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Tree workers' truck crashes into garage where elderly woman was

An elderly woman received quite a scare Thursday afternoon on Cherokee Ford Road when a truck belonging to tree workers rolled across the street and down her driveway into her garage, where she was at the time.

November 05, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Ask The Times: Why is new Clarks Bridge solid, high?

If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following questions were submitted by readers and answered through the efforts of our news staff.

November 05, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Gainesville author, commentator Gordon Sawyer dies

Gordon Sawyer, a Gainesville author, radio commentator and history buff, died Thursday at the age of 89.

November 05, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Plane crash kills 3 in Habersham County

It was still unclear as of late Thursday what happened to a small-engine aircraft that fell from the sky in Habersham County during the early morning hours, killing all three occupants on board.

November 05, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

5-car wreck shut down Ga. 365 at Howard Road

Six people suffered minor injuries in two wrecks involving five vehicles Thursday morning at Ga. 365 and Howard Road.

November 05, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Police: Probe widens in Bobbi Kristina Brown fake nurse case

ATLANTA - The investigation of a woman accused of posing as a nurse and giving hospice care to Bobbi Kristina Brown widened Wednesday as police sought more information about other patients she may have treated.

November 05, 2015 | Associated Press | Local

Work may start Monday to widen Ga. 400 south from Forsyth

The widening of Ga. 400 between the exits for McFarland Parkway and Ga. 369/Browns Bridge Road in Forsyth County will begin Monday, weather-permitting.

November 04, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Queen City homeless camp devastated by heavy rains

The homeless camp beneath the Queen City Bridge in Gainesville has flooded before. But this time seems worse than ever.

November 04, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Dawsonville will get state's first Culver’s burger joint

A restaurant chain specializing in burgers and frozen custard will open its first Georgia location in Dawson County.

November 04, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Authorities: Suspect slips out of handcuffs, leads deputy on pursuit

A man slipped out of handcuffs Monday and led a Hall County Sheriff's Office deputy on a foot chase, according to authorities.

November 04, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Lula mobile home fire ruled accidental

A Lula mobile home fire that destroyed the residence Saturday night was deemed accidental, according to Hall County Deputy Fire Chief Chad Black.

November 04, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Senate backs resolution to get rid of EPA clean water rules

WASHINGTON - Despite White House objections, the Senate voted for a resolution Wednesday to scrap new federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands from development and pollution.

November 04, 2015 | Times staff, wire reports | Local

Buford homebuilding company bought by Clayton

A Tennessee-based homebuilding group has purchased Chafin Communities, located in Buford, in a deal that includes about 1,100 developed, undeveloped and contracted building lots.

November 04, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

Lack of candidates means Clermont’s not done with election yet

A March 1 election has been set to replace Clermont Town Councilman John Brady, whose term ends Dec. 31.

November 04, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Helen tourists’ trash lands Chattahoochee on ‘Dirty Dozen’ list

"Shooting the 'Hooch" in Helen is enjoyed by thousands of swimsuit-clad tourists each summer, but trash produced by the activity on the Chattahoochee River has landed the river on a "Dirty Dozen" list.

November 04, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

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Number of available dock permits remaining on Lake Lanier down to 30

Lake Lanier dwellers wanting a boat dock permit but who have put off seeking one might want to put that task atop their to-do list.

November 14, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local

Working class whites in Hall not immune to economic hardships

Brian Aycock, like so many Americans, is only one big expense away from breaking the bank.

November 14, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local

You heard it here: Make a Gainesville love connection

Statistics can often be dry, but Phillippa Lewis Moss, dropped one Tuesday that could be particularly useful - for some.

November 14, 2015 | | Local

Newsmakers in business, Nov. 15

Gainesville native takes post with Indiana U. Health

November 14, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Runaway cases on rise this year in Gainesville, Hall

The number of child runaways reported this year to the Gainesville Police Department has outnumbered all missing person reports made the previous two years.

November 14, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Man killed, woman injured in Buford shooting

Two people were shot, one fatally, early Saturday at a home in Buford.

November 14, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Time to get Jolly: Santa makes seasonal arrival at Lakeshore Mall

Christmas arrived Saturday at Lakeshore Mall when Santa Claus made his seasonal arrival riding on a big red fire truck.

November 14, 2015 | Elise Perkins | Local

Illegal fire damages mobile home; no one hurt

A double wide mobile home caught fire Saturday afternoon in what Hall County Fire Services Capt. Zachary Brackett called an illegal brush fire "that got ...

November 14, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

Flowery Branch family writes, illustrates children’s book

When the Lunt girls fall asleep, they dream of being heroes and princesses - or artists and authors.

November 14, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local

Gym of ‘36 renovation complete in Gainesville

The historic Gym of '36 is fully renovated and open for business.

November 14, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Local

New Academy Sports store sends local kids on shopping spree

As the last of the merchandise was put on the shelves with the clock ticking down to the grand opening Friday of North Lake Square ...

November 14, 2015 | Elise Perkins | Local

Riverside wants late cadet considered at fault in civil lawsuit over 2014 assault

Gainesville's Riverside Military Academy is facing a civil suit filed by a cadet who was assaulted last year, and has filed a notice for ...

November 13, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Frost advisory in effect for North Georgia tonight, Saturday morning

Bundle up, North Georgia: The first chill of autumn is on the way this weekend.

November 13, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local

Gainesville woman charged with murder in 2014 stabbing

A Gainesville woman was charged Thursday with allegedly cutting the throat of another woman, according to authorities.

November 13, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local

Gateway Domestic Violence Center launches new website, logo

As Gateway Domestic Violence Center gears up for its 2016 appeal to donors, the local nonprofit has announced the launch of a new website and ...

November 13, 2015 | Times Staff Reports | Local

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