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Residents say mall needs improvement

When local residents think about doing some serious shopping, Lakeshore Mall on Pearl Nix Parkway is often not high on the list of must-hit destinations.

September 18, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Clermont Days celebrates old-fashioned family fun

CLERMONT - There was only one place in Hall County on Saturday where you could participate in archery and laser tag, pet a goat and a pig, and watch a parade while chowing down on some boiled peanuts and a snow cone.

September 18, 2010 | Jennifer Messer | Local


Art in the Square puts beauty on display

Mother Nature must be an art-lover because she provided perfect weather Saturday for Art in the Square in downtown Gainesville.

September 18, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Atlanta Highway convenience store robbed

A convenience store on Atlanta Highway was robbed Friday night and the suspect remains at large.

September 18, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Cyclists, drivers should pay attention, keep safe

Don't be surprised if you see cyclists on the road today.

September 17, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local


Group to market Lake Lanier Islands upgrades

After contributing to a $70 million renovations budget, the Lake Lanier Islands Development Authority is working to make sure guests visit the resort to appreciate the upgrades.

September 17, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Book sale is ‘huge fundraiser’ for library

The Hall County Library System is inviting all avid readers to stock up on books for as little as a dime a piece at its annual book sale this weekend.

September 17, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Winder-based bank seized by FDIC

WINDER - At 6 p.m. Friday afternoon, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. seized The Peoples Bank, which is based in Winder.

September 17, 2010 | LONA PANTER Times regional staff | Local


NGCSU offers lectures on wide range of topics

North Georgia College & State University is hosting a series of public lectures designed to both entertain and inform beginning Monday.

September 17, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


Missing Flowery Branch man found safe

A Flowery Branch man reported missing Thursday was found safe Friday morning, Hall County Sheriff's officials said.

September 17, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Hall County throws efforts behind Pet Fest

Hall County is gearing up for Pet Fest, a two-day fundraiser and a first for the fledgling Hall County Animal Shelter.

September 17, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Jackson cuts 17 county positions

Jackson County cut 16 full-time positions and one half-time position Friday in preparation for a tight fiscal 2011. Three other full-time positions are now part time.

September 17, 2010 | LEANNE AKIN Times regional staff | Local


Eagles, Tigers a battle of terrain

Tonight's football matchup between the Chestatee War Eagles and Dawson County Tigers pits two teams close in driving distance and season aspirations.

September 16, 2010 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Local


ReadyFest to help with disaster preparation

If a disaster struck Hall County tomorrow, there would be many residents who would rely solely on emergency crews for survival.

September 16, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Our Town training aids emergency worker response

At 10 a.m. Thursday, city and county crews responded to a fire at a four-story senior living facility.

September 16, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


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Local officials react to Obama administration’s directive on transgender bathrooms in schools

Local officials were among those at public schools nationwide who received an Obama administration directive Friday saying they must permit transgender students to use bathrooms ...

May 13, 2016 | Times staff, Associated Press reports | Local


Sardis principal buzzes hair to celebrate students for meeting reading goals

A raucous roar of cheering, stamping and squealing poured out of the Sardis Enrichment School gymnasium Friday morning.

May 13, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Norton’s accomplishments in law, historic preservation resonate with many

Wednesday's unveiling of artifacts recovered from a northeast Hall County historic mill site likely would have delighted the late William L. Norton Jr.

May 13, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Shooting case moves on to Superior Court

An argument in a Lula man's car preceded three gunshots to the chest and arms, a Gainesville Police investigator testified Thursday.

May 13, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hamrick, Figueras honored with Quality of Life award

Two community advocates and former members of the Gainesville City Council were praised and honored Thursday night as the Council on Aging presented its second ...

May 12, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


DFCS to add 175 staff members statewide

Another 175 child welfare staff members will join the Division of Family and Children Services in July as the number of regional foster homes has ...

May 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


No tax increase in proposed $33.5 million Gainesville budget

Gainesville City Council will consider approving a $33.5 million budget when it meets in June that includes no tax increases or water/sewer rate ...

May 12, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall County school district announces principal moves

Four principal moves and two additional vacancies have been announced in Hall County Schools.

May 12, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


East Ridge Road back open after closing for fire

No one was injured in an East Ridge Road house fire in Gainesville on Thursday. The road was closed for more than two hours as ...

May 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Chicopee Woods Elementary lends ‘amazing’ support for Johnson soccer team ahead of title game

Students lined the halls of Chicopee Woods Elementary School after lunchtime Thursday holding handmade signs and banners. One read "You're my hero" and another ...

May 12, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Former West Hall coach arrested after allegations of relationship with student

Zachary Swansey, former boys basketball coach at West Hall High School, was arrested Wednesday evening on a charge of sexual assault to a student.

May 12, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Area homeless agency board members quit as same-sex couple applies

Half the members resigned last week from the board of a local nonprofit that pairs homeless families with church hosts just as a same-sex couple ...

May 12, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Stakeholders examine artifacts from Healan’s Mill excavation

The remnants of a wooden door, its hinges missing and green paint faded and peeling, still bear the year of its origin across the front.

May 12, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Source of robocalls targeting Stowe remain a mystery

Political robocalls were placed to Gainesville residents last week urging them to vote for incumbent Jeff Stowe in the Republican primary race this month for ...

May 12, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville Police investigating midnight Burger King robbery

A suspect pulled a weapon and demanded cash at midnight Tuesday at a Gainesville Burger King, police said.

May 11, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


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