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Hall may offer AP statistics for eighth-graders

High-achieving middle school students may have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement statistics in eighth grade, starting next year.

February 27, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Roads tax ‘good for economic development,’ state chamber CEO says

The $1.2 billion estimated to be generated over 10 years in Northeast Georgia by a proposed transportation sales tax equates to about 40,000 new construction jobs, the president and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce said Monday.

February 27, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Third-grader from Cumming goes on big adventure

Jennifer Watson said she and her husband, Eric, could spend the rest of eternity saying "thank you" without stopping, yet they still wouldn't be anywhere near expressing their gratitude.

February 27, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Eyes on the Road: DOT forging ahead on rights-of-way for work on US 129

The Georgia Department of Transportation is moving forward on right-of-way acquisition for widening U.S. 129/Athens Highway to four lanes between Gillsville Highway in East Hall and the Pendergrass Bypass in Jackson County.

February 27, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hospital delays plans to seek Braselton annexation

Northeast Georgia Health System is putting off, at least for now, possible annexation into Braselton for its South Hall campus.

February 27, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Flu season getting off to slow start

With widespread fears of pandemics, flu season in recent years has been nothing to sneeze about.

February 27, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Traffic study may be ahead for Gainesville

A long-range study of Gainesville traffic could get under way later this year.

February 26, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Couple charged with growing marijuana in home

Two Gainesville residents have been charged with growing marijuana plants in their home with the intent to distribute the drug, according to a news release from the Multi Agency Narcotics Squad.

February 26, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Fire destroys vacant home on Crow Lane

An overnight fire destroyed a vacant home in Gainesville. No one was injured.

February 26, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Good News Clinics awaits national health reform outcome

While Good News Clinics' mission has always been focused on the uninsured in Hall County, its leaders will be glancing toward Washington in the months ahead to see how national heath care reform will shape the services the free clinic provides.

February 26, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Sen. Miller alters cycling bill to please bikers

When Lloyd Unnold got word that his state senator had introduced a bill to ban side-by-side bicycle riding on roads, he mostly wondered why.

February 25, 2012 | Ashley Fielding | Local


DOT gets financial break from snow this year

Unless winter decides to take a wicked turn in the next few weeks, area road crews can celebrate a season virtually free of scraping away packed ice and snow.

February 25, 2012 | Jeff Gill | Local


Good News Clinics there for uninsured citizens

Patricia Promise has what doctors call a "complex medical history."

February 25, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


Bill would require Georgia students take at least 1 online class to graduate

Most colleges offer classes on the Web, but Georgia's high school students could be required to take online courses.

February 25, 2012 | Savannah King | Local


Chicken pie and politics on the menu at the Wauka Mountain fundraiser

There are dozens of way to raise money for schools, from car washes to magazine sales.

February 25, 2012 | Aaron Hale | Local


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Gainesville homeowners raise concerns over townhomes project

A spokesman for homeowners at The Woodlands on Lake Brenau said Wednesday that property owners will regroup after failing this week to slow down a ...

August 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Millie’s Drapery & Decorating celebrates reopening one year after fire

John Kinsey recalled the tragic day, as he held the ribbon that would be cut and mark a new day for Millie's Drapery & Decorating ...

August 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


15 Hall schools named to ‘America’s Healthiest Schools’ list

Hall County was well-represented on the "America's Healthiest Schools" list released this week by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.

August 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Lidl grocery store one step closer to coming to Gainesville

A local attorney representing a relatively new grocer in the United States that wants to open a 36,000-square-foot store on busy Dawsonville Highway offered ...

August 09, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Liberty Utilities opens new Gainesville office

Liberty Utilities has opened new offices at 1766 Cleveland Highway in Gainesville.

August 09, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Hall residents in federal exchange won’t have Blue Cross option in 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Healthcare Plan won't be available in 2018 for Hall County residents insured through the Affordable Care Act ...

August 09, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Attorneys: Fatal soccer park shooting sparked by events more than 30 years earlier

Revenge for alleged wrongs more than 30 years ago in El Salvador led to a Father's Day 2013 shooting at a Gainesville park, according ...

August 08, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall set to study prospect of new multimillion-dollar recycling center

Hall County is exploring a new, multimillion-dollar recycling center at the Candler Road Landfill.

August 08, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Citizen leader forced off transportation advisory group

The leader of a transportation citizens advisory group resigned Tuesday in a clash with government leaders over the creation of a subcommittee to study a ...

August 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Demo workers busy Tuesday at century-old house on busy corner

Demolition began in earnest Tuesday on the historic Pierce House overlooking Jesse Jewell and Queen City parkways in Gainesville.

August 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Authorities looking for suspects in boat thefts; 2 suspects arrested

Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a series of boat thefts on the north end of Lake Lanier in which the boats were ...

August 08, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Buford man faces misdemeanor vehicular homicide charges in Sunday I-985 wreck

A Buford man faces misdemeanor vehicular homicide charges in a five-vehicle wreck Sunday night that killed two people and injured eight others, including himself, on ...

August 08, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Local


Dawsonville Highway widening moves closer to short-term project list

An early step was taken Tuesday to put the widening of Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 on a short-term project list.

August 08, 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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