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New director to help guide parks' transition

After a less-than-stable month in leadership at Hall County Parks and Leisure, the department now has an acting director.

August 12, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Local girls donate their hair to make wig for another

Zalissa Lomax, 7, and Olivia Martin, 10, have been inseparable this summer. They wear similar outfits, ride the same bus to Sardis Enrichment School and spend most of their time at each other's houses.

August 12, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Police: Man forced Gainesville woman to drive him to Atlanta

A Gainesville woman was kidnapped Thursday night from a local gas station and forced to drive about 45 miles toward Atlanta before the suspect fled, Gainesville Police said.

August 12, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Fla., Ala. appeal June ruling in water battle

The water feud between Georgia, Alabama and Florida trudges on.

August 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Limited class space inspires Fair Street teacher

A move to Wood's Mill Academy's campus means a few local elementary school teachers won't have their own classrooms this year.

August 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall commissioners approve in-house parks plan

And the parks will go on.

August 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall sheriff’s office will use grant to get armored vehicle

The Hall County Sheriff's Office will soon have a new addition. It goes by the name Lencho BearCat Armored Vehicle.

August 12, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Gainesville residents make downtown dreams known at event

Gainesville officials and residents whipped out their markers and scissors Thursday night to give the city a whole new look.

August 12, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Gainesville City Council considers new redistricting map

After weeks of discussion and community meetings on a redistricting map that would dramatically alter the city's wards, the Gainesville City Council received a second proposed redistricting map at Thursday's work session.

August 12, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Gainesville man named Rotary Club district governor

As a 30-something businessman in 1974, Bill St. Clair joined the Rotary Club for job networking.

August 11, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Gainesville grandma wins $2 million in lottery

What would you do if you won the lottery?

August 11, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Jailer arrested after incident at credit union

A Hall County jailer resigned following an incident at a local credit union Monday that ended in his arrest on disorderly conduct charges.

August 11, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Missing 6-year-old located at Harrison Square Apartments

Authorities have located a missing 6-year-old after he disappeared for over an hour.

August 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville man injured in wreck that killed Ala. woman

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Montgomery police say a 28-year-old woman is dead and two people, including a Gainesville man, are injured after a fatal multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 85 that snarled rush-hour traffic for hours.

August 11, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


Hall can hire more teachers thanks to enrollment increase

An additional 109 students enrolled in Hall County schools this year means the school board can use some of its Title I funding to hire additional faculty.

August 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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County nixes retail hopes for Sardis-Ledan intersection

Hall County isn't counting on commercial development at the Sardis and Ledan roads intersection for the next five years.

June 19, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Mother, Oakwood officer help save wheelchair-bound man from fire

An early-morning fire Monday in Oakwood left an elderly woman and her adult son, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, without their home of eight ...

June 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Oakwood eyeing downtown ‘town center’

Oakwood is hoping to develop city-owned property near downtown as a "town center."

June 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville man charged with child molestation of 3 girls

A Gainesville man faces four sexual charges in incidents that involved three girls that were between 11 and 14 years old at the time the ...

June 19, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Fazoli’s proposed in New Holland

Fazoli's could be coming back to Hall County. An annexation proposal to make way for the Italian fast-food restaurant is set to go before ...

June 18, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


UNG to add new geospatial technology programs through grant

University of North Georgia students should gain more opportunities in the growing field of geospatial technology through a new 3-year $609,739 National Science Foundation ...

June 18, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Lanier Islands still mulling what to do with old PineIsle site

The idea of a technology-oriented training and conference center at Lanier Islands resort in South Hall has been given a thumb's down by a ...

June 18, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Where the money from Hall County's increased taxes is going

If you're on a desktop, scroll down to read the infographic.

June 18, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


When dad is on call: As firefighters and fathers, public safety pros seek balance

Pulling on the navy blue uniform, Lt. Chad Dean knew it was going to be strange Tuesday to be away from his son, Parker, for ...

June 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


There's no summer break for homelessness in Hall

In the course of a month, Ray Rochell has gone from living with a roof over his head to sleeping on a dirty mattress tucked ...

June 18, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


‘I want my child back’ — Gainesville mom struggles to help child through health ordeal

Djustus Cobb has a lot of dreams.

June 18, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Photo slideshow: Juneteenth — A historic celebration of freedom

Gainesville residents celebrated a historic landmark of freedom Saturday with the annual Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom at the Midtown Greenway.

June 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall schools now ‘growing our own’ bilingual teachers

With an increasing need for bilingual teachers and a limited field of candidates, Hall County School officials are taking a new approach to recruitment - raising ...

June 17, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


No IDs, arrests yet in shooting after East Hall home invasion

The names of those involved in an East Hall shooting late Thursday that left a deputy and child injured have yet to be released, and ...

June 17, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Officials reviewing state draft of school needs assessment

Closing achievement gaps for some groups of students has been identified as a top priority by both Gainesville City and Hall County school officials in ...

June 17, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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