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House passes bill giving Hope Scholarship recipients more credit for science, math ATLANTA — The Georgia House has approved a bill giving Hope Scholarship recipients more credit for science, technology, engineering and math courses.Rep. Jan Jones, R-Milton, says the change will encourage students to take such classes and pursue jo
Gainesville Times | Feb 4, 2016 12:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hall offers plenty of places to spend Super Bowl Sunday Whether you’re a fan of the Carolina Panthers or the Denver Broncos or you just love those quirky commercials, there are a number of places to watch Super Bowl 50 this Sunday.Those who want to head to downtown Gainesville to watch the big game can c
Gainesville Times | Feb 4, 2016 12:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hall County crews restoring log cabin for Cherokee Bluffs Park Piece by piece, officials with Hall County Parks and Leisure are rebuilding a historic log cabin home dating back to the 1840s as an educational tool for local children and tourist attraction.The cabin, which once belonged to Col. James Roberts, was disma
Gainesville Times | Feb 4, 2016 12:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Longtime local Mark Trail cartoonist Jack Elrod dies Jack Elrod Jr., a Gainesville native who spent 64 years working on the nationally syndicated outdoor comic “Mark Trail,” died Wednesday. He was 91.Elrod began his time with the comic strip alongside its creator, fellow Gainesville native Ed Do
Gainesville Times | Feb 3, 2016 9:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
House passes bill giving more Hope Scholarship credit for science, math Read full story for latest details.
Gainesville Times | Feb 3, 2016 7:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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State EPD: Glades Reservoir not needed for water supply Georgia no longer requires the proposed Glades Reservoir in North Hall County to meet the state’s water supply needs through 2050, according to the state Environmental Protection Division.However, a door has been left open for the reservoir to be de
Gainesville Times | Feb 3, 2016 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Forsyth deputies fire at suspect, say they found meth, cash in car Shots were fired by law enforcement personnel during a traffic stop Tuesday night in north Forsyth that resulted in the man’s arrest and the seizure of drugs and money, though no one was injured.The incident occurred just before 10 p.m. at Jot Em Do
Gainesville Times | Feb 3, 2016 12:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Expo to focus on educating women about heart disease The No. 1 killer of women in this country is called “the silent killer.”Most women don’t notice the symptoms until it’s too late.But heart disease can be prevented, and the American Heart Association wants women to know what they c
Gainesville Times | Feb 3, 2016 03:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Will White replacing Dick Valentine as United Community Bank leader United Community Bank has announced longtime Gainesville banker Will White will succeed veteran banking leader Dick Valentine when he retires from his role as regional president and CEO in March. In his new role, White will be CEO of the Gainesville and H
Gainesville Times | Feb 3, 2016 03:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Venue at Friendship Springs construction progressing in South Hall Steel is up at The Venue at Friendship Springs after the project got behind in October when a record 20 inches of rain fell in a 30-day period and another 16 inches came in by year’s end, according to the developer.“The rain just hammered us,
Gainesville Times | Feb 3, 2016 03:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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