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Forsyth County delays decision on water contract with Cumming

Forsyth County commissioners on Thursday delayed a decision on extending water contracts with the city of Cumming. The contracts expire in less than two months.

April 05, 2012 | By Alyssa LaRenzie Times regional staff | Local


Political Pulse: Hall representatives take stand against nonpartisan elections

Last week, as the General Assembly rushed to get bills passed before the clock ran out, the three representatives from Hall County voted "no" on a bill that had little to do with Hall or the rest of the state.

April 05, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Forsyth, Hall counties grow, slowly in 2011

Forsyth County is still among the top 50 fastest-growing counties in the country, but its rate of growth - once among the top five counties in the country - between 2010 and 2011 fell behind others, according to estimates released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

April 05, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Carter's to create 1,000 jobs in Braselton by 2015

Braselton will soon be home to 600 of Georgia's newest jobs.

April 04, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Bobo, local textile pioneer and Boy Scout leader, died at 94

Gene Bobo, who is credited with inventing modern day hosiery and was heavily involved in the local Boy Scouts, died on Wednesday.

April 04, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Reward offered for information in shooting of Lula horses

Animal lovers throughout the region have come to the aid of a Hall County man who found two of his horses shot in a pasture.

April 04, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Gainesville business owner enters race for Hall commission seat

Gainesville business owner Jeff Stowe has announced his candidacy for the Hall County Board of Commissioners District 4 seat.

April 04, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Strawberry harvesting starts early for local growers

Strawberry fans rejoice. Harvest season is here.

April 04, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local




Man flown to hospital after hand crushed in machinery

A man was flown to Atlanta Medical Center after an accident at USA Production Parts Wednesday afternoon.

April 04, 2012 | | Local


Man struck by tree limb back home after receiving 200 stitches

A 27-year-old Hall County man struck in the face by a tree limb while working in late March was released from the hospital on Wednesday, according to his father.

April 04, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Gainesville man drowns off Panama City Beach

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - A man from Georgia drowned off Panama City Beach, where authorities say several other people had to be rescued from a strong rip current.

April 04, 2012 | | Local


State health plan once again includes some weight-loss surgeries for employees

More than 200 pounds ago, Tammie Morales was 34 and regularly saw a cardiologist.

April 04, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


New university’s mission needs OK from Regents

It still doesn't have a name, but the planned consolidated college in North Georgia has a mission statement just waiting on approval from the state Board of Regents.

April 04, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Lake Lanier's flow reduction to continue for 1 month

Less water will flow out of Lake Lanier for another month - if the weather stays as predicted.

April 04, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


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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


Attorneys: Fatal soccer park shooting sparked by events more than 30 years earlier

Revenge for alleged wrongs more than 30 years ago in El Salvador led to a Father's Day 2013 shooting at a Gainesville park, according ...

August 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall set to study prospect of new multimillion-dollar recycling center

Hall County is exploring a new, multimillion-dollar recycling center at the Candler Road Landfill.

August 08, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Citizen leader forced off transportation advisory group

The leader of a transportation citizens advisory group resigned Tuesday in a clash with government leaders over the creation of a subcommittee to study a ...

August 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Demo workers busy Tuesday at century-old house on busy corner

Demolition began in earnest Tuesday on the historic Pierce House overlooking Jesse Jewell and Queen City parkways in Gainesville.

August 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Authorities looking for suspects in boat thefts; 2 suspects arrested

Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a series of boat thefts on the north end of Lake Lanier in which the boats were ...

August 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Buford man faces misdemeanor vehicular homicide charges in Sunday I-985 wreck

A Buford man faces misdemeanor vehicular homicide charges in a five-vehicle wreck Sunday night that killed two people and injured eight others, including himself, on ...

August 08, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Dawsonville Highway widening moves closer to short-term project list

An early step was taken Tuesday to put the widening of Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 on a short-term project list.

August 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


At least 6 of 8 injured in fatal wreck released from hospital

At least six of the eight people injured in a five-car wreck that killed two people on Interstate 985 near Oakwood on Sunday night have ...

August 07, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Kindness rocks: Nationwide trend of painting, hiding rocks for others rolls into Forsyth County

August 07, 2017 | By Isabel Hughes ihughes@forsythnews.com | Local


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