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Soccer games at Allen Creek boost tourism dollars

Allen Creek Soccer Complex served as a home for at least 54 different youth soccer teams and families from all over the Southeast this weekend.

September 05, 2011 | Megan Gill | Local


Business owner remembered as ‘larger than life’

Funeral services are set today for longtime Hall County businessman Frank Turk, hailed Sunday by a close friend as "larger than life" and someone who "never met a stranger."

September 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


RaceTrac revs up for new store in Dawson County

The Development Authority of Dawson County has announced RaceTrac Petroleum expects to begin building a gas station and convenience store on Ga. 400 within the next month.

September 05, 2011 | BY JAMES G. WOLFE JR. Times regional staff | Local


‘Long, hot summer’ keeps water patrols busy

This summer Northeast Georgia experienced record high temperatures and severe drought conditions, bringing millions of visitors to Lake Lanier.

September 05, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


South Hall has many identities

The bridge that connects one part of Village at Deaton Creek in South Hall is pretty special to residents of the retirement community.

September 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lee may clear Hall's rainfall deficit

Hall County's rainfall deficit for the year may be wiped out if projections for Tropical Storm Lee pan out as predicted.

September 05, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville outreach center faces eviction

For the last 25 years, the Veterans and Community Outreach Foundation has been providing assistance to the under-served and economically disadvantaged members of the community.

September 03, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Crossing guards are a vital part of school day

Sharon Rucker has been a crossing guard for Gainesville City Schools since 1999.

September 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall tax amnesty earns $99K but few takers

Hall County officials took in $99,031 in overdue taxes by offering to waive penalty and interest fees on past-due property tax bills.

September 03, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Many work part-time for lack of better options

Talk about an employment roller coaster.

September 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Economic woes weigh on workers, job seekers

The economy continues to fluctuate, and the latest labor report continues to show dismal numbers, placing increased financial burdens on millions of American families.

September 03, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Brenau takeover of Mountains Center may be win-win

A proposal from Brenau University to take over Gainesville's Georgia Mountains Center seems to give both entities a new lease on life in Northeast Georgia.

September 03, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Labor of Love provides help for needy neighbors

While most people spend Labor Day weekend camping, watching football or going swimming, members of A New Walk Christian Church are working to help the lives of families in need.

September 03, 2011 | Megan Gill | Local


A touchdown for the tastebuds

Potatoes, peaches and barbecue may sound like tailgate fare. But in today's kickoff game for the University of Georgia Bulldogs and the Boise State Broncos, the food is part of another battle.

September 02, 2011 | | Local


Police ready for transition as Crown Victoria production ends

It's been shot at, rammed and on countless other adventures, but the Crown Victoria - an icon of police departments across the country - is now retiring.

September 02, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Schools grapple with mental health challenges

Georgia education stakeholders are turning their attention to address a growing number of school-age children dealing with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.

January 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Grocery store selling locally made items, European imports coming to downtown Flowery Branch

If Karen Ching and Nick St. Clair have their way, downtown Flowery Branch will become a mecca for food lovers.

January 11, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Hall deputy, wife lose new 'dream home' to fire

Wes and Nikki Pitzer lost their Alto dream home and decades of memories in a matter of five hours Saturday. The brick facade covers the ...

January 11, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Deal keeping focus on school fixes after defeat at ballot

Gov. Nathan Deal is asking Georgia lawmakers to support a new plan for fixing low-performing schools after voters last fall rejected a proposal for state ...

January 11, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


2 people displaced, 2 pets feared dead in Forsyth fire

January 11, 2017 | By Isabel Hughes ihughes@forsythnews.com | Local


DOT does show and tell on winter weather equipment

Snow and ice have yet to cause serious trouble throughout Northeast Georgia, and temperatures may reach the upper 60s this week.

January 11, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Full text of Gov. Nathan Deal's State of the State address

Lt. Gov. Cagle, Speaker Ralston, President Pro Tem Shafer, Speaker Pro Tem Jones, members of the General Assembly, constitutional officers, members of the judiciary, members ...

January 11, 2017 | | Local


Dawsonville man wins Quilt Guild raffle benefiting arts center

Dawsonville resident Charles McCormack was the winner of the Heart in Hand Quilt Guild's annual quilt raffle to benefit The Bowen Center for the ...

January 10, 2017 | | Local


Advocates still want elder abuse registry

The Georgia Council on Aging is once again pushing for state lawmakers to expand an elder abuser registry, and it's one of five critical ...

January 10, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville man accused of killing sister says he never even had the gun

A Gainesville man accused of fatally shooting his sister in November has filed a motion for a murder charge to be dismissed, claiming there is ...

January 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville shows support for national champion Deshaun Watson

Gainesville showed love for its hometown national champion on Tuesday in the aftermath of Deshaun Watson leading Clemson past Alabama on Monday night.

January 10, 2017 | | Local


Razed New Holland building had 112-year history

A 112-year-old building that once was home to a four-classroom schoolhouse operated by the New Holland cotton mill is no longer standing.

January 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Outdated East Hall bridge could be replaced this summer

An outdated East Hall bridge on a key traffic artery could be replaced this summer, pending approval by the Hall County Board of Commissioners Thursday.

January 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Legislative study committees tackle prescription drug abuse, music incentives, internet access

Legislation is emerging from several study committees formed last year by state lawmakers looking to address a drug epidemic and economic development in Georgia, and ...

January 10, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Third murder suspect arrested in man's death in northeast Forsyth County

Three suspects, including one from Forsyth County and one from Hall County, have been arrested in connection with the alleged murder of a 35-year-old man ...

January 10, 2017 | By Kayla Robins krobins@forsythnews.com | Local


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