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Multiple boats damaged in fire at Aqualand Marina

A fire Friday morning did thousands in damage to boats at Aqualand Marina in Flowery Branch.

February 03, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Weather officials teach ins and outs of storms

Vicki Bentley has always been fascinated by dangerous weather.

February 03, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Legislature honors late Sheriff’s Office and WDUN personality 'Bimbo' Brewer

A former Hall County Sheriff's Office victim advocate and WDUN radio personality killed in a wreck earlier this month has been honored with a Georgia General Assembly resolution.

February 02, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Senate OKs extension of hospital tax for Georgia Medicaid

ATLANTA - Georgia hospitals would continue paying a tax that helps draw down $600 million in federal support for the Medicaid budget, under a bill that's headed to the state House.

February 02, 2017 | From Times staff, wire reports | Local


U.S. Rep. Doug Collins named subcommittee chairman

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, has been named chairman of the Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House, which is part of the Committee on Rules.

February 02, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Poultry industry leaders gather in Atlanta

ATLANTA - Attendees from throughout the U.S. and across the world descended on the Georgia World Congress Center this week to take part in the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo.

February 02, 2017 | By Barbara Olejnik bolejnik@poultrytimes.com | Local


Bill introduced giving property tax relief for disabled veterans

A bill that would give disabled veterans some property tax relief has been introduced in the Georgia General Assembly.

February 02, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Former hospital leader is new director for Randy and Friends

Dennis Scheidt wanted to contribute to something and give back to society.

February 02, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Owner of former Gainesville medical clinic to pay feds $20M to settle false billing allegations

The owner of a Gainesville clinic that closed suddenly in August has agreed to pay $20 million to settle claims that he billed for services he didn't perform and unnecessary diagnostic tests.

February 02, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Authorities accept $500K grant for traffic enforcement

Three more officers will be enforcing traffic laws in decked-out cars as the first step of an estimated $500,000 grant program targeting traffic fatalities.

February 02, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Buford man’s body pulled from Lake Lanier on Wednesday night

The body of a Buford man was pulled from Lake Lanier Wednesday night.

February 02, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Buford teen charged with molesting 11-year-old

A Buford man is charged with child molestation after authorities say he engaged in a sexual relationship with an 11-year-old girl.

February 02, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall students showcase ideas at STEM competition

Alex Little, a 15-year-old freshman at North Hall High School, has a knack for coming up with award-winning projects.

February 02, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Georgia reaction to Trump’s Supreme Court pick goes down party lines

President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left when Antonin Scalia died last year drew immediate support from congressional Republicans representing Georgia and opposition from local Democrats.

February 01, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Woman who hog-tied her toddler sentenced to 8 years in prison

A 19-year-old woman who hog-tied her toddler and left him on the floorboard of her car for hours is going to prison for eight years.

February 01, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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New Flowery Branch building housing pizzeria, beer shop gets final OK

A new downtown Flowery Branch building that will house a pizzeria and a craft beer business could open by late spring or early summer.

February 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall school officials: New budget includes raises, no program cuts

Gainesville and Hall County school officials have put in place timelines for approving their 2017-18 budgets.

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


State education funding under the microscope

A nonprofit organization that tracks Georgia spending and policies by state leaders is warning school districts to prepare to "face growing financial pressures."

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


UNG student finds stability with service dog by her side

The thing that saved Taylor Fleming from herself is covered in fur, walks on four legs and goes by the name of Ryder.

February 15, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Local schools promote foreign language program

Hall County school officials approved spending up to $5,000 in needs and merit scholarships to help students who qualify for the Federal Service Language ...

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


‘Shank’ text message opens Gainesville murder trial

The defendant in a murder trial sent a text message saying he would "shank" the victim if he entered a Gainesville apartment, according to testimony ...

February 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


UNG student serves as intern for House speaker

Matthew Herrera, a political science major at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, is serving as an intern for Georgia House Speaker David ...

February 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hockaday named GOAL winner for Lanier Tech

Lauren Hockaday, a firefighter/EMSP student at Lanier Technical College from White County, was named the college's winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of ...

February 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


State Route 11/U.S. 129 widening project to require lane closures

Upcoming construction will affect drivers traveling on State Route 11/U.S. 129 through Hall and Jackson counties.

February 14, 2017 | | Local


Georgia wins major ruling in water wars case

Georgia has won a landmark ruling against Florida in a U.S. Supreme Court case over water sharing in a basin the two states share ...

February 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local




Hispanic community on alert after immigration sweeps

Fear and distrust have returned to the Hispanic community following a sweep against undocumented immigrants that netted at least 13 arrests in Gainesville over the ...

February 14, 2017 | BY CARLOS GALARZA AND NICK WATSON cgalarza@gainesvilletimes.com, nwatson@gainsevilletimes.com | Local


Roswell man charged with enticing girl

A Roswell man is accused of enticing a girl through social media before he was charged with aggravated child molestation.

February 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lawson, Westfall honored at annual Rotary Club of Gainesville banquet

Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan had fun reliving many youthful antics while presenting the Woman of the Year Award at the annual Rotary Club of Gainesville ...

February 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Lula seeks to thwart illicit behavior in public restrooms

Lula is having horrific troubles with its public restrooms, including people caught in sex acts and indecent exposure, as well as one person who died ...

February 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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