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Hall County special needs students improve test scores

Members of the Hall County Schools Board of Education were pleased with test score improvements discussed at their meeting Monday night.

September 13, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


World Language Academy expected to expand

World Language Academy is growing, and with that growth comes the need for more classroom space.

September 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


EEOC: Hall County employee was sexually harassed

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Atlanta office has determined that a supervisor in the Hall County Tax Assessor's Office sexually harassed a female employee.

September 12, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


YMCA, city to join forces for S. Hall program

The Georgia Mountains YMCA appears poised to expand into South Hall.

September 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


U.S. Rep. Broun to open 3 offices

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun is planning to open three mobile offices next week in the 10th District towns of Homer, Hiawassee and Clayton.

September 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


FFA students prepare for tractor competition

Lacey Campbell, 16, grew up on a farm and remembers her grandfather putting her on a tractor with him. Since then, it became a fun mode of transportation.

September 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Thurmon Tanner Parkway completion draws near

It's official: Thurmon Tanner Parkway is set for an Oct. 21 completion.

September 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


2 injured in possible head-on accident

A woman in her 20s was airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center Monday night after being in a possible head-on collision involving two vehicles on Spout Spring Road just south of Deaton Henry Road, Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said.

September 12, 2011 | | Local


2 injured in Habersham accident

A woman and her teenage passenger were injured Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on Ga. 365 in the Cornelia area, Georgia State Patrol said.

September 12, 2011 | | Local


Flowery Branch man wins $500,000 in Georgia Lottery

A Flowery Branch man won $500,000 in the Georgia Lottery, becoming lucky on a $10 Jumbo Jumbo Bucks ticket, lottery officials said.

September 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Woman charged in jewelry thefts

A Gainesville woman has been arrested in connection with two separate jewelry thefts, and officials believe she may be involved in additional cases.

September 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Flowery Branch man arrested in sexual assault

A Flowery Branch man has been arrested for sexual assault.

September 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Raffle to be held for family whose daughter wasn’t expected to survive

For Hall County Sheriff's Deputy Joey Haban and his wife, Kristina, the birth of their daughter was supposed to be a new and joyous chapter in their lives.

September 11, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Program targets obesity in children

School nurses in Hall County want to do more to prevent childhood obesity and Type II diabetes this year.

September 11, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Deal pressured to remove member of immigration board

Pressure is mounting on Gov. Nathan Deal to remove anti-illegal immigration activist Phil Kent from a newly created board aimed at helping enforce Georgia's immigration laws.

September 11, 2011 | By Jeremy Redmon The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Local


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Jim Grier announces run for Lula mayor

A Lula-based businessman and civic leader will attempt what others have tried and failed to do - oust the city's four-term mayor from office.

June 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Investigator details armed robberies in court

A Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator told the court Thursday of two robberies occurring May 13, cases separated by a few miles in Gainesville.

June 23, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Two inmates at Alto prison granted parole after high school graduation

For Kelli Armstrong and Tammy Kline, the ceremony Thursday at Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto didn't just mark the end of their high ...

June 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall commissioners approve tax increase

Property taxes are going up in Hall County.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville Eye Associates founder retires after 35 years

In 1982, set to begin his career as an ophthalmologist, Dr. Stephen Farkas heard from a cousin that the Gainesville area was a "great place ...

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man indicted in killing of Gainesville grad in Atlanta

ATLANTA - A 39-year-old man accused of shooting a Gainesville High graduate on an Atlanta street in broad daylight has been indicted.

June 22, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Fundraising page set up for family of father, son drowning victims

More than $25,000 has been raised since a Dahlonega man and his son drowned at a popular Lumpkin County swimming spot.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Middle teacher indicted for charge of simple battery against student

A Hall County grand jury has indicted a Gainesville Middle School teacher of simple battery stemming from a hallway incident with a student that was ...

June 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Responses to having cameras on docks mostly positive

Public comments were in favor of allowing cameras on docks at Lake Lanier, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall school system to get its very own drug dog

A drug dog will patrol the halls of the Hall County School District beginning next school year.

June 22, 2017 | | Local


Volunteers, partnerships work to feed children in Hall County this summer

Growing up in the Chestatee community, Alisha Chavez was one of many students who benefited from the reduced-fare lunch program at school, but she didn ...

June 22, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Top chamber volunteers of the year recognized

Fifteen people were recognized Thursday as the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce top volunteers of 2016-17.

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall unemployment rate remains at 3.9 percent in May

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in May was 3.9 percent, unchanged from April, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures released Thursday.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville officials heading off to ‘working weekend’ in Savannah

One of the perks of having a leadership role in city government is the opportunity to attend the annual convention of the Georgia Municipal Association ...

June 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall County earns certification for teaching students online safety

As someone who works daily with students who are using technology more often in a variety of ways, Tricia Barry didn't hesitate when asked ...

June 21, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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