Hall County may collect methane gas from landfills and sell it to local industries after a study showed the process could be profitable.
After more than a decade as a superior court judge, John Girardeau was frustrated and disheartened after seeing the same faces in court year after year.
Take it from paddlers and rowers around the world: There's something special about Lake Lanier.
Hall County Public Works is throwing its hat in the ring as the county moves toward privatizing waste management.
Gainesville's proposed redistricting lines could have a greater impact on city school board members than City Council members.
A printed newspaper is made from recycled materials. If you drive a car, it may have recycled parts. The drainage pipe surrounding your home might be made from a bottle of laundry detergent you used. The drywall and carpet in your home - recycled, recycled. Whether you know it or not, you're participating in the recycling movement. But Hall County is losing money in its efforts to be green. Last week, county commissioners voted 3-2 ...
The Gainesville City Council is considering major changes to the city's five council wards as part of redistricting that happens every 10 years after new census numbers are released.
Hall County Solicitor General Stephanie Woodard recused her office from the case of Juan Luna, a local restaurant owner who is accused of pulling a gun on another restaurant owner.
The Gainesville City Council approved a $5 million revenue bond for one of Gainesville's growing companies. And it won't cost the city a dime.
This year's county tax digest shows that property values have fallen in Hall County. The 2011 digest shows a 6 percent decrease from last year in the value of all taxable property in the county. The tax digest is the total value of all taxable property in Hall County. For the county this year, that value is $6,449,817,749. County Administrator Randy Knighton said the decrease is indicative of the economy in Georgia and the nation ...
The Georgia Mountains Center mezzanine seating has seen a lot in the past 32 years. It has seen Def Leppard play and gospel choirs praise. It has seen professional wrestler Sting swing from the rafters and bulls fling riders into the air. It has also seen better days, Director Carol Moore said. Today at 5:30 p.m., Georgia Mountains Center officials will ask the city of Gainesville to pay $22,000 in repairs to the worn stadium-style ...
Between the Hall County Board of Commissioners and the Hall County School Board, there aren't enough extra funds to repair an elementary school driveway.
Even before Jock Connell met Randy Knighton, he was impressed. When Connell began his term as interim Hall County administrator in January, he watched videos of the Board of Commissioners in action. He noticed Knighton, then Hall County's planning director, almost immediately. "I watched Randy. One of the first people I observed on those videos was Randy," Connell said. "And there's something about Randy from day one that stuck out to me and impressed me." ...
Attorneys for a man accused in the 2010 Valentine's Day slaying at a Hall County park claim their client was unfairly pressured into confessing.
Hall County commissioners voted Thursday to waive penalty and interest for decades of delinquent taxes, a move they hope could add millions to the county's general fund.