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First cycle of chemotherapy dispels expectations, fears

Chemotherapy is not at all what I expected it to be.

February 28, 2012 | Sara Guevara | Local


The Local Agenda: Hall County to accept Gainesville's sludge

Despite the occasional high-profile disagreements between elected officials of Hall County and the city of Gainesville, there is rarely any mudslinging involved.

February 28, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Bomb hoax ties up law enforcement

Taxpayer resources were tied up for more than two hours Monday as the Hall County Sheriff's Office became the newest victim of a trendy hoax.

February 28, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


GHS will have 1 valedictorian at spring graduation

Only one student will be publicly honored as valedictorian when Gainesville High School seniors graduate this spring.

February 28, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall may offer AP statistics for eighth-graders

High-achieving middle school students may have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement statistics in eighth grade, starting next year.

February 27, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Roads tax ‘good for economic development,’ state chamber CEO says

The $1.2 billion estimated to be generated over 10 years in Northeast Georgia by a proposed transportation sales tax equates to about 40,000 new construction jobs, the president and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce said Monday.

February 27, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Third-grader from Cumming goes on big adventure

Jennifer Watson said she and her husband, Eric, could spend the rest of eternity saying "thank you" without stopping, yet they still wouldn't be anywhere near expressing their gratitude.

February 27, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Eyes on the Road: DOT forging ahead on rights-of-way for work on US 129

The Georgia Department of Transportation is moving forward on right-of-way acquisition for widening U.S. 129/Athens Highway to four lanes between Gillsville Highway in East Hall and the Pendergrass Bypass in Jackson County.

February 27, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hospital delays plans to seek Braselton annexation

Northeast Georgia Health System is putting off, at least for now, possible annexation into Braselton for its South Hall campus.

February 27, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flu season getting off to slow start

With widespread fears of pandemics, flu season in recent years has been nothing to sneeze about.

February 27, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Traffic study may be ahead for Gainesville

A long-range study of Gainesville traffic could get under way later this year.

February 26, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Couple charged with growing marijuana in home

Two Gainesville residents have been charged with growing marijuana plants in their home with the intent to distribute the drug, according to a news release from the Multi Agency Narcotics Squad.

February 26, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Fire destroys vacant home on Crow Lane

An overnight fire destroyed a vacant home in Gainesville. No one was injured.

February 26, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Good News Clinics awaits national health reform outcome

While Good News Clinics' mission has always been focused on the uninsured in Hall County, its leaders will be glancing toward Washington in the months ahead to see how national heath care reform will shape the services the free clinic provides.

February 26, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Sen. Miller alters cycling bill to please bikers

When Lloyd Unnold got word that his state senator had introduced a bill to ban side-by-side bicycle riding on roads, he mostly wondered why.

February 25, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


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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


Police: Money stolen from Fieldale Farms bank account

Gainesville Police are investigating fraudulent activity involving Fieldale Farms' bank account.

July 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Crowds have fun in the sun and sand at Gainesville's third annual Beach Bash

Downtown Gainesville's third annual Beach Bash drew a crowd Friday with with music and sandy fun.

July 07, 2017 | | Local




Small plane crash-lands in field off Athens Highway; pilot suffers minor injuries

Sol Williams didn't want to land his plane in the middle of the busy Athens Highway at rush hour Friday afternoon, aiming toward the ...

July 07, 2017 | By DAVID BARNES and NICK WATSON news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Lula woman charged with assault with vehicle as child, disabled teen rode along

A Lula woman faces multiple charges after she allegedly attempted to ram the vehicle of her ex-husband with her SUV while a child and special-needs ...

July 07, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Latinos flexing political muscle in Gainesville, Hall

The number of Latinos registering and showing up to vote in Gainesville and Hall County elections is on the rise, according to a report released ...

July 07, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Ashley Bell named head of external affairs for Peace Corps

Gainesville native Ashley Bell has been named the associate director for external affairs of the Peace Corps.

July 07, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Judge O’Kelley dies at age 87, remembered as 'firm but fair'

Senior U.S. District Judge William O'Kelley died Wednesday night, his son confirmed. He was 87.

July 06, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demorest man dies after 20-foot fall

A Demorest man died from injuries sustained in a roughly 20-foot fall Wednesday, according to authorities.

July 06, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Man gets probation in Hall school terroristic threat case

A former Lanier Charter Career Academy student who took his terroristic threat case to the Georgia Supreme Court last year was sentenced to probation Thursday ...

July 06, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Georgia Power to close all of its remaining offices

Georgia Power will close its 27 remaining offices, including its location on Spring Street in Gainesville, in October.

July 06, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Authorities: 24 Mason jars, plants with $400K of marijuana, mushrooms seized

Drug enforcement agents seized more than $400,000 in marijuana and mushrooms Tuesday after a 911 hang-up in Clarkesville.

July 06, 2017 | | Local


New way to ride for seniors

Senior citizens in Gainesville now have a new way to get around that's tailored to some of the places they may need to go.

July 06, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


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