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Georgia college enrollment continues to increase

As college students settle into their new classes, officials are releasing numbers that show a continued increase in enrollment.

August 25, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Washout closes Cleveland’s Sonic Drive-In restaurant

Crews are still working to repair damage caused by heavy rains at a Sonic Drive-In restaurant in Cleveland over the weekend.

August 25, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Chamber of Commerce program pairs students with business leaders

As an Eagle Scout, John Webster has proven himself to be a leader, but he says there are still more things to be learned.

August 24, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Science center in Elachee is offering Master Naturalist classes

When Bill Dickey was a kid in the metro Atlanta area, he'd escape to the woods behind his house to watch the animals and experience nature.

August 24, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Hall County completes purchase of Liberty Mutual building

Before the county relocates many of its operations out of downtown Gainesville, a lot shuffling will need to take place.

August 24, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


History center to expand Veterans Day program to include in-school visits

Area students may not have to leave their classroom seats this Veterans Day to see and hear living history.

August 24, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall teacher brings home ‘eye-opening’ science ideas

More students need to know about careers in science and engineering, and Hall County teacher Kathy Mellette plans to help.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Couple arrested in connection with AC unit thefts

In a crime unusual in even a down economy, the Gainesville Police Department has arrested two people it believes are responsible for the theft of several air conditioning units around the city.

August 24, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


DOT leader to meet with area planners about road tax

A top official with the Georgia Department of Transportation plans to meet with local leaders Sept. 14 about the state's plans for the 1-cent sales tax for transportation.

August 24, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Georgia wins $400 million Race to the Top grant

Georgia finally finished the race.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Jaemor Farm Market gives Northeast Ga. peach treats

Peaches are big business in Georgia. And they're big business for Northeast Georgia's Jaemor Farm Market.

August 24, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hall buys building on Browns Bridge for offices

Hall County has finalized the purchase of the Liberty Mutual building on Browns Bridge Road and plans to move a number of departments over to the new facility starting in 2011.

August 24, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Immigrants prepare for citizenship at weekly class

Freedom.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Judge: Hall can’t build N. Hall library yet; park OK

Hall County Superior Court Judge C. Andrew Fuller issued a temporary injunction on the construction of the North Hall library and community center at a hearing Monday.

August 24, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Hall schools may cut furlough day

As Hall County students started their third week of classes, the school board got back to debating budget issues.

August 24, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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Public input needed for Hall's comprehensive plan update

Hall County is moving forward with its comprehensive plan update to guide and manage growth through 2040, and officials are encouraging residents to join the ...

June 20, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville school system to hire more teachers, give raises

Gainesville City Schools will spend about $68 million in its general fund budget for the next school year - an increase of nearly $4 million over ...

June 20, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Anti-LGBT marquee sign at Buford church vandalized

A Buford church's sign, which read in part "Satan made gays and transgender," was covered in black paint between Sunday night and Monday morning ...

June 20, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


508-acre waterfront development gets planners’ OK

A proposed 508-acre waterfront development in South Hall near the Jackson County line got the Hall County Planning Commission's approval Monday night.

June 20, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Called meeting, Enota school action draw opposition

The Gainesville city school board was accused Monday night of "violating our charter," of displaying "contempt" toward the community and was asked to "get back ...

June 20, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall officials unveil 2017 budget proposal, which includes employee raises, no property tax increase

The public got its first look Monday at Hall County's proposed 2017 fiscal year budget, which includes no property tax increases and earmarks money ...

June 20, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Sammy Smith named to UGA Board of Visitors

Sammy Smith, member of the Gainesville City Schools Board of Education, has been named to the University of Georgia's Board of Visitors.

June 20, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


United Way collecting donations Tuesday for Day of Action

United Way of Hall County is seeking donations Tuesday as part of its Day of Action.

June 20, 2016 | | Local


One adult killed, one child seriously hurt in Friday rollover wreck in Braselton

A Jefferson woman died and a child suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle wreck Friday morning on Interstate 85 in Braselton.

June 20, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


No serious injuries reported in morning wrecks that backed up I-985

Both directions of Interstate 985 were plagued by three wrecks this morning, all attributed to drivers following too closely, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

June 20, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ministries seek to help homeless under bridge, resource list compiled

As spring gives way to summer, the homeless camp beneath the Queen City Bridge in Gainesville becomes more crowded, a desolate place to rest for ...

June 19, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


White County ends partnership with YMCA

The Georgia Mountains YMCA, headquartered in Gainesville, is losing its White County operations after the White County Commission voted 3-2 to take back its parks ...

June 19, 2016 | By Ron Bridgeman and J.K. Devine news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


508-acre waterfront development goes to Hall planning board

A proposed 508-acre waterfront development in South Hall near the Jackson County line has the blessing of Hall County planning officials as long as certain ...

June 19, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Expect delays this week on Spout Springs Road at Sterling on the Lake

Motorists can expect some delays this week on Spout Springs Road as road crews clear brush and vegetation in preparation for a traffic light at ...

June 19, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Firefighters battle fire in northwestern Hall County

Hall County Fire Services responded Sunday afternoon to a residential fire in the 7000 block of Spring Valley Drive off Barkers Bend in northwestern Hall ...

June 19, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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