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Dyer plays role in federal goal to update No Child Left Behind

The No Child Left Behind Act's rising expectations are leaving many Georgia schools behind, as a growing number are penalized for missing federal academic targets.

October 03, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Petit Le Mans fans get revved up for a day at the track

BRASELTON - Phillip Gross leaned in as his three children, ages 4 to 7, stood at the open door of the race car and stared wide-eyed as the suited-up driver talked about his vehicle.

October 02, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Bargain-hunters descend on Harvest Thrift Sale

Thrift-sale shoppers can be like cheetahs.

October 02, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Planned Cedar Creek treatment plant moving forward in design phase

City engineers are moving forward with plans for the Cedar Creek water treatment plant.

October 02, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Auction raises funds for Alzheimer’s research

Racing fans walked away with some one-of-a-kind memorabilia during an annual auction at Road Atlanta in Braselton.

October 01, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Roadwork closes lanes on U.S. 129

One lane at a time will be closed on U.S. 129 in Cleveland overnight Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, if weather permits. Maintenance work will close the lanes 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night.

October 01, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Woman faces charges in fatal wreck

A Gainesville woman faces charges in connection with a fatal wreck early this year in northeastern Forsyth County.

October 01, 2010 | JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Clermont says Hall can’t grade library site

Clermont has filed a motion for civil contempt against Hall County, claiming the government continued construction on the North Hall library despite an injunction from Hall County Superior Court.

October 01, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Burn ban ends; rules still apply

Just in time for cooler weather, the ban on outdoor burning has been lifted.

October 01, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Area businesses hope to draw fall tourists

Summer may be over, but area businesses are working hard to make sure local tourism doesn't freeze up with the cooling temperatures.

October 01, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Firefighters, others sport T-shirts to raise funds to fight breast cancer

Gainesville and Hall County firefighters are sporting pink T-shirts for the next week in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October 01, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Family escapes apartment fire

A mother and two children escaped from a Summit Street apartment fire just before firefighters arrived Friday morning.

October 01, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


To our readers: Web maintenance planned Saturday

Because of extensive planned maintenance, gainesvilletimes.com will be offline and inaccessible for several hours beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday. These changes will help us better serve our growing online readership. We invite you to visit us again Saturday evening.

September 30, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Vikings, wildcats a match full of surprises

A pair of 1-3 teams meet up tonight when the East Hall Vikings visit the Rabun County Wildcats, and tonight's winner will be tied for first place in Region 8A-AA.

September 30, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Cagle, Ralston create immigration reform panel

Top Georgia officials are searching for a way to address the immigration issue in the state.

September 30, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


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Olympic volunteers look back: ‘It just made us proud’

From their farm in Oakwood, raising chickens and otherwise enjoying the country life, the idea of the world arriving at their backdoor seemed remote.

July 17, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Olympic memories: Q&A with Jim Mathis Jr.

Jim Mathis Jr., a Gainesville banker, was one of the key players in bringing the Olympics to Lake Lanier as chairman of the Gainesville-Hall County ...

July 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


A unique business: Send bacon to your friends, glitter (or worse) to your foe

Peter Boychuk knows about business online.

July 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


2 female victims from Lake Lanier boat crash identified

The bodies of two women were found Saturday after a boat overturned the day before on Lake Lanier, according to the Georgia Department of Natural ...

July 16, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


How Olympics landed on Lake Lanier's shores

Atlanta's Olympic organizers had a bit of a problem as they identified venues for the 1996 Olympic Games they were awarded in 1990.

July 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Olympics chief Payne recalls Gainesville’s ‘desire’ for games

When Billy Payne, Atlanta's Olympic architect, looks back on his crowning achievement from 20 years ago, one of the bright spots is Gainesville's ...

July 16, 2016 | Keith Albertson | Local


Pirates play on in charity Poker Run event on Lanier

The Lanier Partners of North Georgia launched their eighth annual Pirates of Lake Lanier Charity Poker Run on Saturday.

July 16, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Mechanic burned by boat engine fire at Lake Lanier marina

One person was burned in a boat fire Saturday at Holiday Marina on Lake Lanier.

July 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Olympic Park tower sign will dim, turn off earlier

It's like something out of a "Seinfeld" episode, where a bright red light from a Kenny Rogers chicken joint shines day and night through ...

July 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Students RISE to shine, avoid ‘summer slump’

Nearly 125 elementary school students "graduated" from the fifth annual RISE - Real Interactive Summer-learning Experience) - program Friday morning.

July 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Georgia Mountain Food Bank plans strategy with agency partners

A large, airy storage area at the Georgia Mountain Food Bank is usually stocked full with canned and boxed foods and goods. But Friday afternoon ...

July 16, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Charges added in brass knuckle assault case

A Hall County woman formerly charged with hindering the apprehension of a fugitive has received new charges, according to authorities.

July 15, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


4 people still missing after boat overturns in Lake Lanier; search efforts curtailed

Four people remained missing Friday night after a boat overturned on Lake Lanier earlier in the afternoon near Cocktail Cove.

July 15, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Davis Middle to be part of ‘Georgia grown’ program

Davis Middle School is one of five schools selected to participate in the Georgia Grown Test Kitchen program for the upcoming year.

July 15, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Buford bank robber still at large

A man Friday demanded access to the vault of a Buford bank and left with a sum of money, according to authorities.

July 15, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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