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Riverbend taking applications for scholars academy

Riverbend Elementary School is taking applications for a progressive program that will be the first of its kind in Hall County.

April 19, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Forum will focus on sustainability in business

For Earth Day this year, a group of local people wants to show businesses how being green can actually be good for a bottom line.

April 19, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Old Joe Confederate monument vandalized

Gainesville officials are trying to decide how best to clean up some downtown graffiti. A little makeup remover might just do the trick.

April 19, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Fees for GED test-takers will rise July 1

The Gainesville-Hall County Adult Learning Center on Stallworth Street in Gainesville is already a bustling place with the parking lot jammed with cars.

April 19, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Board of Regents OKs hike in tuition

Georgia's public college students will pay between $150 and $450 more per semester in tuition and fees under an increase the Board of Regents approved Tuesday.

April 19, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville man arrested in Tennessee murder case

A Gainesville man has been arrested as a suspect in a Tennessee murder case.

April 19, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville council votes to buy land for water facilities

The Gainesville City Council voted to prepare for future growth by approving land acquisition for several water projects.

April 19, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


GSC cleared to offer bachelor's degree in psychology

Gainesville State College has gotten the Georgia Board of Regents' OK to establish a bachelor of science degree with a major in psychology.

April 19, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Get Fit Stay Fit wellness challenge planned for Thursday

The annual Get Fit Stay Fit 5k Corporate Challenge, taking place Thursday, is about living healthy. But for some, it's also about competition.

April 19, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Officials ID body found April 4 as Gainesville man

The Hall County Sheriff's Office has identified the man whose badly decomposed body was found April 4 in a creek behind New Holland Mill as 31-year-old Kyle Maurice Vandyke of Gainesville.

April 19, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Teacher recognized for use of technology

When Crystal Beach came to Lakeview Academy two years ago, the students hopped online and tried to dig up her history on Google.

April 19, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Dance hall approved for Athens Street business

Hall County residents will soon have a new place to dance.

April 19, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


UGA weather stations get brief reprieve

The University of Georgia doesn't plan to unplug a statewide network of weather stations just yet.

April 19, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ga. 53 bridge set to be repaired

Plans are under way to repair the driving surface of the westbound Jerry Jackson Bridge that crosses Lake Lanier in West Hall.

April 19, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lula man dies from Saturday wreck

A man injured when he struck a tree while pulling his vehicle into the driveway at his home on Belton Bridge Road on Saturday has died.

April 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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KKK sign removed from Dahlonega building

February 16, 2017 | By Kelly Whitmire kwhitmire@forsythnews.com | Local


Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in stabbing trial

Days into a murder trial, a Gainesville man decided to make a guilty plea for a fatal January 2016 stabbing.

February 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Marble from China part of garden coming to Braselton hospital

If you've ever been to the hospital or the emergency room, you know how important it is to take a moment to step out ...

February 15, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Brady for a day: Flowery Branch mayor to wear Patriots’ jersey Thursday

Flowery Branch Mayor Mike Miller has not lost any sleep thinking about the friendly Super Bowl wager that slipped away along with the Atlanta Falcons ...

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


5-ton marble elephant to grace City Park Stadium

A permanent guest is coming Thursday to City Park Stadium - home of the Gainesville Red Elephants' football, soccer and lacrosse teams.

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Martin Road residents ask for widening project to be axed

Martin Road residents formally asked Hall County area transportation planners Wednesday to ditch a highly contested plan to widen the South Hall road.

February 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville man gets life sentence for convenience store armed robbery

A Gainesville man received a life prison sentence after pleading guilty to taking nearly $10,000 and firing his gun three times in a Gainesville ...

February 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


New Flowery Branch building housing pizzeria, beer shop gets final OK

A new downtown Flowery Branch building that will house a pizzeria and a craft beer business could open by late spring or early summer.

February 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall school officials: New budget includes raises, no program cuts

Gainesville and Hall County school officials have put in place timelines for approving their 2017-18 budgets.

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


State education funding under the microscope

A nonprofit organization that tracks Georgia spending and policies by state leaders is warning school districts to prepare to "face growing financial pressures."

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


UNG student finds stability with service dog by her side

The thing that saved Taylor Fleming from herself is covered in fur, walks on four legs and goes by the name of Ryder.

February 15, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Local schools promote foreign language program

Hall County school officials approved spending up to $5,000 in needs and merit scholarships to help students who qualify for the Federal Service Language ...

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


‘Shank’ text message opens Gainesville murder trial

The defendant in a murder trial sent a text message saying he would "shank" the victim if he entered a Gainesville apartment, according to testimony ...

February 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


UNG student serves as intern for House speaker

Matthew Herrera, a political science major at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, is serving as an intern for Georgia House Speaker David ...

February 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hockaday named GOAL winner for Lanier Tech

Lauren Hockaday, a firefighter/EMSP student at Lanier Technical College from White County, was named the college's winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of ...

February 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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