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New crime lab aids Gainesville police

Tucked away on the ground floor of the Gainesville Public Safety Complex is a room essential to putting criminals behind bars.

August 17, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Dawson sheriff withdraws from certification program

The Dawson County Sheriff's Office has temporarily withdrawn from a state certification program for law enforcement agencies and plans to seek certification again next spring.

August 17, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Gainesville City Council delays new ward map decision

Gainesville City Council put off voting on a new ward map Tuesday night so a project team assigned to the task can assess two late proposals.

August 16, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall to reassign emergency agency's planning duties

The Emergency Management Agency is one person short after cuts made in July to the Hall County budget.

August 16, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


DOT sets rural roads program hearings

The state is giving Northeast Georgia's rural residents an opportunity to review the proposed fiscal 2012-2015 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program covering those areas.

August 16, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


NGCSU students to enjoy $25M in improvements

School starts today at North Georgia College & State University, and its 6,000 students will have two new facilities to explore in between classes.

August 16, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Former Barrow teacher’s case calls social media ethics into question

Former Barrow County teacher Ashley Payne is waiting on a decision from a Superior Court judge about her former job.

August 16, 2011 | BY CARMAN PETERSON Times regional staff | Local


House, Senate committees OK new maps

ATLANTA - The Georgia House has approved a plan to redraw the state's 180 House districts, a proposal that would force 20 incumbents to face off against each other.

August 16, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


Jacobs looks forward to first year as North Georgia president

Bonita Jacobs expressed excitement this afternoon, the day before classes start at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega.

August 16, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Police aim to help businesses guard against thieves

With armed robberies at two different local convenience stores this past week, store owners likely have safety on the mind. And Gainesville Police have something to help.

August 16, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Corps sends extra water from Lake Lanier downstream

As Tropical Storm Gert appears headed out to sea, the Hall County area's rain deficit gets larger and the water level at Lake Lanier keeps dropping.

August 16, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


3 state representatives want fewer districts in Hall

ATLANTA - The three state representatives from Hall County say they are working to change the legislative maps for the state.

August 16, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Man found at gas station Friday died of natural causes

A man found dead in a parking lot Friday died of natural causes, authorities said Monday.

August 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville school board may set millage rate next week

The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education might begin the process of setting its millage rate as early as next week.

August 15, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Transportation panel now to decide final projects list

The deadline passed Monday for regions throughout Georgia to produce a recommended list of road projects for next year's transportation tax referendum.

August 15, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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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


Authorities ID knife-wielding suspect who died after being shot by Forsyth County deputy

CUMMING - Authorities have identified Jason Aldridge, 44, as the suspect they say wielded a knife at officers before being shot by a Forsyth County Sheriff ...

January 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Lane closure scheduled for Wednesday night in Boling Bridge replacement project

Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 at Boling Bridge will be partially closed to motorists between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday as work ...

January 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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