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Ga. higher education chief to retire

University System of Georgia Chancellor Erroll Davis Jr. announced Thursday he is retiring next year.

October 08, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


A falcon’s speed may edge raiders’ planning

In its first season as a member of Region 8-AAAA, Flowery Branch has a region and overall record of 5-0 and looks to be in the region driver's seat heading into today's visit to Habersham Central.

October 08, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Hall ready for Hollywood cameras, stars

Hall County is one of the first communities in the state to be designated a "camera ready community" - a title that will hopefully bring in film and TV crews for years to come.

October 08, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Ex-Hall sheriff Mecum retires as U.S. marshal

Richard Mecum, former Hall County sheriff, is retiring today from his position as U.S. marshal.

October 08, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Dahlonega teen shot, killed in Mexico

A Dahlonega native was shot and killed while traveling to visit family in Mexico last week.

October 08, 2010 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Hall, Gainesville school officials say bus drivers are trained well

Local school transportation officials say parents of Hall County and Gainesville students should feel reassured about their children's commute to school following a fatal bus crash earlier this week.

October 07, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Boling Bridge stays open tonight; DOT project ‘slightly ahead of schedule’

Boling Bridge motorists will get a reprieve tonight from a Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance project.

October 07, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch City Council to close on land for government buildings

Flowery Branch City Council voted Thursday night to go forward with buying about 7 acres of downtown property for a future city government complex.

October 07, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


3 injured in I-985 accident

Three people were injured in an accident Thursday afternoon on Interstate 985 northbound when the SUV they were in overturned.

October 07, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Violence and victims come in many forms

Victims of domestic violence may not look how you expect.

October 07, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Boling Bridge opens early to traffic

The State Route 53 Boling Bridge over Lake Lanier at the Hall-Forsyth County line was finished early over the weekend and is now open.

October 07, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Shore Sweep trash collection up this year

Volunteers ended up collecting 31 tons of debris and trash from Lake Lanier during the Lake Lanier Association's 22nd annual Shore Sweep on Sept. 24.

October 06, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Expo offers remedies for health issues

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce pulled out all the stops for its fourth annual HealthSmart Interactive Health and Wellness Expo.

October 06, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Construction crews break ground on Varsity Jr. in Dawsonville

Construction crews broke ground Friday on the new Varsity Jr. restaurant, which will sit on 2 acres along Ga. 400 in Dawson County.

October 06, 2010 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Gainesville-based 802nd Ordnance unit could be home in November

The Gainesville-based 802nd Ordnance Company could return home from Afghanistan in November.

October 06, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


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3 injured in I-985 wreck

A pair of wrecks about a mile apart critically injured one and closed a portion of Interstate 985 South for a brief time Sunday afternoon.

February 01, 2016 | | Local


Downsizing easier said than done in housing market

The affordable housing crunch in Hall County is not unique to renters.

January 31, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Bridal Expo offers inspiration, options

The Gainesville Civic Center hummed with the sound of women chatting excitedly with their mothers and closest friends, as they planned the best day of ...

January 31, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Milestones a step up, but ‘not the final word’

The state's new Milestones test requires more from students, city and county education officials agree - and that is generally good.

January 31, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Rooster’s Perch to expand job training for disabled

Inside the Rooster's Perch, there's a framed Bible verse on the kitchen counter. It's in a small frame and it's easy ...

January 31, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


‘Miracle’ child Ayden Hopper turns 4, now cancer-free

Ayden Hopper is a miracle.

January 31, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Girls learn about the messages they send at WomenSource workshop

A group of over 300 people, mostly made up of young girls in middle and high school, used their Saturday for educating themselves.

January 31, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Wheelchair sport advocate Jerry Frick remembered as ‘larger than life’

Gerry Brown started the new millennium married to Jerry Frick, a man she described with an infectious laugh and helped launch the sport of power ...

January 31, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Georgia Milestones tests now carry higher stakes

High school students in Gainesville and Hall County are used to high-stakes final exams. They're used to spending hours studying their notes, taking practice ...

January 31, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Solutions to affordable housing shortage come from variety of sources

A lack of affordable, quality housing in Gainesville and Hall County and its effects on the area economy and residents' quality of life are issues ...

January 31, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


2 men arrested on drug charges; one resists, fights back, officials say

Two men face drug charges after an arrest Friday, during which one resisted arrest and fought with the officers, officials say.

January 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


SLIDESHOW: A fashionable Fasching festival in Helen

Partygoers got their annual midwinter head start on Mardis Gras on Saturday by dressing up in their finest festival attire for the annual Fasching event ...

January 30, 2016 | | Local


Humane Society pets lend their paws for the cause

Anyone who has owned a dog or cat can attest to the difficulty of getting a confused animal to follow directions. But for local artist ...

January 30, 2016 | Alex Popp | Local


Teen injured, another arrested after shooting incident in vehicle

One teenager was wounded and another arrested after a shooting incident Friday night in southern Hall County, the sheriff's office reported this morning.

January 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


You Heard It Here: No, Shaq did not come to Gainesville

The classic Georgia-Florida mixup for residents of Gainesville came again with the viral video of Shaquille O'Neal playing basketball with children.

January 30, 2016 | | Local


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