Cities In The News


When you can see inside Lula’s renovated downtown depot

September 18, 2019

Gainesville Times

The building was completely gutted inside and renovated with new walls, floors, lighting and furniture. The outside...

Town elections set

August 29, 2019

MainStreet News

Elections won’t be needed in Maysville, Alto, Lula and Gillsville where only one candidate qualified for each race on the ballot.

Lula moves to form Planning Commission and adopting tethering laws

July 9, 2019

Access North Georgia

Because Hall County provides animal control services for the City of Lula the Lula City Council agrees that modifying current citywide animal regulations to match Hall County’s codes will be in the best interest of all parties involved.

Lula budget keeps water rates stable, won't collect property tax

June 17, 2019

Gainesville Times

The Lula City Council plans to approve a budget Monday that continues the city’s tradition of not collecting property taxes and that keeps water and sewer rates the same.

Lula City Council pay adjustments approved

May 22, 2019

Gainesville Times

Lula’s council members and mayor will now be able to get paid for more meetings, after no residents spoke at a second public hearing Tuesday and the City Council approved the change.

Lula leaders urge local business owners to unite

May 21, 2019

Access North Georgia

Lula Mayor Jim Grier called for the formation of a merchants’ association Monday evening during the monthly city council meeting. “It’s something that has been near and dear to my heart, small businesses in the City of Lula,” Grier said introducing his suggestion.

Lula prepares to welcome new business on almost 20 acres

May 14, 2019

Access North Georgia

Currently, the parcel in question is raw and wooded land. “It’s always been used for agriculture, so it will continue its primary use as agricultural, only in this case becoming a tree and shrub farm,” Bergin said.

Variety of issues facing Lula shows changing face of growing community

April 17, 2019

Access North Georgia

City Attorney Jim Homans urged the city to take the terrorism and cyberterrorism options that are available. Homans said recently several cities have been victims of ransomware attacks.

Lula leaders hear about proposed new Hall County jail boarding charges

April 9, 2019

Access North Georgia

Lula doesn’t have its own police force and therefore doesn’t send people to jail but should there be changes in the future the increased housing cost could affect the city.

'We finally got the ball rolling': Lula leaders on Train Depot rehab

March 25, 2019

Access North Georgia

Bergin said his team estimates the final cost for the project will be around $236,000, with some of that reimbursed should Lula be awarded funds from the performance bond.