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Overhead signs are coming to I-985

Interstate 985 is getting some new overhead exit signs, a first for the Hall County part of the highway, as part of an ongoing $2.1 million sign replacement project in Hall and Gwinnett counties.

October 04, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Northeast Georgia government news

DAWSON COUNTY

October 04, 2011 | From staff, regional reports | Local


Gainesville woman named to state education panel

Gainesville parent André Cheek is going to have a little more say in how education is run in Georgia.

October 04, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Escaped Hall child molester captured in Dawson

A convicted child molester wanted on a felony escape charge in Hall County was taken into custody Saturday in Dawsonville.

October 04, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Gainesville residents could pay more for elections

Gainesville taxpayers may have to foot a bigger bill for future city elections.

October 04, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Former attorney general visits Hall residents

A member of former President Ronald Reagan's cabinet extolled the leadership qualities of his former boss in Gainesville Monday, urging the residents of a local senior community to look for those qualities in the candidates vying for the presidency in 2012.

October 04, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Northeast Georgia Government

Hall County

October 04, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


New school project moving ahead

Gainesville Schools Board of Education members heard how the construction project of the new Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School is going smoothly.

October 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Obama quotes letter of Flowery Branch junior

Writing letters to the president is usually reserved for in-class assignments, but not for Destiny Wheeler.

October 03, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


No tax hike planned in 2012 in Oakwood

Oakwood is proposing to keep its property tax rate the same in 2012, even though the city is losing money through lower assessments.

October 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Many taxpayers seem to be paying through the mail

As he passed a check through the window at the Hall County Tax Commissioner's Office Monday, Gainesville resident Roosevelt Norman channeled a "Terminator"-era Arnold Schwarzenegger.

October 03, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Sixth candidate emerges for state House seat

A sixth candidate has announced he will seek election to the state House District 25 seat vacated by former Rep. James Mills.

October 03, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Cable barrier project similar to I-985's set for Ga. 400

A cable barrier similar to one installed on Interstate 985 several years ago will be placed in the median on Ga. 400 in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.

October 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Regional commission gets $2.7 million for workforce program

The Gainesville-based Georgia Mountains Regional Commission has received a $2.7 million grant for "training and other work force development programs for youth, adults and dislocated workers."

October 03, 2011 | | Local


Alto woman faces charges from Ga. 365 wreck

An Alto woman has been charged in a Sunday afternoon crash on Ga. 365 that injured a motorcyclist.

October 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Moonie’s set to open Gainesville location in mid-September

After six years of operation in Flowery Branch, Moonie's Texas Barbecue is expanding to Gainesville.

July 10, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Oakwood officer honored for heroic fire rescue

An Oakwood police officer was honored Monday night for his heroics in rescuing a wheelchair-bound man from a burning house June 19.

July 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Oakwood gives first OK to film ordinance

Following in Hall County's footsteps, Oakwood is looking to put in place its own ordinance addressing film and music productions in the South Hall ...

July 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fourth teenager in Stephens County wreck dies

The fourth teenager in a fatal June 30 car crash in Stephens County died Friday, according to authorities.

July 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Traffic concerns raised in Fazoli’s proposal

A proposed Fazoli's restaurant in Gainesville appears to have at least one obstacle to overcome: traffic.

July 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


New voices raise alarm about housing needs

A young woman recently contacted the Newtown Florist Club about the difficulties she was having trying to find a place to live for her and ...

July 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Fire damages South Hall home

A Sunday night fire caused damage to a 2,500-square-foot home in South Hall.

July 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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


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