The city of Gainesville doesn't have "an ugly history of discrimination," Mayor Danny Dunagan said in a statement Tuesday night at the City Council meeting.
Solar energy is going to play an increasingly important role in the next 20 years, Georgia Public Service commissioners said Monday during a panel discussion of the state's solar industry.
Hall County commissioners are scheduled to decide the fate of LL Farms, but county officials are already proposing new ordinances to deal with agricultural sites used to hold various events.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is considering new regulations for businesses that want to allow customers to buy or consume alcohol on their premises.
Shawn Russell and his foster daughter have "Daddy Daughter Days," a special time when they hang out and talk or watch movies.
Pet shop owner Kenneth Neidenbach said he thinks Gainesville's plan to annex 115 "island" properties in Hall County is a tax grab that could put him out of business.
Gainesville City Council unanimously approved amending land development code at a called council meeting Thursday morning.
Hall County formally presented its proposed budget at Thursday's board of commissioners meeting.
Gainesville City Council members heard a presentation on the Hotel Motel Tax Fund and information on forming a nonprofit corporation at their Thursday work session.
Jaemor Farms is growing, and not just peaches. The family-owned business is opening a satellite location in Commerce, near the intersection of Interstate 85 and U.S. 441 in Banks County. It's the second store the family has started. The market near Lula opened in 1981. The Echols family has farmed for more than 100 years, growing fruits and vegetables, such as peaches, strawberries and blackberries. They currently sell about 90 percent of what they grow ...
Hall County may increase residents' property taxes to fund improvements in fire services, including a new fire station, personnel and equipment.
Plans to build a "town within a town" on about 1,000 acres in Gainesville are heating up again.
Gainesville City Council is expected to hold an unscheduled meeting Thursday morning before its regular work session to vote again on amending its code to reduce the advertising requirements for annexations started by a local government.
Hall County commissioners will consider closing a railroad crossing on Tumbling Circle and abandoning the right of way at their Thursday evening meeting.
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department plans to do a new study of its water and sewer rates later this month.
Special Olympics Georgia is looking for hundreds of volunteers to help with an event in Hall County next fall.
Hall County may save months and millions of dollars to provide sewer to the Ga. 365 corridor by not building a new sewer treatment plant in North Hall.
Gainesville City Council members said they had to approve an ordinance Tuesday night allowing guns in city parks.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
When Kay Lord accidently flipped her car over, it ended up saving her life.
The Good News at Noon shelter has less than 30 days to raise $209,000 so it can expand its community services.
While some families gathered to eat turkey and give thanks, others volunteered time or cooking skills Thursday to make sure other Hall County residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving Day meal.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Hundreds of Hall County residents turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
Like Gainesville? Try the water.
After Leslie McRoberts worked in hospitality for three years, she had earned 75 cents more an hour than when she started. Now, she's at Brenau University working on a master's degree in hopes of earning more in the future.
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