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Students get lesson with a porpoise

Kindergartners at Mount Vernon Elementary School heard quite the tale Thursday morning - a tale of a tail, to be exact.

January 20, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Self-defense class to teach women to resist attacks

If statistics are correct, a woman has a high chance of being the victim of a sexual assault in her lifetime.

January 20, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Schools try to change behavior when students caught with drugs

Hall County and Gainesville City Schools both have a no-tolerance policy regarding drugs at school, but they attempt to change the students' behavior while they still can.

January 20, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Norton says region's economy is stabilizing

Despite what the Mayan calendar and a Hollywood blockbuster projected, 2012 is not the end of the world but the "dawn" of a new one.

January 19, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Hall teachers vote against a proposed schedule change

Hall County high schools will keep the seven-period schedule they've had for the last two years in the upcoming school year.

January 19, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Authorities: Canton girl's killer commits suicide in jail

A Dahlonega man who pleaded guilty earlier this week of molesting and murdering a 7-year-old girl in a Canton apartment complex has committed suicide, officials said.

January 19, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Man injured in Lula house fire

A 25-year-old man received first and second degree burns from a house fire this morning in Lula, authorities said.

January 19, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Ga. legislators collected 2011 money for 2012 campaigns

As national attention is fixed on presidential primaries this winter, a lot of the focus turns to which candidates have the most funds to fuel their campaigns.

January 18, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


No furloughs, reduced days for school employees yet

Hall County and Gainesville teachers can breathe sighs of relief: there are no furlough or reduced work schedule days on the 2012-2013 calendars yet.

January 18, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Olens kicks off food drive

Attorney General Sam Olens announced a statewide contest in Gainesville on Wednesday that is intended to raise money and collect food for the state's needy children.

January 18, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


State attorney general confident water war nearing end

Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens has expressed confidence that a struggle over water between Alabama, Georgia and Florida could be resolved in a year.

January 18, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Cab, delivery drivers targets of robberies

Delivery drivers and taxi drivers are not often considered dangerous professions, but in recent days both have been targets of armed robbers in Gainesville.

January 18, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


In Lula dredging effort, corps to haul away 3K tons of silt

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has dredged the waters at Lula Park's boat ramp and now is readying to haul away some 3,000 tons of silt.

January 18, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Suspect in last fall’s standoff is indicted

A Forsyth County Grand Jury has indicted a man on drug, weapon and other charges in connection with a 10-hour standoff last fall with authorities in north Forsyth.

January 18, 2012 | BY JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Flowery Branch wants to resume effort to dress up roadway

Flowery Branch is looking to continue a beautification effort along Atlanta Highway that it completed last year.

January 18, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Green Street closure offers ‘wake-up’ call on traffic fixes

Imagine, as a pedestrian, not having to run for your life when crossing Green Street.

May 24, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Authorities ID suspect in test drive car theft

Authorities identified a woman they believe took a gold minivan for a test drive last week and never came back to a South Hall dealership.

May 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


U.S. Rep. Doug Collins pushes increasing line speeds at poultry plants

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, is pushing an increase in poultry processing plants' line speeds to new U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.

May 24, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Scout lawsuit reveals years of abuse

A lawsuit and Boy Scouts of America documents show a former Gainesville scoutmaster continued working with the organization for more than a decade after confessing ...

May 24, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Humane Society ‘Bark Park’ finishing in June

After a hugely successful fundraising campaign, the rescue dogs of Northeast Georgia are getting a little more room to stretch their legs.

May 24, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Flowery Branch taxes could jump, despite tax rate staying the same

Flowery Branch residents could see a property tax increase next year, even as officials propose to keep the South Hall city's tax rate the ...

May 24, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Name downtown project, win $500 gift card

A power couple in the real estate business is promoting a contest to name a mixed-use project on the fourth side of the square that ...

May 24, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Flowery Branch residents voice school redistricting concerns

South Hall residents voiced concerns and offered solutions - including postponement - to a proposed school redistricting plan during a public hearing Tuesday night at Johnson High ...

May 24, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville Main Street manager moves to Convention and Visitors Bureau

The woman credited with cultivating downtown Gainesville as a destination venue through concerts, events and activities is taking on a new tourism role for the ...

May 23, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


State superintendent says students should be ‘life ready’

Getting students "life ready" should be a high priority for public schools, and new opportunities for students and teachers are paving that path, according to ...

May 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Share your thoughts on state educational policies at Wednesday meeting

Kevin Boyd, a member of the Georgia State Board of Education, will host a public hearing Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. at North High School.

May 23, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Detroit-area company now owns Lakeshore Mall

Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville is now owned by a Michigan company, but little else is known at this point about the longtime commercial site's ...

May 23, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Community greets new Mundy Mill elementary school

Jenifer Campos was all smiles as she watched her son, Joshua, and twin daughters, Daniella and Isabella, holding the ribbon with other children for the ...

May 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Officials: 8-year-old set fire in school bathroom

Officials said an 8-year-old student brought a lighter from home and set a paper towel holder on fire Tuesday morning in a bathroom at Mount ...

May 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall County, cities could lose state funding without service delivery agreement by June 30

Hall County and its municipalities are in danger of losing out on state grants and permits issued by the state if they don't reach ...

May 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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