The log cabin home of Revolutionary War veteran Col. James Roberts might soon be resurrected to its former glory.
The Georgia Lottery Corp. last week reported its largest single-year transfer to the state's education fund, which supports financial aid for pre-kindergarten and higher education students.
"You are all a lost generation."
Several Hall County residents who are appealing the reassessments of their lakefront home values have raised questions about that process.
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?"
Libertarian candidate for governor Andrew Hunt spoke Monday to the Politically Incorrect Club at the University of North Georgia, outlining his platform as a third-party candidate.
Republican voters swarmed the clubhouse Monday at the Village at Deaton Creek to welcome U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, his wife, Bonnie, first lady of Georgia Sandra Deal and State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville.
Hall County officials are looking to cut costs by reducing the number of pay periods for employees, but any change is now unlikely before January or February.
West Ahaluna LLC, a local developer with ties to America's Home Place, is looking to build a 219-lot upscale subdivision along Lake Lanier.
Representatives of local retail pharmacies have expressed concern about Hall County's plans to open a clinic and pharmacy for employees next year, arguing local government should not compete unfairly with the private sector.
Hall County officials are finalizing a category list for projects to be funded by a new five-year round of special purpose local option sales tax. They hope to present that list to voters during public input meetings later this fall.
Hall County is threatening legal action against Sutphen, manufacturer of a firetruck involved in a July 22 accident that seriously injured three firefighters, if the company does not reimburse the county for the full cost of the truck, according to documents obtained by The Times through an open records request.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, a Democrat from DeKalb County, has introduced legislation that would dial back a federal program that transfers military equipment and resources to local law enforcement agencies.
Hall County has mailed revised tax assessments to about 3,800 property owners, the first sign the appeals process is ending for some residents.
When the Gainesville City Council voted Tuesday to raise the account service fee on water bills in lieu of increasing water rates, customers outside the city limits must have a felt a reversal of fortunes.
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.