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Local colleges step up campus safety

Following a mass shooting on the campus of Virginia Tech in 2007, safety at local colleges and throughout the country was called into question.

December 16, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Campuses rely on ‘social security’

In the wake of the second fatal shooting at Virginia Tech in four years, text message, email, website and social media emergency alerts are becoming commonplace in colleges across the nation, and the area universities are no exception.

December 16, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Crowd welcomes home 'a fighter'

Don Little may not be a heavyweight boxer but for the last year, he's been in Indiana, fully engaged in the fight of his life.

December 15, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Water plan draws comments about conservation

Many commenting on a plan to spend millions on Georgia's water security want that plan to make room for water conservation projects.

December 15, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Community donates more than 1,700 toys for Boys & Girls Clubs events

'Twas the week before Christmas when all through the club, every child was excited - you could tell through the hubbub.

December 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Flowery Branch City Council split on business license flap

Flowery Branch Auction and Antiques has until March 1 to have in hand city-approved plans that adequately address parking and stormwater drainage issues.

December 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


High-speed Internet coming to mountains

North Georgia is one step closer to the high-speed Internet that Vice President Joe Biden promised would come with federal recovery funds.

December 15, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Auditor praises Gainesville’s finances

Gainesville City Council received a good report card Thursday on the city's fiscal health.

December 15, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Murrayville man charged with trafficking meth

A Murrayville man was arrested by Hall County authorities Tuesday after investigators found $3,500 worth of methamphetamine at his home, Lt. Scott Ware said.

December 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Man charged with assault after shooting gun into air

An 18-year-old Hall County man was arrested Tuesday after authorities say he made threats and fired a gun into the air in front of a 2-year-old.

December 15, 2011 | | Local


Thompson Bridge wreck kills 1, seriously injures another

A man died Thursday afternoon after the motorcycle he and a female passenger were riding collided with a van on Thompson Bridge Road near Kroger in Gainesville.

December 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Authorities: Burglary suspects found napping in home

Before leaving the East Hall home they're accused of burglarizing Wednesday morning, a Gainesville couple decided to take a nap, authorities said.

December 15, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Dunahoo sworn in to represent South Hall in state House

ATLANTA - Emory Dunahoo Jr. is officially Hall County's newest legislator.

December 14, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Hall may seek new funds for Glades

With a new plan for water security on its way to the governor's office, local officials are already considering how it might benefit the projects they have under way.

December 14, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Woman pleads not guilty to murder of Gainesville man

Lisheena Kinanna Cantrell pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning on multiple charges stemming from the September stabbing death of a 26-year-old Gainesville man.

December 14, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Growth allowing Oakwood to bring back old positions

A boom in development has Oakwood looking to bring back several key staff positions it froze during the throes of the Great Recession.

June 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lane closures planned at Boling Bridge

Boling Bridge will close to a single lane of traffic from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday for continued work to build the ...

June 13, 2017 | | Local


Gainesville Police identify suspect in Sunday shooting

A man allegedly forced himself into his ex-girlfriend's apartment Sunday morning and shot a man in the torso, police said.

June 13, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Boys & Girls Clubs offering tours to public

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier are offering the public tours of their Positive Place Club and Teen Center on June 21.

June 13, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Free food lures crowd to Chicken Salad Chick opening

Put out some free food and, like moths to flame, college students and journalists will eventually show up.

June 13, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Brenau awarding more graduate degrees than undergrad degrees

Graduate students are now outpacing undergraduates in the number of degrees conferred at Brenau University.

June 13, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Company consolidating operations in Braselton

A shipping, packaging and industrial supplies distributor is planning to move operations to Braselton, employing up to 600 people within the next few years.

June 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Canine flu cases popping up in Georgia

Multiple cases of canine flu are popping up in Georgia after a dog show in Perry last month.

June 12, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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