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Archway planned at Gainesville’s Rock Creek Veterans Park

An archway showcasing each of the U.S. armed forces is planned at Gainesville's Rock Creek Veterans Park.

April 30, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


State budget will invest in foster families, caseworkers

Gov. Nathan Deal's signature on the budget Monday will usher in a sizable investment for the state's foster care system, including increased salaries for caseworkers and per diems for foster parents.

April 30, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


North Hall man sees ‘big picture’ around proposed landfill

Glenn Hamilton of North Hall would like residents "to look at the big picture" when considering his proposed inert landfill in Buford.

April 30, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


School districts try to provide stability for displaced students

About 20 months ago, Amy, her husband and two children moved to Gainesville from South Georgia, looking for a fresh start. The company she worked for gave her a transfer. Her husband would find work once they arrived.

April 30, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Early support sparks success for Boys & Girls Clubs graduates

Five years from now, Dalila Gonon, a fifth-grader at Lyman Hall Elementary School wants to own a car and a smartphone.

April 30, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Music festival offers edgy sounds by the water’s edge

Ten performers were in the lineup for Saturday's Sets at Sunset Music Festival, an all-day house, techno and trance festival held at the Lake Lanier Olympic Park.

April 29, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Ramble visitors peruse Gainesville’s historic homes

Historic Gainesville was awash with pedestrians on the sidewalks and lounging in the shade of Victorian homes Saturday as part of the Gainesville Ramble, an open-house event for historic houses.

April 29, 2017 | Katie Tiller | Local


Big birds and small peeps enjoy flavors, fun of Chicken Festival

If you love chicken, Gainesville is the place to be, particularly for Saturday's annual Spring Chicken Festival.

April 29, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Cagle enters governor's race Sunday with ambitious economic plan

Casey Cagle is launching his campaign for governor with ambitious promises: A $100 million tax cut in his first 100 days and 500,000 jobs in his first term.

April 29, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Federal offices to issue more secure green cards, employment documents

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will start Monday issuing more secure green cards and employment authorization documents to prevent fraud.

April 29, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Linwood Nature Preserve Ecology Center is dedicated

Linwood Nature Preserve Ecology Center opened Friday after years of planning and planting with birds chirping and the sun shining.

April 29, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Hall County student selected for Furman scholarship

GREENVILLE, S.C.- A Johnson High School graduate is one of three Furman University students selected for the Hispanic Alliance-Furman University Fellowship for the 2017-18 school year.

April 29, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Art in the Square taking a break in 2017

After a 14-year run, Art is the Square is taking a break - at least for 2017.

April 29, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


King’s Hawaiian gets manufacturing award

Almost six years after investing more than $160 million to build a manufacturing facility in Oakwood, King's Hawaiian Bakery East is recognized as one of the best manufacturing companies in Georgia.

April 29, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


UNG master plan includes proposals for housing, parking at Gainesville campus

On-campus student housing, two new parking decks and the conversion of a main campus road into a pedestrian walkway are among the needs identified for the Gainesville campus in the University of North Georgia's master plan released this week.

April 29, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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Authorities: Corrections officer accused of ‘personal contact’ with inmate

A former Georgia Department of Corrections officer is accused of having "personal contact with an inmate" at the Budgetel Inn in Gainesville, according to court ...

May 13, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Man accused of putting camera in woman’s bathroom

A Flowery Branch man is accused of putting a micro video camera in his female tenant's bathroom, according to authorities.

May 13, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Group reviewed 4 bids to develop downtown property

When it came time to select between four proposals for the development of prime downtown Gainesville property owned by the city, the decision was left ...

May 13, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gateway: Pink bags in Flowery Branch not ours

The pink bags seen around Sterling on the Lake in South Hall have no connection to the Gainesville domestic violence center.

May 13, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Rain can’t dampen spirit at Relay for Life Survivors Walk

The Survivors Walk has always been the opening ceremony of the annual Relay for Life walk.

May 13, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Juvenile justice law creates parental accountability court orders

A bill signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Nathan Deal will create new judicial power to make parents accountable for delinquent children.

May 13, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Highpoint Medical Center in Braselton could open by mid-July

More medical options for residents in the South Hall area could be available this summer.

May 11, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville girl on big screen next week

Faith Renee Kennedy, for the most part, is like most 11-year-olds.

May 11, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Man appeals conviction for church outburst to Ga. Supreme Court

A man is appealing to the Georgia Supreme Court his disorderly conduct conviction for shouting "don't let Satan or the devil raise your kids ...

May 11, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Passport fairs set for Gainesville, Cumming on Saturday

The Limestone Parkway U.S. post office in Gainesville and the Cumming post office will hold passport fairs this Saturday.

May 11, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville officials: Tax increase coming thanks to 1924 vote

Gainesville officials introduced a budget Thursday that technically raises taxes 1.42 percent, thanks to a special tax approved by a few thousand voters in ...

May 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Developers to pay Gainesville $745K for downtown properties

The developers of three projects totaling $53 million on city-owned downtown land will pay Gainesville $745,000 for the property.

May 11, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Music festival, county barely on same page

An electronic music festival almost screeched to a halt before the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, but squeaked by with a 3-2 vote ...

May 11, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Residents trying to revitalize Chicopee Village

Homeowners are trying to breathe new life into one of Hall County's historic neighborhoods: Chicopee Village.

May 11, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville workshop seeks to aid first-time homebuyers

Few things are as satisfying to Rodney Garrett as helping first-time homebuyers.

May 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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