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Abit Massey named to UGA search committee

Abit Massey, president emeritus of the Gainesville-based Georgia Poultry Federation, has been named to a University of Georgia committee searching for a new vice president for government relations.

July 27, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Lanier among state’s destinations for foreign travelers

Just as American travelers save up to backpack across Europe, European travelers are exploring the foreign territory of the Deep South on tours organized by international agencies.

July 26, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Elachee offers nature-based preschool camp

Elachee Nature Science Center is taking a step forward in its attempt to start a nature-based preschool in the fall of 2012.

July 26, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Change in designation for driveway may lead to repairs

Hall County officials have come up with a new way to fund repairs to a driveway that leads to the Sardis Sports Complex.

July 26, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Chestnut Mountain post office may be cut by USPS

The Chestnut Mountain post office may be wedged between a pawn shop and a gas station, but for local residents, it's a safe haven for their mail - a safe haven that may be disappearing.

July 26, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Libraries scale back after 20 percent of budget slashed

In the silence of the nearly empty East Hall library Monday, Raymond Chandler thumbed through an issue of Car and Driver magazine as a county employee moved a chair out of the building on a handtruck.

July 25, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Flowery Branch excited Falcons are back to work

Mike Harris figured the National Football League was getting close to a new labor deal, noticing a little activity this week at the Atlanta Falcons headquarters a couple miles away in Flowery Branch.

July 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County Schools extends Schofield's contract

Hall County School Board members took some large steps at their meeting Monday night.

July 25, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Landfill gas may bring in cash for Hall

Hall County may collect methane gas from landfills and sell it to local industries after a study showed the process could be profitable.

July 25, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Ninth District Opportunity offers weatherization services

Ninth District Opportunity Inc. is accepting applications for home weatherization.

July 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Girardeau wins award for drug court work

After more than a decade as a superior court judge, John Girardeau was frustrated and disheartened after seeing the same faces in court year after year.

July 25, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Educators group creates learning center for shelter

Having a computer is something many people take for granted. For women and children living in a shelter, having a computer can mean a new life.

July 25, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Emerson's killer pleads not guilty to NC killings

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - A drifter convicted of killing Buford's Meredith Emerson pleaded not guilty today to charges that he killed two more people on a national forest trail in North Carolina.

July 25, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


15-year-old charged in vehicle break-in

A Flowery Branch juvenile is accused of breaking into a car and having some $1,000 in stolen items in his possession.

July 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


University spending continues to increase

While billions have been cut from state government's budget during the Great Recession, the University System of Georgia has been on a comparative spending spree.

July 24, 2011 | By James Salzer and Laura Diamond The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Local


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Northern Connector could be studied in 5 years

Vilified years ago as a potential Hall County road project, the Northern Connector surfaced again last week - to some degree.

March 12, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Upgrades double capacity of Hall 911 radio system

As he stands in front of a console looking at multiple computer screens, dispatcher John Hanes gets a call from a woman whose husband is ...

March 12, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Artwork on display at Hall County Government Center

Seven West Hall High School students have their paintings on display at the Hall County Government Center's first ever public art show.

March 12, 2017 | BY CINDY NGUYEN intern@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Dawsonville Highway gridlock, growth raise concerns

The uproar over a proposed 820-home retirement community in Gainesville remains focused on worries over the development's impact on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 traffic.

March 12, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall library pioneer Lucile Nix inducted into Georgia Women of Achievement Hall of Fame

When Lucile Nix was growing up in Commerce, there was no public library, true for most counties in Georgia in 1903.

March 11, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


No completion date set for McEver-Jim Crow crossing

Hall County officials say they now don't know when the long-planned makeover of McEver Road at Jim Crow Road in Flowery Branch will take ...

March 11, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Legendary Hall educator C.W. Davis dies at age 96

Longtime Hall County educator C.W. Davis died Saturday at age 96.

March 11, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Spin it forward: Clocks spring ahead for daylight saving time

Sunday is when we pay back that extra hour of sleep we earned last fall, daylight saving time again resetting our inner and outer clocks ...

March 11, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Longtime local doctor, clinic founder dies at 94

Dr. Henry S. Jennings Jr. saw the potential in Gainesville.

March 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Program to provide legal aid to undocumented immigrants

Julie Gonzalez is a U.S. citizen who lives in Gainesville, but her husband Jose Manuel, an undocumented immigrant, is now back in his native ...

March 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | 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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