The Gainesville City Council will continue hearing departmental accomplishments, goals and budget priorities for the next fiscal year when it meets for a work session Thursday morning.
The fourth annual Hall County Government Scholars' Academy is fast approaching, and registration is still open for interested participants.
Debra Pilgrim was elected chairwoman of the Hall County Republican Party on Saturday at the organization's convention.
The Hall County Republican Party's convention will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the GOP headquarters, 715 Queen City Parkway in Gainesville.
Gainesville City Council will vote today on a proposed drive-thru restaurant at the intersection of Thompson Bridge Road and Virginia Circle.
In the first day of early voting to decide the fate of a new round of special purpose local option sales tax, 110 Hall County voters cast ballots, according to Elections Director Charlotte Sosebee.
Ann Jones, a longtime Flowery Branch resident, businesswoman and activist in Republican politics, resigned her seat last week on the new Hall County elections board because a bylaw prohibits her from engaging in political campaigns.
The Gainesville City Council will begin hearing annual budget presentations when it meets Thursday for a work session.
The Gainesville City Council will vote tonight on a proposal to build a drive-thru restaurant and small retail outlet at the intersection of Thompson Bridge Road and Virginia Circle.
Georgia Republican U.S. Sens. David Perdue and Johnny Isakson recently introduced the Fair Tax Act of 2015, which seeks to eliminate income taxes, abolish the Internal Revenue Service and enact a national sales tax.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will consider a resolution this week to formally approve a special purpose local option sales tax voter referendum.
A rezoning request needed for the development of a drive-thru restaurant and small retail outlet at the intersection of Thompson Bridge Road and Virginia Circle will be heard again tonight after changes were made to the proposal.
The Lula City Council will consider scrapping an administrative fee on some water accounts, in addition to other policy changes regarding its enterprise funds, after residents recently raised concerns.
Carol Martin will take the oath of office as Gainesville's full-time police chief tonight when the City Council meets. Martin has been the interim police chief since late August.
This Thursday in The Times, reporter Joshua Silavent will recap the most important and controversial local government and development stories of 2014, including the uproar over property tax increases on lakefront properties, the emergence of new businesses in the craft beer market, and the redevelopment of Lanier Plaza, as well as other stories.
The Gainesville City Council will meet for a work session Thursday to discuss setting the property tax rate for the 2016 fiscal year, which begins July 1, as well as adopting the proposed budget.
The controversial relocation of a mobile home near Lake Lanier was recommended for approval by the Hall County Planning Commission on Monday, with board members expressing sympathy for nearby homeowners while saying their hands are tied.
Gainesville City Manager Kip Padgett will unveil his proposed 2016 fiscal year budget Thursday morning during a work session.
The Gainesville City Council will meet today to consider approving the city's first brewery.
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