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Schofield named 1 of 4 finalists for superintendent of year

Hall County Schools superintendent Will Schofield has been named a finalist for 2012 Superintendent of the Year.

September 01, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Firefighters hike 110 stories to honor 9/11 victims

Before their collapse, the World Trade Center's Twin Towers stood at 1,350 feet and 110 stories.

August 31, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Petition to recall Lutz withdrawn

A group looking to recall the election of Hall County Commissioner Craig Lutz has withdrawn its application.

August 31, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Four children, adult injured in accident

Two children were flown to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston after an early Wednesday morning wreck on Mount Vernon and Jim Hood roads in North Hall.

August 31, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


County officials concerned about new state House maps

New state House districts drawn for Hall County will likely present challenges for elections officials and residents alike, said residents and county officials who spoke at a community meeting on new political maps.

August 31, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Graves: Congress must focus on jobs, economy

Meeting with residents who packed the Forsyth County Administration Building Wednesday night, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves said jobs and the economy are the top issues the government should be dealing with right now.

August 31, 2011 | By Julie Arrington Times regional staff | Local


Gainesville residents help Irene victims

As residents across the east coast clean up after Hurricane Irene, a group of Gainesville residents continues to offer aid to those affected by the storm.

August 31, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Brenau program saving endangered species

There are a lot of little green things growing in Jessi Shrout and Heather Gladfelter's lab at Brenau University.

August 31, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Local businesswoman to run against Hamrick for Gainesville council seat

As qualifying wrapped up in Gainesville and some other area cities on Wednesday, local businesswoman Debra Harkrider filed papers stating her official intention to run for the Gainesville City Council.

August 31, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


One killed, 6 seriously injured in Tuesday morning wrecks

One man is dead after a wreck Tuesday morning on McEver Road at Gould Road in front of Free Chapel Worship Center.

August 31, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Gainesville school board lowers tax rate slightly

Gainesville taxpayers will have a little less of a load this year.

August 30, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Chamber sees 'bump in growth' for Hall County

OAKWOOD - Existing industry in Hall County is seeing a "bump in growth," a Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce official told South Hall business leaders Tuesday.

August 30, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawsonville man faces felony drug charges

A 42-year-old Dawsonville man was arrested Monday after he was accused of shooting an intruder who authorities say was attempting to take marijuana plants from his property early Sunday.

August 30, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Graves seeks public's input

U.S. Rep. Tom Graves will hold town hall meetings this week in Northeast Georgia to discuss issues and hear from residents in the 9th District, which includes Hall County.

August 30, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Teachers learn how to use LEGOs as educational tool

LEGOs are more than just plastic bricks these days. Now, they're ways to get kids interested in math, science and creative writing.

August 30, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | 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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