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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


No one hurt in morning house fire on East Hall Road

No one was injured in a home fire in the 4500 block of East Hall Road early today.

January 18, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Chamber lauds companies as tops in area

Three area companies were honored Tuesday afternoon in the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's annual Industry Appreciation awards.

January 17, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local




Sheriff’s employee reinstated after August firing

The Hall County Sheriff's Office recently reinstated a detective who was fired in August after conducting his own investigation into a fellow officer.

January 17, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Trash dammed up along Flat Creek

The work of a pesky beaver seems to be offering a disturbing glimpse at what flows through Hall County streams toward Lake Lanier.

January 17, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


City schools to look at traffic, pedestrian safety

School officials are concerned about the safety of teachers and students on the road connecting Gainesville High School, Centennial Arts Academy and Wood's Mill High School.

January 17, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Growth allowing Oakwood to bring back old positions

A boom in development has Oakwood looking to bring back several key staff positions it froze during the throes of the Great Recession.

June 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lane closures planned at Boling Bridge

Boling Bridge will close to a single lane of traffic from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday for continued work to build the ...

June 13, 2017 | | Local


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