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.
Two local political leaders met last week with economic development leaders to suggest changes to the public-private partnership between their governments and a key local agency.
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.
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.
Gainesville resident Gloria Carruth depends on the Dial-A-Ride bus service since she nearly severed her ankle three years ago.