Projects old and new top Gainesville's list of priorities as a vote on a new round of special purpose local option sales tax looms.
When it comes to special purpose local option sales tax, Hall County government gets the lion's share of revenue, and that's no small matter.
Though the votes won't be counted until March 17, the fate of a 1 percent sales tax to fund infrastructure projects across Hall County may be decided before then.
Gainesville officials have selected a design template for new wayfinding signs in the city, a first step toward construction and installation.
The northern long-eared bat, whose habitat extends into Hall County, has contributed to the latest delay of a draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Glades Reservoir.
Plans to open Gainesville's first microbrewery in the midtown district are no more.
Described as "very serious in nature," accounting deficiencies in a grant-funded housing program operated by Hall County were revealed Thursday night in an audit report to the Board of Commissioners.
Gainesville officials have prepared a resolution opposing a $1 billion state transportation bill, even as the plan continues to be revised in the Georgia General Assembly.
There are two major complicating factors as local governments prepare to dive into budget talks this year: Will voters approve a 1 percent sales tax to fund roads, building renovations and other infrastructure upgrades and how will a proposed $1 billion state transportation bill affect city and county revenues?
Academy Sports + Outdoors has ended speculation about what store will anchor a new retail development at the southeast corner of Dawsonville Highway and Ahaluna Drive.
The process of determining who is eligible for unemployment benefits can seem arbitrary and ambiguous at times, particularly in the case of workers who are terminated with cause.
A bill in the state legislature proposes making it easier for third party and independent political candidates to get their names on the ballot in Georgia, but debate remains about just how far to lower the bar.
The Gainesville Parks and Recreation department is ready to bid out improvements to a ballfield that include lights, concessions, restrooms and spectator seating.
ATLANTA - The steps to the entrance of the state Capitol in Atlanta aren't quite as inspiring as those Rocky triumphantly ascends, arms raised when he reaches the top, ready for the fight of his life. But they do stir a sense of anticipation about what could be.
The 2014 fiscal year ended on a positive financial note for Hall County government, according to a report officials delivered Friday.
The Gainesville City Council voted Friday to allocate $50,000 from the general fund contingency budget to support continued cleanup efforts in the wake of this week's ice storm, which sent trees and limbs crashing onto homes and power lines.
After snow flurries fell amid trees and power lines still encased in ice Wednesday, local officials began preparing for more wintry weather this weekend.
Summer's Landing at Limestone, an assisted living facility on Windward Lane in Gainesville, will soon be known as Oxton Place of Gainesville.
Power outages across Hall County sent residents scrambling Tuesday morning for generators, food and other essentials to make it through the storm's aftermath.