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Local schools score well in language skills on CRCT

Test scores released Wednesday show most Gainesville and Hall County schools are improving but have far to go to beat or even meet statewide results in some areas.

July 07, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Boy dies after being hit by Jet Ski

A 10-year-old boy died Wednesday evening after being hit by a Jet Ski on Lake Lanier.

July 06, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Mom, boyfriend indicted in infant’s death

A grand jury indicted Deanna Renee Kipp, 24, and her boyfriend Stephen Clark West, 22, in the murder of Kipp's 18-month-old daughter Kaylee.

July 06, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Key member of child porn ring sentenced

A 26-year-old Forsyth County man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Tuesday for his role in an international child pornography ring.

July 06, 2011 | Times regional staff | Local


Fair Street school emptied, Wood’s Mill campus readied for students

The sounds of metal cabinets, wooden tables and cardboard boxes being wheeled onto moving trucks echoed through the empty halls of Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School Tuesday as the school began its transition to the Wood's Mill campus.

July 06, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


No injuries in Hall house fire

A Lake Lanier summer home was destroyed in a fire around 5 p.m. Monday evening but nobody was injured.

July 06, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Authorities investigating July 4 wreck

Officials are investigating an accident in which a Jeep carrying five unbuckled teenagers flipped on Whelchel Mill Road Monday afternoon, ejecting several passengers and killing two.

July 06, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


Fired traffic bureau supervisor had backlog of cases

Before she was fired last month, the supervisor of the traffic bureau in Hall County's Clerk of Courts office was warned more than once about the backlog of cases in her division.

July 06, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Our Neighbor opens art studio, gift shop

Patty Williams quietly rolled clay into toothpick-sized shapes Tuesday and smashed them into a small Styrofoam bowl. She was building a clay bird nest as part of a class all about birds at The Porch at Mainstreet Market.

July 06, 2011 | Shannon Casas | Local


Shoplifting arrests spike over holiday weekend

The holiday weekend saw an unusual spike in the number of shoplifting cases as Gainesville Police tallied at least 13 arrests.

July 06, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


2 men drown in Lanier in unrelated incidents

The Hall County Fire Department responded to two unrelated drowning incidents within minutes of each other on Lake Lanier Tuesday afternoon.

July 06, 2011 | By Jacob Demmitt and Lindsey Robinson jdemmitt@gainesvilletimes.com | lrobinson@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Businesswoman to run for Gainesville council

Downtown Gainesville business owner Debra Harkrider has resigned as chairman of the Main Street Advisory Board to run for City Council, offering the first source of opposition to Ward 2 Councilman Bob Hamrick in years.

July 06, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Local man, 24, wins $1 million on scratch-off ticket

A 24-year-old Gainesville man recently won $1 million in the Georgia Lottery.

July 06, 2011 | | Local


Responders recover body of drowning victim

Emergency responders have recovered the body of a 19-year-old male drowning victim at Van Pugh Park, according to Hall County Sheriff's Office Col. Jeff Strickland.

July 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Man dies after accident at Lake Lanier Islands

An Illinois man died Tuesday after a water-related accident at Lake Lanier Islands Resort Monday.

July 05, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


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Scout leader may have abused boys before coming to First Baptist

Court documents show the Boy Scouts of America have since learned of sexual abuse allegations against a Gainesville scoutmaster possibly occurring "in other troops from ...

April 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Girl bitten by dogs now healing at home

A Hall County 5-year-old who was attacked April 4 by dogs on Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville is back home with family and on the ...

April 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall property tax assessments going in the mail

Property assessments from the Hall County Tax Assessor's office are going out to property owners soon.

April 13, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Winery entrepreneur pulls zoning change, forges ahead on plans for property

A developing winery/vineyard in South Hall put some of its plans on hold in the face of likely defeat before the Hall County Board ...

April 13, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Mincey Marble celebrates new industrial site

Exactly six months earlier, Mincey Marble officials pleaded their case for a new building in a heated Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting.

April 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Nurse practitioner gives tips for dealing with pollen

That dusty yellow stuff that always lingers around this time of year is back, and it arrived earlier than expected.

April 13, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Improved housing options a priority for Gainesville in comprehensive plan update

Improving housing options is viewed as a top priority as the city of Gainesville is holding its second and final public hearing on a five-year ...

April 13, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Portions of Main Street in Gainesville to be closed for water line replacement

Portions of Main Street in Gainesville will be closed beginning Monday for up to eight weeks as workers replace 100-year-old cast-iron water lines in advance ...

April 13, 2017 | By Norm Cannada ncannada@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


State education official defends behavioral program

A top-ranking Georgia Department of Education official said Wednesday that "lawsuit or no lawsuit" state education leaders would continue making improvements to a 47-year-old program ...

April 13, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Council of the Blind event set for April 28-29 in Gainesville

The Greater Hall County Area Chapter of the Georgia Council of the Blind will be hosting the 2017 Georgia Council of the Blind Convention & Conference ...

April 12, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Tax deadline is April 18 this year; some stores offer deals that day

Tax Day is fast approaching for those who haven't filed, even if it is a few days later this year.

April 12, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Federal money may be sought for Dawsonville Highway traffic study

Road planners may seek federal transportation money to perform a traffic signal/intersection improvement study for Dawsonville Highway at McEver Road, a commercially booming area ...

April 12, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Police: Man’s skull fractured after arranged drug deal

A Gainesville man is accused of taking part in an arranged Jan. 4 drug deal with another man, when the victim was beaten by multiple ...

April 12, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities issue lookout for Clermont bank robbery suspect

The Hall County Sheriff's Office has issued a lookout for a man suspected in an April 5 Clermont bank robbery.

April 12, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


School uses superheroes, encouraging messages to lighten End of Grade testing mood

At East Hall Middle School, students opened the first day of Georgia's End of Grade testing with superheroes in the halls and encouraging notes ...

April 12, 2017 | By Norm Cannada ncannada@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


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