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Law agencies focusing on safe holiday

The holiday weekend is a time to fire up the grill, put your feet up and relax - that is, unless you work for the Georgia State Patrol.

July 02, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


White County Schools superintendent will step down on Sept. 2

Paul Shaw is resigning as superintendent of White County Schools, effective Sept. 2. He has accepted a job offer from Piedmont College in Demorest.

July 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


South Hall house explodes; 3 hurt

Fire officials believe a leak in a liquid petroleum gas tank line may be responsible for the explosion that reduced a three-story, 5,000-square-foot home on Lake Lanier to a pile of rubble.

July 02, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


Cuts in Hall County budget to hit Service Center hard

A $120,000 cut in county government support to the Community Service Center could result in as much as a half-million dollar hit to the human service agency, the center's director said Friday.

July 02, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Forsyth County to gain 6 Lake Lanier corps parks

CUMMING -Forsyth County will gain rights to six lakeside parks following approval of a settlement agreement, bringing the yearslong Bethel Park litigation to a close.

July 01, 2011 | BY ALYSSA LARENZIE Times regional staff | Local


Slather on the sunscreen this summer

Summer has arrived in Northeast Georgia, and with it comes plenty of blue skies, sunny days and an increased risk of skin cancer.

July 01, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Don’t light up for the Fourth, fire officials caution

The Fourth of July is a holiday marked by childhood memories of barbecues, fireworks and, of course, the occasional severe burn.

July 01, 2011 | Jacob Demmitt | Local


Dawsonville paralegal gets 3-year prison term for fraud

A Dawsonville paralegal was sentenced to serve three years in prison Friday on charges of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft.

July 01, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Businesses closing for ‘Day Without Immigrants’

Cerramos. Closed.

July 01, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Deal uses retirement accounts to pay loan

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has reduced his debt to $1.3 million after draining his retirement accounts to pay down a loan for his daughter's failed sporting goods venture, the governor's accountant said Thursday.

July 01, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press | Local


3 charged with Hall County burglaries

Three Gainesville residents are facing multiple burglary charges.

July 01, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Kids learn skills in canoe and kayak camp at Lanier

Jordan Battle, 11, enjoys playing with daggers.

July 01, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


2 Hall jailers punished after December uprising

The Hall County Sheriff's Office suspended the Hall County Jail commander and an officer at the jail earlier this year after a Dec. 22 uprising.

July 01, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall commissioners: No tax hike, but deeper cuts

The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted in favor of a spending plan Thursday that promises to transform county recreation services, closes two public libraries and dismantles the public works, planning and building inspections departments.

June 30, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Commissioners may roll up taxes in final budget vote

Hall County commissioners may be working out a budget compromise this afternoon as the final hour nears for them to decide on a spending plan for the fiscal year that begins Friday.

June 30, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


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Cost of federal park passes for seniors to rise significantly

Lifetime senior passes for federal parks, including those run by the Army Corps of Engineers, will be eight times more expensive beginning Aug. 28.

August 04, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


New package store approved in Flowery Branch

A liquor license was OK'd by Flowery Branch City Council Thursday night for the owner of a newly annexed strip shopping center.

August 04, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Local yoga teacher brings technique to Uganda

The farthest Emilie Cook had ventured from Gainesville had been the border states of Georgia and excursions to Louisiana and New York.

August 04, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Younger Hall County students will be kept inside during eclipse

While Gainesville and Hall County students are being kept an hour longer to experience the eclipse at school, not all of the students will watch ...

August 03, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Christmas in August brings school supplies to Lyman Hall Elementary

Christmas came in early August for teachers at Lyman Hall Elementary School as they gathered in the media center Wednesday afternoon to pick up school ...

August 03, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Denver hospital ‘worked their magic’ for Gainesville 6-year-old girl

After years of struggling to find answers from doctors in Georgia, Gainesville resident Ala Harbin returned home from Denver in July believing she may have ...

August 02, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Sex abuse litigation prompted effort to update state law regarding statute of limitations

The sponsor of 2015 Georgia General Assembly legislation that extended the statute of limitations on childhood sexual abuse civil lawsuits is now supporting a tougher ...

August 02, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville schools navigate transition on first day

Even with one new school enrolling 76 more students than anticipated and two other schools sharing the same campus, Gainesville City Schools officials said the ...

August 02, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Hall school board to consider extension for superintendent Will Schofield after strong evaluation

After the Hall County Schools board of education's annual evaluation of Superintendent Will Schofield last week, board Chairman Nath Morris said Wednesday he expects ...

August 02, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Sardis compactor replacement opening Tuesday

A new northwest Hall County compactor site at 3166 Brackett Drive opens Tuesday, taking the place of the current Sardis compactor location.

August 02, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 accused as part of ‘Lenox Park Cartel’ sentenced to 12 years each in prison

Two Gainesville men accused of being connected to a drug distribution ring known unofficially as the "Lenox Park Cartel" were sentenced Friday and Monday in ...

August 02, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Braving the storm: Winter weather tips, contact info

When winter weather hits North Georgia, the proper preparation can help get you through the storm and stay warm and safe. Follow these tips:

January 04, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


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