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Local girls donate their hair to make wig for another

Zalissa Lomax, 7, and Olivia Martin, 10, have been inseparable this summer. They wear similar outfits, ride the same bus to Sardis Enrichment School and spend most of their time at each other's houses.

August 12, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Police: Man forced Gainesville woman to drive him to Atlanta

A Gainesville woman was kidnapped Thursday night from a local gas station and forced to drive about 45 miles toward Atlanta before the suspect fled, Gainesville Police said.

August 12, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Fla., Ala. appeal June ruling in water battle

The water feud between Georgia, Alabama and Florida trudges on.

August 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Limited class space inspires Fair Street teacher

A move to Wood's Mill Academy's campus means a few local elementary school teachers won't have their own classrooms this year.

August 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall commissioners approve in-house parks plan

And the parks will go on.

August 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall sheriff’s office will use grant to get armored vehicle

The Hall County Sheriff's Office will soon have a new addition. It goes by the name Lencho BearCat Armored Vehicle.

August 12, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Gainesville residents make downtown dreams known at event

Gainesville officials and residents whipped out their markers and scissors Thursday night to give the city a whole new look.

August 12, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Gainesville City Council considers new redistricting map

After weeks of discussion and community meetings on a redistricting map that would dramatically alter the city's wards, the Gainesville City Council received a second proposed redistricting map at Thursday's work session.

August 12, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Gainesville man named Rotary Club district governor

As a 30-something businessman in 1974, Bill St. Clair joined the Rotary Club for job networking.

August 11, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Gainesville grandma wins $2 million in lottery

What would you do if you won the lottery?

August 11, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Jailer arrested after incident at credit union

A Hall County jailer resigned following an incident at a local credit union Monday that ended in his arrest on disorderly conduct charges.

August 11, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Missing 6-year-old located at Harrison Square Apartments

Authorities have located a missing 6-year-old after he disappeared for over an hour.

August 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville man injured in wreck that killed Ala. woman

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Montgomery police say a 28-year-old woman is dead and two people, including a Gainesville man, are injured after a fatal multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 85 that snarled rush-hour traffic for hours.

August 11, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


Hall can hire more teachers thanks to enrollment increase

An additional 109 students enrolled in Hall County schools this year means the school board can use some of its Title I funding to hire additional faculty.

August 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Emergency workers get school bus safety training

School bus safety may not be the first thing parents think about when sending their children off to school, but it's an important issue to Hall County law enforcement agencies.

August 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Hall County jobs picture rosy as chamber puts on job fair

State labor numbers show Hall County's jobless number ticked up a bit in January, but that increase has officials far from worried.

March 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Humane Society raising money for expanded, improved play areas for dogs

The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is closing in on its fundraising goal for the Howard-Oliver Bark Park, which will expand and improve the play ...

March 19, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Remedy unclear: Pending changes to health law create uncertainty

Dismantling the Affordable Care Act has become like political sport in Washington, with Republicans and Democrats duking it out and pundits also in the fray.

March 19, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville Midtown project draws support and skepticism

S&H Uniform Service owner Ricky Stone has been running the family business for more than 35 years.

March 19, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Shifting travel policies make Afghan student uncertain she can return to Brenau

This summer, Brenau University student Razia Hussaini plans to fly home to Afghanistan. But she is unsure about making the return trip.

March 19, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Grady Young Foundation awards 16 scholarships to local students

Sixteen young people were recognized Saturday evening by the Grady Young Foundation, Inc. for their hard work, good academic standing, positive attitudes and commitments to ...

March 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Johnson junior eager for capital adventure on Washington Youth Tour

In a few months, Cecelia Tatro will be heading to Washington, D.C. for the first time and she can hardly wait.

March 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Birds of prey get their day at Elachee's Raptor Fest

Buster Brown is addicted to falconry. To him, the sport is more than just hunting with a bird; it's about the care of the ...

March 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Gun safety, community ties are main targets at annual BB gun event

Saturday morning began with a bang at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center as children and law enforcement officials lined up with BB guns in a friendly ...

March 18, 2017 | Katie Tiller | Local


J.C. Penney closing 5 stores in state, none in North Ga.

NEW YORK - Five stores in Georgia, but none in North Georgia, among the 138 locations J.C. Penney announced Friday it will shutter in the ...

March 18, 2017 | Staff and wire reports | Local


Rollover crash leads to arrest, one serious injury

A Dahlonega man has been charged with DUI following a single-vehicle crash Friday night on Ga. 60/Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville that injured all ...

March 18, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Habitat home dedication marks first for Gainesville High

Darla Gibson hugged more than a dozen high school students who showed up Friday to dedicate her dream house at the Habitat for Humanity subdivision.

March 18, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man charged with attempted murder

A grand jury returned a more serious charge of attempted murder for a Gainesville man accused of shooting an acquaintance multiple times.

March 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Flowery Branch man accused of stabbing man in chest, face

A Flowery Branch man is accused of stabbing an acquaintance in the chest, leg and face, according to authorities.

March 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Women encourage others to invent the selves they want to be

Excelling and making a difference was a common theme among the five women who shared their stories with attendees of Brenau University's fourth annual ...

March 18, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


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