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Chokehold robbery case moves on to Superior Court

A Gainesville Police investigator testified Friday about a man almost blacking out when allegedly choked during a robbery.

September 02, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Remains found in vacant Gainesville lot

Gainesville Police are investigating after remains were found in a vacant lot in the city.

September 02, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Two die in Banks County wreck

The drivers of two cars were killed in an accident in Banks County about 6:30 a.m. Friday.

September 02, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Developer looks to expand affordable housing for seniors

The developer of the Myrtle Terraces senior living homes in Gainesville is hoping the city will authorize a community revitalization plan for the area as a way to help secure tax credits necessary to add more apartment units.

September 02, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Flowery Branch to study downtown drainage fixes

Flowery Branch took a step Thursday night toward improving downtown drainage woes - a move officials believe also will help with economic development.

September 02, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Halftime Heroes: West Hall’s Band of Silver celebrates home, family

If you ask any members of the West Hall High School Band of Silver what the band means to them, they'll all likely have a similar answer.

September 01, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Rolling car kills Talmo woman

A Talmo woman died Thursday afternoon when a car experiencing a mechanical problem rolled over her, according to Georgia State Patrol.

September 01, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Johnson joins Jobs for Georgia Graduates program that helps at-risk students

Thirty-nine students at Johnson High School are working on soft skills and workforce development with Lisa Jones, a new teacher at the school, as part of Jobs for Georgia Graduates, a new program in Hall County.

September 01, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Authorities: Man drowned at lakeside property in Murrayville

The Hall County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday it had found the body of a drowning victim on Aug. 24 in Murrayville.

September 01, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


South Georgia residents, travelers brace for hurricane’s impact

Georgia residents in many southern, central and coastal counties braced for Hermine as the tropical storm strengthened into a hurricane Thursday and steamed toward Florida's Gulf Coast.

September 01, 2016 | Times staff and wire reports | Local


Gator caught on Lanier, will be released in South Georgia

Jason Clark heard about the 3-foot alligator spotted on Lake Lanier earlier this week. But even after someone sent him the picture from Facebook, it still wasn't high on the radar of the man who runs Southeastern Reptile Rescue.

September 01, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Survey spotlights poor housing conditions in Gainesville

From dry rot and sagging or rusted roofs to uneven or cracked foundations, the conditions of many homes in many neighborhoods throughout Gainesville is a glaring and aching element of the city's affordable housing crunch.

September 01, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Work on repairing Lula’s Cobb Street bridge has started

Work has started on the Cobb Street bridge that spans the railroad in Lula, and repairs could be completed by the end of September, according to Norfolk Southern spokesman Rick Harris.

August 31, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Man sentenced to 5 years in prison for defrauding investors of more than $3.2 million

A Buford man who pleaded guilty to defrauding investors of more than $3.2 million was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday.

August 31, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Busy travel weekend expected for Labor Day thanks to lower prices than last year

It hasn't felt like it recently, but this summer has featured the cheapest gas prices since 2004, according to GasBuddy.com.

August 31, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


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Woman found not guilty in stabbing death

Following eight hours of deliberations, the jury found Ofelia Barrera-Rodriguez not guilty on all counts Friday.

September 16, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


More lane closures set for I-85/985 interchange

Georgia Department of Transportation officials are warning motorists of weekend lane closures as work continues at the Interstate 85/985 split.

September 16, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Deal suspends rules on trucker hours after pipeline leak threatens gas supplies

A leak in the Colonial pipeline, which runs from Texas to New Jersey and supplies gasoline for much of Georgia and the eastern seaboard, has ...

September 16, 2016 | Times staff and wire reports | Local




Authorities charge Hall man with child exploitation after porn found on computer

A Hall County man was charged with child exploitation after investigators found 200 sexually explicit videos and photographs of minor children in his possession, according ...

September 16, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


United Way begins campaign with focus on poverty

Living in poverty means having to make stark, difficult choices about where to spend what little money is available from day to day.

September 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


State, defense rest Thursday in Gainesville stabbing trial

The final witnesses testified Thursday in the malice murder trial of Ofelia Barrera-Rodriguez, 49.

September 16, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


SLIDESHOW: Hundreds attend event on Gainesville Square to raise awareness of childhood cancer

Several hundred people attended an event in downtown Gainesville Thursday night to raise awareness of childhood cancer. Live music, food trucks and a petting zoo ...

September 15, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Authorities respond to vehicle in Lake Lanier; no people believed to have been in car

Hall County Fire Services responded Thursday to a vehicle submerged in a Lake Lanier cove, and a dive team was dispatched to search for potential ...

September 15, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Flowery Branch OKs tax allocation district money for downtown stormwater work

Flowery Branch committed $605,000 Thursday night to stormwater improvements around the planned City Hall.

September 15, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Halftime Heroes: Director leads Riverside Military Academy band into new era

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Stephen Giove remembers, as a child in Hollywood, Fla., regular parades through the city put on by a local military academy.

September 15, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


2 Times staffers earn SNPA video, photo honors

Two staff members of The Times earned awards at the annual Southern Newspaper Publishers Association's News Industry Summit in Sarasota, Fla.

September 15, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Oakwood scouting locations for electric car charging station

Oakwood hopes to follow in the footsteps of other communities, including Gainesville, by setting up an electric car charging station.

September 15, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


United Way leads new effort to fight poverty in Hall

For the more than 32,000 Hall County residents living in poverty, and the countless more teetering on the brink, just knowing who to ask ...

September 15, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Murder trial testimony: Suspect left for Mexico after stabbing

Witnesses testifying in a murder trial Wednesday morning told the jury about Ofelia Barrera-Rodriguez's movements and comments in the days after the death of ...

September 15, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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