Jefferson police are investigating the "suspicious death" of a Jackson County woman found dead in a freezer. Billie Welty was discovered in a box freezer with the top open in her home by a family member Sunday afternoon. Autopsy results are not yet available, but Jefferson Police Chief Joe Wirthman said the woman's death was suspicious. Police ...
A Gainesville police officer is mourning the loss of his five-year partner. The city police department's oldest police dog, Argus, who was Officer Angel Vargas' partner, died last month after a brief battle with congestive heart failure.
A 4-year-old Clermont resident is receiving treatment at an Atlanta hospital after suffering second-degree burns on much of his body Monday.
A tax anticipation note will be the topic of discussion at a Gainesville City Board of Education meeting scheduled for this afternoon. Gainesville education officials said the move could loan the school system up to $5 million.
When you're done reading The Times print edition, consider saving it for the Humane Society of Hall County. Rick Aiken, president of the Humane Society, says the agency needs the newspapers for its kennels.
A prescription drug card that offers an average of nearly 23 percent off medications could be available to Hall County residents as early as September, Assistant County Administrator Phil Sutton said at the board of commissioners work session Monday.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with aggravated assault following an incident that resulted in the hospitalization of a 12-year-old boy, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
May 29 Wasabi 3446 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch Score: 77, Grade: C Hand sink blocked. Food uncovered in makeline and walk-in. No system in place for date-marking ready-to-eat and potentially hazardous foods. Storage on floor. Inspector: McDuffie Zaxby's 3718 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood Score: ...
email@example.com Joe S. Hatfield, whose founding of Fieldale Farms Corp. with brothers Lee and Tom Arrendale helped make Gainesville the poultry capital of the world, died Saturday. He was 84. "He was a poultry pioneer and a strong leader," said Georgia Poultry Federation President Abit Massey. "He'll definitely be missed." Hatfield, who held the title of Fieldale Farms Corp. president since it was founded, was ...
A 12-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot by a 16-year-old boy late Saturday night on Floyd Road, officials said.
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle was presented the Georgia Municipal Association's Georgia Key Citizen Award on Sunday for his exemplary contributions to cities and the state.
For the year, at least one of Gainesville's own will reign as the best in the state.
The Chattahoochee National Forest has turned over management of its most popular tourist attraction to a private contractor. In April, the visitor center at Anna Ruby Falls, a stunning double cascade north of Helen, reopened after being closed since 2005.
The summer solstice arrived Friday evening, making Saturday the official first full day of summer.
More than 1 million Americans are infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. But an estimated 25 percent of them don't know it.
Before Black Friday, North Georgia might see a White Wednesday.
Country music singer John Berry will be playing next Tuesday at Riverside Military Academy in his annual Christmas concert benefiting local nonprofit Challenged Child and Friends Inc.
The University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus is going through a face-lift, with more than $2 million in total renovations scheduled to be complete in the first part of 2014.
Success has eluded several businesses at the Gainesville location - much like the shifty quarterbacks Donnell Thompson used to face in the NFL.
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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