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Homeowner burned in home gas explosion

One man was transported to an Atlanta hospital with injuries after a gas heater exploded Saturday at a North Hall home.

November 07, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gillsville boy gets bedroom makeover thanks to Make-A-Wish

A Gillsville boy got a big surprise Friday - his dream bedroom, complete with a SpongeBob SquarePants theme.

November 05, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


As clocks change, think about safety

People across the nation will be enjoying one extra hour of sleep tomorrow as daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday.

November 05, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Characters, local figures, other stars garner votes

If Mickey Mouse were a politician, he just might be a third party candidate.

November 05, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Mills running for House majority leader

Another Hall County politician is in the running for an influential position in Georgia politics.

November 05, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Cagle stripped of power to appoint committees

MACON - Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has lost the power to appoint committee members and chairmen following a contentious meeting of the Senate Republican Caucus on Friday in Macon.

November 05, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Hall extension coordinator takes job with state

Hall County Extension Coordinator Billy Skaggs has accepted a position with the Georgia Department of Agriculture.

November 05, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Wrecks increase sheriff’s efforts

A string of deadly wrecks this week, many on Ga. 365 and Old Cornelia Highway, has the Hall County Sheriff's Office putting extra emphasis on those areas.

November 05, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Gainesville is getting back to business

City officials are starting to talk about retail developments as the economy begins to inch back.

November 04, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Frosty days are on the way

The rain is gone, but so are those nice, warm fall days.

November 04, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lt. Gov. Cagle may lose some authority

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle may see some of his powers stripped when a Senate Republican Caucus meets today in Macon for what some senators are calling a "coup."

November 04, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Deal adviser to help find new chancellor for state university system

The state Board of Regents announced the 21 people on the Chancellor Search Committee that will find the next University System of Georgia leader once Erroll B. Davis retires, and Gov.-elect Nathan Deal will have representation on the committee.

November 04, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Speaker tells how life coaching can be helpful

Lydia Sartain has a point - if professional athletes at the top of their game have coaches, why shouldn't the average person?

November 04, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Jarrard concert raised $95K

The ninth annual John Jarrard Concert raised about $95,000 that will be donated to local charities this year.

November 04, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


$2.4 million Cornelia sewer project finished

Cornelia has finished a $2.4 million sewer project that the Habersham County city hopes will boost commercial development along Ga. 365.

November 04, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


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2 Injured Hall firefighters ‘disappointed,’ ‘saddened’ by county’s decision to end their employment

Two of the three Hall County firefighters injured in a July 2014 training incident called their separation from the county disappointing, one saying he was ...

February 06, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Scoring change helps more adults secure GEDs

Henry Moore of Gillsville will get his GED in early March after a change in the scoring of the test gave him a passing grade.

February 05, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


VA schedules workshops in Toccoa, Cornelia

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will hold counseling workshops for veterans at Georgia Department of Labor career centers in Stephens and Habersham counties ...

February 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Crews put out home fire in East Hall

Hall County firefighters put out a residential fire Friday in the 2800 block of Gillsville Highway in East Hall County.

February 05, 2016 | | Local


Dentists, students take day to treat children in need of dental care

"It gets kind of crazy," David Byers, head of the dental hygiene program at Lanier Technical College, said Friday morning as about 100 volunteers provided ...

February 05, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Go Red event highlights women’s heart health

True to its name, the inaugural Go Red for Women gathering at First Baptist Gainesville brought out hundreds of women - and a handful of men ...

February 05, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Union County hospital CEO, 5 others arrested in prescription drug sting

The CEO of Blairsville's Union General Hospital is one of six suspects accused of being involved with fraudulent prescriptions for painkillers.

February 05, 2016 | From Times staff, Associated Press reports | Local


Council to explore traffic solutions for Sterling on the Lake area

Tuesday's two-hour public hearing gave the Flowery Branch City Council plenty of insight into the safety and traffic concerns of residents of Sterling on ...

February 05, 2016 | LeAnne Akin | Local


More than 500 express interest in Hall's Early College program

Plans for Hall County's Early College @ Jones are moving quickly. More than 530 high school students expressed an interest in the program, and formal ...

February 04, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Wrenched Bicycles moves to larger, more visible location

The old Wrenched Bicycles shop was tucked into a small, quaint building on Bradford Street, just off the downtown square.

February 04, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Flowery Branch hosts annual Black History Month program

Speakers encouraged students to be a part of the change they hope to see in a Black History Month program Thursday at Flowery Branch High.

February 04, 2016 | BY AMY MCDONALD amcdonald@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Georgia House panel backs ‘Pastor Protection’ bill

A Georgia House panel has approved a bill stating that religious officials don't have to perform same-sex marriages, a protection some believe is already ...

February 04, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Firefighter trio injured in ladder truck incident no longer employed with Hall County

All three Hall County firefighters injured in a July 2014 training incident are no longer employed with Hall County, according to officials.

February 04, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Buy Local Expo showcases more than 60 local businesses

Officials with the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce said Thursday's Buy Local Safe & Green Expo went well, bringing in more than 300 at the ...

February 04, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Oakwood-based Wayne Farms laying off 500 at Mississippi plant

LAUREL, Miss. - An Oakwood-based poultry company says its Laurel, Miss., plant will close its deboning lines and lay off about 500 workers by the end ...

February 04, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


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