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Gainesville offers $7.2M for old Hall County jail

A source with the Hall County government has confirmed that Gainesville has matched Corrections Corp. of America's offer on the old county jail, and is willing to pay $7.2 million to control the future of the Main Street property.

March 21, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


State’s first lady sees old friends, delivers Meals on Wheels

First lady Sandra Deal hugged quite a few familiar necks during her tour of the Gainesville-Hall County Meals on Wheels program on Tuesday.

March 20, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Dawsonville to name acting mayor, call special election this summer

Following the death of Joe Lane Cox earlier this month, the Dawsonville City Council is preparing to appoint an acting mayor and call for a special election.

March 20, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Class Notes: Hall students ‘kick butts’ to be smoke-free

"The best way to have a smokin' smile ... is not to smoke."

March 20, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Mansfield named new Main Street manager

Regina Mansfield has been hired as the Main Street manager, Gainesville City Manager Kip Padgett said Tuesday.

March 20, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Achievement gaps land Chicopee Woods, Gainesville Middle on state's ‘focus’ list

Two area schools have been named "focus" schools under the new statewide school accountability system.

March 20, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Girl Scouts honor Rosemary Dodd as 2012 Woman of Distinction

Some 400 people showed up for Rosemary Dodd's "family reunion."

March 20, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Achievement gap lands 2 area schools on ‘focus’ list

Two area schools have been named "focus" schools under the new statewide school accountability system.

March 20, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Work on Commerce rail crossing now set for next week

A railroad crossing on U.S. 441/Ga. 15, just north of the intersection of U.S. 441 and Ga. 334 in Commerce, is now set for replacement next week, if weather permits.

March 20, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville High to add 2 advanced placement classes

Advanced placement students at Gainesville High School will have more options next year, thanks to two grants.

March 20, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Da Vinci Academy students earn Photoshop certificates

It is never too early to start building a resume. From degrees to certifications to experience, every little bit adds up.

March 20, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Planners OK annexing Tanners Creek Business Park

The Oakwood Planning Commission gave its OK on Monday night to annexing 71 undeveloped acres in the Tanners Creek Business Park.

March 20, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


The Local Agenda: Commissioners talk Hall transit

The Hall County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to "discuss" Hall Area Transit at today's work session meeting ahead of talks about the general budget process.

March 20, 2012 | By Aaron Hale and Jeff Gill Of The Times staff | Local


Have you been a victim of identity theft?

We're looking to talk with local people who have been victims of identity theft. Tell us your story by emailing Savannah King at sking@gainesvilletimes.com or calling 770-718-3435.

March 20, 2012 | | Local


Public utilities retreat to focus on water rates

Gainesville City Council will get a first look at proposed 2013 water and sewer rates from the city of Gainesville Public Utilities Department this weekend.

March 19, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


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Boling Bridge lane closing at 11 a.m. every weekday this week

Construction on Boling Bridge will close a single lane of traffic on Ga. 53 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every day this ...

August 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Federal money sought in South Hall project for developmentally disabled adults

Construction could start later this year in South Hall on an 84-unit residential complex for developmentally disabled people, as federal financing is being sought for ...

August 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Outside food limits, more exercise contribute to more healthy schools in Hall County

Parents don't bring cupcakes in for celebrations at McEver Arts Academy. In fact, other than lunches brought from home, there isn't a lot ...

August 13, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall official keeping eye on Gwinnett Transit study

Phillippa Lewis Moss believes Hall County commuters clearly want to get to Gwinnett County and Atlanta, "and the reverse commute is also true."

August 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Neighbors air complaints in Forsyth about weekend Lake Lanier house rentals

August 13, 2017 | By Kelly Whitmire kwhitmire@forsythnews.com | Local


New conservative political group forms in Hall

A new conservative group has formed in North Georgia, the Lanier Republican Assembly, and it shares some of the same leadership as the Hall County ...

August 13, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Meth, marijuana drive drug trade in Hall County

Mitchell Posey knows his fellow agents will never be able to end the drug trade. Whenever one player gets taken down, another one picks up ...

August 13, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall schools recruit trained Labrador to sniff out drugs on campuses

At just 14 months old, Murph is easily the youngest employee in Hall County Schools.

August 13, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Photo slideshow: Contra dancers put their best feet forward

If you've been hankering to glide across the dance floor, montly contra dances are offered the second Saturday each month at First Baptist Church ...

August 12, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


A healing haven: Good News Clinics celebrates 25 years of free health care

Good News Clinics in Gainesville has become a rock in recent days for Pam Cofer.

August 12, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Riders saddle up for tough trails in Extreme Cowboy Race at Chicopee Ag Center

It was a day for Wild West riders Saturday when the Georgia State Championship Extreme Cowboy Race came to the Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center in ...

August 12, 2017 | By Kaylee Martin kmartin@gainesvilletimes.com | Local




Cleaning up Lake Lanier a pricey project for sewer officials

Sewer and water utilities are trying to come up with creative ways to dull the pain of Clean Water Act restrictions on Lake Lanier set ...

August 12, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Don’t eclipse your eyesight; take precautions to view celestial event

While there is a lot of excitement surrounding the total solar eclipse that will cross into North Georgia on Aug. 21, many have expressed concerns ...

August 12, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville airport manager Palmer to step down at end of August

After a five-year tour as manager of Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, Terry Palmer is leaving the post at the end of the month.

August 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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