The Lake Lanier Olympic Center could soon see a rebirth if current discussions about restoring the site to its past glory bear fruit.
Evelyn Franklin, co-owner of gift shop Cozy Corner on Gainesville's downtown square, said Internet retailers that don't charge sales tax on online purchases hurt her business.
Gainesville City Clerk Denise Jordan said she is uncomfortable imposing and collecting fees from elected officials as part of the new reporting requirements that will take effect Jan. 1.
Instead of turning things over in your mind today, turn them over to God in prayer, said Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch. God is always listening.
The city of Gainesville's budget for next year will not recommend a tax hike for residents.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a bill requiring child care workers to undergo comprehensive, fingerprint-based background checks.
When Gainesville resident Arturo Corso went to the Hall County Tax Commissioner's Office in March to opt in to the new motor vehicle title tax program, he was told he couldn't because he purchased his car out of the state.
Hall County school officials had a brief scare Wednesday when gunshots were heard near Mount Vernon Elementary School, leading to a lockdown that lasted about 10 minutes.
Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign new juvenile justice reforms Thursday, but he previewed his goals for more criminal justice reform next year Tuesday at an Atlanta Press Club luncheon.
Life at the U.S. Capitol is crazy, said U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, on Monday in his first live town hall meeting.
Georgia Department of Transportation officials said they need direction from Hall County and the city of Gainesville because time is running out.
The Gainesville City Council is scheduled to hold a called public meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday morning before its work session.
Morningside Heights resident the Rev. Eddie Walker said it's hard to get government help when it's for the other side of the railroad tracks.
Cpl. Shawn Elmore was at Lake Lanier within a few hours of being assigned as lead investigator of a double fatality accident last summer.
Gainesville City Council plans to hold the second vote on annexing 115 "island" properties at a May 21 hearing. Islands are defined as unincorporated areas of the county that are surrounded by city property.
Area residents took to the sidewalk in front of the local Internal Revenue Service office, waving signs and encouraging people driving by to honk in protest of the agency and revelations that some conservative groups have been targeted by IRS agents.
Retired Hall County military veterans Stephen McGruder and Johnny Varner hope a new Georgia law will aid them in helping vets seamlessly transition into the civilian workforce.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Ranger Ken Weiner is still suffering physically from when he was attacked last year at Burton Mill Park.
Hall County and Gainesville, on behalf of all the county's municipalities, each submitted their offers on the distribution of local option sales tax revenue Friday morning to visiting Superior Court Judge Frank Mills.
As the state GOP convention officially came to order Friday, a small group of tea party and other activists stood outside to announce a large-scale voter outreach effort this year in part because they feel they can't depend on national Republicans to win elections.
Hall County held a public budget open house Thursday evening, and one resident came.
The city of Gainesville is moving forward to create a land bank, and the next step is talking to Hall County.
Law enforcement officers joined Gov. Nathan Deal at the Laurel Park Boat Ramp on Wednesday to deliver the message that a blood alcohol content of .08 is the law of the land and the water.
The Georgia State Election Board declined to send alleged election violations by Hall County to the state Attorney General's Office Tuesday.
Volunteers at the Historic Clermont DIP Library opened its one-room library in the town's gym last year, but soon there will be more room to spread out.
The Gainesville/Hall '96 Foundation's next life was started Monday, 17 years after playing a large role in creating the 1996 Lake Lanier Olympic Center and maintaining the site's legacy.
A 10-member focus group giving input to Gainesville's transportation master plan is set to meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fair Street Neighborhood Center, 715 Fair St.
Hall County expects to learn the results of its application to the Governor's Water Supply Program for funding the Glades Reservoir later this year.
Chicopee Woods Golf Course is about to spend $2.2 million in capital improvements even as the golf industry has seen declines in golfers and courses.
Entrepreneurs in agriculture are finding new ways to grow their businesses and profit, said Earl Gohl, federal co-chairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission, a regional economic development agency of federal, state and local government partners.