Posted on: April 30, 2015

Story of lifesaving dog shared for Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

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In recognition of April 30th as "National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day," the Hall County Animal Shelter would like to recognize a shelter dog whose heroic actions saved the life of another shelter pet.

A 2-year-old pit bull mix named Star gave bi...Read on...


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Posted on: April 20, 2015

Chairman Mecum to lead committee on public safety and courts policy

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Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum was recently named as the 2015-2016 Chairman of the Public Safety and the Courts Policy Committee for ACCG, Georgia’s county association. The appointment was made by ACCG President and Gwinnett Co...Read on...


Posted on: November 27, 2016

Trial Jury for December 5, 2016

WEEK OF DECEMBER 5, 2016. Summoned jurors MUST call (770) 531-7030 after 6 p.m. on the FRIDAY before your DESIGNATED reporting date for recorded instructions. There will be updates concerning your service. Your summons number and date to report are locate...Read on...


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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Public Safety Tribute to be dedicated Thursday

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The dedication and celebration of a monument created to honor Gainesville-Hall County’s public safety community will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Roosevelt Square.

The Rotary Clubs of Gainesville, Hall County and South Hall began partnering with a n...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

All plats must be filed electronically as of Jan. 1

Do you file plats? If so, changes are coming to the filing process in the state of Georgia. 

Effective Jan. 1, 2017, all plats filed in Georgia must be filed electronically. Plats will no longer be accepted for filing in paper format.

The move to requi...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Property tax due Dec. 1

Property tax is due on Thursday, Dec. 1. The Hall County Tax Commissioner's office will be closed for Thanksgiving Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 in compliance with the Hall County Government holiday schedule.

For the convenience of residents,...Read on...

Hall County Tax Commissioner website
Posted on: November 17, 2016

Hall County offices closed Nov. 24-25

This is a reminder that Hall County's administrative offices, courts, recycling center and community centers will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 for the Thanksgiving holidays. Hall County's community centers will also remain closed throu...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2016

Gov. Deal to speak at Drug Court’s anniversary celebrations

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal will be making remarks Friday as Hall County Drug Court celebrates their fifteenth anniversary and Dawson County Drug Court celebrates its tenth anniversary.

The celebrations coincide with commencement ceremonies for the two en...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Hall Co. Animal Shelter’s largest donation to date to outfit transport trailer

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The Hall County Animal Shelter received its largest donation to date—nearly $20,000-- which will be used to outfit the shelter’s transport trailer, giving them more visibility and functionality at off-site adoption events.

The shelter received the $19...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: October 31, 2016

Invitation extended to display art in Hall County Government Center

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Hall County Government is reopening its first Call for Artists to participate in the Hall County Government Center Public Art Program.

The County is looking for artists who are interested in displaying their two-dimensional works of art for a period of...Read on...

Hall County Government Public Art Program
Posted on: October 27, 2016

Weather sirens, Citizen's Alert System to be tested Wednesday

At approximately 10 a.m. Nov. 2, 2016, Hall County Central Communications/E9-1-1 will conduct an audible test of the severe weather warning system. This will only be a test. The sirens will sound for approximately three minutes.

Sound tests will not b...Read on...

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

Grant funds to help rehabilitate seven Hall County homes

Seven Hall County homeowners are in the final stages of approval to receive grant funding for much-needed repairs and upgrades to their residences, bringing their homes into compliance with County building codes.

"These are people who want to cor...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Workshop scheduled to discuss future land use as part of comprehensive plan update

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The public is invited to attend a workshop to share ideas on the future land use for Hall County. This is the next step in the Hall County Comprehensive Land Use Plan update.

In this workshop, citizens will:
Learn about the information gathered in pr...Read on...

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

HCG Family Health Center pharmacy saves County, its members $1.4 million

More than $1.4 million in savings has been realized between Hall County Government and those covered under its health insurance plan in the first 18 months after opening its own pharmacy on Old Cornelia Highway.

According to Hall County Human Resources...Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Hall Co. Government partners with local schools for recycling competition

Hall County Government has partnered with the Hall County School District for a nationwide recycling competition that aims to teach students the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling plastic bottles, aluminum cans and paper products.

In order ...Read on...

Hall County Recycling Center tour information
Posted on: October 17, 2016

Hall County Tax Commissioner launches new website

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The Hall County Tax Commissioner’s Office has launched a new website to help residents find the most up-to-date information regarding property taxes, tag renewals, billing cycles, delinquent tax payments and more.

“More and more people are turning to t...Read on...

Hall County Tax Commissioner's website
Posted on: October 10, 2016

Concert at Cherokee Bluffs to raise funds for performing arts programs

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Hall County Parks and Leisure is partnering with Alto Pictures and the Hall County Board of Education to present a concert at Cherokee Bluffs Park later this month, benefiting local schools' performing arts programs.

"This is a wonderful opportuni...Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2016

Hall County sends teams to aid in Hurricane Matthew relief efforts

Hall County Government is deploying a team of fire services personnel to south Georgia in response to a request for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

“Eight members of Hall County Fire Services are deploying to Perry, Ga., which will serve ...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Hall County Elections Director to leave post following November’s election

Hall County’s elections director has accepted a similar position with Athens-Clarke County Government but will remain in her role with the County through the November elections.

“It has been an honor and privilege to serve the residents of Hall County...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

New sidewalks provide a safer walk down Floyd Road

More sidewalks have been added to Floyd Road following meetings between area residents, Hall County staff and District 4 Commissioner Jeff Stowe.

“It has been a pleasure to work with these constituents, making sure they’re provided with the infrastruc...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Positive rabies alert in East Hall

This is to advise that there was contact between a rabid raccoon and two dogs recently in the 5500 block of Hood Street in Lula. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: September 20, 2016

Public Notice: Board of Tax Assessors meeting rescheduled

The Hall County Board of Tax Assessors meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 21 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Hall County Board of Assessors meetings are usually held at 4 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of every month...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Hall County moves forward with plans for a new park

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The Hall County Board of Commissioners is one step closer to constructing a park off Harrison Drive in Gainesville.

The board voted to place a resolution for the deannexation of property from the City of Gainesville on the consent agenda during Monday...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Citizens urged to sign up for online alerts during National Preparedness Month

In conjunction with National Preparedness Month this September, Hall County officials are urging citizens to sign up for the Citizen's Alert System, an online tool which notifies residents in the case of severe weather, fires, floods, toxic environmental ...Read on...

A current list of operational weather sirens
Posted on: August 31, 2016

Tax Commissioner's Office adds agent dedicated to dealers, large fleets

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The Hall County Tax Commissioner is pleased to announce the addition of a new service within the office – a dedicated Dealer/Fleet Agent. This service is available for all dealerships and businesses or individuals with more than 25 fleet transactions. ...Read on...

Hall County Tax Commissioner's webpage
Posted on: August 30, 2016

Pets and students partner up for 'Run with the Rescues'

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It won't be an ordinary training run for members of the Chestatee High School Cross Country Team this Saturday. This time, they'll each be joined by four extra legs.

The team has partnered with the Hall County Animal Shelter for a "Run with the R...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: August 29, 2016

SPLOST VII revenues above projections, expenditures on track

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Approximately $29.9 million has been collected in the first year of Hall County’s Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) VII, which was approved by voters in March 2015. That’s 4.27 percent (or $1.2 million) more than SPLOST VII was projected t...Read on...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Hall County offices closed Labor Day

This is a reminder that Hall County's administrative offices, courts, community centers and libraries will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 for Labor Day.

Essential public safety and public works personnel will continue service as usual during the holiday. T...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Positive rabies alert in South Hall

This is to advise that there was contact between a rabid raccoon and a dog recently in the 4000 block of Poplar Springs Road. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Fr...Read on...

View pets available for adoption by clicking here.
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Litter trap project receives statewide award

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The Hall County/City of Gainesville Flat Creek Bandalong Litter Trap was recently named as the recipient of the American Public Works Association (APWA) - Georgia Chapter's 2016 Technical Innovation Award.

The APWA GA Chapter Awards Program recognizes...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

Hall County pays off more than $2 million in sewer debt

The Hall County Board of Commissioners paid off millions of dollars in sewer debt last month after voting to sell property at the Spout Springs Water Reclamation Facility (SSWRF) on Spout Springs Road.

Two tracts, totaling over 100 acres, were both sol...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2016

New traffic signal makes for safer intersection at Sterling on the Lake

Hall County officials have partnered with several other entities to make the intersection at the entrance to Sterling on the Lake subdivision on Spout Springs Road much safer for motorists in the area.

Hall County District 1 Commissioner Kathy Cooper ...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

Officials move up timeline for Spout Springs Road Widening Project

Hall County officials are pleased to announce that construction for one of the most urgent transportation projects in the county, the widening of Spout Springs Road, will occur two years earlier than originally anticipated.

The news comes following a ...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Hall County receives award for excellence in financial reporting

Hall County Financial Services has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fi...Read on...

Click here to view the FY 2015 CAFR
Posted on: June 30, 2016

Positive rabies alert in East Hall

This is to advise that in the Gillsville Highway area of East Hall there was contact between a Fox and Human. The Fox was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. On June 29 2016, Hall County Animal Control was advised that t...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Hall County offices closed for Independence Day holiday

This is a reminder that Hall County's administrative offices, courts, community centers and libraries will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day federal holiday.

Essential public safety and public works personnel will contin...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Celebrate July 4th with fireworks at Laurel Park

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Hall County Government invites residents to enjoy live music, spectacular fireworks and more on July 2 at Laurel Park, benefiting the American Legion Paul E. Bolding Post 7.

Laurel Park is located at 3100 Old Cleveland Hwy, Gainesville. Gates will o...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

Flood Risk Open House with GA DNR and FEMA

Join us June 29, 2016, for a Flood Risk Open House with GA DNR and FEMA to see new preliminary flood maps, which replace maps based on outdated studies, which some are more than 30 years old. Revisions to these mapping products include residents in Hall ...Read on...

Posted on: June 14, 2016

Hall County Hosting Visioning Workshop for Comprehensive Land Use Plan Update

Hall County Government is hosting a Visioning Workshop to be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 6 PM in the Commission Meeting Room located at the Hall County Government Center, 2875 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville. The workshop’s primary purpose is to re...Read on...

Posted on: June 14, 2016

Hall County Hosting Visioning Workshop for Comprehensive Land Use Plan Update

Hall County Government is hosting a Visioning Workshop to be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 6 PM in the Commission Meeting Room located at the Hall County Government Center, 2875 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville. The workshop’s primary purpose is to re...Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2016

Hall County kicks off Comprehensive Land Use Plan Update

Hall County Government is conducting a planning process to update the County's Comprehensive Plan. The plan will be an opportunity to assess current conditions and update land use, housing, economic development, cultural preservation and protection of en...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2016

Gov. Deal appoints Commissioner Cooper to DFCS State Advisory Board

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Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has named Hall County District 1 Commissioner Kathy Cooper to the Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) State Advisory Board.

The advisory board reviews and recommends proposed rules and regulations for DFCS, w...Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2016

Public safety personnel, new marine rescue boat credited for saving missing kayaker

A Hall County man is recovering after being saved on the banks of Lake Lanier with the help of quick-thinking public safety personnel and Hall County Fire Services’ new marine rescue boat.

Hall County 911 was contacted Monday evening by Pam Mock, stat...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2016

Unpaid property tax bills to incur 10 percent penalty on March 1

March 1 is the last day to pay property tax in full before incurring the state-mandated 10 percent penalty on 2015 property tax. On March 2, the 10 percent penalty will be added to any unpaid principle amount. Additionally, state statute also adds 1 per...Read on...

Hall County Tax Commissioner's webpage
Posted on: February 15, 2016

Upcoming repairs announced for several Hall County railroad crossings

Hall County Government has been made aware of a number of upcoming repairs that will be made to railroad crossings in the area.

Norfolk Southern Railway advised Hall County on Friday that crews will be surfacing the following crossings beginning on Tu...Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2016

Crews to begin work on McEver Road following weather delay

Work to completely overhaul a portion of McEver Road is set to begin around noon Thursday following a delay earlier this week due to winter weather in the area.

Crews were originally set to begin the full depth reclamation project, which stretches fr...Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2016

Hall County 911 Center upgraded with new flooring, work stations

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Employees at Hall County's 911 Center have moved back into their upgraded space after spending the past several months in another portion of the County's Emergency Services Complex while work was taking place on the 911 Center.

The new 911 Center is n...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Hall Co. Clerk of Court to offer notary public training workshops

The Hall County Clerk of Court’s Office is offering two free notary public training workshops for the public next month.

Working in conjunction with the Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority, the Hall County Clerk of Court’s Office will ...Read on...

Hall County Clerk of Courts webpage
Posted on: February 5, 2016

Hall County, Commissioner Powell recognized by Hall Co. Green Alliance

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A number of Hall County projects, as well as a Hall County elected official, were honored Friday at the Hall County Green Alliance's annual awards ceremony.

Hall County Resource Recovery received the Project/Initiative of the Year Award for Public Educ...Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Weather sirens, Citizen's Alert System test postponed

The audible test of the severe weather warning, which was originally scheduled to be conducted by Hall County Central Communications/E9-1-1 at 10 a.m. on Feb. 3, has been postponed due to the threat of severe weather in the area.

Sound tests are not ...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Hall Co. crews to begin rebuilding historic cabin Monday

Hall County crews will begin the process of rebuilding a historic log cabin home at Cherokee Bluffs Park on Monday.

The cabin belonged to Col. James Roberts and dates back to at least the 1840s. The home was carefully dismantled several years ago by ...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

New Hall County C.I. grand opening set for Feb. 12

Hall County Government will be holding a grand opening for the new Hall County Correctional Institution (C.I.) on Friday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m.

The new facility replaces the old Hall County C.I., which is 53 years old.

"We are honored to be able ...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

Positive rabies alert in East Hall

This is to advise that two dogs had contact recently with a rabid raccoon in the Cape Road area of east Hall County. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Thursday tha...Read on...

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Posted on: January 27, 2016

Register now for the Hall County Government Scholars' Academy

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Registration is now open for the Hall County Government Scholars' Academy, which will be held March 15- May 10. Each of the nine sessions will focus on a different aspect of local government and will include tours of many facilities. Be ready for an inter...Read on...

Links to Syllabus and Registration Form
Posted on: January 23, 2016

Hall Co. crews worked throughout the night, keeping citizens safe

Hall County crews worked throughout the night to keep roads clear during the latest winter weather event, resulting in a relatively uneventful 24 hours for public safety personnel.

"Road crews have been out all night and continue to remain in the ...Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2016

Hall County Government facilities closing at noon, will remain closed Saturday

Due to the threat of severe winter weather in the area, the Hall County Government Center, Hall County Courthouse, Hall County compactor sites, parks, community centers, libraries, the Hall County Government Family Health Center and Hall County Landfill w...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2016

Board of Tax Assessors meeting rescheduled due to weather

The Hall County Board of Tax Assessors meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 20 has been canceled due to inclement weather. This meeting is rescheduled for the following Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 4 p.m.

Hall County Board of Assessors meetings are usually ...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2016

Search and rescue exercise rescheduled for Jan. 16

A search and rescue exercise originally planned for Saturday, Jan. 9 has been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 16.

Representatives from several of Hall County's public safety agencies will be participating the event, which will take place in the area o...Read on...

Posted on: January 11, 2016

Hall County offices closed Jan. 18

This is a reminder that Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Essential public safety and public works personnel will continue service as usual during...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Deadline for Taxpayer Returns of Real & Personal Property, other exemptions is April 1

Jan. 1 – April 1 is the time period for Hall County property owners to file a Taxpayer Return of Real Estate, Personal Property Reporting Form or file for Homestead Exemptions and Conservation Use with the Hall County Board of Assessors Office. Reasons t...Read on...

Hall County Tax Assessors webpage
Posted on: January 7, 2016

Sheriff’s Office employee’s world record attempt set for Jan. 16 at Chestatee High

Hall County Sheriff's Sgt. Greg Cochran will attempt to flip a 555-pound tire more than 205 times in a single hour at Chestatee High School on Jan. 16 in order to raise money for two worthy causes.

Proceeds from the “Tire to Inspire” event’s sponsors,...Read on...

Chestatee High School promotional video
Posted on: January 5, 2016

Hall County first responders to participate in search and rescue exercise

Representatives from several of Hall County’s public safety agencies will be participating in a search and rescue exercise on Saturday, Jan. 9 in the area of Don Carter State Park.

“This will be an opportunity for Hall County’s first responders to pra...Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2015

Two more positive rabies cases confirmed in North Hall

This is to advise that two more rabies cases have recently been confirmed in Hall County.

The first occurred when a dog had contact with a rabid raccoon in the area of Highway 52 in north Hall County. The second occurred in the Britt Gailey Road area...Read on...

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Posted on: December 29, 2015

Hall County celebrates significant accomplishments in 2015

Hall County Government is proud to have accomplished many things in 2015 through the leadership of the Hall County Board of Commissioners and the coordination of Hall County staff. The following represents a sample of those achievements; however, it does...Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2015

Two positive rabies cases in East Hall

This is to advise that two more rabies cases have recently been confirmed in Hall County.

The first occurred when two goats had contact with a rabid skunk in the South Browning Bridge Road area of east Hall County. The second occurred in the Noah's W...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: December 22, 2015

Hall County’s newest Juvenile Court judge to be sworn in Dec. 31

Hall County’s newest juvenile court judge, and the first person of Latino descent to serve as a judge in the Northeastern Judicial Circuit, will be sworn into office on Thursday, Dec. 31 at 9 a.m.

The appointment of Joe Raymond Diaz to the position of ...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2015

Hall County participates in "Bring One for the Chipper" initiative

Hall County is participating in the "Bring One for the Chipper" event again this year. Hall County's 12 compactor sites and the Hall County Recycling Center on Chestnut Street will be receiving undecorated Christmas trees beginning on Dec. 26 t...Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2015

Hall Co. Sheriff's Office teams up for annual C.O.A.T.S. Drive

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With the coldest weather of the season yet to come, the Hall County Sheriff's Office has teamed up with Hall County Schools, Syfan Logistics, the Hall County Tax Commissioner and Hall County Government to conduct its annual Winter C.O.A.T.S. (Community Or...Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2015

Hall County offices closed Dec. 24-25, Jan. 1

This is a reminder that Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 25 for the Christmas holidays, as well as Jan. 1 for the New Year's holiday.

The landfill and Hall County Recycing Center will b...Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2015

Moody’s cites surpluses, conservative budgeting in Hall County’s bond rating upgrade

Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Hall County’s general obligation bond rating from Aa3 to Aa2, citing “the county’s strengthened reserve position following several years of operating surpluses, driven by conservative budgeting management.”

The u...Read on...

Click here for a copy of Moody's rating report
Posted on: December 15, 2015

Hall County Sheriff’s deputies spread Christmas cheer with gift cards

Several members of the Hall County Sheriff’s Office are spending the first half of this week bringing Christmas cheer to unexpected citizens in the community.

Several deputies in marked patrol cars, along with members of Montgomery Memorial Baptist Ch...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2015

Hall County Government launches 'Back the Badge' campaign

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Hall County Government is launching a social media campaign titled “Back the Badge” as a way to show support of—and solidarity with—local law enforcement.

The campaign will include pictures of law enforcement personnel with Hall County Government empl...Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2015

Hall County audit reveals no findings, $1.3 million added to fund balance

Hall County has been issued a clean opinion by its auditors, according to a presentation made at the Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting Thursday night.

Beth Grimes with Bates, Carter & Co., LLP told commissioners that not only were there no...Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2015

Hall County 911 seamlessly migrates to new, upgraded phone system

Hall County 911 seamlessly switched over to its new, upgraded phone system Thursday without any drop in service to citizens.

“We are pleased to announce that the transition is complete and that Hall County 911’s high quality level of service continued ...Read on...

Posted on: December 7, 2015

New judge appointed to Hall County Juvenile Court

The Superior Court judges of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit are pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Raymond Diaz to the position of Juvenile Court Judge.

Diaz has been practicing law in the City of Gainesville and the Dawson and Hall County ...Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2015

Sardis Road reopens following repairs

The portion of Sardis Road that was washed out following heavy rains in the area has reopened.

Hall County Engineer Kevin McInturff said the on-call contractor for the project, Simpson Trucking & Grading, completed work on the roadway Saturday.
...Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2015

Hall Co. Tax Commissioner reminds residents how to retrieve RIN for renewals

With the recent notification from the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) regarding the change in renewal notices for this month, Hall County Tax Commissioner Darla Eden would like to remind residents of the new Renewal Identification Number (RIN) retriev...Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2015

Positive rabies alert in East Hall

This is to advise that two dogs had contact recently with a rabid skunk in the Pea Ridge Road area of northeast Hall County. The skunk was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Thursd...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: November 30, 2015

Reminder of the City of Gainesville's general municipal runoff election

The general municipal runoff election for the City of Gainesville's Ward 3 City Council seat will be held Tuesday, Dec. 1.

"Because none of the four candidates in the Nov. 3 election garnered a majority vote, the two highest candidates will compe...Read on...

Posted on: November 24, 2015

HCFS personnel organize helmet giveaway following child's bicycle accident

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Some calls that Hall County firefighters respond to can have such a powerful effect on the men and women in uniform that they feel compelled to do something to make a difference.

That was the case on Sept. 13 when units from Hall County Fire Station 1...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2015

Motor vehicle renewal notices to be handled differently this month

The Office of the Hall County Tax Commissioner was informed last week that standard registration renewal notices for December will not be mailed out by the Department of Revenue (DOR). Instead, the DOR will be sending out generic letter notifications to ...Read on...

Hall County Tax Commissioner's webpage
Posted on: November 19, 2015

Hall County offices closed Nov. 26- 27

This is a reminder that Hall County's administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 for the Thanksgiving holidays. Hall County's community centers will also remain closed through the weekend.
...Read on...

Posted on: November 19, 2015

Hall Co.'s Human Resources Department receives statewide award

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Hall County Government’s Human Resources Department has been recognized as a state leader in government human resource programs.

Hall County’s Department of Human Resources was awarded the Large Agency Achievement Award at the Georgia Local Government...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2015

Positive rabies alert in East Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid skunk in the Hewell Road area of east Hall County. The skunk was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Wednesday that th...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: November 13, 2015

Commission honors Kubota for milestone achievement, generous donation

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The Hall County Board of Commissioners publicly thanked Kubota Manufacturing of America Corp. (KMA) Thursday night for their generous donation of an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) to Hall County Fire Services.

“The Hall County community deeply appreciates ...Read on...

Posted on: November 13, 2015

Cherokee Bluffs Park grand opening set for Nov. 20

Hall County Government will be holding a grand opening for Cherokee Bluffs Park on Friday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m.

The approximately 168-acre, passive-use park is located along Blackjack Road in Flowery Branch near the Sterling on the Lake subdivision. Cons...Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Positive rabies alert in North Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid skunk in the Pea Ridge Road area of north Hall County. The skunk was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Thursday that...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: November 12, 2015

Sheriff Couch encourages participation in Georgia Gives Day

As nonprofits across the state of Georgia participate in the fourth annual Georgia Gives Day Thursday, Hall County’s sheriff is doing his part to give back to a charity that has special significance to him.

“I have spent my entire adult life as a memb...Read on...

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Posted on: November 12, 2015

Hall Co. Fire Services to offer free CPR classes to public

Do you know how to save a life? Hall County Fire Services is now offering free monthly CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) classes to citizens interested in learning this life-saving skill.

“It is our duty as men and women of Hall County Fire Service...Read on...

Posted on: November 11, 2015

Hall Co. Fire Services display 'Greenlights' to honor veterans

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While the color red is usually the color associated with fire departments, the 16 Hall County fire stations scattered across our community are going green in honor of Veterans Day.

"There are numerous personnel within our department who are curren...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2015

Positive rabies alert in North Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid raccoon in the Woodlane Way area of north Hall County. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Monday that...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: November 6, 2015

Positive rabies alert in North Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid skunk in the Cobb Griffin Road area of northeast Hall County. The skunk was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Wednes...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: November 3, 2015

Positive rabies alert in North Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid skunk in the Noah Martin Road area of northeast Hall County. The skunk was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Monday ...Read on...

Available pets for adoption
Posted on: October 28, 2015

Positive rabies alert in North Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid fox in the Campground Road area of north Hall County. The fox was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Tuesday that the...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: October 28, 2015

Mother, son reunite with Hall Co. EMT who saved their lives

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The letter took nearly two years to write. After all, how can someone sum up in words their gratitude to the person that saved their life and the life of their unborn child? That’s the kind of letter that Hall County Fire Chief Jeff Hood found sitting o...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2015

Gov. Deal appoints Hall Co. Solicitor General to criminal justice council

Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed Hall County Solicitor General Stephanie Woodard to the Criminal Justice Reform Council.

“I am honored to serve the state in this capacity,” Woodard said. “I look forward to continuing the council’s work of protecting pu...Read on...

Solicitor of State Court's webpage
Posted on: October 23, 2015

Positive rabies alert in North Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid raccoon in the Campground Road area of north Hall County. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Friday t...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: October 23, 2015

Several Hall Co. departments participate in Teen Maze event

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Several Hall County departments are participating in an experiential learning event this week that helps teach teenagers about the consequences—both positive and negative—of certain life choices.

The Hall County Sheriff’s Office, Hall County Animal S...Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2015

Positive rabies alert in East Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid skunk in the Noah's Way area of east Hall County. The skunk was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Thursday that the ...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: October 22, 2015

Hall Co. C.I. holds first graduation for substance abuse treatment program

Seventeen men were the first to graduate from Hall County’s Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) program Wednesday evening, making history for Hall County and marking a major milestone in their individual roads to recovery.

The RSAT program pr...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2015

'Howl-O-Ween' pet event set for this Saturday

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Bring your four-legged friends and join the Hall County Animal Shelter and Main Street Gainesville for “Howl-O-Ween on the Square” on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The event will include a pet costume/trick contest at 6 p.m., followed by a co...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2015

HCFS Marine Rescue Team trains for flooding disaster

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As South Carolina continues to deal with catastrophic flooding, Hall County Fire Services’ (HCFS) Marine Rescue Team is learning how to respond if that type of disaster struck our community.

“When Hall County experienced some minor flooding several y...Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2015

Hall County welcomes new Finance Director

Hall County Administrator Randy Knighton is pleased to announce that Zach Propes has been hired as the county’s new Director of Financial Services.

Propes comes to Hall County Government from Bates Carter, a Gainesville-based accounting firm, where h...Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2015

Positive rabies alert in North Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid raccoon in the Price Road area of north Hall County. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Friday that t...Read on...

Available pets for adoption
Posted on: October 7, 2015

Hall County Sheriff's Office receives Most Fit Company Award

The Hall County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) received the Most Fit Company Award from the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Wednesday morning during the HealthSmart Breakfast at the Gainesville Civic Center. The Sheriff’s Office was the recipient of the award i...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2015

Warden of the Hall Co. C.I. has article on R.E.A.C.T. program published

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The warden of the Hall County Correctional Institution wrote an article that was recently published in the 2015 fall edition of Georgia County Government Magazine. Warden Walt Davis' article, titled "A New Direction," highlights Hall County's ...Read on...

Click here to view the article
Posted on: October 5, 2015

Hall County celebrates Fire Prevention Week

Location matters when it comes to your smoke alarm. That’s the message behind this year’s National Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!”

Along with firefighters and safety advocates n...Read on...

National Fire Protection Association's website
Posted on: October 1, 2015

Ga. Dept. of Revenue announces delay in registration renewal notices

Per a recent press release from the Georgia Department of Revenue Motor Vehicle Division, the vendor responsible for mailing the registration renewal notices has been presented with operational and production related issues and is unable to fulfill their ...Read on...

Hall County Tax Commissioner's webpage
Posted on: October 1, 2015

Online registration renewals get easier with new RIN lookup feature

In cooperation with the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR), Hall County Tax Commissioner Darla Eden is pleased to announce expanded services and online lookup availability for the Renewal Identification Number (RIN). A RIN is a 12-digit number necessary...Read on...

Click here to obtain your RIN number online
Posted on: September 30, 2015

Positive rabies alert in East Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid skunk in the Belmont Highway area of east Hall County. The skunk was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Tuesday that ...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption
Posted on: September 28, 2015

Public Notice: Hall County Commission meetings rescheduled

The Hall County Board of Commissioners work session originally scheduled for Monday, Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. has been rescheduled and will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 5.

In addition, the Board of Commissioners voting meeting originally scheduled for ...Read on...

Posted on: September 25, 2015

New playgrounds installed at 2 Hall Co. parks

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Two Hall County parks are sporting some new features just in time for fall!

New playground equipment has been installed at East Hall Park and Cool Springs Park.

In addition to the new playground equipment, new sidewalks have also been installed at...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2015

Property tax statements to be mailed Oct. 1

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Property tax season is upon us, and the Hall County Tax Commissioner's Office is preparing to issue approximately 86,000 tax statements for real and personal property. The 2015 Hall County property tax statements are scheduled for mailing Oct. 1 and are...Read on...

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

Hall County logo design project receives national award

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Hall County Government received national recognition for its new logo design project during last week's 3CMA Conference in Atlanta.

3CMA, the City-County Communications and Marketing Association, is a dynamic network of professional public communicator...Read on...

Posted on: September 4, 2015

Positive rabies alert in West Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid raccoon in the Manor Ridge Drive area of west Hall County. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Friday ...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption!
Posted on: September 3, 2015

Commissioner Gibbs to host Town Hall Meeting Sept. 15

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Hall County District 3 Commissioner Scott Gibbs is hosting a Town Hall Meeting at North Hall Community Center on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m.

Joining Commissioner Gibbs will be Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black, State Rep. Lee Hawkins, State ...Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2015

Positive rabies alert in North Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid raccoon in the Hardy Road area of north Hall County. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Friday that t...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2015

TAVT rates to remain at 7 percent through 2018

The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) released the Title Ad Valorem Tax (TAVT) Rates for 2016-2018. The TAVT rate will remain at 7 percent through 2018.

TAVT is applicable to new vehicle sales and private party (casual sales) each time the vehicle i...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 26, 2015

Positive rabies alert in East Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid fox in the Candler Road area of east Hall County. The fox was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Wednesday that the f...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2015

Hall County receives statewide award for recycling program

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Hall County Government’s Resource Recovery program was named Outstanding Government Recycling Leader in the state for 2015 by the Georgia Recycling Coalition.

“Hall County is honored to be recognized for our comprehensive and sustainable components an...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

Educational trail to be installed at Laurel Park

Children will have a fun, new way to learn while exploring one of Hall County’s parks.

The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with United Way of Hall County for the installation of a “Born Learning” ...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2015

Ribbon cutting for new tax kiosk set for Aug. 19

The Hall County Tax Commissioner’s Office, in cooperation with the Hall County Board of Commissioners and Hall County Parks & Leisure, will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new tax kiosk at North Hall Community Center at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug...Read on...

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Posted on: August 6, 2015

Fireworks, BBQ and live music planned for Laurel Summer Fest

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Enjoy live music, delicious barbecue and a fireworks celebration during Laurel Summer Fest, Saturday, Aug. 29 at Laurel Park!

The annual event will feature a number of local musical acts, including Fly Betty Band. There will be plenty of barbeque dur...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2015

Mobile app gives Hall Co. citizens access to government at their fingertips

Hall County Government’s updated website can now be viewed with the help of a mobile app, which provides citizens with access to County information and services at their fingertips.

With the increased use of mobile devices, the Hall County app is an e...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2015

Former Hall Co. Animal Shelter pet helps USDA

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A Hall County Animal Shelter pet is now working with the federal government to make sure the foods you eat are safe.

The Animal Shelter received a letter of appreciation from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on July 24, thanking them ...Read on...

Posted on: July 24, 2015

Positive rabies alert in North Hall

This is to advise that a dog had contact recently with a rabid raccoon in the Cool Springs Road area of north Hall County. The raccoon was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Friday...Read on...

Click here to see pets available for adoption!
Posted on: July 24, 2015

Hall Co. to host Firefighter Combat Challenge Aug. 14- 15

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Hall County Fire Services will host firefighters from across the country next month as they compete in the Scott’s Firefighter Combat Challenge.

The challenge is an exciting competitive event in which firefighters simulate the physical demands of real...Read on...

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

Hall Co. Drug Court graduating largest class in program's history

Sixteen people will graduate from Hall County Drug Court Friday, the largest number of graduates since the program's inception.

As the first accountability court program in Hall County, Drug Court began in February 2001 to provide early intervention t...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2015

Hall Co. Animal Control rescues 59 dogs from North Hall home

Hall County Animal Control officers have rescued 59 dogs from deplorable conditions at a home in north Hall County.

Animal Control officers discovered the animals at 8468 Romey Savage Road Tuesday.

“Our officers responded to the mobile home, obta...Read on...

Hall County Animal Shelter webpage
Posted on: July 2, 2015

Hall Co. Animal Shelter's "Adopt-a-Can" bin makes its debut

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A new member of Hall County Resource Recovery's "Adopt-a-Can" program is making its debut this weekend. The Hall County Animal Shelter is the newest participant in the program, which allows groups to "adopt" roll-off recycling recepta...Read on...

Click here for more info about the Animal Shelter
Posted on: June 25, 2015

Hall County Commission adopts FY 2016 budget

The Hall County Board of Commissioners adopted a balanced budget Thursday night for the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2015, and ends June 30, 2016.

The General Fund millage rate, which is the property tax rate that supports daily operations, was rol...Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2015

Notice of property tax increase advertisement

NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

COUNTYWIDE GENERAL FUND

The Hall County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate for the Countywide General Fund which will require an increase in property taxes by 4.43 percent.

All concerned ...Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2015

Notice of property tax increase press release

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NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

GENERAL FUND
Countywide

The Hall County Board of Commissioners passed a motion Monday to consider leaving the current millage rate of 5.989 unchanged, which would increase the property taxes it le...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Hall Co. deputy recognized for work against domestic violence

A Hall County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been recognized for his work in the fight against domestic violence in the Hall County community.

The Hall County Domestic Violence Task Force (DVTF) presented the Officer of the Quarter Award to Deputy Bobby ...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2015

Hall Co. Government flags lowered following death of former Commission chairman

Flags at Hall County Government facilities are being flown at half-staff in recognition of the death of former Hall County Commission Chairman Curtis Segars.

“We are truly grateful for Curtis’ years of service and owe him significant credit for the c...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2015

Dedication ceremony scheduled for Fire Services' new rescue boat

A christening and dedication ceremony will be held for Hall County Fire Services’ new marine rescue boat Thursday at Laurel Park.

The ceremony will follow a 3 p.m. “Summer of Safety” press conference jointly hosted by the Georgia Department of Natural ...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2015

Old Dahlonega Highway reopens

Old Dahlonega Highway reopened late Tuesday after being closed for more than two months due to construction.

The roadway was closed on March 2 north of Old Whelchel Road for culvert replacement.

Anyone seeking additional information is asked to con...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

Hall County offices closed Memorial Day

This is a reminder that Hall County's administrative offices, courts, community centers and libraries will be closed Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.

Essential public safety and public works personnel will continue service as usual during the holiday....Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Personal property assessment notices to be mailed Friday

The Hall County Tax Assessors office will mail Personal Property notices of current assessment on Friday, May 15. Personal property includes business and manufacturing equipment and inventory, boats and aircraft. As required by state law, this annual noti...Read on...

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Posted on: May 1, 2015

Hall Co. purchasing procedures to be reviewed at vendor conference

Providers of goods and services who are interested in working with Hall County Government are invited to attend the Purchasing Division’s Vendor Conference on May 20. Topics to be covered include the County’s procurement procedures and writing a Request ...Read on...

Hall County Vendor Conference Registration Form
Posted on: May 13, 2015

Sowers named Assistant Solicitor-General of the Year for 2015

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Amber Sowers, Chief Assistant Solicitor-General for Hall County, was named "Assistant Solicitor-General of the Year for 2015" on May 6 during the 2015 Georgia Association of Solicitors-General (GASG) conference hosted by the Prosecuting Attorney...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Public Notice for the Hall County Board of Tax Assessors

The Hall County Board of Tax Assessors meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 20 has been rescheduled to the preceding Wednesday, May 13 at 4 p.m. Hall County Board of Assessors meetings are usually held at 4 p.m. on the first and third Wednesda...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Public safety personnel to be celebrated with downtown tribute

Celebrate National Police Week (May 10- 16) and Emergency Medical Services Week (May 17- 23) by buying a brick in support of the Community Public Safety Tribute planned for downtown Gainesville’s Roosevelt Square.

The tribute is the result of a partn...Read on...

Click here to buy a brick!
Posted on: May 8, 2015

Hall Co. Government to hold Budget Forum

Hall County Government will hold a Budget Forum on Monday, May 18 and Tuesday, May 19, which will provide an additional opportunity for the public to gain insight into budget requests submitted by various County departments and agencies for fiscal year 20...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Two Hall Co. firefighters receive hero award

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Two members of Hall County Fire Services were recognized Wednesday morning during the American Red Cross Northeast Georgia Chapter’s Heroes Breakfast. The annual event recognizes and honors those in the community who have shown courage, dedication and cha...Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2015

Story of lifesaving dog shared for Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

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In recognition of April 30th as "National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day," the Hall County Animal Shelter would like to recognize a shelter dog whose heroic actions saved the life of another shelter pet.

A 2-year-old pit bull mix named Star gave bi...Read on...

Hall County Animal Shelter webpage
Posted on: April 24, 2015

Butterfly Release caps off Victims' Rights Week in Hall County

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The Hall County Solicitor and District Attorney’s offices concluded National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with a special ceremony Friday, honoring a local agency that provides hope to victims of sexual abuse.

The sixth annual Victims’ Rights Butterfly Re...Read on...

Office for Victims of Crime website
Posted on: April 20, 2015

Chairman Mecum to lead committee on public safety and courts policy

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Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum was recently named as the 2015-2016 Chairman of the Public Safety and the Courts Policy Committee for ACCG, Georgia’s county association. The appointment was made by ACCG President and Gwinnett Co...Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2015

Animal Shelter puppies provide stress relief to Brenau students

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The Hall County Animal Shelter is teaming up with Brenau University once again to provide some stress relief to students during finals week.

Cindy Langman, program coordinator for the Hall County Animal Shelter, is bringing puppies from the shelter to ...Read on...

Hall County Animal Shelter webpage
Posted on: April 14, 2015

Hall County C.I. golf tournament raises funds to combat human trafficking

The Hall County Correctional Institute (C.I.) is hosting an inaugural golf tournament to benefit a number of agencies devoted to ending human trafficking in Georgia.

The tournament is scheduled for Monday, May 4 at Chattahoochee Golf Course, 301 Tommy...Read on...

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Posted on: April 13, 2015

Real property assessment notices to be mailed Friday

The Hall County Tax Assessors office will mail real property notices of current assessment on Friday, April 17 to all owners of real property. Real property consists of land and any improvements thereon. As required by state law, this annual notice will i...Read on...

Hall County Tax Assessors webpage
Posted on: April 10, 2015

New tax kiosk to be located at North Hall Community Center

Residents in north Hall County will soon be able to renew their motor vehicle registration at a location closer to home.

At a meeting Thursday evening, the Hall County Board of Commissioners approved the implementation of a new tax kiosk to be located...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2015

Hall County to celebrate victims’ rights throughout April

Every April, Hall County observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) by promoting victims’ rights and honoring crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.

This year’s NCVRW will be held April 19-25 and the theme “Engaging Communitie...Read on...

Office for Victims of Crime website
Posted on: March 26, 2015

Injured, abandoned dog receives critical care at Hall Co. Animal Shelter

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A lively three-legged Cocker Spaniel is healthy and happy thanks to the care she received recently at the Hall County Animal Shelter.


Hall County Animal Shelter Program Coordinator Cindy Langman said a Hall County citizen discovered the dog, which a...Read on...

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Posted on: March 23, 2015

Hall Co. Fire Services places first in fundraising for burn foundation

Hall County Fire Services raised more money than any other fire department in the state during the annual "Give Burns the Boot" fundraiser, benefitting the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation.

Hall County Fire Services raised $61,539.60 du...Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2015

Hall Co. crews not removing debris from private property

Hall County officials are reminding the public that debris resulting from last month’s winter weather events will not be removed by County crews if it fell onto private property. Crews will only remove debris that fell directly onto the right of way or w...Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Hall Co. Animal Shelter releases new logo, 'No Animal Left Behind' slogan

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The Hall County Animal Shelter is unveiling its new logo and slogan, which capitalize on the shelter's legacy of giving all stray animals a temporary home regardless of age, breed or medical needs.


"The new logo features all types of animals-do...Read on...

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Posted on: March 9, 2015

Hall Co. crews continue to remove debris following winter storms

Hall County crews are continuing to work diligently in order to remove fallen trees and limbs from the right of way following recent winter weather events.

As a reminder, crews will only remove debris that fell directly onto the right of way or was cu...Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2015

Hall Co. Fire Services warns citizens of possible scam

Hall County authorities are warning residents about a possible scam involving someone pretending to be associated with Hall County Fire Services.

Hall County’s Interim Deputy Fire Chief Chad Black said several residents and businesses have reported b...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2015

Hall County Government delays opening of its facilities Thursday

Hall County Government facilities, including the Hall County Government Center, Hall County Courthouse, community centers, parks, landfill, Recycling Center and compactor sites will delay opening until 10 a.m. Thursday due to inclement weather.

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Posted on: February 24, 2015

Public Notice: Board of Tax Assessors called meeting canceled

The Hall County Board of Tax Assessors' called meeting, originally scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, has been canceled due to inclement weather.

The Board of Tax Assessors is the five-member body responsible for the preparation of the annual ta...Read on...

Board of Tax Assessors webpage
Posted on: February 10, 2015

Three from Hall Co. Government recognized as Masters of Safety

Three representatives from Hall County Government were honored Tuesday morning at the First Annual Masters of Safety Awards Ceremony & Forum at Featherbone Communiversity.

Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard V. Mecum, Hall County 9...Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2015

New Juvenile Court Judges sworn into office

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Two new Juvenile Court judges were ceremonially sworn into office in Hall County last week.

Superior Court Judge Kathlene F. Gosselin administered the oath of office to Juvenile Court Judge Robert A. “Bo” Weber, and Superior Court Judge Jason Deal ad...Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2015

Tax Commissioner Eden seeks taxpayers for refunds

In a new effort to find and remind taxpayers of unclaimed monies, Hall County Tax Commissioner Darla Eden announced Monday that her office is looking to return thousands of dollars in tax refunds to taxpayers.

Eden’s Accounting Manager Mark Bennett t...Read on...

List of eligible residents
Posted on: January 29, 2015

Hall Co. Constitutional Officers announce statewide scholarship

The Constitutional Officers of Hall County - Sheriff Gerald Couch, Clerk of Courts Charles Baker and Tax Commissioner Darla Eden - are pleased to announce a scholarship contest for Georgia high school seniors and current college undergraduates.

Each y...Read on...

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Posted on: January 23, 2015

Positive rabies alert in East Hall

This is to advise that two dogs had contact recently with a rabid skunk in the Grove Street area of east Hall County. The skunk was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Friday that t...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Tax Commissioner Eden elected to technology council's board

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Hall County Tax Commissioner Darla Eden has recently been elected to the Board of the Tax Commissioners’ Technology Development Council of Georgia, better known as TCTECH. TCTECH was founded in 1999 to provide tax commissioners with a platform to share in...Read on...

Hall County Tax Commissioner's webpage
Posted on: January 12, 2015

Positive rabies alert in East Hall

This is to advise that two people had contact recently with a rabid cat in the 5th Street area of east Hall County. The cat was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Monday that the c...Read on...

See available pets for adoption
Posted on: January 2, 2015

TAVT rate increases with new year

This is a reminder to citizens that the Title Ad Valorem Tax (TAVT) fee rate has increased from 6.75 percent in 2014 to 7 percent in 2015, in accordance with state law that went into effect in 2013, changing the system by which motor vehicles are taxed. ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 30, 2014

Hall County reflects on many accomplishments in 2014

Hall County Government is proud to have accomplished many things in 2014 through the leadership of the Hall County Board of Commissioners and the coordination of Hall County staff. The following represents a sample of those achievements; however, it does...Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2014

Hall County C.I. receives grant to combat substance abuse

The Hall County Correctional Institution has been named as a recipient of an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. The $50,000 grant will be used to implement a Residential Substance Abuse Program (RS...Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2014

Hall County 911 staff participates in Secret Santa Project

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The staff of Hall County 911 Communications is used to acting as the unsung hero in emergency situations, but this year, they also played the part of Santa Claus for four local families in need.

According the 911 Director Gail Lane, the 911 Center st...Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2014

Hall County launches redesigned website

Hall County is launching its redesigned website, which features a more modern, updated design and provides citizens with easier access to County information and services online.

“The new website is designed to be user-friendly for citizens,” said Hall...Read on...


Posted on: August 26, 2015

TAVT rates to remain at 7 percent through 2018

The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) released the Title Ad Valorem Tax (TAVT) Rates for 2016-2018. The TAVT rate will remain at 7 percent through 2018.

TAVT is applicable to new vehicle sales and private party (casual sales) each time the vehicle i...Read on...

Additional Info...