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Maddox family calls for end to violence after son’s shooting death

Reflecting on the loss of their son at Christmas, Terry and Landa Maddox are calling to "stop the violence" and pleading for people to love another.

December 25, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Where Gainesville's homeless and downtrodden find community

Tom Lord, always dressed in his coat, beanie cap and two-toned glasses, can be found at the Good News at Noon shelter in Gainesville every day when lunch is served.

December 25, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Local Mexicans celebrate ‘posadas’ at Christmas

Many of the Mexicans who make up the largest number of Gainesville's growing Hispanic population still hold dear to their longstanding "posadas" - more than a weeklong holiday of merrymaking centered around festive foods, fruity drinks, song and the company of family and friends.

December 25, 2016 | By Carlos Galarza cgalarza@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


How new water guidelines may affect Lake Lanier

Enough water to serve metro Atlanta and beyond can be pulled from Lake Lanier, according to an updated document governing the river basin straddling Georgia, Florida and Alabama.

December 24, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


SLIDESHOW: Worshippers attend Christmas Eve services

First Presbyterian Church held three Christmas Eve services Saturday and will hold one service on Christmas Day, with each service being a little different in theme.

December 24, 2016 | Erin Smith | Local


College students hand out holiday cheer at medical center

Spreading Christmas cheer to the people who need it most is something for which three college students will give up the majority of their Christmas Day.

December 24, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Bill signed to name Gainesville federal courthouse for judge

President Barack Obama signed a bill last week that will officially name the Gainesville federal courthouse for a former judge.

December 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Northern Georgia court district collected $108 million in FY2016

The federal court for the northern district of Georgia tallied $108 million in fiscal year 2016 from criminal and civil actions.

December 24, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Mom, daughter hurt in crash to leave hospital today

A woman on the brink of death two weeks ago will be discharged from Northeast Medical Center in Gainesville today much to the delight of family and friends.

December 24, 2016 | | Local


Couple spreads cheer, story of Christmas at neonatal care unit

Santa Claus came early for babies fighting for their lives in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

December 24, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local




Stragglers keep shopping down to the wire

With the 2016 Christmas season coming to a close, many shoppers were still store hopping Friday looking to complete their gift lists.

December 24, 2016 | BY CARLOS GALARZA cgalarza@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Meals on Wheels needs volunteers

It's a testament to the depth of the need that even at this time of year local social service agencies remain looking for volunteers.

December 24, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Oh there’s no place like home: More traveling for holidays

More people than ever will be traveling this holiday season, an increase of 1.5 percent over last year, according to AAA. Perhaps not everyone is going home for the holidays, but wherever you're going, here are a few things to keep in mind depending on how you're going.

December 23, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


5 indicted on attempted sex trafficking charge

Five men charged in an undercover operation in October 2015 were indicted last week for allegedly attempting sex trafficking.

December 23, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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Gainesville makes plans to demolish old Hall jail in midtown

Gainesville officials have decided to demolish the old Hall County jail on Main Street in the midtown district and sell the cleared 4-acre lot to ...

January 09, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Man flown to Atlanta hospital after being burned in South Hall fire

A man was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta with second-degree burns after an early Monday fire in South Hall.

January 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


No one hurt in school bus wreck in North Hall

No one was injured in an early Monday school bus wreck on Jim Hood Road near Sutton Road in North Hall.

January 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Georgia legislature opens session focused on schools, health

January 09, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Matt Dubnik has worked to prepare for first time in legislature

A learning curve is ahead, but Matt Dubnik has been preparing for his first day under the gold dome for 10 months - or ever since ...

January 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Taxes, medical marijuana among Hall legislators’ priorities

State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, is once again a top floor leader for Gov. Nathan Deal in the Senate.

January 08, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Latest winter weather closings, schedule changes

Here are schedule changes related to the winter weather as provided to The Times:

January 08, 2017 | | Local


Building a reputation: Gainesville’s Padgham to be featured on CBS program

Attention to detail is what separates Richard Padgham from other builders.

January 08, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Crashes, fatalities down in Hall, bucking state trend

Four rose-colored pushpins jut out from Sgt. Todd Casper's map of Hall County in his office at the Sheriff's Office headquarters. Representing traffic ...

January 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Democrats to push ideas on economy, education, equality, environment

For years, Democrats have faced an uphill battle in the Georgia General Assembly. But that is no deterrent to the priorities they have laid out ...

January 08, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Bypass, Green Street improvements may get into gear this year

Gainesville is trying to get the wheels moving in 2017 on a couple of long-discussed key road projects: Green Street improvements and an "inner bypass ...

January 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


How will they spend your $23 billion? Legislators start new session Monday

With a nearly $23 billion budget, Georgia lawmakers have as much money to spend as ever.

January 08, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Legislature 2017: Issues to watch

Health care

January 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


State leaders focus on fix for struggling schools

Calling the current system of school improvement and accountability "harsh," the state superintendent of schools would like Georgia lawmakers to take a closer look at ...

January 08, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local




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