Gainesville City Council approved keeping water rates unchanged for 2015 in a final vote on the measure Tuesday night.
Hall County has announced the launch of a new Geographic Information Systems website that will allow residents to access property and tax assessment information.
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department is still looking to repay about $23,000 in unclaimed water refunds.
Concerns that Hall County voters will not approve a new five-year round of special purpose local option sales tax money to pay for capital needs have led local government officials to begin preparing contingency plans to deal with the potential loss of revenue.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners denied a claim by Publix Supermarkets for a refund on property taxes paid from 2011 through 2013, a move that has been repeated by other counties across the region.
Gainesville City Council is prepared to amend its adult entertainment ordinance requiring businesses to post notice and advertise their intent to seek a license.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday morning to implement changes to employee health care benefits in an effort to encourage workers to use the county's new pharmacy and clinic, set to open in January.
The United Way of Hall County kicked off its annual fundraising campaign Thursday morning at the Brenau Downtown Center in Gainesville, boasting about $550,000 in donations already from 23 "pace setter" companies.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners approved funding this morning for the purchase of a new firetruck with an aerial platform to replace the one involved in a July accident that seriously injured three firefighters.
Pap Datta is one step closer to his dream of opening a microbrewery in Gainesville.
Politics appear to be at the heart of President Barack Obama's decision last week to delay unspecified executive action on immigration until after the November mid-term elections.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is set to approve about $1 million in spending on Thursday for the purchase of a new firetruck with an aerial platform.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is still considering revisions to the business license code months after changes were first proposed.
In the wake of Gainesville Police Chief Brian Kelly's sudden resignation Aug. 29 following an inquiry into his leadership by city management, it became clear morale among officers had bottomed out.
Lakefront property owners protesting the new assessments on the value of their homes along Lake Lanier have been waiting and waiting for their appeals to be heard.
The controversy over whether to close the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing continues unabated after the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Thursday night delayed a decision on abandoning the road.
Controversial railroad crossings are nothing new in Hall County.
Accident reports obtained by The Times contradict a 2013 Georgia Department of Transportation assertion that five fatalities have occurred as a result of collisions between automobiles and trains at the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing in Hall County.
The few diagnosed cases of Ebola in the United States are no longer simply a public health issue.
Gainesville City Council gave the final go-ahead Tuesday night for Left Nut Brewing Co. to launch in the midtown area.
Hall County officials are fighting a Georgia Department of Transportation order to close the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing, though it appears state law may supersede the county's wishes.
The idea to merge the Hall County and Gainesville governments has been floating around for decades but is now taking on new life.
Georgia's competitive races for governor and U.S. Senate have dominated media coverage in the run-up to the general election Nov. 4, overshadowing other contests.
Inadequate pay for Gainesville firefighters is causing attrition within the department and costing city taxpayers dearly, according to multiple sources in the fire department.
Gainesville officials are prepared to cut a $4,766 check to Don Carter Realty as "rent" payment for the use of the parking lot tucked between the downtown square and the Brenau Downtown Center.
Local government officials are sounding the alarm on Hall County's aging emergency 911 systems.
The World Trade Organization has ruled against India in its yearslong ban on U.S. poultry imports, including meat and eggs, a first step toward reopening access to the subcontinent's lucrative market.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board has recommended approval of an annexation and rezoning request that will allow for the development of a 219-lot upscale subdivision off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville, near the shores of Lake Lanier.
Hall County voters steadily poured into the elections office at the Government Center in Gainesville on Monday morning to cast their ballots in the general election.
Residents of the Ahaluna Heights Neighborhood Association are ready to voice their concerns over plans to build a 219-lot upscale subdivision off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville, near the shores of Lake Lanier, when the planning and appeals board meets Tuesday.