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Law enforcement collects unused prescription drugs

Hall County law enforcement agencies will be participating Saturday in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day to collect prescription drugs.

October 27, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


House District 25 candidates answer questions at forum

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with The Times and Jacobs Media, is hosting a public forum for state House District 25 candidates.

October 27, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall County Animal Control auctions filly

Hall County Animal Control will hold its first livestock auction today in an attempt to find a new home for a runaway paint horse.

October 27, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Backpack Love helps provide food to families in Hall County

Imagine being in third grade. It's Friday morning. You come to school and have a healthy breakfast of milk, fruit and a biscuit. A few hours later, you go with your class to eat a grilled cheese sandwich and green beans for lunch.

October 27, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Haiti orphanage closes for allegedly selling donations

The Haitian government shut down an orphanage last week in light of abuse findings by several U.S. charitable organizations, including Gainesville-based Adventures in Missions.

October 27, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


Significant cuts in legal system prompt changes

Hall County has seen its share of budget restraints over the last several months including cuts to courts, public defenders and district attorneys.

October 27, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Ex-deputy in Dawson charged with sexual battery

DAWSONVILLE - A former longtime Dawson County sheriff's deputy has been charged with sexual battery and false statements following a probe by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

October 27, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Man injured in tractor trailer wreck on Ga. 52 in Dawson County

The driver of a tractor trailer was taken by ambulance to Chestatee Regional Hospital Wednesday afternoon after losing control in a curve and careening down an embankment on Ga. 52, just east of Amicalola Falls State Park in Dawson County.

October 27, 2011 | Times regional staff | Local


Clermont creates library of its own after spending cuts

Somebody had to do it.

October 26, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Officials: Carter will be Hall chief deputy

Retired Hall County Sheriff's Maj. Tony Carter is set to take over as chief deputy following Col. Jeff Strickland's retirement Friday, according to two sources.

October 26, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Century-old home in Flowery Branch to be torn down

A turn-of-the-century Flowery Branch home that had fallen into ruins over the years and is now owned by the city will go the way of the bulldozer.

October 26, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Sheriff’s office searching for armed robbery suspect

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Monday night armed robbery at a Golden Pantry convenience store in South Hall.

October 26, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Hall chief deputy retires before focusing on run for sheriff

Col. Jeff Strickland, chief deputy with the Hall County Sheriff's Office, is retiring Friday after 28 years with the department.

October 25, 2011 | Patrick Stoker | Local


Historic Gainesville structure 1 of 10 in Ga. under scrutiny

Sitting off Lake Lanier like a lonely relic from another age, the Chattahoochee Park Pavilion off Riverside Drive has caught the attention of the Atlanta-based Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.

October 25, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


ATF agents inspect Dawsonville distillery

Federal agents reportedly paid a surprise visit to downtown Dawsonville early Friday, ready to shut down what they had been told was an active moonshine operation.

October 25, 2011 | MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Local


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Big Bear Cafe back open under new management

A big banner hanging from the front posts outside let everyone know that the landmark Big Bear Cafe is back serving its Southern-style country breakfast ...

June 12, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Student growth in Hall, Gainesville is mostly among Hispanics

With Hispanic students accounting for almost all increased local school enrollment over the past five years and the growing uncertainty over the future of immigration ...

June 12, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Authorities: Woman falsely reported rape at Dahlonega trail

A woman who told authorities she had been raped at the Lake Zwerner reservoir trails in Dahlonega is now accused of falsely reporting the crime ...

June 12, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Work to replace Thompson Bridge could start as early as 2024

Replacement of the northbound bridge on Thompson Bridge Road/Ga. 60 over the Chattahoochee River in North Hall is one of several road projects that ...

June 11, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


3 students graduate without missing a school day in 13 years

Earning any distinction that includes the word "perfect" takes focus and effort. To earn that recognition for more than a decade takes an even stronger ...

June 11, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


UNG, Lanier Tech prepare for campus carry

With Georgia's campus carry law set to take effect July 1, officials at the University of North Georgia and Lanier Technical College are working ...

June 11, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Shooting victim in stable condition at hospital

An adult man was shot in the stomach by another man Sunday morning in what Gainesville police are saying "was not a random crime."

June 11, 2017 | | Local


UNG offers money management help to students

With a baby on the way last fall, Rachael Oliver wanted to get better control of her finances, but didn't know where to start.

June 11, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Dog-centric business set to open on Skelton Road in Gainesville

Scot Rucker needed a place to keep his customers' dogs while training them, and that's how Fido's World was born.

June 11, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall County remodels home to ease market crunch

On Lula Road, an investor is remodeling a modest home to sell it at a loss.

June 11, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Wider Friendship Road has led to a rise in crashes

When the officer arrived for duty through the Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic grant in January, Hall County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Todd Casper had ...

June 11, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Seniors embracing their golden years in Hall

Seniors searching for active adult living are finding it in full measure in Hall County.

June 11, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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


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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