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Jefferson Streetscape grinds to a halt

JEFFERSON - Progress can sometimes be slow, but when it comes to the downtown Jefferson Streetscape project, visual progress has been nearly nonexistent.

January 09, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Local schools earn Governor’s honors

Several local schools made the Governor's Office of Student Achievement's outstanding achievement list that recognizes 327 schools.

January 09, 2010 | Jessica Jordan | Local


Gainesville academy earns High-Flying honors

The Youth-at-Risk Conference recognized Gainesville Exploration Academy as a runner-up for its list of High-Flying Schools.

January 09, 2010 | Jessica Jordan | Local


Our Neighbor opens home to adults in need

Our Neighbor Inc. is now accepting applications for its newest house equipped for people with disabilities.

January 09, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Battle over inheritance reaches high court

The legal dispute over an inheritance from a man who was once one of Hall County's biggest landowners goes before the Georgia Supreme Court next week, with a woman who claims she is a daughter born out of wedlock challenging the two sisters named in the will.

January 09, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Icy conditions close roads, make driving dangerous

Icy roads have created perilous driving conditions on many Hall County roads, and officials are advising motorists to use extreme caution if they have to get out.

No serious injuries have been reported thus far in a number of minor traffic accidents brought on by black ice, officials said.

January 08, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Downtown vandalism concerns officials

Repeat instances of vandalism around the downtown Gainesville square has prompted police and city officials to discuss how best to combat the problem.

January 08, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


Snow a mixed bag for residents

Snow. For children, it is the stuff of dreams; but adults tend to think of it with ambivalence.

January 08, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Fears of icy roads close schools, puts crews on alert

The snow that fell in Northeast Georgia on Thursday made for some picturesque winter scenes, but raised concerns about icy roads this morning for commuters.

January 08, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Lake nears winter full pool level

A streak of dry weather - not counting Thursday's snowfall - has allowed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to get Lake Lanier very close to its winter full pool of 1,070 feet above sea level.

January 08, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


Corps finishes public input period

With the public comment period over, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking at completing within two years a document that will govern water usage in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin.

January 08, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local


DOT forced to pick up where the contractor left off

JEFFERSON - Around this time last year, orange construction cones appeared in downtown Jefferson and work crews could be seen working to update traffic signals in the area.

January 07, 2010 | Brandee A. Thomas | Local


Mecum still marshal, new selection likely

When Barack Obama was elected president in November 2008, former Hall County Sheriff Dick Mecum figured his days as the U.S. marshal for the Northern District of Georgia were likely numbered.

January 07, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Local


By a show of hands

Forget aerobics.

January 07, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


Former hostage turns event positive

Despite reports of snow, WomenSource drew its largest crowd to date at Thursday's Brown Bag luncheon featuring Atlanta hostage hero Ashley Smith Robinson.

January 07, 2010 | Melissa Weinman | Local


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Gainesville Police seek to ID suspects who allegedly took money from vehicles

Gainesville Police are seeking help in identifying two suspects they say entered three vehicles and stole money on Riverside Drive in the early hours of ...

February 06, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Free health screenings, smoke detectors to be offered Wednesday

Free health screenings and smoke detectors will be offered from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Lula Assembly of Praise.

February 06, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Boling Bridge lane closures set for overnight Wednesday

More overnight lane closures are set as part of work on the Boling Bridge replacement on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 near the Hall-Forsyth county line.

February 06, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


Buford woman dies in South Hall wreck; Lilburn man charged with DUI

A Buford woman was killed by an allegedly drunken driver Sunday night at Lanier Islands Parkway/Ga. 347 and McEver Road in South Hall.

February 06, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Chamber’s business expo this year includes luncheon, keynote speaker

More than 60 vendors will be featured Feb. 16 at the business expo put on annually by the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce.

February 05, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Fire displaces one person, leaves home and 2 cars as total losses

A Sunday night fire displaced one person while leaving a Gainesville house and two vehicles as total losses and damaging a third car.

February 05, 2017 | | Local


Kroger acquires shopping cart for special-needs children at residents’ request

Grocery carts come in all shapes, sizes and styles these days to meet shoppers' needs and those of their children.

February 05, 2017 | Joshua Silavent | Local


45-lot lakefront subdivision proposed off Flat Creek Road

A proposed 45-lot subdivision off Lake Lanier in West Hall is set to go before the Hall County Planning Commission Monday night.

February 05, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


New Lanier Tech campus ‘on budget and on time’ for 2019 opening

Construction of a new 316,000-square-foot campus for Lanier Technical College overlooking Ga. 365 in northeast Hall County is moving on schedule and on budget ...

February 05, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Gainesville officer killed on duty in 1972 to be honored with intersection

As steam rose from the crushed police car, Bill Taylor ran over to check on his good friend and colleague Henry Tilman Davis in the ...

February 05, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Junior Achievement cites 3 leaders at Hall of Fame Gala

Every community needs its leaders, women and men who bring people together and make the wheels turn.

February 05, 2017 | Alexander Popp | Local


Anatomy of a marble plant’s move: ‘All options’ considered in Mincey future operations

For many, the Jan. 26 announcement may have come as a sudden surprise, but Mincey Marble's decision to move its operations away from its ...

February 05, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Area Mexicans sending less money home since Trump took office

Fear is returning to the heart of the predominantly Mexican business district in Gainesville.

February 05, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


ECHO Wellness fills renovated Flowery Branch building

Less than a mile separates the old and new locations of ECHO Wellness Center.

February 05, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | 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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