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OAKWOOD - All eyes were on the skies Friday morning at West Hall High School, as a Georgia Army National Guard unit arrived in a Black Hawk helicopter.
What a mess. About 3,000 gallons of black, sticky, liquid asphalt oozed out over a sizable stretch of Ga. 365 at White Sulphur Road on Thursday morning after an asphalt tanker truck tipped over, creating traffic tie-ups along the route that lasted most of the day. The ensuing cleanup required using a milling machine to grind down and dispose of the excess asphalt that settled and hardened on ...
The Times' advertising department won nine first-place awards for advertising excellence at the recent Georgia Press Association awards banquet.
The county is inching closer to having a new drinking water reservoir, Hall County officials said Thursday.
Just as soaring food prices and stagnant incomes have put the squeeze on family budgets, many of Georgia's school systems are in a similar bind.
Advocates for the poor met Friday in Gainesville's new Fair Street Neighborhood Center to discuss community issues that affect the poor and homeless in Gainesville-Hall County.
BRASELTON - Cyclists and couch potatoes alike turned up to see what professional cycling was all about in the Tour de Georgia's first visit to Road Atlanta, a track usually reserved for motorsport events.
Sometimes the country's first black military airmen receive a dull, two paragraph blurb in scholastic history books.
The day after Earth Day, Gainesville State College professor Sudhanshu Panda offered his own version of an "inconvenient truth."
Another Hall County school system student has been selected to attend the Governor's Honors Program this summer.
Arson damaged a vacant house Wednesday evening at Winder and Atlanta highways in Oakwood, Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said.
The Tour de Georgia rolled into Road Atlanta today, giving cycling fans a chance to see a team time trial.
Upscale restaurants may soon find Flowery Branch a more attractive place to do business.
The message, authorities say, is apparently getting out.
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.
As surveillance and monitoring technology increases, groups like the American Civil Liberties Union advocate safeguards and limits to ensure government uses data in ethical and legal ways.
Tree company workers started work Saturday morning cutting down the old oak tree that has stood in front of Fair Street Elementary School for many years.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather