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Dock diving dog seminar scheduled for this Saturday

Some dogs are natural born swimmers.

August 25, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Gainesville Newcomers' Club celebrates 50th anniversary

When Avalyn Parker relocated with her family from New Jersey to Gainesville, she expected many things.

August 25, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Crowd celebrates GOP, Deal’s birthday

It was Nathan Deal's birthday, but the celebration at Gainesville's Smithgall Arts Center Wednesday had little to do with the Republican gubernatorial candidate's age.

August 25, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Oakwood retirement plan upgraded

Oakwood city employees now can use a combination of their age and years of experience to qualify for full retirement benefits.

August 25, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


WNEG-TV at UGA granted one month of funding

The WNEG-TV station at the University of Georgia campus has at least one more month of life.

August 25, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Georgia college enrollment continues to increase

As college students settle into their new classes, officials are releasing numbers that show a continued increase in enrollment.

August 25, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Washout closes Cleveland’s Sonic Drive-In restaurant

Crews are still working to repair damage caused by heavy rains at a Sonic Drive-In restaurant in Cleveland over the weekend.

August 25, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Chamber of Commerce program pairs students with business leaders

As an Eagle Scout, John Webster has proven himself to be a leader, but he says there are still more things to be learned.

August 24, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Science center in Elachee is offering Master Naturalist classes

When Bill Dickey was a kid in the metro Atlanta area, he'd escape to the woods behind his house to watch the animals and experience nature.

August 24, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Hall County completes purchase of Liberty Mutual building

Before the county relocates many of its operations out of downtown Gainesville, a lot shuffling will need to take place.

August 24, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


History center to expand Veterans Day program to include in-school visits

Area students may not have to leave their classroom seats this Veterans Day to see and hear living history.

August 24, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall teacher brings home ‘eye-opening’ science ideas

More students need to know about careers in science and engineering, and Hall County teacher Kathy Mellette plans to help.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Couple arrested in connection with AC unit thefts

In a crime unusual in even a down economy, the Gainesville Police Department has arrested two people it believes are responsible for the theft of several air conditioning units around the city.

August 24, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


DOT leader to meet with area planners about road tax

A top official with the Georgia Department of Transportation plans to meet with local leaders Sept. 14 about the state's plans for the 1-cent sales tax for transportation.

August 24, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Georgia wins $400 million Race to the Top grant

Georgia finally finished the race.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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Residents offer input on managing growth

Everyone knows the growth is coming.

June 21, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Buford man pleads guilty to defrauding investors of $3.2 million

A Buford man pleaded guilty last week to defrauding 11 investors of $3.2 million, according to court documents.

June 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Drought is fully upon us, with no real rain in sight

It doesn't seem so long ago when rain couldn't stop falling. Now, we could go days between raindrops.

June 21, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County Health Department recognized for efforts to prevent child sexual abuse

The Hall County Health Department has achieved "Partner in Prevention," a nationally-recognized public standard to end child sexual abuse.

June 21, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Charges increase for woman accused in armed robbery

A Gainesville woman accused of being part of an armed robbery duo has new charges following an indictment last week, according to authorities.

June 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


DOT agrees with Lula that Cobb Street bridge should be repaired

The historic Cobb Street bridge in Lula must be repaired by July 8 or Norfolk Southern Railroad will face a fine of up to $500 ...

June 21, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Georgia Chamber of Commerce maps out action plan through 2030

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce is mapping a plan of action for the next 14 years, and it came to Gainesville on Tuesday to solicit ...

June 21, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Oct. 31 trial date set in Georgia-Florida water wars case

A trial is set to begin Oct. 31 over allegations that Georgia residents are drinking up too much water before the resource reaches Florida.

June 21, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Glass recycling not profitable; Red Oak stops, county continues

One private hauler of recycled materials will quit accepting glass July 1 for economic reasons, but the Hall County Recycling Center continues to process glass.

June 20, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Public input needed for Hall's comprehensive plan update

Hall County is moving forward with its comprehensive plan update to guide and manage growth through 2040, and officials are encouraging residents to join the ...

June 20, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville school system to hire more teachers, give raises

Gainesville City Schools will spend about $68 million in its general fund budget for the next school year - an increase of nearly $4 million over ...

June 20, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Anti-LGBT marquee sign at Buford church vandalized

A Buford church's sign, which read in part "Satan made gays and transgender," was covered in black paint between Sunday night and Monday morning ...

June 20, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


508-acre waterfront development gets planners’ OK

A proposed 508-acre waterfront development in South Hall near the Jackson County line got the Hall County Planning Commission's approval Monday night.

June 20, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Called meeting, Enota school action draw opposition

The Gainesville city school board was accused Monday night of "violating our charter," of displaying "contempt" toward the community and was asked to "get back ...

June 20, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall officials unveil 2017 budget proposal, which includes employee raises, no property tax increase

The public got its first look Monday at Hall County's proposed 2017 fiscal year budget, which includes no property tax increases and earmarks money ...

June 20, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


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