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Proposal changes wrecker rotation

A large number of Gainesville residents showed up to Tuesday's City Council meeting, including several people frustrated about proposed changes to the city's wrecker services.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Resurfacing will close lane of U.S. 129

The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning resurfacing work on U.S. 129 in Cleveland.

September 21, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Company withdraws application to expand quarry

At Monday morning's work session, the Hall County Board of Commissioners agreed to allow Hanson Aggregates Southeast LLC to withdraw its application to expand a rock quarry near the Jackson County line.

September 21, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Plane that landed on I-85 housed in Lawrenceville

A small plane registered to a Lawrenceville-based business and co-owned by a Flowery Branch man made an emergency landing on Interstate 85 in northeast Atlanta around 5 p.m. Monday.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


ReadyFest helps teach emergency planning

During a disaster, it's up to Hall County residents to be their own first responders.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Ten Commandments featured on Oakwood's war memorial

Oakwood has created a downtown war veterans memorial that features a Ten Commandments monument donated by a local resident.

September 21, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall's closed meeting vote may be illegal

The Hall County Board of Commissioners may have broken Georgia's open meeting laws by voting behind closed doors on payments to the Glades Reservoir property owners, minutes from the closed session show.

September 21, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Gainesville High competes in blood donation competition

Medical beds were arranged inside buses outside of Gainesville High School on Monday, each bed occupied by a person with blood flowing from their arm to a blood bag below.

September 20, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Race Street closed this week

Race Street will be closed today through Friday from just past the Wachovia Bank drive-through entrance to College Avenue.

September 20, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville to hire 5 more teachers

Students have already settled into their classrooms, but Gainesville City Schools will see a slight adjustment as it hires five new teachers this school year.

September 20, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Gainesville City Council could close 2 downtown alleys for parking

Two alleys in downtown Gainesville could soon be closed to the public.

September 20, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Local firm buys Regions building

Green Street LLC has purchased a Regions Bank building in Gainesville.

September 20, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


2 face charges of laundering drug money

The owner of Community Auto Center on Atlanta Highway in Gainesville and one of his employees have been charged with laundering drug money.

September 20, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hall County native serving in Pakistani relief effort

A Hall County native and North Hall High School graduate is taking part in the U.S. Marines Corps' flood relief efforts in Pakistan.

September 20, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall board's closed meeting details to be released

The Hall County Board of Commissioners is prepared to release the details of a Sept. 8 executive session discussion about the Glades Reservoir at its work session today.

September 20, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


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Mexican students, professor help with World Language Academy's summer camp

The Hall County school district wants more native speaking Spanish teachers. If the district could find enough teachers, it could expand its World Language Academy ...

July 19, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Olympic Memories: Q&A with Jack Pyburn

Jack Pyburn, an architect and rowing enthusiast, helped local organizers create the plan for the Lake Lanier venue and helped found the Lake Lanier Rowing ...

July 19, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Nonprofit offering community forum for teens, young adults

A local nonprofit group is planning a weekend of activities to inspire and empower teens and young adults.

July 19, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Paddling, rowing clubs keep Olympic spirit moving forward

Starting and maintaining a club isn't as easy as it sounds.

July 19, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Times parent company buys historic Gainesville Mill

One of Gainesville's most iconic historic buildings has a new owner.

July 19, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


$50,000 grant could help Gainesville's pedestrian connections

Gainesville is looking to improve pedestrian connections around downtown and, in the process, spruce up some major roadways.

July 19, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lula to visit Sugar Hill to learn about Gwinnett city’s challenges

Lula officials are planning a field trip to Sugar Hill in North Gwinnett County on Friday.

July 18, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall schools consider LED lighting in gyms

The Hall County school system is looking at installing LED lighting in its gymnasiums districtwide.

July 18, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Local attorney hosting criminal justice reform event Tuesday near GOP convention

Gainesville attorney and former Hall commissioner Ashley Bell will host a criminal justice reform event Tuesday night live from Cleveland near the site of the ...

July 18, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


U.S. Rep. Collins: ‘There’s no fear here’ at Republican convention

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, is trying not to let the distractions get to him this week at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

July 18, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Olympics remain a lasting legacy at Lake Lanier venue

Twenty years ago the Olympic Games came to Atlanta, with rowing and paddling events held in Gainesville on Lake Lanier. While the Olympic flame has ...

July 18, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


Carjacking case goes forward with kidnapping charge included

A Gainesville man accused of an attempted carjacking told police he thought the victim had been following him for days, according to testimony Monday.

July 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Motion to table Enota school project fails, another meeting coming on issue

The Gainesville school board agreed to hold a meeting discussing the building of a new Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy after a motion to "table the ...

July 18, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Olympic Memories: Q&A with Mary Hart Wilheit

Mary Hart Wilheit served as executive director of Gainesville/Hall '96 and its efforts to bring the Olympics to Gainesville. She shares her memories of ...

July 18, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Two people, dog killed by fire Monday morning in Clarkesville

Two people and a pet died Monday morning after a mobile home caught fire in Clarkesville, according to authorities.

July 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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