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System chancellor impressed with local campuses

University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby said he was impressed with Northeast Georgia's colleges after spending time Friday in the area.

October 21, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Advance voting at a crawl so far at Hall precincts

Foot traffic at voting precincts across Hall County has been slow for advance voting, officials say, and some are skeptical it will increase.

October 21, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Cumming-Forsyth chamber says county’s economy is growing

Forsyth County has had a "very active year" in regards to recruiting and growing businesses, an official told the county's development authority.

October 21, 2011 | BY CRYSTAL LEDFORD Times regional staff | Local


Bear population rising in NE Georgia

A bear sighting is often something considered when hiking in the wilderness, but wildlife biologists say those encounters could become more prevalent in Northeast Georgia suburbs.

October 21, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Gainesville boy stars tonight in Hallmark movie

Nicholas Stargel, 11, has quite an impressive resume.

October 21, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


After heated debate, Flowery Branch sets special election date

After a heated discussion that included talk of possible litigation, the Flowery Branch City Council voted 3-2 Thursday night to allow residents to qualify Nov. 2-4 for a March 6 special election to fill a council seat.

October 21, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Possible frost predicted for Hall County

A frost advisory has been issued for Hall County through 10 a.m. today.

October 21, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


DaVinci Academy creates museum featuring projects, fossils

Marilou Downs, 13, and Melissa Hernandez, 12, spent Thursday morning teaching the public that hair dye isn't always a good choice.

October 21, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


70-million-year old fossil unveiled at exhibit

Tinker, the 70-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus Rex now housed at DaVinci Academy's Museum of Inspired Learning, comes to Hall County with plenty of skeletons in its closet.

October 21, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall’s home fields: Riverside's history marked with many changes

It took a while for the Riverside Military Academy Eagles to find a permanent home.

October 21, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall County seeks out cities for landfill revenue

Hall County leaders are courting local cities, hoping their overtures will bring municipal trash back to the county's landfill.

October 21, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Drive smart expo teaches students about safe practices

Flowery Branch High School students bared the cold Thursday during a demonstration by the Duluth Police Department to discuss the importance of teen safe driving.

October 20, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Lanier Golf Club owners question appraisal process

The owners of Lanier Golf Club are asking the Forsyth County Board of Tax Assessors to reconsider the appraisals of both Lanier and Hampton Golf Village.

October 20, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


Former Hall tax commissioner dies at 94

Former Hall County Tax Commissioner W. Byron Turk, 94, of Gainesville died Thursday.

October 20, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Pedestrian killed early Wednesday crossing Dawsonville Highway

A Gainesville man was killed early Wednesday morning after being hit by a car while crossing Dawsonville Highway near Manor Ridge.

October 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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A young, tireless fighter: 5-year-old East Hall boy battles rare blood disease

For young Jeremiah Nash, the waiting continues.

February 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Mother fights on against deadly drug that led to son's overdose

In the two years since her son's fatal overdose, Lisa Hicks said she has not stopped fighting to strengthen laws on the drug that ...

February 19, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Protesters maintain vigil on Gainesville corner in support of immigrants

Arturo Adame held his homemade sign up high Saturday evening alone on the side of Jesse Jewell Parkway.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Humane Society fundraiser combines paintings, patrons and puppies

Everything in the name of rescuing animals.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Downed banner still has townfolk buzzing in Dahlonega

DAHLONEGA - Emotions are still running hot in this Lumpkin County town after a controversial pro-Ku Klux Klan banner was hung from a building off of ...

February 18, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Groups seek combined $187K from Gainesville

Three organizations that do their part to enhance quality of life for local residents and visitors alike presented the Gainesville City Council this week separate ...

February 18, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Warmest winter in years has plants blooming early

When General Beauregard Lee exited his stately white-columned manor on the grounds of the Yellow River Game Ranchon Groundhog Day morning he signaled to the ...

February 18, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Gainesville man gets 25-year prison sentence for child molestation

A Gainesville man must serve 25 years of a life sentence after being convicted of molesting a girl continuously for three years, according to officials.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville man acquitted of aggravated assault

A Gainesville man accused of stabbing his older brother was acquitted on a more serious charge by a jury Friday.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Yoga station added to Interactive Neighborhood for Kids

It took three pairs of hands to hopefully encourage kids to relax.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Charges dismissed for co-defendants in rape, sodomy case

A Magistrate Court judge dismissed the sexual assault case against two co-defendants at a committal hearing Friday in Hall County.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


KKK sign could return to Dahlonega building

DAHLONEGA - A sign removed from a Dahlonega building featuring Ku Klux Klan imagery could make a return.

February 17, 2017 | By Kelly Whitmire kwhitmire@forsythnews.com | Local


Georgia House approves state budget increasing teacher pay

ATLANTA - Georgia teachers and other state employees would get a 2 percent salary increase while staff overseeing child welfare cases will see a 19 percent ...

February 17, 2017 | By Kathleen Foody Associated Press | Local


Army Corps announces park and campground schedule

The Army Corps of Engineers has announced its 2017 schedule for day-use parks and campgrounds.

February 17, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Jaycees choose Greene, Fowler as Young Man, Woman of Year

Reliability is a trait that both the winners of the Gainesville Jaycees' prestigious Young Man and Young Woman of the Year have.

February 17, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


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