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Internet sales tax back on Congress' radar
At least $100,000 worth of business at Chase's Do It Best Hardware in Gainesville, Ga., shuffles out the door and onto the Internet each year to avoid sales taxes, in business manager Craig Shoemaker's estimation.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Badge and Bar: Ex-jailer named in federal lawsuit facing criminal charges
An ex-jailer from the Hall County Sheriff's Office has been indicted on a felony charge of violation of oath by a public officer and two misdemeanor counts of simple battery.
UGA Alumni team holding registration for Chamber Chase 5K
The Hall County University of Georgia Alumni Team is holding registration for the Chamber Chase 5K and two-mile wellness walk to be held March 27 at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville.
Baseball: Fannin County at North Hall postponed; Dawson at West Hall still on
The Fannin County at North Hall baseball game, originally scheduled for 5:55 p.m. today in Gainesville has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Anchor store opens at New Holland Marketplace
Nearly four years after the plan first came to light, the massive anchor store at New Holland Marketplace on the east side of Gainesville has opened its doors.
New York comes to Gainesville: The Arts Council presents 101 Years of Broadway
The Arts Council presents Neil Berg's "101 Years of Broadway" as part of its Pearce Series March 26 at 8:00 at Brenau University's Pearce Auditorium.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
New Waffle House likely coming to Gainesville
The Gainesville Planning Commission on Tuesday recommended approving an amendment to an architectural zoning condition that would allow the diner, known for serving "Good Food Fast" 24/7/365, to open on the southwest corner of Clarks Bridge Road and Limestone Parkway.
Rotary clubs plan tribute to public safety workers
Former Gainesville Police Chief Frank Hooper, left, former Hall County Sheriff Steve Cronic, center, and Rotary Club of Hall County member Lona Pope are working to have a monument to public safety personnel installed in Gainesville's Roosevelt Square.
Saturday's power outage still under investigation
The power outage in North Hall County on Saturday night remains under investigation, said Craig Heighton, public affairs director for Georgia Transmission Corp. A piece of equipment called a swivel that was holding up a section of power line failed in an area off Sardis Church Road, allowing the line to sag into another power line, breaking some ... (more)
The Local Agenda: Hall commissioners expected to OK grant applications
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is expected to approve a number of treatment services grant applications for the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council when it meets Wednesday.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Hall County bragging rights up for grabs this week in golf, track and field
Whisper it, but maybe we've turned the corner to spring once and for all. The calendar looks it, the area sports schedule looks it, and -- finally -- the weather may look like it for more than two days in a row.
Families get weekend history lesson
The monthly Family Day on Sunday at the Northeast Georgia History Center in Gainesville recognized the 200-year anniversary of the end of the War of 1812.
Powers granted to proposed CVB stripped from bill
State lawmakers have stripped language from a bill that would have given a newly created Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority power to issue bonds, purchase property and hire personnel without oversight from the City Council.
Will Cooper Pants Factory get a historical marker soon?
Gainesville is looking to move forward on the long-awaited placement of a historical marker at the site of the former Cooper Pants Factory.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Gainesville wants to help residents own homes
Gainesville officials explained to residents Saturday at an advisory meeting how low-income individuals can go about getting government assistance for a cornerstone achievement - owning a home.
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In Georgia, Some Republicans Look Beyond Senate Primary
GAINESVILLE, Ga.-In Georgia's Republican Senate primary, five leading candidates are each battling to prove to voters that they are the most conservative in the field.
GHMPO committee to consider expanding agencys boundaries
Based on the 2010 Census, the Gainesville Urbanized Area has expanded beyond the Hall County boundary.
Walking under the influence can lead to jail
"It's a bit of a misnomer," said Gainesville attorney Arturo Corso. "It's not that it's just against the law to be a pedestrian under the influence; it's against the law for a person to be intoxicated where it's hazardous and should not walk in the roadway or the shoulder of the roadway."
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Teacher turns boys into men with the 'Gents Club'
Gainesville resident Nathaniel Shelton has spent his career helping young men develop the skills they need to thrive.
Residents get homes through Habitat for Humanity, Hall County partnership
Brothers Adrian, left, and Julian Aceves swing from a peach tree Saturday in the backyard of their new Gillsville house.