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Sheriff’s employee reinstated after August firing

The Hall County Sheriff's Office recently reinstated a detective who was fired in August after conducting his own investigation into a fellow officer.

January 17, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Trash dammed up along Flat Creek

The work of a pesky beaver seems to be offering a disturbing glimpse at what flows through Hall County streams toward Lake Lanier.

January 17, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


City schools to look at traffic, pedestrian safety

School officials are concerned about the safety of teachers and students on the road connecting Gainesville High School, Centennial Arts Academy and Wood's Mill High School.

January 17, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


7 local schools recognized for test score improvements

A handful of area schools were recognized Tuesday for their students' performance on standardized tests.

January 17, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Dahlonega man guilty of killing Ga. girl

CANTON - A maintenance man quietly detailed in court how he lured a 7-year-old girl into a vacant apartment, molested her, beat and stabbed her to death and stuffed her body into a trash bin.

January 17, 2012 | Associated Press | Local


Deal presents $19.2 billion budget

Gov. Nathan Deal presented his budget proposal to the carpenters of the state's spending plan this morning, insisting that the increased spending the Republican governor has proposed is an investment with "generational significance."

January 17, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Deal, Mike Rowe team up to plug Ga.’s skills gap

Gov. Nathan Deal wants to end the skilled trades gap in Georgia's industries.

January 17, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Flowery Branch council moves meeting to Friday

Flowery Branch City Council is holding its semimonthly meeting on Friday, instead of the usual Thursday, so that it can have enough members to hold a meeting.

January 17, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Law became fixture as construction, automotive executive

George Hammond Law Jr. liked to talk.

January 17, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Rudess Hooper answers Gillsville's call

After two tries, Gillsville has a new Post 5 city councilman.

January 17, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville City Schools board to consider new vision for education

The Gainesville City Schools Board of Education will be asked to officially approve a new vision for education at tonight's meeting, Superintendent Merrianne Dyer said.

January 17, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Deputies: 3 arrested after 100 mph chase

Following a high-speed chase in excess of 100 mph on Interstate 985 on Sunday night, three suspects were arrested by Hall County deputies, according to an agency spokesman.

January 17, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Bell brings in nearly $40K for re-election bid

Hall County Commissioner Ashley Bell is already racking up a sizable war chest for his re-election bid this year, without even having a challenger.

January 17, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Hundreds celebrate MLK Day in Gainesville

A Gainesville-born preacher now serving in Lilburn exhorted hundreds gathered Monday at a Gainesville school to carry on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 17, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Senior found his place at Lanier Christian Academy

Lex Parker was the new kid in his junior year at Lanier Christian Academy.

May 16, 2017 | | Local


Lakeview senior, skeet shooter looks toward 2020 Olympics

Samantha Simonton dreams of standing on the highest podium with a medal around her neck at the 2020 Olympic Games, listening to "The Star-Spangled Banner ...

May 16, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


West Hall senior presses pause on education, plans mission trip

Catherine Webb thought she had her whole life figured out.

May 16, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Lower taxes, higher pay raises included in proposed Hall schools budget

Taxpayers could see slightly lower school tax bills next year while providing for 2.5 percent pay raises for all Hall County school employees if ...

May 15, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Man says church outburst was free speech

ATLANTA - After David Justin Freeman raised his hand, he decided to give one finger.

May 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Property taxes would go up in proposed Gainesville schools budget

Some city property owners would see a tax increase in a fiscal year 2018 budget proposal presented Monday to the Gainesville school board.

May 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Developer considers housing for either active adults or millennials in Oakwood

A surging residential area in Oakwood could be prime for more homes - up to 131 proposed off McEver Road between Old Flowery Branch Road and ...

May 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Council votes to remove Dawsonville mayor

May 15, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Local


Number of snakebites rising in North Georgia

Half of Georgia's 55 hospital-reported snakebites this year have been in metro Atlanta and North Georgia.

May 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Ga. Supreme Court upholds law on terroristic threats after challenge from Hall student

A law on terroristic threats has been upheld by the Georgia Supreme Court after a challenge from a Hall County student accused of threatening a ...

May 15, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Home-schooled senior builds on musical talents

Savannah Cantrell has been home-schooled her entire life.

May 15, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Riverside graduate aims for career in logistics

Derek Ferguson's next step in his education will allow him to chase two of his passions: lacrosse and a career in logistics.

May 15, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Library shelves downtown expansion plans until 2018

Plans to expand Hall County's downtown Gainesville library branch are being shelved for another year.

May 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


UNG’s Gainesville campus expected to see 4-6 percent growth in fall

DAHLONEGA - Officials are expecting a 4 to 6 percent enrollment increase this fall at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, solidifying the all-commuter ...

May 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


‘Continuous flow’ intersection set to open Monday night in Dawson County

Dawson County motorists will see a big change in traffic flow at one of the area's busiest intersections, starting Monday night.

May 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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