The Hall County Board of Commissioners will vote on a 2015 fiscal year budget Thursday, but getting to this point has been trying for county staff, commissioners and residents.
Stepping over crushed beer and soda cans, animal control field supervisor Joey Robinson knocked on the front flap of a tent with his catch pole. He's been called to perform a welfare check on a dog, wagging his tail a few feet behind him, as no one emerges from the tent.
The 7th annual Mitch Farmer June Jam kicked off Saturday afternoon with something new - 15-year-old Barron King's animation dance routine to a couple of electronic dance mixes. The charity event's goals, however, are the same as when local realtor Farmer started it in 2007, with this year's profits going to the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Hall and Dawson counties. CASA provides legal advocates for child victims of physical, sexual or emotional abuse. When Farmer died in December 2009 from a congenital heart defect, his friends and family carried on the June concerts. "His legacy is carried ...
Being moved city to city as a military family is hard enough; being stationed in Gainesville is arguably harder. Without a military base for families to live on, many of these families find it hard to relate to civilian friends.
Brenau's Downtown Center, formerly the Georgia Mountains Center, is keeping with the tradition of the building's prior use and opening its new facilities to the public.
The Times won six first-place awards, including Public Service and best website, in the Associated Press Media Editors annual contest.
Thirty-four local swimmers and three instructors went swimming Friday in Flowery Branch to try to set a Guinness World Record and promote swim safety.
A Hall County grand jury has indicted a Gainesville man on charges of murder in the May death of his grandmother.
Gainesville has lost one of its heroes.
A Hall County jail sergeant fired Tuesday following accusations he punched an inmate in the stomach is now under investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigations.
A Gainesville couple's argument led to murder charges Friday following a June 13 incident outside their West Avenue house.
A day care worker has been arrested and an emergency order issued to close Discovering Basics in Clermont after a toddler was allegedly burned there.
Two men have been arrested by the Hall County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad and Sheriff's Deputies and charged with trafficking methamphetamine. Authorities seized 94 grams of the drug estimated to be worth $9,400.
After a Jan. 16 fire consumed their home, James and Kristine Hunter are hoping to build a better future for a homeless veteran.
While comments on The Times website and Facebook page often reveal opposition to a new round of special purpose local option sales tax, or SPLOST VII, residents at the last of three meetings Thursday in Gainesville to gather public input on what projects to fund said they supported the tax.
Junior League of Gainesville and Hall County continues to help local families by providing food to the needy, but the group's move to a new office location stalled growth with a low turnout at last month's distribution.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday night to take out a short-term loan of up to $400,000 to cover expenses.
Gainesville City Council will meet tonight to vote on an agreement with the Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority about constructing a road in the Chicopee Mill Industrial Center that will open for property development.
The Longstreet Society held a volunteer work day Saturday to clean up the grounds and do minor repairs to the Piedmont Hotel for the society's 20th anniversary.
Asa Autry's military devotion extended way beyond his service in World War II.
Starting July 21, Gainesville's regular Board of Education meeting will be held on the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the municipal center on Queen City Parkway.
Gainesville-based Syfan Logistics is in expansion mode, planning to hire about 50 people and spend about $2 million more by the end of this year.
The owner of Gainesville trucking and logistics companies is seeking a rezoning so he can build corporate offices and maintenance facilities off Ga. 365 in Lula.
Ronald Brown doesn't just visit Don Carter State Park - he frequents it.
Former star Gainesville and University of Georgia athlete and pro golfer Tommy Valentine died Saturday after a long battle with cancer. He was 64.
The state Department of Early Care and Learning announced Friday that Discovering Basics day care in Clermont would have its license revoked, leaving parents whose kids attend the center scrambling for alternatives.
After two years of paperwork, a star has landed in Gainesville.
Online social media profiles have become a seamless extension of our real-world personalities. But with broader access to sharing your life and personality via the Internet come implications, including with the criminal justice system.