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I-985 slab replacement work moves to nights, resumes Monday

With the new year comes a new batch of work on Interstate 985.

January 01, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Area lost its share of giants in 2016

It was a tough year for legends.

January 01, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall's first baby, 6-pound, 14-ounce boy, born just after midnight

Deysi Rivas Olivas arrived at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville a couple days before New Year's with contractions, but her baby wasn't ready for the world quite yet.

January 01, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gun show visitors get armed and loaded for a new year

Thousands of gun enthusiasts gathered at the Gem Capitol Gun Show held Saturday space on Atlanta Highway to pursue new and used firearms, ammo, knives, body armor and an arsenal of other self defense and survival gear sold by various vendors, private sellers and military contractors.

January 01, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


A look ahead: Water, roads, politics worth watching in 2017

There are always stories that are undervalued at first glance. Then there are trends that get overhyped. And, finally, there is news so unexpected that no one could have predicted it.

January 01, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hospital's Woody Stewart unit keeps hearts beating strong

Since its opening this fall, Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville's advanced inpatient heart failure treatment unit has seen no shortage of patients - and that might be just a sign of the times.

January 01, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Juvenile Court Judge Diaz reflects on first year on bench

A few weeks back, Joe Diaz took a key to explore the Hall County courthouse annex where he used to work as an attorney.

January 01, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Popular downtown eatery The Monkey Barrel checks out by ringing in new year

The Monkey Barrel is more than just a bar.

December 31, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Pawn shop firearms theft in Cumming leads to chase, 6 arrests

Six suspects are in custody after several firearms were stolen early Saturday from a Cumming pawn store, leading to a police chase down Ga. 400.

December 31, 2016 | Forsyth County News reports | Local


10 stories you cared most about in 2016

Thousands spent their precious time reading these stories this past year. As measured by online analytics, these stories received a balance of the most clicks and time spent on the story.

December 31, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


School leaders look ahead to 2017

Looking ahead to the new year, Gainesville and Hall County school officials remain committed to managing growth and funding capital projects, while staying focused on student achievement.

December 31, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Domestic violence center in need of goods, volunteers

As the holidays draw to an end, the demand for help from Gateway Domestic Violence Center tends to increase, the center's executive director Jessica Butler said.

December 31, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Extras needed for numerous productions

Whether you're an aspiring actor or just looking for for a new hobby, being an extra can be a tough but rewarding experience from both sides.

December 31, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Gainesville man charged with child exploitation

A Gainesville man is accused of having photos of underage girls, according to authorities.

December 31, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville cop shaves head for boy battling leukemia

Lt. Andy Smith tied his own aqua-blue bib and sat down for a haircut.

December 30, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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Lula rolls out new alcohol ordinance

A new alcohol ordinance is taking shape in Lula.

January 18, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Homeschooling primer scheduled for Thursday

Parents interested in personally taking on their children's education are invited to a homeschooling open house Thursday to learn the ins and outs of ...

January 17, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Deshaun Watson Drive coming soon

The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board has given its OK to renaming Touchdown Drive outside Gainesville High School to Deshaun Watson Drive.

January 17, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Chicken Salad Chick restaurant coming to North Lake Square

A unique food option is coming to Dawsonville Highway. Chicken Salad Chick is scheduled to open by the beginning of June at the North Lake ...

January 17, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Hall clinic doctor accused of ‘questionable’ touching during exams

The staff physician at a Hall County-run health clinic for employees is no longer working there after allegations of "questionable" touching were reported by more ...

January 17, 2017 | By Joshua Silavent and Nick Watson jsilavent@gainesvilletimes.com | nwatson@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


The great divide between rural Hall and metro Atlanta in Trump’s America

LULA - Patti Thomas owns a flower shop in Lula. Xavier Bryant runs an independent pharmacy just outside Atlanta. Looking toward the inauguration of an entrepreneur ...

January 17, 2017 | By Bill Barrow Associated Press | Local


Girl previously missing from Hall disappears again

A girl who went missing from Hall County in July and was later found safe has disappeared again with another girl in Alpharetta.

January 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Martin Road residents report missing signs

Residents in the Martin Road community of South Hall said some 20 signs regarding the planned expansion in the area have gone missing.

January 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


New alternatives to Martin Road widening have emerged

Hall County has developed alternatives to widening Martin Road at the planned new interchange on Interstate 985 in South Hall, or Exit 14.

January 16, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville schools focus on student achievement

Coming on the heels of one of its schools being labeled "chronically failing" by the state, Gainesville school board officials will hear a report tonight ...

January 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hobby Lobby to open in Dawson County in February

January 16, 2017 | Times regional staff reports | Local


126 marijuana plants seized from north Forsyth home

January 16, 2017 | By Isabel Hughes ihughes@forsythnews.com | Local


March honors, seeks to continue work of Martin Luther King Jr.

With each passing year the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday takes on an urgent new meaning.

January 16, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Chick-fil-A could open at New Holland by end of summer

Chick-fil-A fans will soon have another place in Hall County to feed their appetite for chicken and service.

January 16, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Latino immigrants seek to maintain heritage while thriving in US

For young Latino immigrants in Gainesville and Hall County, there is a growing sense that they are standing on the threshold of a shift so ...

January 15, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


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