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Sisk becomes 8th to run for Hall sheriff

After retiring from the Gainesville Police Department, John Sisk has decided to join the race for Hall County sheriff.

March 06, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Bus points may ease traffic at Centennial Arts Academy

Traffic around Centennial Arts Academy and surrounding schools is still a topic of discussion for the Gainesville School system.

March 06, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Class notes: Director speaks at international conference

A local school administrator received an invitation to present at a conference in Mumbai, India, late last month.

March 06, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Threat rumor put to rest at North Hall High

Officials determined a note found at North Hall High School did not indicate a threat to the school.

March 06, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Traffic light to shut off at Gainesville intersection

The Georgia Department of Transportation is shutting down a traffic signal next week at Ga. 13/Atlanta Highway and Ga. 369/Jesse Jewell Parkway/Browns Bridge Road.

March 06, 2012 | | Local


Hall County Sheriff's Office again earns recertification

The Hall County Sheriff's Office has met the requirements of the state's top law enforcement standards.

March 06, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Wood's Mill gives students a head start on careers

Wood's Mill High School is looking to give its students a leg up on the competition for local jobs and is seeing immediate success.

March 06, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Ga. school superintendent discusses No Child Left Behind

The state school superintendent on Monday laid out the plan to replace the recently waived No Child Left Behind Act.

March 05, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Hall continues Dial-A-Ride funding

A sense of uncertainty continues to swell around the future of Hall Area Transit programs as the Hall County Board of Commissioners continues to grapple with balancing short- and long-term budget concerns with offering services to the county's most vulnerable residents.

March 05, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


The Local Agenda: Gainesville City Council talks prayer at meeting

Before each Gainesville City Council meeting, elected officials and members of the public bow in prayer.

March 05, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Crews begin demolition of old Fair Street School

Demolition on Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School began Monday morning with a small crowd of administrators and students in attendance.

March 05, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Eyes on the Road: Bill could ax road planning organizations

The Georgia Association of MPOs has sent a letter to Georgia U.S. senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson to fight against a federal transportation bill that would effectively eliminate metropolitan planning organizations in areas that have an "urbanized population" of 200,000 or less.

March 05, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville schools recognized with national award

Gainesville High School and New Holland Core Knowledge Academy will take to the stage today in Savannah as they accept awards from the National Youth at Risk Organization.

March 04, 2012 | Lee Johnson | Local


Event helps special needs students prepare for life after high school

Students in Hall County and Gainesville with special needs will get the opportunity to prepare for life after high school this week.

March 04, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Obama awards Purple Heart to injured Marine

President Barack Obama awarded a Purple Heart to injured U.S. Marine Pfc. Sean Adams, a 2011 Chestatee High School graduate, on Friday, his brother, Josh Adams, said Sunday.

March 04, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Earth Sense: Check of history shows big variations in temperatures

It's difficult to see the presence or absence of climatic change from looking at temperature records alone, as a quick analysis of data has ...

June 11, 2017 | Rudi Kiefer | Local


Nonprofit unveils renovations for family of boy with seizure disorders

Though separated by a newly renovated bathroom, Katie Harrison can still keep a watchful eye on her 4-year-old Hawk as he works on walking on ...

June 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Photo slideshow: Dragon boats prowl waves of Lake Lanier

A slew of colorful boats and costumes filled the warm waters of Lake Lanier on Saturday for the fourth annual Gainesville Hall County Dragon Boat ...

June 10, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Gainesville Veterans Park gets a welcome touch with new entrance arch

When the Rock Creek Vietnam Veterans began collecting the names of local veterans for a memorial in Gainesville's veterans park, they ran into a ...

June 10, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


TSPLOST may be topic again for governments seeking road fixes

A 1-cent transportation sales tax shot down by voters in July 2012 could be revived as a topic of discussion later this year - but in ...

June 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Latino soccer league flourishes under the radar

A cluster of soccer fields behind Gainesville Market where Hispanic tournaments have been attracting a growing number of players and fans has been operating for ...

June 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Got a dock on the lake? There’s an app for that

For 17 years, Matt Thompson anxiously drove to and from Cobb County to check on his house at Lake Lanier.

June 10, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Future Youth Sports Complex seen as moneymaker, fuel for growth

Design of a $6.75 million Youth Sports Complex remains on track and plans are unchanged from the original concept, according to the head of ...

June 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Co-workers honor slain Gainesville grad with day of service at domestic violence center

Wearing a bracelet with her sister's motto, "be excellent," Dao Huynh and her sister's co-workers tried to "channel their inner Trinh" with a ...

June 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Oakwood man identified in hit-and-run accident

Oakwood police have identified an 84-year-old man in connection with a hit-and-run accident May 31 that severely injured another driver.

June 09, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Slowed by rain, midtown housing development rises

Despite above average rainfall in May that curtailed construction activity, development of the Enclave townhomes in midtown Gainesville are getting off the ground and a ...

June 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Local Boys & Girls Clubs official training at Harvard

After weeks of homework assignments and preparation, the chief executive officer at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier is finishing up a week of one ...

June 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Resident asks Flowery Branch council to explore budget cuts

After another small showing at a Thursday night public hearing, Flowery Branch City Council is now poised to cast a final vote on next fiscal ...

June 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | 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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