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Gainesville man arrested in $11M drug bust

A Gainesville man is among three people charged with drug trafficking following the discovery of 120 kilograms of cocaine and 380 pounds of methamphetamine at a warehouse in Duluth.

February 14, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


DOT crews finish winter work in mountains

The Georgia Department of Transportation has finished battling snow and sleet in parts of Northeast Georgia.

February 14, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Couples rekindle romance by renewing vows

While on weekend leave in late 1943 from the U.S. Army base at Fort Benning, Joe Whitenton called one of his friends and told him to "get the girls."

February 14, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Oakwood wants land-use talks with lake residents

Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown said Monday night he would like to "re-engage" with homeowners in Lake Lanier communities outside the city about a future land-use plan for the area.

February 14, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


AARP unit offers food stamp help for seniors

Nearly two-thirds of older Georgians eligible for food stamps are not enrolled in the federal program, according to AARP.

February 14, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


The Local Agenda: Energy tax exemption worries cities

Gainesville City Council expressed concerns about Gov. Nathan Deal's proposed energy sales tax cut exemption in a work session earlier this month.

February 14, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Rotary Club honors governor, INK director at banquet

The Gainesville Rotary Club honored two residents Monday for their contributions to the community and the state a the club's annual banquet.

February 14, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Cedar Creek talks await Lanier report

Officials from Gainesville and Hall County seemed to have come to some agreement in their tug-of-war over the unused Cedar Creek Reservoir.

February 14, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Rain, sleet could hit Hall County overnight

Snow is out but sleet is in the updated forecast for the Hall County area.

February 13, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Family learning new details about injured Marine’s condition

More details are emerging about the condition and status of a 2011 Chestatee High School graduate severely injured Friday by a blast from a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

February 13, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Large crowd rallies for GHS honor student

Several hundred people packed into Antioch Baptist Church on Sunday to throw their support behind a Gainesville High School senior they say is being denied the honor of becoming the school's first black valedictorian.

February 13, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: Voters may learn of T-SPLOST projects before balloting

Most of the transportation tax's focus is on regional roads projects, but that makes up three-fourths of where the proposed dollars will go.

February 13, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Marine recovering from roadside blast in Afghanistan

A 2011 Chestatee High School graduate was severely injured Friday by a blast from a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, but family members say he is expected to recover.

February 12, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Local colleges worry what consolidation will mean for identities

Proximity may be one of the chief reasons to consolidate Gainesville State College and North Georgia College & State University.

February 11, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Gainesville fire department donates water hoses for dock upgrade

A Gainesville High School student has found a use for a fire hose that is more than 30 years old.

February 11, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | 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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