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Duckett Mill resident aiming for gun dog kennel

Andrew Cain is one step closer to turning a lifelong passion training dogs into his day job.

June 07, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Gainesville school transition moves ahead

Monday's Gainesville City School Board work session marked a significant point in the transition from outgoing Superintendent Wanda Creel to Jeremy Williams, Creel's successor beginning July 1.

June 07, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Police: Woman in stable condition after Gainesville shooting

The woman who took a stray bullet Friday in her upper torso at the Park Crossing Apartments in Gainesville is in stable condition, according to authorities.

June 07, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Former Hall state Rep. Mills elected parole board chairman

Hall County businessman and former state Rep. James W. Mills was elected Tuesday as chairman of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles.

June 06, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Robbery reported on Cleveland Highway

A man reported being robbed Monday by two suspects at the Biscuit Shoppe on Cleveland Highway in Gainesville, police said.

June 06, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Sunken steel-hulled houseboat pulled from Lanier with heavy equipment, 2 barges

The last steel-hulled, sunken houseboat was scraped from the shore of Lake Lanier on Tuesday.

June 06, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


‘The Rock’ shows up for Gainesville fans

Suzanne Griffin has a story to tell her 5-month-old-daughter, Elizabeth, when she grows up.

June 05, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Demolition begins on 63-year-old Enota school

Workers are clearing the way for a $19.3 million school building set to open in 16 months.

June 05, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall commissioners look to boot health system’s clinic from Athens Street building

Hall County is looking to part ways with a primary care practice that county officials say isn't fulfilling an agreement to provide care for low-income residents.

June 05, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Cause still undetermined in fire that displaced young family

Authorities on Monday had not determined what caused a Sunday fire that displaced a young family from their North Hall home, but they did rule it an accident.

June 05, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Racing community mourns Gainesville woman killed in Road Atlanta accident

Flaggers at Road Atlanta's Turn 7 were back at work Sunday in memory of Hazel Harrell, a friend and co-worker who died trying to help an injured motorcycle rider just one day before.

June 05, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Young family lose North Hall home in fire

A couple and their 4-month-old child were displaced by a Sunday evening fire that destroyed their North Hall home.

June 05, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Motorcyclist killed while driving in funeral procession

A motorcyclist assisting in a funeral procession was killed early Sunday on Friendship Road in South Hall County.

June 05, 2017 | BY JEFF GILL and NORM CANNADA jgill@gainesvilletimes.com and ncannada@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Authorities: Father kills daughter’s shooter in Northwest Hall

Authorities say a father shot and killed his daughter's boyfriend after the boyfriend shot her in the back early Sunday in northwest Hall County.

June 05, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Sen. Butch Miller works on transit solutions for Georgia

With Georgia's roads filled up with cars, a statewide look at public transit has got to happen, said state Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville.

June 05, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Local law enforcement taking more precautions with drug evidence

In the wake of new opioid overdoses, local law enforcement agencies are changing some protocols in how they interact with evidence.

June 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


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


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