Gainesville City Council is prepared to enter into an agreement next week with the Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority for construction of a road in the Chicopee Mill Industrial Center that will open property for development.
Hall County has officially postponed a vote on a new round of special purpose local option sales tax until March.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners approved two contracts Thursday for infrastructure work, design and construction of Cherokee Bluffs park.
Georgia's new gun law, which expands the number of places where license holders can carry concealed weapons, has left local law enforcement, government officials, business owners and residents with more questions than answers.
Steven Ellis has called off the dogs.
The latest delay of a draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Glades Reservoir will likely cost Hall County hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Churchgoers in Gainesville remain divided about the state's sweeping new gun law that took effect July 1.
In the debate leading to the Hall County Board of Commissioners approving a $90.27 million spending plan for the 2015 fiscal year last month, little attention was given to how much unfunded state mandates would impact the budget.
Gainesville and Hall County firefighters battled a debris blaze Sunday afternoon at the Gainesville Waste and Recycling yard on Old County Dump Road.
The cost of providing medical and disability care for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is growing with each passing day, and peak spending will not occur for another 30 to 40 years.
The iconic image of Rosie the Riveter working in factories and keeping the country's economic engine running while young men fought overseas in World War II remains a staple of American lore.
Gainesville has accepted a $1 million grant from the state to build affordable homes in the city.
Local government officials are considering delaying a vote on a new round of special purpose local option sales tax from this fall to spring 2015.
Lakefront homeowners across Hall County have vowed in recent weeks to appeal the latest reassessments on their property, and now the final tally is in.
Gainesville City Council approved a zoning amendment Tuesday that will allow developer John Roberts to proceed with building a 55-home single-family subdivision off Wilson Drive.
Controversial railroad crossings are nothing new in Hall County.
Accident reports obtained by The Times contradict a 2013 Georgia Department of Transportation assertion that five fatalities have occurred as a result of collisions between automobiles and trains at the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing in Hall County.
The few diagnosed cases of Ebola in the United States are no longer simply a public health issue.
Gainesville City Council gave the final go-ahead Tuesday night for Left Nut Brewing Co. to launch in the midtown area.
Hall County officials are fighting a Georgia Department of Transportation order to close the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing, though it appears state law may supersede the county's wishes.
The idea to merge the Hall County and Gainesville governments has been floating around for decades but is now taking on new life.
Georgia's competitive races for governor and U.S. Senate have dominated media coverage in the run-up to the general election Nov. 4, overshadowing other contests.
Inadequate pay for Gainesville firefighters is causing attrition within the department and costing city taxpayers dearly, according to multiple sources in the fire department.
Gainesville officials are prepared to cut a $4,766 check to Don Carter Realty as "rent" payment for the use of the parking lot tucked between the downtown square and the Brenau Downtown Center.
Local government officials are sounding the alarm on Hall County's aging emergency 911 systems.
The World Trade Organization has ruled against India in its yearslong ban on U.S. poultry imports, including meat and eggs, a first step toward reopening access to the subcontinent's lucrative market.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board has recommended approval of an annexation and rezoning request that will allow for the development of a 219-lot upscale subdivision off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville, near the shores of Lake Lanier.
Hall County voters steadily poured into the elections office at the Government Center in Gainesville on Monday morning to cast their ballots in the general election.
Residents of the Ahaluna Heights Neighborhood Association are ready to voice their concerns over plans to build a 219-lot upscale subdivision off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville, near the shores of Lake Lanier, when the planning and appeals board meets Tuesday.
When Republican Saxby Chambliss announced last year that he would not seek a third term in the U.S. Senate, a long list of GOP candidates began lining up to succeed him.