The Hall County Board of Commissioners is prepared to approve changes to the business license code, including reducing the grace period for late payments and requiring businesses to have a license before opening their doors, when it meets Thursday.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will discuss proposed changes to the business license code, which have been in the works for months, at a work session today.
Republican Gov. Nathan Deal faces a stiff challenge in his re-election bid this year as state Sen. Jason Carter, grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, rallies Democrats to his candidacy and Libertarian Andrew Hunt works to make inroads for an increasingly popular third party.
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced his intention to extend the $25,000 bidding threshold for state contracts, which expires in June.
Hall County officials met with representatives of ADP, the nation's largest payroll services provider, last week for informal talks about how the company might improve the way checks are processed and cut for some 1,600 county workers.
Gainesville is extending hours for its public transit system, altering some routes and reinstating transfer fees as part of changes to increase ridership and revenues.
While expressing support for limited use of medical marijuana, law enforcement officials from across the state Wednesday warned of a slippery slope leading to legalized recreational use.
Plans to build a 219-lot upscale subdivision off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville, near the shores of Lake Lanier, has pitted city and county officials in another conflict over "island" properties.
The Longstreet Clinic has embarked on a series of renovations to better care for patients and has also expanded services and hours.
Incumbent Republican Doug Collins of Gainesville will square off against Democrat David Vogel of Hull in the 9th District U.S. House race this November.
Gov. Nathan Deal and Republican U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue teamed up for a get-out-the-vote rally Saturday morning at the Gainesville Civic Center, with each touting their conservative credentials and urging voters to support GOP candidates nationally and statewide this election cycle.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners denied a request Thursday night to abandon a 1,200-foot portion of Beards Road in South Hall and intends to pave the dirt road instead.
Some lakefront property owners are still unhappy with their tax assessments after revised notices were mailed last week, and promise to appeal once more, this time to the state Board of Equalization.
When the Hall County Board of Commissioners meets tonight, it will likely rescind a vote made two weeks ago awarding a contract to Scroggs & Grizzel Contracting of Gainesville to provide structural steel and other construction materials for the new correctional institute.
Hall County officials are considering creating a new agency that aims to revitalize tax-foreclosed, vacant and abandoned property.
Gainesville has set a new record this year for the number of home permits issued, according to Community Development Director Rusty Ligon.
While the plan has been downsized, city officials and many members of the local community believe a better project is now in the works to build five homes on land between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Mill Street in Gainesville.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has approved a rezoning needed for the estimated $100 million expansion of Kubota Manufacturing of America into the Gateway Industrial Centre off Ga. 365 in North Hall.
Gainesville City Council has approved new policies and procedures for the ways redevelopment projects seeking Tax Allocation District financing are evaluated and approved.
After a Hail Mary pass connected late Monday, ending Hall County's objection, Gainesville City Council on Tuesday night gave the final OK needed for the development of a 199-lot upscale subdivision off Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville.
The Hall County Democratic Party selected its appointees Monday night to the new elections board that will launch in January.
Officials from Hall County and the city of Gainesville have reached an agreement that will allow for the development of a 199-lot upscale subdivision off Ahaluna Drive in Gainesville, near the shores of Lake Lanier.
State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, lost the vote Monday for Senate president pro tem in the Georgia legislature.
The Hall County Republican Party has selected its appointments to the new elections board that will launch Jan. 1.
While significant attrition at the Hall County Sheriff's Office over the last two years has largely been filled by new hires, recent staffing shortages in the patrol division have prompted a new directive subjecting officers to 24-hour availability.
In late October, the Georgia Municipal Association, a lobbying group for the interests of Georgia cities, laid out several priorities for the 2015 session of the state General Assembly during a meeting with local government officials.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners wants answers from the Georgia Department of Transportation and state lawmakers about why the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing has been closed despite the county's objection.
If Hall County officials thought additional public input meetings would generate greater turnout and broader interest in a new round of special purpose local option sales tax, they got a rude awakening Thursday night.
Sutphen, the manufacturer of a firetruck involved in a July accident that seriously injured three Hall County firefighters, has now reimbursed the county for the purchase cost of the truck and taken possession of the rig, according to documents obtained by The Times and interviews with county officials.
Just a few months after announcing his intention to become the Senate majority leader in the Georgia General Assembly next year, Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, is now switching his focus to a higher position in the halls of the state legislature.