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Gainesville City Schools board discusses changes in learning

It's a time of unprecedented change for education.

November 07, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Oakwood returns as landfill customer

Hall County officials have regained Oakwood as a customer at the county landfill, netting the county some $18,000 more a year in landfill revenues.

November 07, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Oakwood looks to residents for input on lake access

Oakwood spreads out from McEver Road to Martin Road and other places in between, but it doesn't have much contact with Lake Lanier.

November 07, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Cab driver robbed at gunpoint Saturday

Gainesville police are looking for two armed robbers after a Fiesta Cab driver was robbed at gunpoint Saturday.

November 07, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local




Mills takes pardons and parole post immediately

Former state Rep. James Mills, who was supposed to join the state Board of Pardons and Paroles in January, will take the post immediately, the governor's office announced Monday.

November 07, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Area colleges, groups plan Veterans Day ceremonies

Gainesville's American Legion Post 7 and two area colleges have announced plans to honor veterans Friday.

November 07, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Good News at Noon still in need of new van

Five months after an accident totalled one of the Good News at Noon vans, the ministry is making due with what it has.

November 07, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Response to Forsyth County youth center due by today

Responses to a complaint filed over a faith-based, youth community center are due by today.

November 07, 2011 | By Alyssa LaRenzie Times regional staff | Local


I-985 project under way this week

A mile-long construction maintenance project on Interstate 985 set to begin Tuesday must be done at daytime because the concrete can't be poured when the temperature is too cold.

November 07, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


A bumpy week before pleasant fall weather this weekend

This coming weekend may see perfect fall weather to accompany the changing of the leaves, despite rain looming earlier in the week.

November 07, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Lack of Hispanic representation on school board hasn’t been a major concern

Hispanic students make up a significant portion of Gainesville's eight schools.

November 06, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Aging terror plot suspects don’t fit the usual profile

Prior to Tuesday's arrests of four Northeast Georgia men accused of plotting attacks against the government, few would have suspected their profiles to fit that of suspected terrorists.

November 06, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Militia members indicted by federal grand jury

A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted four fringe militia members on four counts related to plotting attacks against the government.

November 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Time changes, and so should batteries

As the time moves back to Standard Time today, the Gainesville Fire Department recommends replacing smoke alarm batteries.

November 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Police: Man accused of falsely reporting robbery

A Gainesville man is accused of falsely reporting a robbery earlier this month on Cleveland Highway in Gainesville, police said.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Habersham couple plead not guilty to 340 animal abuse charges

A Habersham County couple pleaded not guilty to 340 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty stemming from the April seizure of more than 400 animals from ...

June 16, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Deputy, adults, child injured in exchange of gunfire in East Hall

A deputy was shot and multiple adults and a child injured in an exchange of gunfire in East Hall around midnight Thursday.

June 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Flowery Branch OKs millage rate that could hike taxes for some residents

A property tax increase is in store for Flowery Branch residents who had property reassessed at higher values this year.

June 16, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall's proposed tax increase brings opposition at public hearings

Those who turned up to Hall County's two public hearings on Thursday were clear: They don't want a tax increase.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville water project to connect 130 properties

By this time next year, more than 100 homeowners who are currently getting their water from wells will be connected to the city of Gainesville ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Local law enforcement taking more precautions with drug evidence

In the wake of new opioid overdoses, local law enforcement agencies are changing some protocols in how they interact with evidence.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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


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