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Much effort goes into preparing for state-required CRCT

Much like the proverbial village that it takes to raise a child, it takes that same village to prepare for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test.

April 26, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hoschton residents discuss neighborhood watch program

When a series of break-ins and an armed robbery hit Lisa Bradley's neighborhood, she decided it was time to fight back.

April 25, 2011 | By Katie Dunn Times regional staff | Local


Clermont author writes children’s book about tornado

A local children's book author is marking the anniversary of Gainesville's deadly 1936 tornado with her own memorial - a book that will teach kids about the historical event.

April 25, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


School board OKs new abstinence-based class

Gainesville High School students will have a new abstinence-based program next school year.

April 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Architect chosen for new Fair Street school

An Alpharetta architectural firm was chosen Monday night to design the new Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School.

April 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch High to consider charter status

Before the current school year comes to a close, the Hall County Schools Board of Education is already considering issues that will impact upcoming years.

April 25, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Municipal association targeting rundown properties

Hall County's mayors are making a concerted effort to work together, and this time they're going after dilapidated buildings.

April 25, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


5 homes in Hall struck by lightning

Lightning struck five homes in Hall County Monday afternoon, but damage at all was described as minor.

April 25, 2011 | | Local


GSC professor going to Israel to learn about terrorism

A Gainesville State College professor with an academic interest in terrorism hopes to learn more in a June trip to the Holy Land.

April 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Forsyth County ex-deputy's lawsuit may be settled

Forsyth County has extended a settlement offer to a veteran law enforcement officer who for two years has fought his dismissal from the sheriff's office.

April 25, 2011 | By Alyssa LaRenzie Times regional staff | Local


Rain is on the way

Easter was warm and sunny, but starting today the skies are going to get cloudy again.

April 25, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Bee to help with literacy activities

Spelling bees aren't just for kids.

April 25, 2011 | Shannon Casas | Local


Hall fire services joins Twitter

While Hall County residents are checking updates from their friends, they can also track emergency, traffic and weather alerts in their area.

April 25, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Forsyth Park may have archery, bike track, canoeing

A 225-acre property in northwest Forsyth could make a good home for archery practice, a BMX track and a canoe launch.

April 24, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


Community rallies with LifeSouth for ailing student

Whatever Savannah Burns attempts, she excels at.

April 24, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


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Trump administration to lift transgender bathroom guidance; Hall superintendent calls it local issue

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is revoking U.S. transgender guidelines, stepping into an emotional national issue and stripping students of federal protections to use bathrooms ...

February 22, 2017 | From wire, Times staff reports | Local


New traffic signal aimed at helping pedestrians in downtown Gainesville

Aidia Stuart often walks her dog on the square in downtown Gainesville and has often encountered drivers who don't slow down to let them ...

February 22, 2017 | By Cindy Nguyen intern@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


4 honored for being ‘masters’ of nursing

Nurses make the biggest difference in patient care, at least in Nancy Krippel's experience.

February 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Student coalition voices concern over KKK sign in Dahlonega

A business owner's decision to put a Ku Klux Klan banner on a downtown building has led to several days of protests, and now ...

February 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Gainesville mayor delivers upbeat ‘state of the city’

Gainesville has come a long way from the depths of the Great Recession when the economy tanked and projects screeched to a halt for lack ...

February 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Airport upgrades could start in summer

Gainesville City Manager Bryan Lackey said Tuesday he hopes improvements can begin at Lee Gilmer Airport this summer.

February 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Traffic is key issue in meeting about proposed retirement community

Plans for a massive retirement community off Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 and Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville have residents concerned about a further meltdown in traffic.

February 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Criminal justice council recommends changes to probation

State officials are recommending changes to help reduce what they say is the highest rate of felons on probation in the country.

February 21, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Poverty workshop looks to fill gaps in outreach services

Organizers are expecting a large gathering for a workshop Friday that will look at what services are available and which ones are lacking to address ...

February 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Former Hall firefighter killed off duty in tree-trimming accident

ATHENS - An Athens firefighter who previously worked as a firefighter in Hall County is dead after he was injured in a tree-trimming accident.

February 21, 2017 | From wire, Times staff reports | Local


Lakeview, Johnson teens named STAR students

Dhruv Gaur and Jackson Patrick Kelly aren't just great students. They were named STAR student school system winners, as part of the Student Teacher ...

February 21, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Gainesville City Council finalizes road being named for Deshaun Watson

It's official - the gateway to Gainesville High School between Pearl Nix Parkway and Century Place has been renamed Deshaun Watson Way in honor of ...

February 21, 2017 | | Local


Georgia DNR encouraging hunters to kill coyotes

Georgia hunters are encouraged to thin the state's population of coyotes.

February 21, 2017 | From Times staff, wire reports | Local


Oakwood citizens: Maintain small-town feel, connect with UNG campus

Keeping the small-town feel for Oakwood while finding ways to connect with the nearby University of North Georgia campus were two aspects at the forefront ...

February 20, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lula to put up signs warning of stray animals

Signs could go up soon in Lula identifying areas where the northeast Hall County city is having problems with stray animals.

February 20, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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