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.
The Lake Lanier Islands Authority Board of Directors on Friday approved awarding a design contract to develop a Flowery Branch groundwater well that could provide nearly 1 million gallons a day to the resort.
The board directors of the Lake Lanier Islands Authority this morning approved awarding a design contract to develop a Flowery Branch groundwater well that would provide nearly 1 million gallons a day to the resort.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners started the ball rolling Thursday night on purchase of a fire truck and building two fire stations.
Gainesville City Council members heard a presentation from David Dockery, director of Public Works, and discussed a proposed agreement with the town of Braselton during its work session Thursday morning.
Andy McRoberts, youth director of St. Michael Catholic Church in Gainesville, was excited about the election of the new pope on Wednesday in Italy.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board on Tuesday evening approved adding additional acreage to the corner lot at the intersection of Jesse Jewel Parkway and Queen City Parkway.
Hall County has denied it owes the city of Gainesville additional special purpose tax revenue and said the city owes it more than $185,000, a court filing says.
Frank C. Mills III, former Cherokee County chief superior court judge, wants to expedite the local option sales tax dispute between Hall County and its cities.
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.