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Gainesville, Georgia is located in Hall County. Zip codes in Gainesville, GA include 30507, 30501, and 30506. The median home price in Gainesville is $249,000 which is roughly $88/per square foot. More Gainesville information.

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3 hrs ago | The Times

Gainesville apartment fire displaces three people

An adult and two children were displaced Tuesday by a fire at the Atlanta Street Apartments in Gainesville, according to the city fire department.

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4 hrs ago | Forsyth County News

Cumming woman snared in $100,000 meth bust

After showing up with a kilogram of methamphetamine at a pre-determined location, according to authorities, a Cumming woman was arrested Thursday and charged with methamphetamine trafficking. Denny Santana-Bernal, 24, was arrested on the 2800 block of Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville by Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad agents.

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9 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

Gainesville, Hall schools among those in area on GDOEs list of 2014 Reward Schools

"The schools...represent some of the finest efforts being put forth in Georgia education,' State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge, above, said. ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Education Tuesday released its 2014 Reward Schools, designated as part of the state's waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act .

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19 hrs ago | The Times

Orchestra, musicians hit sour note on contract talks

Kathy Amos of Gainesville has always been drawn to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra because the music it has produced "does something for my soul." "Without the opportunity of not being able to see symphony, experience it live, watch the musicians, then I and a whole lot of other people are going to be the much poorer for it," said Amos, executive director of Brenau University's Center for Lifetime Study.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Times

UNG counselors discuss mental illness, marijuana at forum

Kel Lee Cutrell, associate director of counseling services at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus, speaks at a forum Monday about the historical inhumane treatment of the mentally ill. After being struck by a patient at the Central State Hospital, Kel Lee Cutrell knew there was only one correct response: a hug.

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The Times

DOT names top engineer in Northeast Georgia

The Georgia Department of Transportation has named a new district engineer for the 21-county Northeast Georgia District 1, which includes Hall. Brent Cook, assistant district engineer since 2013, will take over duties Tuesday from Bayne Smith, who now serves as the DOT's director of field services.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Power outage reported along Clarks Bridge Rd. in Gainesville

A power outage has been reported in a portion of Gainesville, predominately along Clarkes Bridge Road near the intersection with Limestone Parkway.

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The Times

Johnny Vardeman

That stretch of road from Jesse Jewell Parkway to Chicopee today is primarily businesses operated by or catering to the Hispanic population, which settled in nearby neighborhoods the last few decades. Several churches along Atlanta Highway converted into mostly Hispanic congregations.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

White Co. bass club hosts Fishing For Our Firefighters tournament

Mike Meaders two sons love to fish. Some of their best memories involve time spent with their dad, hoping for just one more bite.

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The Times

Natural dog treats company starts operating in Gainesville

Employees work Friday at Big Creek Foods, a gourmet pet treat manufacturer that recently opened on White Sulphur Road in Gainesville. When it comes to its new Gainesville business, the Gay family hopes it's a dog-eat-healthy-treats world.

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The Times

Women to stand strong at DIVINE conference

Hundreds of women together are set to share their laughter, tears, problems and solutions while listening to life-changing messages in one week's time. The DIVINE Women's Conference "Boots on the Ground" will be Sept.

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The Times

Natural dog treats company starts operating in Gainesville

Employees work Friday at Big Creek Foods, a gourmet pet treat manufacturer that recently opened on White Sulphur Road in Gainesville. When it comes to its new Gainesville business, the Gay family hopes it's a dog-eat-healthy-treats world.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Gainesville women's group remembers anniversary of National Anthem

Saturday marks 200 years since the writing of Francis Scott Key's "Star Spangled Banner," a song that would later become America's National Anthem. Friday the Gainesville Phoenix Woman's Club celebrated the occasion by bringing together the Johnson High School Marching Band and the Gainesville High School Crimson Chorus to perform the song in downtown Gainesville.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Annual Empty Bowl Lunch to honor memory of supporter Mike Banks

One in five Georgians are food insecure, meaning they don't always know where they will find their next meal. And, one in four children live in a food insecure household.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

HCLS hosting another Ghost Hunting 101 session and a Ghost Hunt

The Southeastern Institute of Paranormal Research and the Hall County Library System will host an evening of "spirited" education about all things ethereal Oct. 4. After the two-hour class that begins at 5:30 and a bit of refreshments, the group will seek the spirit that is/are said to haunt the library's main branch in downtown Gainesville. Organizers say that during the first Ghost Hunt in June there were several "encounters."

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The Times

Colleges seek to answer health industry needs

Giving Georgia residents the means to meet those demands was the theme of a meeting Thursday at the University of North Georgia Gainesville campus. It was the ninth of 13 planned meetings on the Governor's High Demand Career Initiative for Healthcare in which representatives of educational institutions and state government heard from health industry recruiters and human resource professionals.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Times

Mobile home park stabbing victim ID'd, recovering

Castulo Zepeta, 42, of Gainesville, was found at the Marlow Drive Mobile Home Park around 6 p.m. that day, following a report of a person "covered in blood carrying a machete," according to a Hall County Sheriff's Office incident report. Zepeta was bleeding heavily but conscious and alert when he was transferred to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment, Hall County Sheriff's Office Deputy Chad Mann said at the time of the incident.

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The Times

Children in stable condition after Gainesville car accident

Seven people were involved in a two-vehicle accident on Pearl Nix Parkway this afternoon, but all are stable and have been transported for nonemergency treatment, said Gainesville Fire Department public information officer Keith Smith. The Gainesville fire department and Hall County emergency medical services responded to the scene around 4 p.m. today on Pearl Nix Parkway near the Captain D's restaurant.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Gainesville water customers could have service interrupted for improvements

Water customers in Gainesville could see a service interruption next week as crews work on water main improvements. According a release from Shina Shubert with the Gainesville Public Utilities Department, services will be interrupted on September 15 for customers on Friendship Rd. in an area from Williams Rd. to Maple Valley Dr from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. That includes Friendship Farm Subdivision.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Hall Commissioners divided over Olympic Venue partnership

A divided Hall County Commission voted 3-2 Thursday morning to approve the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue lease agreement. The cost of joining with the City of Gainesville in the inter-governmental agreement is $150,000 for Hall County.

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