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Residents air concerns on proposed transportation tax

FLOWERY BRANCH - Theresa Webb of Gainesville arrived Tuesday night at a public hearing not particularly supportive of the state's proposed 1 percent transportation tax.

September 13, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Academy embraces Smartville model

Matt Maynor had a vision when he took over as principal of Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy.

September 13, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


NGCSU, Brenau, GSC make ‘Best Colleges’ list

Three area universities made the 2012 edition of Best Colleges, a peer ranking system put out by the U.S. News Media Group.

September 13, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Lawrenceville woman cited after head-on collision

Georgia State Patrol has cited a woman injured in a head-on collision Monday night on Spout Springs Road.

September 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall store owner charged with commercial gambling

The owner of a Hall County convenience store has been charged with running a commercial gambling operation by issuing cash payouts to customers winning on video slot machines.

September 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Official says missing woman could be in forest

Authorities are searching for a 54-year-old woman reported missing late Monday night in the area of Amicalola Falls State Park.

September 13, 2011 | By Stephanie Griffin Times regional staff | Local


Winder soldier found dead in Afghanistan

A Winder soldier died after being found unresponsive in his room on Saturday, according to a news release from the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office.

September 13, 2011 | | Local


Flowery Branch lottery winner 'couldn't even talk'

Phillip Payne, 65, of Flowery Branch, was on his way to work when he stopped to get something to drink.

September 13, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Flowery Branch making more downtown improvements

More than three years after its last improvement project, Flowery Branch is again sprucing up downtown.

September 13, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County special needs students improve test scores

Members of the Hall County Schools Board of Education were pleased with test score improvements discussed at their meeting Monday night.

September 13, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


World Language Academy expected to expand

World Language Academy is growing, and with that growth comes the need for more classroom space.

September 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


EEOC: Hall County employee was sexually harassed

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Atlanta office has determined that a supervisor in the Hall County Tax Assessor's Office sexually harassed a female employee.

September 12, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


YMCA, city to join forces for S. Hall program

The Georgia Mountains YMCA appears poised to expand into South Hall.

September 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


U.S. Rep. Broun to open 3 offices

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun is planning to open three mobile offices next week in the 10th District towns of Homer, Hiawassee and Clayton.

September 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


FFA students prepare for tractor competition

Lacey Campbell, 16, grew up on a farm and remembers her grandfather putting her on a tractor with him. Since then, it became a fun mode of transportation.

September 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Latino students set to host immigration forums at UNG’s Gainesville campus

Latino Student Association members at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus are hoping the forums on immigration they are organizing for Wednesday will ...

April 24, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville public safety academy to start in May

Gainesville's police and fire departments will soon offer their 10-week program highlighting the often unseen aspects of the public safety organizations.

April 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Oakwood eyeing study of potential intersection fixes

Oakwood is looking at the potential for intersection improvements citywide, ranging from turning radius fixes to a roundabout at the post office on Main Street.

April 23, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Three Hall County students named Georgia Scholars

Last Tuesday, Johnson High School seniors Jackson Kelly and Madison Stewart were among three Hall County students and 183 across the state to be named ...

April 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


$350K makeover begins at Hampton Inn in Gainesville

Opened for business in time for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, the Hampton Inn on Jesse Jewell Parkway in Gainesville is getting a makeover ...

April 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Williams pick earns praise from co-workers

Colleagues who have worked with and known Jeremy Williams praised the Gainesville City Schools' lone finalist for superintendent for his interpersonal skills and innovative approaches ...

April 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Family crisis forged leadership path for Gainesville superintendent pick

BLAIRSVILLE - At age 36, Jeremy Williams is expected to be selected as the new Gainesville City School System superintendent at the board's next meeting ...

April 23, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


‘Welcome back’: Memorial planned for unmarked black graves

Sections 16 and 17 at the Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville have headstones with dates that go back almost 200 years, well before the Civil ...

April 23, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Syrian family escapes civil war for Gainesville

Walking along the walls of the embattled Syrian city of Homs, Hadi Alhawari and his uncle could see bombs and snipers on the way to ...

April 23, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Investment expert: ‘Adapt or die’ to tech changes

Bob Willis' words were pretty strong: In the ever-changing world of technological advances, businesses must learn to "adapt or die."

April 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ga. 365 sewer project could be ‘game changer’ for growth

With thousands of acres ripe for development, a new frontier of Hall County may open up with a massive sewer project that's now under ...

April 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Antique lovers savor variety at Braselton festival

Items both vintage and creative will be on display at the Braselton Antique & Artisan Festival on Sunday in downtown Braselton.

April 22, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Local


This Bear keeps getting bigger: Dahlonega fills for mountain festival

DAHLONEGA - Now in it's 21st year, Bear on the Square is even bigger and better. This year, the mountain festival added a Moonlight Jam ...

April 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


March of Dimes participants pound the pavement for healthy babies

Turning pain into purpose was part of the March of Dimes' goal at their March for Babies run and walk Saturday in downtown Gainesville.

April 22, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


With recyclables, green is the color of money

The clothes on your back, the house above your head, the phone in your hand - it's all trash.

April 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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