It's back to the drawing board for the Hall County Sheriff's Office after county commissioners voted down regulations on pawnshops, secondhand stores and jewelry dealers.
Public input is essential to the success of the new building planned at Gainesville's Riverside Drive water treatment plant, City Council members said Thursday.
Hall County commissioners spent about two hours of the second day of their retreat Wednesday discussing possible changes to employees' sick and vacation time.
Hall County officials say they'll collect less special purpose tax revenue through 2015 than expected, but plan to start preparing for a new collection to start in 2015.
The Gainesville City Council appointed 10 residents to a transportation focus group that will give feedback as part of a study by the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Officials of the city of Gainesville and Hall County have discussed possible changes to the area's transit services, although much more talk is planned.
A bill that strengthens background checks on child care workers is expected to head to Gov. Nathan Deal after state Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, successfully shepherded it through the Georgia Senate last week.
One goal from the recent Gainesville Public Utilities Workshop is to resolve the status of Cedar Creek Reservoir, which had been a source of dispute between the city and Hall County on the ownership of the water and infrastructure on the site.
Beulah Rucker Oliver knew she wanted to be a teacher when she was 5 years old. A Senate resolution in the Georgia General Assembly would honor the African-American leader for her work in education in the Hall County-Gainesville area. It's expected to be considered soon by the Georgia House of Representatives. Rucker's grandson, Rojene Bailey, hopes it will become law. The resolution would dedicate the intersection of U.S. 129 and Athens Street as the Beulah ...
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department has recommended rate increases for water and sewer customers for the next fiscal year, and some City Council members have thrown their support behind them.
The family of 11-year-old Kile Glover, who died in a boating accident last summer on Lake Lanier, watched as the Georgia House of Representatives passed new boating safety regulations Wednesday.
Gainesville City Council gave final approval to the development of a 25-acre Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway retail center near the Lakeshore Heights subdivision Tuesday evening, disappointing residents who again spoke in opposition.
Gainesville resident Elias Segarra depends on Meals on Wheels volunteers to provide some food and a friendly face. Thanks to a fund-raising campaign by local attorney Wyc Orr, more than 100 seniors will soon join Segarra in receiving the free lunch service.
The Gainesville City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing on its annual update report on the impact fees program at its meeting tonight. The update then goes to the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission.
Elizabeth Morton uses the local Red Rabbit buses from Hall County Transit to do her grocery shopping and go to doctor appointments during the week. But after 5 p.m. and on weekends, she's stuck because she can't drive a car, even if she could afford one.
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.
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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.
Despite Hall County's September agreement with Gainesville to service the Gateway Industrial Centre in North Hall, Lula's role in treating wastewater for that portion of the county remains a point of contention.
The Peach State is producing far more blueberries than peaches, said Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black.
Rhett Lamar Conner waited for the Red Rabbit bus Wednesday afternoon at a new bus stop near Brenau University.