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Fitch Rates Hospital Authority of Hall County, GA's 2014A Certificates at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:03:00 -0700

Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to the following Hospital Authority of Hall County and the City of Gainesville, GA Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.

Hall Co. Library System faces tough financial decisions
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:37:28 -0700

GAINESVILLE - Difficulties with funding continue to plague the Hall County Library System, and HCLS board members have been asked to come up with some options for finding new money or face the possibility of making changes in operating hours.

Fitch Rates Northeast Georgia Health System's Series 2014B/C Revs 'A'; Outlook Stable
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:33:00 -0700

Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A' rating to the following bonds expected to be issued by the Hospital Authority of Hall County and the City of Gainesville on behalf

New jobs promised as campaigns spar
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:30:38 -0700

Small-tractor manufacturer Kubota Manufacturing of America plans to add 650 jobs in Hall County over the next several years as it invests $100 million in an expansion of its Gainesville headquarters, the state announced Monday.

Ga. electorate shrinks; fewer new voters are white
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:58:05 -0700

In Hall County, according to Charlotte Sosebee, who oversees voter registration and elections in the county, there are 96,874 eligible voters this year, compared to 85,079 two years ago, and 79,616 in 2010.

WEEK 10: Showdowns in every region, fierce rivalry on tap tonight
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:11:16 -0700

West Hall's Kwon Williams (4) leaps through a group of East Hall defenders during a game played earlier this season in Oakwood. Both the Spartans and Vikings face key region match-ups on Friday. / photo: RMC Media. / photo: RMC Media

Gainesville, Hall schools would benefit from Pre-K expansion grant
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:36:00 -0700

ATLANTA - Georgia has applied for a multi-million dollar federal grant to expand the state’s Pre-K program in areas of high-need around the state, including Gainesville and Hall County.

Early voting ends Friday
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:15:02 -0700

GAINESVILLE - Early voting ends Friday in Georgia for the Nov. 4 general election. In Hall County, voting is taking place at the county Government Center in the Elections and Voter Registration Office. The office is open from 8:00-5:00, Monday-Friday.

Two area teams move up, several more on cusp of prep football rankings
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:20:37 -0700

Jeferson is ranked fourth in Class AAA. North Gwinnett and Lanier moved up, while Buford and Jefferson held firm in the latest Georgia Sports Writers Association prep football poll, released Tuesday.

Tumbling Circle railroad crossing to permanently close next week
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:17:51 -0700

GAINESVILLE - Georgia Department of Transportation officials plan to permanently close an accident prone railroad crossing in the Oakwood area next Friday, according to Hall County officials.