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Racing school holds open house

BRASELTON - Skip Barber Racing in Braselton soon will be the main headquarters for the nationally recognized racing school, and on Thursday it got to show off what that means.

May 13, 2011 | MATT MAUNEY Times regional staff | Local


Group to launch recall effort

A group of Hall County residents are starting their efforts to recall Hall County Commissioner Craig Lutz.

May 13, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Brenau leader appointed to state board

Gov. Nathan Deal appointed Jim Barco of Gainesville to the Private Colleges and Universities Authority on Friday.

May 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Man charged with child molestation in Hall County

Hall County sheriff's investigators say Weyman Edward Wheeler, 48, has been having sex with a 15-year-old girl since February.

May 13, 2011 | From staff reports | Local




Students, parents take part in Walk to School Day

It's called Walk to School Day, but for some, it was more of a run.

May 12, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Bank exec. sentenced to 10 years for fraud

A former Community Bank & Trust executive was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday for using customers and family members to mastermind a multimillion-dollar fraud conspiracy that helped lead to his bank's downfall.

May 12, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


Gainesville budget boasts surplus

Despite a tough budget year and increasing fuel prices, Gainesville's budget will still pull through with a surplus.

May 12, 2011 | Carolyn Crist | Local


NGCSU adds a Peace Corps Prep Program

North Georgia College & State University is now the fourth college in the nation to provide a Peace Corps Prep Program, a suggested curriculum that prepares students for work in international development.

May 12, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Children free butterflies after learning about them

After watching eight caterpillars transform through life's stages, students at Sugar Hill Elementary School finally saw them emerge as butterflies on Thursday.

May 12, 2011 | Rachel Jackson | Local


Gainesville event offers fluttering fun

More than a thousand butterflies are on their way to Gainesville today in preparation for this year's annual Friends of the Park butterfly release.

May 12, 2011 | Tricia L. Nadolny | Local


Gala celebrates Hall community leaders and volunteers

While a lot has changed in 103 years, one thing has remained the same - Hall County continues to thrive because of the nurturing efforts of community members.

May 12, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Hall County may put Sunday sales, liquor up for vote

Coming soon to a Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting: a discussion of Sunday alcohol sales.

May 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Connell won’t stay beyond interim

The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to have interim County Administrator Jock Connell pull together a list of candidates for the county's top job.

May 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawsonville may reconsider Sunday alcohol referendum

DAWSONVILLE - At least two Dawsonville officials are feeling heartburn over an item discussed at the May 2 City Council meeting.

May 12, 2011 | FRANK REDDY Times regional staff | Local


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Gainesville Police to offer active shooter response seminar

Following some high-profile shooting events around the country, Gainesville Police will host a civilian response seminar Wednesday on how to respond in these dangerous situations.

August 13, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Residents can share a cage with sheltered pets at Humane Society fundraiser

Have you ever wanted to see your friends, family or community leaders locked in a cage for hours on end? Thanks to the Humane Society ...

August 13, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


SLIDESHOW: Making a big splash for domestic violence victims

More than 100 people came out Friday to the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville for the Family Splash Bash, a fundraiser for the Gateway ...

August 12, 2016 | Erin Smith | Local


Police release clothing description connected to bones found along I-985

Gwinnett County Police on Friday released information about clothing connected to a woman's skull and bones found July 29 along Interstate 985 in Buford.

August 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


10 arrested during undercover prostitution, drug investigation

Ten arrests were made by the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad Thursday during an undercover prostitution and drug investigation.

August 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Victims from Wednesday's fatal wreck identified as North Carolina residents

The two people who died in a wreck Wednesday morning on Interstate 85 were from Lincolnton, N.C., the Georgia State Patrol said in an ...

August 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


‘We’re all behind her:’ Chestatee High watches, celebrates Jenny Arthur’s Olympic moment

Students at Chestatee High School spent the last hour of the school day Friday on the edge of their seats in front of screens throughout ...

August 12, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Hall, Gainesville government merger will appear on fall ballot

Residents across Hall County will be asked on Election Day whether they want a study conducted to determine the cost and feasibility of consolidating local ...

August 11, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Riverside honors community giants Wilheit, Cleveland

Riverside Military Academy's Alumni Hall, housing the Gainesville school's elegant mess hall, was filled Thursday evening with cadets and Gainesville civic and business ...

August 11, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


The Venue multipurpose center opens doors in South Hall

One group of folks certainly excited about newly opened The Venue at Friendship Springs in South Hall is nearby active-adult community Village at Deaton Creek.

August 11, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


DEA ruling on marijuana frustrates activists

Better count Hall County resident Katie Harrison among the millions of Americans stung by the Drug Enforcement Administration's decision on Thursday to keep marijuana ...

August 11, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Night of Awareness set for Saturday at First Baptist

Proceeds from a Saturday night barbecue dinner at First Baptist Church will benefit local programs that help hungry children and women recovering from sex trafficking.

August 11, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Man in critical condition after assault under Queen City bridge

Gainesville Police are investigating an assault Wednesday night on a man under the Queen City Parkway bridge.

August 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Authorities investigating Cleveland man's death as homicide

Authorities are investigating a Cleveland man's death as a homicide after his body was discovered at his home.

August 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


School enrollment flat in Hall County, up in Gainesville

So far this year, Hall County schools have about the same number of students and Gainesville schools have about 200 more than they did at ...

August 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


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