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Tickets for GHSTucker semifinal for sale TuesdayFriday at GHS
Tickets are set to go on sale for Gainesville football's Class AAAAA semifinal game against Tucker on Friday in Clarkston.
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Finishing touches going in at Brenau Downtown Center
Brenau University President Ed Schrader stood among the construction of the Brenau Downtown Center as workers continued to place the final touches of a renovation that's been nearly nine months in the making.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Gainesville to plant trees to offset utility project
Gainesville is looking to plant 180 trees at three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" effort tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.
Belle of the Ball to be crowned Dec. 14 at annual Charity Ball
The Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County will host its annual Charity Ball Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Chattahoochee Country Club in Gainesville.
Red Cross to hold Holiday Open House in Gainesville
The Northeast Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross is hosting a Holiday Open House on December 11. The event is open to the public and will be held from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. at the chapter office located at 675 White Sulphur Rd. Lanier Medical Park, Gainesville.
Franklin "Wayne" Lisle was called to his Heavenly home 11/30/2013. Most recently, he had resided in Jefferson and Gainesville.
Gainesville woman parting with angel collection to raise money for church
Dodd will set up a display with her collection inside the Protein Products building, 454 Green St. Money raised through the sale of the angels will be donated to Grace Episcopal Church in memory of her daughter, Holly Rand Johnston, and also to the historical society.
High school scoreboard: Dec. 2
Sydney Cleveland tallied 28 points for North Hall in a 73-41 win against Lakeview Academy on Monday in Gainesville.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Taxes top of Gainesville Schools' priority list for legislative session
The next superintendent will replace Merrianne Dyer, who has announced she will retire at the end of this current school year.
The Local Agenda: Gainesville City Council to take 2nd vote on guns in parks
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.
Tax distribution tops Gainesville schools legislative wish list
The next Gainesville superintendent will replace Merrianne Dyer, who has announced she will retire at the end of this current school year.
Detention facility in Gainesville to close
The private owner of a downtown Gainesville detention center has announced plans to close the facility before the end of the year.
Gainesville, GMA seeking donations for annual motorcade
The City of Gainesville and the Georgia Municipal Association are combining efforts and seeking donations for the 55th annual Mayor's Motorcade.
Florida State fan threatens Florida fans with machete
A Florida State fan who celebrated his team's victory over the weekend by threatening people at a Gainesville bar with a machete was arrested on charges of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Guns in parks: Residents' views on mixed topic
Gainesville City Council recently updated its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Holiday travel relatively quiet: 1 death locally, 12 statewide in wrecks
Daniel Ray Murray, 27, of Baldwin, was killed in a one-vehicle accident Saturday at Joe Chandler Road and Hawkins Road, the Georgia State Patrol reported.
Jeweler's watch award tradition will live on
When Gem Jewelry Co. owner Marvin Orenstein died last December, his daughters said they were unsure of the business's future, prompting many to wonder who might carry on the tradition of gifting football players at every high school in the county with a shiny new timepiece.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Wreaths Across America returns next month
Wreaths Across America is returning to Gainesville next month. The General James Longstreet Chapter 46 in Gainesville will sponsor a ceremony at Alta Vista Cemetery at 11:30 Saturday, December 14. "It is an honor to be part of such a wonderful tradition that works to ensure our veterans and their families are remembered," said an email from the ... (more)
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Love Light celebrates 34 years of donations
Love Light Tree Lighting Celebration What: Ornaments represent donations people have made to Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center in remembrance of loved ones who have passed away.