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One person critically injured after morning Candler Highway wreck

One driver was critically injured after a Jeep collided with a tractor-trailer Tuesday morning on Ga.60/Candler Highway.

September 06, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Belk Fall Charity Sale open as fundraiser to all nonprofits

The Belk Fall Charity Sale is coming up on Nov. 5, and nonprofit groups can go ahead and contact the Gainesville store at Lakeshore Mall to become one of the agencies fundraising from the sale this fall.

September 05, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Chattahoochee Riverkeeper opens new office in Gainesville square

It may look like an outdoorsy retail store from the sidewalk, but the newest tenant in the Gainesville square is longtime environmental watchdog Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.

September 05, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Woman who received help from Family Promise now on board

Homeless families in Hall County just got a new voice.

September 05, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Kroger partnering with Georgia Mountain Food Bank for milk drive

There is one basic staple that food banks across the country are always lacking, and local Kroger stores want to change that.

September 05, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Police warn of jury duty scam

Gainesville Police received a pair of reports Friday from people receiving threatening calls regarding missed jury duty, a scam making its way around the country.

September 05, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Subdivisions returning to planning agendas

Proposed subdivisions are back on planning board agendas, including a 186-lot one off Spout Springs Road in South Hall.

September 05, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Police: Remains found Friday were adult male

The remains found Friday in a vacant lot in Gainesville were an adult male, Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook said Sunday. The man's identity isn't known.

September 04, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Women’s impact on economy grows, but income inequality remains

Labor Day is a time to celebrate workers.

September 04, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville school board faces Enota, Creel contract questions

Questions about a new school for Enota will continue at the Gainesville Board of Education's work session Tuesday night. Questions largely have been raised by opponents of the plans discussed thus far, but board members, not members of the public, will ask about those plans.

September 04, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Go Gold: Local childhood cancer survivors’ parents work to bring awareness to special month

Come October, pink ribbons will be fixed to lapels and mailboxes, NFL players will don pink cleats and everyone will know it is breast cancer awareness month.

September 04, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


New Gainesville boutique Garment and Grace offers something for every woman

Before Happy Volle started a two-decade career as an educator, she wanted to be a store owner.

September 04, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Labor Day no longer a union-centered holiday

In the 1950s, company management at a poultry plant in Gainesville owned by industry pioneer Jesse Jewell led a violent mob against workers trying to unionize under Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen.

September 04, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Speeders on South Hall roads raise alarms

As soon as construction finished on Friendship Road, Hall County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Todd Casper said the traffic speeds and residents' complaints skyrocketed.

September 04, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Dormant North Hall hydrants restored to service

Service has been restored to more than three dozen North Hall fire hydrants that have been out of commission since January.

September 04, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


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Annual downtown event to benefit childhood tumor research

The Owenby family wants to provide Gainesville residents with a fun night out while raising funds for children's tumor research.

September 28, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local




New retail, hotel, high-rise tower planned in Mall of Georgia area

The already commercially crowded Mall of Georgia area near Buford is poised to get a lot busier over the next few years.

September 28, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Racing knowledge translates to road cars, Corvette Racing manager says

Doug Fehan, program manager for Corvette Racing, talked like an evangelist for endurance racing Tuesday evening at Lanier Technical College's motorsports vehicle technology class.

September 28, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall sheriff pens letter in support of state law officer pay raises

Going against the "skepticism" of other law enforcement leaders, Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch expressed his support Tuesday for the state law enforcement officer pay ...

September 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Decatur man acquitted of Lanier Islands shooting, but convicted on gun charge

A jury returned a not guilty verdict for a Decatur man claiming self-defense in a shooting last year at a Lanier Islands lake house birthday ...

September 27, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


For sale: Old DOT maintenance shop in South Hall

Long before Spout Springs Road gets widened, the Georgia Department of Transportation would like to unload a nearly 50-year-old, long-abandoned maintenance shop that sits in ...

September 27, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Group seeks help to help young women transition from foster care

Community members can learn how they might help young women move from foster care to independent living at a community meeting at 7 p.m ...

September 27, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Annual Empty Bowl Lunch draws a crowd

First Baptist Church's banquet hall was once again overflowing with people clamoring over soup, salad and empty bowls.

September 27, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Hall, Gainesville SAT scores up, still below state average

Gainesville and Hall County students scored higher on the SAT exam in 2016 than 2015, but local scores still trailed the state average in both ...

September 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Old Reunion entrance in South Hall gets nod to be part of 800-home subdivision

A 35-acre tract that was the old entrance to Reunion Country Club in South Hall is a step closer to becoming part of a planned ...

September 27, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eight Hall students named REACH scholars

Eight Hall County middle school students left a "launching pad" Monday night when the school district's first group of REACH scholars was announced.

September 26, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Man charged with aggravated child molestation

A 28-year-old man has been charged with molesting a girl, who disclosed the alleged incident to police years later, police said.

September 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Jury selection underway in sexual battery case

Jury selection continues Tuesday in the case of a Gainesville man accused by police of performing a medical exam on a man that led to ...

September 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Lanier Islands resort seeking fresh look at old hotel site

More than a decade after closing the old PineIsle Resort, Lanier Islands resort in South Hall County is trying to get a feel for development ...

September 26, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


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