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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 $249,900 which is roughly $86/per square foot. More Gainesville information.

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36 min ago | The Times

Chance of showers may break summer pattern

Jet Beatty, 2, swings Wednesday as mother Karisa watches at Wilshire Trails Park.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Landfill fire still smoldering; cause unknown

The landfill fire that kept Gainesville and Hall County firefighters busy for several hours Sunday was still smoldering and creating some smoke Tuesday.

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The Times

Gainesville woman sues Ga. GOP alleging discrimination

A Gainesville woman who served as executive assistant to the chairman of the Georgia Republican Party has filed a federal lawsuit claiming race discrimination.

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The Times

Eyes on the Road: Future roads might accommodate pedestrians, bicyclists

Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown said he would like to see area road planners consider more than just adding asphalt in future road-widening projects.

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The Times

Test scores show strength in reading, English

The best test scores for Hall County and Gainesville schools were in reading and English/language arts, while the lowest were in math, science and social studies.

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The Times

Groups build therapy room for Gainesville girl

Callie Truelove, 11, of Gainesville was born with Williams syndrome, which causes heart trouble.

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The Times

Hall County: Former jailer's record mixed

Records show a Hall County jail sergeant fired for allegedly punching an inmate in June had been transferred to the jail shortly after a two-day suspension in 2012.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Times

Step right up! The Loomis Bros. Circus rolls into town this weekend

Crews wash concessions and set up amusement rides Tuesday as Peachtree Rides sets up for business at Browns Bridge and Skelton roads in Gainesville.

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The Times

Fire damages Cannon Creek Trail home

A fire did an estimated $75,000 in damage to a home on Cannon Creek Trail in Gainesville, according to Hall County Fire Services.

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Back to School Bash planned at Lakeshore Mall

Amerigroup and Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County are hosting a Back to School Bash on Saturday, July 12 from 10:00-1:00 at Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville.

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Hall Co. Democrats to open new HQ office

Ahead of the July primary, the Hall County Democratic Party plans to open a headquarters office Thursday, July 10 at 5:30 p.m. In a press statement, local party officials said the party headquarters office is located at 1011-1021 Athens Street in Gainesville.

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Gainesville police arrest 3 in connection with parking lot robbery

The Gainesville Police Department has arrested three men in connection with an attempt to rob a man of cash at gunpoint in the parking lot of Target on Shallowford Road.

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Construction workers bridge the gap

Crews began setting beams Monday for the new Clarks Bridge over Lake Lanier in Gainesville and will continue today and Wednesday, weather permitting.

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The Local Agenda: Gainesville considering funding for airport study

The Hall County Board of Commissioners recently approved using $12,500 in SPLOST VI money to pay for a $25,000 study to determine if Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport can handle larger aircraft landing on its runways.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Times

Creel presents Gainesville City Schools' strategic plan

Superintendent Wanda Creel announced Gainesville City Schools Board of Education meetings held on the third Monday of each month will be held at the municipal center, 701 Queen City Parkway, beginning July 21. Board work sessions, which take place on the first Monday of each month, will continue to be held at the school board office, 508 Oak St.

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Second man wanted in West Avenue shooting death

The Gainesville Police Department is searching for a second man who they believe was involved in a June fatal shooting on West Avenue in Gainesville.

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Boyd Parr Jr.

Boyd Parr, Jr., 80, Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness.

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Unfunded state mandates concern Hall officials

In the debate leading to the Hall County Board of Commissioners approving a $90.27 million spending plan for the 2015 fiscal year last month, little attention was given to how much unfunded state mandates would impact the budget.

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Churches weigh OKing guns on premises

The Rev. Tom Smiley, senior pastor at Lakewood Baptist Church in Gainesville, speaks Sunday after the opening worship songs.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Times

IPads coming soon to Gainesville council meetings

Six tablets were approved in the budget for the council members, totalling $3,250 in an effort to digitize city processes.

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