A constituent urged the Hall County Board of Commissioners to address practices of the Hall County clerk of court and a Hall County tax assessor Monday during the board's work session. Doug Aiken, president of the Hall County Taxpayers Association, addressed the Board of Commissioners regarding the Hall County Clerk of Court Dwight Wood's legal pocketing of passport fees and recent allegations of financial improprieties levied against Hall County Board ...
In what may have been the world's shortest government meeting, Gainesville's planning and appeals board voted "yes" to a rezoning request and adjourned within 10 minutes. In a unanimous decision, the board voted Tuesday to recommend approval of Danny Allen's request to rezone nearly an acre of land on Thompson Bridge Road in order to be able to "market" the property for residential or office uses. Allen's property ...
A 6-year-old boy was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital Monday after he was badly burned at a Gainesville restaurant, according to the Gainesville Fire Department. The child received second-degree burns on his face, neck and chest when soup was spilled on him at Kiku Japanese Steak and Sushi on Dawsonville Highway.
The city of Gainesville has agreed to pay the Georgia Environmental Protection Division $1,000 for two minor sewage spills that occurred last year.
Lumpkin County Sheriff's deputies arrested Seth Stephen Thompson, 20, of Dahlonega on Sunday in connection with a burglary of a home on Crabapple Road.
The effect of war on veterans and their families will be the topic of a panel discussion at Piedmont College in Demorest at 7 tonight.
Recently released building permit figures indicate residential building is down 63 percent in unincorporated Hall County so far this year, while commercial building is on a slight upswing. Last year, 339 residential building permits were obtained from Hall County government from January through March, but only 125 were granted in that same time period this year, according to Hall County Building Inspection Services. According to a report released ...
If you've got an idea for improving the health of Hall County residents, the Medical Center Foundation wants to hear from you.
DAHLONEGA - Less than six months ago, Dahlonega Mayor Gary McCullough met with representatives of Mohawk Carpets to discuss a $3 million to $5 million expansion of their carpet yarn plant in Dahlonega.
A bomb scare at the Dawsonville branch of the U.S. post office Monday afternoon ended when authorities discovered that a smoke detector was the source of a suspicious beeping from a trash can. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation's bomb disposal unit had responded to the scene, along with the Gainesville police and fire departments. Authorities arrived at about 1:30 p.m. after the manager ...
A 17-year-old Gainesville man was arrested Monday after allegedly spray-painting gang graffiti on Victory Baptist Church. Hall County sheriff's officers saw Victoriano Lopez-Hernandez fighting with two individuals who bound his arms and legs and carried him into a residence on Skelton Road. The individuals were Lopez-Hernandez' brothers, who were trying to keep him from continuing to vandalize the church, officers said. Officers found that Lopez-Hernandez had been drinking, and charged ...
The inside shoulders and inside lanes of U.S. 129 will be closed in each direction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday. The closures will start at Ridge Road and run to Athens Street for construction of the new curb and gutter.
The Gainesville Police Department is continuing its investigation into the armed robbery that occurred March 12 at the Waffle House on Pentee Drive. During the robbery, three black males entered the business. One of them brandished a handgun and demanded cash from the clerk.
Pardon Michael Moye for not getting overly excited about the state legislature's approval of funding for two needed construction projects.
Georgia's state parks already have a reputation for being "green," but now they're taking it a step further.
Animals lovers understand the comfort and unconditional love that pets bring into a home.
A total of 115 runners and walkers took part Saturday in the inaugural Sheriff's Summer Sprint 5K fundraiser road race.
Gainesville City Board of Education members discussed the pending search for a new superintendent at Friday's board retreat.
Children laughed and screamed excitedly as they held their balloons up in the air waiting for the countdown to finish so they could let go and watch them float away.
The Times earned 16 overall awards Friday night in the Georgia Press Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest, including first place in General Excellence for a fifth straight year.
The American Red Cross Bloodmobile made a visit to Gainesville on Friday and received a strong response from local residents.
A Gainesville man is in custody after a burglary late Thursday at West Hall Middle School on McEver Road.
A rabies alert has been issued for the Bills Circle area of North Hall after a rabid raccoon came in contact with a dog.
A Sautee Nachoochee woman was injured Thursday and airlifted to an Atlanta hospital after a one-vehicle accident on Cleveland Highway.
Former classmates of Shannon Guess Richardson were stunned Friday as they heard the news that the former South Hall resident was charged in connection with mailing a ricin-tainted letter to President Barack Obama.
Two Hispanic men in their 20s forced their way into a Buford residence and the homeowner into the pantry as they ransacked the house Friday afternoon, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
The area around the Hall County courthouse has been reopened after a suspicious package found nearby led to road closures.
A Lula man was arrested Thursday on drug charges, including possession of $24,000 worth of marijuana.
Rain is in the forecast for the rest of today and into Saturday as Tropical Storm Andrea makes its way up the East Coast.
The Hall County Sheriff's Office on Thursday released a sketch of a suspect in a May 23 shooting at Wayne Wilson Pottery in Lula.