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Gainesville Police investigating Saturday Waffle House robbery

Two suspects demanded cash from employees after midnight Sunday at a Gainesville Waffle House, police said.

April 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall County Schools pay raises remain likely; 2017 draft budget is $228 million

Employees of Hall County Schools are nearly certain to get a raise this year, though it remains to be determined how close that is to a 3 percent increase.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


National Geographic fellow speaks Thursday about how to live to 100

There are five little pockets in this world - some big cities and others remote islands - where human beings are 10 times more likely to live to be 100.

April 11, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Kim Carroll fosters Odyssey tradition in South Hall

After 24 years, the enthusiasm still bubbles out of Kim Carroll. She's talking about the Odyssey of the Mind competition - her kids, the "problem" each year and the process.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


8 Hall County teams qualify for World Finals in Odyssey competition

Eight Hall County teams - all in South Hall County - took first or second places in the Georgia Odyssey of the Mind competition Saturday - and qualified for the World Finals in May.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Students explore career, college options in myriad ways

"Every child that leaves us ought to have some sort of pathway to 'How do I spend the next 50 years?'" Will Schofield, superintendent of Hall County schools, declared.

April 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Raises, new buildings projected for Hall County Schools budget

Raises for Hall County Schools employees is what Superintendent Will Schofield calls "the big story" for the school system's fiscal year 2017 budget plans.

April 10, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local




Rising gas prices likely to continue through Memorial Day

Gas prices are rising, and experts expect the trend to continue.

April 10, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


History Center event shows different side of Civil War

Historians at the Northeast Georgia History Center used life in Civil War era North Georgia as the focus for this month's Family Day on Sunday, with the hope that people might see the lesser-known history of Georgia's Civil War history.

April 10, 2016 | By Alexander Popp apopp@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Mediation moves ahead in Georgia-Florida ‘water wars’ case

Top layers of Georgia government, including Gov. Nathan Deal's office, have participated in recent efforts to settle the latest dispute in a decadeslong "water wars" with Florida.

April 10, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Residential drug treatment programs provide intensive, long-term care

Scott Hinchman sold his business to take over the family business in 2010, looking to provide adequate supervision and therapy for men seeking rehabilitation.

April 10, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Martin Road residents not on board with new exit

A new Interstate 985 interchange may be on the verge of construction in South Hall County, but that's not stopping a group of residents from trying to change its course.

April 10, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville officers retiring after 20 years can keep their weapons

After thousands of high-risk search warrants and 21 years of service, the Glock .40 at Joe Amerling's side will soon come home for the last time.

April 10, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Family TIES seeks to break cycle of child abuse

Family TIES in Gainesville hoped to shed light on child abuse prevention Saturday by setting up pinwheels in the front lawn of First Baptist Church in Gainesville and inviting an 11-year-old girl to recite her poem to her incarcerated father.

April 10, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


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Gainesville bypass debate isn’t new, or over

For longtime residents, the now-derailed Enota Bypass was simply another chapter - and maybe sore spot - in a long-standing issue of how to steer traffic around ...

April 23, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Antique 1940s Gainesville police badge enters department’s historic collection

Almost 70 years after Cecil Guest left the Gainesville Police Department, his badge will be turned in for good.

April 23, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Alto woman accused of shooting, injuring man

An Alto woman is accused of shooting a man three times in the chest Monday in Gainesville, police said.

April 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Video shows suspects accused of taking tablets, cash from North Hall High

Two suspects who stole tablets and cash from the North Hall High School main office appear in a surveillance video released Thursday by authorities.

April 22, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Missing man authorities say has dementia, schizophrenia found in Gainesville

A man with dementia and schizophrenia has been found after he went missing Wednesday morning, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.

April 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Drink wine, eat plants: National Geographic fellow Dan Buettner gives advice for longevity

The secrets to a longer life are elusive, but simple.

April 21, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


New Flowery Branch senior apartment project can proceed with conditional use approval

A new senior multi-family dwelling is proposed for 11 acres behind Habersham Bank at 5977 Spout Springs Road, and the Flowery Branch City Council on ...

April 21, 2016 | By LeAnne Akin Regional Staff | Local


New Flowery Branch City Hall OK'd in downtown area

A new $5 million City Hall is in store for Flowery Branch.

April 21, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Vacant properties can have wide-ranging effects on area

They're more than just an eyesore.

April 21, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Richard Oates to lead University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus

Richard Oates, a member of the University of North Georgia's faculty since 1982, will become vice president of the school's Gainesville campus on ...

April 21, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville woman appeals taxicab slaying conviction

A Gainesville woman convicted in October of shooting a taxicab driver in March 2015 has appealed her conviction and sentence to the Supreme Court of ...

April 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Jaycees, Eagle Scout add to growing garden at Georgia Mountain Food Bank

Members of the Gainesville Jaycees turned over dirt, cleared away grass growing in the raised beds and began reading directions and planting seeds in the ...

April 21, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Metro Gainesville unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent in March

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate for March was 4.5 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 4.6 percent in February, according to ...

April 21, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


SLIDESHOW: Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church gets new steeple

A crowd gathered Wednesday to watch a new steeple being installed on Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church.

April 20, 2016 | | Local


Community meeting to address criminal justice system

Members of the Newtown Florist Club will meet today at the Fair Street Neighborhood Center to hold a community conversation on the intersection of poverty ...

April 20, 2016 | Staff Reports | Local


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