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Man faces kidnapping, rape charges

A man arrested by the Oakwood Police Department Sunday night after allegedly kidnapping a woman in Gainesville will also be charged with rape, police said Tuesday.

September 27, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Jefferson council approves city noise ordinance updates

Jefferson City Council approved an updated noise ordinance Monday that gives police better guidelines for measuring noise when they investigate a complaint.

September 27, 2011 | Times regional staff reports | Local


Baldwin moves forward with improvements to water lines

Baldwin City Council on Monday decided to move forward with Phase I improvements to an aging water line that has had numerous issues.

September 27, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Falcons teach students about exercise

For 364 days of the year, students at Chestnut Mountain Elementary are Warriors. Tuesday, however, they were Falcons.

September 27, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


2 arrested, 2 sought on theft charges

DAWSONVILLE - Two suspects are in custody and two more are sought in connection with a string of thefts in Dawson and Forsyth counties.

September 27, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Robbers take $2M from Forsyth jewelry store

September 27, 2011 | | Local


Bradford crossing to close Wednesday

The road and railroad crossing at Bradford Street in Gainesville will be closed from 9-10 a.m. Wednesday for the arrival and loading of a passenger train.

September 26, 2011 | | Local


Dawson gas line rupture leads to evacuation of stores

A work crew attempting to fix a water leak in the Ingles shopping center ruptured a gas main Monday afternoon, leading to the evacuation of nearby stores.

September 26, 2011 | Times regional staff | Local


Dawson County shutters satellite tag office

Hall County isn't the only one closing satellite tag offices.

September 26, 2011 | MICHELLE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Wrigley chewing gum plant celebrates 40 years

One of Hall County's most aromatic industries is celebrating 40 years in Hall County.

September 26, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Education museum coming to Hall

Hall County will soon be the home of the new Georgia Education Museum, a project pioneered by the Georgia Retired Educators Association.

September 26, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


No Kid Hungry campaign to start

More than 27 percent of Georgia children don't know where their next meal is coming from, according to the Georgia Food Bank Association.

September 26, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Junior League holding annual thrift sale this week

"Thrifting" has become a popular way to shop in recent years.

September 26, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Community center ending counseling, baby health services

Because of financial issues, the Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center is ending its Counseling and Psychotherapy Services and Building Better Babies programs later this year, city officials said Monday.

September 26, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fallen tree disrupts power in Gainesville

Power has been interrupted for some traffic lights and about 100 customers in the area of Oak and Rainey streets in Gainesville.

September 26, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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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


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


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