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Soccer games at Allen Creek boost tourism dollars

Allen Creek Soccer Complex served as a home for at least 54 different youth soccer teams and families from all over the Southeast this weekend.

September 05, 2011 | Megan Gill | Local


Business owner remembered as ‘larger than life’

Funeral services are set today for longtime Hall County businessman Frank Turk, hailed Sunday by a close friend as "larger than life" and someone who "never met a stranger."

September 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


RaceTrac revs up for new store in Dawson County

The Development Authority of Dawson County has announced RaceTrac Petroleum expects to begin building a gas station and convenience store on Ga. 400 within the next month.

September 05, 2011 | BY JAMES G. WOLFE JR. Times regional staff | Local


‘Long, hot summer’ keeps water patrols busy

This summer Northeast Georgia experienced record high temperatures and severe drought conditions, bringing millions of visitors to Lake Lanier.

September 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


South Hall has many identities

The bridge that connects one part of Village at Deaton Creek in South Hall is pretty special to residents of the retirement community.

September 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lee may clear Hall's rainfall deficit

Hall County's rainfall deficit for the year may be wiped out if projections for Tropical Storm Lee pan out as predicted.

September 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville outreach center faces eviction

For the last 25 years, the Veterans and Community Outreach Foundation has been providing assistance to the under-served and economically disadvantaged members of the community.

September 03, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Crossing guards are a vital part of school day

Sharon Rucker has been a crossing guard for Gainesville City Schools since 1999.

September 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall tax amnesty earns $99K but few takers

Hall County officials took in $99,031 in overdue taxes by offering to waive penalty and interest fees on past-due property tax bills.

September 03, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Many work part-time for lack of better options

Talk about an employment roller coaster.

September 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Economic woes weigh on workers, job seekers

The economy continues to fluctuate, and the latest labor report continues to show dismal numbers, placing increased financial burdens on millions of American families.

September 03, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Brenau takeover of Mountains Center may be win-win

A proposal from Brenau University to take over Gainesville's Georgia Mountains Center seems to give both entities a new lease on life in Northeast Georgia.

September 03, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Labor of Love provides help for needy neighbors

While most people spend Labor Day weekend camping, watching football or going swimming, members of A New Walk Christian Church are working to help the lives of families in need.

September 03, 2011 | Megan Gill | Local


A touchdown for the tastebuds

Potatoes, peaches and barbecue may sound like tailgate fare. But in today's kickoff game for the University of Georgia Bulldogs and the Boise State Broncos, the food is part of another battle.

September 02, 2011 | | Local


Police ready for transition as Crown Victoria production ends

It's been shot at, rammed and on countless other adventures, but the Crown Victoria - an icon of police departments across the country - is now retiring.

September 02, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Hall school board approves policy allowing security assistant to carry gun in workplace

A Hall County Schools security employee is now authorized to carry a handgun while fulfilling the duties of his job.

July 24, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Keeping Sardis-Ledan intersection open to cost $50,000, extend work by 20 days

Keeping the intersection of Sardis and Ledan roads open during the day is going to cost Hall County an extra $50,000 and extend construction ...

July 24, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Lane closing on Boling Bridge on Monday, Tuesday nights

A single lane will close on Boling Bridge along Ga. 53 beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday.

July 24, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville boy drowns at start of family's vacation in Florida Keys

KEY COLONY BEACH, Fla. - A family vacation in the Florida Keys turned tragic for a Gainesville family when a couple's 3-year-old son died in ...

July 24, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Lidl grocery store proposed on Dawsonville Highway

German grocery chain Lidl wants to build a 36,000-square-foot store on Dawsonville Highway across from Trinity Baptist Church.

July 23, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Report: Authorities ID Gainesville man who died in Myrtle Beach, S.C., swimming incident

A 35-year-old Gainesville man died Sunday morning during a swimming incident at Myrtle Beach, S.C., according to a Facebook post from the Myrtle Beach ...

July 23, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Work moving forward on 860-lot subdivision partly in South Hall

The main entrance into Reunion Country Club in South Hall was cut in half a few years back by the new four-lane Friendship Road/Ga ...

July 23, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall school board set to board on gun policy for security officer

Hall County Schools may soon have an employee with the authority to carry a handgun in the district office and on school campuses.

July 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Graham stays behind the scenes as Gainesville Parks and Rec’s deputy director

It's no coincidence that one has to turn into Community Way to get to the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville.

July 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Summer vacation? Not for many teachers in Gainesville, Hall

Early one Monday morning this summer, Ronda Larned was working in her classroom at the new Mundy Mill Academy when Principal Crystal Brown walked in ...

July 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


‘Heaven on Earth:’ Helen has a new hotel offering in Valhalla Resort

Helen's newest place to stay is off the beaten path of tourist traffic, sitting nestled between mountains.

July 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Judge William O’Kelley remembered for patience, respect, humor

ATLANTA - Friends, family and members of the legal community gathered Saturday in Atlanta to honor the life of Senior U.S. District Judge William C ...

July 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gateway Center awarded grant to help victims with legal representation

Gateway Domestic Violence Center in Gainesville was awarded more than $10,000 this month for a program helping low-income domestic violence victims find legal representation.

July 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Goodbye gas? Electric cars are coming in greater numbers, variety

Hall County drivers don't seem to much care for electric vehicles. Maybe they should.

July 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Photo slideshow: Yo, ho, ho; Poker Run pirates show their cards

Lake Lanier was overrun by pirates Saturday for the annual Pirates of Lanier Family Poker Run in Flowery Branch on Saturday.

July 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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