Starting Aug. 1, Gainesville will send its recyclables to the Hall County Recycling Center at 1008 Chestnut St. SE, Gainesville.
The City of Gainesville is lighting the downtown pedestrian bridge in royal blue to honor fallen Hall County Sheriff Deputy Nicolas Dixon. The city is also lowering all flags at city facilities to half staff.
A 375-home subdivision between Gillsville Highway and Gaines Ferry Road was recommended for approval Tuesday night by the Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board.
La Luz Del Mundo may have some infrastructure challenges ahead with a proposed multi-use development off Hog Mountain and Wade Orr roads in Flowery Branch.
Gainesville’s new fiscal year begins July 1, and the City Council approved the budget for the next year on Tuesday. It includes a rolled back millage rate and funds for several capital projects.
Ed Asbridge won a three-way race Tuesday, June 18, to fill Flowery Branch City Council’s Post 2 seat.Unofficial results showed that, with 351 of 502 votes cast in the special election, the retired businessman handily defeated Melissa Brooks and Chip McCallum.
A proposed 188-townhome development off Atlanta Highway/Ga. 13 was given the Oakwood Planning Commission’s OK Monday night.
Gainesville is currently sending its recycling to Athens, but the City Council will vote Tuesday on an agreement with Hall County that can help the city avoid having to raise the rates it charges residents.
Currently, the city hauls recyclables to Athens, and the deal with the county will save time and resources, officials said.
The anticipated Parkside on the Square development has been called off, but Gainesville city officials are holding out hope that downtown living can still be a possibility.