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.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins is planning to hold two roundtables and tour local industries in the 9th District on March 27- 28.
Hall County Commissioners fanned flames that they expect to vote to bid out two new fire stations and a fire truck at Thursday's meeting.
Six-year-old Landon has no words, said Anna Carpenter, his mother. He can't do anything without help, even seemingly simple things like brushing his teeth or feeding himself.
Local education leaders have had mixed reactions to legislation that passed out of the Georgia House of Representatives on Thursday that would allow authorized school personnel to carry guns at school.
It was "Crossover Day" in the General Assembly and lawmakers worked into the night Thursday to pass bills so the other chamber could consider them.
An arbitration panel has sided with Gainesville's plan to annex 115 "island" properties, but city officials are mum on what's next.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has scheduled its retreat for the mornings of March 26 and 27, although those dates could change.
Wendy Martin is worried that a proposed 246,000-square-foot shopping center on Dawsonville Highway will destroy the neighborhood she's lived in almost her whole life.
Hall County suffered about $800,000 in storm damage, county Fire Chief David Kimbrell told county commissioners at their meeting Wednesday.
Hall County commissioners heard two budget requests for 2014 at their meeting Wednesday afternoon from the Hall County Library System director and Superior Court clerk.
Area residents took to the sidewalk in front of the local Internal Revenue Service office, waving signs and encouraging people driving by to honk in protest of the agency and revelations that some conservative groups have been targeted by IRS agents.
Gainesville City Council approved awarding the bid for the convention center and hotel feasibility study to consulting firms Key Advisors Inc. and the Bleakly Advisory Group on Tuesday evening.
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.