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Former Falcons star Jamal Anderson sentenced to 12 days in jail on Hall DUI charge

A former Atlanta Falcons running back pleaded guilty recently to two traffic-related offenses and was sentenced to 12 days in confinement.

April 13, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Planning Board approves Atlanta Street rezoning

The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board has OK'd a rezoning necessary to redevelop the public housing complex on Atlanta Street into both affordable and market-rate units.

April 12, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Christmas Day, Thanksgiving alcoholic beverage sales now allowed in Oakwood

Alcoholic beverage sales are now allowed in Oakwood on Christmas Day and Thanksgiving.

April 12, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville senior gets first Whalen scholarship

Gainesville High senior Hannah Martin was named the first winner of the Gus Whalen Scholarship, announced Tuesday at the graduation of Featherbone Communiversity Academy.

April 12, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Two face drug, weapons charges

Two men are facing multiple drug-related charges after deputies on patrol on April 10 identified suspicious activity in Jackson County.

April 12, 2016 | LeAnne Akin Times Regional Staff | Local


Master teachers recognized for ‘planting seeds’

Ernest Lee described teaching as planting seeds.

April 12, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Bats’ summer activity delays Boling Bridge work until fall

Two federally protected bat species are delaying replacement of Boling Bridge at the Hall-Forsyth county line.

April 12, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Shooting victim's sister awoke to gunshots, her brother lying on the ground outside

Laqueria Harrison stood on the top step in the Orchard Brook Apartments Monday night screaming, "I can't lose my brother."

April 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Rabid raccoon reported in North Hall

A raccoon was found to be rabid after contact with a dog in the Ransom Free Road area of North Hall County.

April 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Main Street 'visionary' Dan Summer remembered, honored with plaque on Gainesville square

Before Dan Summer made his mark in Gainesville, the downtown square resembled a ghost town.

April 12, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Basin including Chattahoochee River most endangered in country, group says

Outdated water management and rising demand has placed the Chattahoochee-Apalachicola-Flint River Basin in Georgia, Florida and Alabama, of which Lake Lanier is an integral part, at the top of the country's most endangered list, according to the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group American Rivers.

April 12, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall County observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

The annual Victims' Rights Ceremony will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Kenyon Plaza between the Hall County courthouse and its annex.

April 11, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


15 bicycles stolen from Toys for Tots storage facility

Fifteen bicycles and other goods were stolen from a Toys for Tots storage facility in Gainesville run by the local Marine Corps League.

April 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Police investigating Saturday Waffle House robbery

Two suspects demanded cash from employees after midnight Sunday at a Gainesville Waffle House, police said.

April 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall County Schools pay raises remain likely; 2017 draft budget is $228 million

Employees of Hall County Schools are nearly certain to get a raise this year, though it remains to be determined how close that is to a 3 percent increase.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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Clermont council denies home decor shop’s request to de-annex

Clermont Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to deny Mark and Valerie Kirves' request to de-annex their 4-acre property off Cleveland Highway/U.S. 129. Their ...

May 04, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville council OKs Atlanta Street rezoning

Gainesville City Council gave the first go-ahead Tuesday night for a rezoning necessary to redevelop the public housing complex on Atlanta Street into both affordable ...

May 04, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Clermont town councilman resigns from post

Clermont Town Councilman Eric Thomas resigned Tuesday, meaning another stretch without a full council is on the way for the North Hall town.

May 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Local lawmakers voice understanding but disappointment in Deal's campus carry veto

Gov. Nathan Deal has blocked a push to allow anyone with a permit to carry concealed handguns on Georgia campuses.

May 03, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Stowe, Phillips in primary battle for County Commission District 4 seat

Incumbent Jeff Stowe will face Troy Phillips in the Hall County Commission District 4 Republican primary this month, with the winner facing Democratic challenger Angela ...

May 03, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


50 jobs to be cut as Cargill closes part of Gainesville operations

Some 50 jobs at Cargill's Gainesville plant will be phased out over 15-18 months as ownership in the company's Dressings, Sauces and Mayonnaise ...

May 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Temporary hiring OK’d for critical needs in Gainesville government

Hoping to maintain service levels when an employee abruptly leaves, Gainesville City Manager Bryan Lackey has been given the authority to approve temporary hiring for ...

May 03, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Lights Ferry Connector now open in Flowery Branch

For years, downtown Flowery Branch may have been quaint, but it wasn't necessarily motorist-friendly.

May 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


McEver Arts Academy lockdown incident results in warning for father

A man was taken into custody Tuesday at McEver Arts Academy when a "domestic dispute of some kind" erupted, according to Hall Superintendent Will Schofield.

May 03, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall, Gainesville middle and high schools rank above average on state scores

Hall County and Gainesville middle and high schools scored above the state average while elementary schools scored below in the fourth College and Career Readiness ...

May 03, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Camp Merrill plans water jump May 11 at War Hill Park in Dawson

If you see soldiers jumping from helicopters into Lake Lanier next week, don't worry, there's no emergency.

May 03, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Deal signs bill changing standardized testing measures

May 03, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


Part of Wilshire trail closed this week for replacement

A portion of the trail at Wilshire Trails Park will be closed Wednesday through Friday as it is replaced.

May 03, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gailey, Higgins vying to be chairman of Hall Board of Commissioners

The chair of the Hall County Board of Commissioners has just one vote, worth the same as other members, but the role does call for ...

May 02, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville school board debates how to receive public comments

Gainesville City Schools will continue to hear comments from residents who sign up to speak at meetings and will do that earlier in its meetings ...

May 02, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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