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Posted on: February 11, 2021

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Parker Street partially closed through Sunday

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 19, 2021) – Starting Saturday, Feb. 20, Parker Street between Gordon and East avenues will be closed to traffic through Sunday, Feb. 21, announced the Gainesville Department of Water Resources (DWR).

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Gainesville, NGCF address community needs magnified by pandemic

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GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 17, 2021) – As the fight against COVID-19 persists, the City of Gainesville and North Georgia Community Foundation (NGCF) have partnered together to help those adversely impacted by the pandemic, whether due to illness, loss of empl...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Cottrell to Invest $125 Million in Gainesville, Hall County Expansion

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Cottrell, an industry leader in manufacturing and assembling over-the-road car haulers and equipment, will establish a second manufacturing facility in Gainesville. This will serve as the company’s...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Gainesville to operate on 2-hour delay Tuesday

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 15, 2021) – With rain and below-freezing temperatures creating the potential for black ice, the City of Gainesville will operate on a two-hour delay Tuesday, Feb. 16, to ensure the safety of visitors and staff.

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

WeGo offering $1 rides to COVID-19 vaccination appointments

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 4, 2021) – Have a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, but no ride? Consider WeGo, the City of Gainesville’s new vanpool service.

In February and March, WeGo will offer $1 fares (reduced from $3) to riders traveling to COVID-19 vaccinat...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

DWR to test system, intermittent water outages expected

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 3, 2021) – Some City of Gainesville customers will experience temporary water outages Thursday, Feb. 4, as the Gainesville Department of Water Resources (DWR) tests its system.

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Parker Street partially closed through Saturday

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 3, 2021) – Starting Wednesday, Feb. 3, Parker Street between Gordon and East avenues will be closed to traffic through Saturday, Feb. 6, announced the Gainesville Department of Water Resources (DWR).

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Scholarship offered to poultry, agriculture majors

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 2, 2021) – The City of Gainesville is pleased to announce the opening of the Gainesville Spring Chicken Festival Scholarship.

You may apply for this scholarship through March 1, if eligibility criteria is met. Below you&...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

City phones offline pending work; inbound calls to be restored

UPDATE (10:50 a.m. Feb. 2): The City phone system is back online.

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 2, 2021) -- The City of Gainesville IT Department, with the assistance of its communications provider, is currently performing maintenance on City phone lines today, F...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Gainesville triumphed through tragedy before earning reputation as popular Northeast GA destination

The Gainesville Cotton Mill after the tornado of 1903

Editor’s Note: To celebrate the City of Gainesville turning 200 years old on Nov. 30, 2021, Gainesville Georgia Government is sharing interesting highlights from its centuries-old history. This is the second installment in a series, which will b...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Red & Blue 5K open to public

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 25, 2021) – Ever wonder what it’d feel like to run alongside your heroes? Now’s your chance!

As part of the 2021 Georgia Police & Fire Games, hosted by the City of Gainesville June 20-26, the public ...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

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Access various alerts including road closures, parking alerts, boil water advisories, and more. Alerts will be displayed at the top of the website when active. Visitors can also sign up to receive notifications on specific categories to always stay inform...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Grove Street partially closed through Friday

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 25, 2021) – Starting today, Jan. 25, Grove Street between Parker and Banks streets will be closed to traffic through Friday, Jan. 29, the Gainesville Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced.

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Broad Street closed between Prior, Spring streets

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 20, 2021) – To assist Longstreet Clinic personnel in administering COVID-19 vaccines and drive-thru tests, the City of Gainesville has addressed a distraction that could impede progress.

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Municipal court announces January schedule changes

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 1, 2021) – To ensure everyone’s safety during the pandemic, and in the event COVID-19 cases rise after the holidays, Gainesville Municipal Court has rescheduled court dates planned the first week in January 2021....

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

hALL in partners seek to spread awareness, deepen campaign’s reach

HALL COUNTY, Ga. (Nov. 17, 2020) – Since the campaign launched in early October, more than 260 pledges representing dozens of businesses and organizations have signed up in support of the hALL in initiative, which seeks to stop the spread of COVID-19 in G...

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Posted on: December 25, 2020

Did you know? Read up on Gainesville’s beloved ho-ho-holiday history

Editor’s Note: To celebrate the City of Gainesville turning 200 years old on Nov. 30, 2021, Gainesville Georgia Government is sharing interesting highlights from its centuries-old history. This is the first installment in a series, which will be...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

New WeGo vanpool service launching Dec. 14

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Dec. 11, 2020) – The City of Gainesville will launch next week a new vanpool operation – WeGo – serving residents and visitors traveling within city limits.

“It’s easy, quick, safe and affordable,” Gainesville-Hall County Community Servic...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Main Street Money latest way to give the gift of local

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Nov. 25, 2020) – With Small Business Saturday around the corner, Main Street Gainesville is rolling out yet another way visitors to the historic downtown square can support small businesses in and around the area.

Through Main S...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Public encouraged to take hALL IN pledge against COVID-19

HALL COUNTY, Ga. (Oct. 2, 2020) – Local governments and community leaders in Gainesville-Hall County are encouraging everyone to be hALL in when it comes to the fight against COVID-19.

A collaborative effort by local governments, community leaders and key ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Civic Center Closed Renovations Underway

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Gainesville, GA – Gainesville Parks and Recreation announces that the Gainesville Civic Center is closed to the public through mid-March, 2021 for renovations.

First Floor renovations include the addition of three meeting rooms to accommodate smaller renta...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

GAME ON!

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GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 15, 2021) – The City of Gainesville is pleased to announce registration has opened for the 2021 Georgia Police & Fire Games, slated for June 20-26 at various venues across Gainesville-Hall County.

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

HUNTING FOR HISTORY

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GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 3, 2021) – In November, the City of Gainesville turns 200 years old. Needless to say, a celebration is in order!

The City’s kicking off the party planning now and looking to document the love people have for Gainesville ahead of the ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

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Gainesville has one of the most popular skate parks in the state.

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Intown parks make City living fun with something for everyone.

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

GAME ON!

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GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 15, 2021) – The City of Gainesville is pleased to announce registration has opened for the 2021 Georgia Police & Fire Games, slated for June 20-26 at various venues across Gainesville-Hall County.

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Rugby Tough

Rugby players for the Gainesville Rugby Football Club.

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 15, 2021) The Gainesville Rugby Football Club - Georgia (Gainesville RUFC) will host the Gwinnet Lions and the Columbus Cruise-A-Matics in a round robin tournament on  Saturday, February 20, 2021 beginning at 12:00 p.m at N...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

2026 NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships

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GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Oct. 15, 2020) – Come 2026, Lake Lanier Olympic Park (LLOP) will play host to the 2026 NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Divisions I, II and III Women's Rowing Championships, the NCAA announced Wednesday, Oct. 14.

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