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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


State patrol at odds with staffing report

Georgia State Patrol officials say Northeast Georgians shouldn't expect significant changes to the patrol following a report criticizing the agency's efficiency and ability to operate effectively.

November 19, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Four years after last drought, Lanier dangerously low

Four years ago this week, Georgians stood on the steps of the Capitol and asked God to make it rain.

November 19, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


LAMP Ministries provides food to needy residents

More than 200 people had something to be thankful for Saturday when they received a free meal from a local ministry.

November 19, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Local law enforcement taking more precautions with drug evidence

In the wake of new opioid overdoses, local law enforcement agencies are changing some protocols in how they interact with evidence.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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