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State sees improvement on national math, reading exam

ATLANTA - Georgia fourth- and eighth-graders are performing only slightly better than they did two years ago on national reading and math exams, and most of the students tested continue to lag the national average in both subjects, data released Tuesday show.

November 01, 2011 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Gainesville council OKs traffic project near Lakeview

Gainesville will move forward on a project to slow traffic on two streets near Lakeview Academy.

November 01, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawsonville motorsports park battle moves to Ga. Supreme Court

Dawsonville officials say they are not fazed that the battle over construction of a motorsports park in western Dawson County has shifted to the Georgia Supreme Court.

November 01, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Oakwood gears up for road project

Oakwood is gearing up to rebuild a 1-mile stretch of Old Oakwood Road between Mundy Mill and Mountain View roads.

November 01, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Exam tests students’ skills, not memories

Usually when students sit down to take a standardized test, they do so with a pencil and a brain overflowing with facts, figures and theories.

November 01, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Construction on state park pushed back

Construction on Don Carter State Park at Lake Lanier may not begin until 2012, Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials said Monday.

November 01, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Authorities net 44 pounds of drugs in take-back day

About 44 pounds of medication was collected Saturday through Hall County's participation in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, compared to 6 pounds collected during a similar effort six months ago.

October 31, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Honda inventory down but OK

For the second time this year, Honda has been forced to cut U.S. and Canadian factory production by 50 percent.

October 31, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Oakwood budget hearing draws nobody

OAKWOOD - If there is any opposition to a proposed $6.5 million budget for Oakwood's city government, the council hasn't heard it.

October 31, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


County expands recycling options

Starting Saturday, Hall County residents can recycle mixed paper and cardboard at all 12 compactor sites.

October 31, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Ga. 365 paving finished

After five months, paving that started in June is complete on a Ga. 365 resurfacing project in Hall and Habersham counties.

October 31, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Intersection loses left turn arrow

The intersection of Ga. 53 and Ga. 211 in South Hall County got a signal update Monday afternoon.

October 31, 2011 | | Local


Autopsy inconclusive on 2-year-old found Sunday

An autopsy on a 2-year-old girl found dead Sunday morning is inconclusive, according to Sgt. Stephen Wilbanks, spokesman for the Hall County Sheriff's Office.

October 31, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Girl Scouts gather for reunion to mark the organization’s 100 years of existence

Girl Scouts from Hall County gathered Sunday at the Martha Hope Cabin to share stories, pictures, s'mores and campfire songs, and reconnect with other members of the organization.

October 30, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Belk holds charity sale on Saturday

Belk will host its semi-annual charity sale on Saturday, which benefits more than 45 local nonprofits and schools.

October 30, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Five Guys moves down Dawsonville Highway

Five Guys Burgers and Fries has officially moved down Dawsonville Highway.

May 18, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Gainesville domestic violence center asked to speak on national housing webinar

Selected as a "model program" for domestic violence transitional housing, Gateway Domestic Violence Center gave tips to more than 120 other groups looking to develop ...

May 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


City-owned Gainesville golf course to add assistant pro as business ticks up

After many years operating out of the rough, business at the city-owned Chattahoochee Golf Club is picking up and back on the fairway.

May 17, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


US Rep. Doug Collins skeptical of latest Russia allegations toward Trump

Skepticism, support and silence - reactions to the latest round of Russia-related allegations aimed at President Donald Trump ran the gamut among Georgia's GOP national ...

May 17, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Hall property tax assessment appeals coming in at faster pace

With a jump in property values expected this year, there are 100 more appeals of property tax assessments rolling into Hall County government than there ...

May 17, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Missing Lanier Christian Academy student found safe

A Lanier Christian Academy student who had been missing since Tuesday afternoon was found safe Wednesday afternoon.

May 17, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Expanded cafe, services coming to Sam’s Club in Oakwood

How about sushi or espresso with that tire purchase?

May 17, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Army corps seeks input on whether to allow security cameras on docks

Lake Lanier residents and users are facing a classic compromise: privacy or security?

May 17, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


City OKs $4.1 million for Cleveland Highway infrastructure

The schedule for replacing two bridges on Cleveland Highway/U.S. 129 may not be set in stone, but the city of Gainesville is already ...

May 17, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Lula-Hall County sewer dispute simmers

Lula city officials huddled with their attorney in a closed-door meeting Tuesday to discuss potential litigation against Hall County.

May 17, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Grace Episcopal tastes victory at spelling bee with winning word, umami

In a night when seven teams were taken down by words like whittawer, autochthonous and esquamulose, the Godspellers from Grace Episcopal Church won the 26th ...

May 17, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Loader heavily damaged, no injuries reported in South Hall business fire

Hall County firefighters responded to a commercial fire on Radford Road in South Hall late Monday night.

May 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Police seeking $1,500 copper theft suspect in Oakwood

A man entered an Oakwood business Saturday and took more than $1,500 in copper, police said.

May 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall superintendent: Benefit costs on ‘unsustainable path’

The escalating costs of providing benefits to public school employees are "on an unsustainable path," and without a solution, they will continue to make balancing ...

May 16, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Continuous flow intersection now open in Dawson

Peggy Swanson didn't hold back when asked her feelings on the newly rebuilt intersection on Ga. 400 at Ga. 53 in Dawson County.

May 16, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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