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Corps changes Lanier management schedule

Lake Lanier's level dropped below 1,064 over the weekend, setting into motion a new management schedule by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

September 11, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Residents to weigh in on roads project list

So far, elected officials have discussed and debated area road projects that will be on next year's referendum concerning the 1 percent sales tax for transportation.

September 11, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Community remembers 9/11 with service, candlelight vigil

The terrorist attacks on the United States 10 years ago mean "everything" to 28-year-old Kristen Yost and her family.

September 11, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Dragon boat event brings competition, culture to Lanier

Two thousand years ago, a Chinese politician ended his life by throwing himself into a river.

September 10, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Glades Reservoir plan gets corps boost

Hall County officials got a break last week in moving forward on negotiations with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to have a corps employee walk them through what could have been a deal-breaker for the proposed Glades Reservoir.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Are we safer in a post-9/11 reality?

On this day a decade ago, Americans watched on TV as thousands died and life as we knew it took a sharp turn.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Our readers remember

I am an employee at the Pentagon with over 41 years of service. On 9/11 I was in class in downtown Washington, D.C., at the USDA Building. I drove (Gainesville native) Ms. Edna Stephens and her brother Marvin home for her father's family reunion.

September 10, 2011 | | Local


Safety officers honor fallen heroes

Saturday's weather in Gainesville was eerily similar to that of New York on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 - a day that began with bright blue skies and comfortable temperatures, but turned to darkness and desolation in a matter of hours.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


S. Hall man filmed 9/11 attacks in NY

An aspiring filmmaker, New Yorker James Kosior had his camera at the ready.

September 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Political bipartisanship was short-lived after attacks

For a short period of time in the U.S., there were no Democrats and no Republicans.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


A new generation learns about 9/11

America stood still the day the World Trade Center towers collapsed, the day a group of airplane passengers drove United Airlines Flight 93 into a Pennsylvania field, the day government workers ran from the Pentagon folding in around them.

September 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Security fears part of post-9/11 world

A briefcase used to just be a briefcase.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Teacher finds way to remember 9/11 victims by making quilt

Ten years ago, Shelley Collins and her students were preparing for safety day at Centennial Arts Academy.

September 10, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Ga. Chamber president urges local support of TSPLOST

Georgia's lack of investment in transportation infrastructure is making the state less attractive to industry, the president of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce told local business leaders Friday.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Coming Sunday: The Times remembers Sept. 11, 2001

Coming Sunday, The Times remembers Sept. 11, 2001, with a multitude of stories, pictures and multimedia.

September 10, 2011 | | Local


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Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Growth allowing Oakwood to bring back old positions

A boom in development has Oakwood looking to bring back several key staff positions it froze during the throes of the Great Recession.

June 13, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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