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Clermont withdraws appeal of library ruling

The town of Clermont has decided to withdraw its appeal of the ruling in the North Hall library lawsuit.

December 02, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Utility employees may get additional sewer, water duties

Gainesville's public utilities staff could take on new responsibilities in January when it comes to adding sewer and water extensions to the city's system.

December 02, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Area tourism sites get $18K in state grants

Two North Georgia tourism sites will add new employees and complete much-awaited projects thanks to nearly $18,000 in state grant money they were awarded in November.

December 02, 2010 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Schofield to head transition team

As John Barge, state school superintendent-elect, transitions to office this January, he'll have some help from Hall County.

December 02, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Festival of Trees to benefit school for disabled

If you haven't started your holiday decorating, you may want to make plans to attend the annual Festival of Trees on Saturday.

December 02, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Grant money helps Gainesville police buy bulletproof vests

Thanks to some federal dollars, Gainesville's police officers will stay safe while on duty for several years to come.

December 02, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Hall sheriff's office still waiting to speak to shooting victim

The Hall County Sheriff's Office hasn't been able to speak yet to the 19-year-old victim of a shooting at his South Hall home.

December 02, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Hall to submit grievances on unnecessary laws in state

With a new legislative session on the horizon, county governments are preparing their wish lists.

December 02, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Recent rain raises Lake Lanier by nearly 9 inches

Lake Lanier is up nearly 9 inches since Monday, thanks to steady and occasional hard rain this week.

December 02, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Deal to discuss key issues with Obama

Gov.-elect Nathan Deal is traveling to Washington, D.C., today to meet with President Barack Obama and other incoming governors at the White House.

December 01, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Gainesville police honored for Hispanic community work

Gainesville police officers were recently recognized for reaching out across the community, especially to Hispanic residents.

November 30, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Officials dedicate Gainesville public safety complex

It seemed like every Gainesville official was at the public safety complex dedication on Tuesday afternoon.

November 30, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Oakwood tax bills going out today

Oakwood residents should begin to see property tax bills in the mail.

November 30, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Weekend fundraisers to benefit cancer victims

Two women battling cancer stand to benefit from fundraisers this weekend.

November 30, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


NGCSU center director named to national committee

For years, Dylnn Armstrong-Williams has helped expose young people to diverse cultures and languages.

November 30, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


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Local law enforcement taking more precautions with drug evidence

In the wake of new opioid overdoses, local law enforcement agencies are changing some protocols in how they interact with evidence.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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