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Facebook coming to Gainesville to offer businesses social media tips

Facebook is coming to Gainesville - for a day. The social media giant is holding a "Boost Your Business" event on Wednesday morning at the Gainesville Civic Center.

April 04, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Flowery Branch won’t have JROTC program in fall; parents say school not rewarding membership growth

Flowery Branch High School will not have a JRTOC program next fall - despite recruiting efforts by current members that reached more than the 100 members administrators said was needed, according to two parents.

April 04, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Gainesville City Schools releases traffic plan for Centennial, Enota students

Traffic at the Centennial Arts Academy will increase substantially when Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy students move there in January 2017, but traffic patterns are being developed to have different paths for the two schools.

April 04, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Michigan toddler dies after being struck by SUV in Braselton

A 19-month-old Michigan boy was killed in an accident Sunday afternoon in Braselton.

April 04, 2016 | BY LeANNE AKIN lakin@clickthepaper.com | Local


Agencies work to end cyclical poverty in community

With a jobless rate below 5 percent, the Gainesville metro region is faring better than most communities across the state and nation.

April 04, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hospital, industrial activity lead to development in Braselton

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton is fueling development of medical office buildings and physician offices in the Braselton area, and some of that development has retail components on the horizon.

April 04, 2016 | By LeAnne Akin lakin@clickthepaper.com | Local




Exit 14 project expected to spur Flowery Branch development

Development in Flowery Branch is expected to be spurred by Exit 14, and with construction projected to begin in 2017, community development director John McHenry said he anticipates property nearest to the interchange will be retail and commercial.

April 04, 2016 | By LeAnne Akin lakin@clickthepaper.com | Local




New section of Gainesville's Midtown Greenway has opened

Some final touches are still needed, but a section of Gainesville's Midtown Greenway near the century-old Gainesville Mill is completed.

April 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawsonville Highway development brings retail, eateries

Retail development continues to move forward in Hall County, particularly at North Lake Square on Dawsonville Highway.

April 03, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Gainesville filled with fast, diverse new restaurants in past year

The city of Gainesville has a little bit of everything when it comes to fast food, from Japanese hibachi to burgers and fries, Italian pizza and good Southern chicken.

April 03, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


9th Congressional District GOP primary debate set for Saturday

The Hall County GOP will host a Republican primary debate for U.S. 9th Congressional District candidates this Saturday in Gainesville.

April 03, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Atlanta Street rezoning hearing nears as redevelopment awaits

Formal plans to redevelop the Atlanta Street public housing complex in Gainesville will come before the city planning and appeals board April 12.

April 03, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Brenau emphasizes health fields

Health sciences - nursing, physical and occupational therapy and clinical psychology - loom large in the growth of Brenau University. Expansion of graduate programs in those disciplines is well underway and will be a focus for the next couple of years.

April 03, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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Event venue Braselton-Stover House one step closer to also housing funeral home

The Braselton Planning Commission is recommending the Braselton Town Council approve the request to rezone the Braselton-Stover House property to commercial to allow for continued ...

April 25, 2016 | By LeAnne Akin lakin@clickthepaper.com | Local


Hall taking steps to moving juvenile, probate courts to courthouse annex

A plan to renovate the Hall County Courthouse Annex and move juvenile and probate courts there may pick up serious steam this week.

April 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County Schools employee raises scaled back in latest budget proposal

Hall County's tax digest may increase only 2 percent - instead of the 3 percent school officials used to estimate property tax revenue - and raises ...

April 25, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Motorist rescued out of Lake Lanier

A Braselton man drove his car into Lake Lanier on Monday after traveling down an embankment off of McEver Road, according to authorities.

April 25, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


2 dogs treated for smoke inhalation from fire at northwest Hall home

Two dogs were found and treated for smoke inhalation as Hall County firefighters battled a blaze at a singlewide mobile home off Price Road at ...

April 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Fare-based transportation service for seniors started Monday

A new, fare-based transportation service for Hall County seniors rolled out Monday morning.

April 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Newsmakers in Business: Homestar honored as ‘Outstanding Georgia Business’

Gainesville-based direct mortgage lender Homestar Financial Corporation was recently awarded the "Outstanding Georgia Business" title by Secretary of State Brian Kemp and state Rep. Terry ...

April 24, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Trio of zoning decisions back on Hall County commissioners' docket

Three zoning requests have been reviewed so many times now that there are more than a few people who hope this week brings the last ...

April 24, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


How to get your favorite senior a scholarship and feature in The Times’ graduation section

The Times is looking for seniors with great personal stories to feature in the annual graduation section and be considered for a $500 scholarship from ...

April 24, 2016 | | Local


84-unit affordable housing apartment complex proposed in Oakwood

An 84-unit apartment complex intended as an affordable housing option for residents is proposed off Atlanta Highway/Ga. 13 in Oakwood.

April 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall Habitat ReStore moving, will close for 9 days during move

Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Hall County is moving from its current location at 2285 Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville to a more central location ...

April 24, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Movie 'Baby Driver,' which stars Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, films in Gainesville

The old Regions Bank in downtown Gainesville transformed over the weekend into a post office.

April 24, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Many immigrants await court ruling, seek to come 'out of the shadows’

Hundreds of people have visited Jama Ibrahim's offices in Gainesville and Atlanta for help that has been on hold for more than a year.

April 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Enota garden supporters believe ‘pause’ in design could be helpful

Supporters of maintaining the Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy garden wonder if "it might be wise to take a pause" on construction plans and study, in ...

April 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Enota move grows concerns over garden's placement

The new building for Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy would change the look of the elementary school property, if current plans are followed, but some community ...

April 24, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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