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State program gives local family hope

Kenny Whitey's life changed dramatically four years ago today.

June 19, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Literacy group supporting all generations

The person in front of you at the grocery store may not be able to read the nutritional labels on the products she's buying.

June 19, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Ministry gives father figures to those who need them

Today many will celebrate their fathers and thank them for their guidance in life.

June 19, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Law enforcement working to lower gang tensions

One of the few things predictable about gangs is their unpredictability, officials say.

June 19, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


June Jamming, for a good cause

Mitch Farmer had a lot of friends and they all came out Saturday, not to mourn his passing but celebrate his life and keep his legacy going strong.

June 19, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Camp helps children cope with grief

Life makes no promises.

June 19, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Man charged with stealing car

A Cleveland man was charged with stealing a car from a Dawsonville Highway home after leading White County authorities on a brief chase, officials said Friday.

June 19, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Crews to finish repairs to sinkhole on Monday

After investigating a softball-sized sinkhole Friday on E.E. Butler Parkway, near the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's office, crews discovered a much larger cavity below the opening.

June 19, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Times awarded as best in state

The Times earned 24 awards, including a first-place in general excellence for the second straight year, among mid-sized daily newspapers in the annual Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.

June 19, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Summer camp teaches athletic skills to disabled

When Jade Butterworth was growing up, she had to look to Atlanta to find a camp that would cater to a child with special needs.

June 19, 2010 | Mimi Ensley | Local


Student teacher prepares for deployment to Iraq

Tia Peters is nervous.

June 19, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Teens plead not guilty to murder

Two teenage gang members from Athens made their first court appearances Friday since being indicted on charges of beating a 68-year-old Gainesville man to death in a March home invasion.

June 19, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Suspect in brawl denied bond again

Saying she had concerns over community safety, a Hall County magistrate judge denied bond Friday for one of 11 people charged in last weekend's gang-related brawl that left one dead.

June 19, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Noise thrills crowd at monster truck show

At the Southern Monster Truck Showdown, it's all about the noise.

June 19, 2010 | Mimi Ensley | Local


Preacher pleads guilty to porn charges

A former Hall County school bus driver and self-proclaimed "Patriot Preacher" pleaded guilty Friday to federal child pornography charges.

June 19, 2010 | By Stephen Gurr and Melissa Weinman sgurr@gainevilletimes.com, mweinman@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


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Downsizing easier said than done in housing market

The affordable housing crunch in Hall County is not unique to renters.

January 31, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Bridal Expo offers inspiration, options

The Gainesville Civic Center hummed with the sound of women chatting excitedly with their mothers and closest friends, as they planned the best day of ...

January 31, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Milestones a step up, but ‘not the final word’

The state's new Milestones test requires more from students, city and county education officials agree - and that is generally good.

January 31, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Rooster’s Perch to expand job training for disabled

Inside the Rooster's Perch, there's a framed Bible verse on the kitchen counter. It's in a small frame and it's easy ...

January 31, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


‘Miracle’ child Ayden Hopper turns 4, now cancer-free

Ayden Hopper is a miracle.

January 31, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Girls learn about the messages they send at WomenSource workshop

A group of over 300 people, mostly made up of young girls in middle and high school, used their Saturday for educating themselves.

January 31, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Wheelchair sport advocate Jerry Frick remembered as ‘larger than life’

Gerry Brown started the new millennium married to Jerry Frick, a man she described with an infectious laugh and helped launch the sport of power ...

January 31, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Georgia Milestones tests now carry higher stakes

High school students in Gainesville and Hall County are used to high-stakes final exams. They're used to spending hours studying their notes, taking practice ...

January 31, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Solutions to affordable housing shortage come from variety of sources

A lack of affordable, quality housing in Gainesville and Hall County and its effects on the area economy and residents' quality of life are issues ...

January 31, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


2 men arrested on drug charges; one resists, fights back, officials say

Two men face drug charges after an arrest Friday, during which one resisted arrest and fought with the officers, officials say.

January 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


SLIDESHOW: A fashionable Fasching festival in Helen

Partygoers got their annual midwinter head start on Mardis Gras on Saturday by dressing up in their finest festival attire for the annual Fasching event ...

January 30, 2016 | | Local


Humane Society pets lend their paws for the cause

Anyone who has owned a dog or cat can attest to the difficulty of getting a confused animal to follow directions. But for local artist ...

January 30, 2016 | Alex Popp | Local


Teen injured, another arrested after shooting incident in vehicle

One teenager was wounded and another arrested after a shooting incident Friday night in southern Hall County, the sheriff's office reported this morning.

January 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


You Heard It Here: No, Shaq did not come to Gainesville

The classic Georgia-Florida mixup for residents of Gainesville came again with the viral video of Shaquille O'Neal playing basketball with children.

January 30, 2016 | | Local


Students get 'psyched out' at Brenau event

Victoria Martin, a junior at Chestatee High School, squealed and jumped when the "control" in the experiment flexed her wrist and Victoria felt the electric ...

January 30, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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