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Piedmont College trustees release Hollingsworth as president

The president of Piedmont College was released by the Board of Trustees on Tuesday, according to a statement from school leaders.

March 09, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Medical pros discuss improving response time for heart attacks

The emergency medical service community in North Georgia knows that time is critical during a heart attack.

March 09, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Lady Trojans rally schools for support

The Lady Trojans made the rounds in the North Hall educational community on Thursday, fueling the already rampant excitement about their state final four appearance.

March 08, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Flowery Branch gives OK for smaller homes in Sterling on the Lake

Flowery Branch City Council gave its first OK Thursday night to allow the developer of the city's largest neighborhood to build smaller homes than planned, including ranches, in a section near the front of the community.

March 08, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lula claims Hall broke wastewater plant deal

The city of Lula is suing the Hall County Board of Commissioners, accusing it of not paying promised construction costs for a wastewater treatment facility.

March 08, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Teen called 911 during armed home invasion

A 15-year-old dialed the authorities Tuesday night while four masked, armed men ransacked her home.

March 08, 2012 | BY SHANNON CASAS AND LEE JOHNSON scasas@gainesvilletimes.com | ljohnson@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Political Pulse: Immigration bill doesn’t go down easily

I'm not cool enough to sit in the Georgia Senate press gallery. In the House press gallery, all are welcome, but in the Senate, you've got to be elite and get there early enough to sit on the bench called the "media corner."

March 08, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Boy Scout's American Values Dinner to recognize 3 residents, raise funds

Three Gainesville residents will be recognized by the Boy Scouts of America for exemplifying the Scout Law and Scout Oath in their lives.

March 08, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Author shares her childhood weight struggle

Abby Ellin was a 12-year-old with an extra 10 or 15 pounds, she told students at Gainesville and Flowery Branch high schools on Wednesday.

March 07, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


How well do you adjust to daylight saving?

Some love it. Others hate it. But one way or another, we will all lose an hour this weekend as most of the country springs forward an hour.

March 07, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Army helicopter pilots: Never give up

Phil and Sara Walker have been overseas for the last year, serving in the Army as helicopter pilots, but their stories did not begin 365 days ago.

March 07, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Hall education pioneer to be honored today

Hall County education pioneer Beulah Rucker Oliver will be honored today as one of three 2012 Georgia Women of Achievement, joining the likes of former President Jimmy Carter's mother, Lillian, and Girl Scouts founder Juliette Low.

March 07, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville man charged with trafficking meth

A Gainesville man was charged with trafficking methamphetamine Tuesday after authorities seized $4,500 worth of the drug, according to a news release from the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad.

March 07, 2012 | From staff reports | Local




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Lula buys full-page ad to blast Hall County

The relationship between Lula and Hall County is in the toilet.

June 17, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Flowery Branch graduate recognized for Air Force Academy appointment

Before going to Flowery Branch High School, Braden Parks said he had never considered military service.

June 17, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Child molestation case moves on to Superior Court

A Gainesville man's case of alleged child molestation moved on to Superior Court after a committal hearing, according to court officials.

June 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Police: Man accused of falsely reporting robbery

A Gainesville man is accused of falsely reporting a robbery earlier this month on Cleveland Highway in Gainesville, police said.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Habersham couple plead not guilty to 340 animal abuse charges

A Habersham County couple pleaded not guilty to 340 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty stemming from the April seizure of more than 400 animals from ...

June 16, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Deputy, adults, child injured in exchange of gunfire in East Hall

A deputy was shot and multiple adults and a child injured in an exchange of gunfire in East Hall around midnight Thursday.

June 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Flowery Branch OKs millage rate that could hike taxes for some residents

A property tax increase is in store for Flowery Branch residents who had property reassessed at higher values this year.

June 16, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall's proposed tax increase brings opposition at public hearings

Those who turned up to Hall County's two public hearings on Thursday were clear: They don't want a tax increase.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville water project to connect 130 properties

By this time next year, more than 100 homeowners who are currently getting their water from wells will be connected to the city of Gainesville ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Local law enforcement taking more precautions with drug evidence

In the wake of new opioid overdoses, local law enforcement agencies are changing some protocols in how they interact with evidence.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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