U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, stopped by the Gainesville Rotary Club on Monday to eat lunch and strengthen some Hall County connections.
The recent rain has benefited Lake Lanier, but all that water has created quite an expense for Hall County when it hits the landfill.
Hiring a lobbyist might help Hall County get action on its issues and secure state funding, county officials said recently.
Hall County wants to attract economic growth, and officials believe that if they build sewer infrastructure through the county, it will come.
Georgia Hispanic leaders plan to make Gainesville's at-large voting system an election-year issue in the city's mayoral and city council races.
Billy Skaggs, a former Hall County Extension agent, abruptly resigned recently as chief operating officer of the Georgia Department of Agriculture.
When Missy Thompson Gravelle thinks about Hall County, she calls it "Home sweet home to me."
Officials in Hall County, the city of Gainesville and the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce agree the Lake Lanier Olympic venue at Clarks Bridge Park is a gem that could bring in some economic impact.
Acknowledging it's a bad time to seek money from Washington, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson said Wednesday he's pushing for federal funding to deepen the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah by year-end.
Liberty Utilities has already created 14 new jobs in Gainesville as a result of buying Atmos Energy's natural gas distribution in Georgia, which includes offices in Gainesville, and more jobs could come.
The Gainesville City Council removed the resolution to bid out design services on the Riverside Drive Water Treatment Plant from its Tuesday meeting agenda.
The city of Gainesville has scheduled three community meetings as part of creating the city's transportation master plan.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, has created a congressional caucus to focus on local and national water issues, including lake levels, drinking water supplies and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regulations.
Hall County officials want the city of Gainesville to take over its sewer billing, similar to the deal Braselton is making with the city.
For some political junkies, the close of the 2013 Georgia General Assembly session is just the prelude to the campaigns of 2014, an election year.