Gainesville officials are looking to spend about $1.52 million to acquire a property along a central downtown corridor, with a parking lot in mind that will one day "kind of be a bookend" to the square.
Complaints about long lines and poor customer service at the local Internal Revenue Service office prompted U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, to recently visit for a firsthand look at the problems.
The ups and downs of what many consider the strangest presidential election of their lifetime has produced a unique opportunity for third-party candidates to make a statement on the national political stage this fall.
Residents across Hall County will be asked on Election Day whether they want a study conducted to determine the cost and feasibility of consolidating local municipal and county governments, as held in Athens-Clarke and Macon-Bibb.
Better count Hall County resident Katie Harrison among the millions of Americans stung by the Drug Enforcement Administration's decision on Thursday to keep marijuana on a list of the most dangerous drugs, despite growing popular support for legalization and medicinal use.
Former Hall County Commissioner Ashley Bell has joined the Republican National Committee as a senior strategist and national director of African-American political engagement, a move that could direct his efforts back home to Georgia.