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Hall leaders’ pay similar to their predecessors'

Contracts for new Hall County Administrator Randy Knighton and Assistant Administrator Marty Nix are in review and were pending a single signature Friday.

July 30, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Forsyth OKs center, but opposition remains

CUMMING - For the second time in three months, the Forsyth County Planning Commission has put its stamp of approval on a proposal for a meeting center that has stirred up contention for a northeastern Forsyth neighborhood.

July 30, 2011 | BY JULIE ARRINGTON Times regional staff | Local


Georgia GOP is split on Congress' failed debt plan

There was hardly a party-line vote among Georgia Republicans in Congress over Friday's debt limit proposal.

July 30, 2011 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Local company smooths pothole problem at Sardis

After a lengthy debate between the Hall County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education, the pothole-filled driveway to Sardis Enrichment School will be fixed after all.

July 30, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


GBI wraps up report in fatal shooting

A state-led investigation is complete into the actions of two Hall County deputies who shot and killed John Pearce after he stabbed his mother to death and inflicted critical stab wounds on his aunt.

July 30, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Second stolen vehicle found in Lake Lanier

Authorities have recovered a second stolen vehicle found this week in Lake Lanier.

July 29, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Connell hospitalized for chest pains, released

Interim Hall County Administrator Jock Connell was released from a hospital Friday after being treated briefly in the morning for chest pains.

July 29, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Former Dawsonville councilwoman dies

A lifelong Dawsonville resident and former City Council member died Thursday in her downtown home.

July 29, 2011 | By Michele Hester Times regional staff | Local


Chambliss anticipates long days before debt deal

Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss is predicting a long weekend for Congress as the debt debate deadlock hangs over Washington.

July 29, 2011 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Gainesville school system may gain ownership of Bobby Gruhn Field

The home of the Red Elephants, Bobby Gruhn Field, may become the property of Gainesville City Schools.

July 29, 2011 | BY DALLAS DUNCAN and LINDSEY ROBINSON | Local


Gainesville council considers minorities under redistricting

As the Gainesville City Council looks to move forward with new redistricting maps, minority representation is key in their minds.

July 29, 2011 | Lindsey Robinson | Local


Hall County manager gets assistant

Marty Nix, Hall County's public safety director, will be the assistant county administrator, Administrator Randy Knighton announced Thursday.

July 29, 2011 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Commuter bus stop to open Monday

The new 900-space Park & Ride lot off Hamilton Mill Road in north Gwinnett County, about 3 1/2 miles from Hall County, is set to open Monday.

July 28, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Development troubles befall longtime businessmen

The economic downturn has caught up with longtime Gainesville businessmen Don and Doug Carter.

July 28, 2011 | Jeff Gill | Local


Fieldale Farms is holding Truckload Sale on Saturday

Affordable chicken is a lot to cluck about in this economy.

July 28, 2011 | Dallas Duncan | Local


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Poet brings verses of freedom to Juneteenth celebration

Gainesville-born poet Doris davenport decided long ago to lowercase the d in her last name as a statement of sorts about her independence of thought ...

June 16, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville man accused of manufacturing explosives, marijuana

A Gainesville man is accused of manufacturing an explosive device and marijuana after components and plants were reportedly found by authorities.

June 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Demolition of old Hall jail ramps up

Demolition of the former Hall County jail on South Main Street in Gainesville is well underway, and requests for some of the historic bricks are ...

June 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Commenters oppose Hall tax increase in morning hearing, another hearing coming at 6 p.m.

Some of them frustrated by the one-two punch of assessment increases and higher taxes, a few dozen people turned out to the first public hearing ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Employee raises, law enforcement costs are driving Hall tax increase

Hall County's 26 percent tax rate increase - and its $6.7 million general fund spending jump - is mostly fueled by a 2.5 percent ...

June 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Turner, Wood & Smith buys city land for new building

An insurance company with ties to the community for more than 100 years plans to build a new office building next to the Frances Meadows ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


New law creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Georgians

Disabled Georgians will have access to tax-free savings accounts after the creation of Georgia STABLE.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Top Work-Based Learning programs get training in Hall

Georgia high schools are placing a greater emphasis on student opportunities for work experience in potential careers integrated into the school curriculum.

June 14, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Georgia chamber president: Hall has prosperity, but also serious poverty

Despite economic positives, such as job growth, Hall County has a serious poverty issue that it needs to deal with, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

June 14, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Auto industry supplier bringing 200 jobs to Buford

Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday announced that Carcoustics, a supplier to the automotive industry, will create 200 jobs and invest $6 million in a new Buford ...

June 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Rep. Doug Collins calls shooting at congressional baseball practice ‘pure evil’

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Doug Collins was not at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington where several people were shot Wednesday morning.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


2 Georgia inmates remain on run after killing 2 prison guards

June 14, 2017 | Associated Press | Local


Hall woman hopes to fund children’s advocacy group through thrift store

After hearing the heartfelt stories from children's advocates at Christmas, a Hall County woman said she is trying to keep the donations going year-round.

June 14, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Hall and its cities must agree on how to deliver services or lose out on state money

Hall County government officials say they are confident they will get a Service Delivery Strategy agreement done with the municipalities before a June 30 deadline ...

June 14, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | 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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