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Three weekend robberies reported

Officers are continuing to investigate three weekend robberies, which they say appear unrelated.

January 19, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Woman injured in accidental shooting

A woman shot herself in the foot 11 a.m. today outside her home on the 3300 block of Clark's Bridge Road.

January 18, 2011 | | Local


King’s words inspire at panel discussion

At a panel discussion Monday, a group of local leaders called on the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to help them reflect on the state of their community.

January 17, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Residents come together to honor Dr. King’s legacy

A group walking down his street signaled "vivid dreams and memories," Kenneth Roberts said, of when he refused to stand up from an Atlanta lunch counter, and marched arm-in-arm through the streets, rallying for civil rights.

January 17, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Warmer temperatures to help make snow, ice disappear

For those tired of seeing the ice and snow remaining from last week's storm, help is on the way.

January 17, 2011 | Melissa Weinman | Local


North Hall man on clean water mission

Jack Wehmiller calls them the "invisible poor," Haitians who fled the country after the January 2010 earthquake and now are barely surviving in neighboring Dominican Republic.

January 17, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Making up snow days among school boards’ agenda items

A few big topics await local school board members tonight, including options for making up snow days.

January 17, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


March 5 ceremony in the works for 802nd soldiers

A public ceremony welcoming the Gainesville-based 802nd Ordnance Company home from Afghanistan is being planned for March 5.

January 17, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


East Hall students to perform at major UGA music fest

East Hall High School band teacher Craig Cantrell said it's not uncommon for band directors to create a "bucket list."

January 17, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Hall County Schools asks for flexibility in morning school bus pickups

Hall County Schools will be back in session Tuesday, but due to some still icy roads, officials are asking for some flexibility when it comes to school bus riders.

January 17, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Fees considered for Dawson Forest

Staff with the state Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division fielded comments last week from those who may be affected by a proposed fee change for some of the agency's management areas.

January 16, 2011 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Norton to present his annual economic forecast Thursday

Real estate expert Frank Norton will present his Native Intelligence forecast Thursday at the Georgia Mountains Center. And this year, Norton said, some new ideas made their way into the report.

January 16, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Unity marks Cornelia Peace Walk

A diverse crowd gathered at the courtyard by Cornelia's famous Big Red Apple and prepared for the city's annual Peace Walk on Sunday.

January 16, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Hall commissioners hope to move forward

Taking it one day at a time, Hall County commissioners are trying to move forward with the new administration changes with less drama.

January 16, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gov. Deal gets blessing of church in Sunday service

Perhaps divine intervention played into snow canceling a prayer service last Monday in Atlanta for Gov. Nathan Deal, the Rev. Bill Coates joked to the First Baptist Church of Gainesville.

January 16, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Summer of Gold, 20 years later: A timeline of headlines

The Times began covering the Olympics' arrival in Hall County from the day the announcement was made. The headlines prior to the Games and during ...

July 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Silt buildup, aging pipes threaten Lake Knickerbocker

From the back of his truck, Randy Askea navigates an electric, four-wheeled vehicle with an attached camera through a decades-old pipe running under an earthen ...

July 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Unmarked African-American graves are lost in time

Perhaps nowhere is the lost history of Gainesville's African-American community more obvious than in the 1,148 unmarked graves recently identified at the Alta ...

July 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


High school redo: Hundreds flock to first Gainesville adult prom on square

A group of women in jewel-toned evening gowns sat on patio furniture Saturday outside Downtown Drafts in Gainesville.

July 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Kubota expansion at Gateway facility is near completion

Kubota Manufacturing of America is building - again - but the new building is an expansion of the company's operations in Hall County, not a new ...

July 17, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Olympic volunteers look back: ‘It just made us proud’

From their farm in Oakwood, raising chickens and otherwise enjoying the country life, the idea of the world arriving at their backdoor seemed remote.

July 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Olympic memories: Q&A with Jim Mathis Jr.

Jim Mathis Jr., a Gainesville banker, was one of the key players in bringing the Olympics to Lake Lanier as chairman of the Gainesville-Hall County ...

July 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


A unique business: Send bacon to your friends, glitter (or worse) to your foe

Peter Boychuk knows about business online.

July 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


2 female victims from Lake Lanier boat crash identified

The bodies of two women were found Saturday after a boat overturned the day before on Lake Lanier, according to the Georgia Department of Natural ...

July 16, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


How Olympics landed on Lake Lanier's shores

Atlanta's Olympic organizers had a bit of a problem as they identified venues for the 1996 Olympic Games they were awarded in 1990.

July 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Olympics chief Payne recalls Gainesville’s ‘desire’ for games

When Billy Payne, Atlanta's Olympic architect, looks back on his crowning achievement from 20 years ago, one of the bright spots is Gainesville's ...

July 16, 2016 | Keith Albertson | Local


Pirates play on in charity Poker Run event on Lanier

The Lanier Partners of North Georgia launched their eighth annual Pirates of Lake Lanier Charity Poker Run on Saturday.

July 16, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Mechanic burned by boat engine fire at Lake Lanier marina

One person was burned in a boat fire Saturday at Holiday Marina on Lake Lanier.

July 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Olympic Park tower sign will dim, turn off earlier

It's like something out of a "Seinfeld" episode, where a bright red light from a Kenny Rogers chicken joint shines day and night through ...

July 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Students RISE to shine, avoid ‘summer slump’

Nearly 125 elementary school students "graduated" from the fifth annual RISE - Real Interactive Summer-learning Experience) - program Friday morning.

July 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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