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Raffle to be held for family whose daughter wasn’t expected to survive

For Hall County Sheriff's Deputy Joey Haban and his wife, Kristina, the birth of their daughter was supposed to be a new and joyous chapter in their lives.

September 11, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Program targets obesity in children

School nurses in Hall County want to do more to prevent childhood obesity and Type II diabetes this year.

September 11, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Deal pressured to remove member of immigration board

Pressure is mounting on Gov. Nathan Deal to remove anti-illegal immigration activist Phil Kent from a newly created board aimed at helping enforce Georgia's immigration laws.

September 11, 2011 | By Jeremy Redmon The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Local


Corps changes Lanier management schedule

Lake Lanier's level dropped below 1,064 over the weekend, setting into motion a new management schedule by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

September 11, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Residents to weigh in on roads project list

So far, elected officials have discussed and debated area road projects that will be on next year's referendum concerning the 1 percent sales tax for transportation.

September 11, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Community remembers 9/11 with service, candlelight vigil

The terrorist attacks on the United States 10 years ago mean "everything" to 28-year-old Kristen Yost and her family.

September 11, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Dragon boat event brings competition, culture to Lanier

Two thousand years ago, a Chinese politician ended his life by throwing himself into a river.

September 10, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Glades Reservoir plan gets corps boost

Hall County officials got a break last week in moving forward on negotiations with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to have a corps employee walk them through what could have been a deal-breaker for the proposed Glades Reservoir.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Are we safer in a post-9/11 reality?

On this day a decade ago, Americans watched on TV as thousands died and life as we knew it took a sharp turn.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Our readers remember

I am an employee at the Pentagon with over 41 years of service. On 9/11 I was in class in downtown Washington, D.C., at the USDA Building. I drove (Gainesville native) Ms. Edna Stephens and her brother Marvin home for her father's family reunion.

September 10, 2011 | | Local


Safety officers honor fallen heroes

Saturday's weather in Gainesville was eerily similar to that of New York on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 - a day that began with bright blue skies and comfortable temperatures, but turned to darkness and desolation in a matter of hours.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


S. Hall man filmed 9/11 attacks in NY

An aspiring filmmaker, New Yorker James Kosior had his camera at the ready.

September 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Political bipartisanship was short-lived after attacks

For a short period of time in the U.S., there were no Democrats and no Republicans.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


A new generation learns about 9/11

America stood still the day the World Trade Center towers collapsed, the day a group of airplane passengers drove United Airlines Flight 93 into a Pennsylvania field, the day government workers ran from the Pentagon folding in around them.

September 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Security fears part of post-9/11 world

A briefcase used to just be a briefcase.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Slideshow: 5-ton marble elephant installed at Gainesville’s City Park Stadium

A 5-ton marble elephant was installed at City Park Stadium on Thursday morning at the home team entrance where Gainesville High football players make their ...

February 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


KKK sign removed from Dahlonega building

February 16, 2017 | By Kelly Whitmire kwhitmire@forsythnews.com | Local


Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in stabbing trial

Days into a murder trial, a Gainesville man decided to make a guilty plea for a fatal January 2016 stabbing.

February 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Marble from China part of garden coming to Braselton hospital

If you've ever been to the hospital or the emergency room, you know how important it is to take a moment to step out ...

February 15, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Brady for a day: Flowery Branch mayor to wear Patriots’ jersey Thursday

Flowery Branch Mayor Mike Miller has not lost any sleep thinking about the friendly Super Bowl wager that slipped away along with the Atlanta Falcons ...

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


5-ton marble elephant to grace City Park Stadium

A permanent guest is coming Thursday to City Park Stadium - home of the Gainesville Red Elephants' football, soccer and lacrosse teams.

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Martin Road residents ask for widening project to be axed

Martin Road residents formally asked Hall County area transportation planners Wednesday to ditch a highly contested plan to widen the South Hall road.

February 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville man gets life sentence for convenience store armed robbery

A Gainesville man received a life prison sentence after pleading guilty to taking nearly $10,000 and firing his gun three times in a Gainesville ...

February 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


New Flowery Branch building housing pizzeria, beer shop gets final OK

A new downtown Flowery Branch building that will house a pizzeria and a craft beer business could open by late spring or early summer.

February 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall school officials: New budget includes raises, no program cuts

Gainesville and Hall County school officials have put in place timelines for approving their 2017-18 budgets.

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


State education funding under the microscope

A nonprofit organization that tracks Georgia spending and policies by state leaders is warning school districts to prepare to "face growing financial pressures."

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


UNG student finds stability with service dog by her side

The thing that saved Taylor Fleming from herself is covered in fur, walks on four legs and goes by the name of Ryder.

February 15, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Local schools promote foreign language program

Hall County school officials approved spending up to $5,000 in needs and merit scholarships to help students who qualify for the Federal Service Language ...

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


‘Shank’ text message opens Gainesville murder trial

The defendant in a murder trial sent a text message saying he would "shank" the victim if he entered a Gainesville apartment, according to testimony ...

February 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


UNG student serves as intern for House speaker

Matthew Herrera, a political science major at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, is serving as an intern for Georgia House Speaker David ...

February 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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