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Annual Buy Local Expo to bring businesses together

Local business leaders hope Hall County commerce in 2012 begins with a bang.

January 16, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Memorial service held at Civil War general's grave

Supporters of Confederate Gen. James Longstreet gathered Sunday afternoon at his Gainesville gravesite for the 14th annual memorial service honoring the Civil War figure.

January 15, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Reported ammonia leak forces business evacuation

Hall County firefighters responded this morning to a reported ammonia leak at a business.

January 15, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Flowery Branch to focus on stormwater study

Until it made some repairs late last year, Flowery Branch had a clear example of how stormwater issues have plagued the South Hall town.

January 15, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Danger around the bend

Time and time again, Bebe Garrett has had to replace her fence along Clarks Bridge Road.

January 15, 2012 | | Local


Gainesville weighing its risky business

Gainesville City Council will be weighing its desire to cut costs with its appetite for financial risk this year.

January 15, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Black community reflects on educational past, present

Gainesville's black community is tight-knit, active and vibrant.

January 15, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Flowery Branch police adjust to city’s growth

Before an economic decline halted much of the building industry, Flowery Branch was one of the fastest growing cities in the state.

January 14, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Federal officials investigate 2010 Hall jail incident

A man who once promised not to sue the Hall County Sheriff's Office for what the sheriff's own investigators called an unnecessary use of force may have changed his mind.

January 14, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


10 evacuated from home fire; no serious injuries

Gainesville firefighters responded to a residential fire early Saturday morning after 10 people inside the home were awakened by a smoke detector.

January 14, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Celebrating a King: Gainesville march to highlight Monday's MLK events

Remarks by a Gainesville-born preacher now serving in Lilburn and a march around the Gainesville downtown square are highlights of Monday's 42nd Annual King Day Celebration.

January 14, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Crosswalk upgraded at dangerous Gainesville intersection

In an effort to improve pedestrian safety, the city of Gainesville is revamping a crosswalk at what one city council member called a "dangerous intersection."

January 14, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Suspect in armored truck robbery now faces ID theft charge

Charges against a suspect involved in a Wednesday armed robbery of an armored truck in Oakwood continue to grow.

January 14, 2012 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Rotary is accepting nominees for Man, Woman of Year awards

The Rotary Club of Gainesville is accepting nominations for its annual Gainesville-Hall County community Man and Woman of the Year Awards.

January 14, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Brenau launches initiative to get Steinway pianos

When Brenau University music majors take the stage next year, they'll be playing Mozart and Bach on world famous pianos.

January 14, 2012 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | 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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