Random drug tests may seem like an issue for professional sports, but Gainesville City Schools is considering implementing its own procedures to screen students and take away their privileges if they test positive.
An induction into the Georgia Newspaper Hall of Fame is one of the highest honors a Georgia newspaper person can obtain. The late Charles A Smithgall Jr., co-founder of The Times, will be inducted June 9 into that hall.
Last year's Memorial Day parade plans in Gainesville - including a Stearman biplane flyover and World War II veteran Mack Abbott as the honorary grand marshal - are being dusted off for this year's version of the annual event.
Philanthropist and Times co-founder Lessie Smithgall of Gainesville recently received the 2017 Presidential Leadership Award during the fifth annual University of North Georgia Foundation Scholarship ...