Gainesville City Council will hold second readings today to roll back the property tax rate and set the water rate.
Hall County plans to present to the cities by Oct. 15 an intergovernmental agreement concerning a new five-year round of special purpose local option sales tax money, Lula City Manager Dennis Bergin said Monday night.
Two Canton residents suspected in a home invasion crashed their truck Monday afternoon in the woods after a pursuit from Hall County deputies.
Kathy Amos of Gainesville has always been drawn to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra because the music it has produced "does something for my soul."
After being struck by a patient at the Central State Hospital, Kel Lee Cutrell knew there was only one correct response: a hug.
Gainesville Schools Superintendent Wanda Creel said her father taught her that if you're going to do something, you should do it right.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has named a new district engineer for the 21-county Northeast Georgia District 1, which includes Hall.
It's a brand new team, but it's already shaping up to be a fierce competition.
CUMMING - After spending 35 years on Atlanta TV warning viewers what not to do in a storm, retired meteorologist and Forsyth County resident Ken Cook had a chance to put his own advice into practice during a recent thunderstorm.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has seen its recovery from claims to damaged state property nearly quadruple in the first year it has outsourced the work.
Students at Lanier Career Academy learned Thursday that the heroes of Sept. 11, 2001, included both courageous men and women and their K-9 helpers.
Hall County has announced the launch of a new Geographic Information Systems website that will allow residents to access property and tax assessment information.
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department is still looking to repay about $23,000 in unclaimed water refunds.
ATLANTA - A new study suggests the growing share of income earned by the rich could raise the costs of a Republican proposal to replace Georgia's income tax with an expanded sales tax.
The U.S. solicitor general said he believes the Supreme Court should put off accepting a Florida lawsuit that accuses Georgia of consuming too much water.
Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites has given its OK to a new chapter representing Don Carter State Park in North Hall County.
A portion of Wilshire Trails Park will be closed Wednesday and possibly Thursday, according to Gainesville Parks and Recreation.
Libertarian candidate for governor Andrew Hunt spoke Monday to the Politically Incorrect Club at the University of North Georgia, outlining his platform as a third-party candidate.
The fall season officially begins today, bringing cooler temperatures throughout the week. The break from the summer heat has allowed several Hall County residents the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, whether it be a brisk walk through the square or relaxing downtown.
Election season is heating up as Republican and Democratic candidates swing through Hall County in the next week.
Republican voters swarmed the clubhouse Monday at the Village at Deaton Creek to welcome U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, his wife, Bonnie, first lady of Georgia Sandra Deal and State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville.
MINNEAPOLIS - A 25-year-old man was sentenced Monday to life in prison with a chance for parole after admitting he killed a second woman in the Twin Cities and left her body in an abandoned car.
Hall County officials are looking to cut costs by reducing the number of pay periods for employees, but any change is now unlikely before January or February.
Hall County Schools is planning to make some shifts in facilities and schools near capacity in the southern and eastern parts of the county.
Oakwood property owners, including three from the same neighborhood, criticized a proposed 50 percent hike in the city's property tax rate Monday, saying they believe officials should have eased in increases rather than hit residents all at once.
Students at North Hall Middle School have returned to school after evacuating for a bomb threat.
The drowning victim who fell in Lake Lanier early Sunday has been found.
The Times' phone voicemail system is down, meaning those who call the newspaper will not be able to leave any messages for employees.
A Buford man accused in May 2013 of misappropriating money from elderly investors must repay $1.8 million, according to a judgment by the Securities and Exchange Commission.