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Gainesville sees increase in English, math scores on Milestones

Gainesville City Schools officials said they were pleased that results from the Georgia Milestones testing showed increases in both English/Language Arts and mathematics, while Hall County officials said their numbers are similar to results in recent years.

July 21, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


State: Hall County, cities ineligible for funding

Hall County and its cities will be ineligible for all state funding and permitting until its Service Delivery Strategy agreement is approved by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

July 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Ask The Times: Old house at Queen City and Jesse Jewell to be torn down

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 a reader and answered through the efforts of our news staff.

July 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Plans change: Sardis-Ledan intersection to stay open other than some nights during roundabout work

A day after announcing the intersection of Ledan and Sardis roads would close July 31 for construction of roundabout, Hall County changed course and said the intersection will stay open during roundabout construction aside from potential night work.

July 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Dahlonega 7-year-old Opal Littleton in Netflix series ‘Ozark’ with Jason Bateman

Opal Littleton is making a name for herself in the film world.

July 20, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Local


Alleged driver in April armed robbery arrested

The alleged driver in an armed robbery at a Gainesville gas station in April was arrested this week.

July 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Flooring company with Gainesville plant files for bankruptcy

A Dalton-based, family-owned flooring company with a plant in Gainesville has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in federal court in Rome.

July 20, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


FLW Tour professional fishing tournament coming to Lake Lanier

Lake Lanier is welcoming back one of the more well-known professional fishing circuits in 2018. The lake will play host to a Fishing League Worldwide event in March.

July 20, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Boling Bridge to have single lane closure Thursday night

Boling Bridge on Ga. 53 at the Forsyth County line will close to a single lane of traffic at 7 p.m. Thursday as construction crews pour more concrete for the new bridge.

July 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


UNG students painting murals on dreary public housing project walls

Motorists and passersby at Pearl Nix and Queen City Parkway can't help but see two University of North Georgia art students busy making the bland look beautiful.

July 20, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


North Georgia Community Foundation accepting nominees for philanthropy awards

The North Georgia Community Foundation is accepting nominations for its 2017 Philanthropy Awards, which include the Woodrow Stewart Leadership in Philanthropy Award and the Gus Whalen Young Philanthropist Award.

July 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Chick-fil-A in New Holland to open next week

Bobby Shoemaker saw a need for more restaurants on the east side of Gainesville. Now he's adding to a growing number of food options in the New Holland area

July 20, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Joe Chandler Road Bridge open to traffic

The new Joe Chandler Road Bridge in East Hall is open to traffic.

July 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


No major issues reported at UNG, Lanier Tech so far from campus carry law

Nearly three weeks since it became legal for those holding concealed weapons permits to carry a handgun in some areas of college and university campuses, officials at the University of North Georgia and Lanier Technical College said they have had no significant issues reported.

July 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


New northbound bridge on Thompson Bridge Road, I-985 widening study get early approval

New road and bridge projects, including a new bridge on Thompson Bridge Road/Ga. 60 over the Chattahoochee River, took a step toward approval on Wednesday.

July 19, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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Riverside honors Strickland, Bagwell at Sandy Beaver Awards banquet

Two men were honored Thursday night for their strong business leadership and generosity to the community in a dinner that continues that legacy of generosity ...

August 10, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall County OKs last piece of sewer project

The last major piece of Hall County's sewer expansion into North Hall was approved Thursday night by the Hall County Board of Commissioners.

August 10, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Shaw Carter remembered: Gainesville, world 'has lost a bright light’

Family and friends remembered Shaw Carter for his humor and ability to "take everything in stride" while battling a heart condition that led to a ...

August 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Howard chosen Gainesville’s new Main Street manager

Gainesville native Kristen Howard is stepping into the position of Main Street manager for Gainesville.

August 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Castillo found guilty in Tadmore Park shooting, gets life in prison

Following an hour of deliberations Thursday, a jury convicted Saul Castillo on all counts in the Father's Day 2013 fatal shooting at Tadmore Park ...

August 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville carves out downtown dining district for public alcohol consumption

Gainesville officials unveiled a map establishing broad boundary lines for allowing dining patrons to consume alcohol in public downtown.

August 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Culver’s joins list of eateries coming to Braselton

More eateries are coming to Braselton, including a possible Culver's restaurant.

August 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Georgia gets allies in water wars legal fight

A deluge of counties and cities on Monday joined in the war for water among Georgia and Florida that centers on Lake Lanier and the ...

August 09, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Protesters air frustration over health care at raucous Collins town hall

Frustration over health care was front and center at a raucous town hall held Wednesday by Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville.

August 09, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Defendant testifies in Tadmore Park fatal shooting case

Saul Castillo took the stand as the last witness in his trial regarding a Father's Day 2013 shooting after a soccer game.

August 09, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Principal of 7th Hall high school has sights set on next year

While all the other principals in Hall County Schools have spent this week focused on the beginning of the 2017-18 school year, Wes McGee has ...

August 09, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville homeowners raise concerns over townhomes project

A spokesman for homeowners at The Woodlands on Lake Brenau said Wednesday that property owners will regroup after failing this week to slow down a ...

August 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Millie’s Drapery & Decorating celebrates reopening one year after fire

John Kinsey recalled the tragic day, as he held the ribbon that would be cut and mark a new day for Millie's Drapery & Decorating ...

August 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


15 Hall schools named to ‘America’s Healthiest Schools’ list

Hall County was well-represented on the "America's Healthiest Schools" list released this week by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.

August 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Lidl grocery store one step closer to coming to Gainesville

A local attorney representing a relatively new grocer in the United States that wants to open a 36,000-square-foot store on busy Dawsonville Highway offered ...

August 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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