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Community remembers 9/11 with service, candlelight vigil

The terrorist attacks on the United States 10 years ago mean "everything" to 28-year-old Kristen Yost and her family.

September 11, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Dragon boat event brings competition, culture to Lanier

Two thousand years ago, a Chinese politician ended his life by throwing himself into a river.

September 10, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Glades Reservoir plan gets corps boost

Hall County officials got a break last week in moving forward on negotiations with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to have a corps employee walk them through what could have been a deal-breaker for the proposed Glades Reservoir.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Are we safer in a post-9/11 reality?

On this day a decade ago, Americans watched on TV as thousands died and life as we knew it took a sharp turn.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Our readers remember

I am an employee at the Pentagon with over 41 years of service. On 9/11 I was in class in downtown Washington, D.C., at the USDA Building. I drove (Gainesville native) Ms. Edna Stephens and her brother Marvin home for her father's family reunion.

September 10, 2011 | | Local


Safety officers honor fallen heroes

Saturday's weather in Gainesville was eerily similar to that of New York on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 - a day that began with bright blue skies and comfortable temperatures, but turned to darkness and desolation in a matter of hours.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


S. Hall man filmed 9/11 attacks in NY

An aspiring filmmaker, New Yorker James Kosior had his camera at the ready.

September 10, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Political bipartisanship was short-lived after attacks

For a short period of time in the U.S., there were no Democrats and no Republicans.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


A new generation learns about 9/11

America stood still the day the World Trade Center towers collapsed, the day a group of airplane passengers drove United Airlines Flight 93 into a Pennsylvania field, the day government workers ran from the Pentagon folding in around them.

September 10, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Security fears part of post-9/11 world

A briefcase used to just be a briefcase.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Teacher finds way to remember 9/11 victims by making quilt

Ten years ago, Shelley Collins and her students were preparing for safety day at Centennial Arts Academy.

September 10, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Ga. Chamber president urges local support of TSPLOST

Georgia's lack of investment in transportation infrastructure is making the state less attractive to industry, the president of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce told local business leaders Friday.

September 10, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Coming Sunday: The Times remembers Sept. 11, 2001

Coming Sunday, The Times remembers Sept. 11, 2001, with a multitude of stories, pictures and multimedia.

September 10, 2011 | | Local


Robberies in Gainesville increase in August

Every store owner dreads it: someone walking up to the counter and demanding the money in the cash register.

September 10, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Volunteers prepare for annual off-road run

More than three years ago, several avid runners blazed a trail through woods and streams on a large plot of land in northwestern Forsyth County.

September 09, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


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YMCA works to make wellness easy

Change is hard.

January 03, 2017 | Shannon Casas | Local




Man accused of trying to sell fake gold bars

An Anderson, S.C., man is accused of trying to sell fake gold bars at a Gainesville pawn shop, according to authorities.

January 03, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Coroner IDs kids killed in Sunday wreck

Hall County Coroner Marion Merck has identified the two children killed Sunday afternoon in a southeast Hall County wreck.

January 03, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Prime location makes Braselton a key distribution hub

A town that touches four counties, including Hall, Braselton appears to be sitting on an economic development gold mine.

January 02, 2017 | By Carlos Galarza cgalarza@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Fiber optic company seeks to take over old DOT property

A fiber optic cable company is hoping to take over a former Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance shop and surrounding property off Spout Springs Road ...

January 02, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Governor’s education agenda will shape 2017 legislature

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers return to the state Capitol on Jan. 9 with a full slate of priorities. But questions remain about Gov. Nathan Deal's ...

January 02, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


February event will celebrate Gainesville schools’ anniversary

The Gainesville school system will celebrate its 125th anniversary next month by lining the gym with memorabilia, showing a slide show and offering tours and ...

January 02, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


2 children killed in Sunday wreck that injured 3 other people

Two young children were killed in a southeast Hall County wreck that sent the driver and two other passengers to the hospital on Sunday afternoon.

January 02, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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