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Halls population boom to 300K by 2040 brings challenges If the Atlanta Regional Commission’s projections come true, Hall County’s population will grow dramatically over the next 25 years.The predicted demographic changes will have a major impact on key employment sectors, new commercial and residen
Gainesville Times | Apr 30, 2016 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Volunteers' helping hands keep the paddles moving at USA team trials A major month of events is underway at the Lake Lanier Olympic Park, starting with the U.S. canoe and kayak team trials that began Friday.And each event requires a variety of volunteers to make sure everything is well-done.But it’s the biggest compe
Gainesville Times | Apr 30, 2016 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Buford man seeks immunity from charges in South Hall shooting A Buford man charged with shooting another man in his leg and jaw last year is seeking immunity, claiming he was justified to do so.Geoffrey Mack, 65, is accused of aggravated assault, aggravated battery, false imprisonment and reckless conduct related to
Gainesville Times | Apr 30, 2016 01:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UGA students seek solace, mourn 4 lost in crash One of two survivors of a car crash that killed four University of Georgia students earlier this week remained in critical condition Friday, a hospital spokesman said.Students prayed, wept and consoled one another on the Athens campus. The hashtag #Georgi
Gainesville Times | Apr 30, 2016 12:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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No obvious signs of trauma on body recovered from Lake Lanier A man whose body was pulled from Lake Lanier on Thursday afternoon had no obvious signs of trauma, authorities said.Jason Blalock, 37, of Buford, was last seen Saturday at a party near Sunset Cove on Lake Lanier before his body was recovered by authoritie
Gainesville Times | Apr 30, 2016 12:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Brainstorming sessions on Enota elementary move set for Saturday Gainesville City Schools will host two community “brainstorming” meetings at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy on Saturday morning to hear comments about the elementary school’s move.The Enota school is in a 60-year-old building at 13
Gainesville Times | Apr 29, 2016 8:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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North Hall High hosts open house in new performing arts center The newest halls at North Hall High School buzzed with excitement Thursday evening, as the school held an open house in its new performing arts center.Hundreds of students, faculty and families filled the halls, taking tours from band, theater and chorus
Gainesville Times | Apr 29, 2016 03:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Gainesville schools budget proposal includes pay increase for all employees Gainesville City Schools’ proposed budget includes a 3 percent pay increase for all employees.The school system would spend about $68.1 million, and use about $1.7 million in reserve funds, if the proposal is approved.The city board of education hea
Gainesville Times | Apr 28, 2016 11:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Possible retaining wall, its cost outlined for Enota garden Maintaining most of the garden at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy could require a retaining wall to shield it from construction of a new school, and that would cost an estimated $132,000.That possibility was described at a meeting Thursday afternoon
Gainesville Times | Apr 28, 2016 11:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Body of missing firefighter found in Lake Lanier Hall County authorities discovered the body of a missing DeKalb County firefighter on Thursday, authorities said.Jason Blalock, 37, of Buford, was last seen Saturday at a party near Sunset Cove at Lake Lanier.“At some point in the evening, his frien
Gainesville Times | Apr 28, 2016 9:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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