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Oakwood, homeowners to meet about annexation plan

Oakwood officials plan to meet this week with Lake Lanier homeowners to hash out concerns about the city's roads annexation proposal.

January 24, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall schools expects alternative fuel buses to begin rolling this spring

The Hall County Board of Education approved a contract Monday night with Ferrellgas and CleanFUEL USA to provide fuel and dispensing equipment for 20 liquid petroleum school buses expected to begin rolling in mid-March.

January 23, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gerald Couch joins race for Hall sheriff

Gerald Couch, who resigned weeks ago from the Gainesville Police Department to pursue "other professional endeavors," seems to have entered the race for Hall County Sheriff as a Republican.

January 23, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Flowery Branch councilwoman gearing up for military duty

A civil engineer by trade and mother of two young children, Tara Richards is not used to firing an M4 carbine rifle or M9 semiautomatic pistol.

January 23, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch man plans Mount Kenya climb

A Flowery Branch man who scaled Mount Kilimanjaro as a fundraiser last year has kept up his humanitarian efforts in Africa and has set his sights on another summit in the continent, Mount Kenya.

January 23, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Great Decisions lecture series to focus on global issues

North Georgia College & State University returns for the third year with The Great Decisions lecture series produced by the Foreign Policy Association.

January 23, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Hall revisiting consulting for Glades

Finding a new source for water has been listed as a top priority for the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

January 23, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Court budget restraints could be eased

An improving state financial outlook could mean a boost in funding to Hall County's judiciary after years of cutbacks.

January 23, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall schools board to review new courses

There will be some new courses added to Hall County's curricula next year, pending board approval tonight.

January 23, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


More rain in store for area this week

Thunderstorms were expected to sweep through the area overnight, according to the National Weather Service, which had issued a hazardous weather outlook for Hall and surrounding counties.

January 22, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Braselton police call tag reader a ‘cool tool’

For the Braselton Police Department and other law enforcement agencies, the introduction of "cool tools" are giving police more weapons in their crime-fighting arsenal.

January 22, 2012 | By LeAnne Akin Times regional staff | Local


A wish is granted with store shopping spree

A Gainesville teen celebrated the one-year anniversary of his kidney transplant Saturday with his family and volunteers from the Make-A-Wish Foundation by going on a shopping spree.

January 22, 2012 | Meghan Schuler | Local


For many residents, Hall Transit is the only way to ride

A white Hall Area Transit bus pulls up to the Avita Community Service clinic in Gainesville and its doors open.

January 22, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Hall commissioners to consider Oakwood road plan

The Hall County Board of Commissioners will consider Oakwood's proposal this week to annex roads that would connect the South Hall city to Lake Lanier.

January 22, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ga. agriculture faces a growing labor problem

When Georgia passed House Bill 87, the Illegal Immigration Reform and Reinforcement Act of 2011, the agriculture industry struggled with a sudden labor loss statewide.

January 22, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Rezoning OK paves way for 250-plus-home Oakwood subdivision

A 123-acre development off Martin Road in Oakwood will now be strictly residential, as Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to remove 23.6 acres ...

August 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall designs resources for teachers to use for total solar eclipse

With the total solar eclipse expected Aug. 21, Hall County teachers are getting digital resources developed by school district educators to help them teach students ...

August 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall school board responds to Charlottesville violence with initiative to promote ‘what unites us’

After a moment of silence to remember the people of Charlottesville, Va., amid the violence there over the weekend, Hall County school board members funded ...

August 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Supreme Court upholds murder conviction in 2013 Peppers Market shooting

The Supreme Court of Georgia justices unanimously upheld Joseph Scott Williams' murder conviction Monday in the June 2013 fatal shooting at Peppers Market in Gainesville.

August 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


White County graduate killed, 3 others injured in South Dakota wreck

An end-of-summer trip turned tragic last week for four White County High School graduates when a wreck on a South Dakota highway killed one and ...

August 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Martin Road interchange project awarded to contractor

Construction of a controversial new interchange off Interstate 985 at Martin Road in South Hall is now set.

August 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Boling Bridge lane closing at 11 a.m. every weekday this week

Construction on Boling Bridge will close a single lane of traffic on Ga. 53 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every day this ...

August 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Federal money sought in South Hall project for developmentally disabled adults

Construction could start later this year in South Hall on an 84-unit residential complex for developmentally disabled people, as federal financing is being sought for ...

August 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Outside food limits, more exercise contribute to more healthy schools in Hall County

Parents don't bring cupcakes in for celebrations at McEver Arts Academy. In fact, other than lunches brought from home, there isn't a lot ...

August 13, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall official keeping eye on Gwinnett Transit study

Phillippa Lewis Moss believes Hall County commuters clearly want to get to Gwinnett County and Atlanta, "and the reverse commute is also true."

August 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Neighbors air complaints in Forsyth about weekend Lake Lanier house rentals

August 13, 2017 | By Kelly Whitmire kwhitmire@forsythnews.com | Local


New conservative political group forms in Hall

A new conservative group has formed in North Georgia, the Lanier Republican Assembly, and it shares some of the same leadership as the Hall County ...

August 13, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Meth, marijuana drive drug trade in Hall County

Mitchell Posey knows his fellow agents will never be able to end the drug trade. Whenever one player gets taken down, another one picks up ...

August 13, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall schools recruit trained Labrador to sniff out drugs on campuses

At just 14 months old, Murph is easily the youngest employee in Hall County Schools.

August 13, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Photo slideshow: Contra dancers put their best feet forward

If you've been hankering to glide across the dance floor, montly contra dances are offered the second Saturday each month at First Baptist Church ...

August 12, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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