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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 $250,000 which is roughly $89/per square foot. More Gainesville information.

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1 hr ago | 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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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

1 hr ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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The Times

Gainesville shooting victims identified

The two women shot near the Atlanta Street Apartments Friday afternoon are identified in a police incident report as Angelene Hall, 25, and Sheena Mattox, 28. Mattox was believed to be in critical condition after being shot in the upper torso, with Hall being discharged the same day as the shooting, according to Northeast Georgia Medical Center ... (more)

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Houston Chronicle

Active recalls August 2014

Perdue, a Gainesville, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 15,306 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's FSIS announced August 12. 8-oz.

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The Times

Sinkholes have Georgia's attention

Georgia sinkholes may not spread to house-swallowing size - like ones that have opened up in Florida in recent years - but the Georgia Department of Transportation doesn't just dismiss them as random acts of nature.

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The Times

Driver services office has new manager

Adan Palacio, who spent 22 years in the U.S. Marines, has been named manager for the full service licensing center at 1010 Aviation Blvd., Gainesville, according to a news release from the department.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Times

University starts classes with new offerings at Gainesville campus

Hundreds of new freshmen descended Friday on the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega campus for Freshmen Move-In Day.

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The Times

Woman dies in accidental shooting in Helen

Helen police, meanwhile, plan to charge Glenn Patrick Lampien, 53, of Jasper, with involuntary manslaughter, according a news release from the department.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Lanier Village Estates raising money for injured Hall Co. firefighters

Lanier Village Estates has been raising money this month for the Hall County firefighters who were injured in a training accident last month - the effort sparked by the fact that it was Lanier Village that urged the county to purchase the truck involved in the accident.

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The Times

Georgia Mountain Food Bank looks for help from other sources

Kay Blackstock's pride in the building shows throughout her corner office, from the celebratory photos covering the walls to the shovel used in the groundbreaking ceremony.

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The Times

Johnny Vardeman

A mule-drawn wagon rides past Jake Sacks' store on the Gainesville square in 1942.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Times

Gainesville couple endures highs and lows of adoption

Steven and Jessica Garner, both 30, of Gainesville, stand by the crib they say will soon be filled with an adopted newborn.

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