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Gainesville man retires on 80th birthday after 55 years at same company

After 55 years at the same workplace, Robert Stringer says, with a smile, that he expects to "rust out" in his retirement years.

March 05, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


AARP event to focus on woman who challenged beliefs on aging

Women's History Month will continue Thursday with an event celebrating the life of a woman who challenged outdated beliefs about what it means to age, as well as founded AARP Georgia and what was then known as the National Retired Teacher's Association.

March 05, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Burning cigar causes 10-acre brush fire near four North Hall homes

A discarded cigar is believed to have caused a 10-acre brush fire near four North Hall homes Sunday afternoon.

March 05, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Dock security a rising concern for Lake Lanier residents

Docks are sometimes the target of opportunistic thieves, and some Lake Lanier residents wish they could use surveillance cameras to monitor the belongings they keep by the lake just as they do the belongings in their home.

March 05, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Weighing humanity vs. cost of illegal immigration in Hall County

Ana Miranda said she recently returned to Gainesville from Mexico, where she visited her deported husband.

March 05, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Ex-offenders get 2nd chance to forge a new life

With her freedom coming, Vickie Huff said she worried about her resume's two-decade hole in employment history.

March 05, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Rotary Club builds 100th wheelchair ramp for homebound residents

The Rotary Club of Gainesville believes in service above self, and local members have put that motto into action.

March 04, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


iTNLanier transit service a savior for seniors

For those who can't get around on their own, iTNLanier fills the gap.

March 04, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Little Leaguers step up to the plate at Gainesville Park and Recreation

Gainesville Parks and Recreation T-Ball Bandits practice began Friday evening in the chilly air at Candler Fields. The season begins on Saturday March 18 following the annual Little League opening day ceremony at City Park.

March 04, 2017 | Scott Rogers | Local


Flurry of activity at Gold Dome on Crossover Day

Friday marked Crossover Day, when bills must pass at least one chamber of the Georgia legislature to have a chance of becoming law. Here's a look at what still has life and what died on the vine.

March 04, 2017 | Times Staff and Wire reports | Local


Former Hall Fire officer, national fire program director dies

Hall County Fire Services' first training officer, who would later become a director within the Federal Emergency Management Agency, died Thursday.

March 04, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Tour promoting healthy lifestyle, fighting hunger gets underway

Gainesville will be the first stop of eight on the statewide Pop-Up Pantry Party tour.

March 04, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Political science professors' views mixed on Trump scandals

Could President Donald Trump be falling into the same trap that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon? Two professors of presidential politics at the University of North Georgia in Gainesville offered different thoughts on the discussion.

March 04, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


2 students injured in school bus crash in South Hall

Two students were taken to the hospital after a school bus wreck Friday morning.

March 03, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


The latest from the state Capitol ahead of legislative deadline

March 03, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


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Shifting travel policies make Afghan student uncertain she can return to Brenau

This summer, Brenau University student Razia Hussaini plans to fly home to Afghanistan. But she is unsure about making the return trip.

March 19, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Grady Young Foundation awards 16 scholarships to local students

Sixteen young people were recognized Saturday evening by the Grady Young Foundation, Inc. for their hard work, good academic standing, positive attitudes and commitments to ...

March 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Johnson junior eager for capital adventure on Washington Youth Tour

In a few months, Cecelia Tatro will be heading to Washington, D.C. for the first time and she can hardly wait.

March 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Birds of prey get their day at Elachee's Raptor Fest

Buster Brown is addicted to falconry. To him, the sport is more than just hunting with a bird; it's about the care of the ...

March 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Gun safety, community ties are main targets at annual BB gun event

Saturday morning began with a bang at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center as children and law enforcement officials lined up with BB guns in a friendly ...

March 18, 2017 | Katie Tiller | Local


J.C. Penney closing 5 stores in state, none in North Ga.

NEW YORK - Five stores in Georgia, but none in North Georgia, among the 138 locations J.C. Penney announced Friday it will shutter in the ...

March 18, 2017 | Staff and wire reports | Local


Rollover crash leads to arrest, one serious injury

A Dahlonega man has been charged with DUI following a single-vehicle crash Friday night on Ga. 60/Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville that injured all ...

March 18, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Habitat home dedication marks first for Gainesville High

Darla Gibson hugged more than a dozen high school students who showed up Friday to dedicate her dream house at the Habitat for Humanity subdivision.

March 18, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man charged with attempted murder

A grand jury returned a more serious charge of attempted murder for a Gainesville man accused of shooting an acquaintance multiple times.

March 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Flowery Branch man accused of stabbing man in chest, face

A Flowery Branch man is accused of stabbing an acquaintance in the chest, leg and face, according to authorities.

March 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Women encourage others to invent the selves they want to be

Excelling and making a difference was a common theme among the five women who shared their stories with attendees of Brenau University's fourth annual ...

March 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Chestatee teacher among suspects in $6M drug bust in Oakwood

Authorities seized more than $6 million worth of cocaine and heroin Thursday from a home on Crawford Oaks Drive in Oakwood.

March 17, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Rabid skunks, raccoon reported in Hall

Two rabid skunks were found recently in Hall County.

March 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville man gets 8-year sentence in 2015 credit union heist

A Gainesville man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing a credit union in Homer in 2015.

March 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall County files response, motion to dismiss class-action pension lawsuit

Hall County filed a response Wednesday to the estimated $75 million class action pension lawsuit, claiming in its motion to dismiss that it had the ...

March 17, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


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