The Gainesville City Council voted Tuesday to approve an audit of commercial solid waste companies that legally operate within the city.
BY JEFF GILL firstname.lastname@example.org With construction under way on Flowery Branch's first hotel, City Council is looking to adopt a 5 percent hotel-motel tax. Council is scheduled to discuss the matter and possibly give its first OK to the tax at today's regularly scheduled meeting, which is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. at City Hall, 5517 Main St. According to state ...
Investigators with the Gwinnett County Police Department arrested 36-year-old Iniabel Ferrer of Buford and obtained arrest warrants for 44-year-old Jose Luis Ciuro of Buford in connection with them obtaining personal and medical information from six elderly Alzheimer's patients that were being cared for at a nursing home in Buford.
Hall County jurors will be asked to pack their bags this morning for a death penalty trial that will have them sequestered in an area hotel until its conclusion. Final jury selection of 16 people, including four alternates, is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. in the trial of Ignacio Vergara. Opening statements are slated for this afternoon.
A landlocked property owner on Cleveland Highway created his own problem, the Hall County Planning Commission decided Monday.
A library nearly the length of a football field will have its grand opening today at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega.
After months of wrestling with figures, the Gainesville City Board of Education finally approved a budget for this fiscal year.
Here's some reassuring news for parents: Despite the financial troubles facing Georgia's public schools, at least the kids won't starve.
The Oakwood Planning Commission voted Monday night to recommend that City Council approve annexing parts or all of six city "islands," or unincorporated areas surrounded by the city.
Feel the traffic suddenly pick up Monday on Mundy Mill Road?
Not since native son Jimmy Carter lost to Ronald Reagan in 1980 has Hall County voted for a Democrat for president. However, party loyalists on both sides are taking the 2008 campaign seriously and have opened campaign headquarters in Gainesville.
A recount this morning has confirmed the results of the Aug. 5 runoff election, with Jim Boff edging Julie Tressler by 30 votes for the District 5 seat on the Forsyth County Commission.
Fieldale Farms Corp., the Baldwin-based poultry processor, has announced the layoff of 20 administrative employees and plans to leave 10 other positions vacant.
A meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Peachtree City said new models from the National Hurricane Center indicate the possibility of beneficial rains for Georgia this weekend from the remnants of Tropical Storm Fay.
"Run for your life" isn't just a figure of speech.
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.