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Distraught female talked off bridge, taken to hospital

Two Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies were able to talk a distraught woman off an East Hall bridge Sunday afternoon.

November 13, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Ballot choices change judges’ watchdog group, fund victims, EMS

Though the first ballot amendment on schools failed, Georgia voters on Tuesday supported three other provision by high margins.

November 13, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall students can find their ‘sweet spot’ with programs of choice

The Hall County school system offers "programs of choice." So freshman Michael Nierodzik chose.

November 13, 2016 | By Ron Bridgeman and Hailey Van Parys news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


North Georgia drought having widespread impacts

Where there's smoke, there's a drought.

November 13, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


More Gainesville homeless camps to be cleared Monday

The campfire smoke blows through in gusts as eggs boil over an open flame. It's the first meal of the day for the few homeless who live here, a hollow in the woods bordered by railroad tracks, a church and a residential neighborhood.

November 13, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Veterans event at St. John Baptist rewards service with services

Every year on and around Nov. 11, Americans stand in support of the men and women who protect this country. Yet every year, there is more awareness that celebrating veterans once a year isn't enough to keep many from getting lost in the shuffle.

November 12, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


St. Nick makes grand entrance at Lakeshore Mall to launch holiday season

Santa's sleigh must have been in the shop Saturday, but that's all right; the Gainesville Fire Department had him covered.

November 12, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Fishing event therapeutic for combat veterans

Out on the water for a Friday afternoon, the bills and the laundry all slowly fade away along the Chattahoochee River.

November 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Trauma symposium leads training on tourniquets

In high-pressure medical situations, knowing how to stop the bleeding can save lives.

November 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Police: Buyer beware at yard sales

After two men were allegedly selling items bought with other people's credit cards at yard sales, police are warning buyers to beware.

November 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Georgia Gives Day promotes donating to nonprofits

Multiple nonprofits in Hall County will be taking part in the fifth annual Georgia Gives Day on Thursday.

November 12, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Five Hall schools on list of America’s healthiest

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation's 2016 list of America's Healthiest Schools featured five schools from Hall County out of the 328 nationally honored schools.

November 12, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Youth sports complex to get initial funding

The Gainesville City Council is prepared to approve funding for the design of a youth sports complex when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the municipal courtroom of the Public Safety Complex.

November 12, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


American Legion, Veterans Park mark ‘solemn day’

Eleven gongs sounded at Lakewood Baptist Church Friday afternoon to kick off the American Legion Post 7's program in honor of Veterans Day.

November 11, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Job fair helps veterans ‘starting over’

At 35, John Crowe thought he would have a smooth transition to life outside the Army.

November 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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Steps being made to help homeless in Hall County

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that a chronically homeless person can cost the public between $30,000 and $50,000 annually ...

November 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville man joining program to transition from homelessness to housing, work

When Tony Rhodes planted a cross into the ground in a patch of woods behind the Tire Barn in Gainesville where he had camped, it ...

November 22, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Smoke from fires could be part of residents’ travel path

While some relief has come locally from smoke associated with wildfires in recent days, holiday travels northward could put some Hall County residents closer to ...

November 22, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


As gas prices drop, traffic expected to increase for Thanksgiving

As the holiday season kicks into full swing, millions of people across the nation will take to road and sky this week, visiting loved ones ...

November 22, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Fire sends one to hospital with smoke inhalation

A fire on Gillsville Highway sent one person to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for smoke inhalation on Tuesday.

November 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Georgia voter turnout hits a record with more than 76.5 percent in Nov. 8 election

ATLANTA - However one views results of the November election for national and local offices, there's no denying one fact: Voter interest was never higher ...

November 22, 2016 | Times staff and wire reports | Local


Mortgage paid for a year for Gainesville man

For two decades, Tomas Ramirez helped put a roof over the heads of Gainesville's homeless.

November 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall planning board rejects proposed campus to house women involved in sex trafficking

A Gainesville ministry's plans to build a campus housing women involved in sex trafficking were rejected Monday night by the Hall County Planning Commission.

November 21, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Chicopee residents see second slaying in four months

After some break-ins and the small community's second suspected homicide in four months, Dwight Turner told his elderly mother not to sit out on ...

November 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Rezoning for Guilford clinic in Oakwood approved

A new Guilford Immediate Care medical building at the corner of Mundy Mill Road and Interstate 985 was approved Monday night by the Oakwood Planning ...

November 21, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


U.S. marshal from Flowery Branch dies while serving warrant

A U.S. marshal killed when executing a warrant last week will have funeral services Saturday.

November 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Some restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Hall County

Editor's Note: Despite being included in this list previously, Avocados on the downtown Gainesville square is not open on Thanksgiving.

November 21, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Vietnam vet gets long-awaited medals

When it came time for James Procopio to graduate from Manhattan College in 1964, he had three options: join the military, get married or move ...

November 21, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Restoration work making progress at Healan’s Mill

Healan's Mill is in the midst of a makeover.

November 21, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


3 killed in pair of weekend wrecks

A pair of wrecks left three people dead in Hall County over the weekend.

November 20, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


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