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Clermont Town Council appears set with 2 qualifying candidates

Clermont Town Council appears set to have two new members.

January 13, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Witnesses praise day care worker during child cruelty trial

Defense witnesses presented a different picture of Eddye Pittmon in a child cruelty case in Hall Superior Court Wednesday, portraying her as a skillful day care teacher.

January 13, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Deal gives lawmakers more time to review education overhaul

Gov. Nathan Deal urged state lawmakers to spend this year's legislative session studying sweeping changes to Georgia's public education system, temporarily backing away from contentious proposals to tie teacher pay to student performance and overhaul the state's method for funding schools.

January 13, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville attorney John Breakfield announces run for State Court bench

A Gainesville attorney announced Wednesday his intent to run for the Hall County State Court judgeship.

January 13, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


University of North Georgia president says school looking at Lanier Tech facilities

As the University of North Georgia experiences growth on all of its campuses, its administration is looking to expand to nearby facilities.

January 13, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Bought a Powerball ticket? Watch out for these scams

If you get a phone call, letter or email telling you that you've won some money from the big Powerball jackpot, don't get excited. It's a scam.

January 13, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


2 pistols recovered after arrests in Southern jewelry heists

ATLANTA - Two loaded, semi-automatic pistols were recovered by federal agents from a Georgia apartment following the arrests of two suspects in a spree of jewelry store robberies across the South, newly filed court records show.

January 12, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


Gainesville business provides employee with a wheelchair van for son

Roberto Morales called his supervisor Pete Myers 13 years ago to ask for the day off because his family had just been in a terrible wreck on the way to school.

January 12, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Clermont now has 2 Town Council candidates

Two people have now qualified to run for Clermont's two vacant Town Council seats.

January 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


More single-family homes could be on way at Mundy Mill mixed-use development

The prospect of constructing a new elementary school off Mundy Mill Road in Gainesville has shifted plans to build out a massive residential and commercial project in the area.

January 12, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Victim testifies in alleged kidnapping, sexual assault case

The victim of an alleged kidnapping, sexual assault and attempted rape testified in front of a jury Tuesday.

January 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Doctor describes toddler’s burn injuries in court case

A doctor who treated 16-month-old Damon Gaddis for burns in June 2014 testified in Hall County Superior Court on Tuesday that the child likely was scalded.

January 12, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Former principal Ben Fouts led with ‘calm, humble spirit’

Ben Fouts wasn't known for being a talker, but he made an impact that has his former co-workers and students in Hall County remembering him fondly this week.

January 12, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Authorities: Fire accidental, caused by electrical problem

The cause of a fire off Cleveland Highway early Monday has been determined to be an electrical problem, according to Hall County Fire Services.

January 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Georgia governor touts his 2015 measures on schools, roads

January 12, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


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Rooster’s Perch to expand job training for disabled

Inside the Rooster's Perch, there's a framed Bible verse on the kitchen counter. It's in a small frame and it's easy ...

January 31, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


‘Miracle’ child Ayden Hopper turns 4, now cancer-free

Ayden Hopper is a miracle.

January 31, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Girls learn about the messages they send at WomenSource workshop

A group of over 300 people, mostly made up of young girls in middle and high school, used their Saturday for educating themselves.

January 31, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Wheelchair sport advocate Jerry Frick remembered as ‘larger than life’

Gerry Brown started the new millennium married to Jerry Frick, a man she described with an infectious laugh and helped launch the sport of power ...

January 31, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Georgia Milestones tests now carry higher stakes

High school students in Gainesville and Hall County are used to high-stakes final exams. They're used to spending hours studying their notes, taking practice ...

January 31, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Solutions to affordable housing shortage come from variety of sources

A lack of affordable, quality housing in Gainesville and Hall County and its effects on the area economy and residents' quality of life are issues ...

January 31, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


2 men arrested on drug charges; one resists, fights back, officials say

Two men face drug charges after an arrest Friday, during which one resisted arrest and fought with the officers, officials say.

January 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


SLIDESHOW: A fashionable Fasching festival in Helen

Partygoers got their annual midwinter head start on Mardis Gras on Saturday by dressing up in their finest festival attire for the annual Fasching event ...

January 30, 2016 | | Local


Humane Society pets lend their paws for the cause

Anyone who has owned a dog or cat can attest to the difficulty of getting a confused animal to follow directions. But for local artist ...

January 30, 2016 | Alex Popp | Local


Teen injured, another arrested after shooting incident in vehicle

One teenager was wounded and another arrested after a shooting incident Friday night in southern Hall County, the sheriff's office reported this morning.

January 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


You Heard It Here: No, Shaq did not come to Gainesville

The classic Georgia-Florida mixup for residents of Gainesville came again with the viral video of Shaquille O'Neal playing basketball with children.

January 30, 2016 | | Local


Students get 'psyched out' at Brenau event

Victoria Martin, a junior at Chestatee High School, squealed and jumped when the "control" in the experiment flexed her wrist and Victoria felt the electric ...

January 30, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Georgia’s middle class is shrinking, Pew report shows

Job losses, wage cuts and underemployment during the recession have taken a very specific toll on the nation's middle class.

January 30, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Crunched for space: Carter family wants affordable place with breathing room

In the claustrophobic confines of Brenda and Darrell Carter's Gainesville apartment, 26-year-old Cortney Jackson sits on a sofa surrounded by medical equipment, framed photos ...

January 30, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Principals, state labor chief focus on workplace habits at panel discussion

An employee at Kubota Manufacturing who is late, leaves early or is absent without scheduling time off six times in a year no longer has ...

January 29, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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