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1071 Coalition, active during the last drought, is now dormant

The 1071 Coalition used the 2007-2009 drought as a springboard to produce a Lake Lanier economic impact report.

November 21, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Low lake levels not threatening supply yet

Water faucets never went dry during the 2007-2009 drought in Northeast Georgia.

November 21, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


City sticks to conservation efforts since last drought

Once a free-flowing society of water users, the tap turners in Hall County seem not to have forgotten what a threat their supply was under four years ago.

November 21, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville Police searching for theft suspect

Gainesville Police are requesting help identifying a woman wanted for questioning in a theft case.

November 21, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Man's quick thinking saves Gainesville fire victim

A blind, 76-year-old man was rescued early this morning from his burning Gainesville home by a man who worked at a nearby business.

November 21, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Candler Street School was rare jewel

One hundred years ago, the Don Carter Realty Co. building was constructed. At the time, it wasn't office space. It was Candler Street School.

November 21, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Free, reduced school lunches an indicator of poverty

More than 60 percent of students in Hall and Gainesville schools qualify for free or reduced-price lunches.

November 21, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Sunday alcohol sales spark business in Flowery Branch

FLOWERY BRANCH - Liquor stores didn't have to wait long to ring up sales Sunday.

November 21, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Christmas is One Language concert to celebrate community’s diversity

Each year, the Christmas is One Language concert proves to be a special occasion, but this year the Gainesville tradition will be even more so.

November 20, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Forsyth County sets school zones

November 20, 2011 | | Local


Model railroad donated to hospital’s pediatric wing

"He just always loved trains. He adored them," Russell Tether said of his father, Dr. Bob Tether.

November 20, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Tri-state fight over water on hold while court deliberates

Georgia's longstanding water wars with Florida and Alabama are, for the most part, at a standstill.

November 20, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Corps working to meet court order on new water control manual

The water control manual for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin has bobbed like a yo-yo in recent years.

November 20, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


School lunches: Balancing nutrition with what kids like

Television and movies often portray school lunch as mystery meat on a plastic tray.

November 20, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Mountains Center deal worries theater group

Drama for the Georgia Mountain Players, a nonprofit Gainesville theater company, is spilling off the stage and into City Hall.

November 19, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


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Latino soccer league flourishes under the radar

A cluster of soccer fields behind Gainesville Market where Hispanic tournaments have been attracting a growing number of players and fans has been operating for ...

June 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Got a dock on the lake? There’s an app for that

For 17 years, Matt Thompson anxiously drove to and from Cobb County to check on his house at Lake Lanier.

June 10, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Future Youth Sports Complex seen as moneymaker, fuel for growth

Design of a $6.75 million Youth Sports Complex remains on track and plans are unchanged from the original concept, according to the head of ...

June 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Co-workers honor slain Gainesville grad with day of service at domestic violence center

Wearing a bracelet with her sister's motto, "be excellent," Dao Huynh and her sister's co-workers tried to "channel their inner Trinh" with a ...

June 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Oakwood man identified in hit-and-run accident

Oakwood police have identified an 84-year-old man in connection with a hit-and-run accident May 31 that severely injured another driver.

June 09, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Slowed by rain, midtown housing development rises

Despite above average rainfall in May that curtailed construction activity, development of the Enclave townhomes in midtown Gainesville are getting off the ground and a ...

June 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Local Boys & Girls Clubs official training at Harvard

After weeks of homework assignments and preparation, the chief executive officer at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier is finishing up a week of one ...

June 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Resident asks Flowery Branch council to explore budget cuts

After another small showing at a Thursday night public hearing, Flowery Branch City Council is now poised to cast a final vote on next fiscal ...

June 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall commissioners propose 26 percent hike in property tax rate

The Hall County Board of Commissioners has proposed a property tax millage rate increase of 26.34 percent.

June 08, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Hospital system plans to buy Sherwood Plaza off South Enota Drive

Northeast Georgia Health System has signed a contract to purchase Sherwood Plaza, a longtime shopping center on South Enota Drive in Gainesville.

June 08, 2017 | BY JEFF GILL and NICK BOWMAN jgill@gainesvilletimes.com, nbowman@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Nonprofit Challenged Child rebranded as Sisu

Challenged Child and Friends in Gainesville has changed its name, taking a Finnish word officials say better describes the program's mission as it serves ...

June 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Braselton coffee house looks to add liquor to menu

From seniors rolling up in their golf carts to teens on first date, there's something for everyone at Mocha Moe's in South Hall.

June 08, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


New Thrift store offers job skills for program residents

For the past 17 years, My Sister's Place in Gainesville has helped homeless women and children with shelter, meals, transportation needs, referrals and other ...

June 08, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Rotary honors public safety officials

More than a dozen law enforcement and public safety officials were honored Wednesday by the three rotary clubs of Gainesville and Hall County.

June 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Family hit by pickup truck awarded $11.5 million by Hall County jury

A family of three hit by a pickup truck in June 2013 at the Gainesville Wal-Mart were awarded $11.5 million in a personal injury ...

June 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


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