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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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1 hr ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

Ice Bucket Challenge comes to downtown Gainesville

The Ice Bucket Challenge, that ALS fund-raiser that has almost taken over social media in the U.S., showed up in downtown Gainesville Wednesday.

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4 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

Gainesville man dies following Tuesday morning car crash

One day after a traffic accident in the Clermont area, an 80-year-old Gainesville man has died, apparently from injuries he suffered in the single vehicle crash.

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7 hrs ago | The Times

Seasonal factors drive Gainesville jobless rate to 7 percent

The unemployment rate in metro Gainesville for July rose to 7 percent, up six-tenths of a percentage point from 6.4 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today.

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10 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

Diesel fuel leak blocks Dawsonville Hwy.

The Georgia Department of Transportation is assessing a problem with a diesel spill on Dawsonville Highway at Sardis Road west of Gainesville.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Hall Gop HQ opening Tuesday

The Hall County Republican Party will celebrate the opening of its new headquarters Tuesday.

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The Washington Post

Cincinnati Archdiocese freezes Catholic school donations to a ice bucket challengea charity

Brenau University's Makenzi Wooten, left, drenches Kaylynn Samples as they take the ALS ice bucket challenge at the school's amphitheater in Gainesville, Ga.

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WTVC

2 Charged for Throwing Rocks Over Interstate Overpasses in Georgia

Police in Gainesville, Georgia say they suspect that men on a freeway overpass tossed rocks weighing up to 25 pounds onto cars traveling on Interstate 985, severely damaging at least two vehicles.

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The Times

4 men charged after vehicles damaged by rocks

Four Gainesville men have been charged in the incident, with two of them arrested so far, according to a news release from the Gainesville Police Department.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Gainesville VFW Auxiliary to host horseless rodeo

The Ladies Auxiliary for Veterans of Foreign War Post 8452, Gainesville, will be hosting a horseless rodeo Saturday Sept.

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The Times

State GOP responds to racial discrimination suit

The Georgia Republican Party and its chairman, John Padgett, filed their response Tuesday in the racial discrimination suit filed by a Gainesville woman.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Times

Suspect faces additional charges in shooting of 2 women

The Gainesville man charged in the shooting of two women Friday at Atlanta Street Apartments in Gainesville is facing additional charges.

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The Times

Vogel turns out Democrats in Gainesville

Area Democrats gathered at the Gainesville Convention Center on Tuesday night to welcome and support U.S. Ninth Congressional District candidate David Vogel.

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The Times

Eyes on the road: Gainesville hopes to restart its tree project

Gainesville hopes to restart efforts to plant 180 trees at three Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" plan tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.

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The Times

Gainesville council deadlocks on water rate increase

Gainesville City Council is deadlocked on whether to raise water rates 1 percent after a 3-3 vote Tuesday night.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

10 arrests in two separate Hall drug raids

Ten people were arrested Monday in two separate raids by Hall County drug agents.

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CBS Atlanta

Inspection: Brakes functional on runaway Ga. car

Investigators say the brakes were functioning properly on a car that rolled out of a driveway and hit four children in Hall County, but there's no indication the emergency brake was applied at the time of the accident.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Section of Prior St. on Brenau campus to close most of Wed.

A section of Prior Street which runs through the Brenau University campus will be closed most of the day Wednesday which is "move-in" day for students.

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The Times

Storm causes minor damage in area

The intersection of Washington and Main streets in Gainesville will be closed until around midnight due to a downed power pole, Gainesville Fire Department spokesman Keith Smith said.

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The Times

The Local Agenda: Gainesville to cast 1st vote on water rates increase

Gainesville City Council will meet today to cast a first vote on whether to raise water rates 1 percent next year.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Times

Brenau University takes on ice bucket challenge

Brenau University competitive cheerleader Haley Ashley, left, dumps a bucket of ice water on Hannah Mitchell while Craigan Mitchell, right, gets splattered with the cold water Monday evening at the school's amphitheater in Gainesville.

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