The Gainesville City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve a fiscal year 2012 budget that includes no tax rate increase, furloughs or cuts in services.
Hall County Board of Commissioners may have had some trouble finding consensus among taxpayers attending a public hearing Tuesday night on a proposed tax increase to pay for next fiscal year's budget.
Jesse Jewell Parkway closures planned for this week have changed slightly.
Members of the Multi Agency Narcotics Squad intended to bust up a drug deal Friday and instead ended up with 3 pounds of Epsom salts.
After eight years of planning and hard work, Lula Water Reclamation Treatment Facility is up and running.
The crime rate is dropping in Gainesville City Schools, according to data presented at Monday night's board meeting.
A car reported stolen from a Forsyth County driveway was found in Lake Lanier later that same day, according to Lumpkin County Sheriff Office investigator Darren Martin.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A drifter already serving a life sentence for killing Meredith Emerson of Buford and sentenced to death for killing a hiker in Florida is now facing murder charges for the slaying of a North Carolina couple.
Gainesville, Hall County and state crews are wrapping up the cleanup after Saturday's strong thunderstorm, and officials say all trees that were knocked down have been removed from area roads.
While Hall County debates which services to cut or by how much to raise taxes, the Gainesville City Council will be voting on a fiscal 2012 budget that includes a $5 million surplus.
Arrive early if you want a good seat.
A federal judge has promised he will decide in the next 10 days whether to temporarily block enforcement of Georgia's new immigration law.
Good soldiers know to cover their tracks - and that's not just on the battlefield.
Mike Brown, CEO and president of the Gainesville-based Georgia Mountains YMCA, has resigned effective July 6 to take a similar post in Rockford, Ill.
Gainesville taxpayers have to wait until at least September to find out whether their tax rates will go down 0.3 mills.
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Before the pint-sized ghosts and goblins haunt the streets Monday, local law enforcement officers are giving tips to make everything all right on fright night.
A Cleveland man accused of wire fraud totaling more than $200,000 had his trial date moved to January, according to court documents.
For new parents, the fear of sleep-related deaths never dissipates.
Ryan Thompson can remember thinking health care insurance rates were high when he and his wife had their first child eight years ago.
Who's on the ballot
Kim Johnson isn't interested in putting a bar in her newly opened restaurant off Main Street in Lula - nor does she really have the ...
Civic leaders in Gainesville's African-American community are inviting residents to share their memories of life along Atlanta Street at 11 a.m. Saturday during ...
Elderly and disabled/homebound residents in Hall County and across Northeast Georgia's Ninth District can apply for assistance paying their heating bills this winter ...
It's something you can understand only if you've gone through it.
After an evening of discussions between Maria Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino, and Kristen Soltis Anderson, Republican strategist and researcher, Bridgett Tiller ...
Will Schofield, Hall County Schools superintendent, said Tuesday the state school board should allow for postsecondary option courses in math and English for students who ...
A city historic preservation board gave Flowery Branch its blessing Tuesday to the South Hall city's plans for a new City Hall.
Gov. Nathan Deal strongly called for changes in education, primarily through passage of his Opportunity School District constitutional amendment, Tuesday in a talk before the ...
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