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Willing hearts take to the streets to help others

Knowles Thompson may only be 2 years old, but this young man is already a fighter.

September 25, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Shelter event keeps tails wagging

These dogs know how to jump.

September 25, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Recession over? Not so fast, say nonprofits

Economists may have declared that the U.S. recession ended in 2009, but some local agencies are still out to lunch on that declaration.

September 25, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Working to make Lanier Tech best

Russell Vandiver, 57, has a favorite saying: If you continue to do things the same way, expect to see the same results.

September 25, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Dawson County eyes new reservoir

While Hall County is working to get Glades Reservoir off the ground, another large reservoir may be in the works just down the road.

September 25, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Have we forgotten about water?

Water issues may be far from most voters' minds in Georgia, but in less than two years, Lake Lanier's uses will be drastically changed. And the next governor will be the one leading efforts to secure the state's water rights.

September 25, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Pancake breakfast continues tradition of service

The Gainesville Civic Center was the place to be Saturday morning.

September 25, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Nonprofits can raise money with store’s charity sale

A national department store is looking to help local nonprofit organizations raise funds this fall.

September 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


2010 garden expo continues at Chicopee Woods today

Fall is the time for planting, and there are plenty of plants to go around.

September 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Remains confirmed as 2 with Hall ties

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A Hall County family finally has closure with confirmation that skeletal remains found at El Malpais National Monument were their loved ones, but mystery lingers over how they died on a day hike among the rugged lava beds where five other people have gone missing in recent years.

September 24, 2010 | By Susan Montoya Bryan The Associated Press | Local


Seminar teaches about helping victims of sexual assault

Lisa Wiley, a nurse at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, has the emotional job of being the first person a victim talks with after a sexual assault.

September 24, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Dog competition and shelter benefit continues all weekend

The Dixie Dock Dogs started off its weekend-long competition with a splash Friday at noon.

September 24, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Women remember early years of nursing at 50-year reunion

The date 9/11 sticks out for most Americans, but 50 years ago it was significant for a different reason.

September 24, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Drug money buys new patrol cars

The Hall County Sheriff's Office has 16 new patrol cars on the streets, and taxpayers didn't pay a dime.

September 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Bond granted for 1 in money laundering case

Although an investigation is still pending, one defendant in a local money laundering case has been granted bond, while the other defendant will remain in custody.

September 24, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


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Traditionally white, black churches' joint service shows 'what kingdom of God looks like'

Two Hall County churches tore down traditional racial walls and worshipped together Sunday, defying the division that has fueled racially charged shootings across the U ...

July 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Bodies of all four victims in Friday boat accident on Lanier recovered

The bodies of the remaining two people missing from a boat that capsized Friday on Lake Lanier have been recovered.

July 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Volunteers remember their work during Olympics events 20 years ago on Lake Lanier

From their farm in Oakwood, raising chickens and otherwise enjoying the country life, the idea of the world arriving at their backdoor seemed remote.

July 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Summer of Gold, 20 years later: A timeline of headlines

The Times began covering the Olympics' arrival in Hall County from the day the announcement was made. The headlines prior to the Games and during ...

July 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Silt buildup, aging pipes threaten Lake Knickerbocker

From the back of his truck, Randy Askea navigates an electric, four-wheeled vehicle with an attached camera through a decades-old pipe running under an earthen ...

July 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Unmarked African-American graves are lost in time

Perhaps nowhere is the lost history of Gainesville's African-American community more obvious than in the 1,148 unmarked graves recently identified at the Alta ...

July 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


High school redo: Hundreds flock to first Gainesville adult prom on square

A group of women in jewel-toned evening gowns sat on patio furniture Saturday outside Downtown Drafts in Gainesville.

July 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Kubota expansion at Gateway facility is near completion

Kubota Manufacturing of America is building - again - but the new building is an expansion of the company's operations in Hall County, not a new ...

July 17, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Olympic volunteers look back: ‘It just made us proud’

From their farm in Oakwood, raising chickens and otherwise enjoying the country life, the idea of the world arriving at their backdoor seemed remote.

July 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Olympic memories: Q&A with Jim Mathis Jr.

Jim Mathis Jr., a Gainesville banker, was one of the key players in bringing the Olympics to Lake Lanier as chairman of the Gainesville-Hall County ...

July 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


A unique business: Send bacon to your friends, glitter (or worse) to your foe

Peter Boychuk knows about business online.

July 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


2 female victims from Lake Lanier boat crash identified

The bodies of two women were found Saturday after a boat overturned the day before on Lake Lanier, according to the Georgia Department of Natural ...

July 16, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


How Olympics landed on Lake Lanier's shores

Atlanta's Olympic organizers had a bit of a problem as they identified venues for the 1996 Olympic Games they were awarded in 1990.

July 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Olympics chief Payne recalls Gainesville’s ‘desire’ for games

When Billy Payne, Atlanta's Olympic architect, looks back on his crowning achievement from 20 years ago, one of the bright spots is Gainesville's ...

July 16, 2016 | Keith Albertson | Local


Pirates play on in charity Poker Run event on Lanier

The Lanier Partners of North Georgia launched their eighth annual Pirates of Lake Lanier Charity Poker Run on Saturday.

July 16, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


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