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Local law enforcement work at doughnut shops to raise money for Special Olympics

Law enforcement officers embraced the doughnut cliches on Friday in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics athletes in Georgia.

June 02, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Former Hall teacher walks for camp scholarships

With 8.91 miles completed of a 10-mile solo charity walk in Gainesville Thursday afternoon, Betty Ray knew she would complete her goal for the day.

June 02, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Flowery Branch council approves tax rate with 3-2 vote

After hearing from three residents who spoke at two public hearings, the Flowery Branch City Council approved, by a 3-2 vote, first reading of an ordinance Thursday night that would keep taxes the same for all residents except those who had higher reassessments this year.

June 02, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville police looking for armed robbery suspect

Gainesville Police are looking for a man suspected of armed robbery in an incident Thursday morning at an auto parts store.

June 01, 2017 | | Local




Women’s shelter, other causes get Wells Fargo donations

Three Gainesville causes have more cash in the bank thanks to donations from Wells Fargo, which is celebrating the opening of its new location on Jesse Jewell Parkway.

June 01, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville officials give their spin on property tax changes

Gainesville City Manager Bryan Lackey has a suggestion for downplaying a 1.42 percent property tax increase in the new budget.

June 01, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall County’s alert system won’t wake you again except in life-threatening situations

Hall County's mass emergency alert system is going to be used less often after a policy change prompted by Tuesday's missing child alert.

June 01, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Slideshow: Hot air balloons fill Helen skies with color

Weather conditions are important when flying hot air balloons, and the weather was perfect Thursday morning in Helen for the 44th annual Helen to the Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Race.

June 01, 2017 | Scott Rogers | Local


Lane closures could slow U.S. 129/Ga. 11

Rolling lane closures could slow traffic on U.S. 129/Ga. 11 during the day Thursday as grass is mowed along the shoulders of the road widening project.

June 01, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Expect delays Wednesday on Spout Springs Road

Roadwork may affect traffic on Spout Springs Road on Wednesday.

June 01, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Riverside to honor Bagwell, Strickland at leadership dinner Aug. 10

Riverside Military Academy will honor Tommy Bagwell and Loyd F. Strickland at the fourth annual Sandy Beaver Entrepreneurial Leadership Award dinner on Aug. 10. The dinner will be held in Alumni Hall on the Riverside campus.

May 31, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Peaches in North Georgia buck state trend, yield large crop

A dismal year for Georgia's central and southern peach farmers means money is growing on trees for North Georgia orchards.

May 31, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Organization hopes to use Green Street home for mentoring young men with social disorder

A young man with the physical build of a strong college football lineman shared openly with a stranger the many good things that are happening in his life.

May 31, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


92-year-old man gains muscle strength through medical trial

At age 92, Bill Erwin likes to be active.

May 31, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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Habersham couple plead not guilty to 340 animal abuse charges

A Habersham County couple pleaded not guilty to 340 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty stemming from the April seizure of more than 400 animals from ...

June 16, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Deputy, adults, child injured in exchange of gunfire in East Hall

A deputy was shot and multiple adults and a child injured in an exchange of gunfire in East Hall around midnight Thursday.

June 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Flowery Branch OKs millage rate that could hike taxes for some residents

A property tax increase is in store for Flowery Branch residents who had property reassessed at higher values this year.

June 16, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall's proposed tax increase brings opposition at public hearings

Those who turned up to Hall County's two public hearings on Thursday were clear: They don't want a tax increase.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville water project to connect 130 properties

By this time next year, more than 100 homeowners who are currently getting their water from wells will be connected to the city of Gainesville ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Local law enforcement taking more precautions with drug evidence

In the wake of new opioid overdoses, local law enforcement agencies are changing some protocols in how they interact with evidence.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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