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.
Hall County officials proposed a $91.978 million general fund budget for the 2015 fiscal year Tuesday night at an open house, which includes the use of $5.6 million in reserve funds to balance the budget.
Hall County will host an open house with the public tonight to discuss the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget.
Polestar LLC, a subsidiary of Tennessee-based developer Hutton, caused a stir in recent weeks with its plans to redevelop the Lanier Plaza shopping center on Thompson Bridge Road.
Some owners of lakefront properties in Hall County are crying foul after learning the assessed value of their homes has skyrocketed, resulting in estimates of large increases in taxes owed.
Hall County's final count of provisional ballots Friday confirmed a runoff between school board contenders Brian Sloan and Mark Pettitt.
What was expected to be a routine vote Thursday to approve a contract for redesigning the Hall County website turned into a spirited debate among the Board of Commissioners about the wise use of taxpayer dollars.
Tuesday's primary election proved, if nothing else, that South Hall remains the political hotbed of the county.
The Hall County Public Works department is looking to increase its budget for all general fund divisions - road maintenance, fleet maintenance and engineering – in the 2015 fiscal year.
Kathy Cooper may have just inched past by her opponent to win office as the next District 1 representative on the Hall County Board of Commissioners.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins is one step closer to returning to the nation's capital for another two-year term after defeating challenger Bernard Fontaine on Tuesday in the 9th District Republican primary.
The Gainesville City Council gave the last word Tuesday on controversial plans to redevelop the Lanier Plaza shopping center on Thompson Bridge Road.
An orange 18-wheeler carrying precious cargo could be seen traversing Hall County thoroughfares Monday, making stop after stop and delivery after delivery in preparation for today's primary.
$130 million. That's the initial revenue projection for a new five-year round of special purpose local option sales taxes, or SPLOST VII, given to local government officials during a meeting Monday in Gainesville.
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?"