Gainesville native and longtime community activist Rose Johnson announced Tuesday she is running to become the city's first elected mayor in November.
Hall County Commissioners Craig Lutz and Scott Gibbs each raised more than $11,000 in the first six months of 2013, campaign disclosure reports show.
Many Gainesville voters will do something in November they've likely never done in their lives - vote for mayor.
As election years go, it's been quiet so far, but a slew of municipal elections are scheduled this fall.
Tony Beatty, a marketing and communications consultant, announced Saturday his intention to seek the District 1 post on the Hall County Board of Commissioners currently held by Craig Lutz.
Twenty-two-year-old Pablo Picazo said Tuesday he plans to run for the Gainesville City Council seat against long-serving Councilman George Wangemann, representing District 4.
Former Hall County Commissioner Ashley Bell will seek to represent Gainesville's Ward 1, the position currently held by Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan.
Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan officially announced at Thursday's City Council work session his plan to resign as mayor at the end of August so he can run to become the city's first elected mayor in November.
Real estate agent Charles Alvarez has announced plans to run for Gainesville's new mayoral post.
Gainesville City Councilman George Wangemann is running for re-election as the representative for Ward 4.
President Barack Obama will not have to vacate the Oval Office for another four years, defeating Republican and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Tuesday night.
U.S. Rep-elect Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, has a while yet before he can catch some breaths following 16 months of stiff campaigning throughout Georgia's newly drawn and heavily Republican 9th District.
'Obamacare is going to ruin the health care system' First-time voter Nicholas Rizzo, 18, cast his ballot for Romney. Rizzo said his concern for jobs and the economy led to his decision, adding that Obama's health care reform had dissuaded him from supporting the president. "Obamacare is going to ruin the health care system," he said. "It will discourage people from joining that field." He was joined by his mother Karen Rizzo at the Lanier ...
Nearly 70 percent of Hall County's registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday's general election, falling short of 2008's voting total.
Georgians have approved a constitutional amendment that would allow a new state board to issue charters for private operators to run independent public schools.