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Habersham attorney earns state appointment

Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed James C. "Jim" Weidner to the Georgia Superior Court Clerks Cooperative Authority.

March 02, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


North Gwinnett man to seek new state House seat

A freshly minted state House district in Hall and Gwinnett counties has its first candidate.

March 02, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Buyers warned of Forsyth County subdivision’s problems

Buyers of lots in a northeastern Forsyth County subdivision, beware.

March 02, 2012 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


Tornado warnings expire; watch continues until 5 a.m.

A stormy night in North Georgia led to two reports of tornados in the area, with warning sirens sounding in Hall County. There were no immediate reports of damage.

March 02, 2012 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Liquor store owners say Sunday alcohol sales are flat

Alcohol sales have not seen a noticeable increase since Gainesville, Flowery Branch and Oakwood passed Sunday sales ordinances last year, according to local convenience and liquor store managers.

March 01, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Gainesville drafts new urban redevelopment plan

In an effort to improve economic viability in distressed areas, Gainesville officials are offering an urban redevelopment plan that could bring tax credit for new jobs in some areas.

March 01, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Fair Street School demolition set for Monday

The Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School will take the first step in its makeover when demolition begins at 8 a.m. Monday.

March 01, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Seats, shelters on the way for Hall bus stops

Efforts to install some 30 "Simme-Seats" at Hall Area Transit stops - a first for the bus system - could take place this spring.

March 01, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ga., Ala. immigration laws await high court

ATLANTA - A panel of federal appeals court judges in Georgia said today it will wait for direction from the U.S. Supreme Court before deciding the constitutionality of Georgia and Alabama's immigration laws.

March 01, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville school bus involved in accident

A Gainesville school bus struck a construction trash bin this morning on Lakeshore Circle.

March 01, 2012 | | Local


GSC campus votes in mock presidential primary

The nation will find out how Georgia votes in the 2012 presidential primary next Tuesday, but on the campus of Gainesville State College, the students, faculty and staff have already made their choice. Well, sort of.

March 01, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Gingrich offers bold ideas to beat Obama

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich pitched himself as the boldest presidential candidate with the right vision for America before a crowd of a few hundred supporters Wednesday night at the Gainesville Civic Center.

March 01, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Gingrich looks to Ga. to fuel comeback

Moments after he addressed a Gainesville crowd Wednesday evening, Newt Gingrich got word of a headline on a news website that he, like "Lazarus," might be rising again.

March 01, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Texting error leads to lockdowns at West Hall middle, high schools

An auto corrected text message, accidentally sent to the wrong number, was the catalyst to lockdowns Wednesday at West Hall middle and high schools.

March 01, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Judge who pulled gun out in Lumpkin courtroom retires

Judge David Barrett, who last week pulled a gun out during a court hearing in Lumpkin County, has retired, according to a letter to Gov. Nathan Deal dated Wednesday.

March 01, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


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Don’t eclipse your eyesight; take precautions to view celestial event

While there is a lot of excitement surrounding the total solar eclipse that will cross into North Georgia on Aug. 21, many have expressed concerns ...

August 12, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville airport manager Palmer to step down at end of August

After a five-year tour as manager of Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, Terry Palmer is leaving the post at the end of the month.

August 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall County appeals marinas’ tax ruling to state Supreme Court

The Hall County Board of Tax Assessors is appealing a Superior Court ruling regarding five companies' shoreline properties and their tax assessments, arguing a 2016 ...

August 11, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville officials want to buy land, build pond to improve Midtown Greenway

Gainesville officials are embracing a $2.8 million watershed improvement project in midtown Gainesville that also promises to enhance the Midtown Greenway trail and eliminate ...

August 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Plans advance for downtown Gainesville condos

Prospective buyers of luxury condos to be built on the square in downtown Gainesville are encouraged to get on the waiting list as design plans ...

August 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Ask the Times: Statues of presidents made of marble

What do those big white statues in Gainesville by the downtown square consist of?

August 11, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Riverside honors Strickland, Bagwell at Sandy Beaver Awards banquet

Two men were honored Thursday night for their strong business leadership and generosity to the community in a dinner that continues that legacy of generosity ...

August 10, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall County OKs last piece of sewer project

The last major piece of Hall County's sewer expansion into North Hall was approved Thursday night by the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

August 10, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Shaw Carter remembered: Gainesville, world 'has lost a bright light’

Family and friends remembered Shaw Carter for his humor and ability to "take everything in stride" while battling a heart condition that led to a ...

August 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Howard chosen Gainesville’s new Main Street manager

Gainesville native Kristen Howard is stepping into the position of Main Street manager for Gainesville.

August 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Castillo found guilty in Tadmore Park shooting, gets life in prison

Following an hour of deliberations Thursday, a jury convicted Saul Castillo on all counts in the Father's Day 2013 fatal shooting at Tadmore Park ...

August 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville carves out downtown dining district for public alcohol consumption

Gainesville officials unveiled a map establishing broad boundary lines for allowing dining patrons to consume alcohol in public downtown.

August 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Culver’s joins list of eateries coming to Braselton

More eateries are coming to Braselton, including a possible Culver's restaurant.

August 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Georgia gets allies in water wars legal fight

A deluge of counties and cities on Monday joined in the war for water among Georgia and Florida that centers on Lake Lanier and the ...

August 09, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Protesters air frustration over health care at raucous Collins town hall

Frustration over health care was front and center at a raucous town hall held Wednesday by Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville.

August 09, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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