It's back to the drawing board for one property owner who wants to open a bait and tackle shop and barbecue take-away restaurant off Dawsonville Highway.
While Forsyth County resident Karen Barrett said the new ad valorem title tax that goes into effect March 1 didn't influence her recent car purchase, she said she believes the reform will save her money.
Kelley Roberts said she couldn't stand to see her mom, 89-year-old Elizabeth Allison, in a nursing home.
After more than 30 years, The Joint Administration Building in downtown Gainesville is close to having "joint" taken out of its name.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners approved partnering with the city of Lula to provide sewer treatment service to the Gateway Industrial Centre under development and the Ga. 365 corridor, but it decided to build its own infrastructure.
Flowery Branch residents Gary Galavitz and Lauren Schultz don't know what the future will bring, but they promised to face it together.
Oakwood has adopted a policy to limit how long city vehicles sit with their engines idling, hoping it will reduce pollution and save fuel, City Manager Stan Brown said.
Digital billboards that can rotate several advertisements a minute could soon replace older static billboards in Hall County if the Board of Commissioners changes its sign ordinance.
Hall County Planning Commission will hear two new applications at its hearing on Monday. One is a request to rezone and vary the Gateway Corridor requirement on a nearly 1.5-acre piece of land located at the west side of the intersection of Dawsonville Highway and Lyncliff Drive. The proposed use of the land is a bait and tackle shop and a takeout restaurant. The planning commission will make a recommendation to the Hall County Board ...
Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum said the board has all the information it needs to make a decision on the best choice to provide sewer service to the Gateway Industrial Centre.
The city of Gainesville and Hall County both say they are waiting for a judge to be appointed in their local option sales tax arbitration.
Gainesville resident Linda Cash says she has been a customer of Riverside Pharmacy on Green Street for 14 years. But she's afraid she will have to change pharmacies after her Medicare insurance prescription plan moved to having a network of preferred pharmacies that doesn't include Riverside.
Hall County's air is getting cleaner. The county is one of 20 in Georgia the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may redesignate as complying with 1997 air quality standards, based on the state's request. The EPA includes Hall County in the Atlanta area for air quality and ozone measurement and standards. Areas with persistent air quality problems are designated by the EPA as nonattainment areas. If an area later meets the EPA's standards, it is redesignated ...
Gov. Nathan Deal backs a bill that will lower the requirements for the HOPE Grant for technical college students to a 2.0 GPA from 3.0.
Hall County owes the city of Gainesville more than $5.3 million in special purpose local option sales taxes, according to court documents filed by City Attorney James E. Palmour III.
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.
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.