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Eyes on the Road: MPO seeks public input on new plan

Hall County's lead transportation planning agency is seeking public input on the organization's proposed Public Participation Plan.

June 25, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville fire department’s 1st female ranking officer dies

Debbie Truelove, a veteran of the Gainesville Fire Department and the department's first female ranking officer, passed away Tuesday morning after a long battle with cancer.

June 25, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Execution date set in murder of Dawson County man

An execution date has been set for Georgia death row inmate Tommy Lee Waldrip, who was convicted in the murder of a Forsyth County grocery store manager more than 20 years ago.

June 25, 2014 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Forsyth County: Injured dog gets new home

A German shepherd dragged behind a truck on June 18 has a new temporary home.

June 25, 2014 | Times regional staff | Local


Ports board elects Gainesville's Walters as chairman

Gainesville businessman Jim Walters has been elected chairman of the Georgia Ports Authority's Board of Directors, the agency announced Monday.

June 25, 2014 | By Audrey Williams awilliams@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Flowery Branch woman arrested in sex-trafficking sting

A Flowery Branch woman was one of more than 70 Georgia residents arrested in a child sex-trafficking sting.

June 25, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


Friend: Pepper's Market victim bullied defendant

A longtime friend of murder defendant Joseph Scott Williams said he was bullied, demeaned and pushed by the victim.

June 25, 2014 | Emma Witman | Local


Clermont day care withdraws appeal of order to close

Authorities have charged the owner and site director of the Clermont day care where a 16-month-old toddler was allegedly burned, and the day care withdrew its appeal of an order to close.

June 25, 2014 | By Nick Watson nwatson@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Flowery Branch woman qualifies for Senate ballot

ATLANTA - Libertarian candidates running for U.S. Senate and governor qualified Tuesday for the November ballot with the hope their message of small government and fiscal restraint will resonate with voters.

June 24, 2014 | BY CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY The Associated Press | Local


DOT opens new Ga. 347 stretch

One leg of a $38.4 million road project in South Hall is finished and open to motorists.

June 24, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Woman faces felony murder charge in stabbing

A Gainesville woman accused of stabbing her live-in boyfriend to death 11 days ago is facing a felony murder charge.

June 24, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Slaying happened during drug deal, police say

A Gainesville man charged with felony murder allegedly committed the crime during an apparent drug deal, a Gainesville police spokesman said.

June 24, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


The Local Agenda: Gainesville calls for special council meeting

Gainesville City Council will meet Thursday morning prior to a work session to vote on a contract for property and liability insurance coverage.

June 24, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Airport looks to attract larger planes, more business

Hall County and the city of Gainesville are considering splitting the cost of a $25,000 study to determine if Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport can handle larger aircraft landing on its runways.

June 24, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall school board sets $222.4 million budget

Without a lot of vocal dissent, Hall County Board of Education members approved a 2015 budget and a tax rate of 18.9 mills.

June 24, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


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Lesson seven: Kick, hands, kick, hands

Wednesday marked my second-to-last adult swim lesson at Frances Meadows Aquatic Center. It also marked my first time swimming across the pool, a full 25 yards, from the three-foot side of the pool to the six-foot side.

July 17, 2014 | Audrey Williams | Local


Alto man sentenced to 25 years in child molestation case

An Alto man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole following a conviction of aggravated child molestation, among other charges.

July 17, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall County yet to feel state revenue windfall

State revenues are increasing this year over last, but economic hiccups remain and local governments have yet to see the payoff.

July 17, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville fan program eases seniors’ swelter

Gainesville residents are trying to find ways of keeping cool in the summer heat that won't empty their wallets.

July 17, 2014 | Audrey Williams | Local


Demolition of Lanier Plaza begins, to take 2-3 weeks

Demolition of the Lanier Plaza shopping center on Thompson Bridge Road is underway.

July 17, 2014 | | Local


Wreck injuries not life-threatening

All three occupants involved in a two-vehicle crash in Lula on Tuesday came away from the collision without life-threatening injuries, Georgia State Patrol Trooper Jonathan S. Munger said Wednesday.

July 17, 2014 | | Local


Perdue, Kingston visit Hall County, try to woo voters

David Perdue and U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, each rolled through Hall County on Wednesday, hoping to turn out the vote in the July 22 runoff.

July 17, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


End of course tests show area high schoolers struggling in math

Scores released Wednesday show math remains a struggle for students locally and statewide.

July 17, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Former Flowery Branch woman who sent ricin gets 18 years in prison

TEXARKANA, Texas - A former Flowery Branch resident who had minor acting roles in film and television was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

July 16, 2014 | Associated Press | Local


Art as science as life

A visit from artist Carol Christie was the highlight Wednesday of the summer art camp, "Art As Science, Science As Art," at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville. Each student took a turn at the large canvas, applying paint with many different brushes or sometimes, no brush at all. During the project, students were able to apply knowledge learned during the camp such as mixing colors and using various objects to scratch, smear and remove paint, as well as applying paint using traditional brushes.

July 16, 2014 | | Local


New bike/ped panel would target projects that can be done sooner

Rather than let a newly completed bicycle-pedestrian plan collect dust, area officials agreed Wednesday to form a committee that would talk about possibly kick-starting "some early-action" projects.

July 16, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local




New law: Move right or get a ticket

A new law makes not moving over to another lane when there's faster traffic behind you an offense for which you could get a ticket.

July 16, 2014 | Audrey Williams | Local


Lesson six: Breaststroke is the best stroke

My Monday swim lesson was enough for me to never again want to get into the pool at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center.

July 16, 2014 | Audrey Williams | Local


Poultry lab now looking at fall opening

The new Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network headquarters in North Hall County now appears headed for completion in midfall.

July 16, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


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