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Mixed-used development with 359 homes proposed across from West Hall High  Gainesville Times

A 62-acre, mixed-use development, including 359 homes, is proposed across from West Hall High School off McEver Road. Rosewood Active Adult ...

Shawana Harrison named West Hall girls basketball coach  Gainesville Times

Shawana Harrison is eager to get to work as the new girls basketball coach at West Hall High. She won't have long to wait. After being announced as the new ...

Watch video live from Times Sports Media Day  Gainesville Times

High school football coaches and players from 10 teams in Hall County discuss the upcoming season with Times sports staff.

How many homes Hall housing boom is bringing to county  Gainesville Times

That hammering noise you hear down the street may be home building in Hall County — and quite possibly the start of a residential boom not seen since before ...

Development, reduced to 255 homes, gets Oakwood City Council approval  Gainesville Times

An ever-changing proposed subdivision across from West Hall High School off McEver Road continued to evolve on Monday, March 12. What was rolled out in ...

Student cottages approved near UNG campus in Oakwood  Gainesville Times

They aren't dormitories, but 18 cottages near the University of North Georgia in Oakwood could give students a home within walking distance of the campus.

What's planned for Oakwood property that's been vacant more than 50 years  Gainesville Times

A once “viable farm” that has sat unused and vacant for 50 years is now being eyed as part of 128-home subdivision proposed off Atlanta Highway near ...

This new program is preparing Hall students for careers in local industries  Gainesville Times

Joel Grace has moved around some in the last few years, from Alabama to West Hall High School in Oakwood, and now finds himself at the Lanier College ...

How patients were left stranded by Oakwood clinic's closure  Gainesville Times

Guilford Immediate Care office manager Christie Conner said her staff had no idea former Oakwood Medical Clinic patients were being referred until the phones ...

Oakwood planners OK 295-home development, but want more site plan details  Gainesville Times

A proposed 295-home development across from West Hall High School off McEver Road was recommended for approval by the Oakwood Planning ...

Mimosas in the morning? Oakwood joins other cities on 'brunch bill' vote  Gainesville Times

Should Oakwood bump alcohol sales an hour and a half earlier on Sundays? Voters will decide this fall after a city council vote on Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Hall County 2018-19 Teachers of the Year  Gainesville Times

Hall County Teachers of the Year share what they love about teaching.

Former Georgia basketball player turned HS coach accused of inappropriate relationship with student  USA TODAY High School Sports

HALL COUNTY, Ga. — A West Hall High School (Oakwood, Ga.) basketball coach has been dismissed after being accused of having an inappropriate ...

John Ford stepping down as Buford's football coach after 2 seasons  Gainesville Times

After only two seasons, John Ford has resigned from his position as head football coach at Buford High.

350-home development being considered in Flowery Branch  Gainesville Times

A 350-home subdivision off Gainesville Street and McEver Road in Flowery Branch is being considered, potentially adding to the bevy of homes either being ...

Hall Area Transit may lose $548K in federal funding with 2020 census  Gainesville Times

Hall Area Transit could find itself in a serious funding hole in a few years, after the 2020 census likely shows Hall County's population topping 200000.

Game of the week: North Hall, Chestatee meet for 18th consecutive year  Gainesville Times

The War Eagles and Trojans both look to start strong in the first week of the 2018 high school football season.

Steady rain keeping Lake Lanier at full pool  Gainesville Times

Lake Lanier has barely budged from full pool all summer as steady rainfall continues — a stark contrast with recent history. In the past two days, the Gainesville ...

Johnson beats Oglethorpe County, 38-0, snaps 24-game losing skid  Gainesville Times

The Johnson High football program snapped a 24-game losing skid, beating Oglethorpe County 38-0 on Friday in Lexington.

High school football: Riverside Military upsets Commerce 20-19 on the road  Gainesville Times

The Riverside Military football program pulled a 20-19 upset of Commerce on Friday in Commerce.

High school basketball: Gainesville boys hold off Heritage, 102-86, to reach Class 6A state finals  Gainesville Times

The Gainesville High boys basketball team is heading back to the state championship game for the first time since 2013.

2 drivers charged with racing in Monday wreck that killed teen  Gainesville Times

A 17-year-old passenger was killed late Monday night in a wreck that authorities say stemmed from racing on Millside Parkway off Mundy Mill Road in ...

Gwinnett teen finds salvation in building overseas water plant

17-year-old Max DeCook's struggles with unruliness gave way to a new path — starting a business to provide *fresh* water to people out in Ghana.

Police warn about group seeking clothing donations  Gainesville Times

The plastic bags are now orange instead of pink, but they've hung on doorknobs of residences across Hall County in recent weeks asking for the same ...

College basketball: East Hall graduate named to Junior College All-Star Game  Gainesville Times

Mize is playing in Junior College All-Star Game on July 26 in Decatur.

Cherokee Bluff boys, girls basketball programs to hold meet and greet Sunday  Gainesville Times

Cherokee Bluff High boys basketball coach Benjie Wood will hold a meet and greet with prospective players at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Flowery Branch High ...

College softball: North Georgia locks up spot in Division II College World Series  Gainesville Times

University of North Georgia freshman Hobby Gregory was following the plan right on cue as she broke for the plate on a seventh-inning double steal Friday ...

More charges, lawsuit filed against fishing guide accused of fraud  Gainesville Times

Former fishing guide Shane Watson is back in Forsyth County Sheriff's Office custody after additional charges were filed against him for theft by deception, while ...

High school boys basketball: Gainesville, East Hall have high expectations for 2017-18  Gainesville Times

The Gainesville High boys basketball team enters this season with enormous expectations. Ranked No. 1 in Class 6A by both Score Atlanta and, ...

Driver in fatal crash denies racing  Gainesville Times

A witness told police he heard two cars revving side by side moments before one struck a tree, according to testimony Friday in Magistrate Court. Kevin A.

Spartan Uniform Project collects shoes as a fundraiser for band  Gainesville Times

West Hall High School band students have worn the same uniforms for 13 years. So this year, Band Director Katy Wilson and the Band Boosters are hosting the ...

High school tennis: Flowery Branch girls among teams looking to leave mark in region tournament play  Gainesville Times

Following a state quarterfinal loss last spring, Flowery Branch girls tennis coach Ginger Jackson already had high hopes for the Lady Falcons going into 2018.

Steve Pass, 66, still keeping pace with Peachtree Road Race tradition started in 1979  Gainesville Times

Just after sunrise Wednesday, Steve Pass will be right where he always is on Independence Day.

Friends say teen killed in wreck was humble, kind and had 'biggest heart of anybody'  Gainesville Times

Jakeline Castillo began to panic when her father bolted from the house about 4 a.m. Tuesday, telling her to stay behind and go back to sleep. But little sleep was ...

Despite youth, North Hall wrestling team has built itself into a state champion  Gainesville Times

When David Nichols took over the North Hall High wrestling program in 2016, he knew the team was in for a rebuilding year. The Trojans had just finished ...

Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Most lures, methods working in early spring  Gainesville Times

Lake Lanier's water level remains almost full pool and is at 1,070.73, or .27 feet below the normal full pool of 1,071. Lake surface temperatures are in the mid- to ...

Newsmaker in business: New physicians Osorio, Wood join Longstreet Clinic  Gainesville Times

Longstreet Clinic has added two new physicians to its group.

Citizen journalist Nydia Tisdale appeals misdemeanor obstruction conviction, seeks new trial  Gainesville Times

Barely a month after she was sentenced to probation and community *service* for misdemeanor obstruction of an officer by the Dawson County Superior Court, ...

Gainesville falls to Alpharetta, 40-24, in opening round of playoffs  Gainesville Times

For the second year in a row, the Gainesville High football team's playoff run was cut significantly short.

Morgan House accepts leadership position with American Canoe Association  Gainesville Times

Morgan House has a very specific goal in mind with his new job: He wants to start stacking Summer Olympic Games races with US athletes.

National Signing Day 2016: P Anthony Lotti signs with Wisconsin  Bucky's 5th Quarter

For National Signing Day we are profiling each recruit that signs with Wisconsin, including punter Anthony Lotti from Oakwood, Ga.

Mark Teixeira to Honor Teenager's Fatal Struggle With Cancer  New York Times

The family of Brian Ernst, a 19-year-old who died in March, will be Mark Teixeira's guests at Yankee Stadium for the team's home opener Tuesday.

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