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Garden lacks $3 million before development can begin

Several Hall County community members are ready to turn 185 acres into one of the nation's largest hardwood botanical gardens.

April 09, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Garden expo showcases hard-to-find plants, tools

With the danger of frost over, it's finally safe to trade in those winter gloves for the gardening ones.

April 09, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Old Wallis store in Forsyth County will be torn down

CUMMING - At the junction of Jot Em Down, Hopewell and A.C. Smith roads in Forsyth County sits an old red building, partly covered in overgrowth.

April 09, 2011 | BY CRYSTAL LEDFORD Times regional staff | Local


Woman learns life skills at Warm Springs school

Jordan Collins is feeling a true sense of freedom.

April 09, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


After 30 years, lieutenant says farewell

An engraved time piece is what Lt. Gerald Couch's peers chose to send him off with Friday.

April 09, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Hall County faces 2012 budget next week

More than 70 Hall County departments will present their budgets next week in preparation for the 2012 fiscal year, which starts July 1.

April 09, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Braselton 15-year-old is charged with killing her mom

BRASELTON - The 15-year-old daughter of an Athens U.S. Army recruiter has been charged with murder in the shooting death of her mother after police said the two got into an argument.

April 09, 2011 | Leanne Akin Times regional staff | Local


Medical center lifts kids visitation ban

Northeast Georgia Medical Center has lifted its children's visitation restriction.

April 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Rabid raccoon bites man after dogs attack

A rabid raccoon bit a man in Lula earlier this week after two dogs had attacked the animal. A rabies alert has been issued for the area.

April 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall names new chief appraiser

A Gainesville native has been hired as Hall County's new chief tax appraiser, the county announced Friday.

April 08, 2011 | Mitch Clarke | Local


Strickland running for Hall sheriff

A long-serving deputy and spokesman for the Hall County Sheriff's Office formally acknowledged Friday that he plans to run for sheriff in 2012.

April 08, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Failed takeoff ends in plane crash; no one injured

A training flight crashed shortly after takeoff around 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville.

April 08, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Flowery Branch considers running South Hall sewer system

Flowery Branch officials continued to talk Thursday about the possibility of operating the South Hall sewer system.

April 08, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Government shutdown could affect parks, taxes

Barring an eleventh-hour reprieve from Congress, the federal government will run out of money and shut down at midnight tonight.

April 08, 2011 | Mitch Clarke | Local


Demolition of building in Gainesville will cost more than expected

It took more than a bulldozer to break down Gainesville's old public safety building.

April 08, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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Police: Man accused of falsely reporting robbery

A Gainesville man is accused of falsely reporting a robbery earlier this month on Cleveland Highway in Gainesville, police said.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Habersham couple plead not guilty to 340 animal abuse charges

A Habersham County couple pleaded not guilty to 340 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty stemming from the April seizure of more than 400 animals from ...

June 16, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Deputy, adults, child injured in exchange of gunfire in East Hall

A deputy was shot and multiple adults and a child injured in an exchange of gunfire in East Hall around midnight Thursday.

June 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Flowery Branch OKs millage rate that could hike taxes for some residents

A property tax increase is in store for Flowery Branch residents who had property reassessed at higher values this year.

June 16, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall's proposed tax increase brings opposition at public hearings

Those who turned up to Hall County's two public hearings on Thursday were clear: They don't want a tax increase.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville water project to connect 130 properties

By this time next year, more than 100 homeowners who are currently getting their water from wells will be connected to the city of Gainesville ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Local law enforcement taking more precautions with drug evidence

In the wake of new opioid overdoses, local law enforcement agencies are changing some protocols in how they interact with evidence.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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