The Georgia Municipal Association, a lobbying group for the interests of Georgia cities, laid out several priorities for the 2015 session of the state General Assembly during a meeting Monday night in Buford with local government officials.
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will offer a workshop for individuals who are interested in either starting or growing a new venture.
Hall County schools have been awarded a $565,189 grant from the state to help cover the costs of upgrading the district's Wi-Fi infrastructure, district officials announced Monday at a school board meeting.
Kubota Manufacturing of America plans to expand its headquarters in Gainesville, creating 650 jobs and investing $100 million into the project over the next several years.
Kayla Ballenger has been an environmentalist for as long as she can remember, so when she had a chance to attend the People's Climate March, a march on the United Nations Climate Summit in New York last month, the decision was easy.
At first glance, the newly rebuilt house, situated in a nondescript neighborhood called Wintergreen Court, doesn't look any different from every other freshly constructed home in the Flowery Branch area.
The 2014 Howl-O-Ween pet costume contest and parade Sunday brought furry friends and their owners to Laurel Park in Gainesville for the event sponsored by Hall County Parks & Leisure and the Hall County Animal Shelter. Contest categories included scariest, funniest, cutest, best owner/pet look-alike and best overall. After the contest, the pets were paraded around the park. Participants were asked to donate pet-friendly items such as newspapers or paper towels for the Hall County Animal Shelter.
Applications are now open for rising sixth-graders at the Da Vinci Academy and the Earhart-Edison Exploration Academy, Hall County's programs of choice for middle school students.
ATLANTA - The candidates for Georgia governor came to their third and final debate ready to attack, ramping up their accusations on education, taxes and the economy.
Now that it has approved a significant tax increase to support its 2015 budget, Oakwood City Council is looking to nail down the spending plan itself.
One of Gainesville's lakefront properties is getting a makeover.
One theme keeps rearing its head this election year when it comes to contested races in Georgia: Democrats are trotting out candidates with name-brand recognition as Republicans push back against this "legacy" influence.
State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, lost the vote Monday for Senate president pro tem in the Georgia legislature.
Carl Sanders was Georgia's governor but also a huge contributor to Hall County's early growth.
An electric space heater too close to a Christmas tree has left five people without a home.
A Gainesville physician is doing his part to free the Ebola virus' deadly grip on his native Sierra Leone, and he is hoping the hard work of a group he belongs to will pay off soon.
Last weekend, The Rooster's Perch, a local meeting place for people with and without disabilities, opened the doors to a brand-new central location at 210 Bradford St. in Gainesville with hopes of growth for its patrons and the community.
Merrianne Dyer, former Gainesville City Schools superintendent, was recently named to the University of Georgia College of Education's inaugural Board of Visitors.
Students residing on the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega campus may notice changes over the next year.
The Hall County Republican Party has selected its appointments to the new elections board that will launch Jan. 1.
The former Lee's Pure Oil Service Station has been renovated and set up as a new corporate headquarters.
While significant attrition at the Hall County Sheriff's Office over the last two years has largely been filled by new hires, recent staffing shortages in the patrol division have prompted a new directive subjecting officers to 24-hour availability.
Nonprofit organizations across Georgia were the real winners Thursday as the third annual Georgia Gives Day saw another increase in donations from the inaugural event in 2012.
A woman in a floral-print sheath dress pinned a "Jimmy Carter for Governor" poster on a bulletin board.
In a year's time, decades of experience in Hall County Juvenile Court have been lost.