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$1.8 million Lake Knickerbocker dam work awaits federal approval

A long-awaited project to stabilize the earthen dam at Lake Knickerbocker could begin in three to four months, an official with the Gainesville Department of Water Resources said.

May 08, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Moonshine music, arts festival may relocate to Braselton racing venue

The Moonshine Music and Arts Festival, an annual summer event drawing thousands of people, is making plans to relocate to Hall County.

May 08, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


86-bed assisted living complex proposed on busy McEver Road

Gainesville planning officials will take a detailed look Tuesday at a proposed 86-bed assisted living facility on busy McEver Road not far from an apartment complex and the Free Chapel Worship Center.

May 08, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Jaemor expects to harvest 70 percent of peaches after ‘roller coaster’ weather

From cold snaps to drenching rains, the past few months have presented more than a few challenges for Jaemor Farms in Lula.

May 08, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


University of North Georgia holds graduation

The University of North Georgia held graduation Sunday afternoon at the school's Gainesville campus for the College of Education; College of Health Sciences & Professions; University College; and Mike Cottrell College of Business.

May 07, 2017 | Times staff reports | Local


880-home development goes before Gainesville planning board Tuesday

With its dense woods and quiet, except for sounds of nature, it seems this Lake Lanier peninsula is miles from city lights and noise.

May 07, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Gainesville High students motivated in kickoff of summer leadership program

Deshaun Watson's extraordinary rise from Gainesville High School to first-round NFL pick of the Houston Texans became a motivational tool Sunday afternoon for 100-plus students at his former campus.

May 07, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Brenau signs contract with third Chinese college

More students will be arriving from China over the next few years to study five different majors at Brenau University, the result of a contract recently signed by Brenau President Ed Schrader with a third college in China.

May 07, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Result of 2016 election has energized both sides of political divide

Volunteers pulled out chairs to seat the growing audience of Republicans filing into the Spout Springs Library on Monday.

May 07, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Three Romanian sisters reunite — but were in North Ga. the whole time

Amy Damera had a few names but no answers about her family before adoption.

May 07, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Area Latinos still seeking political clout despite growing numbers

There's no doubt in the mind of Alejandro Oropeza that Gainesville will have a Latino mayor within the next 20 years.

May 07, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Hall County schools' gifted program inspires achievement with innovation

Hall County's efforts to provide more creative and challenging education for all students started with a lunch meeting more than a decade ago.

May 07, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Smokin' new home: Longtime Oakwood barbecue eatery shifts locations

It was a bittersweet moment for Wayne Vaughan when the old building off Atlanta Highway and Poplar Springs Road in Oakwood was taken down.

May 06, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Children get a healthy dose of fitness fun at Healthy Kids Day

Families crowded Laurel Park to promote healthy lifestyles Saturday morning as part of the 26th annual Healthy Kids Day, organized by the YMCA and the Hall County school system.

May 06, 2017 | Katie Tiller | Local


Ducks dash despite drizzle, raise thousands for Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier

Rich Godbee of Lawrenceville was somewhat incredulous when he got a call from the chief executive officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier telling him he was the $10,000 grand prize winner of the Rubber Duck Derby.

May 06, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


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Flowery Branch model pursues career and education

Hannah Nelms is more than just a pretty face.

May 16, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


East Hall senior's premature birth inspires her plans after graduation

Shaliyah Williams beat her odds.

May 16, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Senior found his place at Lanier Christian Academy

Lex Parker was the new kid in his junior year at Lanier Christian Academy.

May 16, 2017 | | Local


Lakeview senior, skeet shooter looks toward 2020 Olympics

Samantha Simonton dreams of standing on the highest podium with a medal around her neck at the 2020 Olympic Games, listening to "The Star-Spangled Banner ...

May 16, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


West Hall senior presses pause on education, plans mission trip

Catherine Webb thought she had her whole life figured out.

May 16, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Lower taxes, higher pay raises included in proposed Hall schools budget

Taxpayers could see slightly lower school tax bills next year while providing for 2.5 percent pay raises for all Hall County school employees if ...

May 15, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Man says church outburst was free speech

ATLANTA - After David Justin Freeman raised his hand, he decided to give one finger.

May 15, 2017 | Nick Watson | Local


Property taxes would go up in proposed Gainesville schools budget

Some city property owners would see a tax increase in a fiscal year 2018 budget proposal presented Monday to the Gainesville school board.

May 15, 2017 | Carlos Galarza | Local


Developer considers housing for either active adults or millennials in Oakwood

A surging residential area in Oakwood could be prime for more homes - up to 131 proposed off McEver Road between Old Flowery Branch Road and ...

May 15, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Local


Council votes to remove Dawsonville mayor

May 15, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Local


Number of snakebites rising in North Georgia

Half of Georgia's 55 hospital-reported snakebites this year have been in metro Atlanta and North Georgia.

May 15, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Local


Ga. Supreme Court upholds law on terroristic threats after challenge from Hall student

A law on terroristic threats has been upheld by the Georgia Supreme Court after a challenge from a Hall County student accused of threatening a ...

May 15, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Local


Home-schooled senior builds on musical talents

Savannah Cantrell has been home-schooled her entire life.

May 15, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Local


Riverside graduate aims for career in logistics

Derek Ferguson's next step in his education will allow him to chase two of his passions: lacrosse and a career in logistics.

May 15, 2017 | Clark Leonard | 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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