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Soldier came back from Afghanistan to home destroyed by fire

It wasn't the kind of homecoming Army Spc. Michael Walker envisioned.

April 03, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


County moves forward on North Hall park and library

Hall County Public Works is getting down to business on the North Hall park and library.

April 03, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


DA refers Hall County investigation to outside agency

Hall County District Attorney Lee Darragh will step aside for an investigation of the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

April 03, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Dogs rescued from overcrowded shelter now available for adoption

Thirteen dogs taken from a Mississippi shelter earlier this year will be available for adoption beginning today at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia.

April 02, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Computer ‘genius’ dies at 68

Dr. Henry Edward Roberts, an early personal computer developer who helped inspire Bill Gates to start Microsoft, died Thursday. He was 68.

April 02, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


With spring comes blooming flowers and the start of allergy season

Spring is in the air, and that includes pollen.

April 02, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Gainesville couple honored for water vigilance

For most of their married lives, Chris and Jim Nearing have lived on the water.

April 02, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Three men face federal weapons charges

Three Greenville, S.C., men appeared Friday in U.S. District Court in Gainesville on charges that they illegally transported guns across state lines to sell them.

April 02, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Motorcyclist injured in wreck on U.S. 129

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a head-on collision with an SUV on U.S. 129 North that temporarily detoured traffic.

April 02, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Maintenance planned for gainesvilletimes.com

Because of technical upgrades, access to gainesvilletimes.com may be interrupted late afternoon and early evening Friday.

April 02, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Habersham fire kills two

A Clarkesville couple died in a house fire early Friday morning, authorities said.

April 02, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Once billed as ‘world’s largest,’ Garrison egg hunt is no more

Mack Garrison Jr. had hoped somebody or some group would pick up his family's 50-year tradition of putting on a community Easter egg hunt in Homer, once billed as the "world's largest."

April 01, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville scraps garbage plan for now

Gainesville City Council has trashed - at least for now - a plan to move to curbside pickup.

April 01, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville may raise fines for some parking violations

Illegally parked residents may be paying much stiffer fines for their transgressions if the City Council approves an ordinance proposed Thursday.

April 01, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Georgia will appeal Magnuson's water ruling

Georgia has asked a federal appeals panel to overturn the landmark ruling that threatens to restrict water supply to metro Atlanta - a move that was not a surprise to local officials.

April 01, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


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Students RISE to shine, avoid ‘summer slump’

Nearly 125 elementary school students "graduated" from the fifth annual RISE - Real Interactive Summer-learning Experience) - program Friday morning.

July 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Georgia Mountain Food Bank plans strategy with agency partners

A large, airy storage area at the Georgia Mountain Food Bank is usually stocked full with canned and boxed foods and goods. But Friday afternoon ...

July 16, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Charges added in brass knuckle assault case

A Hall County woman formerly charged with hindering the apprehension of a fugitive has received new charges, according to authorities.

July 15, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


4 people still missing after boat overturns in Lake Lanier; search efforts curtailed

Four people remained missing Friday night after a boat overturned on Lake Lanier earlier in the afternoon near Cocktail Cove.

July 15, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Davis Middle to be part of ‘Georgia grown’ program

Davis Middle School is one of five schools selected to participate in the Georgia Grown Test Kitchen program for the upcoming year.

July 15, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Buford bank robber still at large

A man Friday demanded access to the vault of a Buford bank and left with a sum of money, according to authorities.

July 15, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Unity meeting brings law enforcement, civic leaders together to learn

Gainesville and Hall County officials met with civic and religious leaders Thursday night at the city's public safety complex for a roundtable discussion aiming ...

July 15, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall commission delays votes on proposed marble plant, Atlanta River Walk

A vote on two proposed Hall County large developments has been put off until Aug. 25.

July 14, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Legion commander explains etiquette used in lowering American flag to half-staff

In the wake of mass shootings and other tragedies across the nation, it's not uncommon to see the American flag flying at half-staff.

July 14, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Green Street study reveals difficulty of widening, redesigning road

More than 33,000 automobiles travel up and down historic Green Street in Gainesville each day, and heavy trucks account for 16 percent of all ...

July 14, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Roads reopen after gas leak shut down roads near Hog Mountain-Blackjack intersection in South Hall

All roads have been reopened after closures near the intersection of Hog Mountain and Blackjack roads in South Hall because of a large gas leak ...

July 14, 2016 | | Local


‘Pokemon Go’ gets its fans moving, smartphones in hand

"Pokemon Go" has caught on fast, and players in Hall County are singing its praises for making its users more active.

July 13, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Unity meeting set Thursday with Gainesville police, city officials

Communities across the nation are still reeling from the events last week that left two black men dead at the hands of white police officers ...

July 13, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local




Mental health program for families adopts Spanish-language model

It is said that the mentally ill often suffer in silence.

July 13, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


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