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Medicaid change could limit access to doctors With a Medicaid fee boost set to expire at the end of the year, health care professionals in Gainesville fear the effects will be seen the most with children.As part of the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid fees were increased to match Medicare for 2013 and 2
Gainesville Times | Dec 15, 2014 02:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Students work to raise awareness as medical amnesty law helps save lives If there’s life, there is hope.Such is the motto of the University of North Georgia chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, according to Jeremy Sharp, chapter president and North Georgia student.Students at the university have worked actively
Gainesville Times | Dec 15, 2014 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
State senator wants immunity for victims of human trafficking Read full story for latest details.
Gainesville Times | Dec 14, 2014 11:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Three men arrested on gun, drug charges A robbery investigation at a Hall County home led to three Gainesville men being arrested Saturday on drug and gun charges.The suspects are Terry Jerome Maddox, 28, of Gainesville; Gabriel Williams Jr., 27, of Gainesville; and Orlando Jasmine Maddox, 27,
Gainesville Times | Dec 14, 2014 6:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Local nonprofits need more volunteers The elderly need company, the hungry need food, the poor need affordable homes, but people in Hall County don’t have much time to help.Across the nation, people aren’t as generous with their time as they used to be.Last year, the volunteer rat
Gainesville Times | Dec 14, 2014 05:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Education, medicine top legislative priority lists for local leaders From teaching medicine to practicing medicine, education and health care are two key areas for Hall County’s delegation coming into the next legislative session.Representatives from the Georgia General Assembly met recently with officials from local
Gainesville Times | Dec 14, 2014 05:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Transportation funding at a crossroads yet again A slowing of state transportation projects getting contracts looks to start again next year, as uncertainty over future federal funding builds anew.In January, normally, the Georgia Department of Transportation would award contracts up to $100 million, th
Gainesville Times | Dec 14, 2014 05:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sergeant breaks record in effort to raise money for youth home Sgt. Greg Cochran of the Hall County Sheriff’s Office beat his own world record Saturday morning when he flipped a 555-pound tire 205 times.Set to the sounds of the cheering crowd that followed Cochran through the parking lot of Lowe’s hardwar
Gainesville Times | Dec 14, 2014 02:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Man taken to hospital after fire burns small North Hall home A man was taken to the hospital for possible smoke inhalation Saturday afternoon after his home on Clarks Bridge Road burned.Hall County Fire Services reported that firefighters got a call just before 1:30 p.m. and found an 800-1,000-square-foot wood fram
Gainesville Times | Dec 13, 2014 10:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Authorities find no trace of home invasion suspect Read full story for latest details.
Gainesville Times | Dec 13, 2014 9:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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