A senior assisted-living facility proposed for the New Holland Market in Gainesville and access to an undeveloped residential subdivision off Goetz Circle will be considered by the city Planning and Appeals Board when it meets Tuesday.
African-American and Latino political organizers, including local civil rights leaders and students from the University of North Georgia, have rallied in recent months to call for replacing Gainesville's current at-large electoral system with a district voting process.
The Hall County Board of Elections approved several voting precinct consolidations and polling location changes Tuesday, but objections from Latino and African-American political organizers could make one change short-lived.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners on Thursday approved the allocation of $300,000 in special purpose local option sales tax revenue, or SPLOST VII, for renovations to the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue.
Gainesville and Hall County are looking to partner on purchasing a litter trap for Flat Creek, one of the most polluted streams in the region, in an effort to improve water quality and spare Lake Lanier a growing mess.