Local lawyer and former Hall County Commissioner Ashley Bell has formally announced his intentions to run for state school superintendent.
When the new Fair Street School building opened in October 2013, it was the Gainesville city school system's goal for all of those students to have their own school-issued tablet devices with the intent of eventually taking those home.
Ongoing concerns about the costs associated with providing services in Gainesville and unincorporated parts of Hall County have led state lawmakers to push for a bill that would put a mediation process in place for dealing with the city's next round of "island" annexations.
A new piece of equipment at the Hall County Recycling Center will increase efficiency and hopefully attract more users.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners will vote on a number of proposed developments, including a South Hall apartment complex sure to bring out residents opposing the project, when it meets Thursday.
The future of Lake Lanier's water quality is on tap Thursday at a meeting at Unicoi State Park in Helen.
Collaboration was the theme at Monday night's Joint Municipal Association meeting as officials reported and heard progress toward cultivating a unified Northeast Georgia presence that is economically sound and sustainable.
Hall County students can rest easy: Barring any further bad weather, their spring breaks and summer vacations are free from being intruded upon.
The Georgia Department of Transportation calls the Tumbling Circle railroad crossing near Old Oakwood Road in Gainesville one of the most dangerous intersections in the state and has recommended closing it.
Construction on the Hall County Sheriff's Office North Hall precinct is moving along, with doors set to open to the public at the end of next month, county officials said.
For some, Thursday's public information open house on widening U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway in North Hall County may seem familiar.
State Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, is co-sponsoring a bill aimed at reforming the state's medical malpractice system and lowering health care costs. His picture was on a mailer sent to many Hall County homes in January, asking residents to thank him for his support of the bill.
For the past two weeks, testimony in Hall County Superior Court has described a July 6, 2012, boating crash caused by negligence and recklessness.
Calling it a mere formality, Gainesville officials are hoping that changing the name of the existing tourism bureau to the Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority will be a boon to its economic development portfolio.
Championing fiscal responsibility, personal accountability and government transparency, South Hall farmer and businesswoman Kathy Cooper announced Thursday her candidacy for the District 1 seat on the Hall County Board of Commissioners.
HELEN - There's environmental green and dollar green, and both got heavy chatter at Thursday's Lake Lanier Stakeholders meeting.
Gainesville is retiring the Red Rabbit name for its transit line and rolling out new buses with a rebranded design that officials say gives the public transportation service a more modern look.
Residents expressed a wide range of opinions on widening U.S. 129 in North Hall - often depending on how they were affected - at a Thursday night meeting, but comments were commonly followed by "if the road ever gets built."
Despite emotional pleas from residents concerned about impact on traffic and schools, the Hall County Board of Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved rezoning land along Spout Springs Road in South Hall to allow for the development of a 352-unit apartment complex and limited commercial use.
The Gainesville Jaycees make a special effort to keep under wraps the identities of the Young Man and Young Woman of the Year recipients.
Local personal care home Summer's Landing at Limestone held Olympics this week at its Windward Lane facility.
Attorneys for a man accused of malice murder in the death of a young child have filed a motion in Hall County Superior Court saying the charges violate their client's right to not be subject to double jeopardy.
Chestatee High School senior Dennis Head already has a clear plan for the next eight years of his life.
As a double-decker tour bus pulled up to the Senior Life Center in Gainesville at dawn Wednesday, the promise of a trip to the state Capitol in Atlanta and an opportunity to address lawmakers energized two dozen senior citizens who were gathering.
The temperature was cool outside, but it was hot, hot, hot inside Wednesday evening at the University of North Georgia men's basketball game.
A Gainesville man was acquitted Tuesday by a Hall County jury in a misdemeanor theft by shoplifting case.
A monthlong series of events will start Saturday to help the Lake Lanier Islands resort fill about 500 seasonal positions.