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'
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.
In the historic presidential election of 2008, Americans chose a candidate who promised "hope and change."
Republican Doug Collins finished a long campaign with a huge victory Tuesday night over Democrat Jody Cooley in winning Georgia's newly drawn 9th District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Election Day is a bit harried so far for Hall County's election workers.
Charlotte Sosebee has a bit of advice for voters today: "Wear some comfortable shoes."
Politically drawn district maps may be helping the Republican Party maintain its grip on Georgia's legislature heading into Tuesday's general election.
As Election Day approaches Tuesday, two local civil rights organizations want to ensure that all Gainesville voters have the opportunity to make it to the polls.
Some voters waited 50 minutes to cast early ballots Friday, but voters Tuesday can expect to wait at least 30 minutes, Hall County Elections Director Charlotte Sosebee said.
Today is the last opportunity for voters to cast early ballots before Election Day.
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