Local health care providers say there is marginal evidence that fewer Hispanic patients are seeking care in Hall County. At the Hall County Health Department, the total number of patient visits hasn't changed much. Dave Palmer, spokesman for District 2 Public Health in Gainesville, said there were 8,887 total visits in fiscal year 2007, compared to about 8,630 in 2008.
OAKWOOD - When Oakwood City Hall opened in May 2003, city officials hoped the building would take care of governmental needs for the next 10 to 15 years.
Used car lots are a dominant feature along Atlanta Highway. Many of them carry the Hispanic surname of their owners. In Spanish, the signs advertise easy credit and quick financing with or without an established credit record.
There is ample evidence that Latinos are leaving Hall County. The reason why Latinos are leaving depends on whom you ask. Day laborers who wait for work in parking lots on Atlanta Highway say Latinos are leaving in search of jobs. A few, who spoke to The Times while they waited for someone ...
As director of the local Senior Life Center, Merry Howard stresses the second word in the agency's name.
The numbers are dwindling at Centro Evangelistico, a mostly Hispanic church in Gainesville, but pastor Lemuel Betancourt keeps turning on the lights and welcoming the worshippers. The church that boasts of having Georgia's first Hispanic church-run child care center is now in danger of having to shut its doors.
Gainesville First United Methodist Church kicked off its annual pumpkin sale on Sunday afternoon.
CLEVELAND - The wall of the Cleveland post office now bears the name of Sgt. Jason Robert Harkins, who was killed in Iraq in 2007.
Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:
There are a few numbers that are important in the life of Lilliam, a young Gainesville State College student.
Are you health smart? Come out Wednesday to the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's HealthSmart Expo to get up to date on health topics and take advantage of wellness services. "It's unique because it's not like a typical health fair," said Robyn Lynch, vice president of membership development. "Every booth actually has some sort of interactive activity or educational materials to share." The expo is set for 1 to 5 p.m. at the Georgia Mountains ...
All employers have to complete a federal verification of eligibility for employment for all workers. The form, called an I-9, requires the presentation of one or more documents that provide positive identification of the person's identity and his or her legal status for work.
Part of the Atlanta Highway/Ga. 13 interchange is set to open on Tuesday.
On a Friday morning in the Hall County jail, two dozen jumpsuit-clad inmates lined up in handcuffs and leg irons to plead guilty to the misdemeanor crimes that landed them there. After being led by deputies into a plain cinder block room converted into a courtroom with a pair of flags and a judge's desk at one end, the inmates quietly sat in rows of metal and plastic chairs. They waited to enter their pleas ...
Gainesville police are investigating an armed robbery Saturday night at Super Mercado Carrillo El Guero.
Positions in manufacturing are consistent as the market grows, but employer demands seem to be outpacing employee skills.
Gainesville's youth detention center will be accommodating more offenders, according to Thursday's Department of Juvenile Justice announcement to close the Gwinnett Regional Youth Detention Center by June 2014.
Except for an area off the Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway bridge in Gainesville over the Chattahoochee River, Lake Lanier met water quality standards in 2013.
Sunday afternoon on Green Street saw rain, cold temperatures and the arrival of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, albeit 17 days before Christmas Day.
Saturday morning, local residents will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville honoring veterans, both past and present.
Gainesville Public Utilities Department Director Kelly Randall said fewer companies were cited this year than previously for noncompliance with federal wastewater regulations.
Hall County has set a Jan. 7 deadline to receive proposals from consultants applying to help complete an update of a long-range transportation plan.
A North Hall County family of four is homeless after a fire destroyed its home Sunday morning.
The closer Christmas gets, the more excitement begins to fill the air.
A Gainesville church is continuing a tradition that may go on hiatus next year.
Work is finished on an extensive paving project at Lake Lanier parks and campgrounds, the biggest of three improvement projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first use of federal road dollars.
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested four people Thursday charged with stealing a utility trailer and motorcycle.
A private tri-state water group has worked several years to find a water-sharing solution in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin that includes Lake Lanier, something that has eluded Georgia, Alabama and Florida for two decades.
The Georgia State Patrol on Friday identified the victim of a Wednesday afternoon fatal wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road as Paula J. Harper of Commerce.
Jose Galaviz was abusing drugs, including injecting heroin, when he wound up in the Hall County Drug Court program after being presented with two options.