Barbara, a mother in her late 30s and recovering drug addict, stood uncomfortably in front of the small, crowded courtroom in a black floral print dress, her lower lip quivering with emotion, while the judge stood by her side to tell her story. Barbara's freckle-faced adolescent daughter Alicia was taken from her home by the Department of Family and Children Services in February 2005 after methamphetamine ...
Memos and spreadsheets are paper testimonies to the various Gainesville departments' awareness of rising fuel costs. They also are evidence that city government fuel use is rising with the prices.
Red and yellow, black and white were all welcomed to the Race Unity Day picnic at Wilshire Trails Park by the Baha'i faith of Hall County. Race Unity Day took place Sunday and is a concept local Baha'i community members have celebrated at Longwood Park or Wilshire Trails Park for at least the past 10 years, said Baha'i community member Carol Hendrix. "It's about getting all the races ...
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - Less than a year after being relaunched, The Times' Web site, gainesvilletimes.com, was named Georgia's best daily newspaper Web site at Friday's Better Newspaper Contest awards banquet at the Georgia Press Association convention.
A local teacher's son is in "satisfactory condition" at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, after being badly burned in combat in Afghanistan.
Get ready for "Drought: The Sequel."
Despite the 95-degree heat, several hundred people came out to hear a variety of musical entertainment and to help raise money and awareness for two charities.
DAHLONEGA Summer Jefferson struck gold Saturday with the help of a gray-bearded stranger with a metal pan. "This is so cool, I got a piece of gold that's worth 35 cents," the 10-year-old Forsyth County girl said, holding up a small glass tube of water with a flake of gold floating inside it. Earlier, Summer asked living history re-enactor Mike Clark about how to tell ...
The Gainesville school system's budget deficit of $6.5 million to $7 million deficit is rooted in events before the current fiscal year, which began July 1, 2007. Here's a look at some of its history and what city taxpayers can expect in days ahead:
Quick work by Gainesville police led to the arrest of a man suspected of robbing a Dawsonville Highway restaurant at gunpoint early Saturday.
A Norcross woman was arrested during the investigation of suspected prostitution operation Friday at a Gainesville house, authorities said.
The battle over Bethel Park appears headed to federal court.
Just after the start of a fiscal year that would end with his school system's budget nearly $7 million in the hole, Gainesville school superintendent Steven Ballowe was given a three-year contract with a guarantee of payment of salary and all benefits for the remainder of the contract if he is dismissed without cause.
Taxpayers still will likely pay more in taxes for the Hall County school system, but not as much as earlier expected.
Free clinics for the poor are seen as a partial solution to the nation's health care crisis. But most of these clinics are staffed by volunteer physicians, and many practicing doctors aren't able to take time out of their hectic lives to participate.
DAWSONVILLE- Authorities say a single-engine plane on its way to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Chamblee lost radar and radio contact Monday night before crashing in a heavily wooded area of Dawson County, killing the pilot.
Classes will continue as normal at Gainesville High School today, though with ramped-up security following a threatening note found Tuesday afternoon.
Lanier Elementary students got a treat Tuesday when about 15 Atlanta Falcons players were on hand at the school's gymnasium for the Atlanta Falcons' physical fitness camp. The players were there to help the students through the various activities and were joined by a group of Chestatee High seniors.
Gainesville City Council members said they had to approve an ordinance Tuesday night allowing guns in city parks.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.
The city of Gainesville and the Georgia Municipal Association are teaming up for the 55th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Authorities have confirmed at least one person is dead following a plane crash in Dawson County near Auraria Road off Ga. 400.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
The city of Gainesville may lose millions of dollars it was expecting to generate from the downtown jail it bought last year after Corrections Corp. of America announced Monday it was pulling out.