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Salvation Army collections set record

Wilson Wright rang a bell for Salvation Army so much this year that he jokes his wrists hurt.

December 26, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Road safety office aims to prevent drunken driving with new app

Want a sober ride home after New Year's revelry? Well, there's an app for that.

December 26, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Flowery Branch plant taking steps to fix 1990 spill

Flowery Branch has entered into a temporary sewer agreement with an office products company to move along efforts to clean up groundwater affected by a 1990 chemical spill.

December 26, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Sunday fire causes $250,000 in damage to house

A prefabricated fireplace flue was the source of a late Sunday fire that caused about $250,000 in damage to a South Hall home, Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said Monday.

December 26, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Volunteer uses past career to teach reading skills

John Harris refuses to be a wet leaf.

December 25, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


More area Blockbuster stores are facing ‘The End’

The days of the video rental store are ending.

December 25, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Bridge, road projects to keep Hall busy in 2012

Another busy year lies ahead for Hall County road improvements.

December 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Some businesses choose to be open on Christmas

Even the parking lots of some churches were empty Sunday morning, but you could barely get a seat at the Waffle House off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville.

December 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Man, his rescuer were fortunate to survive blaze

It's been a month of change for the Gainesville man who was pulled from his burning home in November and for his 20-year-old savior.

December 25, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Residents urged to recycle their Christmas trees

The presents have all been opened and the stockings emptied.

December 25, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Holiday weekend mostly safe, quiet

The Georgia State Patrol has focused its energy on impaired drivers, unrestrained drivers and passengers and drivers exceeding the speed limit this holiday season, and the efforts seem to be paying off.

December 25, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


State parks may begin charging for mountain bike trail use

A new proposal could mean mountain biking Unicoi State Park's 7.5-mile trail is no longer free.

December 24, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Oakwood, YMCA still working to develop programs, membership base

Hoping to gain some steam at the Oakwood Family YMCA, Oakwood and Georgia Mountains YMCA have extended an interim agreement through March 31.

December 24, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Local families celebrate with fondue, spelunking

When you do something special for your children, you never know when it will become a tradition.

December 24, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Local couple pays it forward

When Jason and Maria Ladd were at their lowest points, somebody showed them compassion.

December 24, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | 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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