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Commission OKs plans for homeless womens’ facility

A Gainesville shelter for homeless women is ready to build a transitional home to get women back into the working world.

April 05, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Sunday fire displaces four Gainesville apartment residents

The Gainesville Fire Department is investigating a Sunday morning fire at Park Creek Apartments on Park Creek Court.

April 04, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Boat passengers safe after being ejected

FLOWERY BRANCH - Three people were rescued from Lake Lanier Monday afternoon after being ejected from their boat.

April 04, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Firefighters battle blaze in NE Hall

Hall County firefighters on Monday battled a fire to a home that was destroyed in the 7900 block of Pea Ridge Road in northeast Hall.

April 04, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville man hurt in Athens Highway shooting

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Sunday night shooting that sent a Gainesville man to Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

April 04, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville State student is Coca-Cola scholar

An Oakwood man has been named a Coca-Cola New Century Scholar, the third year in a row a Gainesville State College student has received that honor.

April 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Cowboys, cowgirls take aim at mounted shooting event

Karla Wagner lives in Marietta, but wearing a cowboy hat, chaps and double gun holster, she looks like she came straight from the Wild, Wild West.

April 03, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


Officials: Arrest shows value of crime watch

Something just looked off one night in Country Walk.

April 03, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Groups push for community grant funds

Several Hall County nonprofits hope they can continue to push forward during the tough economic times.

April 03, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Fire tears through flea market in Pendergrass

JEFFERSON - Fire struck the popular Pendergrass Flea Market in Jackson County overnight Sunday, but the business manager said he expects to be back in operation by this weekend.

April 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Look for ‘Deal of the Day’ online

Starting Monday, local residents will have a great new opportunity to save money while shopping locally by taking advantage of a "Deal of the Day" on gainesvilletimes.com.

April 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Slaying case puts focus on gang violence

The man accused with the gang-related killing of Daniel Adame last June pleaded guilty to causing his death during a bloody, five-minute feud between rivals.

April 03, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Projects to manage water left in limbo

Public utilities workers for Gainesville and Hall County are finding it hard to plan these days.

April 03, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


NGCSU gets approval for Cumming site

A future Forsyth County college campus received a boost last week as the state Senate approved its version of the budget for 2012.

April 02, 2011 | CRYSTAL LEDFORD Times regional staff | Local


Trillium Trek matches skills, brain power

The annual Trillium Trek isn't your ordinary hike in the woods.

April 02, 2011 | Lauren Blais | Local


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Traditionally white, black churches' joint service shows 'what kingdom of God looks like'

Two Hall County churches tore down traditional racial walls and worshipped together Sunday, defying the division that has fueled racially charged shootings across the U ...

July 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Bodies of all four victims in Friday boat accident on Lanier recovered

The bodies of the remaining two people missing from a boat that capsized Friday on Lake Lanier have been recovered.

July 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Volunteers remember their work during Olympics events 20 years ago on Lake Lanier

From their farm in Oakwood, raising chickens and otherwise enjoying the country life, the idea of the world arriving at their backdoor seemed remote.

July 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Summer of Gold, 20 years later: A timeline of headlines

The Times began covering the Olympics' arrival in Hall County from the day the announcement was made. The headlines prior to the Games and during ...

July 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Silt buildup, aging pipes threaten Lake Knickerbocker

From the back of his truck, Randy Askea navigates an electric, four-wheeled vehicle with an attached camera through a decades-old pipe running under an earthen ...

July 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Unmarked African-American graves are lost in time

Perhaps nowhere is the lost history of Gainesville's African-American community more obvious than in the 1,148 unmarked graves recently identified at the Alta ...

July 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


High school redo: Hundreds flock to first Gainesville adult prom on square

A group of women in jewel-toned evening gowns sat on patio furniture Saturday outside Downtown Drafts in Gainesville.

July 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Kubota expansion at Gateway facility is near completion

Kubota Manufacturing of America is building - again - but the new building is an expansion of the company's operations in Hall County, not a new ...

July 17, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Olympic volunteers look back: ‘It just made us proud’

From their farm in Oakwood, raising chickens and otherwise enjoying the country life, the idea of the world arriving at their backdoor seemed remote.

July 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Olympic memories: Q&A with Jim Mathis Jr.

Jim Mathis Jr., a Gainesville banker, was one of the key players in bringing the Olympics to Lake Lanier as chairman of the Gainesville-Hall County ...

July 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


A unique business: Send bacon to your friends, glitter (or worse) to your foe

Peter Boychuk knows about business online.

July 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


2 female victims from Lake Lanier boat crash identified

The bodies of two women were found Saturday after a boat overturned the day before on Lake Lanier, according to the Georgia Department of Natural ...

July 16, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


How Olympics landed on Lake Lanier's shores

Atlanta's Olympic organizers had a bit of a problem as they identified venues for the 1996 Olympic Games they were awarded in 1990.

July 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Olympics chief Payne recalls Gainesville’s ‘desire’ for games

When Billy Payne, Atlanta's Olympic architect, looks back on his crowning achievement from 20 years ago, one of the bright spots is Gainesville's ...

July 16, 2016 | Keith Albertson | Local


Pirates play on in charity Poker Run event on Lanier

The Lanier Partners of North Georgia launched their eighth annual Pirates of Lake Lanier Charity Poker Run on Saturday.

July 16, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


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