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Gainesville hiker remembered as calming, inspirational

A Gainesville woman was found dead Tuesday near Yonah Mountain in White County, according to authorities.

April 06, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Police: Lock car doors, hide valuables

Three reports of cars being entered early this week on Riverside Drive highlight a common problem, according to Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook.

April 06, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Small Business Success Seminar set for Tuesday

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Success Seminar will be from 7:45-9 a.m. Tuesday at the chamber office, 230 E.E. Butler Parkway in Gainesville.

April 06, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville High students are ‘environmental ambassadors’

Styrofoam, recyclables, carpooling, composting and growing vegetables are part of "Greener Way is the Better Way," a project that two Gainesville High School students will compete with in a nationwide contest in July.

April 06, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Facebook buddies up to small business

With Gainesville and Hall County drawing new residents, big-box stores and major corporations are following close behind.

April 06, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville woman found dead near Yonah Mountain 'made everyone feel loved'

A Gainesville woman was found dead Tuesday near Yonah Mountain in White County, according to authorities.

April 06, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall County beats job creation goals

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce might want to raise the bar on projected annual job creation numbers.

April 06, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Cyber security growing field for University of North Georgia

Because cyber security is a growing concern for the country's defense and for private business, the University of North Georgia is emphasizing its courses in the field and planning for more programs. The Center for Cyber Operations was formed in January.

April 06, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Gainesville serves as North Georgia manufacturing hub

Railroads and rivers contributed to Gainesville's growth in the early 19th century, and that network of transportation continues today through the roads leading to the city.

April 06, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Dawsonville man charged with child molestation

April 06, 2016 | By Michele Hester mhester@dawsonnews.com | Local


Tornado’s legacy lingers, 80 years after ripping through downtown Gainesville

Growing up in Gainesville, Dawn Parks had heard about how the Tornado of '36 devastated downtown.

April 06, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Clermont mayor goes on offense in de-annexation matter

A Clermont businessman's quest to de-annex from the North Hall County town got off to a rocky start Tuesday night as the mayor rebutted an email sent by the businessman to officials and otherwise defended the town.

April 05, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Elections officials prep for heavy turnout in May primaries

Hall County elections officials are gearing up for what is expected to be a large turnout in the May primaries, with a sample ballot now available for voters to review before casting their ballot.

April 05, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Rezoning opens door for new commercial development

The Gainesville City Council on Tuesday OK'd a rezoning of 3.5 acres on Calvary Church Road near its intersection with Candler Highway that could lead to new commercial development on the property.

April 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Celebrity dancers named for annual charity fundraising competition

Ten familiar Hall County faces will spend 10 hours this spring trying something new for charity.

April 05, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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Gainesville High to join pilot program with Comcast, GPB

"Gainesville's TV station" could be the result of a pilot project that will involve audio and video technology students from Gainesville High School. That ...

April 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Flowery Branch names new interim solicitor to represent city

A South Hall resident who practices law in Lawrenceville was named Flowery Branch's interim solicitor Wednesday morning.

April 27, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Water, Glades’ fate flow at GOP debate among Hall commission candidates

Water is life. In Hall County, it's also money.

April 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Student spending: Hall, Gainesville below state, national averages

Georgia spends less per student than the national average, Georgia Department of Education spokesman Matt Cardoza said. And Hall County and Gainesville schools fall below ...

April 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville teacher among 10 finalists for Georgia Teacher of the Year award

Heather McConnell, special education teacher at Gainesville Middle School, is one of the 10 finalists for the 2017 Georgia Teacher of the Year award.

April 26, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens announces campaign to ‘unmask’ sex traffickers

With Atlanta as one of the largest centers of sex trafficking in the country, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens announced Tuesday a campaign to target ...

April 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Woman, pet attacked by pack of dogs

Carly Sharec and her nearly 9-year-old miniature Schnauzer, Bowser, were out for their morning walk just after 8:30 a.m. Saturday when a pack ...

April 26, 2016 | By Michele Hester mhester@dawsonnews.com | Local




U.S. Rep. Doug Collins sets up meeting with Windstream over customer service concerns

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, said in a statement Tuesday that he will meet with Windstream officials on May 9 to discuss the company ...

April 26, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hoschton bank robbery suspect being sought

A bank robbery suspect is being sought by the Jackson County Sheriff's Department after a Monday afternoon incident at Hamilton State Bank, located at ...

April 26, 2016 | By LeAnne Akin lakin@clickthepaper.com | Local


4 escape morning house fire in West Hall

Four people escaped a house fire Tuesday morning, though a 15-year-old girl was evaluated for smoke inhalation.

April 26, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall government employees clean up 22.56 tons of litter

More than 22 tons of litter was collected as a part of Hall County government's spring cleaning project, which concluded Friday with a litter ...

April 26, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


May 24 primary voter registration deadline is Tuesday

The deadline to register for the May 24 primary is Tuesday.

April 25, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Event venue Braselton-Stover House one step closer to also housing funeral home

The Braselton Planning Commission is recommending the Braselton Town Council approve the request to rezone the Braselton-Stover House property to commercial to allow for continued ...

April 25, 2016 | By LeAnne Akin lakin@clickthepaper.com | Local


Hall taking steps to moving juvenile, probate courts to courthouse annex

A plan to renovate the Hall County Courthouse Annex and move juvenile and probate courts there may pick up serious steam this week.

April 25, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


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