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‘Kids are excited to be back’ as Gainesville school year starts

With backpacks full of new school supplies and a summer's worth of memories behind them, students in Gainesville returned to school Wednesday.

August 03, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Burlington holding job fair ahead of September opening

Burlington Stores will wrap up a two-day community job fair Thursday at the Holiday Inn-Lanier Center as the company seeks to hire approximately 75 people for its new store at North Lake Square on Dawsonville Highway.

August 03, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Riverside to honor Wilheit, Cleveland with Beaver Entrepreneurial Leadership Awards

Philip A. Wilheit Sr. and the late Ralph W. Cleveland will be honored with the third annual Sandy Beaver Entrepreneurial Leadership Award on Aug. 11.

August 03, 2016 | | Local


With one qualifying candidate, Clermont has new councilwoman

It looks like Clermont has a new councilwoman.

August 03, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


42 bags of meth found at home in northeast Hall

Authorities say they found 2.5 pounds of methamphetamine packaged for sale at a home on Old Cornelia Highway.

August 03, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Mincey Marble gets loud protests from residents over proposed plant

Browns Bridge Road residents aren't exactly throwing out the welcome mat for a proposed new plant.

August 03, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Centennial addition, Mundy Mill projects underway for Gainesville schools

Gainesville school leaders hope to relieve bulging populations at two elementary schools.

August 02, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


10 ways to transition to school year with fewest tears

ROLL BACK THE SCHEDULE

August 02, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville City Schools now more dependent on technology

Gainesville City Schools, like many districts, has moved more and more to multiple computing devices and away from desktop machines.

August 02, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Lanier Elementary, Kona Ice hosting school supply drive Wednesday

A school supply drive will be held at Lanier Elementary School's open house Wednesday.

August 02, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


3 tips to stay safe as Gainesville school year starts Wednesday

SAVED BY THE BELL

August 02, 2016 | | Local


1996 Olympic volunteers attending Rio-flavored event can take part in parade

Volunteers of the 1996 Olympics attending a celebration Friday at Lake Lanier Olympic Park in Gainesville are invited to take part in a procession at the event.

August 02, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


McKibbon hosts final BLT Luncheon, car show

Homegrown tomatoes, crispy bacon, crunchy lettuce and a smear of Duke's mayonnaise on white bread have brought together hundreds of Gainesville business leaders for 20 years.

August 02, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Employers help Chestatee teachers learn how to prepare students for workplace

Chestatee High School teachers heard a panel of people talk about "the 'blank" that follows "what's next?'" Monday as pre-planning days for the 2016-17 school year started.

August 02, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Postal service offers global business seminar Aug. 9

The United States Postal Service will host a meeting about the Made In Rural America Export and Investment Initiative on Aug. 9 at Brenau University, 340 Green St.

August 02, 2016 | | Local


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Family of slain Flowery Branch man offers $5,000 reward for information

The family of a Flowery Branch man killed at the front door of his home is offering a $5,000 reward for information on who ...

August 17, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Baby’s broken bones lead to charges for Gillsville woman

A Gillsville woman was arrested Wednesday in connection with a 5-month-old girl who, in the course of a month, fractured three leg bones and an ...

August 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Suspect in White County fatal shooting arrested overnight in Athens

A man wanted on a murder warrant out of White County was captured by a SWAT team Wednesday morning.

August 17, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Religious education, counseling center seeks to raise $1.1 million for new South Hall facility

A nearly 50-year-old organization providing education, counseling and services to young people in Hall County is finally beginning a much-needed expansion.

August 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


University of North Georgia expects enrollment of more than 18,000 this fall

The University of North Georgia expects more than 18,000 students at its five campuses next week, and the increase will bring 70 new faculty ...

August 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Changes continue at Gainesville airport with new public, private investment

Big changes continue at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville thanks to public and private investments in a hoped-for future that lures bigger and more ...

August 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Pizza, beer businesses planned where historic home stood in Flowery Branch

Pizza and beer businesses will take the place of a historic home torn down recently in downtown Flowery Branch.

August 16, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Study: Hope Scholarship funding could be in jeopardy

A new study of the Hope Scholarships program, which is funded by the Georgia lottery, contends the program could run out of money for the ...

August 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


IRS office in Gainesville plans to implement appointments after complaints

Complaints about long lines and poor customer service at the local Internal Revenue Service office prompted U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, to recently visit ...

August 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


School chats planned with Gainesville superintendent

Wanda Creel, superintendent for Gainesville schools, will host chats with parents and community members Thursday and Tuesday at the Panera Bread located at 625 Dawsonville ...

August 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Schofield rated highly by county school board

Hall County Board of Education members rate their superintendent between good and excellent, according to the most recent evaluation of Will Schofield.

August 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall Sheriff’s Office to step up patrols on Ga. 347

The Hall County Sheriff's Office will be stepping up patrols on the Friendship Road and Lanier Islands Parkway portions of Ga. 347 at various ...

August 16, 2016 | | Local


Three indicted on murder charges in Orchard Brook Apartments shooting

Three men have been charged with felony murder in an indictment in alleged connection to a fatal April shooting.

August 15, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Can third-party presidential candidates gain traction?

The ups and downs of what many consider the strangest presidential election of their lifetime has produced a unique opportunity for third-party candidates to make ...

August 15, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Lula mayor criticizes Hall County’s merger push

Lula's mayor didn't pull punches when it came to the topic Monday night of a merger of Hall County governments.

August 15, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


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