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Johnson joins Jobs for Georgia Graduates program that helps at-risk students

Thirty-nine students at Johnson High School are working on soft skills and workforce development with Lisa Jones, a new teacher at the school, as part of Jobs for Georgia Graduates, a new program in Hall County.

September 01, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Authorities: Man drowned at lakeside property in Murrayville

The Hall County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday it had found the body of a drowning victim on Aug. 24 in Murrayville.

September 01, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


South Georgia residents, travelers brace for hurricane’s impact

Georgia residents in many southern, central and coastal counties braced for Hermine as the tropical storm strengthened into a hurricane Thursday and steamed toward Florida's Gulf Coast.

September 01, 2016 | Times staff and wire reports | Local


Gator caught on Lanier, will be released in South Georgia

Jason Clark heard about the 3-foot alligator spotted on Lake Lanier earlier this week. But even after someone sent him the picture from Facebook, it still wasn't high on the radar of the man who runs Southeastern Reptile Rescue.

September 01, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Survey spotlights poor housing conditions in Gainesville

From dry rot and sagging or rusted roofs to uneven or cracked foundations, the conditions of many homes in many neighborhoods throughout Gainesville is a glaring and aching element of the city's affordable housing crunch.

September 01, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Work on repairing Lula’s Cobb Street bridge has started

Work has started on the Cobb Street bridge that spans the railroad in Lula, and repairs could be completed by the end of September, according to Norfolk Southern spokesman Rick Harris.

August 31, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Man sentenced to 5 years in prison for defrauding investors of more than $3.2 million

A Buford man who pleaded guilty to defrauding investors of more than $3.2 million was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday.

August 31, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Busy travel weekend expected for Labor Day thanks to lower prices than last year

It hasn't felt like it recently, but this summer has featured the cheapest gas prices since 2004, according to GasBuddy.com.

August 31, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Georgia Chair to close after 102 years of business in Gainesville

After a century of building quality wooden furniture for Georgia homes and schools, Georgia Chair is closing.

August 31, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


GO: Enjoy your long weekend at these 4 North Georgia resorts and lodges

Savannah King tells viewers about four North Georgia resorts and lodges that make perfect

August 31, 2016 | | Local


City leaders oppose Hall push for consolidation

Officials in cities across Hall County appear universally opposed to plans to study merging local governments.

August 31, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


State Patrol: Distracted driving caused 4-car wreck, 1 injury on I-985 in South Hall

Authorities said a driver was attempting to change songs on his cellphone and didn't realize traffic had stopped in front of him when he caused a major traffic snarl Wednesday morning on Interstate 985.

August 31, 2016 | | Local


Citizen journalist files lawsuit against property owners from 2014 rally

August 31, 2016 | By Allie Dean adean@morrismultimedia.com | Local


Canoe launch at Mossy Creek to close briefly for maintenance

The canoe launch located on the Chattahoochee River at Mossy Creek Access Area in North Hall is scheduled to temporarily close beginning Sept. 12 to allow the use of heavy equipment in the area.

August 30, 2016 | | Local


Flowery Branch boy’s lemonade stand to raise funds for food allergy research

Connor Martin has to be careful.

August 30, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


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Authorities charge Hall man with child exploitation after porn found on computer

A Hall County man was charged with child exploitation after investigators found 200 sexually explicit videos and photographs of minor children in his possession, according ...

September 16, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


United Way begins campaign with focus on poverty

Living in poverty means having to make stark, difficult choices about where to spend what little money is available from day to day.

September 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


State, defense rest Thursday in Gainesville stabbing trial

The final witnesses testified Thursday in the malice murder trial of Ofelia Barrera-Rodriguez, 49.

September 16, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


SLIDESHOW: Hundreds attend event on Gainesville Square to raise awareness of childhood cancer

Several hundred people attended an event in downtown Gainesville Thursday night to raise awareness of childhood cancer. Live music, food trucks and a petting zoo ...

September 15, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Authorities respond to vehicle in Lake Lanier; no people believed to have been in car

Hall County Fire Services responded Thursday to a vehicle submerged in a Lake Lanier cove, and a dive team was dispatched to search for potential ...

September 15, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Flowery Branch OKs tax allocation district money for downtown stormwater work

Flowery Branch committed $605,000 Thursday night to stormwater improvements around the planned City Hall.

September 15, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Halftime Heroes: Director leads Riverside Military Academy band into new era

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Stephen Giove remembers, as a child in Hollywood, Fla., regular parades through the city put on by a local military academy.

September 15, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


2 Times staffers earn SNPA video, photo honors

Two staff members of The Times earned awards at the annual Southern Newspaper Publishers Association's News Industry Summit in Sarasota, Fla.

September 15, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Oakwood scouting locations for electric car charging station

Oakwood hopes to follow in the footsteps of other communities, including Gainesville, by setting up an electric car charging station.

September 15, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


United Way leads new effort to fight poverty in Hall

For the more than 32,000 Hall County residents living in poverty, and the countless more teetering on the brink, just knowing who to ask ...

September 15, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Murder trial testimony: Suspect left for Mexico after stabbing

Witnesses testifying in a murder trial Wednesday morning told the jury about Ofelia Barrera-Rodriguez's movements and comments in the days after the death of ...

September 15, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local




Hall firefighter raising money for another Louisiana flood relief trip

A Hall County firefighter who is originally from Louisiana went back to his hometown of Central to help flood victims last month. Now Lt. Damon ...

September 14, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


IRS to add staff at Gainesville office

Staffing shortages at a Gainesville taxpayer assistance office will be remedied next month, according to an announcement from the Internal Revenue Service.

September 14, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


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