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Heavy storms moving through North Georgia this afternoon

March is coming in like a lion with strong thunderstorms moving through the northern part of Georgia this afternoon, bringing heavy rain, wind and possibly hail.

March 01, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Trump’s order of small streams rule review draws criticism, praise

An executive order by President Donald Trump mandating a review of an Obama-era rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands from development and pollution has drawn partisan praise and criticism, as well as ire from environmentalists.

March 01, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville athletics manager celebrated for 31 years of service

As the clock struck 5:01 p.m. Tuesday, Beth Morris donned a shiny necklace reading "Officially Retired."

March 01, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Senate bill on dental services would help volunteer agencies

Those who work and operate the dental clinic at Good News Clinics are waiting for good news.

March 01, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local




More lane closures planned as Boling Bridge work continues

Overnight single-lane closures are set this week as work continues on the Boling Bridge replacement on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 at the Hall-Forsyth county line.

February 28, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Georgia House to debate bills on school intervention, campus assault

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers plan to consider dozens of bills on Wednesday, staring down a key deadline at the end of this week. Chamber rules require bills to pass at least one chamber by a certain point in the session. This year, the deadline falls on Friday.

February 28, 2017 | By Kathleen Foody and Ezra Kaplan Associated Press | Local


Sardis students embrace archery team

Every Tuesday afternoon, Destiny Wooley sticks her head through her racoon-fur-covered quiver strap and slings it across her shoulder, grabs her purple bow and heads to archery practice with 33 of her peers.

February 28, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Ledan/Sardis roundabout work could start in May

Motorists traveling through one of northwest Hall County's busiest intersections could see some traffic relief later this year.

February 28, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


$27.5M in upgrades approved for Academies of Discovery, North Hall High, West Hall High

The Hall County school board approved about $27.5 million of construction work Monday night, including a $19.2 million bid for the additions and renovations at the Academies of Discovery.

February 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville, 6 Hall high schools achieve state honors for AP testing

Gainesville High School placed in four of six Advanced Placement Honor School categories, and all six Hall County school district high schools made the grade in at least one category, the Georgia Department of Education reported Monday.

February 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville company fighting nearly $50K in fines from worker’s death

A Gainesville company's attorney said Monday it plans to fight nearly $50,000 in fines stemming from a September fatal construction incident in Sugar Hill.

February 27, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Georgia lawmakers scramble ahead of midterm deadline

ATLANTA - Two bills that would change the appearance of driver's licenses issued to immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. moved toward floor votes Monday as Georgia lawmakers began a critical week. Legislative rules require that bills pass at least one chamber by Friday to remain alive for the year.

February 27, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


UNG professors say Trump has ‘thin skin,’ ‘has thrilled most conservatives’

President Donald Trump has shown himself to have "thin skin" and be more conservative than Ronald Reagan early on in his presidency.

February 27, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Electric car charging stations may soon be allowed in Flowery Branch

Electric car charging stations outside of a person's home - such as at a shopping center - may soon be legalized in Flowery Branch.

February 27, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Hall authorities arrest man wanted in alleged tree removal scam

A Flowery Branch man accused of accepting payment for tree removal work without finishing the job has been arrested in Hall County.

March 16, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall unemployment rate rises to 4.8 percent

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate in January ticked up to 4.8 percent, six-tenths of a percentage point higher than in December. In January 2016 ...

March 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Seven injured when Sheriff's Office car, van crash

A Hall County Sheriff's Office car carrying a suspect to jail crashed into a van late Wednesday night when the van was turning left ...

March 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


3 face murder charges in November death of US marshal from Flowery Branch

Three people have been arrested in the shooting death of a U.S. marshal from Flowery Branch late last year.

March 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


I-985 work scheduled for weekend

Interstate 985 north of Queen City Parkway/Ga. 60 will be partially closed this weekend as crews resurface a bridge that crosses over CSX railroad ...

March 16, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Chestatee High band to play in New York City St. Patrick's Day parade

It was business as usual for music teacher Daniel Merck and his students on Wednesday as they put in a full day's work at ...

March 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hunt for Gainesville superintendent continues

Gainesville School Board members will hold a closed-door meeting Saturday - their fourth in two weeks - as they continue their search for a new school superintendent.

March 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Construction has started on new Mincey Marble location

Some early work has started on the new Mincey Marble site in the Gainesville Business Park off Calvary Church Road.

March 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


11 entering auto cases reported in North Hall

Authorities are warning of an entering auto spree in North Hall happening overnight along the U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway corridor.

March 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Flowery Branch man accused of $9K tree removal scam

A Flowery Branch man is accused of accepting payment for tree removal work but not finishing the job.

March 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Flowery Branch Elementary using GoFundMe page to replace student broadcast equipment

Flowery Branch Elementary School's newsroom is a decade behind.

March 15, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Mental health, murder-suicide at center of domestic violence report

Threats of suicide and other attempts at self-harm is a key finding in a 2016 Georgia review of domestic violence fatalities, when Hall County had ...

March 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Kiwanis recognizes longtime youth programs manager Beth Morris

The highest honor the Kiwanis Club awards went to a woman who dedicated three decades to helping children.

March 14, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Lanier Islands to hire more than 500 for summer season

Lanier Islands resort is looking to add 531 staff members to prepare for the summer season.

March 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Students compete at TomeCon literary event at UNG’s Gainesville campus

For some, the TomeCon literary conference is the Super Bowl.

March 14, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


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