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.
In recent weeks, Hall County unveiled a new logo and slogan as part of a rebranding and marketing campaign.
Revenue projections for a new round of special purpose local option sales taxes will be unveiled today when local government officials gather for the first in a series of meetings to identify funding priorities.
Voter turnout is a concern each and every election cycle, particularly in primary races when interest lags.
The Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority will meet again next month to discuss financing details for about $8 million in campus construction projects at Brenau University.
Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch has requested 20 new patrol cars and a new server to manage surveillance operations at the jail, two of the biggest funding priorities in the 2015 fiscal year, which begins July 1.
The fad of urban community gardens has become a bona fide trend in recent years, spreading from New York City rooftops to Los Angeles' suburban streets.
The race for the Republican nomination for Georgia's U.S. Senate seat continues to heat up in the closing days before the primary, and candidates have made Gainesville a target of their get-out-the-vote efforts.
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?"
State revenues are increasing this year over last, but economic hiccups remain and local governments have yet to see the payoff.
David Perdue and U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, each rolled through Hall County on Wednesday, hoping to turn out the vote in the July 22 runoff.
Gainesville City Council approved an agreement Tuesday with the Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority for a road construction project in the Chicopee Mill Industrial Center.
An improved insurance rating for Hall County Fire Services could spell financial relief for some residents, according to county officials.