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World record-breaking attempt raises funds for Meals on Wheels

The more than 100 people on a Meals on Wheels waiting list may get some help from another set of wheels today.

November 11, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Seven escape Gainesville mobile home fire unharmed

A mobile home fire off Mountain View Road in Gainesville Friday morning displaced several members of a family.

November 11, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Schools stress gratitude, respect, appreciation for veterans

The character word at Spout Springs School of Enrichment this month is "gratitude."

November 11, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Mecum to run for Hall County commission chairman

Dick Mecum, former U.S. marshal and Hall County sheriff, has announced that he will run for chairman of the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

November 11, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Hall native to retire from Court of Appeals

For decades, Hall County native J.D. Smith has been a notable figure in the court system, not only in Gainesville but in the entire state.

November 11, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Veterans from World War II, Afghanistan reflect on their experiences

Decades of American warfare separate the two military veterans, and the gulf between them is filled with so many differences - from how battles are fought to the weapons we use.

November 11, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


County ramps up bond support for planned South Hall hospital

The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday night to pledge up to $200 million in bond support for Northeast Georgia Health System's future hospital in South Hall.

November 11, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall sets Sunday alcohol sales vote for March 6

Voters in unincorporated Hall will be able to vote March 6 on whether they want Sunday alcohol sales.

November 11, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Freeze warning issued for parts of Northeast Georgia

Forecasters issued a freeze warning for Hall, Forsyth, Banks and Jackson counties, along with other parts of central and eastern Georgia early today and a freeze watch is in effect for early Saturday.

November 10, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville shoppers may be able to buy Sunday alcohol by December

Gainesville residents may know when they can start buying alcohol on Sundays after the City Council's December meeting.

November 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


McEver kids learn science, vocabulary through planting

Two years ago, McEver Arts Academy first-grade teacher Angie Stephens decided to create a school garden.

November 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Brenau awards two for service to university, community

Brenau University bestowed its two highest nonacademic honors Thursday night during the President's Club dinner at the Chattahoochee Country Club.

November 10, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Driver charged in fatal Forsyth scooter wreck

A Buford man has been charged in connection with a fatal wreck last week.

November 10, 2011 | | Local


Businesses unsure about Sunday alcohol sales

Flowery Branch shoppers might be able to buy wine with their cheese, milk, eggs and bread as early as next Sunday now that an alcohol sales referendum in the city passed.

November 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Pendergrass votes 55.1 percent against Sunday alcohol sales

Pendergrass on Tuesday voted down the Sunday sale of packaged alcohol. It was one of only a few in the state to do so.

November 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Family offers their version of Thursday shooting

Every night since last week's shooting, Jennifer Harris said she has nightmares of bullets coming at her "for no reason."

June 21, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Father, 6-year-old son drown in Lumpkin County

A father and his 6-year-old son drowned Tuesday afternoon while sliding off a rock at Dicks Creek Falls in the Chattahoochee National Forest.

June 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


$45K of meth, stolen rifle seized in bust

More than $45,000 worth of methamphetamine was seized by Hall County and Gainesville's anti-drug task force in a Tuesday bust.

June 21, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

DUNWOODY - Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that ...

June 21, 2017 | By Bill Barrow and Kathleen Foody Associated Press | Local


Major music licensing company flags Lula

Lula, with a population of less than 3,000 residents, can no longer fly under the radar.

June 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


What we know and don't know about last week’s shooting

A child and deputy were injured in an exchange of gunfire last week in East Hall.

June 20, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Live in a city? You could get a county tax break

If you live in a city in Hall County, your property tax bill could drop next year depending on what happens in in the next ...

June 20, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


New Habitat ReStore location features price cuts

As the Habitat For Humanity of Hall County ReStore settles back into its former Murphy Boulevard location after a year at 975 Chestnut St., officials ...

June 20, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Tri-county self-taxing district paying for multi-use paths

As area governments are raising or proposing to raise taxes, a small cluster of Braselton businesses is chipping in a little extra to improve connectivity ...

June 20, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lula leaders OK new budget with no new taxes

When Mayor Milton Turner opened the floor to public comments, no one from among the handful of residents who attended Monday night's meeting had ...

June 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Daytime Boling Bridge lane closure set for Tuesday

Boling Bridge on Ga. 53 will close to a single lane of traffic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

June 19, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


4 new expenses in Gainesville school system budget

Pay raises and insurance and retirement benefit increases for employees, along with an increase in money for textbooks and other instructional needs, are the biggest ...

June 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


County nixes retail hopes for Sardis-Ledan intersection

Hall County isn't counting on commercial development at the Sardis and Ledan roads intersection for the next five years.

June 19, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Mother, Oakwood officer help save wheelchair-bound man from fire

An early-morning fire Monday in Oakwood left an elderly woman and her adult son, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, without their home of eight ...

June 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Oakwood eyeing downtown ‘town center’

Oakwood is hoping to develop city-owned property near downtown as a "town center."

June 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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