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Seats, shelters on the way for Hall bus stops

Efforts to install some 30 "Simme-Seats" at Hall Area Transit stops - a first for the bus system - could take place this spring.

March 01, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Ga., Ala. immigration laws await high court

ATLANTA - A panel of federal appeals court judges in Georgia said today it will wait for direction from the U.S. Supreme Court before deciding the constitutionality of Georgia and Alabama's immigration laws.

March 01, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville school bus involved in accident

A Gainesville school bus struck a construction trash bin this morning on Lakeshore Circle.

March 01, 2012 | | Local


GSC campus votes in mock presidential primary

The nation will find out how Georgia votes in the 2012 presidential primary next Tuesday, but on the campus of Gainesville State College, the students, faculty and staff have already made their choice. Well, sort of.

March 01, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Gingrich offers bold ideas to beat Obama

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich pitched himself as the boldest presidential candidate with the right vision for America before a crowd of a few hundred supporters Wednesday night at the Gainesville Civic Center.

March 01, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Gingrich looks to Ga. to fuel comeback

Moments after he addressed a Gainesville crowd Wednesday evening, Newt Gingrich got word of a headline on a news website that he, like "Lazarus," might be rising again.

March 01, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Texting error leads to lockdowns at West Hall middle, high schools

An auto corrected text message, accidentally sent to the wrong number, was the catalyst to lockdowns Wednesday at West Hall middle and high schools.

March 01, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Judge who pulled gun out in Lumpkin courtroom retires

Judge David Barrett, who last week pulled a gun out during a court hearing in Lumpkin County, has retired, according to a letter to Gov. Nathan Deal dated Wednesday.

March 01, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Sardis Road Connector gets funding

The Sardis Road Connector picked up a little steam last week, but the long-awaited road project is still about five years from starting.

February 29, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Tornado season has stormy start

In a fitting start to Georgia's official tornado season, the National Weather Service in Peachtree City issued severed weather warnings with the chance of tornadoes Wednesday night and into this morning.

February 29, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


DUI training available for local law enforcement, prosecutors

A free six-hour course on investigating and prosecuting DUI cases will be offered to local law enforcement and prosecutors next week in Gainesville.

February 29, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Assistance offered for those out of work

Georgia Mountains Workforce Development will hold information sessions today for those out of work and eligible for assistance.

February 29, 2012 | | Local


North Forsyth student charged with threats

February 29, 2012 | | Local


Woman honored for putting Dahlonega ‘on the map’

More than 20 years after her death, Madeleine Kiker Anthony is still regarded as a major force in turning this former gold-rush town into a major tourist draw.

February 29, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gingrich to speak at Gainesville rally today

Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich comes to Gainesville today as part of an effort to rally voters in his home state.

February 29, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


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Oakwood officer honored for heroic fire rescue

An Oakwood police officer was honored Monday night for his heroics in rescuing a wheelchair-bound man from a burning house June 19.

July 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood gives first OK to film ordinance

Following in Hall County's footsteps, Oakwood is looking to put in place its own ordinance addressing film and music productions in the South Hall ...

July 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fourth teenager in Stephens County wreck dies

The fourth teenager in a fatal June 30 car crash in Stephens County died Friday, according to authorities.

July 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Traffic concerns raised in Fazoli’s proposal

A proposed Fazoli's restaurant in Gainesville appears to have at least one obstacle to overcome: traffic.

July 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


New voices raise alarm about housing needs

A young woman recently contacted the Newtown Florist Club about the difficulties she was having trying to find a place to live for her and ...

July 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Fire damages South Hall home

A Sunday night fire caused damage to a 2,500-square-foot home in South Hall.

July 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Papa Jack’s reopens Monday in new location, larger space

After being closed for a week, South Hall's Papa Jack's Country Kitchen will reopen Monday in a new location with double the space ...

July 09, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Area shoppers adjust to scrapped tax holiday

Kerri Palmer planned to spend $200 out of pocket on teaching supplies before the school year begins in August. Her plans changed this week.

July 09, 2017 | | Local


Taxicab boom in Gainesville driving a growing need

Every day, colorful taxicabs with cheerful and exotic Spanish names dart in and out of busy Gainesville streets and thoroughfares.

July 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


‘Soft’ skills get a hard emphasis for prospective job seekers

As public schools, technical colleges and universities prepare students to enter today's workforce, it's not enough to teach them the skills needed to ...

July 09, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Mother pleased with settlement in Gainesville High School's Title IX case

Though she said she never intended to take the matter to litigation, Ginger Folger said it was vital to see the Title IX case involving ...

July 09, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Students turn out to ‘untag’ Gainesville by erasing graffiti

For its fifth year, Generation Inspiration was out Saturday for its "Un-tag Gainesville" event at a handful of locations "until they run out of paint ...

July 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Photo slideshow: Cracker Fly-In shows off aces of the wild blue yonder

The annual Cracker Fly-In at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville offered a tarmac full of delights to tempt aviation enthusiasts.

July 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville school district seeks to attract minority teachers

With Hispanics and African-Americans accounting for nearly 80 percent of student enrollment in Gainesville City Schools but only 12 percent of certified teachers, district leaders ...

July 08, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


New provost looks forward to fresh opportunity at Brenau

After four months of saying goodbye to colleagues at a school in North Carolina where worked for seven years, Jim Eck said he is happy ...

July 08, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


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