Two new traffic signals were activated this week in an effort to decrease traffic delays near the interstate on U.S. 129.
Hall County's 27th rabies case was confirmed on Wednesday, after a raccoon came into contact with a dog.
Leaders from Brenau University and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine will sign an agreement this afternoon to jump-start a five-year accelerated program at Brenau for physician assistant studies.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch City Council gave its first OK Wednesday morning to new historic district boundaries in the city.
A top administrator at Gainesville Middle School was arrested last week on a charge of driving while unlicensed. But her husband, a member of the Gainesville City Board of Education, said the arrest was the result of a mix-up between the Department of Driver Services and the Social Security Administration.
Recent rains in July have done little to ease the drought across the Southeast, with dry conditions persisting in Northeast Georgia and the region.
The Humane Society of Hall County is holding a series of rabies clinics in August.
An alleged middleman in a deal for more than 15 pounds of cocaine outside a Gainesville liquor store was sentenced by a federal judge Wednesday to six years, three months in prison as his family members wept.
Merrianne B. Dyer was named interim superintendent of Gainesville schools with a unanimous school board vote Wednesday.
The annual Harvest fall leisure guide is scheduled to be published in the Aug. 31 edition of The Times.
It's summer in Georgia and with temperatures in the 80s and 90s, some entrepreneurial youngsters are taking advantage of the heat to sell lemonade.
A Lula woman with an infant daughter was spared from serving time in prison for her role in a scheme that defrauded the government of money meant to provide meals for poor children.
When a child is sexually abused, the repercussions can last a lifetime if counseling does not ensue. That's why the Children's Center for Hope and Healing, formerly known as the Family Relations Program, provides free therapy for victims of sexual abuse.
Hall Area Transit could have a new home of its own come September.
Barry Wood, Hall County's public information officer, died Monday following a monthslong battle with lung cancer.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. County community centers will remain closed through the weekend.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
If you notice traffic is a little bit lighter today, that's because school is now out of session this week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On March 19, 1970, Burton's department store held its grand opening on the downtown square in Gainesville. Billed as a store "with a new concept in shopping," the store carried a variety of clothing, both men's and women's, as well as furniture.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
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Baseball player Zach Warwick tries to be an athlete in all aspects of his life. But earlier this year, he realized he was failing nutritionally.
The Oakwood Police Department will soon be sharing quarters with the City Hall and municipal court, City Manager Stan Brown said.
U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conferees have started work on the final version of a water authorization bill that states governors, not Congress, should negotiate interstate water disputes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
The second annual Georgia Gives Day wrapped up its online fundraiser with significantly more money raised across the state, but numbers taking a slight dip in Hall County.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
The U.S. Senate is expected to begin debate this week on a defense spending bill that may, among other things, transfer control of Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the Department of Defense.
Under the Bridge Ministries continued its Thanksgiving season tradition of distributing boxed meals on Saturday in its most successful year yet, ministry founder Jason Ladd said.