For 10 years, John Roberts has watched property languish undeveloped along Wilson Drive in Gainesville.
When Hall County officials announced last week they were considering a tax increase to balance the 2015 fiscal year budget, it raised more questions than answers.
After years of planning and proposals, followed by disappointment when they fell through, BMX racing fans in Hall County might finally get the course they've long hoped for.
It didn't take long for Thea DuBose to realize an empty storefront in the downtown Gainesville square was the perfect place to relocate her business.
When it comes to local government awarding contracts to businesses, what constitutes a conflict of interest?
Hall County officials are considering a tax increase to balance the fiscal year 2015 budget.
Hall County residents can be forgiven for thinking the Board of Education's proposal to lower the tax rate in the next fiscal year equates to a tax cut.
Gainesville City Council voted without dissent Tuesday to keep the tax rate at $3.06 per $1,000 of taxable property.
The Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority on Tuesday approved the final interest rates and principal payments for about $8 million in bonds to fund campus construction projects at Brenau University.
Gainesville has received three bids to develop a mixed-use project near downtown along Jesse Jewell Parkway, and city officials hope to enter into a development agreement with one of the bidders in the coming months.
On a 46-acre farm in North Hall County, with much of the pine woods cleared in favor of rolling green pasture, where cattle graze and beehives produce honey, there is a niche industry brewing, growing ripe in the rows of vines and plants lining the country landscape.
When Hall County finance officials unveiled a $92 million budget for the 2015 fiscal year this week, it soon became clear the operative word for the spending plan was "proposed."
Satisfied with the city manager's proposed budget, the Gainesville City Council is prepared to adopt the fiscal year 2015 spending plan next month without any changes.
The Gainesville Fire Department is poised to become just one of 60 departments nationwide to receive the Insurance Services Office's top classification for fire prevention and response.
Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, died Wednesday. She was 86.
Despite concerns about rising costs and how to pay for them, the Hall County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Thursday to approve contracts for medical services at the jail and correctional institution.
Hall County is one step closer to leasing two Lake Lanier parks from the Army Corps of Engineers.
Turnout in Hall County for Tuesday's runoff election was better than officials had anticipated, but still decreased from the primary in May.
Incumbent Brian Sloan has beaten challenger Mark Pettitt in the runoff for the Post 2 Hall County Board of Education seat.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will consider approving contracts for medical services at the jail and correctional institution when it meets this Thursday.
Hoping to cut costs and streamline services, the Hall County Board of Commissioners is prepared to select a new company to manage employee retirement plans when it meets Thursday.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will likely select a vendor to manage employee retirement accounts this week.
About 10 people die every day in America from drowning.
Turnout during the early voting period for the July 22 runoff was on par with turnout during the May primary in Hall County.
A few fluctuations in the local real estate market in recent months haven't changed the positive trend lines in home sales, according to brokers.
This time last summer, Hall County residents were repeating a famous refrain from classic rock band Credence Clearwater Revival: "Who will stop the rain?"
State revenues are increasing this year over last, but economic hiccups remain and local governments have yet to see the payoff.
David Perdue and U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, each rolled through Hall County on Wednesday, hoping to turn out the vote in the July 22 runoff.
Gainesville City Council approved an agreement Tuesday with the Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority for a road construction project in the Chicopee Mill Industrial Center.
An improved insurance rating for Hall County Fire Services could spell financial relief for some residents, according to county officials.