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Florida appeals ruling in tri-state water war

ATLANTA - Florida is appealing a judge's decision that protects Georgia from demands that it release more water from a series of dams to protected threatened or endangered species downstream.

September 21, 2010 | | Local


Proposal changes wrecker rotation

A large number of Gainesville residents showed up to Tuesday's City Council meeting, including several people frustrated about proposed changes to the city's wrecker services.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Resurfacing will close lane of U.S. 129

The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning resurfacing work on U.S. 129 in Cleveland.

September 21, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Company withdraws application to expand quarry

At Monday morning's work session, the Hall County Board of Commissioners agreed to allow Hanson Aggregates Southeast LLC to withdraw its application to expand a rock quarry near the Jackson County line.

September 21, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Plane that landed on I-85 housed in Lawrenceville

A small plane registered to a Lawrenceville-based business and co-owned by a Flowery Branch man made an emergency landing on Interstate 85 in northeast Atlanta around 5 p.m. Monday.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


ReadyFest helps teach emergency planning

During a disaster, it's up to Hall County residents to be their own first responders.

September 21, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Ten Commandments featured on Oakwood's war memorial

Oakwood has created a downtown war veterans memorial that features a Ten Commandments monument donated by a local resident.

September 21, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall's closed meeting vote may be illegal

The Hall County Board of Commissioners may have broken Georgia's open meeting laws by voting behind closed doors on payments to the Glades Reservoir property owners, minutes from the closed session show.

September 21, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Gainesville High competes in blood donation competition

Medical beds were arranged inside buses outside of Gainesville High School on Monday, each bed occupied by a person with blood flowing from their arm to a blood bag below.

September 20, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Race Street closed this week

Race Street will be closed today through Friday from just past the Wachovia Bank drive-through entrance to College Avenue.

September 20, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville to hire 5 more teachers

Students have already settled into their classrooms, but Gainesville City Schools will see a slight adjustment as it hires five new teachers this school year.

September 20, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Gainesville City Council could close 2 downtown alleys for parking

Two alleys in downtown Gainesville could soon be closed to the public.

September 20, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Local firm buys Regions building

Green Street LLC has purchased a Regions Bank building in Gainesville.

September 20, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


2 face charges of laundering drug money

The owner of Community Auto Center on Atlanta Highway in Gainesville and one of his employees have been charged with laundering drug money.

September 20, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hall County native serving in Pakistani relief effort

A Hall County native and North Hall High School graduate is taking part in the U.S. Marines Corps' flood relief efforts in Pakistan.

September 20, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Hall lawsuit plaintiff says pension gap is delaying retirements from force

About 10 months ago, Hall County Sheriff's Office Capt. Brad Rounds said he reflected on the state of his fellow first responders seeking to ...

January 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Poverty efforts are at focus of local King Day celebration

When you're growing up, there's a natural assumption everyone else in the world lives the same as you do.

January 15, 2017 | | Local


Hall growth still on the move, leaders say

It was a good year - that was the message at the Hall County Republican Party's State of the County forum at the GOP's ...

January 14, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Weather goes from ice to nice in just a week

A week after snow, ice and sleet fell over North Georgia, parks around Gainesville were filled with people of all ages Saturday, running, relaxing and ...

January 14, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Black business brunch highlights minority entrepreneurs

From the Newtown neighborhood to Morningside Heights, black-owned businesses have a long, proud history in Gainesville.

January 14, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


No one hurt in overnight mobile home fire

No one was hurt in an overnight mobile home fire south of Gainesville.

January 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


State leaders trying to stem tide of unhappy teachers leaving profession

In the fall of 2015, Georgia school officials became aware of an alarming trend - 44 percent of the state's public school teachers were leaving ...

January 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Man in shooting case to pay $15,000 in restitution

A Buford man is ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution to a man previously accused of stalking his wife.

January 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville pedestrian killed in Gwinnett

A Gainesville man walking Tuesday in Gwinnett County was struck by a car and killed, according to police.

January 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


MLK event chronicles infamous migrant program

Jose Cruz, a local mechanic, attended a special program Friday at the Newtown Florist Club that chronicled an infamous migrant guest worker program called Bracero.

January 13, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Local girl invited to Library of Congress after reading 1,000 books

Before she reached kindergarten, Daliyah Marie Arana read 1,000 books.

January 13, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


$75M class-action lawsuit against Hall claims employees were denied pension funds

Five current and former Hall County employees filed an estimated $75 million class-action lawsuit Monday against the county regarding frozen pension benefits.

January 12, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Police investigating purse-snatching incident in Gainesville

A woman walking Wednesday night down Myrtle Street in Gainesville was robbed of her purse, police said.

January 12, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


New church building OK’d in southeast Hall County

The Hall County Board of Commissioners approved a rezoning Thursday for a historic southeast Hall County church to construct a new building and sanctuary.

January 12, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


East Hall bridge replacement approved

The Hall County Board of Commissioners signed off Thursday on plans to replace a deteriorating East Hall bridge along a key traffic artery sometime this ...

January 12, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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