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Special Olympics all about the fun for athletes

Schools from 13 counties traveled Friday to East Hall Community Center to participate in the Special Olympics.

May 07, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Former GHS theater star honored with one

Camille Massey was honored Friday with a star at Gainesville High School.

May 07, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Ex-con sought in shooting, robbery

Authorities say a Gainesville man who served 10 years in prison for robbing and beating a cab driver was free for less than three months before shooting another man in a robbery.

May 07, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Law Day event spotlights DNA project, honors 2 standouts

More than 4,000 people have asked a small Atlanta-based legal advocacy group to take a look at their criminal convictions with hopes of proving their innocence through DNA evidence.

May 07, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Sheriff’s office issues warrant in robbery, shooting

Hall County Sheriff's officials have issued an arrest warrant for Latwan T. Weathington, 30, of Gainesville in connection with a shooting and armed robbery on Tuesday off Browns Bridge Road.

May 07, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Officers travel to honor brothers in badges

Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Gaddis and Officer Griggs Wall are riding to Washington to honor two fallen officers they never met.

May 06, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


No dock for many Lanier residents

Six months after restarting a process to issue the last batch of dock permits on Lake Lanier, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has found it is denying about two-thirds of the requests.

May 06, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flowery Branch OKs to move forward on Jones Road project

After more than a year of study and discussion, the Flowery Branch City Council voted Thursday night to move forward on minor improvements to the narrow but heavily used Jones Road.

May 06, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Program links art to reading, offers ‘a memory maker’

An art class at McEver Elementary school pushed a group of kindergarten students Thursday to the far reaches of their imaginations.

May 06, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Gainesville pauses to pray

If it was unconstitutional, nobody on Gainesville's downtown square Thursday cared.

May 06, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Cox urges businesswomen to make giving a priority

Young Harris College President Cathy Cox spoke Thursday at the WomenSource Brown Bag Luncheon about the importance of giving back.

May 06, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Divers end search efforts for drowning victim

The body of Rohan Mathew may be lost to the waters of Lake Sidney Lanier.

May 06, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


City school system meets to discuss calendar, budget cuts

Gainesville City Schools has called a meeting Wednesday to discuss the system's calendar for next school year.

May 06, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Alcohol sales prove lucrative revenue source

White County has found a recession-proof source of revenue - beer and wine.

May 06, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Service center hurting with loss of funds

If they haven't already, local residents may start feeling the effects of the government budget crunch.

May 06, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


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Drought is fully upon us, with no real rain in sight

It doesn't seem so long ago when rain couldn't stop falling. Now, we could go days between raindrops.

June 21, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County Health Department recognized for efforts to prevent child sexual abuse

The Hall County Health Department has achieved "Partner in Prevention," a nationally-recognized public standard to end child sexual abuse.

June 21, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Charges increase for woman accused in armed robbery

A Gainesville woman accused of being part of an armed robbery duo has new charges following an indictment last week, according to authorities.

June 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


DOT agrees with Lula that Cobb Street bridge should be repaired

The historic Cobb Street bridge in Lula must be repaired by July 8 or Norfolk Southern Railroad will face a fine of up to $500 ...

June 21, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Georgia Chamber of Commerce maps out action plan through 2030

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce is mapping a plan of action for the next 14 years, and it came to Gainesville on Tuesday to solicit ...

June 21, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Oct. 31 trial date set in Georgia-Florida water wars case

A trial is set to begin Oct. 31 over allegations that Georgia residents are drinking up too much water before the resource reaches Florida.

June 21, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Glass recycling not profitable; Red Oak stops, county continues

One private hauler of recycled materials will quit accepting glass July 1 for economic reasons, but the Hall County Recycling Center continues to process glass.

June 20, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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


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