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.
If the Hall County School District becomes a charter system, Superintendent Will Schofield said the change will cost more in time than in dollars, requiring a large amount of training and professional development.
Hall County officials are finalizing a category list for projects to be funded by a new five-year round of special purpose local option sales tax. They hope to present that list to voters during public input meetings later this fall.
Drug charges have been dropped against a Commerce woman after crime lab analysis confirmed her claim that a spoon she had in a vehicle leading to her arrest did not contain methamphetamine residue but spaghetti sauce.
An Oakwood woman is accused of murder in the death of a Flowery Branch woman whose remains were found last October in a Hall County park.
Hall County is threatening legal action against Sutphen, manufacturer of a firetruck involved in a July 22 accident that seriously injured three firefighters, if the company does not reimburse the county for the full cost of the truck, according to documents obtained by The Times through an open records request.
Fair Street School neighbors watched waves of excited children march by Friday as the entire school paraded with signs, flags and giant, handmade doves chanting "We want peace! We want peace!"
Social studies coursework may give students more to remember than to learn, according to findings by a Hall County Schools committee on curriculum for the subject.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, a Democrat from DeKalb County, has introduced legislation that would dial back a federal program that transfers military equipment and resources to local law enforcement agencies.
A truck submerged in Lake Lanier at Little River Park on Wednesday was reported missing on Sept. 11 from Loganville, according to a Gwinnett County police report.
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to hold open house meetings on a project that would bring high occupancy toll lanes closer to Hall County.
A fishing tournament will be held Saturday at Laurel Park in Gainesville to raise funds to benefit three injured Hall County firefighters.
More than 48,000 meals will be provided to food-insecure Georgians, thanks to the hundreds Thursday who attended the Empty Bowl Lunch benefiting the Georgia Mountain Food Bank.
Hall County has mailed revised tax assessments to about 3,800 property owners, the first sign the appeals process is ending for some residents.
Flowery Branch officials continue searching for a permanent solution to damage on Spring Street from 2013 flooding.