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Gainesville Seafood Market coming to Atlanta Highway

The owner/operator of Fajitas Mexican Restaurant and El Carreton Taqueria is opening a seafood restaurant and market on Atlanta Highway on Jan. 16.

January 07, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local

Qualifying starts Monday for Clermont Town Council

Clermont begins the process Monday to fill two Town Council seats.

January 07, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

Fire at duplex displaces 10 people

A fire displaced 10 people, including two children, but caused no injuries on Thursday afternoon at a duplex on Walker Street off Mountain View Road in Gainesville, according to authorities.

January 07, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

Police give timeline of Buford standoff that ended with father, son dead

A man holding his son in a Buford home's master bedroom fired one shot through the door at SWAT team officers before firing at his son, according to police.

January 07, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local

Chestatee Academy students return to building after no bomb found

A sweep of Chestatee Academy on Thursday following a bomb threat found no device, according to school system officials.

January 07, 2016 | | Local

Police: Suspect used stolen credit card for gaming systems, TV

A credit card fraud suspect allegedly used the card to buy two gaming systems and a flat-screen television, according to police.

January 07, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local

$700 million Powerball jackpot is largest of any lottery game in U.S. history

Feeling lucky? Feeling really, really lucky?

January 07, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

Armed jewel thief strikes again, this time in N.C.

The FBI, in conjunction with state and local law enforcement agencies, is seeking the identity of two suspects who are believed to have been involved in multiple jewelry store robberies in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and North Carolina.

January 06, 2016 | Times regional staff reports | Local

Child, father dead after standoff in Buford

A 2-year-old boy and his father died Wednesday after both suffered gunshot wounds at the end of a roughly 19-hour standoff in a Buford subdivision, authorities said.

January 06, 2016 | From staff, wire reports | Local

Healan's Mill advocacy group details plans for road closure

In response to a resident's anxiety over a preservation project and a possible road closure near her home, an advocacy group overseeing the matter issued a statement Wednesday aiming to ease concerns or questions she and others may have.

January 06, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local

Hall County Schools hosting video contest to discourage distracted driving

People do it all the time. They slip one hand around the wheel and answer the phone with the other. They drop down the mirror on their visor to check their teeth, or they reach across the car to fish through a bag in the passenger seat.

January 06, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local

Agents seize almost 1 kilo meth, $100,000 in cash at Gillsville home

A Gillsville man is accused of having nearly a kilogram of crystal methamphetamine, more than $100,000 in cash and nine firearms, two of which had been stolen, according to authorities.

January 06, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local

Most Lake Lanier parks re-opened after flooding

All but three area parks have re-opened following heavy rainfall last week that caused high water levels on Lake Lanier.

January 06, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local

Bank robbery scene for PlayStation show being filmed in downtown Gainesville

An old, abandoned bank in downtown Gainesville makes the perfect location for a well-timed and carefully orchestrated robbery.

January 06, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

Obama’s move on guns may have only modest effect on violence

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's move to tighten controls on guns could curb the unregulated buying and selling of weapons over the Internet and at gun shows. But the overall effect on violence in the U.S. could prove to be modest.

January 05, 2016 | By Ryan J. Foley and Eric Tucker Associated Press | Local

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Man charged with murder of brother in South Forsyth

January 27, 2016 | Times regional staff reports | Local

Davis Middle School student wins Hall County Spelling Bee

Yared DeAnda, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Davis Middle School, won the 2016 Hall County Spelling Bee.

January 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local

Public housing provides affordable homes, but hard environment

Public housing can seem like both a blessing and a curse to those who call the projects home.

January 26, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local

Residents share ideas, concerns for Flowery Branch at plan meeting

Revitalizing Flowery Branch's Old Town area is key to the future of the South Hall city, according to residents who attended a meeting Tuesday ...

January 26, 2016 | LeAnne Akin | Local

Relay for Life kicks off fundraising season

Leonardo da Vinci believed the color purple increased the power of meditation and thinking, and opera composer Richard Wagner called the color violet his inspiration.

January 26, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local

Gainesville officials hope to start work on ‘regional’ athletic complex

Gainesville recreation officials are ready to start developing their idea for a "regional" park complex. They have appropriated $450,000 for design work on the ...

January 26, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local

Sign-holding officers seek to cut down on texting and driving

Holding cardboard signs along E.E. Butler and Jesse Jewell parkways, Jessica Van and Drew Reed weren't looking for money.

January 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local

Police investigate theft of thousands from auto dealership

The woman police had identified as a suspect in the theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars from Carriage Nissan apparently killed herself Thursday as ...

January 26, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local

Juvenile law expert speaking Thursday at Lakeview

J. Tom Morgan, district attorney of DeKalb County for 12 years and a specialist in prosecuting crimes against children, will speak to parents and students ...

January 26, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local

Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

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