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Oakwood gets tougher on businesses failing to pay city taxes on time

OAKWOOD - Oakwood is putting some teeth in an ordinance governing business taxes.

May 11, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Retrial begins in deputy assault case

Jury selection began Monday for the retrial of a Gainesville man whose 2007 conviction for aggravated assault on a police officer was overturned by the Georgia Supreme Court.

May 11, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Board unanimously votes to close Jones Elementary

The battle is over for Jones Elementary School.

May 11, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist ccrist@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Brian Kelly sworn in as new Gainesville police chief

Gainesville welcomed its new police chief Monday in a brief ceremony to make official his role at the helm of the city department.

May 10, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Teacher announces bid for Flowery Branch council seat

A Gwinnett County teacher has announced his plans to seek the Post 1 seat on the Flowery Branch City Council.

May 10, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Gainesville State pool will stay open

The pool at Gainesville State College won't be closing after all.

May 10, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


No tests for youngest students relieves educators

When the Georgia General Assembly passed its budget, it eliminated funding for several student tests.

May 09, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Local farmers expect a bumper crop of customers

The Hall County Farmers Market will hold its first market of the season Tuesday morning, and local farmers say they are ready for another banner year.

May 09, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Larry the Cable Guy features Dawsonville on TV show

DAWSONVILLE - Last week was a unique, star-studded time for the city of Dawsonville.

May 09, 2010 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Child murders too common in Jackson County

Keith Whitfield is tired of seeing the bodies of children slain at the hands of their fathers.

May 09, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Round 2 of tri-state water hearings nears court

Memories of the two-year drought that drained Lake Lanier to a historic low are about to be revived in the courtroom.

May 09, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Dawson County welcomes new principal

Dawson County school officials unanimously approved Jullian "Jute" Wilson last week as its new high school principal.

May 09, 2010 | By Frank Reddy Times regional staff | Local


Arrests for burglaries are up, but the crimes have gone down

Late one recent Monday morning, suspicious-looking teens spotted by a Coker Road resident outside a neighbor's house prompted a call to 911.

May 09, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Red Cross group seeks to rekindle founding spirit

The Red Cross is going back to its roots.

May 08, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


This Mother’s Day finds Cleveland mom of triplets with full hands — and a full heart

It only took a few minutes into the first ultrasound of her second pregnancy for Mary Beth Blair to know that something was unusual.

May 08, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


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Blossman Gas shows off 178-square-foot all-propane house in Oakwood

Inside a 178-square-foot house were wood-paneled walls, stainless steel appliances, a full-sized washer and dryer and small but comfortable furnishings.

August 18, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Officers offer active shooter response techniques

Starting as an officer at 21, Cpl. Drew Reed said he thought everybody loved police.

August 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville looks to acquire insurance office for future downtown parking deck

Gainesville officials are looking to spend about $1.52 million to acquire a property along a central downtown corridor, with a parking lot in mind ...

August 17, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Family of slain Flowery Branch man offers $5,000 reward for information

The family of a Flowery Branch man killed at the front door of his home is offering a $5,000 reward for information on who ...

August 17, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Baby’s broken bones lead to charges for Gillsville woman

A Gillsville woman was arrested Wednesday in connection with a 5-month-old girl who, in the course of a month, fractured three leg bones and an ...

August 17, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Suspect in White County fatal shooting arrested overnight in Athens

A man wanted on a murder warrant out of White County was captured by a SWAT team Wednesday morning.

August 17, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Religious education, counseling center seeks to raise $1.1 million for new South Hall facility

A nearly 50-year-old organization providing education, counseling and services to young people in Hall County is finally beginning a much-needed expansion.

August 17, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


University of North Georgia expects enrollment of more than 18,000 this fall

The University of North Georgia expects more than 18,000 students at its five campuses next week, and the increase will bring 70 new faculty ...

August 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Changes continue at Gainesville airport with new public, private investment

Big changes continue at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville thanks to public and private investments in a hoped-for future that lures bigger and more ...

August 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Pizza, beer businesses planned where historic home stood in Flowery Branch

Pizza and beer businesses will take the place of a historic home torn down recently in downtown Flowery Branch.

August 16, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Study: Hope Scholarship funding could be in jeopardy

A new study of the Hope Scholarships program, which is funded by the Georgia lottery, contends the program could run out of money for the ...

August 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


IRS office in Gainesville plans to implement appointments after complaints

Complaints about long lines and poor customer service at the local Internal Revenue Service office prompted U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, to recently visit ...

August 16, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


School chats planned with Gainesville superintendent

Wanda Creel, superintendent for Gainesville schools, will host chats with parents and community members Thursday and Tuesday at the Panera Bread located at 625 Dawsonville ...

August 16, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Schofield rated highly by county school board

Hall County Board of Education members rate their superintendent between good and excellent, according to the most recent evaluation of Will Schofield.

August 16, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Hall Sheriff’s Office to step up patrols on Ga. 347

The Hall County Sheriff's Office will be stepping up patrols on the Friendship Road and Lanier Islands Parkway portions of Ga. 347 at various ...

August 16, 2016 | | Local


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