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WomenSource hosts 7th annual Power of the Purse fundraiser For the seventh year, WomenSource played host to its annual Power of the Purse fundraiser, which celebrated women’s philanthropy Tuesday evening at the Chattahoochee Country Club.Power of the Purse included a vendor marketplace, dinner, raffle and f
Gainesville Times | Sep 10, 2014 03:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
$1.99 billion requested to fund state universities The University System of Georgia Board of Regents is requesting $1.99 billion for its 2016 budget and a separate $254.8 million for facilities.Board members approved the requests Tuesday during a meeting in Atlanta. Officials said the request will now go
Gainesville Times | Sep 10, 2014 03:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eyes on the Road: Oakwood to hold hearing on Stringer Road project Oakwood is holding its third of four required public hearings Thursday as part of an $800,000 road project related to M. Stringer Road at the King’s Hawaiian plant.The hearing is set for noon at City Hall, 4035 Walnut St., with officials set to disc
Gainesville Times | Sep 10, 2014 12:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gainesville crowd debates Common Core An English professor told a Gainesville audience Tuesday night that educators, including herself, were heavily involved in the development of Common Core standards but they also were “passionate” about their work.“Part of the reason we b
Gainesville Times | Sep 9, 2014 9:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Planned microbrewery a step closer to opening taps Pap Datta is one step closer to his dream of opening a microbrewery in Gainesville.The Planning and Appeals Board on Tuesday voted to support his request to rezone a brick warehouse along Maple Street, near Wild Wing Café, from general business to
Gainesville Times | Sep 9, 2014 8:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Valentines Day murder conviction appealed to Georgia Supreme Court The attorney for the go-between in a Valentine’s Day murder-for-hire scheme argued for an appeal Monday on the grounds of unlawfully obtained and unsuppressed phone records.Lynitra McKale Ross, of Austell, was convicted in May 2012 for her connectio
Gainesville Times | Sep 9, 2014 05:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Michelle Obama stumps for Nunn in US Senate race ATLANTA — First lady Michelle Obama debuted on the 2014 campaign trail Monday in Georgia, where Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is working to pick up a key seat for Democrats.The open Senate seat is a critical battleground in the national fight for c
Gainesville Times | Sep 9, 2014 05:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US Senate candidates spar over immigration Politics appear to be at the heart of President Barack Obama’s decision last week to delay unspecified executive action on immigration until after the November mid-term elections.Republican opposition and Democratic pushback helped force Obama&rsquo
Gainesville Times | Sep 9, 2014 04:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hall looks to buy new firetruck The Hall County Board of Commissioners is set to approve about $1 million in spending on Thursday for the purchase of a new firetruck with an aerial platform.During a training exercise in July, firefighters TJ Elliott, Stephen Jackson and Will Griffin wer
Gainesville Times | Sep 9, 2014 01:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hall debates regulations as officials work through business license code changes The Hall County Board of Commissioners is still considering revisions to the business license code months after changes were first proposed.Business License Director Susan Rector presented several changes to the board Monday, but a few sticking points rem
Gainesville Times | Sep 9, 2014 01:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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