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NGCSU gets approval for Cumming site

A future Forsyth County college campus received a boost last week as the state Senate approved its version of the budget for 2012.

April 02, 2011 | CRYSTAL LEDFORD Times regional staff | Local


Trillium Trek matches skills, brain power

The annual Trillium Trek isn't your ordinary hike in the woods.

April 02, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Lanier parks gearing up for camping season, fun

New playgrounds and restrooms and improved camping sites are just a few of the improvements visitors will see at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks around Lake Lanier.

April 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Clusters let kids shape own learning program

It's Friday afternoon at Mount Vernon Elementary in North Hall.

April 02, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Coming tomorrow: Ruin & Rebirth

It came with little warning.

April 02, 2011 | | Local


Homeless numbers on the rise in Northeast Ga.

The number of homeless people in Hall County and surrounding areas increased in 2010.

April 02, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville may allow beer, wine at May event on square

Main Street Gainesville officials are planning a Cinco de Mayo celebration to test how open container events could work on the downtown square.

April 02, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


100 students wait for the sound of the beep in tournament

The score sat at zero to zero. They'd been playing for hours, but this game wasn't about winners and losers.

April 02, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Longer school days ahead after spring break

Have a good rest, Hall County school system students.

April 01, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall sheriff’s office earns endorsement as top agency

Accreditation is the "framework" that helps a law enforcement agency achieve a more professional structure, Hall County Sheriff Steve Cronic said. His office recently learned it measures up to rigid national standards.

April 01, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Law officers plan a hop across state for charity

A slow and silly scooter ride through Georgia is on its way here. Leading the pack are a bunch of otherwise serious law men.

April 01, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Volunteer dentists give out smiles to needy children

Hall County's dentists are helping lower-income patients smile a little more.

April 01, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Possible Dawson County airport board riles residents

DAWSONVILLE - The number of residents concerned about the creation of a Dawsonville Airport Authority couldn't fit in city hall Thursday night.

April 01, 2011 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Man allegedly steals copper in Gainesville

Gainesville Police officers said they interrupted a copper theft in progress at a county facility this week.

April 01, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Legacy event honors hospital’s chiefs of staff

When Dr. Billy Hardman came to Gainesville in 1943, he was one of 14 physicians in town. In 1953, he became just the third person to serve Northeast Georgia Medical Center as chief of staff.

March 31, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


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Summer of Gold, 20 years later: A timeline of headlines

The Times began covering the Olympics' arrival in Hall County from the day the announcement was made. The headlines prior to the Games and during ...

July 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Silt buildup, aging pipes threaten Lake Knickerbocker

From the back of his truck, Randy Askea navigates an electric, four-wheeled vehicle with an attached camera through a decades-old pipe running under an earthen ...

July 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Unmarked African-American graves are lost in time

Perhaps nowhere is the lost history of Gainesville's African-American community more obvious than in the 1,148 unmarked graves recently identified at the Alta ...

July 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


High school redo: Hundreds flock to first Gainesville adult prom on square

A group of women in jewel-toned evening gowns sat on patio furniture Saturday outside Downtown Drafts in Gainesville.

July 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Kubota expansion at Gateway facility is near completion

Kubota Manufacturing of America is building - again - but the new building is an expansion of the company's operations in Hall County, not a new ...

July 17, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Olympic volunteers look back: ‘It just made us proud’

From their farm in Oakwood, raising chickens and otherwise enjoying the country life, the idea of the world arriving at their backdoor seemed remote.

July 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Olympic memories: Q&A with Jim Mathis Jr.

Jim Mathis Jr., a Gainesville banker, was one of the key players in bringing the Olympics to Lake Lanier as chairman of the Gainesville-Hall County ...

July 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


A unique business: Send bacon to your friends, glitter (or worse) to your foe

Peter Boychuk knows about business online.

July 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


2 female victims from Lake Lanier boat crash identified

The bodies of two women were found Saturday after a boat overturned the day before on Lake Lanier, according to the Georgia Department of Natural ...

July 16, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


How Olympics landed on Lake Lanier's shores

Atlanta's Olympic organizers had a bit of a problem as they identified venues for the 1996 Olympic Games they were awarded in 1990.

July 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Olympics chief Payne recalls Gainesville’s ‘desire’ for games

When Billy Payne, Atlanta's Olympic architect, looks back on his crowning achievement from 20 years ago, one of the bright spots is Gainesville's ...

July 16, 2016 | Keith Albertson | Local


Pirates play on in charity Poker Run event on Lanier

The Lanier Partners of North Georgia launched their eighth annual Pirates of Lake Lanier Charity Poker Run on Saturday.

July 16, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Mechanic burned by boat engine fire at Lake Lanier marina

One person was burned in a boat fire Saturday at Holiday Marina on Lake Lanier.

July 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Olympic Park tower sign will dim, turn off earlier

It's like something out of a "Seinfeld" episode, where a bright red light from a Kenny Rogers chicken joint shines day and night through ...

July 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Students RISE to shine, avoid ‘summer slump’

Nearly 125 elementary school students "graduated" from the fifth annual RISE - Real Interactive Summer-learning Experience) - program Friday morning.

July 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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