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Two face drug, weapons charges

Two men are facing multiple drug-related charges after deputies on patrol on April 10 identified suspicious activity in Jackson County.

April 12, 2016 | LeAnne Akin Times Regional Staff | Local


Master teachers recognized for ‘planting seeds’

Ernest Lee described teaching as planting seeds.

April 12, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Bats’ summer activity delays Boling Bridge work until fall

Two federally protected bat species are delaying replacement of Boling Bridge at the Hall-Forsyth county line.

April 12, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Shooting victim's sister awoke to gunshots, her brother lying on the ground outside

Laqueria Harrison stood on the top step in the Orchard Brook Apartments Monday night screaming, "I can't lose my brother."

April 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Rabid raccoon reported in North Hall

A raccoon was found to be rabid after contact with a dog in the Ransom Free Road area of North Hall County.

April 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Main Street 'visionary' Dan Summer remembered, honored with plaque on Gainesville square

Before Dan Summer made his mark in Gainesville, the downtown square resembled a ghost town.

April 12, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Basin including Chattahoochee River most endangered in country, group says

Outdated water management and rising demand has placed the Chattahoochee-Apalachicola-Flint River Basin in Georgia, Florida and Alabama, of which Lake Lanier is an integral part, at the top of the country's most endangered list, according to the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group American Rivers.

April 12, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall County observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

The annual Victims' Rights Ceremony will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Kenyon Plaza between the Hall County courthouse and its annex.

April 11, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


15 bicycles stolen from Toys for Tots storage facility

Fifteen bicycles and other goods were stolen from a Toys for Tots storage facility in Gainesville run by the local Marine Corps League.

April 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Police investigating Saturday Waffle House robbery

Two suspects demanded cash from employees after midnight Sunday at a Gainesville Waffle House, police said.

April 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall County Schools pay raises remain likely; 2017 draft budget is $228 million

Employees of Hall County Schools are nearly certain to get a raise this year, though it remains to be determined how close that is to a 3 percent increase.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


National Geographic fellow speaks Thursday about how to live to 100

There are five little pockets in this world - some big cities and others remote islands - where human beings are 10 times more likely to live to be 100.

April 11, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Kim Carroll fosters Odyssey tradition in South Hall

After 24 years, the enthusiasm still bubbles out of Kim Carroll. She's talking about the Odyssey of the Mind competition - her kids, the "problem" each year and the process.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


8 Hall County teams qualify for World Finals in Odyssey competition

Eight Hall County teams - all in South Hall County - took first or second places in the Georgia Odyssey of the Mind competition Saturday - and qualified for the World Finals in May.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Students explore career, college options in myriad ways

"Every child that leaves us ought to have some sort of pathway to 'How do I spend the next 50 years?'" Will Schofield, superintendent of Hall County schools, declared.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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Motorist rescued out of Lake Lanier

A Braselton man drove his car into Lake Lanier on Monday after traveling down an embankment off of McEver Road, according to authorities.

April 25, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


2 dogs treated for smoke inhalation from fire at northwest Hall home

Two dogs were found and treated for smoke inhalation as Hall County firefighters battled a blaze at a singlewide mobile home off Price Road at ...

April 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Fare-based transportation service for seniors started Monday

A new, fare-based transportation service for Hall County seniors rolled out Monday morning.

April 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Newsmakers in Business: Homestar honored as ‘Outstanding Georgia Business’

Gainesville-based direct mortgage lender Homestar Financial Corporation was recently awarded the "Outstanding Georgia Business" title by Secretary of State Brian Kemp and state Rep. Terry ...

April 24, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Trio of zoning decisions back on Hall County commissioners' docket

Three zoning requests have been reviewed so many times now that there are more than a few people who hope this week brings the last ...

April 24, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


How to get your favorite senior a scholarship and feature in The Times’ graduation section

The Times is looking for seniors with great personal stories to feature in the annual graduation section and be considered for a $500 scholarship from ...

April 24, 2016 | | Local


84-unit affordable housing apartment complex proposed in Oakwood

An 84-unit apartment complex intended as an affordable housing option for residents is proposed off Atlanta Highway/Ga. 13 in Oakwood.

April 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall Habitat ReStore moving, will close for 9 days during move

Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Hall County is moving from its current location at 2285 Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville to a more central location ...

April 24, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Movie 'Baby Driver,' which stars Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, films in Gainesville

The old Regions Bank in downtown Gainesville transformed over the weekend into a post office.

April 24, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Many immigrants await court ruling, seek to come 'out of the shadows’

Hundreds of people have visited Jama Ibrahim's offices in Gainesville and Atlanta for help that has been on hold for more than a year.

April 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Enota garden supporters believe ‘pause’ in design could be helpful

Supporters of maintaining the Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy garden wonder if "it might be wise to take a pause" on construction plans and study, in ...

April 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Enota move grows concerns over garden's placement

The new building for Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy would change the look of the elementary school property, if current plans are followed, but some community ...

April 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Propane autogas fuel station opens in Gainesville

Smith-Bell Petroleum, a business in Gainesville for about 80 years, introduced a new fuel alternative Thursday when the company has installed its first unattended tank ...

April 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Community leaders seek to break cycle of crime's heavy cost

Fines and fees resulting from misdemeanor traffic and probation violations has led the U.S. Justice Department to warn local courts about the emergence of ...

April 23, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Flowery Branch Spring Festival features food, fun and flying wood chips

The Flowery Branch Spring Festival was held Saturday in the downtown historic area of the town with the usual festival fare. Concessions, vendors and local ...

April 23, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


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