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Explosive found in car at Dawsonville gas station

Several blocks in downtown Dawsonville were shut down Wednesday night while authorities investigated an explosive device found in a car parked at a gas station on Ga. 9 North.

December 22, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Army veteran volunteers to help others in Gainesville

What keeps community activist Johnny Varner awake some nights is his habit of brainstorming pet projects.

December 22, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Gainesville, Hall still at odds over Cedar Creek Reservoir

Gainesville and Hall County haven't made much progress on their efforts to resolve a tiff over the future of an East Hall reservoir.

December 22, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Family wants memorial at site of old Flowery Branch plant

Patti Mooney Spencer recalls as a child getting a quarter for an evening's work at her father's furniture factory in downtown Flowery Branch.

December 21, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lakeview pushes final exams to January

Lakeview Academy students start their winter break today, three days after their Hall County and Gainesville counterparts.

December 21, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Fire destroys large shed at residence in northwest Hall

Hall County Fire Services responded to a fire Wednesday morning involving a shed at a residence on Carl Drive off Dawsonville Highway.

December 21, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Gainesville students honor classmate killed in wreck

Bright red poinsettias slowly gathered Wednesday at the base of The Rock.

December 21, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Teen injured in grenade explosion, another arrested

A Murrayville teen was arrested by Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies in connection with the explosion of a homemade device on Tuesday night that injured a 16-year-old.

December 21, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Case resolved of teen accused of shooting mom

Juvenile court proceedings against a 15-year-old girl who is accused of shooting and killing her mother in their Braselton home last April are resolved.

December 21, 2011 | Times regional staff | Local


Gainesville student remembered as musician, scholar

Patrick Kelley was described Tuesday as a "shining light," "a beautiful person" and an "extraordinary human being."

December 21, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Woman charged with shoplifting after facing charge in burglary of Christmas presents

After being charged with stealing Christmas presents from a home two weeks ago, along with three other people, Amy Rider was released on bond. She found herself back in jail Friday.

December 21, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville Police arrest motorcyclist after short chase

Officers from the Gainesville Police Department arrested a motorcyclist Friday after he led police on a short chase.

December 21, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Gainesville volunteer combats health care fraud

John Morris has 30 years of fighting health care fraud, expertise he has brought to Gainesville over the past year.

December 21, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Authorities suspect arson in Monday vehicle fire

Fire officials are investigating a possible vehicle arson Monday night at Lake Shadows Apartments off Shades Valley Lane in Gainesville.

December 21, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


City Council OKs fiber optics, landfill deals in final meeting of year

Gainesville City Council approved an agreement with Hall County to share costs on the installation of fiber optic cables, which enable high-speed communication. The project will connect the county's proposed headquarters at the Liberty Mutual building with electronic communication at its other facilities. Likewise,

December 21, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Officials: 8-year-old set fire in school bathroom

Officials said an 8-year-old student brought a lighter from home and set a paper towel holder on fire Tuesday morning in a bathroom at Mount ...

May 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall County, cities could lose state funding without service delivery agreement by June 30

Hall County and its municipalities are in danger of losing out on state grants and permits issued by the state if they don't reach ...

May 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Georgia Power installing thousands of LED streetlights in Hall

Neighborhood nights are about to be brighter and whiter around Hall County as Georgia Power's lighting upgrade makes its way into residential areas.

May 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Lula revenues to eclipse $1 million mark

Lula officials took a first look Monday at a balanced fiscal 2018 general fund budget that showed revenues eclipsing the $1 million mark for the ...

May 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Tentative Hall school budget includes employee raises, lower tax rate

Hall County Schools' tentative budget for 2017-18 includes a lower tax rate and pay raises for all of the approximately 3,400 employees, while shaving ...

May 22, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville motorcyclist killed in wreck remembered as ‘free spirit’

Before she was a teenager, Anita Strickland was learning to ride motorcycles, a passion she would later enjoy with her children.

May 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Former East Hall teacher, administrator named principal of new Hall high school

After four years as a principal in Habersham County, Wes McGee is headed back to the district where he spent 19 years as a teacher ...

May 22, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


14-year-old charged with aggravated child molestation

A 14-year-old Hall County boy has been charged with aggravated child molestation.

May 22, 2017 | | Local


Rabid raccoon confirmed in Murrayville community

Officials have confirmed a case of rabies in the Murrayville community, the fifth case this year in Hall County.

May 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Second man charged in pair of armed robberies

A second man wanted in connection with two armed robberies May 13 was arrested Saturday afternoon after fleeing law enforcement in a vehicle and later ...

May 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville man charged with rape

Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested a Gainesville man on two charges, including rape, in connection with an incident May 15 in the ...

May 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville man charged with child molestation

A Gainesville man faces a child molestation charge based on allegations that he molested a child "repeatedly" over a period of nearly two years.

May 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville brewery expects big boost with direct sales come Sept. 1

Head-high pallets of hand-bottled beer rolled out of the loading bays at Left Nut Brewing Co. for the first time last week.

May 21, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Slideshow: Butterfly Release held in Gainesville

Friends of Gainesville Parks and Greenways held the 21st annual Butterfly Release Sunday afternoon at Wilshire Trails Park in Gainesville. The group released 1,500 ...

May 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Lula to unveil proposed budget Monday morning

Elected Lula city officials will get a first look at their fiscal year 2018 budget at a special called work session scheduled for Monday.

May 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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