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  1. Hall County, cities could lose state funding without service delivery agreement by June 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Times

    Hall County and its municipalities are in danger of losing out on state grants and permits issued by the state if they don't reach consensus on a service delivery agreement that must be filed with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs by June 30.The service delivery agreement is mandated by state law "to minimize inefficiencies resulting from duplication of services and competition between local governments." Complicating negotiations on reaching a revised service delivery agreement is a simmering dispute between Hall County and the city of Lula over a sewer agreement they signed in 2006.

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  2. Lula-Hall County sewer dispute simmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | The Times

    Lula city officials huddled with their attorney in a closed-door meeting Tuesday to discuss potential litigation against Hall County. The sometimes loud meeting extended more than two hours.

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  3. Gainesville man sentenced in Orchard Brook shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | The Times

    While she said she doesn't harbor any hate in her heart toward the defendant, Laquitta Harrison asked the judge Tuesday to give a serious sentence after her son's death. Brandon Scott King, of Gainesville, appeared in Superior Court Judge Bonnie Oliver's court Tuesday for a plea.

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  4. DOT set to replace bridge near GillsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | The Times

    A 65-year-old bridge just north of Gillsville in Banks County will be torn down to make way for a new, wider bridge. The Georgia Department of Transportation hired Talley Construction Co.

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  5. East Hall student arrested, charged with LSD possession on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | The Times

    An East Hall High School student has been arrested and charged with possession and intent to distribute LSD on the school campus. Salvador Godoy Mojica, 17, of Gillsville was arrested without incident after he was found in possession of about 39 doses of lysergic acid diethylamide, according to Hall County Sheriff's Office officials.

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  6. Gillsville woman killed in hit-and-run SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | The Times

    Authorities are looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a 41-year-old Gillsville woman Saturday morning. Brenda Kaye Turpin is believed to have been walking east on the south shoulder of Gillsville Highway/Ga.

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  7. Hall state lawmaker Emory Dunahoo continues push for - FairTax'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | The Times

    A Hall County state lawmaker has introduced "FairTax" legislation that would convert Georgia's tax code from a state income tax to a statewide consumption tax system. By introducing House Bill 543 this week, Rep. Emory Dunahoo, R-Gillsville, said he's hoping to build on momentum from previous efforts for a Georgia FairTax Act by explaining the "fairness" of a consumption-based tax system to the general public.

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  8. Medical cannabis access remains in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Times

    Katie Harrison gives her son Hawk his dose of cannabis oil for the afternoon at her Gillsville home in March. Harrison said she is willing to do what it takes to acquire the drug to help her son's seizures, since it is currently not manufactured or sold in the state.

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  9. Lawmakers say they haven't made decision on casino gamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Times

    Two members of the Hall County legislative delegation aren't yet ready to voice a definitive opinion on another attempt by Georgia lawmakers to seek legislation that would pave the way for casino gambling. Identical bills to be introduced this week in the House and Senate would open the door to Georgia allowing two "resort destinations" where casino gambling could also take place.

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  10. Gainesville-based boutique to expand to 20 storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | The Times

    Taylor Vaughters browses through items at Dress Up in downtown Gainesville. The successfull business now locations out of state, including South Carolina and Tennessee.

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  11. Guilty plea in April shooting nets defendant a year in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | The Times

    One of three men accused in an April shooting in Gainesville has pleaded guilty to lesser charges, and he will not be prosecuted for felony murder. Kevin Michael Turner, 28, of Gillsville, pleaded guilty Dec. 1 to reckless conduct, violation of the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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  12. Georgia GOP leaders hope to avoid snags over hospital taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | The Times

    Georgia's governor and legislative leaders hope to quickly extend an annual tax on hospitals that covers a large share of state health care expenses when lawmakers return to the Capitol in January. The quarterly charges, disparaged by opponents in the past as a "bed tax," are set to expire on June 30. The state's Medicaid budget could lose more than $880 million if lawmakers don't renew the program.

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  13. Attorney: Attempted murder charge - far-fetched'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Times

    An attorney representing a Gillsville man in a trio of co-defendants said Wednesday he was surprised by the grand jury charge of attempted murder in an alleged October shooting. Evan Edsel Dorsey, 26, of Buford, Johnathan William Owens, 27, of Gillsville, and Richard Brian Sosebee, 41, of Lula were all charged with attempted murder by a Hall County grand jury Dec. 15. Investigator Brad Raper testified earlier this month in Magistrate Court about Owens allegedly facilitating a drug deal with the victim on Oct. 29 at Harrison Square in Gainesville.

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  14. Three charged with attempted murder after alleged drug dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | The Times

    Three men have been charged with attempted murder after a man lost an eye in an alleged drug deal, according to authorities. Evan Edsel Dorsey, 26, of Buford, Johnathan William Owens, 27, of Gillsville, and Richard Brian Sosebee, 41, of Lula were all charged with attempted murder by a Hall County grand jury Thursday.

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  15. Johnny Vardeman: Grace Hewell is gone, but her Gillsville pottery family enduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | The Times

    The Gillsville pottery amazingly has operated since 1850 when Nathaniel Hewell began pottery-making as a sideline to his farming. His son, Eli, moved the pottery to Gillsville around 1900, and generation after generation of Hewell potters have continued the business.

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  16. Alleged getaway driver's case in alleged drug deal, shooting moves to Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Times

    Evan Dorsey is led into the courtroom Monday during his committal hearing in the Hall County Magistrate Court. Dorsey is the alleged getaway driver in an armed robbery costing a man his eye.

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  17. Investigator: Drug deal cost a man his eye in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Times

    Johnathan William Owens leaves Hall County Magistrate Court Monday morning after a judge forwards his charges of aggravated battery and armed robbery to Superior Court. Owens and two other men are charged with aggravated battery and armed robbery in an incident that cost a man his eye.

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  18. Rain can't stop residents from attending Christmas on Green StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Times

    The crowds were light in number, but spirits were high as holiday revelers made their way through a soggy, cold Christmas on Green Street Sunday night. She and Brian Green and their 11-year-old daughter Abbie bundled up at their car as they waited for the parade, a highlight of the annual event, to start.

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  19. Court motion says fatal bullet didn't come from guns in defendants' possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Times

    According to a motion, the bullet killing Jaquerian Harrison, 21, in April was not from the guns found in the possession of three co-defendants. The motion was filed Nov. 16 by attorney Dawn Seibert, who is representing Kevin Michael Turner, of Gillsville, on a felony murder charge.

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  20. Mount Airy man killed in Maysville wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Times

    A Mount Airy man was killed when his pickup truck traveled down an embankment on a Maysville road, according to authorities. Georgia State Patrol said Turpin was driving southbound in a Ford F-150 pickup truck on Gillsville Road along a left curve north of Bold Road.

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