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Hall County Sheriffs office awarded state certification Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch and Hall County Commission Chairman Richard Mecum received the sheriff office’s state certification Thursday night, placing it with 107 other law enforcement agencies.Certification required compliance with more than
Gainesville Times | Aug 28, 2015 11:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rabid raccoon found in North Hall; second positive case this week The second confirmed case this week of rabies and fifth for 2015 came from a rabid raccoon found in North Hall.A dog made contact with the raccoon near Hardy Road. On Friday, Hall County Animal Control said the raccoon tested positive for rabies.Anyone no
Gainesville Times | Aug 28, 2015 11:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Man with backpack disrupts racial profiling discussion at church An event bringing together community members with law enforcement was interrupted Thursday night when a man stood up and grabbed a backpack, prompting Gainesville Police Chief Carol Martin and other law officers to jump up from the table.Following nearly
Gainesville Times | Aug 28, 2015 02:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Residents ready for U.S. 129 widening in East Hall Ronald and Margaret Gee of Talmo didn’t hold back their opinions of the planned widening of U.S. 129/Athens Highway in East Hall County.“We have been waiting on this for years,” Margaret Gee said, followed by a quick “I wish they&r
Gainesville Times | Aug 28, 2015 12:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hall approves funding for Olympic Venue, fireworks ordinance The Hall County Board of Commissioners on Thursday approved the allocation of $300,000 in special purpose local option sales tax revenue, or SPLOST VII, for renovations to the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue.Venue Manager Morgan House said the funds would be sp
Gainesville Times | Aug 27, 2015 11:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ask The Times: Multiple criteria determine traffic signal locations What are the criteria for traffic signals? One was recently installed on Thompson Bridge Road where Wal-Mart was built, but there’s not one on Limestone Parkway by J&J Foods.There are a few criteria the Georgia Department of Transportation evalu
Gainesville Times | Aug 27, 2015 10:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Trash trap for Flat Creek aims to improve water quality Gainesville and Hall County are looking to partner on purchasing a litter trap for Flat Creek, one of the most polluted streams in the region, in an effort to improve water quality and spare Lake Lanier a growing mess. “It’s just incredi
Gainesville Times | Aug 27, 2015 10:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Grand jury indicts Forsyth kidnapping suspect who tried to swim away Read full story for latest details.
Gainesville Times | Aug 27, 2015 10:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Metro Gainesville unemployment inches up in July Metro Gainesville’s unemployment rate for July was 5.5 percent, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 5.3 percent in June, according to the Georgia Department of Labor. It was still the lowest rate among the state’s metro areas and consider
Gainesville Times | Aug 27, 2015 9:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Three accused in taxi driver slaying plead guilty, avoid murder charge Three of five people previously accused of attempting to rob a taxi driver and fatally shooting him pleaded guilty today and will not be prosecuted for felony murder.Nicholas Allen Gonzalez, 24, Justin John Adams, 22, and Ignacio Mondragon, 21, all of Gai
Gainesville Times | Aug 27, 2015 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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