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Hall County special needs students improve test scores

Members of the Hall County Schools Board of Education were pleased with test score improvements discussed at their meeting Monday night.

September 13, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


World Language Academy expected to expand

World Language Academy is growing, and with that growth comes the need for more classroom space.

September 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


EEOC: Hall County employee was sexually harassed

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Atlanta office has determined that a supervisor in the Hall County Tax Assessor's Office sexually harassed a female employee.

September 12, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


YMCA, city to join forces for S. Hall program

The Georgia Mountains YMCA appears poised to expand into South Hall.

September 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


U.S. Rep. Broun to open 3 offices

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun is planning to open three mobile offices next week in the 10th District towns of Homer, Hiawassee and Clayton.

September 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


FFA students prepare for tractor competition

Lacey Campbell, 16, grew up on a farm and remembers her grandfather putting her on a tractor with him. Since then, it became a fun mode of transportation.

September 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Thurmon Tanner Parkway completion draws near

It's official: Thurmon Tanner Parkway is set for an Oct. 21 completion.

September 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


2 injured in possible head-on accident

A woman in her 20s was airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center Monday night after being in a possible head-on collision involving two vehicles on Spout Spring Road just south of Deaton Henry Road, Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said.

September 12, 2011 | | Local


2 injured in Habersham accident

A woman and her teenage passenger were injured Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on Ga. 365 in the Cornelia area, Georgia State Patrol said.

September 12, 2011 | | Local


Flowery Branch man wins $500,000 in Georgia Lottery

A Flowery Branch man won $500,000 in the Georgia Lottery, becoming lucky on a $10 Jumbo Jumbo Bucks ticket, lottery officials said.

September 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Woman charged in jewelry thefts

A Gainesville woman has been arrested in connection with two separate jewelry thefts, and officials believe she may be involved in additional cases.

September 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Flowery Branch man arrested in sexual assault

A Flowery Branch man has been arrested for sexual assault.

September 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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


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Child molestation case moves on to Superior Court

A Gainesville man's case of alleged child molestation moved on to Superior Court after a committal hearing, according to court officials.

June 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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


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