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Most Hall schools score well on graduation tests

Scores released Monday show that most Hall County schools fared better than the state on graduation tests this year.

June 07, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local

2 charged in copper thefts at Sugar Hill Elementary

James Blake Wingo, 21, and a teenage juvenile were charged Tuesday afternoon in connection with copper thefts at Sugar Hill Elementary School in eastern Hall County.

June 07, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local

Gainesville gives initial OK to budget

Despite declining property values in the area, Gainesville's elected officials are ready to move forward on a spending plan that doesn't require them to change the property tax rate.

June 07, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local

Alligator caught in North Hall

A 6-foot alligator was caught near White Sulphur Road in northern Hall County and later euthanized Sunday afternoon after neighbors reported it to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

June 06, 2011 | BY MIKE HILL | Local

I-985 pileup injures 4

A four-car pileup near Exit 12 of Interstate 985 injured four and caused traffic headaches Monday afternoon.

June 06, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local

Restaurant owner arrested in gun-pointing incident

Juan Luna, the owner of Luna's Restaurant in downtown Gainesville, was arrested last week after allegedly pointing a gun at the owner of another restaurant, police said.

June 06, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local

New Flowery Branch city clerk on the job

Marja Burney was looking for a job closer to home and got a bonus in the process - no more Gwinnett County traffic jams.

June 06, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local

Hall officials expect long budget talks Thursday

The Hall County Commission may have to pull an all-nighter Thursday.

June 06, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local

New Super Walmart brings jobs to Habersham

For a small county in a struggling economy, 140 new jobs is big news.

June 06, 2011 | Shannon Casas | Local

Medical Center Foundation dedicates peace garden

Patients of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center now have a quiet place to escape the anxiety of the hospital.

June 06, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local

Gainesville schools OK budget with no tax rate change

The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education gave its first OK to the 2011-2012 budget Monday night but had to dig hard into reserves to make ends meet.

June 06, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local

Hall County Schools Board gives initial approval to 2012 budget, school calendar

The Hall County Schools Board adopted its preliminary fiscal year 2012 budget and 2011-2012 school calendar at a called meeting Monday night.

June 06, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local

Hall County's greenest thumbs show off yards

Hall County Master Gardeners hosted "In Our Own Back Yards" garden tour Saturday, a fundraiser for the volunteer program aimed at educating the community in horticultural practices.

June 05, 2011 | BY SAVANNAH KING | Local

Chain saw carving event showcases 'hard work'

Walking onto the field at the Buzz in the Blue Ridge Chainsaw Carving Extravaganza is like stepping into a giant bee hive.

June 05, 2011 | Savannah King | Local

Forsyth County’s school board may discuss tax hike

In the face of mounting concern and confusion, Forsyth County's school board may discuss the school system's millage rate at a meeting next week.

June 05, 2011 | BY JENNIFER SAMI Times regional staff | Local

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Multiple accents heard for world literacy event

A student read with an Australian accent, another wore a headscarf and is from Afghanistan, two groups had Chinese students reading and one was a ...

October 19, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local

Hall commission candidates lay out plans for economic growth, taxes

Candidates for the District 4 seat on the Hall County Commission made their cases to voters Tuesday night at a question-and-answer forum at the Fair ...

October 19, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Authorities searching for Gwinnett County woman; possibly in N. Ga.

Law enforcement officers are looking for a Lawrenceville woman last seen Oct. 7.

October 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local

New Hall Sheriff’s Office ‘a far cry’ from previous facility

With the new flag waving above Browns Bridge Road, Sheriff Gerald Couch cut the ribbon in front of the new headquarters "suitable for the Hall ...

October 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local

Flowery Branch seeks historic board’s OK for new City Hall

Before turning dirt on the new Flowery Branch City Hall, the South Hall city is planning to get a blessing for the project from an ...

October 18, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local

Dahlonega man killed after motorcycle hits cow

A Dahlonega man was killed when his motorcycle struck a cow early Monday morning in Northeast Hall County.

October 18, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

Motorcyclist dies in crash in Cumming

October 18, 2016 | By Isabel Hughes | Local

Creel reports answers to board member’s Enota questions

Gainesville Superintendent Wanda Creel briefly reported on six potential items suggested by board member Sammy Smith.

October 17, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local

Gainesville school board opposes Opportunity School District amendment

The Gainesville Board of Education opposed the proposed Opportunity School District constitutional amendment Monday night.

October 17, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local

Gillsville man charged with aggravated battery

A Gillsville man is accused of breaking a man's jaw earlier this month in Hall County, according to authorities.

October 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

West Hall High School students pack more than 50,000 meals as service week starts

It was organized, if a bit chaotic at first - the first part of Spartan Service Week at West Hall High School on Monday.

October 17, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local

75-acre subdivision proposal in West Hall tabled

A proposed 75-acre subdivision near Lake Lanier in West Hall was tabled Monday at the Hall County Planning Commission meeting.

October 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Oakwood increases tax rate slightly to keep revenue the same

Oakwood's tax rate is going up just to keep property tax revenues the same.

October 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

Here are important facts about flu in 2016-17

The Hall County Health Department offered a drive-thru flu shot clinic Monday at the J.A. Walters YMCA, and the department is among many groups ...

October 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

Nov. 2 meeting set for Martin Road traffic study

A Nov. 2 meeting has been set to discuss traffic alternatives to Martin Road as part of plans to build a new, nearby Interstate 985 ...

October 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local

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