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Peaches in North Georgia buck state trend, yield large crop

A dismal year for Georgia's central and southern peach farmers means money is growing on trees for North Georgia orchards.

May 31, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Organization hopes to use Green Street home for mentoring young men with social disorder

A young man with the physical build of a strong college football lineman shared openly with a stranger the many good things that are happening in his life.

May 31, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


92-year-old man gains muscle strength through medical trial

At age 92, Bill Erwin likes to be active.

May 31, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


J & J Foods on Limestone puts focus on local, fresh as it reopens, rebrands

The produce department's quality is what started Patty Smith shopping at J & J Foods on Jesse Jewell Parkway 30 years ago.

May 31, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Suspect arrested in test drive theft, car still not found

A woman who authorities say took a gold minivan for a test drive at a South Hall dealership two weeks ago and did not return has been arrested, but the vehicle has not been found.

May 31, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Child beaten; 2 adults, including mother, charged

A 7-year-old autistic child, who was reported missing for several hours Tuesday morning, was found with "multiple injuries," and his mother and a man have been charged.

May 31, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Discussion lively at South Hall school redistricting meeting

On the site of Hall County's next middle and high schools, residents and school officials engaged in what was often lively discussion with words like "gerrymandering," "conflict of interest" and "transparency" about where attendance lines should be drawn.

May 31, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Ga. 211 being targeted for fixes by Braselton, DOT

Improvements are planned for a busy stretch of road in Hall, Gwinnett and Barrow counties and crossing Interstate 85.

May 30, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Wreck victim’s family waits as court decides whether man competent for trial

It's been more than two years of waiting for Elizabeth Chambers, and it could be even longer.

May 30, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Davis students place second in Odyssey world competition

A team of Davis Middle School students finished second out of 45 teams in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals on the campus of Michigan State University last week.

May 30, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Flowery Branch tax hike public hearings set for Thursday

Public hearings on a proposed property tax increase in Flowery Branch are set for Thursday.

May 30, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hospital shaking up nursing roles

Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville has started the process of removing licensed practical nurses from patient care roles by 2022.

May 30, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Democrats protest outside of U.S. Rep. Doug Collins’ office

Calling for a face-to-face meeting, more than 100 North Georgia Democrats and activists gathered for their second protest outside of Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Collins' Gainesville office on Tuesday.

May 30, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Authorities: Employee was accomplice in McDonald’s theft

Two people are facing charges in connection with an April theft at a South Hall McDonald's in which a man wearing a mask was holding a gun on a McDonald's employee who authorities now allege was the man's accomplice.

May 30, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


DNR hoping more will hunt coyotes

More than 160 coyotes have been killed across the state since the Georgia Department of Natural Resource's coyote challenge started in April.

May 30, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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Family offers their version of Thursday shooting

Every night since last week's shooting, Jennifer Harris said she has nightmares of bullets coming at her "for no reason."

June 21, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Father, 6-year-old son drown in Lumpkin County

A father and his 6-year-old son drowned Tuesday afternoon while sliding off a rock at Dicks Creek Falls in the Chattahoochee National Forest.

June 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


$45K of meth, stolen rifle seized in bust

More than $45,000 worth of methamphetamine was seized by Hall County and Gainesville's anti-drug task force in a Tuesday bust.

June 21, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

DUNWOODY - Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that ...

June 21, 2017 | By Bill Barrow and Kathleen Foody Associated Press | Local


Major music licensing company flags Lula

Lula, with a population of less than 3,000 residents, can no longer fly under the radar.

June 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


What we know and don't know about last week’s shooting

A child and deputy were injured in an exchange of gunfire last week in East Hall.

June 20, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Live in a city? You could get a county tax break

If you live in a city in Hall County, your property tax bill could drop next year depending on what happens in in the next ...

June 20, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


New Habitat ReStore location features price cuts

As the Habitat For Humanity of Hall County ReStore settles back into its former Murphy Boulevard location after a year at 975 Chestnut St., officials ...

June 20, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Tri-county self-taxing district paying for multi-use paths

As area governments are raising or proposing to raise taxes, a small cluster of Braselton businesses is chipping in a little extra to improve connectivity ...

June 20, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lula leaders OK new budget with no new taxes

When Mayor Milton Turner opened the floor to public comments, no one from among the handful of residents who attended Monday night's meeting had ...

June 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Daytime Boling Bridge lane closure set for Tuesday

Boling Bridge on Ga. 53 will close to a single lane of traffic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

June 19, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


4 new expenses in Gainesville school system budget

Pay raises and insurance and retirement benefit increases for employees, along with an increase in money for textbooks and other instructional needs, are the biggest ...

June 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


County nixes retail hopes for Sardis-Ledan intersection

Hall County isn't counting on commercial development at the Sardis and Ledan roads intersection for the next five years.

June 19, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Mother, Oakwood officer help save wheelchair-bound man from fire

An early-morning fire Monday in Oakwood left an elderly woman and her adult son, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, without their home of eight ...

June 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Oakwood eyeing downtown ‘town center’

Oakwood is hoping to develop city-owned property near downtown as a "town center."

June 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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