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Tax revenue ahead of last year’s pace

As state government officials gleefully watch tax-generated revenue fill Georgia's coffers at a pace eclipsing last year's rate of tax collections, Hall County administrators also point to increased collections. But they stopped short of predicting being on track to hit their targeted $96.95 million revenue budget for fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

December 30, 2016 | By CARLOS GALARZA cgalarza@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Public hearing is Tuesday on proposed ‘alpine coaster’ in Helen

A proposed amusement ride focused more on views than stomach-dropping thrills is set to go before the Helen City Commission Tuesday for a public hearing and possible final vote.

December 30, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Retiring city public works director reflects on service

David Dockery's corner office gives him a wide view of downtown Gainesville, with its busy streets and other infrastructure that have provided him job security for the past decade.

December 30, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ask The Times: When was Billy Lothridge Boulevard named?

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by a reader and answered through the efforts of our news staff.

December 29, 2016 | | Local


NE Georgia Health System acquires Barrow hospital, medical group

Northeast Georgia Health System is ringing in the new year with another campus.

December 29, 2016 | BY CARLOS GALARZA cgalarza@gainesvilletimes.com | Local




Woman pleads guilty after string of jewelry thefts across South

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Authorities say a 25-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to charges arising from a string of jewelry store heists across the South, including at the outlet mall in Dawsonville.

December 29, 2016 | Times regional staff, Associated Press reports | Local


Gillsville man free after plea deal in fatal April shooting

One of three men accused in an April shooting in Gainesville has pleaded guilty to lesser charges, and he will not be prosecuted for felony murder.

December 29, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Facebook ‘Dwellers’ group serves as common ground for lake residents

As one of Georgia's top attractions, Lake Lanier draws visitors every year from everywhere - boaters, campers or just general fun-seekers.

December 29, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local




Charges added against Gainesville man accused in South Hall armed robbery

More charges were added Wednesday against a Hall County man accused of stealing an elderly woman's purse at gunpoint Tuesday, authorities said.

December 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


4 members of alleged drug ‘cartel’ plead guilty

Four of 12 co-defendants in a group suspected by Hall County authorities of trafficking some 8,800 pounds of methamphetamine have pleaded guilty in federal court.

December 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville boy battling leukemia will be honorary Falcons captain Sunday

When Riley Johnson's parents get discouraged over their 6-year-old son's illness, he jumps in their laps and tells them everything is going to be OK.

December 28, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


GO VIDEO: Our 2017 Georgia Bucket List

December 28, 2016 | | Local


Volunteers find community in taking care of humane society’s dogs

Sometimes a family is unconventional.

December 27, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


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Congress takes first steps to dismantle health care law

WASHINGTON - Under mounting pressure from Donald Trump and rank-and-file Republicans, congressional leaders are talking increasingly about chiseling an early bill that dismantles President Barack Obama ...

January 12, 2017 | From wire, staff reports | Local


Challenged Child and Friends hopes to benefit as Deal eyes funding for early child care

One little boy smiles and makes eye contact with anyone who calls his name, blows kisses to his teacher and happily munches his lunch of ...

January 12, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Traffic-relieving project at UNG crossing in Oakwood set to start Jan. 30

An extension of a turn lane at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus and Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood - one of South Hall ...

January 12, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


State Rep. Matt Dubnik named to 3 committees

First-term state Rep. Matt Dubnik, R-Gainesville, has been named to three Georgia House of Representatives committees.

January 12, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville man gets 27 years in prison for producing child porn

Prosecutors say a Gainesville man has been sentenced to serve 27 years in federal prison for producing child pornography.

January 12, 2017 | From wire, Times staff reports | Local




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


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