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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


Enrollment down at Gainesville State, up at North Ga.

More students are enrolled in public Georgia colleges and universities than ever before.

November 18, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Board considers tax rate for Gainesville schools

With a 2018 fiscal year budget already approved, Gainesville City School System board members are now trying to make a final decision on how to ...

August 07, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Lula officials OK deal to take over train depot

The city of Lula will soon be taking possession of the train depot property that has been in the hands of a civic organization for ...

August 07, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


US Rep. Collins schedules town hall meeting for Wednesday

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, is holding a town hall on Wednesday in Gainesville.

August 07, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Jury selection underway in 2013 Tadmore Park fatal shooting

Jury selection will continue this morning for a Father's Day 2013 shooting case.

August 07, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Sheriff’s office seeking information on South Hall truck thefts

Investigators with the Hall County Sheriff's Office are looking for information on a string of truck thefts in the Flowery Branch area of South ...

August 07, 2017 | | Local


Martin Road traffic study heading for approval

Martin Road is on track to get a traffic study that will start the process of slowing traffic on the residential road in South Hall.

August 07, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


First-day head count up almost 600 over last year for Hall County Schools

Hall County Schools opened the 2017-18 school year Monday without any serious issues and nearly 600 more students in the first-day head count than was ...

August 07, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Buford tax rate could drop, but taxes could rise for some

A lower tax rate is proposed for Buford property owners, but for some, that won't necessarily translate to lower taxes.

August 06, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Lanier Tech students get experience with high-performance race cars in motorsports program

It's no secret most men would rather hang out around fast cars than sit in a classroom.

August 06, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Construction projects ongoing as Hall starts school year Monday

Summer vacation comes to an end Monday for the more than 27,000 Hall County Schools students returning to the classroom for the first day ...

August 06, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Lake group urges EPD to restore Lanier to full pool

The Lake Lanier Association is urging the state Environmental Protection Division to "use all available tools to restore and keep Lake Lanier at its full ...

August 06, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall’s cities forge tight bonds through group

For almost 30 years, the cities of Hall County have been bonding together in an effort to foster better relations between their local governments.

August 06, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Accused teachers can face 3-pronged scrutiny

When a teacher is accused of wrongdoing, he or she can become the subject of three investigations: one by the school system, one by the ...

August 06, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


A HERO when you need one on the road

Justin Cochran talks in his two-way radio and glances at a laptop computer attached to the console of his truck.

August 06, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Author discusses shameful episode in local history

The Rev. Stuart Higginbotham, rector at Grace Episcopal Church in downtown Gainesville, took note of a full house on a Saturday afternoon.

August 06, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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