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Ask the Times: Texting and driving is hard charge to mark Question: Does local law enforcement actually enforce that ban on texting while driving?Gaines­­ville Police Deputy Chief Jay Parrish said that since the law outlawing texting and driving went into effect, 149 total citations have been written by
Gainesville Times | Oct 2, 2015 03:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Junior League thrift sale begins with double-price event Hundreds of chairs, dozens of sofas, countless boxes of clothing and piles of knick-knacks and necessities, from televisions and toasters to Christmas stockings and coasters, can all be purchased at the Gainesville Civic Center this weekend.The Junior Lea
Gainesville Times | Oct 2, 2015 03:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brenau homecoming parade set for Saturday Brenau University’s homecoming parade will begin circling the “Brenau Mile” at 4 p.m. Saturday.The public event will lead to road closures along Academy Street, Boulevard, Spring Street, Perry Street and Prior Street from 3:45-4:45 p.m.A
Gainesville Times | Oct 2, 2015 12:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sheriffs Office kicks off health initiative in schools The tire-flipping Hall County Sheriff’s Office sergeant and fellow law enforcement are leading an effort of healthier choices for school children.The initiative kicked off Tuesday for the 2015-16 school year with the “Healthy Heroes Program&rd
Gainesville Times | Oct 2, 2015 12:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Burn ban lifted in Hall County As of Thursday, Hall County residents can again burn yard debris with proper permits.Residential burn permits allow residents to burn leaves and tree limbs no bigger than 3 inches in diameter. Call 770-536-2442 and follow the automated instructions to get
Gainesville Times | Oct 2, 2015 12:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Health Expo offers free screenings, focus on older residents Next week’s ninth annual HealthSmart Interactive Health & Wellness expo will focus on the older population of Hall County. It will include free health screenings, seminars and free shuttle service to and from the expo.The event is scheduled for
Gainesville Times | Oct 1, 2015 11:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Norman honored for efforts against domestic violence Hall County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Jason Bailes recalled one of the closest calls for Deputy Matthew Norman and others responding to a domestic dispute in the county.“The next call I thought I was going to hear was ‘shots fired,’&rd
Gainesville Times | Oct 1, 2015 11:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Options available to those who dont receive tag renewal notice Delays in mailing motor vehicle tag renewal notices for those drivers with October birthdays finally got some explanation late this week.Hall County pays the state Department of Revenue to mail tag renewal notices, budgeting about $61,200 for 207,283 rene
Gainesville Times | Oct 1, 2015 9:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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9 proposals to improve downtown Gainesville A new concept plan for downtown Gainesville focuses on the area’s potential and how it can meet the desires of millennials and Generation Xers between the ages of 20 and 44.Major proposals in the plan, which will be published online later this month
Gainesville Times | Oct 1, 2015 6:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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10 local tradesmen honored during Master Craftsmen event In partnership with Lanier Technical College on Thursday, officials honored 10 skilled tradesmen from around the county who, according to Hall County School District Superintendent Will Schofield, “get up every day, get the job done and teach the ne
Gainesville Times | Oct 1, 2015 6:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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