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Author Michael Verde to speak on dementia care Thursday in Gainesville

Award-winning educator, author and speaker Michael Verde will be speaking about a groundbreaking approach to dementia care at First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville at 6 p.m. Thursday. The event is free, and family, friends, caregivers, volunteers and professionals who work with people who have dementia are encouraged to attend.

April 13, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Dawsonville man accused of rape

April 13, 2016 | By Michele Hester mhester@dawsonnews.com | Local


Arrest warrants claim 3 men planned shooting that killed Gainesville man

Three men are accused of planning to go to a Gainesville man's location Monday evening with guns and "aiding in the shooting" of the man, according to warrants.

April 13, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Signs placed along Thurmon Tanner Parkway to honor veterans of WWII, Korea and Vietnam

Stretches of Thurmon Tanner Parkway leading to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs clinic in Oakwood were dedicated Wednesday in honor of veterans from World War II through the Vietnam War.

April 13, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Homeless resource directory nearing completion

The initial template for an online directory of local homeless resources is now live thanks to the participation of providers and advocates.

April 13, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Atlanta Street public housing redevelopment likely to begin next year

With one final signoff, the 131-unit public housing projects on Atlanta Street in Gainesville will be demolished and replaced with more than 260 affordable and market-rate units.

April 13, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Former Falcons star Jamal Anderson sentenced to 12 days in jail on Hall DUI charge

A former Atlanta Falcons running back pleaded guilty recently to two traffic-related offenses and was sentenced to 12 days in confinement.

April 13, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Planning Board approves Atlanta Street rezoning

The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board has OK'd a rezoning necessary to redevelop the public housing complex on Atlanta Street into both affordable and market-rate units.

April 12, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Christmas Day, Thanksgiving alcoholic beverage sales now allowed in Oakwood

Alcoholic beverage sales are now allowed in Oakwood on Christmas Day and Thanksgiving.

April 12, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville senior gets first Whalen scholarship

Gainesville High senior Hannah Martin was named the first winner of the Gus Whalen Scholarship, announced Tuesday at the graduation of Featherbone Communiversity Academy.

April 12, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Two face drug, weapons charges

Two men are facing multiple drug-related charges after deputies on patrol on April 10 identified suspicious activity in Jackson County.

April 12, 2016 | LeAnne Akin Times Regional Staff | Local


Master teachers recognized for ‘planting seeds’

Ernest Lee described teaching as planting seeds.

April 12, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Bats’ summer activity delays Boling Bridge work until fall

Two federally protected bat species are delaying replacement of Boling Bridge at the Hall-Forsyth county line.

April 12, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Shooting victim's sister awoke to gunshots, her brother lying on the ground outside

Laqueria Harrison stood on the top step in the Orchard Brook Apartments Monday night screaming, "I can't lose my brother."

April 12, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Rabid raccoon reported in North Hall

A raccoon was found to be rabid after contact with a dog in the Ransom Free Road area of North Hall County.

April 12, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


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Drink wine, eat plants: National Geographic fellow Dan Buettner gives advice for longevity

The secrets to a longer life are elusive, but simple.

April 21, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


New Flowery Branch senior apartment project can proceed with conditional use approval

A new senior multi-family dwelling is proposed for 11 acres behind Habersham Bank at 5977 Spout Springs Road, and the Flowery Branch City Council on ...

April 21, 2016 | By LeAnne Akin Regional Staff | Local


New Flowery Branch City Hall OK'd in downtown area

A new $5 million City Hall is in store for Flowery Branch.

April 21, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Vacant properties can have wide-ranging effects on area

They're more than just an eyesore.

April 21, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Richard Oates to lead University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus

Richard Oates, a member of the University of North Georgia's faculty since 1982, will become vice president of the school's Gainesville campus on ...

April 21, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville woman appeals taxicab slaying conviction

A Gainesville woman convicted in October of shooting a taxicab driver in March 2015 has appealed her conviction and sentence to the Supreme Court of ...

April 21, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville Jaycees, Eagle Scout add to growing garden at Georgia Mountain Food Bank

Members of the Gainesville Jaycees turned over dirt, cleared away grass growing in the raised beds and began reading directions and planting seeds in the ...

April 21, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Metro Gainesville unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent in March

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate for March was 4.5 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 4.6 percent in February, according to ...

April 21, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


SLIDESHOW: Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church gets new steeple

A crowd gathered Wednesday to watch a new steeple being installed on Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church.

April 20, 2016 | | Local


Community meeting to address criminal justice system

Members of the Newtown Florist Club will meet today at the Fair Street Neighborhood Center to hold a community conversation on the intersection of poverty ...

April 20, 2016 | Staff Reports | Local


Twin boys ambassadors for Saturday’s March of Dimes

Sheri Miller was en route to the emergency room on Dec. 30, 2014, when she was told the twin sons she was carrying would not ...

April 20, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Harriet Tubman on $20 bill ‘worth more than its weight in gold’

Hearing that U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew plans to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill made Rose Johnson pause for a moment.

April 20, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


2 charged with robbing Gainesville Waffle House at 2 a.m.

Two Gainesville men were arrested early Wednesday in connection with a 2 a.m. armed robbery at the Waffle House on Limestone Parkway.

April 20, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Cornelia man charged with murder after Tuesday shooting

A Cornelia man was charged with murder after allegedly shooting two men Tuesday with a shotgun, according to authorities.

April 20, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Road planners recommend Martin Road traffic study in wake of I-985 interchange

The mostly residential Martin Road in South Hall County could get a closer look as the Georgia Department of Transportation draws closer to building an ...

April 20, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


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