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Homeless numbers on the rise in Northeast Ga.

The number of homeless people in Hall County and surrounding areas increased in 2010.

April 02, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville may allow beer, wine at May event on square

Main Street Gainesville officials are planning a Cinco de Mayo celebration to test how open container events could work on the downtown square.

April 02, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


100 students wait for the sound of the beep in tournament

The score sat at zero to zero. They'd been playing for hours, but this game wasn't about winners and losers.

April 02, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Longer school days ahead after spring break

Have a good rest, Hall County school system students.

April 01, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall sheriff’s office earns endorsement as top agency

Accreditation is the "framework" that helps a law enforcement agency achieve a more professional structure, Hall County Sheriff Steve Cronic said. His office recently learned it measures up to rigid national standards.

April 01, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Law officers plan a hop across state for charity

A slow and silly scooter ride through Georgia is on its way here. Leading the pack are a bunch of otherwise serious law men.

April 01, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Volunteer dentists give out smiles to needy children

Hall County's dentists are helping lower-income patients smile a little more.

April 01, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Possible Dawson County airport board riles residents

DAWSONVILLE - The number of residents concerned about the creation of a Dawsonville Airport Authority couldn't fit in city hall Thursday night.

April 01, 2011 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Man allegedly steals copper in Gainesville

Gainesville Police officers said they interrupted a copper theft in progress at a county facility this week.

April 01, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Legacy event honors hospital’s chiefs of staff

When Dr. Billy Hardman came to Gainesville in 1943, he was one of 14 physicians in town. In 1953, he became just the third person to serve Northeast Georgia Medical Center as chief of staff.

March 31, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Lounge will seek alcohol licenses

NV Lounge on Bradford Street has 30 days to get its city and state alcoholic beverage licenses in order.

March 31, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville State College names new VP for academic affairs

Gainesville State College has a new vice president for academic affairs.

March 31, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall is healthy, but there’s work to be done

Hall County can boast a No. 10 ranking among Georgia counties in a recent health study, but that high perch should be kept in perspective, said Dr. David N. Westfall, the state's district public health director.

March 31, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Northeast Ga. governments submit road project lists

Northeast Georgia governments have submitted their "unconstrained project lists" as part of a push toward a statewide 2012 vote on a new 1-cent sales tax for transportation improvements.

March 31, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville officials discuss budget goals

Gainesville City Council members continued to hear budget presentations Thursday, noting requests from three of the city's larger departments.

March 31, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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Schools grapple with mental health challenges

Georgia education stakeholders are turning their attention to address a growing number of school-age children dealing with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.

January 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Grocery store selling locally made items, European imports coming to downtown Flowery Branch

If Karen Ching and Nick St. Clair have their way, downtown Flowery Branch will become a mecca for food lovers.

January 11, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Hall deputy, wife lose new 'dream home' to fire

Wes and Nikki Pitzer lost their Alto dream home and decades of memories in a matter of five hours Saturday. The brick facade covers the ...

January 11, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Deal keeping focus on school fixes after defeat at ballot

Gov. Nathan Deal is asking Georgia lawmakers to support a new plan for fixing low-performing schools after voters last fall rejected a proposal for state ...

January 11, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


2 people displaced, 2 pets feared dead in Forsyth fire

January 11, 2017 | By Isabel Hughes ihughes@forsythnews.com | Local


DOT does show and tell on winter weather equipment

Snow and ice have yet to cause serious trouble throughout Northeast Georgia, and temperatures may reach the upper 60s this week.

January 11, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Full text of Gov. Nathan Deal's State of the State address

Lt. Gov. Cagle, Speaker Ralston, President Pro Tem Shafer, Speaker Pro Tem Jones, members of the General Assembly, constitutional officers, members of the judiciary, members ...

January 11, 2017 | | Local


Dawsonville man wins Quilt Guild raffle benefiting arts center

Dawsonville resident Charles McCormack was the winner of the Heart in Hand Quilt Guild's annual quilt raffle to benefit The Bowen Center for the ...

January 10, 2017 | | Local


Advocates still want elder abuse registry

The Georgia Council on Aging is once again pushing for state lawmakers to expand an elder abuser registry, and it's one of five critical ...

January 10, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville man accused of killing sister says he never even had the gun

A Gainesville man accused of fatally shooting his sister in November has filed a motion for a murder charge to be dismissed, claiming there is ...

January 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville shows support for national champion Deshaun Watson

Gainesville showed love for its hometown national champion on Tuesday in the aftermath of Deshaun Watson leading Clemson past Alabama on Monday night.

January 10, 2017 | | Local


Razed New Holland building had 112-year history

A 112-year-old building that once was home to a four-classroom schoolhouse operated by the New Holland cotton mill is no longer standing.

January 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Outdated East Hall bridge could be replaced this summer

An outdated East Hall bridge on a key traffic artery could be replaced this summer, pending approval by the Hall County Board of Commissioners Thursday.

January 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Legislative study committees tackle prescription drug abuse, music incentives, internet access

Legislation is emerging from several study committees formed last year by state lawmakers looking to address a drug epidemic and economic development in Georgia, and ...

January 10, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Third murder suspect arrested in man's death in northeast Forsyth County

Three suspects, including one from Forsyth County and one from Hall County, have been arrested in connection with the alleged murder of a 35-year-old man ...

January 10, 2017 | By Kayla Robins krobins@forsythnews.com | Local


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