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Paving work starts today on Ga. 365

The $19.2 million resurfacing of Ga. 365 in Hall and Habersham counties is set to begin today.

June 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Forsyth County man taking invention to national convention

CUMMING - Lamar Sexton didn't realize the need to hang clothing at a yard sale would lead to an opportunity for marketing a new product.

June 12, 2011 | Times regional staff | Local


Oakwood public works operation almost moved

As part of an overall effort to redevelop its downtown area, Oakwood has nearly finished moving its public works operation to a city-owned industrial park off W White Road.

June 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Group to showcase abilities of disabled

The Disability Resource Center staff spends countless hours advocating for individuals with disabilities. But on Saturday, they're turning their attention to "Celebrating Abilities."

June 12, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Civil War event draws crowd to History Center

The Civil War wasn't just about men in blue and gray firing rifles across grassy battlefields and charging each other with weapons extended.

June 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Program provides remedial instruction for graduation test

Intense remedial instruction begins today for select students who failed the math portion of the graduation test.

June 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall County advertises proposed tax increase

The tax increase proposed by Hall Commission Chairman Tom Oliver is advertised in today's Times.

June 12, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Tree knocks out power to 1,000 Hall customers

A fallen tree knocked out power for 1,007 customers of Jackson Electric Membership Corp. Sunday night as a storm went through the Gainesville area.

June 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Don’t cut parks, pay, residents tell Bell

Again and again Saturday, residents told Commissioner Ashley Bell that they worried about the consequences of a budget that crippled Hall County's parks, libraries and employees.

June 12, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Many in Hall County say tax hike is better than cuts

When it comes to preserving government services that affect their children, even fiscally conservative Republicans, it seems, are willing to pay a little more.

June 12, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville High grad to perform at Tony Awards

For some, the theater is a calling. But for a lucky few, the theater actually calls them back.

June 12, 2011 | BY SAVANNAH KING sking@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


New program helps veterans adapt to college life

Gainesville State College is striving to become a more veteran-friendly campus.

June 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Recycling centers helping police catch copper thieves

Accused copper thieves James Wingo and his juvenile partner likely learned a valuable lesson as they sat handcuffed in a police cruiser Tuesday - investigators aren't playing games when it comes to metal theft.

June 12, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


School chief upholds family tradition, raises dairy calves

Hall County Superintendent Will Schofield's stately home is surrounded by 12 acres of field and forest, a small organic garden and a young orchard.

June 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


June Jam at Brenau honors its late founder, benefits charities

Music lovers gathered Saturday at the Mitch Farmer June Jam Concert in the Brenau University Amphitheater to honor the memory of its founder and support the charity that was so important to him.

June 11, 2011 | By Savannah King sking@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


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Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Growth allowing Oakwood to bring back old positions

A boom in development has Oakwood looking to bring back several key staff positions it froze during the throes of the Great Recession.

June 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lane closures planned at Boling Bridge

Boling Bridge will close to a single lane of traffic from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday for continued work to build the ...

June 13, 2017 | | Local


Gainesville Police identify suspect in Sunday shooting

A man allegedly forced himself into his ex-girlfriend's apartment Sunday morning and shot a man in the torso, police said.

June 13, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Boys & Girls Clubs offering tours to public

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier are offering the public tours of their Positive Place Club and Teen Center on June 21.

June 13, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Free food lures crowd to Chicken Salad Chick opening

Put out some free food and, like moths to flame, college students and journalists will eventually show up.

June 13, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Brenau awarding more graduate degrees than undergrad degrees

Graduate students are now outpacing undergraduates in the number of degrees conferred at Brenau University.

June 13, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Company consolidating operations in Braselton

A shipping, packaging and industrial supplies distributor is planning to move operations to Braselton, employing up to 600 people within the next few years.

June 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Canine flu cases popping up in Georgia

Multiple cases of canine flu are popping up in Georgia after a dog show in Perry last month.

June 12, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Rezoning OK’d for Oakwood housing development, but development plan not settled

Rezoning for a planned residential development off McEver Road was approved by Oakwood City Council Monday night, but proposed development plans are still up in ...

June 12, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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