The three Republican candidates vying for the District 4 Public Service Commission seat in the May 20 primary have many differences, but there's one glaring thing they have in common.
The fight against cancer grew a little stronger Friday night and into this morning thanks to the devotion and generosity of local residents.
The U.S. House 9th District Republican primary May 20 pits incumbent Doug Collins against challenger Bernard Fontaine, with the winner facing Democrat David Vogel in November.
Gainesville officials are pinning their hopes for building a youth athletic complex on Hall County voters approving a new round of special purpose local option sales taxes this fall.
Gainesville City Manager Kip Padgett has proposed a $30.3 million general fund budget for the 2015 fiscal year, which begins July 1, and is not recommending any tax increases.
Hall County will hold its annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life event tonight at Road Atlanta in Braselton, 5300 Winder Highway.
When Hall County Commissioner Craig Lutz decided not to seek re-election to his District 1 seat representing South Hall, he reached out to a few potential candidates and urged them to enter the race.
Hall County Tax Commissioner Darla Eden is asking for a $20,000 raise, new full-time personnel and more than $500,000 in additional funding for her office in the 2015 fiscal year.
The Republican primary race for the District 4 Public Service Commission seat is heating up after a final debate was held Tuesday night by the Atlanta Press Club.
The first day of early voting for the May 20 primary election got off to a slow start in Hall County on Monday morning before picking up slightly in the afternoon.
Local government officials are pushing forward on a new special purpose local option sales tax and intend to hold a ballot referendum on the measure come Election Day, Nov. 4.
Local government officials will meet tonight to strategize about a new special purpose local option sales tax, or SPLOST VII, that is likely to come up for a ballot referendum this fall.
Early voting begins today for the May 20 primary election.
According to the old economics adage, "There is no such thing as a free lunch."
Despite Hall County having one of the larger unfunded pension programs of any government or authority in the state, local officials insist retirees have nothing to worry about.
The board of directors of the newly formed Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority on Wednesday approved an agreement that will fund the city's new tourism arm.
When the Hall County Board of Commissioners approved its 2015 fiscal year budget in June, the spending plan included a 3 percent cost-of-living raise for full-time county workers and called for no furlough days.
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.