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Firefighter is Elks' Officer of the Year

In his seven years with the Gainesville Fire Department, firefighter and emergency medical technician Jonathan Sosebee went through the drills on how to treat a choking victim countless times. That training paid off last year.

March 20, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Parent steps up to the plate to bring baseball field to school

Until recently, Martin Elementary School had baseball and softball teams but no permanent place for students to practice.

March 20, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


State parks look to corporations for funding help

In a hurting economy, the state Department of Natural Resources is turning to corporate sponsorships to help fund the state park system.

March 20, 2010 | Shannon Casas | Local


Artists, scholars gather to study mountain culture

DAHLONEGA - The 33rd annual Appalachian Studies Conference brought musicians, Georgia natives and visitors from numerous other states to the North Georgia College & State University campus this weekend for conference activities, sessions and social opportunities.

March 20, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


DOT plans unique fix at busy Ga. 400/53 intersection

A first-of-its-kind road project in Georgia might have area motorists feeling, at least briefly, like they are tooling along in a foreign country instead of semirural America.

March 20, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Family is hopeful for solution to murder

Richard Schoeck was a man of many interests with many friends.

March 20, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Cedar Creek water sits as Gainesville, county feud

Officials from Gainesville and Hall County governments say they remain at a stalemate over the control of the Cedar Creek Reservoir.

March 20, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Hall expands its plans for Glades water withdrawals

Hall County is fine-tuning its plans to resubmit the official application for the Glades Reservoir in northeastern Hall County.

March 20, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Enota Reading Bowl team places second in state

The Enota Multiple Intelligence Academy Reading Bowl team placed second in the state reading bowl competition Saturday in Athens.

March 20, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Spring love: Local residents ready for warm, sunny weather

It looks like the first day of spring will be appropriately bright and cheerful.

March 20, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Murder suspect appears in court

An Athens teen made his first court appearance Friday after being charged in the bludgeoning death of a 68-year-old Gainesville man.

March 20, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Calling offbeat spring breakers

Spring has arrived, along with thoughts of spring break, which is set for April 5-9 in Gainesville and Hall County schools. Are you considering an offbeat way to spend the week, perhaps a humanitarian trip? Please contact staff writer Jeff Gill at 770-718-3408 or jgill@gainesvilletimes.com

March 20, 2010 | | Local


New guidelines would increase learning, make measuring learning easier

Proposed national standards in language arts and math won't greatly affect what local students learn, according to Gainesville schools Superintendent Merianne Dyer. But the new guidelines would allow states to compare apples to apples, as far as what students are learning, and could mean students learn at a deeper level.

March 20, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Dawson schools redraw attendance zones

The Dawson County Board of Education is moving forward with plans to redraw attendance zones to make way for the district's fourth elementary school.

March 20, 2010 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Hall County student places fifth in state spelling bee

For the second year in a row, Hall County seventh-grader Parker Ramey has proven he is one of the state's top spellers.

March 20, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


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Mobile home, workshop engulfed in overnight fires

Authorities responded to a pair of fires late Saturday night and early Sunday morning in Hall County.

May 21, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville-Hall ’96 seeking new Lake Lanier Olympic Park manager

Gainesville Hall '96, the group contracted by Gainesville to organize events at Lake Lanier Olympic Park, is looking for a new person to manage the ...

May 21, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville senior chases passion for Chinese

Ivy Gerrell found her passion by accident.

May 21, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


An Odyssey of imagination: Hall students bring creativity, science and drama to world competition

With their a team of gypsies, a smart house trying to communicate with Martians, a balsa wood structure that can hold nearly 1,100 pounds ...

May 21, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Developer turns attention to Gainesville square project

Gazing from the top level of the downtown parking deck, developer Tim Knight had a clear view of the Gainesville square and his ambitious plans ...

May 21, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville cracks down on shoddy housing

A crackdown on poor living conditions by the city of Gainesville has an untold number of tenants scrambling to find another affordable place to live.

May 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


GOP chairman hopefuls make their pitch

The Georgia Republican Party took a beating on Saturday from the men running to lead it.

May 20, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Child hospitalized after near drowning in North Forsyth pool

May 20, 2017 | By Isabel Hughes Isabel Hughes@ForsythNews | Local


Healan's/Head's Mill backers celebrate first phase of restoration

Friends and family of historic Healan's/Head's Mill gathered at the mill Saturday night as part of their Bows and Boots fundraiser to ...

May 20, 2017 | Katie Tiller | Local


Lakeview Academy celebrates Class of 2017

Lakeview Academy graduating class of 2017 was all smiles as they got their diplomas Saturday afternoon at First Baptist Church in Gainesville.

May 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


No injuries reported from morning house fire in Gainesville

No one was hurt in a fire that destroyed a home Saturday morning in Gainesville.

May 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Architect Jacobs, designer of familiar Gainesville buildings, dies at age 93

Prominent Gainesville architect N.A. Jacobs Jr. died Saturday at age 93.

May 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


South Hall mobile home burns; no one injured

Firefighters responded to a residential fire in the 5100 block of Woodmont Place off Stoneridge Drive in south Hall County late Friday night.

May 20, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


City employees grow scholarship program

A small idea is reaping big rewards for city of Gainesville employees and their children.

May 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Marine graduates from Gainesville High — 40 years later

While his friends and classmates were wearing caps and gowns and receiving high school diplomas on graduation day 1977 at Gainesville High School, David Dukes ...

May 20, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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