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2 Hall cities set for contested races as qualifying ended Friday

Voters can look forward to some contested races in November after multiple candidates qualified Friday for seats on the city councils in Flowery Branch and Clermont.

September 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hawkins to run for Collins' state House seat

Lee Hawkins, a former state senator from Gainesville, announced today that he plans to run for the state House seat currently held by Doug Collins.

September 02, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Vehicle fire shuts down exit 16 off Interstate 985 at Atlanta Highway

All lanes have reopened after a car fire under the overpass at exit 16 on Interstate 985 temporarily shut down one lane.

September 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall's home fields: Bobby Gruhn Field has winning memories

The year was 1959.

September 02, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Rep. Collins is candidate for U.S. House

Doug Collins, a state House member from Gainesville, on Thursday became the first to officially proclaim himself a candidate for Georgia's new seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

September 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Community fondly remembers 6th-grader who died from Wednesday wreck

North Hall Middle School has an empty seat and many aching hearts this week after a sixth-grader there died from injuries sustained in a wreck Wednesday morning.

September 02, 2011 | Shannon Casas | Local


Brenau University could lease Georgia Mountains Center

The Georgia Mountains Center in downtown Gainesville may soon become part of the Brenau University campus.

September 02, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Flowery Branch moves toward street light charge

Flowery Branch is moving forward on a possible plan to charge residents for street lights, perhaps as a fee tacked onto property tax bills going out this fall.

September 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Drought worsens in Georgia, Hall County

Dry weather conditions have gotten worse in Hall County, which is now in moderate to severe drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor's report released Thursday.

September 02, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Bond denied for former deputy charged with child porn

A judge denied bond Thursday to Christopher Thomas Davis, a former White County sheriff's deputy facing production of child pornography charges.

September 01, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Election qualifying continues in parts of Hall

Qualifying for this November's municipal elections continued Thursday for some area cities.

September 01, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Community centers charging fees

Community centers in Hall County instituted new fees Thursday in an attempt to gain a level of self-sufficiency.

September 01, 2011 | Savannah King | Local


Gainesville teen accused of shooting into apartment

Gainesville Police arrested a Gainesville teenager and charged him in connection with shots fired into an occupied unit at Ridgecrest Apartments Wednesday night, though no one was injured.

September 01, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Schofield named 1 of 4 finalists for superintendent of year

Hall County Schools superintendent Will Schofield has been named a finalist for 2012 Superintendent of the Year.

September 01, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Firefighters hike 110 stories to honor 9/11 victims

Before their collapse, the World Trade Center's Twin Towers stood at 1,350 feet and 110 stories.

August 31, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


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Senior found his place at Lanier Christian Academy

Lex Parker was the new kid in his junior year at Lanier Christian Academy.

May 16, 2017 | | Local


Lakeview senior, skeet shooter looks toward 2020 Olympics

Samantha Simonton dreams of standing on the highest podium with a medal around her neck at the 2020 Olympic Games, listening to "The Star-Spangled Banner ...

May 16, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


West Hall senior presses pause on education, plans mission trip

Catherine Webb thought she had her whole life figured out.

May 16, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Lower taxes, higher pay raises included in proposed Hall schools budget

Taxpayers could see slightly lower school tax bills next year while providing for 2.5 percent pay raises for all Hall County school employees if ...

May 15, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Man says church outburst was free speech

ATLANTA - After David Justin Freeman raised his hand, he decided to give one finger.

May 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Property taxes would go up in proposed Gainesville schools budget

Some city property owners would see a tax increase in a fiscal year 2018 budget proposal presented Monday to the Gainesville school board.

May 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Developer considers housing for either active adults or millennials in Oakwood

A surging residential area in Oakwood could be prime for more homes - up to 131 proposed off McEver Road between Old Flowery Branch Road and ...

May 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Council votes to remove Dawsonville mayor

May 15, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Local


Number of snakebites rising in North Georgia

Half of Georgia's 55 hospital-reported snakebites this year have been in metro Atlanta and North Georgia.

May 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Ga. Supreme Court upholds law on terroristic threats after challenge from Hall student

A law on terroristic threats has been upheld by the Georgia Supreme Court after a challenge from a Hall County student accused of threatening a ...

May 15, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Home-schooled senior builds on musical talents

Savannah Cantrell has been home-schooled her entire life.

May 15, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Riverside graduate aims for career in logistics

Derek Ferguson's next step in his education will allow him to chase two of his passions: lacrosse and a career in logistics.

May 15, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Library shelves downtown expansion plans until 2018

Plans to expand Hall County's downtown Gainesville library branch are being shelved for another year.

May 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


UNG’s Gainesville campus expected to see 4-6 percent growth in fall

DAHLONEGA - Officials are expecting a 4 to 6 percent enrollment increase this fall at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, solidifying the all-commuter ...

May 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


‘Continuous flow’ intersection set to open Monday night in Dawson County

Dawson County motorists will see a big change in traffic flow at one of the area's busiest intersections, starting Monday night.

May 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


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