Gill | Local

Scan shows formerly segregated area of Alta Vista Cemetery has up to 22 graves

There are about 12 to 22 unmarked graves in a quarter-acre section of Alta Vista Cemetery once reserved for blacks who could not afford a burial.

January 08, 2009 | Jeff Gill | Local

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Large venue space could open in South Hall by March

A 40,000-square-foot event center could open by March in South Hall, offering a 550-seat auditorium and performance theater, banquet rooms and conference space.

October 12, 2015 | LeAnne Akin | Local

Drones sacked at Forsyth County youth football games

October 11, 2015 | Times regional staff reports | Local

Gainesville school board candidates focused on business principles, education

When asked what they want for Gainesville City Schools, Sammy Smith and Mike Mauldin have similar answers.

October 11, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local

Smart snacks, recess a winning combination for Hall schools

Hall County Schools are focusing on the health of their students, and the nation is taking notice.

October 11, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local

Judges will consider whether to allow immigrants to pay in-state tuition

The Georgia Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week in a case over whether certain immigrants can receive in-state tuition at Georgia's public ...

October 11, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Ben Carson talks about ‘political correctness’ to church crowd

Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson, speaking Sunday to a Gainesville crowd, touted "true compassion" for the poor and blasted the Supreme Court's same-sex ...

October 11, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Newsmakers in business, Oct. 11

Sanders joins Longstreet Clinic's Oakwood office

October 11, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Guilty verdict a relief to slain taxi driver’s colleagues

With a life prison sentence for a Gainesville woman Thursday, Erbey Rebollar said he hopes the message is clear.

October 11, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Syversen joins Times as director of sales, marketing

Jenny Syversen, a veteran advertising and marketing executive, has joined The Times as director of sales and marketing.

October 11, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Disability group readies for South Hall development despite opposition

Adele Cardillo had a very personal reason for wanting an organization that serves developmentally disabled adults to succeed in getting the government's green light ...

October 11, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Gainesville council candidates weigh in on issues in 4-way race for seat

It took some time for candidates to come forward after Gainesville Councilwoman Myrtle Figueras announced this summer that she would not seek re-election to the ...

October 11, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Times launches digital marketing agency for businesses

The Web is wide open for business.

October 11, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

Mule Camp offers 'really cool stuff' despite soggy morning

Each year, Mule Camp Market grows, attracting people outside the Gainesville area like Mary Beth Simmons of Habersham County.

October 10, 2015 | Elise Perkins | Local

Skeet shooters celebrate Second Amendment at GOP event

Shouting to each other over the din of rifle fire, elected officials and Second Amendment advocates took aim at clay discs soaring over an expansive ...

October 10, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

Rain doesn’t dampen spirits at Special Olympics State Games

Cassius Walton couldn't be happier.

October 10, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

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