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Water slide death ruled a drowning

The Hall County Sheriff's Office has ruled the Monday death of an Illinois man at Lake Lanier Islands Resort an accidental drowning, Sheriff's Office spokesman Col. Jeff Strickland said Thursday.

July 08, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


Boy who died after wreck in lake identified

The 10-year-old boy who died Wednesday evening after being hit by a personal watercraft on Lake Lanier has been identified as Conor Tierney of McLean, Va.

July 07, 2011 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Gainesville school system gets serious about bonds

The Gainesville City Schools board is getting together today not to teach but to be taught.

July 07, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Federal grant provides classes to low-income residents

Gainesville residents are about to get schooled in the importance of credit scores - but these aren't lessons they'll get from television jingles.

July 07, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


State park on Lanier inching toward construction

Plans for Don Carter State Park are moving along slowly but are on track to be advertised to contractors by the end of the month.

July 07, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Program gives kids glimpse of life at Gainesville State

Naomi Martinez wants to go to college one day and become a lawyer.

July 07, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Flowery Branch hikes water and sewer rates

Flowery Branch residents and businesses will pay more for their water and sewer service in the coming months.

July 07, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Rezoning postponed again for Lanier Golf Course property

The owners of Lanier Golf Course have agreed to another extension for Forsyth County's court-ordered rezoning of their property.

July 07, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


Odd noise Thursday morning still a mystery

Hall County Sheriff's deputies patrolled Thursday morning in response to multiple reports of a mysterious noise.

July 07, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Tuesday drownings cause confusion for rescuers

What happened on Lake Lanier Tuesday afternoon was tragic, rare and confusing.

July 07, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Kids read for chance to see Zoo Atlanta’s ZooMobile

Getting reading logs checked at the library already earns kids prizes, but now there's an extra incentive - a chance to win a seat at the Zoo Atlanta ZooMobile presentation later this month.

July 07, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


State senator’s property not foreclosed on

Jack Murphy said he was never worried about losing a 1-acre property in downtown Cumming to foreclosure.

July 07, 2011 | BY JENNIFER SAMI Times regional staff | Local


Dawson County schools propose tax hike

The Dawson County Board of Education has scheduled several public hearings this month on a proposed tax hike.

July 07, 2011 | BY MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


New cycling law takes effect on roads

Georgia legislators are trying to teach drivers how to share nicely - the road that is.

July 07, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


Local schools score well in language skills on CRCT

Test scores released Wednesday show most Gainesville and Hall County schools are improving but have far to go to beat or even meet statewide results in some areas.

July 07, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Plane crashes in Dawson County

February 19, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Local


Big Red family tradition is handed down over 125 years

When Isabelle Charters Embry dons her cap and gown to receive her diploma with the rest of the graduating class of 2017 at Gainesville High ...

February 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


A young, tireless fighter: 5-year-old East Hall boy battles rare blood disease

For young Jeremiah Nash, the waiting continues.

February 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Mother fights on against deadly drug that led to son's overdose

In the two years since her son's fatal overdose, Lisa Hicks said she has not stopped fighting to strengthen laws on the drug that ...

February 19, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Protesters maintain vigil on Gainesville corner in support of immigrants

Arturo Adame held his homemade sign up high Saturday evening alone on the side of Jesse Jewell Parkway.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Humane Society fundraiser combines paintings, patrons and puppies

Everything in the name of rescuing animals.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Downed banner still has townfolk buzzing in Dahlonega

DAHLONEGA - Emotions are still running hot in this Lumpkin County town after a controversial pro-Ku Klux Klan banner was hung from a building off of ...

February 18, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Groups seek combined $187K from Gainesville

Three organizations that do their part to enhance quality of life for local residents and visitors alike presented the Gainesville City Council this week separate ...

February 18, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Warmest winter in years has plants blooming early

When General Beauregard Lee exited his stately white-columned manor on the grounds of the Yellow River Game Ranchon Groundhog Day morning he signaled to the ...

February 18, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Gainesville man gets 25-year prison sentence for child molestation

A Gainesville man must serve 25 years of a life sentence after being convicted of molesting a girl continuously for three years, according to officials.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville man acquitted of aggravated assault

A Gainesville man accused of stabbing his older brother was acquitted on a more serious charge by a jury Friday.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Yoga station added to Interactive Neighborhood for Kids

It took three pairs of hands to hopefully encourage kids to relax.

February 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Charges dismissed for co-defendants in rape, sodomy case

A Magistrate Court judge dismissed the sexual assault case against two co-defendants at a committal hearing Friday in Hall County.

February 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


KKK sign could return to Dahlonega building

DAHLONEGA - A sign removed from a Dahlonega building featuring Ku Klux Klan imagery could make a return.

February 17, 2017 | By Kelly Whitmire kwhitmire@forsythnews.com | Local


Georgia House approves state budget increasing teacher pay

ATLANTA - Georgia teachers and other state employees would get a 2 percent salary increase while staff overseeing child welfare cases will see a 19 percent ...

February 17, 2017 | By Kathleen Foody Associated Press | Local


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