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The Local Agenda: Energy tax exemption worries cities

Gainesville City Council expressed concerns about Gov. Nathan Deal's proposed energy sales tax cut exemption in a work session earlier this month.

February 14, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Rotary Club honors governor, INK director at banquet

The Gainesville Rotary Club honored two residents Monday for their contributions to the community and the state a the club's annual banquet.

February 14, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Cedar Creek talks await Lanier report

Officials from Gainesville and Hall County seemed to have come to some agreement in their tug-of-war over the unused Cedar Creek Reservoir.

February 14, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Rain, sleet could hit Hall County overnight

Snow is out but sleet is in the updated forecast for the Hall County area.

February 13, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Family learning new details about injured Marine’s condition

More details are emerging about the condition and status of a 2011 Chestatee High School graduate severely injured Friday by a blast from a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

February 13, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Large crowd rallies for GHS honor student

Several hundred people packed into Antioch Baptist Church on Sunday to throw their support behind a Gainesville High School senior they say is being denied the honor of becoming the school's first black valedictorian.

February 13, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: Voters may learn of T-SPLOST projects before balloting

Most of the transportation tax's focus is on regional roads projects, but that makes up three-fourths of where the proposed dollars will go.

February 13, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Marine recovering from roadside blast in Afghanistan

A 2011 Chestatee High School graduate was severely injured Friday by a blast from a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, but family members say he is expected to recover.

February 12, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Local colleges worry what consolidation will mean for identities

Proximity may be one of the chief reasons to consolidate Gainesville State College and North Georgia College & State University.

February 11, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Gainesville fire department donates water hoses for dock upgrade

A Gainesville High School student has found a use for a fire hose that is more than 30 years old.

February 11, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Gainesville considers moving Midland train engine

The old black and red Gainesville Midland train that has been on display for more than 30 years in downtown Gainesville could be on the move.

February 11, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Publishing company considers Flowery Branch for local history book

A Charleston, S.C.-based publisher of local history books has approached Flowery Branch about the possibility of a book on the small South Hall town, which dates to the 1800s.

February 11, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Law keeps absentee ballots from inmates incarcerated in home counties

For many years Georgia inmates housed in their county of residence have been unable to vote in elections because of an oversight in state law.

February 11, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Firefighters battle chimney blaze on Ledan Road

Emergency crews blocked part of Ledan Road in Gainesville while they battled a chimney fire at residence in the 3700 block.

February 11, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Winter coming back with a bite

Freezing temperatures this weekend will replace the recent warm, springlike weather of the past few weeks.

February 10, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Hospital system plans to buy Sherwood Plaza off South Enota Drive

Northeast Georgia Health System has signed a contract to purchase Sherwood Plaza, a longtime shopping center on South Enota Drive in Gainesville.

June 08, 2017 | BY JEFF GILL and NICK BOWMAN jgill@gainesvilletimes.com, nbowman@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Nonprofit Challenged Child rebranded as Sisu

Challenged Child and Friends in Gainesville has changed its name, taking a Finnish word officials say better describes the program's mission as it serves ...

June 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Braselton coffee house looks to add liquor to menu

From seniors rolling up in their golf carts to teens on first date, there's something for everyone at Mocha Moe's in South Hall.

June 08, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


New Thrift store offers job skills for program residents

For the past 17 years, My Sister's Place in Gainesville has helped homeless women and children with shelter, meals, transportation needs, referrals and other ...

June 08, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Rotary honors public safety officials

More than a dozen law enforcement and public safety officials were honored Wednesday by the three rotary clubs of Gainesville and Hall County.

June 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Family hit by pickup truck awarded $11.5 million by Hall County jury

A family of three hit by a pickup truck in June 2013 at the Gainesville Wal-Mart were awarded $11.5 million in a personal injury ...

June 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Millie’s Drapery & Decorating hopes to reopen at old location, nearly a year after fire

Working in tight spaces for the past year, Millie's Drapery & Decorating hopes to be back at its old location off Cleveland Highway by mid-July.

June 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Braving the storm: Winter weather tips, contact info

When winter weather hits North Georgia, the proper preparation can help get you through the storm and stay warm and safe. Follow these tips:

January 04, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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