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Local SAT scores slightly drop in most schools

Standardized test scores have been a major criteria in the college admissions game for years, but some say their importance might be wavering.

September 14, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Jackson County narrows manager search to 3

Jackson County has narrowed its search for a new county manager to three.

September 14, 2011 | By LeAnne Akin Times regional staff | Local


Friendship Elementary to hold wellness night

Friendship Elementary School usually kicks off the school year with a curriculum night, but this year, things are a little different.

September 14, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Allergy and asthma clinic to use new pollen counter

If you are like many people in Northeast Georgia who suddenly get the sniffles every time the seasons change, you are likely experiencing an allergy.

September 14, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Public hearing tonight for Flowery Branch streetlight fee

Flowery Branch is looking at charging all property owners at least $11 per year on their property tax bills, starting this fall, to cover the costs of streetlights.

September 14, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fatal accident closes lanes on I-85 at I-985

A fatal accident on Interstate 85 at the I-985 split in Gwinnett County has shut down northbound lanes on Interstate 85 and traffic is being diverted to I-985 North.

September 14, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Missing camper found safe near park

A Florida woman was found safe Wednesday after she was reported missing Monday near Amicalola Falls State Park in northwestern Dawson County.

September 14, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Tax chief, commissioner spar over tag offices

Finger-pointing over long lines at the Hall County tag office is ruffling the feathers of a couple of elected officials.

September 13, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Residents air concerns on proposed transportation tax

FLOWERY BRANCH - Theresa Webb of Gainesville arrived Tuesday night at a public hearing not particularly supportive of the state's proposed 1 percent transportation tax.

September 13, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Academy embraces Smartville model

Matt Maynor had a vision when he took over as principal of Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy.

September 13, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


NGCSU, Brenau, GSC make ‘Best Colleges’ list

Three area universities made the 2012 edition of Best Colleges, a peer ranking system put out by the U.S. News Media Group.

September 13, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Lawrenceville woman cited after head-on collision

Georgia State Patrol has cited a woman injured in a head-on collision Monday night on Spout Springs Road.

September 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall store owner charged with commercial gambling

The owner of a Hall County convenience store has been charged with running a commercial gambling operation by issuing cash payouts to customers winning on video slot machines.

September 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Official says missing woman could be in forest

Authorities are searching for a 54-year-old woman reported missing late Monday night in the area of Amicalola Falls State Park.

September 13, 2011 | By Stephanie Griffin Times regional staff | Local


Winder soldier found dead in Afghanistan

A Winder soldier died after being found unresponsive in his room on Saturday, according to a news release from the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office.

September 13, 2011 | | Local


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J.C. Penney closing 5 stores in state, none in North Ga.

NEW YORK - Five stores in Georgia, but none in North Georgia, among the 138 locations J.C. Penney announced Friday it will shutter in the ...

March 18, 2017 | Staff and wire reports | Local


Rollover crash leads to arrest, one serious injury

A Dahlonega man has been charged with DUI following a single-vehicle crash Friday night on Ga. 60/Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville that injured all ...

March 18, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Habitat home dedication marks first for Gainesville High

Darla Gibson hugged more than a dozen high school students who showed up Friday to dedicate her dream house at the Habitat for Humanity subdivision.

March 18, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man charged with attempted murder

A grand jury returned a more serious charge of attempted murder for a Gainesville man accused of shooting an acquaintance multiple times.

March 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Flowery Branch man accused of stabbing man in chest, face

A Flowery Branch man is accused of stabbing an acquaintance in the chest, leg and face, according to authorities.

March 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Women encourage others to invent the selves they want to be

Excelling and making a difference was a common theme among the five women who shared their stories with attendees of Brenau University's fourth annual ...

March 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Chestatee teacher among suspects in $6M drug bust in Oakwood

Authorities seized more than $6 million worth of cocaine and heroin Thursday from a home on Crawford Oaks Drive in Oakwood.

March 17, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Rabid skunks, raccoon reported in Hall

Two rabid skunks were found recently in Hall County.

March 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville man gets 8-year sentence in 2015 credit union heist

A Gainesville man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing a credit union in Homer in 2015.

March 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall County files response, motion to dismiss class-action pension lawsuit

Hall County filed a response Wednesday to the estimated $75 million class action pension lawsuit, claiming in its motion to dismiss that it had the ...

March 17, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Woman accused of molesting 13-year-old boy

A woman is accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy, police said.

March 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Townhouse project may transform ‘blighted’ midtown

A private development company is partnering with the city of Gainesville to raze vacant, dilapidated homes in midtown and build townhouse-style rental properties.

March 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


International economic reps from 11 countries tour Hall businesses, colleges

International economic representatives from 11 countries toured Hall County on Thursday to help them better be able to go back to their home countries and ...

March 16, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Amazon surprises World Language Academy students with 45 tablets

When World Language Academy Co-Principal Brittney Bennett got an email about a local business possibly donating some supplies, she didn't know who, what or ...

March 16, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Hall authorities arrest man wanted in alleged tree removal scam

A Flowery Branch man accused of accepting payment for tree removal work without finishing the job has been arrested in Hall County.

March 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


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