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Farmers say crops are better than ever

Despite Mother Nature being wishy-washy during the early stages of their growing season, area farmers say their strawberry crops are better than ever.

April 15, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hall may halt collection of impact fees

Hall County may stop collecting impact fees through 2012 to help builders get back on their feet.

April 15, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Museum showcases Civil War exhibition

The Civil War, a conflict that brought unprecedented change to a fledgling America, began 150 years ago this week.

April 15, 2011 | By Katie Dunn Times regional staff | Local


Students explore world at Foreign Language Day

They came armed with songs, skits and some serious language skills.

April 15, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Comprehensive high school to get new principal and assistant

Jackson County Comprehensive High School will have new leadership next year after the school board approved the departure of the top two officials on Thursday.

April 15, 2011 | BY LEANNE AKIN Times regional staff | Local


Fire causes 'extensive damage' at South Hall home

Hall County firefighters on Thursday extinguished a blaze that caused "extensive damage" to the basement of a South Hall home.

April 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Oakwood pancake event will benefit K-9 unit

A pancake breakfast fundraiser event to benefit the Oakwood Police Department's K-9 unit is scheduled for 7-10 a.m. Saturday at the Ace Hardware parking lot, 3446 Winder Highway in Robson Crossing Plaza.

April 14, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Sheriff’s deputies arrest 3 after Gainesville wreck

Hall County sheriff's deputies arrested three men in connection with the single-vehicle crash Monday at Mountain View Park off Browns Bridge Road.

April 14, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


State Patrol investigating pedestrian accident

Georgia State Patrol troopers still are investigating how a motorist struck and seriously injured a man who was leaf-blowing a private driveway in South Hall.

April 14, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville State College hosts Life Day

On the Gainesville State College Student Center stage, school club Pulse Pro-Life hosted its third annual Life Day Wednesday afternoon to spread awareness about the controversial issue of abortion.

April 14, 2011 | Branden Lefty | Local


Gainesville State's 1st employee dies

Gainesville State College's first employee, Eleanor Crawford, died Tuesday at the Oaks at Limestone after an extended illness. She was 95.

April 14, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Water authority gets last parcel for reservoir

Studies completed by a state commission several years ago determined Dawson County could add 100,000 residents by 2050.

April 14, 2011 | FRANK REDDY Times regional staff | Local


Students decorate 720 eggs

A special visitor will be hopping onto Lanier Charter Career Academy's campus this weekend to not only dine with guests, but to also help students participate in an international competition.

April 14, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


DNR supervisor: New job has its perks

The letter arrived to Mark Padgett's mailbox just in time. He was a successful high school football coach who knew his tenure with one team had ended. When he opened the letter, Padgett realized a new career. His wife, Renee, agreed.

April 14, 2011 | Erin Rossiter | Local


Gainesville ex-insurance agent back in prison

A former Gainesville insurance agent convicted on drug charges in Forsyth and Lumpkin counties has been sent back to prison to finish his sentence.

April 14, 2011 | By Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


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State Rep. Matt Dubnik named to 3 committees

First-term state Rep. Matt Dubnik, R-Gainesville, has been named to three Georgia House of Representatives committees.

January 12, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville man gets 27 years in prison for producing child porn

Prosecutors say a Gainesville man has been sentenced to serve 27 years in federal prison for producing child pornography.

January 12, 2017 | From wire, Times staff reports | Local




Schools grapple with mental health challenges

Georgia education stakeholders are turning their attention to address a growing number of school-age children dealing with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.

January 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Grocery store selling locally made items, European imports coming to downtown Flowery Branch

If Karen Ching and Nick St. Clair have their way, downtown Flowery Branch will become a mecca for food lovers.

January 11, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Hall deputy, wife lose new 'dream home' to fire

Wes and Nikki Pitzer lost their Alto dream home and decades of memories in a matter of five hours Saturday. The brick facade covers the ...

January 11, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Deal keeping focus on school fixes after defeat at ballot

Gov. Nathan Deal is asking Georgia lawmakers to support a new plan for fixing low-performing schools after voters last fall rejected a proposal for state ...

January 11, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


2 people displaced, 2 pets feared dead in Forsyth fire

January 11, 2017 | By Isabel Hughes ihughes@forsythnews.com | Local


DOT does show and tell on winter weather equipment

Snow and ice have yet to cause serious trouble throughout Northeast Georgia, and temperatures may reach the upper 60s this week.

January 11, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Full text of Gov. Nathan Deal's State of the State address

Lt. Gov. Cagle, Speaker Ralston, President Pro Tem Shafer, Speaker Pro Tem Jones, members of the General Assembly, constitutional officers, members of the judiciary, members ...

January 11, 2017 | | Local


Dawsonville man wins Quilt Guild raffle benefiting arts center

Dawsonville resident Charles McCormack was the winner of the Heart in Hand Quilt Guild's annual quilt raffle to benefit The Bowen Center for the ...

January 10, 2017 | | Local


Advocates still want elder abuse registry

The Georgia Council on Aging is once again pushing for state lawmakers to expand an elder abuser registry, and it's one of five critical ...

January 10, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville man accused of killing sister says he never even had the gun

A Gainesville man accused of fatally shooting his sister in November has filed a motion for a murder charge to be dismissed, claiming there is ...

January 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville shows support for national champion Deshaun Watson

Gainesville showed love for its hometown national champion on Tuesday in the aftermath of Deshaun Watson leading Clemson past Alabama on Monday night.

January 10, 2017 | | Local


Razed New Holland building had 112-year history

A 112-year-old building that once was home to a four-classroom schoolhouse operated by the New Holland cotton mill is no longer standing.

January 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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