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Rain could linger until mid-week

The Hall County area could get some much-needed rain this week.

November 14, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


History center caps week with Sunday program honoring veterans

The Northeast Georgia History Center ended its Veterans Week celebration with A Salute to Veterans and Their Families on Sunday, teaching participants about life in the military.

November 14, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


I-985 sign work is behind schedule

A sign replacement project on Interstate 985 has drifted past the scheduled Oct. 31 completion date, with the state fining the contractor $391 per day the work isn't finished.

November 14, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fair Street community to get update on new school construction at meeting

Since the day the building opened in 1937, Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School has been a fixture in the Fair Street community.

November 14, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Grant may help pay for trails at North Hall Park

A state-funded grant could pay the majority of costs to construct a recreational trail at North Hall Park, but Hall County would still be responsible for up to $22,000.

November 14, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Tour of Lanier reveals hazards as water level falls

FLOWERY BRANCH - The boat pulled up to the island in the middle of Lake Lanier, its occupants stopping to let a canine passenger roam free for a few minutes on the barren stretch of land.

November 14, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Vigil to shed light on Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer's Association estimates that 5.4 million people currently suffer from the disease, with 14.9 million family members and friends providing 17 billion hours of unpaid care.

November 13, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Woods Mill provides way to get back on track

When Merrianne Dyer first became superintendent of Gainesville City Schools, one particular issue attracted her attention: the number of freshmen repeating their ninth-grade year at Gainesville High School.

November 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Lanier Charter serves students of all breeds

The Hall County school system has graduated 15 percent more seniors than ever before in the past five years.

November 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


South Hall sewer expansion on the way

The nation's economic downturn seems to have had one positive outcome on South Hall County: It has helped government leaders put sewer plans together without pressures of residential and commercial development.

November 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Health fair fills gap for uninsured

As health care costs have increased significantly in recent years, more families are struggling to receive the care they need.

November 12, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall sets 6 p.m. curfew for sex offenders

School-aged children aren't the only people who must abide by a curfew.

November 12, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Special-needs, repeat students recorded as dropouts

All high schools in Hall County and Gainesville met the graduation rate needed for Adequate Yearly Progress in 2011.

November 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Dawson tries to lure whiskey maker

Dawson County officials hope Dawsonville's storied moonshine history will be a factor if Jack Daniels considers leaving Lynchburg, Tenn., in the wake of a possible barrel tax.

November 12, 2011 | BY MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Election chief Sosebee sheds her interim title

It's official: Charlotte Sosebee is the Hall County elections director.

November 11, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Investigator details armed robberies in court

A Hall County Sheriff's Office investigator told the court Thursday of two robberies occurring May 13, cases separated by a few miles in Gainesville.

June 23, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Two inmates at Alto prison granted parole after high school graduation

For Kelli Armstrong and Tammy Kline, the ceremony Thursday at Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto didn't just mark the end of their high ...

June 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall commissioners approve tax increase

Property taxes are going up in Hall County.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville Eye Associates founder retires after 35 years

In 1982, set to begin his career as an ophthalmologist, Dr. Stephen Farkas heard from a cousin that the Gainesville area was a "great place ...

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man indicted in killing of Gainesville grad in Atlanta

ATLANTA - A 39-year-old man accused of shooting a Gainesville High graduate on an Atlanta street in broad daylight has been indicted.

June 22, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Fundraising page set up for family of father, son drowning victims

More than $25,000 has been raised since a Dahlonega man and his son drowned at a popular Lumpkin County swimming spot.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Middle teacher indicted for charge of simple battery against student

A Hall County grand jury has indicted a Gainesville Middle School teacher of simple battery stemming from a hallway incident with a student that was ...

June 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Responses to having cameras on docks mostly positive

Public comments were in favor of allowing cameras on docks at Lake Lanier, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall school system to get its very own drug dog

A drug dog will patrol the halls of the Hall County School District beginning next school year.

June 22, 2017 | | Local


Volunteers, partnerships work to feed children in Hall County this summer

Growing up in the Chestatee community, Alisha Chavez was one of many students who benefited from the reduced-fare lunch program at school, but she didn ...

June 22, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Top chamber volunteers of the year recognized

Fifteen people were recognized Thursday as the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce top volunteers of 2016-17.

June 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall unemployment rate remains at 3.9 percent in May

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in May was 3.9 percent, unchanged from April, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures released Thursday.

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville officials heading off to ‘working weekend’ in Savannah

One of the perks of having a leadership role in city government is the opportunity to attend the annual convention of the Georgia Municipal Association ...

June 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall County earns certification for teaching students online safety

As someone who works daily with students who are using technology more often in a variety of ways, Tricia Barry didn't hesitate when asked ...

June 21, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Decision time comes for Hall County on taxes

It's decision time on tax increases for the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

June 21, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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