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Mills takes pardons and parole post immediately

Former state Rep. James Mills, who was supposed to join the state Board of Pardons and Paroles in January, will take the post immediately, the governor's office announced Monday.

November 07, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Area colleges, groups plan Veterans Day ceremonies

Gainesville's American Legion Post 7 and two area colleges have announced plans to honor veterans Friday.

November 07, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Good News at Noon still in need of new van

Five months after an accident totalled one of the Good News at Noon vans, the ministry is making due with what it has.

November 07, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Response to Forsyth County youth center due by today

Responses to a complaint filed over a faith-based, youth community center are due by today.

November 07, 2011 | By Alyssa LaRenzie Times regional staff | Local


I-985 project under way this week

A mile-long construction maintenance project on Interstate 985 set to begin Tuesday must be done at daytime because the concrete can't be poured when the temperature is too cold.

November 07, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


A bumpy week before pleasant fall weather this weekend

This coming weekend may see perfect fall weather to accompany the changing of the leaves, despite rain looming earlier in the week.

November 07, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Lack of Hispanic representation on school board hasn’t been a major concern

Hispanic students make up a significant portion of Gainesville's eight schools.

November 06, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Aging terror plot suspects don’t fit the usual profile

Prior to Tuesday's arrests of four Northeast Georgia men accused of plotting attacks against the government, few would have suspected their profiles to fit that of suspected terrorists.

November 06, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Militia members indicted by federal grand jury

A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted four fringe militia members on four counts related to plotting attacks against the government.

November 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Time changes, and so should batteries

As the time moves back to Standard Time today, the Gainesville Fire Department recommends replacing smoke alarm batteries.

November 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Essay winner seeks to inspire, motivate others

Cody Stephens wants to become one of the first black valedictorians at Gainesville High School.

November 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Glades Reservoir makes ‘Dirty Dozen’ waterway list

COVINGTON - A proposal to build a reservoir upstream of Lake Lanier in Hall County has landed on a state environmental group's list of 12 biggest threats to Georgia's waterways.

November 05, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Music festival funds research to keep pest from destroying hemlock trees

There's a tiny killing spree ravaging the Hemlock trees in the South.

November 05, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Advance voting slow for Tuesday’s election

Advance voting for Tuesday's elections ended Friday with few casting ballots in races for Gainesville City Council or a state House seat representing South Hall.

November 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Gainesville man gets life sentence for convenience store armed robbery

A Gainesville man received a life prison sentence after pleading guilty to taking nearly $10,000 and firing his gun three times in a Gainesville ...

February 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


New Flowery Branch building housing pizzeria, beer shop gets final OK

A new downtown Flowery Branch building that will house a pizzeria and a craft beer business could open by late spring or early summer.

February 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall school officials: New budget includes raises, no program cuts

Gainesville and Hall County school officials have put in place timelines for approving their 2017-18 budgets.

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


State education funding under the microscope

A nonprofit organization that tracks Georgia spending and policies by state leaders is warning school districts to prepare to "face growing financial pressures."

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


UNG student finds stability with service dog by her side

The thing that saved Taylor Fleming from herself is covered in fur, walks on four legs and goes by the name of Ryder.

February 15, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Local schools promote foreign language program

Hall County school officials approved spending up to $5,000 in needs and merit scholarships to help students who qualify for the Federal Service Language ...

February 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


‘Shank’ text message opens Gainesville murder trial

The defendant in a murder trial sent a text message saying he would "shank" the victim if he entered a Gainesville apartment, according to testimony ...

February 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


UNG student serves as intern for House speaker

Matthew Herrera, a political science major at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, is serving as an intern for Georgia House Speaker David ...

February 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hockaday named GOAL winner for Lanier Tech

Lauren Hockaday, a firefighter/EMSP student at Lanier Technical College from White County, was named the college's winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of ...

February 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


State Route 11/U.S. 129 widening project to require lane closures

Upcoming construction will affect drivers traveling on State Route 11/U.S. 129 through Hall and Jackson counties.

February 14, 2017 | | Local


Georgia wins major ruling in water wars case

Georgia has won a landmark ruling against Florida in a U.S. Supreme Court case over water sharing in a basin the two states share ...

February 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local




Hispanic community on alert after immigration sweeps

Fear and distrust have returned to the Hispanic community following a sweep against undocumented immigrants that netted at least 13 arrests in Gainesville over the ...

February 14, 2017 | BY CARLOS GALARZA AND NICK WATSON cgalarza@gainesvilletimes.com, nwatson@gainsevilletimes.com | Local


Roswell man charged with enticing girl

A Roswell man is accused of enticing a girl through social media before he was charged with aggravated child molestation.

February 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Lawson, Westfall honored at annual Rotary Club of Gainesville banquet

Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan had fun reliving many youthful antics while presenting the Woman of the Year Award at the annual Rotary Club of Gainesville ...

February 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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