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Authorities prepare for possible wintry precipitation in parts of North Georgia

Gainesville and Hall County public works crews spent Tuesday mobilizing for possible winter weather.

January 20, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Man stabbed Sunday remembered as happy, friendly

A former co-worker of a man stabbed Sunday night remembered him as a happy and friendly person.

January 19, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall planners give OK to South Hall wedding venue

Roger and Cathy Little got a little closer Tuesday night to realizing their plans to offer a rural, scenic patch of South Hall County land for weddings.

January 19, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Supreme Court sets up election-year clash on immigration

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to an election-year review of President Barack Obama's executive action to allow up to 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally to "come out of the shadows" and work legally in the United States.

January 19, 2016 | From wire and Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville acquiring kits to battle overdoses

The Gainesville Police Department is now taking an extra step to combat heroin and prescription drug overdoses by teaming with the Medical Association of Georgia Foundation to acquire 82 naloxone kits, which reverse the effects of opioid overdoses.

January 19, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


No injuries reported in South Hall fire

No injuries were reported after firefighters responded to a fire in the attic of a LJ Martin Drive home off Strickland Road in South Hall on Tuesday.

January 19, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Missing elderly man found safe after morning search

Gainesville Police said an 88-year-old man who went missing this morning has been found.

January 19, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Polar Bear Plunge rescheduled for Feb. 6

The 19th annual Polar Bear Plunge has been rescheduled for noon Feb. 6.

January 19, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Lanier Tech may break ground in May on new campus

Construction crews could break ground as early as May on the planned new location of Lanier Technical College - an estimated 320,000-square-foot, six-building campus - according to Ray Perren, president of Lanier Technical College.

January 19, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


King’s Hawaiian reaches settlement with Aldi over packaging issue

King's Hawaiian settled a lawsuit against grocery corporation Aldi earlier this month concerning "confusingly similar" packaging of its sweet rolls.

January 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


MLK celebrations in Gainesville push tradition forward

They came. They marched. They sang. They honored.

January 18, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Police: Man charged with forcing child to eat feces

Two Gainesville residents are charged with causing severe mental and physical pain to a child, including deprivation of food and biting the child's fingers.

January 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Brush fires spread down Martin Road in Flowery Branch

Firefighters responded to multiple brush fires on Martin Road Monday afternoon while winds blew heavily.

January 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Strangers bond over life-threatening incident along Buford Highway in Forsyth

January 18, 2016 | Times regional staff reports | Local


Hall taxpayers must file property returns by April 1

From now through April 1, Hall County property owners can file a taxpayer return of real estate or a personal property reporting form. During that time, they can also file a for homestead exemptions and conservation use with the county Tax Assessors Office.

January 18, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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Authorities: Man's arms broken with bat in armed robbery

A Gainesville man allegedly broke a former co-worker's arms with a baseball bat and took the victim's cellphone and wallet, according to authorities.

February 02, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville will help fund Tumbling Creek bridge

Gainesville City Council on Tuesday approved contributing $200,000 to build a bridge along Tumbling Creek Road that would span railroad tracks.

February 02, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Charges added in case involving teen shot in back

More teenagers were charged in an incident Saturday night involving a teenager shot in the back, according to authorities.

February 02, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Residents' feedback spurs sidewalk expansion in lower-income neighborhood

Parks, commercial development and safe streets have long been needs for Gainesville's poorest neighborhoods, where residents often feel underserved by government and community services.

February 02, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Authorities: Man stole more than $12,000 of property

A Buford man is charged with stealing more than $12,000 worth of property in incidents on Lakeshore Road.

February 02, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


N. Hall, S. Hall subdivision plans face opposition at planning board meeting

Two subdivision plans featuring more than 150 lots each ran into opposition from neighbors and questions from the Hall County Planning Commission on Monday night.

February 02, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Enota school plans depend on many uncertain factors

The move of Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy students during construction of a new school has a number of factors that remain uncertain. As a result ...

February 02, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Days could be numbered for historic Dahlonega building

Plans to demolish a historic building in downtown Dahlonega and build an upscale, boutique hotel in its place can now move forward after the City ...

February 02, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Organizations say blood donations dropped to nearly nonexistent this winter

Across Georgia, blood banks are in dire need of the blood donations that save lives on a daily basis. Due to the recent weather the ...

February 01, 2016 | By Alexander Popp apopp@gainesvilletimes.com | Local




Library system now offering passport service

The close location and helpful assistance made life easy for Lindsey White and her two children on Monday as they applied for passports ahead of ...

February 01, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Jo Dinnan recommended as Hall elementary education director

Jo Dinnan, principal at Wauka Mountain Multiple Intelligences Academy for 10 years, will be recommended to be the Hall County School District director of elementary ...

February 01, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Immigrant students can’t sue state agency over tuition

The state's highest court on Monday ruled against a group of students who were brought to the United States illegally as children and want ...

February 01, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Pedestrian hit crossing Ga. 400 in Dawson County early Monday morning dies

A pedestrian hit this morning as he attempted to cross Ga. 400 in Dawson County has died.

February 01, 2016 | Times regional staff reports | Local


3 injured in I-985 wreck

A pair of wrecks about a mile apart critically injured one and closed a portion of Interstate 985 South for a brief time Sunday afternoon.

February 01, 2016 | | Local


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