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Grant may help pay for trails at North Hall Park

A state-funded grant could pay the majority of costs to construct a recreational trail at North Hall Park, but Hall County would still be responsible for up to $22,000.

November 14, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Tour of Lanier reveals hazards as water level falls

FLOWERY BRANCH - The boat pulled up to the island in the middle of Lake Lanier, its occupants stopping to let a canine passenger roam free for a few minutes on the barren stretch of land.

November 14, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Vigil to shed light on Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer's Association estimates that 5.4 million people currently suffer from the disease, with 14.9 million family members and friends providing 17 billion hours of unpaid care.

November 13, 2011 | Meghan Schuler | Local


Woods Mill provides way to get back on track

When Merrianne Dyer first became superintendent of Gainesville City Schools, one particular issue attracted her attention: the number of freshmen repeating their ninth-grade year at Gainesville High School.

November 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Lanier Charter serves students of all breeds

The Hall County school system has graduated 15 percent more seniors than ever before in the past five years.

November 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


South Hall sewer expansion on the way

The nation's economic downturn seems to have had one positive outcome on South Hall County: It has helped government leaders put sewer plans together without pressures of residential and commercial development.

November 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Health fair fills gap for uninsured

As health care costs have increased significantly in recent years, more families are struggling to receive the care they need.

November 12, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Hall sets 6 p.m. curfew for sex offenders

School-aged children aren't the only people who must abide by a curfew.

November 12, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Special-needs, repeat students recorded as dropouts

All high schools in Hall County and Gainesville met the graduation rate needed for Adequate Yearly Progress in 2011.

November 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Dawson tries to lure whiskey maker

Dawson County officials hope Dawsonville's storied moonshine history will be a factor if Jack Daniels considers leaving Lynchburg, Tenn., in the wake of a possible barrel tax.

November 12, 2011 | BY MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


Election chief Sosebee sheds her interim title

It's official: Charlotte Sosebee is the Hall County elections director.

November 11, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Veterans get a big thank you from area residents

Wearing the white Gold Star Wives hat signifying she is a military widow, Kathryn Goudelock of Gainesville took her place at two Veterans Day events Friday.

November 11, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


World record-breaking attempt raises funds for Meals on Wheels

The more than 100 people on a Meals on Wheels waiting list may get some help from another set of wheels today.

November 11, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Seven escape Gainesville mobile home fire unharmed

A mobile home fire off Mountain View Road in Gainesville Friday morning displaced several members of a family.

November 11, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Schools stress gratitude, respect, appreciation for veterans

The character word at Spout Springs School of Enrichment this month is "gratitude."

November 11, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Commissioners approve first phase of new shooting range construction

An ambitious, million-dollar project to build a new gun range for the Hall County Sheriff's Office and the FBI was approved by the Hall ...

July 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville Police training on shooting simulator

After pulling over a suspected drunk driver, Gainesville Police Officer Griggs Wall tells the man to stay in the car to no avail.

July 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Daniel: ‘Absolutely confident’ Enota will be finished for 2018-19 school year opening

The president of the construction firm building the new Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy said Thursday night he is "absolutely confident" the building will be completed ...

July 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Patients pour out love for their doctor with surprise party

After a long day of seeing patients at his OB-GYN practice on Enota Street, Dr. Kent Miller was not all too happy when his wife ...

July 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


White House announces 3 federal judge nominees in Georgia

Three Georgians are among 11 intended federal judge nominees announced by the White House.

July 13, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Contractor picked for $1.6 million Gainesville sewer upgrade

Aging and corroded sewer pipes identified through routine maintenance will be retrofitted using trenchless technology that officials say will make the sewer lines efficient with ...

July 13, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Lula faces vote on county service agreement

The mayor of Lula this week called on city council members to "remain firm" and not approve a new service delivery agreement with Hall County.

July 13, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Enota community meeting set to discuss school construction

Parents, students, teachers, staff and residents of the surrounding community have an opportunity to get updated information and ask questions about the construction of the ...

July 13, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Official: 125 families await public housing

More than 100 families are on a waiting list for public housing in Gainesville, a number lower than it's been for the past decade.

July 13, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Inmates building welding shop to offer job training for prisoners

Motivated Hall County inmates are being given the chance to end their sentences with a foot in the door of a living-wage job.

July 13, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Development planned in Oakwood as part of public-private sewer effort

Two office/retail buildings are planned off Atlanta Highway/Ga. 13 in Oakwood, but city officials are hoping it's only the start of economic ...

July 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


With all candidates in, Georgia governor’s race has pulled in more than $7.6 million

Georgia's six major candidates to replace Gov. Nathan Deal have tipped the $7 million mark in early fundraising.

July 13, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Legacy Link celebrates 20th anniversary

Legacy Link celebrated 20 years of operation Wednesday as employees and volunteers came together for pizza, snow cones and a chance to look back at ...

July 13, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Flowery Branch Special Olympian receives honorary ESPY

While many of the top athletes in sports received recognition at the 25th annual ESPY Awards Wednesday night before a national television audience, a Flowery ...

July 13, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Closed portion of West Academy Street reopens

West Academy Street from Washington Street to Oak Street reopened Wednesday afternoon.

July 12, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


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