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Main Street School is remembered as city’s oldest

In 1979, former students of Main Street School listened in dismay. The red-bricked, white-columned, three-story building where they spent much of their childhood was being torn down.

November 22, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Deal appoints Gainesville judge to state criminal council

Gov. Nathan Deal recently appointed four local residents to state positions.

November 22, 2011 | | Local


Postal workers cry foul about cuts in hours

Off-duty U.S. postal workers were out to deliver a different kind of message on Monday outside the Flowery Branch Post Office.

November 22, 2011 | Aaron Hale | Local


Oakwood’s industrial growth is increasing

Industrial growth appears on the rise in Oakwood.

November 22, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


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


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Papa Jack’s reopens Monday in new location, larger space

After being closed for a week, South Hall's Papa Jack's Country Kitchen will reopen Monday in a new location with double the space ...

July 09, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Area shoppers adjust to scrapped tax holiday

Kerri Palmer planned to spend $200 out of pocket on teaching supplies before the school year begins in August. Her plans changed this week.

July 09, 2017 | | Local


Taxicab boom in Gainesville driving a growing need

Every day, colorful taxicabs with cheerful and exotic Spanish names dart in and out of busy Gainesville streets and thoroughfares.

July 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


‘Soft’ skills get a hard emphasis for prospective job seekers

As public schools, technical colleges and universities prepare students to enter today's workforce, it's not enough to teach them the skills needed to ...

July 09, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Mother pleased with settlement in Gainesville High School's Title IX case

Though she said she never intended to take the matter to litigation, Ginger Folger said it was vital to see the Title IX case involving ...

July 09, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Students turn out to ‘untag’ Gainesville by erasing graffiti

For its fifth year, Generation Inspiration was out Saturday for its "Un-tag Gainesville" event at a handful of locations "until they run out of paint ...

July 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Photo slideshow: Cracker Fly-In shows off aces of the wild blue yonder

The annual Cracker Fly-In at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville offered a tarmac full of delights to tempt aviation enthusiasts.

July 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville school district seeks to attract minority teachers

With Hispanics and African-Americans accounting for nearly 80 percent of student enrollment in Gainesville City Schools but only 12 percent of certified teachers, district leaders ...

July 08, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


New provost looks forward to fresh opportunity at Brenau

After four months of saying goodbye to colleagues at a school in North Carolina where worked for seven years, Jim Eck said he is happy ...

July 08, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Police: Money stolen from Fieldale Farms bank account

Gainesville Police are investigating fraudulent activity involving Fieldale Farms' bank account.

July 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Crowds have fun in the sun and sand at Gainesville's third annual Beach Bash

Downtown Gainesville's third annual Beach Bash drew a crowd Friday with with music and sandy fun.

July 07, 2017 | | Local




Small plane crash-lands in field off Athens Highway; pilot suffers minor injuries

Sol Williams didn't want to land his plane in the middle of the busy Athens Highway at rush hour Friday afternoon, aiming toward the ...

July 07, 2017 | By DAVID BARNES and NICK WATSON news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Lula woman charged with assault with vehicle as child, disabled teen rode along

A Lula woman faces multiple charges after she allegedly attempted to ram the vehicle of her ex-husband with her SUV while a child and special-needs ...

July 07, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Latinos flexing political muscle in Gainesville, Hall

The number of Latinos registering and showing up to vote in Gainesville and Hall County elections is on the rise, according to a report released ...

July 07, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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