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Flowery Branch OKs to move forward on Jones Road project

After more than a year of study and discussion, the Flowery Branch City Council voted Thursday night to move forward on minor improvements to the narrow but heavily used Jones Road.

May 06, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Program links art to reading, offers ‘a memory maker’

An art class at McEver Elementary school pushed a group of kindergarten students Thursday to the far reaches of their imaginations.

May 06, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Gainesville pauses to pray

If it was unconstitutional, nobody on Gainesville's downtown square Thursday cared.

May 06, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Cox urges businesswomen to make giving a priority

Young Harris College President Cathy Cox spoke Thursday at the WomenSource Brown Bag Luncheon about the importance of giving back.

May 06, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Divers end search efforts for drowning victim

The body of Rohan Mathew may be lost to the waters of Lake Sidney Lanier.

May 06, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


City school system meets to discuss calendar, budget cuts

Gainesville City Schools has called a meeting Wednesday to discuss the system's calendar for next school year.

May 06, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Alcohol sales prove lucrative revenue source

White County has found a recession-proof source of revenue - beer and wine.

May 06, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Service center hurting with loss of funds

If they haven't already, local residents may start feeling the effects of the government budget crunch.

May 06, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Local


Gwinnett facility begins discharging into Lake Lanier

fAfter years of legal struggles, Gwinnett County officials turned the tap Wednesday on a wastewater treatment facility that has some of the strictest environmental requirements of any facility that releases wastewater into Lake Lanier.

May 06, 2010 | By Ashley Fielding and Jeff Gill afielding@gainesvilltimes.com | jgill@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Weather perfect as May concert series kicks off

Main Street Gainesville couldn't have asked for a more cloudless sky as it kicked off its biannual Blue Sky concert series Wednesday.

May 05, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Teen accused in thefts from cars

A Buford teen was indicted this week in connection with an entering auto spree at a Flowery Branch subdivision.

May 05, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Charges dropped against man accused of paying arsonist

Prosecutors have opted not to go forward with a case against a Gainesville man who was accused of paying an arsonist to torch a Buford motorcycle business.

May 05, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Teachers’ group opposes state’s bid for federal money

A group representing Georgia teachers is coming out against the state's application for federal "Race to the Top" money, the latest volley in a war between the governor's office and teachers' associations.

May 05, 2010 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Hall officials searching for shooting suspect

Hall County Sheriff's officials are looking for a suspect in a shooting and armed robbery.

May 05, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Toddler found in pool at East Hall home Friday has died

A 3-year-old boy found unresponsive in a residential swimming pool Friday night has died, Hall County Sheriff's Col. Jeff Strickland said this morning.

May 05, 2010 | | Local


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Camp Merrill plans water jump May 11 at War Hill Park in Dawson

If you see soldiers jumping from helicopters into Lake Lanier next week, don't worry, there's no emergency.

May 11, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Funeral services set Saturday for Good News at Noon founder Gene Beckstein

One of Thomas Ramirez's most vivid memories of Good News at Noon founder Gene Beckstein, who died Wednesday at age 93, came when the ...

May 11, 2016 | By Clark Leonard and Jennifer Linn news@gainesvilletimes.com | Local


Crash involving deer claims life of North Forsyth High student

May 11, 2016 | Times regional staff reports | Local


Young Wauka Mountain archers take dead aim at title

A dozen fifth-graders lined up Tuesday in the Wauka Mountain Multiple Intelligences Academy gymnasium, nocking arrows in their bows and firing at targets yards away.

May 11, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Adult spelling bee all fun and games, but spellers serious about their craft

Some serious spelling went on Tuesday in Hosch auditorium at Brenau University.

May 10, 2016 | Ron Bridgeman | Local


Slideshow: Atlanta Falcons strike out for school

Four Atlanta Flocons players joined Challenged Child and Friends stakeholders Tuesday evening at FunTastik Bowling Center for a bowling night benefiting the school.

May 10, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Local


Vote delayed on proposed Marriott hotel off Flat Creek in Gainesville

Environmental concerns have delayed government action on a proposed hotel off Flat Creek in Gainesville.

May 10, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Retired council members Figueras, Hamrick to receive Quality of Life Award

A pair of longtime public officials in Gainesville will be honored with the Quality of Life Award from the Gainesville-Hall County Community Council on Aging ...

May 10, 2016 | Clark Leonard | Local


Gainesville planning board gives thumb’s down to apartment, townhome proposals

A couple of residential developments - one involving 240 apartments and the other, 14 townhomes - were rejected Tuesday night by the Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board.

May 10, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Citizen journalist files lawsuit against Dawson County officers

A citizen journalist from Roswell filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against three Dawson County law enforcement officers, claiming her constitutional rights were violated at a ...

May 10, 2016 | Times and Regional reports | Local


Noted judge, attorney W.L. Norton Jr. dies at 93

Noted local judge, attorney, author and community preservationist William L. Norton Jr. died Sunday at age 93.

May 10, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Authorities search for Buford man accused of threatening to kill mom, her animals, responding police

Buford schools were on voluntary lockdown Tuesday as authorities searched for a Buford man suspected of threatening to kill his mother, her animals and any ...

May 10, 2016 | Times staff reports | Local


Authorities: Man charged with possessing $10K in drugs, fleeing officers

A Gainesville man faces a methamphetamine trafficking charge after authorities said they searched his home and car.

May 10, 2016 | Nick Watson | Local


Traffic study of Martin Road in South Hall is OK’d

A traffic study involving Martin Road, a heavily residential area in South Hall, was approved Tuesday by area government officials.

May 10, 2016 | Jeff Gill | Local


Hall begins process of comprehensive plan update

It's time for Hall County to update its comprehensive plan to guide and manage growth through 2040, and officials are calling for the public ...

May 10, 2016 | Joshua Silavent | Local


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