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Dyer plays role in federal goal to update No Child Left Behind

The No Child Left Behind Act's rising expectations are leaving many Georgia schools behind, as a growing number are penalized for missing federal academic targets.

October 03, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Petit Le Mans fans get revved up for a day at the track

BRASELTON - Phillip Gross leaned in as his three children, ages 4 to 7, stood at the open door of the race car and stared wide-eyed as the suited-up driver talked about his vehicle.

October 02, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Bargain-hunters descend on Harvest Thrift Sale

Thrift-sale shoppers can be like cheetahs.

October 02, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Planned Cedar Creek treatment plant moving forward in design phase

City engineers are moving forward with plans for the Cedar Creek water treatment plant.

October 02, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Auction raises funds for Alzheimer’s research

Racing fans walked away with some one-of-a-kind memorabilia during an annual auction at Road Atlanta in Braselton.

October 01, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Roadwork closes lanes on U.S. 129

One lane at a time will be closed on U.S. 129 in Cleveland overnight Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, if weather permits. Maintenance work will close the lanes 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night.

October 01, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Woman faces charges in fatal wreck

A Gainesville woman faces charges in connection with a fatal wreck early this year in northeastern Forsyth County.

October 01, 2010 | JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Clermont says Hall can’t grade library site

Clermont has filed a motion for civil contempt against Hall County, claiming the government continued construction on the North Hall library despite an injunction from Hall County Superior Court.

October 01, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Burn ban ends; rules still apply

Just in time for cooler weather, the ban on outdoor burning has been lifted.

October 01, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Area businesses hope to draw fall tourists

Summer may be over, but area businesses are working hard to make sure local tourism doesn't freeze up with the cooling temperatures.

October 01, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Firefighters, others sport T-shirts to raise funds to fight breast cancer

Gainesville and Hall County firefighters are sporting pink T-shirts for the next week in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October 01, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Family escapes apartment fire

A mother and two children escaped from a Summit Street apartment fire just before firefighters arrived Friday morning.

October 01, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


To our readers: Web maintenance planned Saturday

Because of extensive planned maintenance, gainesvilletimes.com will be offline and inaccessible for several hours beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday. These changes will help us better serve our growing online readership. We invite you to visit us again Saturday evening.

September 30, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Vikings, wildcats a match full of surprises

A pair of 1-3 teams meet up tonight when the East Hall Vikings visit the Rabun County Wildcats, and tonight's winner will be tied for first place in Region 8A-AA.

September 30, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Cagle, Ralston create immigration reform panel

Top Georgia officials are searching for a way to address the immigration issue in the state.

September 30, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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Longtime South Hall pharmacy still forging ahead in era of big chains

When it opened 41 years ago in Flowery Branch, Citizens Pharmacy didn't have quite the level of competition it does now.

July 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County teachers get $100 cards to buy school supplies

Hall County classroom teachers will be able to buy $100 worth of school supplies for their classrooms and students, thanks to a renewal of an ...

July 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Man withdraws guilty plea, gets new trial in Tadmore Park shooting death

A man sentenced to life in prison without parole after a murder plea has successfully withdrawn his guilty plea and will have his case heard ...

July 25, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall commission set to award contract on last of 911 system fixes

The Hall County Board of Commissioners is looking to spend $2.5 million on software upgrades in an effort to finish up a long-anticipated overhaul ...

July 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fair Street School puts pause on IB program, will refocus on state standards

Fair Street School will change its focus this year - placing its emphasis on the Georgia Milestones and "pausing" on its International Baccalaureate program.

July 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Where those in need can get backpacks, school supplies for free

School supplies and backpacks will be a focus for families in the next two weeks as a new school year is about to start.

July 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Residents: New Elachee bridge needs room for bikes, pedestrians

The planned replacement of the Elachee Drive bridge over Interstate 985 is drawing raves, but area residents are hoping the state remembers bicyclists and pedestrians ...

July 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Evaluation of Gainesville school superintendent is ‘ongoing,’ board chair says

The future of the Gainesville city school superintendent is unknown and her evaluation has been delayed beyond the board's self-set standard.

July 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Troopers steered by discretion when chasing suspects

With a situation developing in seconds, the decision by law enforcement officers to pursue a fleeing vehicle involves a quick assessment of the variables on ...

July 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville pastor Jentezen Franklin discusses role as an evangelical adviser to Trump

It's a meeting Jentezen Franklin describes colorfully, but the person at the center of his story - newly minted GOP presidential contender Donald Trump - is ...

July 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hot, dry summer is fine for wines, vineyard owners say

North Georgia's wine country is where dozens of vineyards grow their own grapes and produce and sell their own wines.

July 24, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Heir to the crowns: New Oakwood dentist joins his father’s practice

Mundy Mill Dental is going through some changes.

July 24, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


Times publisher takes new position

Charlotte Atkins, publisher of The Times media group, will be leaving Gainesville to take on a new position within Morris Multimedia. She has been named ...

July 24, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


The Bridge holds second Expo to connect local officers, youth

Few pieces of modern architecture are as steeped in antiquity as the bridge. Throughout history, humans have built bridges with the determination that no physical ...

July 23, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Financial firm to hold ID theft prevention seminar Tuesday at Brenau

A Gainesville financial firm is holding an informational seminar Tuesday for senior citizens and safeguarding against identity theft.

July 23, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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