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.
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.
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.
Lula and Hall County officials again are talking about partnering on sewer to service a new industrial area, though the county last month backed away from a previous agreement with the city to offer the service.