Gainesville could see new jobs and tax revenue if a modified convention center were built in downtown.
With the possibility of losing local option sales tax revenue, Hall County and Gainesville have rushed this week to approve a new proposal for distribution of LOST revenues between the county government and its municipalities. But some Hall cities have decided not to sign off on the new agreement, which has the same distribution formula as that adopted in 2002.
The nearly two-year fight between Hall County and its cities over local option sales tax distribution may have ended Tuesday night, but there's no guarantee LOST revenues will continue to flow.
Deer are again bothering Gainesville residents in the Riverside Drive area, said Public Works Director David Dockery.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is expected to vote this afternoon on a new distribution certificate for local option sales tax revenue, but it may not differ much from the current distribution.
Hall County may have to file a claim with its insurance company to pay for stormwater drainage system repair and sinkholes that have riddled some properties in the Milliken Mill Village neighborhood.
A recent Georgia Supreme Court ruling leaves Hall County and its cities at risk of losing millions of dollars in local option sales tax after the court said baseball arbitration is unconstitutional.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board unanimously approved a go-kart course addition to the Gainesville Bowling Center on Tuesday.
Hall County employees could see some changes to their health and retirement benefits if the Board of Commissioners approves the recommendations of its Human Resources director.
After a nearly three-hour meeting Monday evening listening to hundreds of people upset by a bill regulating cycling, the three state lawmakers from Hall County who sponsored the bill declared it dead.
Former Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan is leading the city's mayoral candidates in money raised and cash on hand, according to recent campaign disclosure reports filed with the state.
Jordan sits on an old armchair underneath the Queen City Parkway bridge, clinging to his faith in God to battle the waves of depression and fear and the urge to drink.
Some bike riders' pulses are racing, and it's not from exercise. They're upset about a proposed state law regulating bicycles. Motorists and cyclists are set to face off for control of the road in a public hearing on the bill set for Monday. The legislation would require all bicycles to be registered and have a license plate. Bike owners would pay a $15 annual fee or a $48 one-time fee for permanent registration. The meeting is scheduled ...
A North Hall County development that includes a large apartment complex may be back on track after a lawsuit blocking construction was recently dismissed.
Gainesville City Council on Tuesday tabled a joint agreement that supports Hall County's application to the state to fund Glades Reservoir.
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.
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