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Retail businesses eye Hall for expansion

After years of closings and empty lots in the retail sector, Hall County is seeing a fresh crop of retail stores.

August 09, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Hall officials map out new commission districts

The move to find new district lines for the Hall County Board of Commissioners will begin this week, and officials hope to submit the new maps to the General Assembly before a special legislative session ends later this month.

August 09, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Appalachian clinic gets grant to keep clinics open

The Appalachian Nurse Practitioner Clinic got a new lifeline last week. A $1.8 million federal grant will allow the main campus facility and a satellite clinic to keep their doors open.

August 09, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Hall County's transportation plan gets final OK

A Hall County planning group gave its final OK Tuesday to the area's 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan.

August 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Panelists reflect on Vietnam at history center forum

Words don't do it justice.

August 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Nesbitt to retire from helm at Gainesville State College

Martha Nesbitt will mark her last day as president of Gainesville State College on June 30, after 14 years leading the institution.

August 09, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


New teacher sets down rules, routine on first day of school

The pitter-patter of little feet couldn't be heard outside the first-grade classroom of World Language Academy teacher Staci Nix.

August 09, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


No major hiccups as local students return to class

There's always first-day jitters, schedule changes, maybe getting lost on the way to the cafeteria.

August 09, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall's roadside mowing may move quicker despite cuts

Quicker response times isn't what one would expect to come out of a massive round of layoffs.

August 09, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Oakwood is mulling lower fire tax options

Oakwood City Council vowed Monday night to look for ways to stop city residents having to pay a higher fire protection tax than those who live outside cities.

August 08, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County school program will allow dual enrollment

Hall County students are on the cusp of a new chance to succeed in education, even if they don't finish high school.

August 08, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


North Hall school to get Race to the Top money

A Hall County charter school is slated to receive some of the money handed down in a $19.4 million competitive grant program, according to an announcement by Gov. Nathan Deal today.

August 08, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gainesville residents question proposed council map

Monday's community meeting on redistricting raised questions about the proposed boundaries of Ward 3 and how those lines will affect black voting strength within the ward.

August 08, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Turning Point offers help for addicts in new apartments

In a halfway house that feels more like a jail than a place of recovery, addicts dream only of escaping and face a cold world once they leave.

August 08, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


2 injured in I-985 accidents

Two people were transported to the hospital Monday afternoon from a four-vehicle accident on Interstate 985 southbound that left one lane closed for about a half hour, Georgia State Patrol reported.

August 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Campus carry bill returns to Ga. General Assembly

Georgia lawmakers are again trying to let licensed gun owners carry concealed handguns on public college campuses.

February 11, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


CASA can't serve all kids in foster care without 58 more volunteers

The Gainesville organization providing the "eyes and ears of the court" in foster care cases are in serious need of volunteers, executive director Janet Walden ...

February 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local




Authorities searching for missing Dahlonega man

Authorities are looking for a Dahlonega man last seen Monday morning in Flowery Branch.

February 10, 2017 | Times Staff Reports | Local


Spout Springs right of way purchases could start in spring

Right of way acquisition could start in earnest this spring on the Spout Springs Road widening project in South Hall.

February 10, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Clermont extends moratorium on subdivision development

There was a time when the town of Clermont didn't have "anybody around here," Mayor Jim Nix said. Those simpler times are a thing ...

February 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


College student wins contest, takes sick mom to see Bon Jovi

For one Flowery Branch woman, 'Bad Medicine' was good medicine.

February 10, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Commissioners reject additional raises for tax employees

Hall County officials continued to keep a close watch on the bottom line as they dealt with department requests at Board of Commissioners meeting Thursday ...

February 10, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Family Promise transitional home installed to serve homeless families

Like a game of Tetris, the three pieces of a modular home dropped into place Thursday on Spring Street in Gainesville.

February 10, 2017 | Nick Watson | 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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