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Goodbye gas? Electric cars are coming in greater numbers, variety

Hall County drivers don't seem to much care for electric vehicles. Maybe they should.

July 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Photo slideshow: Yo, ho, ho; Poker Run pirates show their cards

Lake Lanier was overrun by pirates Saturday for the annual Pirates of Lanier Family Poker Run in Flowery Branch on Saturday.

July 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville to weigh plans for 65 townhomes on South Enota

A Buford-based homebuilder is looking to get almost 22 acres rezoned to develop 65 townhomes on South Enota Drive in Gainesville.

July 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall County adds 4 new ambulances into service

Harking back to the era of horse-drawn transportation, Hall County Fire Services celebrated Friday the arrival of four new ambulances with a "push-in" ceremony.

July 22, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Brenau to expand art collection

Brenau University is expected to add more than 2,000 works of art to its collection with the pending acquisition of assets belonging to a New York foundation that's been keeping alive the legacy of artists John Heliker and Robert LaHotan.

July 22, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville lawmakers to work on health care, construction committees

Gainesville's state representatives have landed seats on committees studying Georgia health care and construction.

July 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Hall County kids go to film school

Righting the wrongs of a lonely child-turned bully. Fighting a time-stopping villain after leaping from the two-dimensional world of a painting. Princesses getting attacked and imprisoned by a fluffy, pink unicorn.

July 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Proposal seeks rezoning change in Oakwood from commercial to residential

Plans appear to be moving forward on a new subdivision off Martin Road at Falcon Parkway/Ga. 13 - near a planned new interchange at Interstate 985 - but possibly without 24 acres long zoned for commercial use.

July 22, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Workers rescued from Cargill silo after lift malfunction

Two employees doing maintenance work inside a Cargill silo were helped down by Gainesville firefighters after their lift malfunctioned, according to authorities.

July 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


ADA Memorial road race set for Saturday in Gainesville

The 16th annual ADA Memorial 5- and 10-kilometer and 1-mile road race is set for Saturday in Gainesville, marking the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

July 21, 2017 | | Local


Agencies acclimate to new school for shooter training

With eyes in every direction, a quintet of officers stay in step with one another in the halls of Mundy Mill Academy, checking every classroom and alcove.

July 21, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville sees increase in English, math scores on Milestones

Gainesville City Schools officials said they were pleased that results from the Georgia Milestones testing showed increases in both English/Language Arts and mathematics, while Hall County officials said their numbers are similar to results in recent years.

July 21, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


State: Hall County, cities ineligible for funding

Hall County and its cities will be ineligible for all state funding and permitting until its Service Delivery Strategy agreement is approved by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

July 21, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Ask The Times: Old house at Queen City and Jesse Jewell to be torn down

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by a reader and answered through the efforts of our news staff.

July 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Plans change: Sardis-Ledan intersection to stay open other than some nights during roundabout work

A day after announcing the intersection of Ledan and Sardis roads would close July 31 for construction of roundabout, Hall County changed course and said the intersection will stay open during roundabout construction aside from potential night work.

July 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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Shaw Carter remembered: Gainesville, world 'has lost a bright light’

Family and friends remembered Shaw Carter for his humor and ability to "take everything in stride" while battling a heart condition that led to a ...

August 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Howard chosen Gainesville’s new Main Street manager

Gainesville native Kristen Howard is stepping into the position of Main Street manager for Gainesville.

August 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Castillo found guilty in Tadmore Park shooting, gets life in prison

Following an hour of deliberations Thursday, a jury convicted Saul Castillo on all counts in the Father's Day 2013 fatal shooting at Tadmore Park ...

August 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville carves out downtown dining district for public alcohol consumption

Gainesville officials unveiled a map establishing broad boundary lines for allowing dining patrons to consume alcohol in public downtown.

August 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Culver’s joins list of eateries coming to Braselton

More eateries are coming to Braselton, including a possible Culver's restaurant.

August 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Georgia gets allies in water wars legal fight

A deluge of counties and cities on Monday joined in the war for water among Georgia and Florida that centers on Lake Lanier and the ...

August 09, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Protesters air frustration over health care at raucous Collins town hall

Frustration over health care was front and center at a raucous town hall held Wednesday by Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville.

August 09, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Defendant testifies in Tadmore Park fatal shooting case

Saul Castillo took the stand as the last witness in his trial regarding a Father's Day 2013 shooting after a soccer game.

August 09, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Principal of 7th Hall high school has sights set on next year

While all the other principals in Hall County Schools have spent this week focused on the beginning of the 2017-18 school year, Wes McGee has ...

August 09, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Gainesville homeowners raise concerns over townhomes project

A spokesman for homeowners at The Woodlands on Lake Brenau said Wednesday that property owners will regroup after failing this week to slow down a ...

August 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Millie’s Drapery & Decorating celebrates reopening one year after fire

John Kinsey recalled the tragic day, as he held the ribbon that would be cut and mark a new day for Millie's Drapery & Decorating ...

August 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


15 Hall schools named to ‘America’s Healthiest Schools’ list

Hall County was well-represented on the "America's Healthiest Schools" list released this week by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.

August 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Lidl grocery store one step closer to coming to Gainesville

A local attorney representing a relatively new grocer in the United States that wants to open a 36,000-square-foot store on busy Dawsonville Highway offered ...

August 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Liberty Utilities opens new Gainesville office

Liberty Utilities has opened new offices at 1766 Cleveland Highway in Gainesville.

August 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall residents in federal exchange won’t have Blue Cross option in 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Healthcare Plan won't be available in 2018 for Hall County residents insured through the Affordable Care Act ...

August 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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