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Hall County Schools planning early college campus

Dual enrollment isn't always an option for those high school students who don't have access to a car.

September 15, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local

Gainesville City Council OKs tax increase

Gainesville City Council voted 4-2 Tuesday to approve a property tax increase to pay off debt and support local parks.

September 15, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Oakwood holding public hearings on tax rate

Oakwood is proposing to keep its 2016 tax rate the same as it is this year, but that still means higher taxes for those who have seen property values rise through reassessment.

September 15, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Reward offered in search for jewelry store robbery suspects

FBI agents believe a suspect from a Dawsonville jewelry store robbery in August are connected to similar robberies in Panama City Beach, Fla., and Bluffton, S.C.

September 15, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Authorities: Man charged with impersonating an officer

A Gainesville man is accused of walking around Raven Street on Friday while carrying a revolver and a gold badge, according to authorities.

September 15, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Jury to hear 2014 West Avenue murder case

A Gainesville man will begin his trial today in Superior Court regarding the 2014 death of a man on West Avenue.

September 15, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

‘The Help’ author speaking, signing in Forsyth

Kathryn Stockett, author of "The Help," will speak and hold a book signing at 7 p.m. today in the Lanier Technical College Forsyth Conference Center, 3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Cumming.

September 14, 2015 | Times regional staff reports | Local

Committal hearing postponed in Lanier shooting

A Decatur man's committal hearing regarding accusations by Hall County authorities about a shooting at Lake Lanier was postponed Monday.

September 14, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Lego exhibit takes shape at garden

A Lego exhibit will open Saturday at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, A Smithgall Woodland Legacy, in Gainesville and run through Jan. 3.

September 14, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Oakwood passes ordinance banning panhandling, ‘urban camping’

Oakwood became the second South Hall County city this month to pass an ordinance cracking down on "aggressive" panhandling and people regularly camping out in public places, such as streets and sidewalks.

September 14, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Board lists new South Hall school as top priority

A new school is needed in the southern portion of Hall County, according to officials.

September 14, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local

Survey shows growth in local health care industry

Health care is big business in Northeast Georgia - now more so than ever.

September 14, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Learn more tonight about proposed tax increase for Gainesville residents

Gainesville City Council will hold a public hearing tonight on a proposed property tax increase to pay off debt, including on the old Hall County jail the city purchased in 2012.

September 14, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Cellphones are a new classroom staple

Backpacks are no longer filled with calculators, CD players or pocket dictionaries. Today, all those things can fit in the palm of a student's hand.

September 14, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local

Foster care panel hopes to draw parents in faith community

Foster parent Wendy Boswell recalled the most precious blue eyes of a 4-month-old, who was shaken until he was blind by his father 14 years ago.

September 13, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

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Homeowner discovers ‘wall of fire’ in garage

An Old Whelchel Road homeowner working on his lawnmower returned to the garage Monday afternoon and found flames, according to authorities.

October 05, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Train strikes van driven by elderly man; no one injured

An elderly Cornelia man left his car stuck on the railroad tracks Saturday before a train arrived, according to authorities.

October 05, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Oakwood proposing $3.9 million budget

Oakwood rolled out a $3.9 million general operations, no-frills budget Monday night.

October 05, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Governor, local schools kick off Pre-K Week in Georgia

Preschool children at Friendship Learning Center in Buford squealed with delight as a giant blue cat named Pete walked through the doors.

October 05, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local

Weekend storms leave mark in Northeast Georgia

While Hall County didn't have any reported weather-related injuries Sunday or suffer the severe flooding seen in South Carolina, Northeast Georgia still felt plenty ...

October 05, 2015 | Clark Leonard | Local

Work starting on Habitat’s first subdivision in Hall

For most, the road to Monday morning's Habitat for Humanity groundbreaking was an ordinary drive to a rain-soaked and muddy street in South Hall ...

October 05, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Ga. 53 in Dawson County now open after gas main break shuts down roadway

October 05, 2015 | Times regional staff reports | Local

Kitchen Inspections Aug. 14-Aug. 20

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October 04, 2015 | | Local

Area driving instructor dies following Friday car wreck

Friends and loved ones aren't just mourning Deb Sorrow's sudden passing Friday.

October 04, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Gainesville couple heading up Good News ministry efforts

Alejandro and Beth Oropeza aren't replacing just any ministry's founder.

October 04, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Former cadet files lawsuit against Riverside Military Academy

A former Riverside Military Academy cadet filed a lawsuit in Hall County State Court claiming the school should have intervened more before he suffered a ...

October 04, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Bed-and-breakfast proposes to become assisted living facility

The Hall County Planning Commission will meet today to review a proposal to add an assisted living/group home use, as well as permission to ...

October 04, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Trees down, power out in wake of weekend rains

No injuries have been reported, but many area residents are dealing with the aftermath of heavy rains that raked North Georgia this weekend.

October 04, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Whalen’s wife buys first car at Milton Martin's Oakwood dealership

In the early 1970s, Gus and Janelle Whalen made their first trip to Milton Martin Toyota, then located in downtown Gainesville, to buy a car.

October 04, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

Gainesville, Hall look for delicate balance in minority hiring

At a Gainesville City Council meeting last month, political organizer Jerry Gonzalez ran down the racial demographics of local government personnel, comparing those figures with ...

October 04, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local

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