Gainesville City Council gave the final OK Tuesday for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta to proceed with building a church campus on Smith Road near the corner of McEver and Browns Bridge roads.
A lawsuit alleging that the Habersham County Board of Commissioners and Habersham County Airport Authority violated open meetings and records laws on several occasions last year is scheduled to begin today in Clarkesville.
Years of racial epithets and threats from a neighbor forced a Gainesville family from their home recently, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in Hall County Superior Court that tags city government as a defendant.
Hall County will outsource its timekeeping and payroll services to ADP, the nation's largest payroll services provider, in a move made Thursday that officials said will improve processing and reduce costs.
Growth in the electric car market has long been predicated on a chicken-or-egg problem: Will sales of electric vehicles spur the emergence of charging stations, or are the existence of charging stations necessary to drive sales?
The Coalition of Advocates for Georgia's Elderly had record turnout at a gathering last month to consider legislative priorities for 2016 and came away with two critical areas of focus: creating a registry to catalog and document abuse of the disabled and elderly, and providing more oral health care for seniors.
Some freight rail lines and commuter trains chugging through Gainesville and Hall County are not likely to meet an end-of-year deadline to install safety technology that would prevent locomotives from speeding and potentially reduce collisions, derailments and other accidents.