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Law enforcement hosting coffee events around Gainesville

Officers from city and county law enforcement will gather today at three different locations for casual conversation over coffee with citizens.

October 07, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local

Gainesville Police earn top division honors at highway safety awards

Two local law enforcement agencies placed Wednesday in their respective size divisions at the Governor's Challenge sponsored by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

October 05, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local

As coast braces for hurricane, Hall unlikely to get much rain

As Hurricane Matthew barrels northward in the Atlantic Ocean, some areas on the coasts of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas are bracing for as much as 10-12 inches of rain, according to the National Weather Service.

October 05, 2016 | From Times staff, wire reports | Local

Meetings with residents over Martin Road corridor, I-985 exit plans may start in November

Hall County officials are eyeing three to four meetings between November and April with the Martin Road community to discuss alternate corridors for the South Hall road in the wake of a new, nearby Interstate 985 interchange.

October 05, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local

Health expo offers free screenings, advice, information

Health screenings and information about nearly any kind of health-related topic could be found Wednesday at HealthSmart, the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's 10th annual health and wellness expo.

October 05, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local

Hall elections director leaving for Athens-Clarke after November election

Hall County Elections Director Charlotte Sosebee has taken a similar position with Athens-Clarke County, but she will stay in her current role in Hall through November's election.

October 05, 2016 | | Local

Thumbs Up Mission spreads awareness on Keaton Coker’s birthday

October 5 is a special date to those involved with the Keaton Franklin Coker Foundation.

October 05, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local

4 displaced from home after South Hall fire

Three adults and one child have been displaced from their South Hall home after a Wednesday morning fire. The American Red Cross is providing lodging assistance for them.

October 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

New Starbucks opens in Oakwood

A new free-standing Starbucks has opened off Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood.

October 05, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local

Court services division honored by domestic violence task force

Breaking from tradition, the Domestic Violence Officer of the Year award went home Tuesday with six deputies tasked with the "most important and dangerous orders" for the Hall County Sheriff's Office.

October 05, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local

Oakwood Police warning of power company scam

Law enforcement is warning of a new rendition of a scam involving Georgia Power impostors.

October 04, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local

Gainesville City Council votes against sober home for men

Gainesville City Council on Tuesday denied a special use request for a sober living home for men after neighborhood residents raised concerns about safety.

October 04, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local

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Motorcyclist dies in crash in Cumming

October 18, 2016 | By Isabel Hughes | Local

Creel reports answers to board member’s Enota questions

Gainesville Superintendent Wanda Creel briefly reported on six potential items suggested by board member Sammy Smith.

October 17, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local

Gainesville school board opposes Opportunity School District amendment

The Gainesville Board of Education opposed the proposed Opportunity School District constitutional amendment Monday night.

October 17, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local

Gillsville man charged with aggravated battery

A Gillsville man is accused of breaking a man's jaw earlier this month in Hall County, according to authorities.

October 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

West Hall High School students pack more than 50,000 meals as service week starts

It was organized, if a bit chaotic at first - the first part of Spartan Service Week at West Hall High School on Monday.

October 17, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local

75-acre subdivision proposal in West Hall tabled

A proposed 75-acre subdivision near Lake Lanier in West Hall was tabled Monday at the Hall County Planning Commission meeting.

October 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Oakwood increases tax rate slightly to keep revenue the same

Oakwood's tax rate is going up just to keep property tax revenues the same.

October 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

Here are important facts about flu in 2016-17

The Hall County Health Department offered a drive-thru flu shot clinic Monday at the J.A. Walters YMCA, and the department is among many groups ...

October 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

Nov. 2 meeting set for Martin Road traffic study

A Nov. 2 meeting has been set to discuss traffic alternatives to Martin Road as part of plans to build a new, nearby Interstate 985 ...

October 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local

Fiery North Hall crash injures deputy, inmates

A Whitfield County sheriff's deputy ran a stop sign, injuring herself and two inmates in a fiery North Hall wreck Monday morning, according to ...

October 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local

Flowery Branch man will lead state’s Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency

A Flowery Branch man has been named director of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency.

October 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local

Man sells handcrafted instruments at Gold Rush Days

Gourds are a strange fruit.

October 16, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local

Jeff Stowe, Angela Middleton battle for District 4 seat in Hall County

Democrat Angela Thomas Middleton will challenge incumbent Republican Jeff Stowe for the District 4 seat on the Hall County Board of Commissioners this election season ...

October 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Connecting homeless to help a challenge ahead of deadline to leave encampment

The goodwill of local nonprofits, shelters and missions may be up to the task of supporting the area's homeless, but meeting the need on ...

October 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local

75-acre West Hall subdivision proposal goes before Hall planners

A 75-acre subdivision is being proposed near Lake Lanier in West Hall.

October 16, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local

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