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Guardsman visits students who sent care packages

It's not often that kids get to meet real-life superheroes, but that's what happened Friday at Lula Elementary School.

May 01, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Braselton trail reopens

BRASELTON - Phase I of Mulberry RiverWalk, a more than two-mile trail in Braselton, recently reopened following flood damage in October that closed it for more than six months.

April 30, 2010 | Katie Dunn Times regional staff | Local


Local schools race solar-powered model cars

BRASELTON - Lanier National Speedway normally packs its race calendar with high-octane events, but on Friday, the track welcomed a new style of racing.

April 30, 2010 | Katie Dunn Times regional staff | Local


Falcons associates pitch in at local nonprofit groups

Instead of stopping at the Atlanta Falcons training facility in Flowery Branch, team executives on Friday traveled farther up Interstate 985 to lend a helping hand in Gainesville.

April 30, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Burn ban aims to reduce pollution

People welcome warm weather in many ways.

April 30, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Mount Airy man pleads guilty in child molestation case

A Mount Airy man pleaded guilty Friday to coercing a child to engage in sexually explicit conduct captured by a webcam.

April 30, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Census return rates up for most of Northeast Georgia

More Hall County and Northeast Georgia residents participated in the census this year than in 2000, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The mail participation rate for Hall County went up three percentage points to 75 percent.

April 30, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Boys & Girls Clubs program introduces kids to digital arts

Instead of disrupting class, A.J. Espino now has a constructive channel for his musical interests.

April 30, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Marine, minister remember end of Vietnam era

Stationed just outside Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, Rudy Guerrero and his fellow Marines got the call to go to the U.S. embassy.

April 30, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville trash service may soon cost more

Keeping Gainesville residents' trash service as it is will most likely mean higher costs in the coming year.

April 30, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Deadline coming up for tax exemption

Want to do away with two-thirds of your tax bill? Those 70 or older this year can.

April 30, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Gainesville makes plans for Cedar Creek Reservoir

Gainesville officials say they are going to move forward on the design of a water treatment plant at the Cedar Creek Reservoir - with or without the county's blessing.

April 30, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Pickup drivers must buckle up

Sgt. Chris Shelton sees it too much, and he saw it again Wednesday - pickup truck drivers seriously injured because they aren't wearing their seat belts.

April 30, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Fundraiser helps woman battling cancer

A grocery store in Flowery Branch will offer the cheapest lunch deal in town on Saturday to support one of its own who is battling breast cancer.

April 30, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Suspected gang members arrested for burglary

On Wednesday, four suspected gang members were arrested after deputies responded to a burglary in South Hall.

April 29, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


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Olympics remain a lasting legacy at Lake Lanier venue

Twenty years ago the Olympic Games came to Atlanta, with rowing and paddling events held in Gainesville on Lake Lanier. While the Olympic flame has ...

July 18, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Local


Carjacking case goes forward with kidnapping charge included

A Gainesville man accused of an attempted carjacking told police he thought the victim had been following him for days, according to testimony Monday.

July 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Motion to table Enota school project fails, another meeting coming on issue

The Gainesville school board agreed to hold a meeting discussing the building of a new Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy after a motion to "table the ...

July 18, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Olympic Memories: Q&A with Mary Hart Wilheit

Mary Hart Wilheit served as executive director of Gainesville/Hall '96 and its efforts to bring the Olympics to Gainesville. She shares her memories of ...

July 18, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Two people, dog killed by fire Monday morning in Clarkesville

Two people and a pet died Monday morning after a mobile home caught fire in Clarkesville, according to authorities.

July 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Northeast Georgia Medical Center eases parking pain by adding spaces at Gainesville campus

Finding a parking space at Northeast Georgia Medical Center's Gainesville campus should get a little easier.

July 18, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Former Marine kills 3 Baton Rouge officers, wounds 3 others

BATON ROUGE, La. - A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition shot and killed three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers Sunday, less than ...

July 17, 2016 | By Mike Kunzelman Associated Press | Local


Olympic Memories: Q&A with Steve Gilliam

Gilliam, a Gainesville attorney, served as vice chairman of Gainesville Hall '96 and helped oversee the preparations of the venue at Clarks Bridge Park. He ...

July 17, 2016 | | Local


Lanier Tech to tweet for grant money in contest

Lanier Technical College is looking for some help so it can provide more help to its students.

July 17, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Lake Lanier Olympic Park continues to improve after 20 years

Twenty years ago, more than 10,000 of the world's greatest athletes convened upon Georgia's highest-quality sports venues, one of which was right ...

July 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


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


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