Ramped-up code enforcement efforts are not expected to be hampered despite the fact Gainesville Community Development Department officials don't expect their budget to change much in the 2015 fiscal year.
Ryan Sanders, assistant program manager with Stop Hunger Now, milled around the crowded room wearing a shirt emblazoned with "Rice Goes Last."
Lula officials are gearing up for a special election to replace City Councilman Norman Harrop, who is preparing for a move of his own.
The standard length of a school bus seat is 39 inches - that's 13 inches per student, mind you.
The University of North Georgia is continuing a series of town hall meetings for alumni and community members to weigh in on its strategic plan.
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department is proposing a 2.25 percent increase in the water rate for the 2015 fiscal year, and a 1.25 percent increase in the sewer rate.
Nairika Cornett has always kept her children's exposure to technology to a minimum, but it was a hassle.
The wreck in her front yard, turning an elaborate birdhouse into a pile of lumber, helped confirm what Stephanie Scoggins already knew: Something needs to be done with Ga. 369/Browns Bridge Road.
The Disabled American Veterans' hosted its "Fulfilling Our Promises" concert Saturday night at the Carlos and Sandra Cervantes Theater at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville. The concert featured a variety of music, including classical, country and gospel performed by 15 musicians of various ages and backgrounds. The event was a fundraiser for DAV Chapter 17, which depends on donations and volunteers to assist area veterans and their families. In addition, the chapter provides scholarships for children of veterans and transportation to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Decatur.
Gainesville City Council appears poised to approve the placement of a long-awaited historical marker at the site of the former Cooper Pants Factory, which burned during the April 6, 1936, tornado that devastated much of the city.
Brenau University celebrated its past with a black-tie-optional event Saturday night while sharing with guests big plans for the future.
A new drug that was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration has raised concerns both locally and nationally about its potential for abuse.
James Smith's family is struggling to make ends meet, so paying for any kind of health coverage - at this point - is tough.
Blindfolded students from West Hall, with their partners guiding them, searched for a rolling beep ball Friday morning during Disability Resource Center's annual Beep Ball event at Mulberry Creek Community Center.
Before the Hall County Board of Commissioners approved a $257,000 contract Thursday for the architectural design of a new Sheriff's Office headquarters, questions emerged about whether due diligence had been given to looking at the possibility of renovating existing buildings instead, perhaps at a lower cost.
Some very special students are now responsible for the daily raising of the flag at Johnson High School.
Lula City Council has approved an ordinance that lays out how council members will be paid for extra meetings and how much they can expect to be reimbursed.
Students from Flowery Branch High School and Gainesville Middle School walked the red carpet Tuesday to collect awards for videos promoting drug-free lifestyles.
Hall County is moving forward on a traffic signal at Ramsey Road and Ga. 365 in northeast Hall.
A Gainesville man decided to plead guilty to assault charges after his trial was underway.
Gainesville police said Tuesday there was no new information as to how or what caused the apparent drowning of a man Thursday in Lake Lanier.
Gainesville Middle School Principal Ken Martin has a lot of use for an extra school bus.
The Supreme Court of Georgia unanimously upheld Tuesday a Gainesville man's convictions of malice murder and other crimes for beating to death his girlfriend's 18-month-old daughter and physically abusing her other two children.
Plans to redevelop the Lanier Plaza shopping center on Thompson Bridge Road were dealt a setback Tuesday night.
The displays at the Lula Train Depot depicted a reinvigorated downtown, with storefronts getting a makeover and a "streetscaping" effort sprucing up Main Street.
Construction has started on the Hall County Correctional Institute.
While a federal permit needed to proceed with the Glades Reservoir project remains in limbo, local governments and authorities are extending the time frame for negotiations with Glade Farm LLC about payments and other proposed amendments to a lease management agreement.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board will meet today to consider the proposed redevelopment of the Lanier Plaza shopping center on Thompson Bridge Road.
Farm wineries are prohibited in Hall County, but that's likely to change soon.