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Gainesville may add $10 fee to citations

Gainesville Police Department officials are proposing an ordinance that would add $10 to each of its violation fines as a "technology fee" to help the department and Municipal Court go paperless.

September 16, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Ex-Hall bus driver given 6 years for child porn

A former Hall County school bus driver was sentenced Thursday to six years in federal prison for distribution, receipt and possession of child pornography.

September 16, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


NGCSU gets $2 million for language training center

North Georgia College & State University officials announced today that the school was awarded nearly $2 million in federal money to support its foreign language programs.

September 16, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Body found in Lake Lanier identified

Hall County Sheriff's officials are waiting on toxicology tests to determine the cause of death for David A. West, 45, of Gainesville.

September 15, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Open house showcases students running businesses

At Lanier Charter Career Academy, students such as senior Ellie Forrester aren't just learning about the hospitality industry, they're living it.

September 15, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Officials: Woman assaulted her relative

A Big Canoe woman is out on bond after authorities said she tried to smother her 94-year-old mother-in-law with a pillow at her home last week.

September 15, 2010 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Weekend travelers, get ready for Boling Bridge closing

Forget fancy moves on the field for a moment. Chestatee High School's football team will do some maneuvering just to get to and from Friday night's game.

September 15, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Humane society helps hoarded cats recuperate

Nine cats featured on an upcoming episode of "Confessions: Animal Hoarding" are recuperating at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia as they prepare to find new homes.

September 15, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Parking may be banned on part of Ridgewood Avenue

Residents along Ridgewood Avenue may soon have to watch where they park.

September 15, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Authorities: Antifreeze killer committed suicide

A woman sentenced to spend life in prison for the murders of her husband and boyfriend committed suicide, authorities said Wednesday.

September 15, 2010 | The Associated Press | Local


2 charged with trafficking meth

Two Atlanta men were charged Tuesday with trafficking methamphetamine after about 8 ounces worth about $22,400 was delivered to a location in the 3600 block of Mundy Mill Road, Hall County Sheriff's officials said.

September 15, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


North Hall students earn ‘posse’ status

On Tuesday morning, a group of North Hall Middle School students gathered on campus to be inducted into Peelle's Posse.

September 14, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Sold-out crowd attends Power of the Purse

WomenSource celebrated in style at the third annual Power of the Purse fundraiser Tuesday at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center.

September 14, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Restoration project draws mixed feelings

Hall County and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials have ideas to restore a watershed along Dahlonega Highway at the northern tip of the county, but property owners have mixed reactions.

September 14, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Market on the Square goes inside

As the summer draws to a close, many will mourn the loss of the delicious heirloom tomatoes, peaches and other local produce that could be found at the Market on the Square.

September 14, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


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More unemployed residents set to lose their food stamp benefits

Nearly 200 Hall County residents have lost their food stamp benefits since the beginning of the year after a work requirement was reinstated.

April 27, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Rape kits now being submitted to GBI regardless of investigation's status

Ahead of a bill signed by Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday, some 160 rape kits have been sent by Gainesville and Hall County law enforcement ...

April 27, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Atlanta Street public housing residents struggle to find affordable homes with vouchers

The move from Atlanta Street is proving to be a mixed blessing for several single mothers.

April 27, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Health care fields most popular for Hall County Schools' Honors Mentorship Program

Health care and education made up nearly half of the presentations at Hall County Schools' Honors Mentorship Night on Wednesday. More than 60 students presented ...

April 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Abandoned North Forsyth subdivision saga coming to close with demolition

The demolition of a long-ago abandoned and unfinished subdivision in North Forsyth County could be completed soon, though some headaches will remain for county officials.

April 27, 2016 | By Kayla Robins krobins@forsythnews.com | Local


Gainesville City Schools cafeterias perfect on inspections

The cafeterias for Gainesville City Schools have received perfect scores on their annual health inspections for the first time in more than 10 years, the ...

April 27, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville High to join pilot program with Comcast, GPB

"Gainesville's TV station" could be the result of a pilot project that will involve audio and video technology students from Gainesville High School. That ...

April 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Flowery Branch names new interim solicitor to represent city

A South Hall resident who practices law in Lawrenceville was named Flowery Branch's interim solicitor Wednesday morning.

April 27, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Water, Glades’ fate flow at GOP debate among Hall commission candidates

Water is life. In Hall County, it's also money.

April 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Student spending: Hall, Gainesville below state, national averages

Georgia spends less per student than the national average, Georgia Department of Education spokesman Matt Cardoza said. And Hall County and Gainesville schools fall below ...

April 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville teacher among 10 finalists for Georgia Teacher of the Year award

Heather McConnell, special education teacher at Gainesville Middle School, is one of the 10 finalists for the 2017 Georgia Teacher of the Year award.

April 26, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens announces campaign to ‘unmask’ sex traffickers

With Atlanta as one of the largest centers of sex trafficking in the country, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens announced Tuesday a campaign to target ...

April 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Woman, pet attacked by pack of dogs

Carly Sharec and her nearly 9-year-old miniature Schnauzer, Bowser, were out for their morning walk just after 8:30 a.m. Saturday when a pack ...

April 26, 2016 | By Michele Hester mhester@dawsonnews.com | Local




U.S. Rep. Doug Collins sets up meeting with Windstream over customer service concerns

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, said in a statement Tuesday that he will meet with Windstream officials on May 9 to discuss the company ...

April 26, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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