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Foster agency renovating Gainesville site for social service needs

A new Gainesville facility is opening in about two weeks for an organization that aims to protect children, rebuild families and empower caregivers.

January 09, 2016 | Frank Reddy | Local


Clarkesville peace walk to honor Dr. King

Men and women of every race, faith and age are invited to take to the streets of Clarkesville Sunday to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 08, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


A brighter journey: New LED street lighting installed in Gainesville

Crews with Georgia Power installed a new LED light Wednesday at Yonah and Enota avenues in Gainesville.

January 08, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Fire reports detail $566K in damage at storage facility

Initial reports released from Hall County Fire Services detail more than $500,000 in losses from a storage fire last month in Buford.

January 08, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


University of North Georgia opens new nursing simulation lab

There's a big difference between nursing students in the classroom and practiced nurses in the field.

January 07, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


House transportation chairman: Roads bill needs year of data before changes

Substantive changes to the transportation tax bill passed by the Georgia General Assembly might not happen in the 40-day legislative session starting Monday.

January 07, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Runoff has residents questioning protection of Lake Lanier

Recent heavy rains have some residents sounding alarm bells about stormwater runoff from construction sites polluting Lake Lanier coves around Gainesville.

January 07, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Gainesville Seafood Market coming to Atlanta Highway

The owner/operator of Fajitas Mexican Restaurant and El Carreton Taqueria is opening a seafood restaurant and market on Atlanta Highway on Jan. 16.

January 07, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Qualifying starts Monday for Clermont Town Council

Clermont begins the process Monday to fill two Town Council seats.

January 07, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Fire at duplex displaces 10 people

A fire displaced 10 people, including two children, but caused no injuries on Thursday afternoon at a duplex on Walker Street off Mountain View Road in Gainesville, according to authorities.

January 07, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Police give timeline of Buford standoff that ended with father, son dead

A man holding his son in a Buford home's master bedroom fired one shot through the door at SWAT team officers before firing at his son, according to police.

January 07, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Chestatee Academy students return to building after no bomb found

A sweep of Chestatee Academy on Thursday following a bomb threat found no device, according to school system officials.

January 07, 2016 | | Local


Police: Suspect used stolen credit card for gaming systems, TV

A credit card fraud suspect allegedly used the card to buy two gaming systems and a flat-screen television, according to police.

January 07, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


$700 million Powerball jackpot is largest of any lottery game in U.S. history

Feeling lucky? Feeling really, really lucky?

January 07, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Armed jewel thief strikes again, this time in N.C.

The FBI, in conjunction with state and local law enforcement agencies, is seeking the identity of two suspects who are believed to have been involved in multiple jewelry store robberies in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and North Carolina.

January 06, 2016 | Times regional staff reports | Local


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Alpharetta man indicted for attempted arson of occupied North Forsyth home

January 28, 2016 | Times regional staff reports | Local


State House, Senate split on new medical cannabis bill

With hearings kicking off this week in the state legislature over a proposed bill to allow the in-state cultivation and distribution of medical cannabis, the ...

January 28, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Raccoon is first Hall rabies case of 2016

A raccoon was found to be rabid after contact with two dogs in the Cape Road area of East Hall.

January 28, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Avita opening women’s treatment program

A group that offers multiple services in Hall County is opening a new residential addiction treatment program for women off Airport Road in Gainesville.

January 28, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Police: Suspects manipulate machine to steal lottery tickets

A day after the largest Powerball drawing ever, three suspects in Oakwood are accused of manipulating a convenience store's lottery ticket machine to get ...

January 28, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


WomenSource to host Girl Power workshop

Girls today often feel pressured to dress or act a certain way, because of pressure they feel from friends, movies, social media or simply the ...

January 27, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


GOAL winner plans to help veterans thanks to health care education

Growing up in a small village in Costa Rica, Evelyn Johnson didn't have an understanding of the U.S. armed forces, or military life ...

January 27, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Police: Flowery Branch man charged with snatching purse

A Flowery Branch man was charged with snatching a purse at a Gainesville gas station, according to police.

January 27, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Tourism industry at record levels in Hall

The economic impact of Hall County's tourism industry reached a record high of $282.9 million in 2014, according to the most recent report ...

January 27, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Authorities: Cheer program treasurer accused of stealing funds

The treasurer of a junior cheer program in Hall County was charged with taking thousands of dollars from the program's fund.

January 27, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Hear personal stories of housing struggles at Voices

Lisa Chester lived in and out of public housing growing up.

January 27, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Minority neighborhoods exist along clear lines in Hall

The streets are narrow in some of Gainesville's poorest neighborhoods. There are no traffic lights there, only stop signs and railroad crossings and dump ...

January 27, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


Man charged with murder of brother in South Forsyth

January 27, 2016 | Times regional staff reports | Local


Davis Middle School student wins Hall County Spelling Bee

Yared DeAnda, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Davis Middle School, won the 2016 Hall County Spelling Bee.

January 27, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Winter weather tips, contacts

Braving winter weather

January 16, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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