Hall County officials have announced they will host two additional public input meetings in an effort to generate interest and support for a new round of special purpose local option sales tax.
So much for a resurgent Democratic Party in Georgia.
The Gainesville Fire Department truck used to rescue three Hall County firefighters injured in July after falling 44 feet in a collapsing ladder is now undergoing repairs as a precaution against the same kind of accident.
Turnout was steady at polling places across Hall County on Election Day as voters cast ballots in highly competitive races for governor and the U.S. Senate.
Gainesville City Council gave the initial OK on Tuesday night for the development of a 199-lot upscale subdivision off Dawsonville Highway, near the shores of Lake Lanier, after several concessions were made to area residents opposed to the size of the development.
Turnout was steady at polling places across Hall County this Election Day as voters cast ballots in highly competitive races for governor and the U.S. Senate.
1. You'll need a valid identification to vote, including one of the following: state or federal government employee photo ID; Georgia driver's license, even if expired; valid U.S. passport; valid U.S. military photo ID; or valid tribal photo ID.
Election Day troubles are mounting early in Hall County and across the state of Georgia.
Georgia voters will decide whether to cap the state's income tax rate at 6 percent when they head to the polls Tuesday.
Flanked by Republican allies on either side, Gov. Nathan Deal step forward on the stage, took to the microphone and basked in chants of "four more years" from the few hundred supporters gathered Saturday afternoon inside the Gainesville Civic Center.
Georgia's U.S. Senate race between Republican David Perdue and Democrat Michelle Nunn is flush with spending from nonprofit agencies that keep their donors anonymous, making it one of the most expensive contests of the midterm elections.
The Top of Gainesville adult strip club has had its alcohol license suspended following a complaint that it was not serving food for a period of time.
Residents fighting the development of a 219-lot upscale subdivision off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville, near the shores of Lake Lanier, are readying for compromise as the City Council prepares to vote on the matter next week.
Gainesville planning staff has expressed concerns about a drive-thru restaurant and small retail outlet proposed for the intersection of Thompson Bridge Road and Virginia Circle ahead of a public hearing next month.
Local business owners, students, lawyers and other supporters greeted Democratic candidate for governor Jason Carter on Tuesday, one week ahead of Election Day, in the downtown Gainesville square.
The past few days have broken a cold, wet spell in the region, but it's only small relief for many of Hall County's homeless.
In his speech at the state Capitol prior to the inauguration of Gov. Nathan Deal earlier this month, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle talked a lot about moral responsibility.
First, there are the traffic studies and plan reviews and recommendations. Then comes the inevitable backlash, the protest of residents fearing a hit to their quality of life.
Hall County officials have made a policy change that will allow some retirees to continue working part time while also collecting pensions.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is likely to sign off tonight on an updated marketing plan for the Gateway Industrial Centre in hopes the business park is finally ready for build-out.
Criticisms are growing as Hall County and area city officials prepare to sign off on an agreement about what projects to fund if voters approve a special purpose local option sales tax in March.
Gainesville City Council approved three requests Tuesday for tax allocation district funding.
'I go to the movie and I go downtown
While it's no secret the downtown square is Gainesville's centerpiece, the last year has proven what a major draw it is for residents and tourists alike.
Proponents of medical marijuana were left feeling deflated last week when politics unraveled parts of a state bill aimed at regulating use of the drug in limited form and scope.
It's all smiles this time of year when Gainesville officials "retreat" to a neighborhood meeting hall and take their first meaningful steps toward balancing next year's budget.
Despite recent job growth across Georgia and the nation, Hall County has only recovered to prerecession levels in one of four key economic indicators, according to a new study released this week.
Difficulty finding qualified firefighters has prompted the Gainesville Fire Department to request expanding its recruit school.
Gov. Nathan Deal called on lawmakers to support substantial new funding for public education, transportation projects and child welfare reform in his State of the State speech Wednesday at the Capitol in Atlanta.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board on Tuesday once again recommended a rezoning be denied for the proposed development of a drive-thru restaurant and small retail outlet at the intersection of Thompson Bridge Road and Virginia Circle.