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Planning commission urges no quarry expansion

A group of southeast Hall residents won the first battle over whether a quarry operator can get government OK for a 113-acre expansion of its property.

August 03, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Veterans still see room for change to system

ATLANTA - As a disabled veteran, Wendy Paradis has heard her share of promises from politicians.

August 03, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Gainesville City Schools hopes new grading system motivates kids

Gainesville City Schools is making a big change with grading this year.

August 02, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Tractor-trailer explodes on Ga. 53

A tractor-trailer caught fire and exploded this afternoon on Ga. 53 near Tinsley Chapel Road west of downtown Dawsonville, Lt. Tony Wooten of the Dawson County Sheriff's department said.

August 02, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Man attacked by beaver on Lake Lanier in Forsyth

Leave it to a beaver to turn a happy excursion into a harrowing experience.

August 02, 2010 | By Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


New Flowery Branch Festival features art, music

Being an artist doesn't mean you have to be perfect.

After all, sometimes it is when you choose to draw outside the lines that you create something amazing.

August 02, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Cold cases: Rage leads to a ‘horrific scene’

The man friends called "Amigo" was found dead in his boarding room by housemates on Aug. 20, 1991, though police weren't called until the next day.

August 02, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Golf course gets a break in the heat

At Gainesville's Chattahoochee Golf Course, intense summer heat brings new challenges when it comes to preserving the greens.

August 02, 2010 | Mimi Ensley | Local


Hall schools put extra emphasis on Chinese language

Hall County School officials saw the value of teaching Chinese to pre-kindergarten students, and now four elementary schools get to take on the challenge.

August 02, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Spout Springs repairs done in time for school traffic

Just in time, as planned.

August 02, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


These sleeping pooches now relax on comfy beds

Call it a touch of home in an otherwise unfamiliar place.

The Hall County Animal Shelter has finally finished outfitting all of its 177 dog pens with cot-style beds.

August 01, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Dawsonville Council may re-examine sign code

The Dawsonville City Council could be looking to "patch up" sections of the historical district's sign code during its meeting today.

It's a measure that Mayor Joe Lane Cox feels is necessary given the recent onslaught of campaign signs from the July 20 primary.

August 01, 2010 | BY FRANK REDDY Times regional staff | Local


Gainesville students could see changes with report cards

Students at Gainesville schools may see changes in their report card this year.

The school board will decide tonight whether grades should be more "standards-based," including more descriptive feedback and more chances to improve.

August 01, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Proposed Howard Road extension’s future is ‘uncertain’

The economic downturn has forced Gainesville to shelve conceptual plans for the Howard Road extension, which would connect Ga. 365 to U.S. 129/Athens Highway, said traffic engineer Dee Taylor.

August 01, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Fire guts home in Lula

A fire that may have been caused by lightning gutted a home in Lula Sunday, but no injuries were reported.

August 01, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


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South Hall school redistricting to be hot topic at Tuesday public hearing

Residents will have a chance to voice their opinions on a school redistricting proposal in South Hall directly to officials and the school board at ...

May 20, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


New smart home for wounded veteran is ‘next chapter’

At the end of a gravel road in Maysville, retired U.S. Marine Cpl. Sean Adams finds the "next step in the healing process for ...

May 20, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hopes and dreams carry on with Gainesville High School's class of 2017

Gainesville High School seniors graduated Friday evening with smiles and selfies galore. Students lined up at the First Baptist Church banquet hall before they made ...

May 19, 2017 | | Local


Gainesville man charged with armed robbery

A Gainesville man was being held without bond Friday afternoon in connection with two armed robberies in Hall County a week ago.

May 19, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Man charged in April gas station armed robbery

An 18-year-old man is accused of taking part in an armed robbery at a Gainesville gas station last month, police said.

May 19, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Chamber touts big year, hands out awards at annual gala

Business leaders had much to crow about - more jobs, more development and more dollars pumping into the local economy.

May 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall paramedic awarded for caring for family involved in fatal December wreck

The last thing Elizabeth Alvarez-Perez remembers before the fatal crash is leaving the church service and heading home.

May 19, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Library system seeks funds for extended hours

The Hall County Library System is asking for a small bump in funding to keep its five branches open eight hours longer during the week.

May 18, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


New plan lays out job corridors, construction hot spots and green spaces for Hall

Job-creating corridors, construction hot spots, green spaces - there are big changes coming to Hall County in the next two decades.

May 18, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Red Cross feeds lunch to Gainesville, Hall law enforcement

Members from Gainesville and Hall County's law enforcement agencies were greeted with a "Heroes Lunch" Thursday from the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia.

May 18, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville motorcyclist killed in wreck on Friendship Road

A Gainesville woman on a motorcycle was killed Wednesday night in a Buford wreck, according to Georgia State Patrol.

May 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


One side of Main Street in Gainesville reopens as work continues

A portion of Main Street in Gainesville that had been closed for more than a month reopened Thursday, but another section of the street will ...

May 18, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall man charged with child molestation

A Hall County man was being held without bail Thursday on charges of child molestation involving incidents that took place over a 21-month time period ...

May 18, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Authorities seek woman who took car for test drive and never came back

Before the business closed up Wednesday, a woman took a gold minivan from a South Hall dealership and never came back, according to authorities and ...

May 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Five Guys moves down Dawsonville Highway

Five Guys Burgers and Fries has officially moved down Dawsonville Highway.

May 18, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


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