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August 02, 2016 | | Local


1996 Olympic volunteers attending Rio-flavored event can take part in parade

Volunteers of the 1996 Olympics attending a celebration Friday at Lake Lanier Olympic Park in Gainesville are invited to take part in a procession at the event.

August 02, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


McKibbon hosts final BLT Luncheon, car show

Homegrown tomatoes, crispy bacon, crunchy lettuce and a smear of Duke's mayonnaise on white bread have brought together hundreds of Gainesville business leaders for 20 years.

August 02, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Employers help Chestatee teachers learn how to prepare students for workplace

Chestatee High School teachers heard a panel of people talk about "the 'blank" that follows "what's next?'" Monday as pre-planning days for the 2016-17 school year started.

August 02, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Postal service offers global business seminar Aug. 9

The United States Postal Service will host a meeting about the Made In Rural America Export and Investment Initiative on Aug. 9 at Brenau University, 340 Green St.

August 02, 2016 | | Local


Clermont special election qualifying ends Wednesday

Clermont residents have one more day to qualify for a vacant seat on the Clermont Town Council.

August 02, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Three Gainesville teens charged in armed robbery

Three Gainesville teens were charged in an alleged armed robbery Monday near West Academy, police said.

August 02, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities: Former Hall commission candidate Troy Phillips shot, killed wife, himself

Authorities said Tuesday they believe former Hall County commission candidate Troy Phillips, 45, fatally shot his wife, Heather Phillips, 42, last week before killing himself.

August 02, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


‘Water wars’ trial moved to Maine from Washington, D.C.

Instead of having to take a plane, Ralph Lancaster now can just walk the half-mile from his office to the courthouse.

August 02, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Authorities: Missing girl ‘at risk’ with father, his girlfriend

Authorities believe a missing 12-year-old from Hall County is with her biological father and his girlfriend and that she is "at risk."

August 02, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall County to test severe weather warning system Wednesday

At approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday, Hall County Central Communications/E911 will conduct an audible test of the severe weather warning system. This will only be a test. The sirens will sound for approximately three minutes.

August 01, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Barrow County News sold to Mainstreet Newspapers

The Barrow County News, the oldest continually operating business in Barrow County, has been acquired by Mainstreet Newspapers Inc. of Jefferson and will be merged with the Barrow Journal to become a single newspaper and website serving the people of Barrow County.

August 01, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Road to Rio: Jenny Arthur's family members have eyes on their Olympian

Growing up in a house of 10, "there was never a dull moment," or at least that's how Jenny Arthur remembers it.

August 01, 2016 | Zack Myers | Local


Local Latinos embrace technology to track police roadblocks

Latino immigrants have embraced new Spanish-language mobile technologies that track police roadblocks in an effort to limit interaction with law enforcement.

August 01, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall school’s tech ‘architect’ learns as he grows with system

Jay Smith, the "innovation architect" for Hall County schools' technology department, said "it's all been self-taught."

August 01, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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Officers offer active shooter response techniques

Starting as an officer at 21, Cpl. Drew Reed said he thought everybody loved police.

August 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville looks to acquire insurance office for future downtown parking deck

Gainesville officials are looking to spend about $1.52 million to acquire a property along a central downtown corridor, with a parking lot in mind ...

August 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Family of slain Flowery Branch man offers $5,000 reward for information

The family of a Flowery Branch man killed at the front door of his home is offering a $5,000 reward for information on who ...

August 17, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Baby’s broken bones lead to charges for Gillsville woman

A Gillsville woman was arrested Wednesday in connection with a 5-month-old girl who, in the course of a month, fractured three leg bones and an ...

August 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Suspect in White County fatal shooting arrested overnight in Athens

A man wanted on a murder warrant out of White County was captured by a SWAT team Wednesday morning.

August 17, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Religious education, counseling center seeks to raise $1.1 million for new South Hall facility

A nearly 50-year-old organization providing education, counseling and services to young people in Hall County is finally beginning a much-needed expansion.

August 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


University of North Georgia expects enrollment of more than 18,000 this fall

The University of North Georgia expects more than 18,000 students at its five campuses next week, and the increase will bring 70 new faculty ...

August 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Changes continue at Gainesville airport with new public, private investment

Big changes continue at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville thanks to public and private investments in a hoped-for future that lures bigger and more ...

August 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Pizza, beer businesses planned where historic home stood in Flowery Branch

Pizza and beer businesses will take the place of a historic home torn down recently in downtown Flowery Branch.

August 16, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Study: Hope Scholarship funding could be in jeopardy

A new study of the Hope Scholarships program, which is funded by the Georgia lottery, contends the program could run out of money for the ...

August 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


IRS office in Gainesville plans to implement appointments after complaints

Complaints about long lines and poor customer service at the local Internal Revenue Service office prompted U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, to recently visit ...

August 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


School chats planned with Gainesville superintendent

Wanda Creel, superintendent for Gainesville schools, will host chats with parents and community members Thursday and Tuesday at the Panera Bread located at 625 Dawsonville ...

August 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Schofield rated highly by county school board

Hall County Board of Education members rate their superintendent between good and excellent, according to the most recent evaluation of Will Schofield.

August 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall Sheriff’s Office to step up patrols on Ga. 347

The Hall County Sheriff's Office will be stepping up patrols on the Friendship Road and Lanier Islands Parkway portions of Ga. 347 at various ...

August 16, 2016 | | Local


Three indicted on murder charges in Orchard Brook Apartments shooting

Three men have been charged with felony murder in an indictment in alleged connection to a fatal April shooting.

August 15, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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