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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


Gainesville officials address construction concerns at new Enota school

Two Gainesville elected groups met Monday night to discuss some major projects in the city.

January 12, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Man faces jury on charges of kidnapping, attempted rape against jogger

Jury selection began Monday for a Gainesville man accused of kidnapping a jogger on Barrett Road and attempting to rape her.

January 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Friendship Road widening now set for June completion

The widening of Friendship Road/Ga. 347 in South Hall County was supposed to wrap up today, but weather is putting off the expected completion to June.

January 12, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Day care worker described as 'very mean' to burned toddler

Prosecutors began their case Monday against a Clermont day care worker accused of scalding a toddler in June 2014, depicting the employee as often strict toward the child.

January 11, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Citizens academies give residents a crash course in local government

Gainesville and Hall County residents interested in learning more about the inner workings of local government have a chance to do so this spring.

February 03, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Forsyth deputies fire at suspect, say they found meth, cash in car

Shots were fired by law enforcement personnel during a traffic stop Tuesday night in north Forsyth that resulted in the man's arrest and the ...

February 03, 2016 | By kayla Robins krobins@forsythnews.com | Local


Will White replacing Dick Valentine as United Community Bank leader

United Community Bank has announced longtime Gainesville banker Will White will succeed veteran banking leader Dick Valentine when he retires from his role as regional ...

February 02, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


The Venue at Friendship Springs construction progressing in South Hall

Steel is up at The Venue at Friendship Springs after the project got behind in October when a record 20 inches of rain fell in ...

February 02, 2016 | By LeAnne Akin lakin@clickthepaper.com | Local


Day care worker sentenced to 8 years in prison for scalding toddler

A day care worker from a now closed Clermont center was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for scalding a 16-month-old child with hot ...

February 02, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Police investigating armed robbery in Ralston Street area

Gainesville Police are investigating after a man was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon around Ralston Street.

February 02, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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


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