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Smoke from North Georgia wildfire blows into Hall County

A haze and strong smell of smoke filled the air in Hall County on Thursday following reports of smoke throughout the northern part of the state due to wildfires near the Tennessee line.

November 10, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Transit talk needs to ‘connect dots’ between service, economic development

For Gainesville resident Albert Powers, having public bus service on Saturdays would help him out on paydays.

November 10, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Large pizza to be Lumpkin County man’s last meal before scheduled execution

A Lumpkin County man made his request for a "large meat pizza" for his last meal before he is set to be executed Wednesday, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.

November 10, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce honors companies as industries of the year

Three businesses were honored for their economic impact, corporate responsibility and workforce excellence at the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's eighth annual industry appreciation luncheon Thursday.

November 10, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


E.E. Butler Parkway now reopened following gas leak

A fuel leak from a truck closed part of E.E. Butler Parkway near downtown Gainesville for about 45 minutes late Thursday morning.

November 10, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall County authorities seek help to find missing woman

Hall County authorities are seeking help in finding a missing woman.

November 10, 2016 | | Local


Program helps seniors with heating costs

Colder months don't always mean relaxing evenings cozying up by the fire, moseying around ice skating rinks and sipping warm hot chocolate for people who can't afford to keep their heaters on.

November 10, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Hall voters look toward Trump presidency with optimism, skepticism

Local reaction to Republican Donald Trump's ascendancy to the White House revealed a mix of joy, relief and despair among those from the political and business communities of Hall County.

November 09, 2016 | By Joshua Silavent and Clark Leonard news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


University of North Georgia enrollment up 5.4 percent

The University of North Georgia's enrollment grew 5.4 percent for the fall semester, according to figures released by the University System of Georgia.

November 09, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Mount Airy man killed in Maysville wreck

A Mount Airy man was killed when his pickup truck traveled down an embankment on a Maysville road, according to authorities.

November 09, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Gainesville attorney Corso charged with battery, obstruction

A Gainesville attorney is accused of shoving an officer Tuesday outside of the Edmondson-Telford Center for Children in Gainesville after an argument, according to authorities.

November 09, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall Board of Commissioners set to vote on DOT money for Longstreet Bridge

The Hall County Board of Commissioners is set to vote Thursday to accept $57,400 from the DOT for slightly more than a half-acre at the Georgia State Patrol post off Cleveland Highway/U.S. 129 for construction of the new Longstreet Bridge crossing Lake Lanier.

November 09, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Land being secured for new Exit 14 interchange

The Georgia Department of Transportation is making room for the controversial new Martin Road interchange, or Exit 14, in South Hall, snapping up a couple of key pieces of property this week.

November 09, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Martin Technology Academy celebrates STEM certification as ‘badge of honor’

Math and science aren't often learned from worksheets and PowerPoint slides at Martin Technology Academy of Math and Science.

November 09, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


GO: Thank a veteran this Veterans Day

November 09, 2016 | | Local


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Program ‘teaches you how to be a man’

Minding your P's and Q's, keeping eye contact and shaking hands with confidence are just a few tips and tricks the little gentlemen ...

November 19, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


As winter nears, concerns grow over squatters occupying empty buildings

The door of the neighbor's house was wide open, rocking slightly with the breeze, when Tammy Hansen returned to her midtown Gainesville home with ...

November 19, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Charges added in Hoschton gas station shooting

An Athens man faces drug and weapons charges in an investigation into a Flowery Branch man's death last month.

November 19, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Drug Court celebrates 15 years of helping addicts

Two versions of Joel Perez joined Superior Court Judge Jason Deal at his lectern Friday before the First Baptist Church masses.

November 19, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Oakwood-based Wayne Farms recalling 4,059 pounds of chicken

Wayne Farms in Oakwood is recalling more than 4,000 pounds of "ready-to-eat" chicken, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

November 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local




Gainesville Jaycees seek Young Woman of Year, Young Man of Year nominees

The Gainesville Jaycees are seeking candidate nominations for 2016 Young Woman of the Year and Young Man of the Year awards.

November 18, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Life Line screenings event set for Nov. 30

Residents living in and around Gainesville can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with screenings by Life ...

November 18, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Weather change brings high winds but smoke relief to area; colder temps on way

A change in the weather and direction of the winds brings relief this weekend to many North Georgians choking from smoke pouring from mountain wildfires ...

November 18, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Attorney Ashley Bell joins Trump transition team

Gainesville attorney Ashley Bell, a former Hall County commissioner, has joined the transition team of President-elect Donald Trump to help recruit staff at the U ...

November 18, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Theft suspect tried to hit people with car, authorities say

A theft suspect allegedly attempted to hit two people in the parking lot with his car after stealing from the store, according to authorities.

November 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Man charged with murder in Hoschton gas station shooting

A Dacula man was charged with murder after a monthlong investigation into a fatal shooting at a Hoschton gas station.

November 18, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Jingle Mingle official start of Christmas season in Gainesville

It's not Christmas in Gainesville until the chicken is lit above the downtown Main Street Market.

November 18, 2016 | Emily Williams | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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