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Needed rain spoils Labor Day activities for many

Hall County got the best of strong storms that moved through the area Monday - some much needed rainfall and no damage to speak of.

September 05, 2011 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Authorities to continue search for drowning victim today

Authorities Sunday night called off the search for the body of a man who dived off a boat on Lake Lanier earlier in the day and tried to swim ashore.

September 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Systems work to get students to school safely

With bright yellow paint, flashing amber lights and small red stop signs, school buses are hard to miss in a sea of after-school traffic.

September 05, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Soccer games at Allen Creek boost tourism dollars

Allen Creek Soccer Complex served as a home for at least 54 different youth soccer teams and families from all over the Southeast this weekend.

September 05, 2011 | Megan Gill | Local


Business owner remembered as ‘larger than life’

Funeral services are set today for longtime Hall County businessman Frank Turk, hailed Sunday by a close friend as "larger than life" and someone who "never met a stranger."

September 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


RaceTrac revs up for new store in Dawson County

The Development Authority of Dawson County has announced RaceTrac Petroleum expects to begin building a gas station and convenience store on Ga. 400 within the next month.

September 05, 2011 | BY JAMES G. WOLFE JR. Times regional staff | Local


‘Long, hot summer’ keeps water patrols busy

This summer Northeast Georgia experienced record high temperatures and severe drought conditions, bringing millions of visitors to Lake Lanier.

September 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


South Hall has many identities

The bridge that connects one part of Village at Deaton Creek in South Hall is pretty special to residents of the retirement community.

September 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lee may clear Hall's rainfall deficit

Hall County's rainfall deficit for the year may be wiped out if projections for Tropical Storm Lee pan out as predicted.

September 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville outreach center faces eviction

For the last 25 years, the Veterans and Community Outreach Foundation has been providing assistance to the under-served and economically disadvantaged members of the community.

September 03, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Crossing guards are a vital part of school day

Sharon Rucker has been a crossing guard for Gainesville City Schools since 1999.

September 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall tax amnesty earns $99K but few takers

Hall County officials took in $99,031 in overdue taxes by offering to waive penalty and interest fees on past-due property tax bills.

September 03, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Many work part-time for lack of better options

Talk about an employment roller coaster.

September 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Economic woes weigh on workers, job seekers

The economy continues to fluctuate, and the latest labor report continues to show dismal numbers, placing increased financial burdens on millions of American families.

September 03, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Brenau takeover of Mountains Center may be win-win

A proposal from Brenau University to take over Gainesville's Georgia Mountains Center seems to give both entities a new lease on life in Northeast Georgia.

September 03, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


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Steps being made to help homeless in Hall County

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that a chronically homeless person can cost the public between $30,000 and $50,000 annually ...

November 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville man joining program to transition from homelessness to housing, work

When Tony Rhodes planted a cross into the ground in a patch of woods behind the Tire Barn in Gainesville where he had camped, it ...

November 22, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Smoke from fires could be part of residents’ travel path

While some relief has come locally from smoke associated with wildfires in recent days, holiday travels northward could put some Hall County residents closer to ...

November 22, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


As gas prices drop, traffic expected to increase for Thanksgiving

As the holiday season kicks into full swing, millions of people across the nation will take to road and sky this week, visiting loved ones ...

November 22, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Fire sends one to hospital with smoke inhalation

A fire on Gillsville Highway sent one person to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for smoke inhalation on Tuesday.

November 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Georgia voter turnout hits a record with more than 76.5 percent in Nov. 8 election

ATLANTA - However one views results of the November election for national and local offices, there's no denying one fact: Voter interest was never higher ...

November 22, 2016 | Times staff and wire reports | Local


Mortgage paid for a year for Gainesville man

For two decades, Tomas Ramirez helped put a roof over the heads of Gainesville's homeless.

November 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall planning board rejects proposed campus to house women involved in sex trafficking

A Gainesville ministry's plans to build a campus housing women involved in sex trafficking were rejected Monday night by the Hall County Planning Commission.

November 21, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Chicopee residents see second slaying in four months

After some break-ins and the small community's second suspected homicide in four months, Dwight Turner told his elderly mother not to sit out on ...

November 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Rezoning for Guilford clinic in Oakwood approved

A new Guilford Immediate Care medical building at the corner of Mundy Mill Road and Interstate 985 was approved Monday night by the Oakwood Planning ...

November 21, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


U.S. marshal from Flowery Branch dies while serving warrant

A U.S. marshal killed when executing a warrant last week will have funeral services Saturday.

November 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Some restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Hall County

Editor's Note: Despite being included in this list previously, Avocados on the downtown Gainesville square is not open on Thanksgiving.

November 21, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Vietnam vet gets long-awaited medals

When it came time for James Procopio to graduate from Manhattan College in 1964, he had three options: join the military, get married or move ...

November 21, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Restoration work making progress at Healan’s Mill

Healan's Mill is in the midst of a makeover.

November 21, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


3 killed in pair of weekend wrecks

A pair of wrecks left three people dead in Hall County over the weekend.

November 20, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


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