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Gainesville officials address construction concerns at new Enota school

Two Gainesville elected groups met Monday night to discuss some major projects in the city.

January 12, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Man faces jury on charges of kidnapping, attempted rape against jogger

Jury selection began Monday for a Gainesville man accused of kidnapping a jogger on Barrett Road and attempting to rape her.

January 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Friendship Road widening now set for June completion

The widening of Friendship Road/Ga. 347 in South Hall County was supposed to wrap up today, but weather is putting off the expected completion to June.

January 12, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Day care worker described as 'very mean' to burned toddler

Prosecutors began their case Monday against a Clermont day care worker accused of scalding a toddler in June 2014, depicting the employee as often strict toward the child.

January 11, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


One qualifier Monday for Clermont council seats

One person qualified Monday to run for one of Clermont's two vacant Town Council seats.

January 11, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Police: Fraud suspect, alleged accomplices targeted golf courses

A Lawrenceville man is accused of committing credit card fraud and allegedly looking through golf courses for unattended valuables, according to police.

January 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Georgia lawmakers return to Capitol for session’s first day

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers opened the legislative session Monday at the Capitol in Atlanta, with most action taking place outside the House and Senate chambers. Opening day of the session is typically dominated by ceremony, and the 2016 kickoff was no exception, including a visit from Betty Cantrell, the Georgian named "Miss America" for 2016.

January 11, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


Hall Fire Services gives info on suspect, vehicle in arson case

Hall County Fire Services is asking for any information the public can provide in locating a person and a vehicle seen in the area of a suspected arson at Belvedere Circle on Jan. 2.

January 11, 2016 | | Local


9-year-old girl saves siblings from mobile home fire

Fennis "Peaches" Bailey heard a knock at her door late Friday night. She and her husband answered it to find a little girl on the porch, arms and hands blackened with soot. They could smell the smoke and see the fierce blaze behind her. They listened to what she said: Her house was burning down, her three siblings were safe, but her parents weren't home.

January 11, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Authorities: North Forsyth dad shoots son, 18, in accident while cleaning pistol

A North Forsyth teenager was shot in the stomach Saturday afternoon while he and his father cleaned a gun that accidentally discharged, officials said.

January 11, 2016 | By Kayla Robins krobins@forsythnews.com | Local


North Hall home damaged in overnight fire

A home off Cleveland Highway was damaged in an overnight fire.

January 11, 2016 | | Local


Oakwood going through transition in city leadership

At this time last year, Oakwood City Council was a group of political veterans, with three of the members having a combined 76 years of service.

January 10, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall Fire Services offers safety tips

As cold weather has returned to Georgia, families are beginning to settle in and prepare their homes for winter.

January 10, 2016 | By Alexander Popp apopp@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Hall Sheriff's Office stepping up patrols, announcing locations

In response to an increased number of motor vehicle crashes, the Hall County Sheriff's Office is targeting certain areas around the county.

January 10, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Armed jewel theft suspect in custody

The suspect in a string of armed jewelry robberies, including the August heist at Zales Outlet in Dawsonville, was taken into custody Friday in Smyrna.

January 10, 2016 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


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Raccoon is first Hall rabies case of 2016

A raccoon was found to be rabid after contact with two dogs in the Cape Road area of East Hall.

January 28, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Avita opening women’s treatment program

A group that offers multiple services in Hall County is opening a new residential addiction treatment program for women off Airport Road in Gainesville.

January 28, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Police: Suspects manipulate machine to steal lottery tickets

A day after the largest Powerball drawing ever, three suspects in Oakwood are accused of manipulating a convenience store's lottery ticket machine to get ...

January 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


WomenSource to host Girl Power workshop

Girls today often feel pressured to dress or act a certain way, because of pressure they feel from friends, movies, social media or simply the ...

January 27, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


GOAL winner plans to help veterans thanks to health care education

Growing up in a small village in Costa Rica, Evelyn Johnson didn't have an understanding of the U.S. armed forces, or military life ...

January 27, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Police: Flowery Branch man charged with snatching purse

A Flowery Branch man was charged with snatching a purse at a Gainesville gas station, according to police.

January 27, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Tourism industry at record levels in Hall

The economic impact of Hall County's tourism industry reached a record high of $282.9 million in 2014, according to the most recent report ...

January 27, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Authorities: Cheer program treasurer accused of stealing funds

The treasurer of a junior cheer program in Hall County was charged with taking thousands of dollars from the program's fund.

January 27, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hear personal stories of housing struggles at Voices

Lisa Chester lived in and out of public housing growing up.

January 27, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Minority neighborhoods exist along clear lines in Hall

The streets are narrow in some of Gainesville's poorest neighborhoods. There are no traffic lights there, only stop signs and railroad crossings and dump ...

January 27, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Man charged with murder of brother in South Forsyth

January 27, 2016 | Times regional staff reports | Local


Davis Middle School student wins Hall County Spelling Bee

Yared DeAnda, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Davis Middle School, won the 2016 Hall County Spelling Bee.

January 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Public housing provides affordable homes, but hard environment

Public housing can seem like both a blessing and a curse to those who call the projects home.

January 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Residents share ideas, concerns for Flowery Branch at plan meeting

Revitalizing Flowery Branch's Old Town area is key to the future of the South Hall city, according to residents who attended a meeting Tuesday ...

January 26, 2016 | LeAnne Akin | Local


Relay for Life kicks off fundraising season

Leonardo da Vinci believed the color purple increased the power of meditation and thinking, and opera composer Richard Wagner called the color violet his inspiration.

January 26, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


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