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Attorneys argue Gainesville men are rappers, not drug dealers

Attorney Dan Sammons asked his client's mother: Is Terry Jerome Maddox a rapper or a drug boss?

January 05, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


Ramsey Road to close for repaving

Ramsey Road will be closed on Tuesday from its intersection with Ga. 365 to White Sulphur Road so paving can be completed.

January 05, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local


Class Notes: Race to Top report shows optimism, achievements

The Hall County and Gainesville City school systems participated in one of the biggest and most complicated grants in the state over the last four years, and the report on its impact found reasons for optimism.

January 04, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Georgia temps to hit teens near end of week

January 04, 2015 | By DON BABWIN Associated Press | Local


Plan stirs concerns over lake’s silt problem

A zoning request that goes before Gainesville City Council on Tuesday is tearing at old wounds over concerns about increased siltation in Lake Knickerbocker, a dammed-up part of Ada Creek.

January 04, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local


Farm winery seeks licenses to open

By the end of the month, a new all-inclusive farm winery may be one step closer to opening this year.

January 04, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Heart foundation teams with Chestatee High School

There's a lesson in heart health available not only for high school students, but for teachers as well.

January 04, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Hall County employees clinic, pharmacy to open today

Doors open early this morning at the HCG Family Health Center, a clinic and pharmacy serving county employees, at 2434 Old Cornelia Highway in Rabbittown.

January 04, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Wallenda aims to cross Tallulah Falls with great-grandfather's image

The image of Karl Wallenda crossing the Tallulah Gorge is still vivid for those who witnessed it on July 18, 1970.

January 04, 2015 | BY JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Analysis: Hall leaders reflect on turbulent era, look ahead to 2015 challenges

Ringing in the New Year often comes with both reflection and anticipation, looking back on what was and looking ahead to what might be.

January 04, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Families face financial burden caring for sick children

The Smith family has spent more than $100,000 on health needs for their 6-month-old son Jackson, and the bills keep coming.

January 04, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Replacing bridges may be Hall’s next big project

For Dieter Jager, Browns Bridge at the Hall-Forsyth County line can't be replaced soon enough.

January 04, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local


INK kids aren’t lacking for fun on a rainy day

For families who have spent the last few weeks cooped up at home during the holidays because of the cold and rainy weather, Interactive Neighborhood for Kids has become a welcome destination for many.

January 03, 2015 | Elise Perkins | Local


New juvenile code leads to more, quicker hearings

From Savannah to metro Atlanta to Hall County, the biggest factor seen in the state's new juvenile code, said Juvenile Court Judge Lindsay Burton, is that "everyone's talking about more hearings."

January 03, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


Heavy rains, storms to roll through into Sunday

The final weekend of the holiday break won't be a winter wonderland.

January 03, 2015 | | Local


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Savannah port officials watching transportation debate in legislature

Port of Savannah officials have their hands full with an ambitious deepening project, but they're also watching how the transportation funding debate plays out in the Georgia General Assembly.

January 22, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hospital celebrates its 2,000th robotic surgery procedure

Some milestones come with age - others with the advent of technology.

January 22, 2015 | C.L. Abercrombie | Local


Badge & Bar: Hall hopes to dismiss excessive force lawsuit

Hall County's representation in a civil suit brought by a former Hall County Jail inmate hopes to dismiss the case, saying the county can't be held liable for a jailer's actions.

January 21, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall County reviewing Gateway Centre marketing plan

The Hall County Board of Commissioners is likely to sign off tonight on an updated marketing plan for the Gateway Industrial Centre in hopes the business park is finally ready for build-out.

January 21, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville wants peek under Green Street to fix traffic, drainage problems

Everybody knows what's on top of Green Street in Gainesville: cars and more cars.

January 21, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County, Lumpkin County narcotics squads seize $120K in marijuana, meth

Authorities said a 62-year-old man has allegedly distributed 2 pounds of illegal narcotics a week in Hall County and three neighboring counties.

January 21, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


New website to help Hall parents assist kids with math homework

Hall County parents who are unsure how to help their children with math homework will soon have a tool to make it easier.

January 21, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Will Schofield, Dick Yarbrough named to education reform commission

Gov. Nathan Deal has named 33 state education experts, including Hall County Schools Superintendent Will Schofield and columnist Dick Yarbrough, to the state Education Reform Commission.

January 21, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local


Flowery Branch woman charged with arson, insurance fraud

A Flowery Branch woman was charged Tuesday with first-degree arson and insurance fraud in connection with allegedly setting a fire at her home.

January 21, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


Tax criticism grows as agreement nears in Hall County

Criticisms are growing as Hall County and area city officials prepare to sign off on an agreement about what projects to fund if voters approve a special purpose local option sales tax in March.

January 21, 2015 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Russell McMurry named new DOT commissioner

Longtime Georgia Department of Transportation executive Russell McMurry was elected Tuesday to be its new commissioner, effective immediately.

January 21, 2015 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville High graduation to take place at City Park

The Gainesville City Board of Education on Tuesday night recognized students for their presentations during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.

January 21, 2015 | Nick Watson | Local


Lula planning meeting hinges on councilwoman’s recovery

Lula City Council has put off a Jan. 28 planning session until Councilwoman Vicky Chambers, who was seriously injured in a Jan. 10 wreck, can participate.

January 21, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Roads: Roads planning group to get 2040 plan update today

The consultant helping the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Hall County area's lead transportation planning agency, is set to give an MPO committee a status report this morning on the 2040 plan update.

January 21, 2015 | Jeff Gill | Local


Boys & Girls Clubs receives 40 laptops from UnitedHealthcare

For an underserved youth, practicing mathematics or reading skills outside the classroom can be difficult.

January 21, 2015 | Kristen Oliver | Local


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