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Hall County may take over federal housing grants after complaints

Hall County may take a more direct role in implementing a federal grant program aimed to ease rates of foreclosure and abandoned homes.

February 23, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Business owner sentenced in EPA ‘goose chase’

An area business owner faces 20 months in a federal prison and must pay more than $48,000 for sending the Environmental Protection Agency on what government prosecutors called "a wild goose chase."

February 22, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Police have not identified victims in Tuesday's fatal wreck

A Gainesville police traffic specialist spent most of Wednesday speaking with witnesses about two recent fatal wrecks, but charges still have not been filed in either case.

February 22, 2012 | | Local


Gainesville school board to offer its view on co-valedictorians

The Gainesville Board of Education will meet Tuesday night to discuss the issue of co-valedictorians at Gainesville High School.

February 22, 2012 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Decline in inmates fuels push to sell midtown jail

Officials with Hall County and a private company charged with housing immigration detainees in Gainesville say the market conditions have changed.

February 22, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Letter alleging hospital outbreak lists fake disease

A fraudulent letter making claims about a disease outbreak at Northeast Georgia Medical Center has been posted on the doors of several local businesses.

February 22, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Skeletal remains confirmed to be bear

February 22, 2012 | | Local


Math pioneer’s visit adds up for Hall teachers

Yeap Ban Har broke a simple magnetic rectangle into smaller parts on Wednesday at Lanier Charter Career Academy, as a group of more than 50 local teachers watched.

February 22, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Gingrich plans another stop in Forsyth County

Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will be in Forsyth County again this weekend in advance of the March 6 presidential primary.

February 22, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville school board will decide co-valedictorian issue Tuesday

UPDATE: The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education has called a meeting for 6 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the issue of having two valedictorians. The meeting will be held at the school board office at 508 Oak St. NW, Gainesville.

February 22, 2012 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Business owner gets 20 months in prison after lying to government officials

A Gainesville business owner today was sentenced to 20 months in prison and to pay $43,000 in restitution to the government after he falsely claimed government agents fined his business.

February 22, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Kiwanis accepts nominations for service award

The Gainesville Kiwanis Club is accepting nominations for its Youth Service Award, which is presented annually to someone in the community for outstanding service to youth.

February 21, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


School mourns after girl, 8, dies in wreck Monday

Faculty and classmates at World Language Academy in Chestnut Mountain spent Tuesday mourning the loss of 8-year-old Aylin Rodriguez.

February 21, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Bridge on Ga. 129 closing 1 lane for work

One lane of a bridge on U.S. 129/Ga. 11 over Tesnatee Creek will be closed this weekend as a gas line is installed, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.

February 21, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Class Notes: Drug Free Coalition hosts video contest

The Drug Free Coalition of Hall County is launching a contest for local students to create videos about being drug free and the consequences of substance abuse.

February 21, 2012 | | Local


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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


Hall County appeals marinas’ tax ruling to state Supreme Court

The Hall County Board of Tax Assessors is appealing a Superior Court ruling regarding five companies' shoreline properties and their tax assessments, arguing a 2016 ...

August 11, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville officials want to buy land, build pond to improve Midtown Greenway

Gainesville officials are embracing a $2.8 million watershed improvement project in midtown Gainesville that also promises to enhance the Midtown Greenway trail and eliminate ...

August 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Plans advance for downtown Gainesville condos

Prospective buyers of luxury condos to be built on the square in downtown Gainesville are encouraged to get on the waiting list as design plans ...

August 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Ask the Times: Statues of presidents made of marble

What do those big white statues in Gainesville by the downtown square consist of?

August 11, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Riverside honors Strickland, Bagwell at Sandy Beaver Awards banquet

Two men were honored Thursday night for their strong business leadership and generosity to the community in a dinner that continues that legacy of generosity ...

August 10, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall County OKs last piece of sewer project

The last major piece of Hall County's sewer expansion into North Hall was approved Thursday night by the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

August 10, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Shaw Carter remembered: Gainesville, world 'has lost a bright light’

Family and friends remembered Shaw Carter for his humor and ability to "take everything in stride" while battling a heart condition that led to a ...

August 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Howard chosen Gainesville’s new Main Street manager

Gainesville native Kristen Howard is stepping into the position of Main Street manager for Gainesville.

August 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Castillo found guilty in Tadmore Park shooting, gets life in prison

Following an hour of deliberations Thursday, a jury convicted Saul Castillo on all counts in the Father's Day 2013 fatal shooting at Tadmore Park ...

August 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville carves out downtown dining district for public alcohol consumption

Gainesville officials unveiled a map establishing broad boundary lines for allowing dining patrons to consume alcohol in public downtown.

August 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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