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Forsyth County man taking invention to national convention

CUMMING - Lamar Sexton didn't realize the need to hang clothing at a yard sale would lead to an opportunity for marketing a new product.

June 12, 2011 | Times regional staff | Local


Oakwood public works operation almost moved

As part of an overall effort to redevelop its downtown area, Oakwood has nearly finished moving its public works operation to a city-owned industrial park off W White Road.

June 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Group to showcase abilities of disabled

The Disability Resource Center staff spends countless hours advocating for individuals with disabilities. But on Saturday, they're turning their attention to "Celebrating Abilities."

June 12, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Civil War event draws crowd to History Center

The Civil War wasn't just about men in blue and gray firing rifles across grassy battlefields and charging each other with weapons extended.

June 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Program provides remedial instruction for graduation test

Intense remedial instruction begins today for select students who failed the math portion of the graduation test.

June 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall County advertises proposed tax increase

The tax increase proposed by Hall Commission Chairman Tom Oliver is advertised in today's Times.

June 12, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Tree knocks out power to 1,000 Hall customers

A fallen tree knocked out power for 1,007 customers of Jackson Electric Membership Corp. Sunday night as a storm went through the Gainesville area.

June 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Don’t cut parks, pay, residents tell Bell

Again and again Saturday, residents told Commissioner Ashley Bell that they worried about the consequences of a budget that crippled Hall County's parks, libraries and employees.

June 12, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Many in Hall County say tax hike is better than cuts

When it comes to preserving government services that affect their children, even fiscally conservative Republicans, it seems, are willing to pay a little more.

June 12, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville High grad to perform at Tony Awards

For some, the theater is a calling. But for a lucky few, the theater actually calls them back.

June 12, 2011 | BY SAVANNAH KING sking@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


New program helps veterans adapt to college life

Gainesville State College is striving to become a more veteran-friendly campus.

June 12, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Recycling centers helping police catch copper thieves

Accused copper thieves James Wingo and his juvenile partner likely learned a valuable lesson as they sat handcuffed in a police cruiser Tuesday - investigators aren't playing games when it comes to metal theft.

June 12, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


School chief upholds family tradition, raises dairy calves

Hall County Superintendent Will Schofield's stately home is surrounded by 12 acres of field and forest, a small organic garden and a young orchard.

June 12, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


June Jam at Brenau honors its late founder, benefits charities

Music lovers gathered Saturday at the Mitch Farmer June Jam Concert in the Brenau University Amphitheater to honor the memory of its founder and support the charity that was so important to him.

June 11, 2011 | By Savannah King sking@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Storm knocks down trees in North Hall County

A passing thunderstorm knocked down trees and caused some damage Saturday afternoon in northeast Hall County.

June 11, 2011 | | Local


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Hydrant fix will keep Hall insurance rates steady

The temporary fix for formerly out-of-service North Hall fire hydrants is satisfactory to the Insurance Services Office, authorities said last week.

September 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


South Hall sewer network could ramp up in next few years

In an ironic twist, South Hall land once used for as a sewer discharge site could be a revenue boost for Hall County's sewer ...

September 11, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Terrorized by fear: As nation remembers 9/11, safety worries leave many on edge

The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks brought violence "home," but changes in how society reacts to violence more recently cause more common and more frequent ...

September 11, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Dragon Boat Festival's cultural buffet churns Lanier’s waters

The dragons have indeed found a home on Lake Lanier.

September 10, 2016 | Alexander Popp | Local


Lula celebrates its crafty ways at annual festival

This year's theme for Lula's fall festival was "Arts, Crafts and Pottery," and most vendors had one of those aspects to offer.

September 10, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Elachee’s annual Snake Day draws reptile lovers, and a few converts

If it slithers, hisses or has scales, there's a good chance that animal was on display at Saturday's Snake Day at Elachee Nature ...

September 10, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Gainesville police seek clues to fatal shooting

Police are seeking information in the death of a Gainesville man who was shot multiple times Friday night on Athens Street in Gainesville.

September 10, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Man pulled from Lake Lanier unresponsive, taken to hospital

A man pulled from Lake Lanier on Saturday was unresponsive and hospitalized in critical condition after he went under the waters off Buford Dam Park.

September 10, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Child scalded by water in mishap recovering at home

The 18-month-old Hall County girl who was burned by boiling water Wednesday is recovering at home, authorities say.

September 10, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Annual agriculture day held at Lula Elementary School

Children gathered in the grass at the feet of Nicole Karstedt, who stood in front of a mobile classroom. Inside that classroom was a massive ...

September 10, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Gainesville Fire, police to present colors at Falcons game

The honor guards from the Gainesville fire and police departments will give the presentation of the colors at the Atlanta Falcons game Sunday in the ...

September 10, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Lt. Gov. Cagle honors law enforcement ahead of 9/11 anniversary

Fifteen years ago, Matt Dubnik and a co-worker drove to a Best Buy to get a better understanding of the news on the morning of ...

September 10, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Falcons to host football safety clinic for mothers

Moms can learn about the safety of tackle football Monday at a clinic hosted by the Atlanta Falcons.

September 10, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local




Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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