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2 older adult communities seek approval this week

Two older adult communities proposed in Hall County are up for approval Tuesday as they go before government officials.

July 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Advocate: Homeless in Hall ‘are a part of us’

Hall County resident Carol Werner knows what it's like to lose everything.

July 03, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Company offers women self-defense tips, tools, peace of mind

Most women have been given some basic self-defense tips - hold your car key between your fingers when you walk to your car at night, for instance - but few women are properly equipped to defend themselves if attacked.

July 03, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Busy July Fourth holiday weekend puts focus on Lake Lanier safety

On a recent weekday morning, Department of Natural Resources Ranger First Class Barry Britt can barely see a boat on Lake Lanier for miles. Patrolling the waters, he checks for flotation devices on one man's fishing boat. Twenty minutes later, he's admonishing a couple on personal watercrafts about jumping a wake too close to a boat.

July 03, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Help is arriving soon to upgrade area’s roads, bridges

Replacing broken concrete slabs and cleaning roadside sound barriers may not sound glamorous but they're the kinds of projects that have been a key result of the Transportation Funding Act, which marked its first anniversary Friday.

July 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


High school students suit up as ‘cyber warriors’ at UNG

Bryson Payne quickly and easily rattled off phrases like tactical network penetration, black box testing and cyber first principles Thursday to a class of nearly 40 students. They paid close attention, some nodding at one of his comments.

July 03, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Gainesville city clerk Denise Jordan recognized as state’s best

A city clerk should be organized, open and detail-oriented. Gainesville's clerk Denise Jordan is all these things and more.

July 03, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


SLIDESHOW: Rockets' red glare lights up skies over Lake Lanier

Gainesville marked an early Fourth of July celebration on Saturday night with the annual fireworks show over Lake Lanier at Laurel Park.

July 02, 2016 | Erin Smith | Local


Sheriff’s Office nearing move-in date of Aug. 8 to new 'one-stop shop'

Construction at the new Hall County Sheriff's Office has just finishing strokes left to go before the official move-in date.

July 02, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


UNG, Georgia Tech students join forces to help kids with disabilities

Isaac Morgan lies in the middle of the therapy table, smiling and looking around him. His parents and students from the University of North Georgia and Georgia Tech talk around him.

July 02, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


SLIDESHOW: A balmy day for a beach bash in Gainesville

A few hundred residents attended the second annual Beach Bash in downtown Gainesville on Friday to enjoy fun in the sand and live music.

July 01, 2016 | Erin Smith | Local


Pinnacle to buy Independence bank of Georgia

Pinnacle Financial Corp., parent holding company of Pinnacle Bank, will buy Independence Bank of Georgia, which has offices in Gainesville and Braselton, for $32.8 million.

July 01, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville Police identify Wednesday drowning victim in Lake Lanier

Gainesville Police have identified the body recovered Wednesday morning from Lake Lanier.

July 01, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Carl Rogers resigns from state legislature

Rep. Carl Rogers has resigned from his position in the state legislature, according to a news release.

July 01, 2016 | | Local


Hall deputy delivers baby on side of Candler Road

A Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy responding to a naked pregnant woman walking down Ga. 60/Candler Road helped deliver her baby, according to authorities.

July 01, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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Ask the Times: Hall pharmacy is for county government employees only

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by ...

July 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall library system creates online community survey

The Hall County Library System is seeking community input into its practices.

July 22, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Longstreet’s new surgical device can ease chronic back pain

The technique for artificial disks in the back have been around "for a really long time," The Longstreet Clinic neurosurgeon Betsy Grunch explained, but a ...

July 22, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Abandoned houseboat removed from Lake Lanier

An abandoned houseboat on Lake Lanier got its much-needed attention Thursday when the sunken vessel found its new resting place in a Gainesville salvage yard.

July 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville war veteran gets 3 years in prison after guilty plea in 2015 state patrol shooting

A Gainesville military veteran pleaded guilty Thursday in Hall County Superior Court to charges related to firing a hunting rifle at Georgia State Patrol officers ...

July 21, 2016 | BY JOSHUA SILAVENT and JEFF GILL jsilavent@gainesvilletimes.com, jgill@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Drug agents arrest North Carolina man, seize $16K of meth

A Murphy, N.C., man was arrested Wednesday when White County Sheriff's Office deputies reportedly found $16,000 of drugs during a traffic stop ...

July 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Study shows medical marijuana lowers costs, painkiller use

Research has linked medical marijuana with a decrease in the abuse of painkillers, and now a University of Georgia study has spotlighted the potential cost ...

July 21, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


GO VIDEO: Get some ice cream

Savannah King takes you to four local favorites for ice cream.

July 21, 2016 | | Local


Gainesville’s Bell works to bring criminal justice reform to GOP convention

Gainesville attorney Ashley Bell is on a mission to make the Republican Party more responsive to issues of social justice and criminal justice reform, and ...

July 20, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


New, family-owned doughnut shop coming to Gainesville

The city of Gainesville is no stranger to doughnut shops, but Andy Nuon hopes to bring something new with his shop Danny's Donuts.

July 20, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Senior Life Center event caters to summer needs of seniors

The Gainesville-Hall County Senior Life Center buzzed with activity Wednesday morning, as area senior citizens gathered for a special event.

July 20, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Martin Road now part of countywide freight study in Hall

A study of traffic in the Martin Road area of South Hall - near where a much-opposed interchange is being built - will be folded into a ...

July 20, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


YMCA seeks variance for larger sign in search of 'better visibility'

The J.A. Walters Family YMCA is seeking a variance to allow a digital sign roughly twice the size allowed in the city of Gainesville ...

July 20, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


CASA leader Stephens honored for 27 years of advocacy

Stepping down from her executive director role, Connie Stephens said she was glad the reins have been passed to someone "just as passionate and committed."

July 20, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Trump is now official Republican nominee

With supporters and protesters squaring off in the streets, and despite flurries of dissent on the convention floor, Donald Trump formally secured the Republican nomination ...

July 20, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


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