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North Gwinnett man to seek new state House seat

A freshly minted state House district in Hall and Gwinnett counties has its first candidate.

March 02, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Buyers warned of Forsyth County subdivision’s problems

Buyers of lots in a northeastern Forsyth County subdivision, beware.

March 02, 2012 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


Tornado warnings expire; watch continues until 5 a.m.

A stormy night in North Georgia led to two reports of tornados in the area, with warning sirens sounding in Hall County. There were no immediate reports of damage.

March 02, 2012 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Liquor store owners say Sunday alcohol sales are flat

Alcohol sales have not seen a noticeable increase since Gainesville, Flowery Branch and Oakwood passed Sunday sales ordinances last year, according to local convenience and liquor store managers.

March 01, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Gainesville drafts new urban redevelopment plan

In an effort to improve economic viability in distressed areas, Gainesville officials are offering an urban redevelopment plan that could bring tax credit for new jobs in some areas.

March 01, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Fair Street School demolition set for Monday

The Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School will take the first step in its makeover when demolition begins at 8 a.m. Monday.

March 01, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Seats, shelters on the way for Hall bus stops

Efforts to install some 30 "Simme-Seats" at Hall Area Transit stops - a first for the bus system - could take place this spring.

March 01, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ga., Ala. immigration laws await high court

ATLANTA - A panel of federal appeals court judges in Georgia said today it will wait for direction from the U.S. Supreme Court before deciding the constitutionality of Georgia and Alabama's immigration laws.

March 01, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville school bus involved in accident

A Gainesville school bus struck a construction trash bin this morning on Lakeshore Circle.

March 01, 2012 | | Local


GSC campus votes in mock presidential primary

The nation will find out how Georgia votes in the 2012 presidential primary next Tuesday, but on the campus of Gainesville State College, the students, faculty and staff have already made their choice. Well, sort of.

March 01, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Gingrich offers bold ideas to beat Obama

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich pitched himself as the boldest presidential candidate with the right vision for America before a crowd of a few hundred supporters Wednesday night at the Gainesville Civic Center.

March 01, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Gingrich looks to Ga. to fuel comeback

Moments after he addressed a Gainesville crowd Wednesday evening, Newt Gingrich got word of a headline on a news website that he, like "Lazarus," might be rising again.

March 01, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Texting error leads to lockdowns at West Hall middle, high schools

An auto corrected text message, accidentally sent to the wrong number, was the catalyst to lockdowns Wednesday at West Hall middle and high schools.

March 01, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Judge who pulled gun out in Lumpkin courtroom retires

Judge David Barrett, who last week pulled a gun out during a court hearing in Lumpkin County, has retired, according to a letter to Gov. Nathan Deal dated Wednesday.

March 01, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Sardis Road Connector gets funding

The Sardis Road Connector picked up a little steam last week, but the long-awaited road project is still about five years from starting.

February 29, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Armed robbery suspect arrested after foot chase near Chicopee Village

A Flowery Branch man faces more than 20 charges including armed robbery, aggravated assault and burglary dating back to two incidents in February after his ...

July 18, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


DOT announces 2nd continuous flow intersection in state

A second continuous flow intersection in Gwinnett County is among 24 transportation contracts awarded this summer by the Georgia Department of Transportation.

July 18, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Shafer discusses lieutenant governor run to South Hall GOP

Sen. David Shafer, R-Duluth, pitched fiscal conservatism and old-school Republican self-reliance in a Flowery Branch speech about his run for lieutenant governor on Monday.

July 17, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Lula deal to buy train depot in danger

Lula city officials made public for the first time Monday the offer they are making to buy the Train Depot from the Lula Area Betterment ...

July 17, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Investigator details 2014 fatal West Avenue shooting

More than two years since a fatal West Avenue shooting, one suspect appeared in Magistrate Court for a hearing Monday.

July 17, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Anglin running for re-election to Flowery Branch City Council

Flowery Branch City Councilman Joe Anglin is running for re-election this fall.

July 17, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Public can weigh in on new South Hall school names in survey

Hall County Schools officials are turning to a survey to get public input on potential names for the new seventh district middle and high schools ...

July 17, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Food stamp use down in Hall, but challenges remain for residents

Work requirements have cut in half the number of single adults receiving food stamps in Hall County and in 23 other counties.

July 17, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Authorities: 2 charged in home invasion were trying to collect on a debt

Two Gainesville men face multiple charges in an alleged home invasion in which the suspects were reportedly attempting to collect on a debt, according to ...

July 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Man accused of sexually assaulting disabled adult

A Gainesville man is accused of sexually assaulting a disabled woman, according to authorities.

July 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Police ID man who shot deputy before taking own life in north Forsyth home

Both the deceased suspect and the Forsyth County deputy he shot twice in the leg when he responded to a domestic-related 911 call Sunday afternoon ...

July 17, 2017 | By Kayla Robins krobins@forsythnews.com | Local


Driver identified from fatal crash Saturday morning on Dawsonville Highway

One person was killed in a vehicle crash Saturday morning on Dawsonville Highway at Jay Mountain Road in northern Hall County.

July 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Oakwood 84-unit affordable housing plan is being proposed again this year

An Atlanta firm is trying again to get tax credits to help fund an 84-unit affordable housing apartment complex in Oakwood.

July 16, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Construction of new Flowery Branch City Hall well underway

The new Flowery Branch City Hall is beginning to take shape.

July 16, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lanier Tech students earn gold medals at national competition

For Jesse Connell and Luis Angel Melendez Novas, a gold medal in the national SkillsUSA competition in June began months ago when they convinced instructor ...

July 16, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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