Gainesville has gotten approval from the Georgia Historical Society for a historical marker at the site of the former Cooper Pants Factory.
Gainesville voters who cast ballots in November will be the first to directly elect a mayor. Four candidates are running to be the first elected Gainesville mayor, all business people but each unique in race, background and gender. The Gainesville City Council will add the elected mayor position to a council of five people representing five wards, for a total of six council members. Currently, one of the five members has served as mayor, with ...
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is expected to discuss amended meeting minutes next week after a sharp-eyed resident spotted differences in the video and minutes of a February meeting.
Gainesville resident Deitra Lovell is so private that when she won $500,000 in the Georgia Lottery, she didn't even tell her mother, Jo Ann.
Members of Brenau University, the Gainesville-Hall Greater Chamber of Commerce and community leaders gathered Thursday for a transportation presentation that could change the way area seniors get where they're going.
Gainesville City Council approved Tuesday appointing former Gainesville High School Principal Curtis Segars to fill the last four months of former Mayor Danny Dunagan's term as representative for Ward 1.
An 83-acre development in North Hall County that includes plans for a large apartment complex sits in limbo as the parties await a judge's ruling on whether a lawsuit challenging a rezoning decision by the Hall County Board of Commissioners will be dismissed or allowed to move forward.
Gainesville city officials expected phase 1 of a convention center and hotel feasibility study to be completed by the end of August, but it's taken a bit longer than planned.
New Gainesville resident Kim Towe says she will really benefit from the additional services the city's bus system will offer starting Oct. 1.
Gainesville City Council approved settling a six-month court fight with Hall County at a called meeting Thursday before its scheduled work session.
Tens of thousands of Americans of all backgrounds and colors thronged to the National Mall to join the nation's first black president and civil rights pioneers in marking the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
Henry Davis teared up Wednesday morning talking about his son, who after trying four-year college for six years, finally found his place at a technical college studying culinary arts.
Gainesville residents are following their own paths to celebrate today's 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech, including talking about what his words have meant to them through the years.
The Joint Municipal Association meeting Monday night in Gillsville was short and sweet. Refreshments of ice cream and other treats from Jaemor Farms in Alto gave the meeting, which had no new or old business, a more social atmosphere. Gainesville City Manager Kip Padgett gave a work group status report. Many cities in Hall County aren't members of the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization; and they want more of a say in how the MPO operates, ...
It seemed like a black-and-white world on the surface, until the pot was stirred. Fragments of the past float to the top after lying beneath still waters. A school gradebook, a yellowed newspaper article, a bus ticket break the surface and the memories start to bubble up. Fifty years ago, one man said he had a dream, in a speech that wasn't fully appreciated by many at the time. But the dream turned into a ...
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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