The Hall County school system is proposing a payroll change that, officials say, will boost employees' retirement income.
Relief may be on the way for Gainesville State College's bustling Watkinsville campus.
Gainesville City Council members got a bit of good news Thursday in the last hearing before City Manager Bryan Shuler presents the final budget on May 8.
If things had only worked out a little differently, perhaps Gainesville would have been the dinosaur capital of the world. Turns out that chicken you had for lunch or dinner may have come from a direct descendant of giant creatures that once roamed the earth.
Former Public Service Commissioner Lauren "Bubba" McDonald Jr. of Clarkesville said Friday that he is exploring the possibility of a bid to regain his seat on the PSC.
Are cows and conservation mutually exclusive?
ATLANTA - An Army medic who worked security for an Atlanta strip club while stationed at Dahlonega's Camp Frank D. Merrill pleaded guilty Thursday to torching a competing club for $5,000.
For two generations of Gainesville children and their families, he was just "Dr. Mike."
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OAKWOOD - All eyes were on the skies Friday morning at West Hall High School, as a Georgia Army National Guard unit arrived in a Black Hawk helicopter.
What a mess. About 3,000 gallons of black, sticky, liquid asphalt oozed out over a sizable stretch of Ga. 365 at White Sulphur Road on Thursday morning after an asphalt tanker truck tipped over, creating traffic tie-ups along the route that lasted most of the day. The ensuing cleanup required using a milling machine to grind down and dispose of the excess asphalt that settled and hardened on ...
The Times' advertising department won nine first-place awards for advertising excellence at the recent Georgia Press Association awards banquet.
The county is inching closer to having a new drinking water reservoir, Hall County officials said Thursday.
Just as soaring food prices and stagnant incomes have put the squeeze on family budgets, many of Georgia's school systems are in a similar bind.
Advocates for the poor met Friday in Gainesville's new Fair Street Neighborhood Center to discuss community issues that affect the poor and homeless in Gainesville-Hall County.
Loucas Nicolaou-Griffin said he's felt torn between two worlds for the last few years and is looking forward to going home after graduation.
Chicopee Woods Golf Course is about to spend $2.2 million in capital improvements even as the golf industry has seen declines in golfers and courses.
Food, music and gifts rewarded guests Friday at The Norton Agency's 85th anniversary "family homecoming" at the Green Street realty and insurance business. The food came from an Mexican-themed food truck and pies from the soon-to-open downtown pastry shop, Buttermilk. Local musicians The Alan Nivens Band played for guests at the lunchtime celebration.
Georgia is pioneering a new strategy to eliminate parole offices, an effort officials say allows the officers to spend more time working with people in the community and also saves money.
More women and children fleeing domestic violence will be able to find refuge in the coming months thanks to several community organizations.
A Gainesville man received two life in prison sentences Friday afternoon in Hall County Superior Court after he was found guilty by a jury in April on all but one of more than 20 counts in a child sexual abuse trial.
Entrepreneurs in agriculture are finding new ways to grow their businesses and profit, said Earl Gohl, federal co-chairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission, a regional economic development agency of federal, state and local government partners.
The First Friday events in downtown Gainesville have started up again and are expected to bring more vistors to the shops and restaurants around the square.
A robbery suspect turned himself in Thursday night after four Gainesville schools were locked down that afternoon when police tried to serve a warrant for his arrest.
Gainesville resident Gloria Carruth depends on the Dial-A-Ride bus service since she nearly severed her ankle three years ago.
In order to develop and strengthen the local economy, businesses and the community work together for the benefit of each other.
As part of efforts to keep drivers and motorcyclists safe, law enforcement officials and highway safety advocates gathered Thursday in Buford to promote motorcycle safety awareness.
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is putting on a rabies clinic Saturday at the Gainesville Walmart.
Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy has been named a winner of the state Department of Education's Family-Friendly School Partnership School Award.
The Times held a fundraising event Thursday in Gainesville where community members were welcomed to bring documents to shred, with all proceeds benefiting Relay for Life. The "Team Times" Relay for Life Committee collected $2,158 Thursday for the fight against cancer. In addition to people bringing documents to shred, hamburgers and hot dogs were on sale to benefit the cause.