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Poultry machinery company celebrates 70 years

Gainesville's Marel Stork Poultry Processing recently celebrated its 70th anniversary with a picnic attended by over 350 employees, North Georgia residents, industry members and elected officials.

June 19, 2014 | By Audrey Williams awilliams@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Supreme Court: Public school graduations, churches don't mix

Advocates of complete separation of church and state saw a victory Monday when the United States Supreme Court left in place a court decision that said public high school graduations in a church with religious symbols violated that constitutional right.

June 19, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Day care investigated after toddler burned

Authorities are investigating a Clermont day care center after a toddler received second- and third-degree burns.

June 18, 2014 | By Nick Watson The Times | Local


Gainesville man turned in mom who arranged ride on Craigslist for 9-year-old

A Gainesville, Ga., man alerted authorities after he arranged on Craigslist to drive someone to Florida and later learned that someone was a 9-year-old boy.

June 18, 2014 | Associated Press | Local


Transportation bill may lead to limits for drivers using map apps

Used your smartphone lately for directions while driving? If you haven't, you know someone who has. The federal government may put a stop to that, though.

June 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Eyes on the Road: Concrete work nearly complete for new tunnel

All the concrete needed for the pedestrian tunnel at the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue off Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road should be poured by Friday.

June 18, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Judge OKs $832K in legal fees in preacher shooting case

A federal judge has awarded more than $800,000 in legal fees to the Hall County widow of a pastor fatally shot by law enforcement.

June 18, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


Gainesville man graduates from course for leadership

Kevin Hankinson of Gainesville, unit supervisor in the Georgia Department of Labor's Gainesville Career Center, graduated from DOL's Executive Commitment to Excellence in Leadership 2014 class.

June 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Area veterans, experts weigh in on Iraqi conflict

As the eyes of the world turn to Baghdad, a few Northeast Georgia residents see the growing concerns in Iraq through different lenses.

June 18, 2014 | By Nick Watson nwatson@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Gainesville City Council approves 2015 fiscal year budget

Gainesville City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved a $30.3 million budget for the 2015 fiscal year, which includes no tax increases.

June 18, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Twin boys taken to Scottish Rite after Monday wreck

Twin 10-year-old brothers were injured, one critically, in a Monday afternoon wreck on Cleveland Highway.

June 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Medical Center Foundation unveils scholarships, renames resource center

The Medical Center Foundation dedicated The Swoszowski Scholarships on Tuesday and announced the renaming of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center's Resource Center.

June 18, 2014 | | Local


Weeklong session for teens discusses leadership posts

It may be hard to take a roomful of cheering teenage boys seriously, but hundreds from across the state are in Gainesville this week to seriously consider what the future looks like.

June 17, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Local


8-year-old injured by golf cart in stable condition

An 8-year-old girl pinned under an overturned golf cart on Friday is out of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's intensive care unit.

June 17, 2014 | BY NICK WATSON nwatson@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Clermont family mourns drowning victim

A Clermont family is mourning a young man who drowned Friday at Clearwater Beach, Fla.

June 17, 2014 | BY AUDREY WILLIAMS awilliams@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


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Full scholarships expand to 14 programs at Lanier Tech

Eleven programs have been added to a 100 percent tuition scholarship grant at Lanier Technical College.

July 12, 2014 | Jennifer Brown | Local


Hall day care’s license revoked over burned toddler

The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning issued a license revocation Friday for a Clermont day care center accused of burning a toddler as three of the day care workers' criminal cases move to Superior Court.

July 11, 2014 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville man expecting call from Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks will announce the first stop of his world tour on Monday, but it won't be at a press conference.

July 11, 2014 | Audrey Williams | Local


Hall County Democrats have a new mission and headquarters

Hoping to rebrand their image and credentials in a politically conservative community, liberals and progressives celebrated the grand opening Thursday night of the new Hall County Democratic Party headquarters on Athens Street in Gainesville.

July 11, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Chicopee Mill road project step closer to fruition

Gainesville City Council is prepared to enter into an agreement next week with the Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority for construction of a road in the Chicopee Mill Industrial Center that will open property for development.

July 11, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


GOP candidates in U.S. Senate runoff spend $11M total

ATLANTA - The two Republicans vying for Georgia's open Senate seat have spent a combined $11 million so far on the race, with just over a week to go before the July 22 runoff.

July 11, 2014 | Associated Press | Local


Fourth lesson: Comfort in water can be natural and learned

Thursday marks the last day of my first week of the Red Cross' Adults Learning the Basics swim lessons at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center. With a patient instructor, Max Sumner, and a supportive classmate, Cornelia Martin, I'm so comfortable in the pool that I feel silly having avoided it for the past 23 years.

July 11, 2014 | Audrey Williams | Local


Life in prison, no parole, for killer in Peppers shooting

The last time Antonio Thompson talked to his brother, Adrian asked him if he was still getting married. He wanted him to maintain a path toward stability.

July 11, 2014 | Emma Witman | Local


Gainesville woman alleges racial slurs in GOP suit

A Gainesville woman's federal lawsuit filed Tuesday describes in detail a series of racially charged incidents and overheard slurs at the Georgia Republican Party that she alleges went unaddressed.

July 11, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County postpones SPLOST vote until March

Hall County has officially postponed a vote on a new round of special purpose local option sales tax until March.

July 10, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Hall County approves contracts for Cherokee Bluffs park

The Hall County Board of Commissioners approved two contracts Thursday for infrastructure work, design and construction of Cherokee Bluffs park.

July 10, 2014 | Joshua Silavent | Local


July 22 runoff ballot

Statewide

July 10, 2014 | | Local


South Hall experiencing abnormally dry climate

Drought is creeping back into the region.

July 10, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Crescent Drive set to reopen Aug. 5

Crescent Drive between White Sulphur Road and just north of Hall County Emergency Services is set to reopen Aug. 5.

July 10, 2014 | Times staff reports | Local


Third lesson: Swimming second, safety first

The strong smell of chlorine in the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center is a welcoming one by my third lesson.

July 10, 2014 | Audrey Williams | Local


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