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Schofield named 1 of 4 finalists for superintendent of year

Hall County Schools superintendent Will Schofield has been named a finalist for 2012 Superintendent of the Year.

September 01, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Firefighters hike 110 stories to honor 9/11 victims

Before their collapse, the World Trade Center's Twin Towers stood at 1,350 feet and 110 stories.

August 31, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Petition to recall Lutz withdrawn

A group looking to recall the election of Hall County Commissioner Craig Lutz has withdrawn its application.

August 31, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Four children, adult injured in accident

Two children were flown to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston after an early Wednesday morning wreck on Mount Vernon and Jim Hood roads in North Hall.

August 31, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


County officials concerned about new state House maps

New state House districts drawn for Hall County will likely present challenges for elections officials and residents alike, said residents and county officials who spoke at a community meeting on new political maps.

August 31, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Graves: Congress must focus on jobs, economy

Meeting with residents who packed the Forsyth County Administration Building Wednesday night, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves said jobs and the economy are the top issues the government should be dealing with right now.

August 31, 2011 | By Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


Gainesville residents help Irene victims

As residents across the east coast clean up after Hurricane Irene, a group of Gainesville residents continues to offer aid to those affected by the storm.

August 31, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Brenau program saving endangered species

There are a lot of little green things growing in Jessi Shrout and Heather Gladfelter's lab at Brenau University.

August 31, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Local businesswoman to run against Hamrick for Gainesville council seat

As qualifying wrapped up in Gainesville and some other area cities on Wednesday, local businesswoman Debra Harkrider filed papers stating her official intention to run for the Gainesville City Council.

August 31, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


One killed, 6 seriously injured in Tuesday morning wrecks

One man is dead after a wreck Tuesday morning on McEver Road at Gould Road in front of Free Chapel Worship Center.

August 31, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Gainesville school board lowers tax rate slightly

Gainesville taxpayers will have a little less of a load this year.

August 30, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Chamber sees 'bump in growth' for Hall County

OAKWOOD - Existing industry in Hall County is seeing a "bump in growth," a Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce official told South Hall business leaders Tuesday.

August 30, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawsonville man faces felony drug charges

A 42-year-old Dawsonville man was arrested Monday after he was accused of shooting an intruder who authorities say was attempting to take marijuana plants from his property early Sunday.

August 30, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Graves seeks public's input

U.S. Rep. Tom Graves will hold town hall meetings this week in Northeast Georgia to discuss issues and hear from residents in the 9th District, which includes Hall County.

August 30, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Teachers learn how to use LEGOs as educational tool

LEGOs are more than just plastic bricks these days. Now, they're ways to get kids interested in math, science and creative writing.

August 30, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Skunk in North Hall is county’s 11th confirmed rabies case of 2016

A skunk was found to be rabid after contact with a dog in North Hall, Hall County Animal Control learned on Monday.

November 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Lula begins to shape new alcohol rules

Lula officials are working to figure out what the rules will be for restaurants selling liquor, beer and wine after the city's voters approved ...

November 30, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Ga. Supreme Court to weigh whether 1st amendment protects Hall student’s 'Columbine' threat

A former Lanier Charter Career Academy student accused of threatening to get "the chopper out and make Columbine look childish" will take his case to ...

November 30, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Feldman named executive director for Georgia Mountains Regional Commission

Heather Feldman has been named executive director of the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission. She had served as the interim executive director since August before being ...

November 29, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Grant to fund leadership course for African-American males at UNG

The University System of Georgia's African-American Male Initiative will fund a course this spring at the University of North Georgia aimed at helping African-American ...

November 29, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Starbucks holiday cups facing less uproar this year

While the uproar over this year's holiday cups at Starbucks is a bit quieter than last year, it still exists.

November 29, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


House fire sparks dispute over access to water

A Monday night fire that destroyed the family home of a prominent local businessman has reignited a dispute between some Hall County and Gainesville officials ...

November 29, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Trail tunnel construction could start in early December

Work on a pedestrian/bicycling tunnel under Atlanta Highway/Ga. 13 near the Georgia Department of Labor could begin in early December.

November 29, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Wilheits' North Hall home destroyed in fire

Fire destroyed the expansive lakeside home of community leaders Philip and Mary Hart Wilheit.

November 29, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Sheriff’s Office investigating stolen flags in Gainesville subdivision

The American flag has been flying in front of Matthew Youngelman's home since he moved to Summer Creek Estates off Lee Land Road.

November 29, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Water main break causes traffic delays

Georgia Department of Transportation crews worked to repair a water main under Ga. 11/U.S. 129 near Casper Drive on Monday night, leading to ...

November 29, 2016 | | Local


Opportunities to volunteer during the holidays

The holidays are a time for giving. What better way to spread holiday cheer than volunteering?

November 29, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Times seeks memories of Pearl Harbor

The Times is planning coverage of the 75th anniversary of Japan's Dec. 7 attack on Pearl Harbor.

November 28, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville selects superintendent search firm

The Gainesville school board has chosen a search firm to represent it in the search for a superintendent to replace Wanda Creel, who is leaving ...

November 28, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Man robbed of wallet at gunpoint

A man was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday while in Gainesville, police said.

November 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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