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More students seek GED to avoid cost hike

A delay in the expected cost increase for testing has led more students to seek their GED before year's end.

July 04, 2011 | BY JENNIFER SAMI Times regional staff | Local


Brenau hosts Patriotic Pops Concert

Independence Day celebrations got an early start Sunday evening with the Patriotic Pops Concert at Brenau University Amphitheater.

July 04, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Couple rebuilding after husband’s war wounds

Jill and Andrew "Sully" Sullens aren't just building a new home - they're building a new life after Andy's life-changing 2009 injuries while serving in Afghanistan.

July 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Columbus sets record as Ga. marks a hot June

ATHENS - Georgia's state climatologist's office says June was one of the hottest on record in various Georgia cities, and the warmest ever recorded in Columbus.

July 03, 2011 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Family recovers after house explosion

A South Hall family continues to recover in hospitals after their home exploded early Friday morning.

July 03, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


Tax bills coming this week

Gainesville property owners should be getting the first of their split bills in their mailboxes this week.

July 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Motorcyclist killed in Gainesville accident

A motorcyclist was killed Sunday afternoon in an accident on Oak Street in Gainesville, police said.

July 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Man with epilepsy drowns in Lake Lanier

The holiday weekend counted its first drowning at Lake Lanier Sunday after getting off to a slow start.

July 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Obtaining US citizenship brings hurdles

It takes a lot to be an American.

July 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Veterans carry scars from war, but they stand firm as patriots

Tommy Bowers of Gainesville walks with a slight limp and carries the scars of a war he fought long ago.

July 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Water bill round-up can help others

Gainesville Public Utilities customers will have the option to enroll in a program that will help their neighbors in need simply by paying their water bill.

July 02, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Your dream house awaits — for only $22 million

Priced at $22 million, the Tanners Mill Ranch is certainly not a home for your average buyer.

July 02, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


Burrell brings passion, integrity into role as hospital CEO

A cup of hot tea, a piece of cheese toast and Carol Burrell is out the door.

July 02, 2011 | Shannon Casas | Local


Plans for South Hall hospital move forward

As Carol Burrell takes the helm as CEO of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, moving forward on a 100-bed hospital in South Hall is near the top of her to-do list.

July 02, 2011 | Shannon Casas | Local


Law agencies focusing on safe holiday

The holiday weekend is a time to fire up the grill, put your feet up and relax - that is, unless you work for the Georgia State Patrol.

July 02, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | 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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