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Times collecting supplies for firefighters battling wildfires

The Times will have its van sitting in front of the newspaper's building from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday collecting supplies for Georgia Forestry Commission firefighters battling the wildfires. Anyone who wants to can bring items and "pack the van." The Times will deliver the supplies to the Forestry Commission office. A forestry commission representative said the following items are needed:

November 21, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


Northeast Georgia Medical Center to launch residency program

Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville is in the early stages of developing a residency program for medical school graduates that hospital leaders said marks "another milestone" for the growing local health care industry.

November 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Health insurance info event scheduled for Saturday in Gainesville

Insure Georgia is holding an enrollment event Saturday at the Gainesville Civic Center to help families with the open enrollment process for the Affordable Care Act.

November 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Tighter water restrictions announced as drought extends

Hall County residents will have to limit their water use as drought conditions continue to worsen.

November 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


2 men charged for bestiality with dog in Forsyth County

November 17, 2016 | By Kayla Robins krobins@forsythnews.com | Local


Winds may blow smoke from wildfires away from area by Friday

Some areas of North Georgia may get a break from the smoke pouring from mountain wildfires, though residents closer to the fires will continue to feel the effects.

November 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


‘Styrofoam graveyard’ cleaned up in Lake Lanier cove, thanks to drought

The area's worsening drought showed one benefit on Thursday: Barren shoreline allowed workers to get rid of a longstanding "Styrofoam graveyard" from a Lake Lanier cove off Clarks Bridge Road.

November 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Construction moving swift on new Sosebee & Britt Orthodontics location

With grading almost complete, next comes the footings, and soon the foundation and walls and roof.

November 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Lumpkin County man executed for 2001 murder after refusing appeals

A Lumpkin County man took his last breaths Wednesday night at a Jackson prison, where he was executed for the 2001 murder of his ex-girlfriend.

November 16, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Man acquitted of most serious charges in shooting of alleged stalker

A Buford man accused of shooting another man in the leg and jaw was acquitted of the more serious charges against him Wednesday.

November 16, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Woman dead following Dawson County house fire

November 16, 2016 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Local


Collins moves up ranks in U.S. House Republican leadership

Northeast Georgia's congressman is now the fifth-ranking Republican in the U.S. House.

November 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Tadmore donates food for Thanksgiving, teachers dance while dressed like pirates

The administrative team and three teachers from Tadmore Elementary School dressed like pirates and danced on the roof of the school Wednesday morning to celebrate the school's success in donating food.

November 16, 2016 | | Local


Environmental report criticizes possible nuclear power plant on Chattahoochee

Georgia Power Co.'s studying whether to build a nuclear power plant on the Chattahoochee River in South Georgia drew harsh criticism in the Georgia Water Coalition's sixth annual "Dirty Dozen" report released Wednesday.

November 16, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local




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Tatsumi to expand at Gateway Center, add 112K square foot facility

The Gateway Industrial Centre off Ga. 365 in North Hall continues to fill in with the recent announcement that Tatsumi Intermodal USA is expanding its ...

November 27, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Small shops get their shot at holiday sales on Small Business Saturday

Everyone knows Black Friday is dominated by the name brand big-box retail titans. But Saturday is for the little guy, when Mom and Pop clothing ...

November 26, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Funeral held for US marshal from South Hall killed on duty

NORCROSS - Hundreds of mourners gathered in Georgia to remember a deputy U.S. marshal who was killed while he and other officers were pursuing a ...

November 26, 2016 | Times staff and wire reports | Local


Gainesville man dies in wreck near Rome

A man from Gainesville died in a one-car vehicle crash early Thursday near Rome.

November 26, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Local homeowners take advantage of Web-based room sharing option

There's no place like home. And when you're on the road, sometimes a hotel just isn't homey enough.

November 26, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


Georgia among 5 states struggling with surging numbers of foster children

NEW YORK - The number of U.S. children in foster care is climbing after a sustained decline, with Georgia leading the five states that account ...

November 26, 2016 | Times staff and wire reports | Local


Help offered when holiday struggles mount

Compared to the rest of the year, the holiday week usually generates fewer first-time calls from domestic violence victims and fewer people seeking shelter, said ...

November 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Rarer languages call for special courtroom help from interpreters

On the courtroom's back pew, Cornelio Lazarescue sat through a three-day trial last week with a pair of jet-black headphones. Next to him was ...

November 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Shoppers bust doors, hunt bargains, find deals as Black Friday launches holiday buying season

Black Friday is either an exhilarating way to score a deal or an overwhelming disaster of traffic and digging through bargain bins, depending whom you ...

November 25, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Free clinic for lower limb amputees set for Dec. 6

Prosthetist Kevin Carroll and other local prosthetics experts are holding a free patient education clinic for lower limb amputees.

November 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


SUV, ambulance crash, both flipping and injuring 4 total

Four people, including a child, were injured this morning when an SUV crossed the centerline of Ga. 11 and struck an ambulance, causing both vehicles ...

November 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Brenau’s softball complex finally finished, set to open Feb. 9

The first phase of Brenau University's athletic complex is finished.

November 25, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


UNG students make ‘eye-opening’ trek to immigration detention center

Days after his trip, Bryan Herrera can still remember the Stewart Detention Center detainee's name and identification number.

November 25, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Northeast Georgia tourism affected by smoke

The wildfires and accompanying smoke in the Southeast have led to phones ringing all over Northeast Georgia.

November 25, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Slow progress made to address affordable housing shortage

There's nothing quite like seeing a project come to fruition.

November 25, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


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