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Students ready for spring break travel Time to pack the cars and hit the roads — when school ends today, students in both the Gainesville and Hall County systems are on spring break.Sisters Julianna and Marimartin Towns are all packed and ready to head out the door early Saturday morning
Gainesville Times | Apr 4, 2014 04:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Residents briefed on lakefront tax moves Chris Slate didn’t exactly leave the meeting a happy camper.“I don’t think this was well publicized,” said the owner of Southern Realty in Gainesville. “I think a lot of people would have been out here if they had known this
Gainesville Times | Apr 4, 2014 04:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gainesville man acquitted of growing marijuana The attorney for a Gainesville man acquitted on charges of growing marijuana said it was much ado over bean sprouts and residue.“There’s a burnt-out piece of residue and a couple of little bean sprouts over there, and they want something out o
Gainesville Times | Apr 3, 2014 8:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Moore approved as new North Hall principal Jamey Moore was officially approved Thursday morning as North Hall High School’s next principal, and Matt Cox will join the Hall County school district’s facilities department.The personnel changes were voted on during a called meeting of the
Gainesville Times | Apr 3, 2014 1:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fire consumes boat in Lake Lanier cove; no victims found No one appears to have been hurt when a boat burned overnight on Lake Lanier, Hall Fire Services has reported.Fire crews responded at 6:08 a.m. to the Shoal Creek campground area on reports from a passing fisherman. They found a 20-foot cabin cruiser full
Gainesville Times | Apr 3, 2014 11:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rain tax: Gainesville looking at creating stormwater utility The city of Gainesville is considering how to pay for upgrades and replacements to aging stormwater infrastructure, which has resulted in flooding and sinkholes.In recent years, floods and sinkholes have closed streets and cost millions of dollars countyw
Gainesville Times | Apr 3, 2014 05:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Holocaust survivor shares experience with Lyman Hall students History was brought to life as Holocaust survivor Hershel Greenblat shared his story.Greenblat spoke to Lyman Hall Elementary fifth-grade students Wednesday about his family’s escape, first from the Nazis and then from communists.“We will go o
Gainesville Times | Apr 3, 2014 04:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Area teachers honored at Masters in Teaching program If you give a teacher a roomful of people who aren’t her students, she will still find a way to teach them.“It takes a lot of hot air to teach,” Brenau University professor Karen Henman said. “So who in here is qualified? Raise you
Gainesville Times | Apr 2, 2014 05:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gainesville man sentenced to 10 years in rape case A Gainesville man was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a Hall County judge after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a disabled person, according to the district attorney’s office.Ramon Morgan, 33, was indicted in June on charges of rape, aggravat
Gainesville Times | Apr 2, 2014 05:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cold weather fire safety tips With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:Fireplaces•Use only seasoned hardwood. Soft, moist wood accelerates creosote buildup.•
Gainesville Times | Jan 5, 2014 7:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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