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NGCSU students to enjoy $25M in improvements

School starts today at North Georgia College & State University, and its 6,000 students will have two new facilities to explore in between classes.

August 16, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Former Barrow teacher’s case calls social media ethics into question

Former Barrow County teacher Ashley Payne is waiting on a decision from a Superior Court judge about her former job.

August 16, 2011 | BY CARMAN PETERSON Times regional staff | Local


House, Senate committees OK new maps

ATLANTA - The Georgia House has approved a plan to redraw the state's 180 House districts, a proposal that would force 20 incumbents to face off against each other.

August 16, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


Jacobs looks forward to first year as North Georgia president

Bonita Jacobs expressed excitement this afternoon, the day before classes start at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega.

August 16, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Police aim to help businesses guard against thieves

With armed robberies at two different local convenience stores this past week, store owners likely have safety on the mind. And Gainesville Police have something to help.

August 16, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Corps sends extra water from Lake Lanier downstream

As Tropical Storm Gert appears headed out to sea, the Hall County area's rain deficit gets larger and the water level at Lake Lanier keeps dropping.

August 16, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


3 state representatives want fewer districts in Hall

ATLANTA - The three state representatives from Hall County say they are working to change the legislative maps for the state.

August 16, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Man found at gas station Friday died of natural causes

A man found dead in a parking lot Friday died of natural causes, authorities said Monday.

August 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville school board may set millage rate next week

The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education might begin the process of setting its millage rate as early as next week.

August 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Transportation panel now to decide final projects list

The deadline passed Monday for regions throughout Georgia to produce a recommended list of road projects for next year's transportation tax referendum.

August 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Food bank breaks ground on new logistics center

Work will begin soon on the new 20,000-square-foot Georgia Mountain Food Bank's Boomershine Family Logistics Center.

August 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Senior programs stretched from cuts

Without Meals on Wheels or the Senior Life Center, Gainesville resident Michael Chrystal would spend most of his days sitting at home alone.

August 15, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


DOT sign program draws slim response

Since Georgia announced a memorial marker program Feb. 8, 16 signs have gone up statewide - none in Hall County.

August 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville school system may approve new facilities plan

The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education completed a five-year facility plan in 2010, but recent developments have the board looking at creating a new one this year.

August 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


History center shows how school was different during the 19th century

The teacher rings the school bell and students fill into the little classroom. In this classroom there are no books or desks.

August 15, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


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Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in stabbing trial

Days into a murder trial, a Gainesville man decided to make a guilty plea for a fatal January 2016 stabbing.

February 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Marble from China part of garden coming to Braselton hospital

If you've ever been to the hospital or the emergency room, you know how important it is to take a moment to step out ...

February 15, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Brady for a day: Flowery Branch mayor to wear Patriots’ jersey Thursday

Flowery Branch Mayor Mike Miller has not lost any sleep thinking about the friendly Super Bowl wager that slipped away along with the Atlanta Falcons ...

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


5-ton marble elephant to grace City Park Stadium

A permanent guest is coming Thursday to City Park Stadium - home of the Gainesville Red Elephants' football, soccer and lacrosse teams.

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Martin Road residents ask for widening project to be axed

Martin Road residents formally asked Hall County area transportation planners Wednesday to ditch a highly contested plan to widen the South Hall road.

February 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville man gets life sentence for convenience store armed robbery

A Gainesville man received a life prison sentence after pleading guilty to taking nearly $10,000 and firing his gun three times in a Gainesville ...

February 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


New Flowery Branch building housing pizzeria, beer shop gets final OK

A new downtown Flowery Branch building that will house a pizzeria and a craft beer business could open by late spring or early summer.

February 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall school officials: New budget includes raises, no program cuts

Gainesville and Hall County school officials have put in place timelines for approving their 2017-18 budgets.

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


State education funding under the microscope

A nonprofit organization that tracks Georgia spending and policies by state leaders is warning school districts to prepare to "face growing financial pressures."

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


UNG student finds stability with service dog by her side

The thing that saved Taylor Fleming from herself is covered in fur, walks on four legs and goes by the name of Ryder.

February 15, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Local schools promote foreign language program

Hall County school officials approved spending up to $5,000 in needs and merit scholarships to help students who qualify for the Federal Service Language ...

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


‘Shank’ text message opens Gainesville murder trial

The defendant in a murder trial sent a text message saying he would "shank" the victim if he entered a Gainesville apartment, according to testimony ...

February 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


UNG student serves as intern for House speaker

Matthew Herrera, a political science major at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, is serving as an intern for Georgia House Speaker David ...

February 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hockaday named GOAL winner for Lanier Tech

Lauren Hockaday, a firefighter/EMSP student at Lanier Technical College from White County, was named the college's winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of ...

February 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


State Route 11/U.S. 129 widening project to require lane closures

Upcoming construction will affect drivers traveling on State Route 11/U.S. 129 through Hall and Jackson counties.

February 14, 2017 | | Local


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