Following a summer in which the community was up in arms over a proposed 14 percent property tax increase, only a handful of residents showed up at a Gainesville school board public hearing to discuss the tentatively adopted 12 percent tax increase.
The Gainesville City Council took the first step in adopting the city school board's proposed tax increase Tuesday, but not without some opposition.
Authorities are now saying the shooting death of a 44-year-old man Tuesday morning in Big Canoe is being investigated as self-defense.
Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:
BRASELTON - Urgent Care Braselton is now open for patients.
Two known gang members have been arrested for their alleged roles in a drive-by shooting Sunday. Gainesville police arrested Miguel Nunez-Lerado, 20, of Gillsville Highway, following a drive-by shooting in which no one was injured. Police believe Nunez-Lerado was in a car from which shots from an air-powered BB ...
The Gwinnett County Police department has released the names of three men who were shot Saturday night at a party in Buford.
Lake Lanier is looking to close out the summer well below the normal full pool of 1,071 feet.
A 300-unit apartment complex is planned for property off Cedar Ridge Drive in South Hall.
A discarded cigarette resulted in a Saturday fire that caused an estimated $50,000 in damage to an East Hall home.
Schools of choice may allow parents the power to pick, yet kids being shuttled to schools across Gainesville or to the other end of South Hall County may be whining to bus drivers, "Are we there yet?" Just this year, Hall County schools opened the World Language Academy, the system's first school of choice that accepts students countywide regardless of their home district. The World Language Academy joins the ranks of the entire Gainesville school ...
After Hurricane Ike's winds beat the coast of Texas and eventually slowed to tropical storm status Saturday, Georgia Power employees prepared to assist their fellow utility companies with the task of returning power to more than 2.5 million people in the Houston area.
Hall County's legislative delegation heard requests during a series of meetings Thursday. They include:
The Christmas season usually brings fun outings, delicious food and festive decorations. However, these merry perks can be hazardous to furry friends.
Information about the recent theft of firearms from a Cumming pawnshop could lead to a $10,000 reward.
Capt. Andre Niles with the Hall County Marshal's Office was named Wednesday as the state's 2013 Code Enforcement Officer of the Year.
The Gainesville City Council has placed on the consent agenda a policy for the naming of city-owned property, including parks.
Two Flowery Branch residents face trafficking charges after $26,600 in methamphetamine was found at a home Wednesday off McEver Road.
Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum on Thursday asked members of the county's legislative delegation to change state law pertaining to legal organs in order to allow legal advertising to be posted on local websites rather than printed in newspapers.
Talk about health care, education, the economy and jobs filled an hourlong legislative breakfast Thursday, as well as a commitment by lawmakers not to dawdle when the 2014 General Assembly kicks off Jan. 14.
The Hall County Correctional Institute may have an already-built home to move into, in the form of the soon-to-be vacated detention center in Gainesville.
The city of Gainesville and Hall County have come to an understanding about Glades Reservoir.
Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said a new fire station in North Hall will improve insurance rates only on the condition that a second ladder truck is secured by the county.
The Hall County School District is the fastest-growing in the country for public charter school students.
Roadwork supporting New Holland Marketplace in Gainesville is mostly done, and newly installed traffic lights should be operational by year's end.
More than a year later, the murder of Nelson Garner remains a mystery.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter's announcement that he would retire at the end of the school year left friends and colleagues praising his service and dedication.