OAKWOOD - Golden shovels gripped by state and local government officials, as well as local and international business leaders, dug into the ground ahead of schedule Friday morning as rain threatened to spoil the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Atlanta Biologicals headquarters in Oakwood.
The case against a former White County Sheriff's Office deputy could go to trial soon, nearly a year after Christopher Davis was arrested and charged with creation and possession of child pornography.
Hall's city and county officials will start the closed-door process of dividing local sales tax dollars next week.
There will be no shortage of opportunities for local candidates to make their case to voters as the July 31 primary is now just two weeks away.
A Gainesville City councilman is organizing an effort to promote values in Hall County. George Wangemann has reached out to religious leaders in the community, hoping to ignite interfaith cooperation aimed at "offering a community-based solution to problems, rather than government solutions." He is proposing religious leaders devise a "community value of the month" that can be promoted by word and action. An initial meeting with faith leaders will be held July 24 at Good ...
Hall County government's debt and the question of whether its size could hurt taxpayers down the road has been the topic of debate during contested local races ahead of the July 31 primary.
An economic redevelopment plan approved by Gainesville and Hall County officials could bring tax incentives for jobs brought to certain parts of the city and county.
Gainesville looks to be emerging from the economic downturn with new commercial development. This week, the Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board approved a rezoning request for development on 5 acres of property on Dawsonville Highway across from Beechwood Boulevard, where new restaurants Olive Garden and Cheddar's Casual Cafe are already enjoying booming business. A sign announcing the construction of a Buffalo Wild Wings is posted near those restaurants. The property across the street is being ...
A North Hall woman's hopes to run a dog kennel from her rural home were dashed Thursday night as the Hall County Board of Commissioners sided with neighbors that opposed the proposal on Thursday.
After state legislators passed a law tightening restrictions on metal recycling, the Hall County Sheriff's Office will start keeping closer tabs on local recycling companies.
Hall County government announced a pledge last week to reduce its energy use by 20 percent by the year 2020 as part of its commitment to a federal initiative.
Hall County government is hiring a third party to help it determine who will operate the county landfill.
The first of many changes coming down the line for Red Rabbit bus service began last week as a new route opened to reach the new Hall County Government Center on Browns Bridge Road.
When campaigning against an incumbent, challengers seek to highlight their differences in the hopes of convincing voters they can do a better job.
Mary Kendall doesn't have to get dressed up for her monthly medical checkup. That's because the primary care nurse practitioner comes to her. Still, the convenience doesn't keep the 74-year-old Kendall, who currently relies on a wheelchair to get around, from getting dolled-up anyway. Kendall is a patient of The Longstreet Clinic in Gainesville who gets her exams at home because of challenges she would face in getting to the doctor's office. "This is the ...