Wednesday October 20th, 2021 3:02AM


Westboro Church protests met by large group of counterprotesters
A controversial Kansas-based church known for its inflammatory use of hate speech against everything from gays to the U.S. military picketed outside six Gainesville churches on Sunday, where they were met with growing numbers of counterprotesters preaching love and compassion.
12:59PM ( 2 years ago )
INK reopens after flooded disaster
For the past 17 years, a small non-profit known as the Interactive Neighborhood for Kids allowed children to imagine themselves to be a doctor, banker, or whatever their hearts desired. Which is why when the museum’s pottery room suffered a small fire that then led to flooding that destroyed many of the children’s favorite exhibits in September, it left the organization with no choice but to close their doors.
7:35PM ( 2 years ago )
Hail to the Chief! Martin retires as Gainesville top cop
Carol Martin didn’t grow up wanting a career in law enforcement. A teacher, maybe. Or an accountant. But not a police officer. And certainly not a police chief.
4:00PM ( 2 years ago )
Opioid-alternative forum continues effort to awaken, enlighten Hall County
Opioid overdose has supplanted car crashes on the list of causes-of-death according to the National Safety Council.
9:58PM ( 2 years ago )
MLK,Jr. observance starts with speakers, dramatizations before taking to the streets of Gainesville
The annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday got underway in Gainesville Monday morning at St. John Baptist Church. Approximately 300-people filled the sanctuary to watch musical dramatizations and hear testimonials honoring the legacy of the slain civil rights leader.
7:06PM ( 2 years ago )
Gainesville group participates in local Women’s March
For the second year, Gainesville residents congregated downtown Saturday for the Women’s March, a nationwide movement for the empowerment of women.
11:33PM ( 2 years ago )
Gainesville residents say they want more trails, greenspace and connectivity
Gainesville residents told the city’s Parks and Recreation Department at Thursday’s public input meeting they want to see more biking trails, greenspace and connectivity in the city.
12:44AM ( 2 years ago )
Lake Lanier Islands continues pattern of growth and improvement
It’s the heart of winter, trees are leafless, frost coats the windshields of the few cars parked near Legacy Lodge; warmer weather and the excitement it brings to Lake Lanier Islands seem so distant.
10:00PM ( 2 years ago )
Gunman shot after holding staff, clients hostage at dermatology office
An investigation continues into a deadly shooting at a dermatology office in Gainesville.
4:08PM ( 2 years ago )
Deal reflects on political career, discusses legacy
Nathan Deal leaves office for the last time in a couple of weeks, ending a nearly four-decade career in the public eye as a Georgia state senator, a United States congressman and, finally, the 82nd governor of Georgia. But if he’s bittersweet about the end nearing, he doesn’t show it
1:00PM ( 2 years ago )