Rolling hills and flowing streams might make great scenery but they can also complicate the job of a developer. Such is the case for 231.5-acres along Gaines Mill Road, about a mile east of Athens Highway (U.S. 129).
The Newtown Florist Club held an online open conversation Monday evening to discuss what progress was being made in Gainesville to avoid the racial strife that has plagued numerous cities across the country.
An unexpected addition was made to the agenda at the Hall County Commission voting session Thursday evening, so last-minute that the actual resolution was presented to the commission hand written on a sheet of paper.
The Gainesville City Council gave unanimous approval Tuesday evening to an annexation request, followed immediately by a rezoning request, paving the way for Hall County’s first CarMax Auto Superstore.
Those arriving for Thursday morning’s city council work session, as well as those who work inside the Gainesville Administration Building on Henry Ward Way, were greeted by an odd sight: the lower level doors were open, the barricades were gone, detour signs had vanished and a smiling Deb Gravitt, Director of Tourism for the city, was welcoming people into the city’s latest upgrade.
The Director of Gainesville’s Department of Water Resources has a 10-year financial plan for her department’s future, plus a couple of simplifications for the billing process that she feels customers will like.
Agile Cold ATL NE, LLC, made two appeals Thursday evening to the Hall County Commission for a project already approved for construction. One request was approved unanimously, the other, an appeal of an earlier ruling issued by the county, was denied by an equivalent vote.