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Five years later, Katrina refugees call Georgia home

Takisha Angeletti knows New Orleans is her hometown, but now, Gainesville is home.

August 29, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Living in the right of way

Three years have passed since the North Hall couple's property was put in the crosshairs in a major road widening project.

August 28, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


SPLOST funds projects in tough times

In the midst of a recession, Hall County has purchased a new building, broken ground on a new park, and has plans for a new library, among other projects.

August 28, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


‘Garlic freaks’ gather to sample their favorite bulb

CLEVELAND - It can be hot. It can be sweet. It can even be a little buttery.

August 28, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Area gun stores say thefts low despite trend

Thefts from gun stores are high in Georgia. The state has ranked among the top three states for thefts involving licensed firearms dealers between 2005 and 2009.

August 27, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Gainesville Middle makes AYP after all

Gainesville Middle School has made Adequate Yearly Progress in the final determination report for 2009-2010.

August 27, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Housing, job market fates tied

If the housing market and the job market are any indication, economic recovery is a slow journey.

August 27, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Water service interruption planned for Monday night

Water service will be interrupted between 11 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. Tuesday along Oakwood Road from Allen Street to Mundy Mill Road, including all side streets, and on the eastbound side of Mundy Mill Road between Oakwood Road and Thurmon Tanner Parkway.

August 27, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Workshop teaches how to prevent abuse

According to Steve Collins, there's a sad truth some people may not be aware of - sexual abuse of children is more prevalent than you may think.

August 27, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Legacy Link awards those who help older workers

Legacy Link honored its 2010 older worker of the year and employer of the year Friday morning with a breakfast ceremony at the Beulah Rucker Museum.

August 27, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Road work to close Buford Dam Road this fall

CUMMING - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to close the scenic, winding section of Buford Dam Road that straddles Lake Lanier for about a month this fall.

August 27, 2010 | By Alyssa Larenzie Times regional staff | Local


Rabid domestic cat serves as reminder

Local animal control officials are still investigating a case of rabies discovered in Oakwood this week, and residents are checking whether their own pets are vaccinated.

August 27, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Flowery Branch council delays vote on utility rates

A proposed new set of utility rates - one that includes a nearly 30 percent hike for longtime Flowery Branch residents - is set for a vote on Sept. 23.

August 26, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Mascot matchup: Wolves, Red Elephants unlikely foes in nature

Leading up to this evening's football game, there will be a lot of speculation on who will win: the Gainesville High School Red Elephants or Buford High School Wolves?

August 26, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Football fans may hit traffic troubles

High School football is back.

August 26, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


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Former state Rep. Carl Rogers joins Lanier Tech

Former state Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville, is now the vice president of economic development at Lanier Technical College.

August 23, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Black bear spotted in east Forsyth County

August 23, 2016 | By Kelly Whitmire kwhitmire@forsythnews.com | Local


Mincey Marble seeking to delay Hall commission vote on new plant

Mincey Marble has asked the Hall County Board of Commissioners to delay its rezoning request until its Oct. 13 meeting - a move that has angered ...

August 23, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Connecting parents, schools focus of Gainesville superintendent's community chat

Bridging the gap in "getting from the hands of the child into the hands of the parents" with school information was the focus of the ...

August 23, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


3 people charged after fake money used to buy lawn equipment, cashier turns self in

Authorities have named three suspects in an incident where fake movie money was used at a Buford Wal-Mart to buy lawn equipment, which was then ...

August 23, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Financial analyst doesn’t expect much health care change under new president

Regardless of who's elected president, Americans might not see much change in health care reform with neither political party having control of both Congress ...

August 23, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


North Hall fire hydrants out of service since January; Gainesville officials working on solutions

A fire that destroyed a home in North Hall last week has left local government officials looking to calm fears about the risk to other ...

August 22, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Five veterans honored, get high school diplomas

Five men, including three Hall County brothers, who served in World War II and Vietnam, were awarded their high school diplomas Monday in a special ...

August 22, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall pre-K program will require local money for first time

Hall County's pre-K program will cost $45,000 to $60,000 in local money for the fiscal year 2017, the school board was told ...

August 22, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Man killed, 2 other people injured in morning I-85 wreck

One person was killed and two others transported to hospitals after a wreck involving a tractor-trailer and a van early Monday morning on Interstate 85 ...

August 22, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Authorities: Gainesville man drove car into person holding baby, fired gun into crowd

A Gainesville man is accused of driving a car into someone holding a 1-year-old. Authorities said he also fired a gun at another person.

August 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Huge development, new marble plant on tap for Thursday meeting

A whale of a meeting could be in store Thursday before the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

August 22, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Raccoon in South Hall is 9th rabies case of year

A raccoon was found to be rabid after contact with a dog recently in the 4000 block of Poplar Springs Road in South Hall. It ...

August 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


34 guns stolen in Buford store burglary

A Buford gun range and store suffered thousands of dollars in stolen inventory and property damage after a Sunday morning burglary, police said.

August 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Sen. David Perdue: Economy will boom or face risk

The United States can have a similar economic boom as was seen in the last half of the 20th century, but it also faces a ...

August 22, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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